In Austin, authorities say one person was shot to death at a downtown protest. Thousands of protesters are expected to march Saturday with plans to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway before traveling to downtown Chicago. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is praising police for “fairly quickly” settling weekend protests that devolved into violent skirmishes By The Associated Press August 16, 2020, 7:04 PM Live Updates: Chicago Protests and Unrest George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police set off several days of protest against police brutality in Chicago. Protests in Chicago are mostly over after a citywide curfew went into effect 9 p.m. Sunday. CBS News coverage of the 2020 elections Trump phones in false claims at Pennsylvania Senate committee hearing Biden is first candidate in U.S. history to surpass 80 million votes Protest marshals clear a path for an … NBC 5 will offer live … And in Chicago, pro-police and anti-police groups yelled at each other, but … Looting has continued in neighborhoods across Chicago even as businesses and volunteers cleaned up following violent downtown protests. Chicago Area Progressive Protest Listing. Protests were planned at Chicago police headquarters, St. Sabina church, Millennium Park and Palmer Square. Many of the protests previously scheduled for today or later have been cancelled by organizers due to the surge in COVID-19 infections.