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Curfews and closures in effect as Metro braces for night of protests

Posted at 5:09 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 18:26:17-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 6/2 UPDATE:

The City of Bellevue announced Tuesday that their curfew has been canceled as of 5 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Omaha's curfew order will continue through Wednesday morning. Other communities in the area are also implementing or extending curfew orders as they brace for the possibility of more protests.

Orders are in effect for the following areas:

The Metro Transit Authority said all buses will start their last trips at 6:00 pm and will be off the street by 7:00 pm.

The 3 News Now team found many businesses in the downtown area boarded up before and after the announcement that a man, involved in the fatal shooting of a protester, will not be facing charges. There are reports of others in neighboring communities closing and securing access so you may want to call ahead before venturing out to shop.

People are already beginning to gather downtown: