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Mayor Bowser Announces 6 PM Citywide Curfew for DC

The curfew will be in effect until 6 AM on January 7.

Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered a citywide curfew starting at 6 PM on Wednesday, January 6. The curfew will remain in place until 6 AM on Thursday, January 7. The mayor instituted the order as pro-Trump protesters breached the Capitol building.

Essential workers and credentialed members of the press are exempt from the curfew. Everyone else is prohibited from traveling through the city by foot, bicycle, car, or any other mode of transportation while restrictions are in place.


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Daniella Byck
Assistant Editor

Daniella Byck joined Washingtonian in August 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied journalism and digital culture.