Protesters cheer as some Las Vegas police officers take a knee during a Black Lives Matter protest on the Strip on Sunday, May 31, 2020. (Shea Johnson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Raiders are in the process of completing their move to Las Vegas. T-Mobile Arena is home to the Golden Knights and potential future NBA team. NBA commissioner Adam Silver doesn’t appear to be in any hurry to expand. Seattle likely would be the NBA’s top target for a new team. Commissioner Rob Manfred has touted Las Vegas as possible future MLB home. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Locals then converged in the daylight downtown to clean up and see the aftermath following a second night of demonstrations and clashes between protesters and police, spurred by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody on Memorial Day.
As the second night of protests of the death of George Floyd carried into Sunday morning, protesters were shot with tear gas by police asking them to disperse.
For a second consecutive day, a Black Lives Matter protest is underway in Las Vegas following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. As tensions rose the Metro Police department used tear gas on those in the area.
Despite a few attempts to stop the crowd from doing so, protesters begin to spray paint and smash the windows of a downtown Las Vegas building.
The city of Reno and Washoe County issued mandatory curfews Saturday night after Reno City Hall was damaged and looted during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
Gilbert Burns established himself as a top contender in the welterweight division after dominating Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas. Heidi Fang and Adam Hill discuss his performance as well as Mackenzie Dern’s win over Hannah Cifers. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo and members of Metro Multicultural Advisory Committee speak at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Las Vegas ahead of a planned Black Lives Matter protest Saturday, May 30, 2020. The protest is in reaction to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Las Vegas police said they arrested 80 people Friday night during a protest on the Strip. Twelve officers were injured, the department said Saturday, although the extent of the officers’ injuries was unclear.