GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — *This story will be updated throughout the night.*
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss announced a proclamation of civil emergency, which includes a nighttime curfew from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for the next two nights.
Sunday at 7 p.m. the curfew went into effect. Here are live updates from Grand Rapids as the night progresses
9:10 p.m. - Here's a look at the city.
9 p.m. - Grocery stores within city limits or close to the city also closed early. A Meijer on Alpine Avenue was closed because of the curfew.
8:40 p.m.- Mounted police officers are also out Sunday night to enforce the curfew.
8:30 p.m. - Police continue to patrol the quiet streets to enforce the citywide curfew.
8 p.m. - Members of the National Guard are outside the city's fleet management building.
7:50 p.m. - Downtown Grand Rapids is pretty quiet with mainly only law enforcement on the roads.
7:30 p.m. - A group of six peaceful protesters were arrested after they were told to go home and didn't. Officers returned 20 minutes later and took them into custody.
7:05 p.m. - Some people in Rosa Parks Circle are refusing to move.
7 p.m. - The curfew goes into effect.
6:55 p.m. - Officers were driving around with loud speakers reminding people to get home within the next five minutes. There were still people standing around.
6:15 p.m. - Downtown Grand Rapids was still relatively busy with foot traffic with less than an hour before the curfew goes into effect.
2 p.m. - Bliss announced the curfew and the civil emergency. Grand Rapids will receive assistance from the Michigan National Guard.
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