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Sean Adams
June 30, 2020 - 12:47 pm
The City Council in New York City approved early Wednesday an $88.1 billion city budget that includes $1 billion in cuts to the New York City Police Department.
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Christy Strawser
June 29, 2020 - 10:48 am
Derek Chauvin, the officer infamously captured on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, faces a court hearing on June 29 along with the three officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder.
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Steve Burns
June 27, 2020 - 5:50 pm
Hundreds of people gathered at the landmark Stonewall Inn Saturday for a combined Pride and Black Lives Matter march—51 years after the 1969 uprising and as the legendary bar faces a risk of closing because of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 16, 2020 - 12:45 pm
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on police reform in the wake of the death of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 16.
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Margie Shafer
June 05, 2020 - 7:57 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the immediate end of a state police tactic called the “carotid hold” following days of sometimes violent protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
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Christy Strawser
June 05, 2020 - 7:22 pm
Choke holds are now banned for police in Minnesota as part of an agreement between the city and the state outlining immediate changes that have to be implemented by the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
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Sophia Hall
June 05, 2020 - 5:49 pm
A pint-sized activist has taken the world by storm after video showed her marching in a Black Lives Matter protest in Long Island, New York this week.
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WBEN Newsroom
June 05, 2020 - 12:27 pm
On Friday morning, the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, held a press conference to address a Monday night incident in which a protester was arrested while conducting an interview with local media.
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Lizzy Buczak
June 03, 2020 - 2:53 pm
A retired police captain was fatally shot during a night of violent protests and looting in St. Louis following George Floyd’s murder. David Dorn was killed while responding to an alarm at his friends pawnshop. Read the full story.
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June 03, 2020 - 8:03 am
Protesters and the NYPD got into a standoff at the Manhattan Bridge on Tuesday night as marchers from Brooklyn were stopped by police in lower Manhattan.
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