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Top NYC news: Detectives union vows to sue rioters who attack officers; virus test kits made in NYC

Top NYC news: Detectives union vows to sue rioters who attack officers; virus test kits made in NYC
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By Hoodline - Published on June 11, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in New York City.

State Senate approves de Blasio’s MTA board appointee who honored Puerto Rican terrorist

State senators on Wednesday rubber-stamped the controversial appointment of city Department for the Aging Commissioner Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez to the MTA board. Cortez-Vasquez was the head of the Puerto Rican Parade Committee three years ago when it honored convicted terror mastermind Oscar Lopez-Rivera. 

Read the full story on New York Post.

Storefronts slowly see business return in Tribeca

With some retail allowed to open for curbside pickup as of Monday, storefronts are slowly coming back to life.

Read the full story on Tribeca Citizen.

NYC detectives union vows to sue rioters who attack officers

The focus of so much of the recent protests has been on police violence against demonstrators and others, but in New York City, the union that represents NYPD detectives is turning the tables.

Read the full story on Fox News.

 Coronavirus test kits now made in NYC

New York City officials are building a supply line of locally made coronavirus test kits, which they say is essential to safely reopening the economy.

Read the full story on The Wall Street Journal.


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