Trump rips Gov. Cuomo, de Blasio for ‘destroying’ New York City

President Trump on Tuesday criticized Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio’s handling of reopening businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, accusing them of “destroying” New York City. “New York City must stop the Shutdown now,” the president tweeted. “The Governor & Mayor are destroying the place!” Cuomo and de Blasio have drawn fierceContinue reading “Trump rips Gov. Cuomo, de Blasio for ‘destroying’ New York City”

Daniel Prude’s brother says ‘cold-blooded’ Rochester cops ‘assassinated’ him

The brother of Daniel Prude ripped Rochester police as “some cold-blooded damn killers” who “assassinated” the father of five back in March. Joe Prude made the impassioned speech Monday night to hundreds of protesters who gathered for the sixth straight night in the upstate New York city. “They didn’t want that tape to come out,”Continue reading “Daniel Prude’s brother says ‘cold-blooded’ Rochester cops ‘assassinated’ him”

NYC teachers ask judge to let them work from home due to COVID-19 concerns

Five teachers have sued the city seeking to work from home in the upcoming school year because of health concerns posed by the coronavirus pandemic, new court papers show. “Absent the requested relief, Petitioners and those educators similarly situated will face the Hobson’s choice of choosing between their own and their families’ safety, health, andContinue reading “NYC teachers ask judge to let them work from home due to COVID-19 concerns”

Climate-change protesters arrested climbing globe outside Trump Hotel

Three climate-change protesters were arrested Monday after climbing into the Columbus Circle globe sculpture outside of the Trump Hotel. The trio — who cops say are apart of the environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion — were cuffed during a protest Monday afternoon. The protesters climbed into the globe structure and hung a banner that saidContinue reading “Climate-change protesters arrested climbing globe outside Trump Hotel”

Two suspects hit with charges for carrying guns near scene of J’Ouvert shooting

A man and a teen were arrested for carrying guns near the Brooklyn Labor day celebration where five people including a 6-year-old were shot early Monday — but neither is charged in the shooting, police sources said. Kervins Noel, 21, and the unidentified 15-year-old boy were hit with the charges Monday night after the shooting duringContinue reading “Two suspects hit with charges for carrying guns near scene of J’Ouvert shooting”

6-year-old shot at J’Ouvert celebration has ‘shattered’ femur, mom says

The 6-year-old boy who was hit by gunfire near a pre-dawn J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn early Monday had one of his leg bones shattered by the bullet, his mother said Monday evening. Maxwell Cesc-Dinho was recovering from surgery at Kings County Hospital to repair a shattered femur bone after being shot at about 3 a.m.Continue reading “6-year-old shot at J’Ouvert celebration has ‘shattered’ femur, mom says”