New York/ Community & Society
Published on June 29, 2020
Top NYC news: 11 people shot across city in less than 12 hours; Occupy City Hall protest grows; morePhoto: iStock

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11 people shot across NYC in less than 12 hours 

Eleven people were shot in less than 12 hours across New York City as of early Sunday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The victims were wounded during eight shootings in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens and Manhattan between 5:30 p.m. Saturday and about 5 a.m. Sunday, sources said.

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Occupy City Hall grows in numbers as NYPD budget deadline looms

As the tent encampment meant to Occupy City Hall has grown in recent days, protesters kicked off their sixth consecutive morning on Sunday taking up space in New York City to demand at least $1 billion out of the NYPD's $6 billion budget be slashed before the city budget deadline on Wednesday.

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NYC to crack down on mystery fireworks

Mayor Bill de Blasio has formed a task force aimed at halting the illegal sale of fireworks that have prompted thousands of complaints.

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17 corrections officers face disciplinary action over death of  trans woman in solitary confinement

Seventeen officers with the New York City Department of Correction will face disciplinary action for their involvement in the death of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, a Black transgender woman who died last year while in solitary confinement at Rikers Island.

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