At least three of Chicago's south suburbs imposed curfew Sunday after reports of looting and unrest following a night of chaos and destruction downtown Chicago.
In suburban Tinley Park, a citywide curfew was ordered effective at 8 p.m. Sunday due to protests and looting in the city, according to authorities. Tinley Park residents were also asked to remain indoors due to “protests and civil unrest," according to a Facebook post by city officials.
The village of Oak Lawn was set to enact a 9 p.m. curfew due to "civil unrest in nearby communities," but in a Facebook post clarified that the village hadn't experienced any issues Sunday afternoon.
In neighboring Chicago Ridge, a curfew will go into effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., meaning essential travel will only be allowed. Chicago Ridge Mall was closed as a precaution Sunday evening, and village officials urged other local businesses to close as well.
Similarly, officials in Kankakee County issued a "precautionary stay-at-home order" following reports of unrest in the region.