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By Associated Press
With a "defund the police" sit-in protest continuing outside City Hall, de Blasio said that the NYPD had found ways to find the cuts from its current $6 billion budget that would open up more funding for other community programs.
The Macy’s July 4th fireworks will go forward in New York City, but with a twist meant to keep spectators from congregating in large numbers during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new policy will require New York City police to release all body camera footage of shootings and other use-of-force incidents that result in injury or death, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday in what he billed as another step…
By Jake Seiner, Kathy Willens, Associated Press
In sheer numbers, New York City remains one of the most hard-hit places in the country, with more than 17,000 confirmed deaths, but the rate of infections and deaths has slowed.
The cautious return to business is intended to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus, which has killed at least 22,000 people in the city.
By Courtney Vinopal and Associated Press
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan on June 9 to paint and rename streets in each borough to honor the Black Lives Matter movement.
After bleak months, New York, the corner of the U.S. hit hardest by the coronavirus, gradually began reopening Monday.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he had personally seen "no use of force around peaceful protests," belying social media posts and witness accounts of officers moving on demonstrators without provocation and hitting them with batons.
The latest night of protests in New York over the death of George Floyd was largely peaceful, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, while promising further reform of a police department that has faced criticism for the harsh tactics used…
By Michael R. Sisak, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Police were trying Thursday to determine what motivated a stabbing ambush of an officer on an anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn, an attack that spurred a struggle in which the suspect was shot and two other officers had gunshot injuries to…
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