Columbus Mayor issues state of emergency order declaring indefinite 10 p.m. curfew

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The City of Columbus has released the executive order signed by Mayor Andrew Ginther placing the city on a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew indefinitely in response to violence during protests in the city.

The order signed is a continuation of the curfew that was put into place Saturday and Sunday nights.

Anyone outside without authorization during this time can be arrested.

Exemptions from the curfew include:

  • Law enforcement, fire, and medical personnel
  • Members of the news media
  • Individuals traveling directly to and from work
  • Individuals seeking care, fleeing dangerous circumstances, or experiencing homelessness

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