New York City cops sat watching as looters ransacked stores in Manhattan




New York City cops sat watching as looters ransacked stores in Manhattan
New York City cops sat watching as looters ransacked stores in Manhattan  
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  • 2020-07-07 12:14:54Z

NEW YORK -- A young father crossing a Bronx street, holding hands with his 6-year-old daughter. A 15-year-old who refused to talk to the police in Manhattan. A man in a Staten Island public housing complex, found prone in his apartment.They were among 64 people shot in a surge of shootings over the weekend in New York City, the police said. Ten of those shot lost their lives, including the young father and the Staten Island man -- a wave of summertime violence that has given renewed urgency to a gun violence crisis that had been overshadowed this year by the coronavirus pandemic and by unrest over police racism and brutality.The city surpassed 400 shootings in the first half of the year...

Surge in NYC shootings fuels police reform debate
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New York reeled from a spate of holiday weekend shootings Monday, with police fueling controversy by partially attributing them to reforms undertaken following the death in custody of George Floyd. The Big Apple was rocked by 45 shootings -- which resulted in 11 deaths -- over the long July 4th weekend, up from just 16 shootings for the same period in 2019. Terence Monahan, the NYPD's highest-ranking uniformed officer, said "tremendous animosity" shown towards officers following the recent Black Lives Matter protests had contributed by lowering police morale.

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The mayor of Atlanta is forcing protesters to "clear out" of the Wendy's where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks last month after a violent night that included a dozen shootings citywide and the death of an 8-year-old girl, the mayor said Sunday. "You shot and killed a baby," Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at a news conference. "Enough is enough."Secoriea Turner was shot and killed less than a half mile from the Wendy's, which had become a place of memorial and protest since Brooks's death on June 12. Three suspects have been arrested on suspicion of arson after protesters set the fast-food joint ablaze the day after Brooks's death.Interim police chief Rodney Bryant said the...

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It started small.A man near Seattle had a persistent cough. A woman in Chicago had a fever and shortness of breath. By mid-February, there were only 15 known coronavirus cases in the United States, all with direct links to China."The 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero," President Donald Trump said. The patients were isolated. Their contacts were monitored. Travel from China was restricted.The China travel ban was a partial success: Only a handful of infected travelers from China are estimated to have made it into the country undetected before restrictions were imposed Feb. 2. But it wasn't enough. Only a small part of the picture was visible.A vast wave of...

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