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PHOTOS: Two nights of unrest in Madison

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Police hold their line May 30 on State Street in Madison. Photo courtesy Ryan Molini
Photo courtesy Ryan Molini
Police hold their line May 30 on State Street in Madison.
Smoke from tear gas rises from State Street May 30. Photo courtesy Ryan Molini
Smoke from tear gas rises from State Street May 30. Photo courtesy Ryan Molini
Two people stand outside the Triangle Market on State Street in Madison attempting to keep away looters. Photo courtesy Ryan Molini
Photo courtesy Ryan Molini
Two people stand outside the Triangle Market on State Street in Madison attempting to keep away looters.
Protesters kick tear gas back at police during unrest in downtown Madison. Roman Olivas/photo
Photo courtesy Roman Olivas
Police are surrounded by tear gas during unrest in downtown Madison during 2020.
A protesters kicks tear gas back at police during unrest in downtown Madison. Roman Olivas/photo
Roman Olivas/photo
A protester kicks tear gas back at police during unrest in downtown Madison.
A Madison police squad car was burned, and two rifles stolen during unrest May 30, 2020.
A Madison police squad car was burned, and two rifles stolen during unrest May 30, 2020.
A store front is boarded up after looting at Target.
A store front is boarded up after looting at Target.
A shop is boarded up on State Street after a night of unrest.
A shop is boarded up on State Street after a night of unrest.
A line of police stand in position on State Street in Madison during a night of unrest.
A line of police stand in position on State Street in Madison during a night of unrest. WKOW photo
Residents volunteer to clean up State Street Sunday morning following a night of unrest.
Residents volunteer to clean up State Street Sunday morning following a night of unrest.
Volunteers put a large planter back into place following unrest in Madison May 30, 2020. WKOW photo.
Volunteers put a large planter back into place following unrest in Madison May 30, 2020. WKOW photo.
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The inside of Goodman's Jewelers after protesters smashed the front window to get in.
Looters broke into a jewelry store at West Towne Mall late Saturday. WKOW photo.
Looters broke into a jewelry store at West Towne Mall late Saturday. WKOW photo.
Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway calls for protests to remain peaceful following unrest in Madison. WKOW photo.
WKOW file photo
Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway calls for protests to remain peaceful following unrest in Madison.
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A business on State Street had its front window smashed by protesters
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Protesters stand off on State Street in Madison
Protesters smash the window of Goodman's Jewelers on State Street. WKOW photo
Protesters smash the window of Goodman's Jewelers on State Street. WKOW photo
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Madison police move in after protesters smash storefront windows
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Police use pepper spray on protesters on State Street after windows of several businesses were smashed.

MADISON (WKOW) -- Protests against the death at the hands of Minneapolis police of George Lloyd began peacefully both Saturday and Sunday in Madison.

But by the end of the night, agitators had turned violent, causing property damage and forcing confrontations with police.

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