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Top NYC news: Curfew extended through Sunday; officer struck in apparent hit-and-run; more

Top NYC news: Curfew extended through Sunday; officer struck in apparent hit-and-run; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 03, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in New York City.

NYPD officer struck in apparent hit-and-run in the Bronx

A video posted on social media shows a New York City police officer being struck by a vehicle early Tuesday in what appears to be a deliberate hit-and-run.

Read the full story on Fox News.

Police grapple with ‘total chaos’ on fifth night of protests

New York City descended into "total chaos" overnight, as swarms of looters took advantage of the fifth night of George Floyd protests, a high ranking NYPD member said Tuesday. At least 700 people were arrested citywide, six officers were injured and a half-dozen vehicles were vandalized. 

Read the full story on New York Post.

Curfew extended through Sunday as looting persists

Looters continued to plunder New York City stores, prompting the mayor to extend a citywide curfew. The curfew will run from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Sunday.

Read the full story on Patch.com.

NCY bill to be amended to include criminalizing chokeholds

The bill, first introduced after Eric Garner's 2014 death, will be amended to include using a knee and will face a vote this month, Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced Tuesday.

Read the full story on Patch.com.

Regular subway service to return for NYC's Monday reopening

Restoration of full subway and bus service will be one of many measures the MTA plans to take to encourage social distancing on public transit when New York City begins to reopen for some economic activities on Monday.

Read the full story on Patch.com.


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