Shooting suspect in Brooklyn gunned down by cops after he refused to drop weapon

June 2, 2020
Robert Pozarycki

Police officers shot a shooting suspect in Brooklyn dead Tuesday night after he refused repeated instructions to drop his weapon…

Queer people of color lost to police violence remembered in Sheridan Square

BY DONNA ACETO AND PAUL SCHINDLER With LGBTQ Pride Month kicking off just as the city and the nation are…

June 2, 2020

Protesters march through Queens calling for justice for George Floyd

Protests over the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin continued in Astoria and Bayside Tuesday afternoon.…

June 2, 2020

Op-ed | Be outraged over police attacks on journalists in America

BY JUDY PATRICK Within the journalism community, there’s outrage over the assaults our fellow journalists have endured covering the unrest…

June 2, 2020

U.S. CDC reports total of 1.8 million coronavirus cases

BY MANAS MISHRA The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported a total of 1,802,470 cases…

June 2, 2020

Police union poised to tap war chest to shield cop discipline records

By Greg B. Smith This story was originally published on June 1, 2020 by THE CITY. With state lawmakers set…

June 2, 2020

Biden vows to heal racial wounds, rips Trump as divisive: ‘Is this who we want to be?’

BY JARRETT RENSHAW Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted President Donald Trump's response to U.S. protests over racism…

June 2, 2020

Mayor de Blasio says no need for National Guard in New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that deploying the National Guard to help police control ongoing George Floyd protests…

June 2, 2020

‘We cannot let the Bronx burn again’: Local councilman speaks out against ‘riots’ at Fordham Road and Burnside Avenue

BY JASON COHEN The Bronx, a place that was engulfed in flames in the 70s, is now ablaze again. Last…

June 2, 2020

LIVE UPDATES: Sixth day of George Floyd protests brings thousands to Manhattan

BY ROBERT POZARYCKI, EMILY DAVENPORT, MARK HALLUM AND ALEX MITCHELL Thousands converged upon Manhattan Tuesday for another round of protests…

June 2, 2020

Barnard College tracking ‘corpse flower’ blooming on livestream

A rare, smelly plant at Barnard College is blooming after years of growth. Barnard College has an Amorphophallus titanum, or…

June 2, 2020

Cuomo blasts de Blasio, NYPD for ‘not doing enough’ to stop looters and protecting the city

Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday for not doing enough to keep the city…

June 2, 2020

‘School itself was a great challenge’: Retired firefighter finished college degree 60 years later

Odran “Pat” Branley, 88, a retired FDNY lieutenant from Brooklyn is the last one of his four children and six…

June 2, 2020

New legislation could make NYPD chokeholds illegal after George Floyd death

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and other lawmakers are pushing to pass two changes to policing that could materialize in…

June 2, 2020

BREAKING: De Blasio extends 8 p.m. nightly curfew for the rest of this week

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday morning that tonight's 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew will be extended until…

June 2, 2020

New video emerges of violent COVID-related arrest in Brooklyn

BY KEVIN DUGGAN Newly-uncovered surveillance footage shows a plainclothes cop lunge at a young man as he films a COVID-related…

June 2, 2020

Op-ed | Knicks owner James Dolan’s silence is part of the problem

James Dolan is part of the problem. No, I'm not talking about the dysfunction of the New York Knicks on…

June 2, 2020

Shame of a city: Looting rampage undermines the protests in New York

While thousands took to the streets Monday to seek justice in the wake of the police-involved death of Minneapolis' George…

June 2, 2020

Van crash ejects seven people on Queens section of Belt Parkway

Seven people were ejected from the back of a moving van on the Belt Parkway in Queens early Tuesday morning,…

June 2, 2020

Wall St. inches higher at open on recovery optimism

BY DEVIK JAIN U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as optimism around reopening businesses overshadowed fears of more disruptions from…

June 2, 2020

AG Letitia James threatening legal action against President Trump if military deployed to quell protests

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has not been shy in trying to take President Donald Trump to court.…

June 2, 2020

Jackie Robinson Foundation: America ‘at a crossroads’, implores citizens to work together

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), a non-profit organization based in New York City which awards scholarships to minority youths for…

June 2, 2020

Undocumented immigrants face hardship in accessing funeral services during pandemic

BY JESSICA PARKS Brooklyn’s undocumented immigrants are seeing higher death rates from the novel coronavirus than the general population, and…

June 2, 2020

amRUSH: Bronx photographer speaks out on documenting George Floyd protests in NYC

See Michael Carlo's photos of the NYC protests: View his full gallery here. Listen to amRUSH through your browser or…

June 2, 2020

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