The U.S. Department of Justice today identified the following three jurisdictions that have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities: New York City; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington. The Department of Justice is continuing to work to identifyContinue Reading

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that taking down historical statues of notable American leaders is “a healthy expression” of anger alleged systemic racism and historic problems. Cuomo was responding to a question about agreement with President Donald Trump’s guidance that cities should be doing “more to protect monuments,”Continue Reading

New York City’s COVID-19 contact tracing and monitoring started in June, speaking with 94% of the patients, according to the head of the program on Tuesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office has confirmed details the prove the data will be incomplete or misleading. “No person will be asked proactively ifContinue Reading

New York police officers are rumored to be discussing a strike on July 4 to ‘let the city have its independence without cops.’ The New York Post reports that “A pair of fliers making their rounds among NYPD officers are encouraging them to call out sick July 4th — as retributionContinue Reading

In the wake of New York City George Floyd protests, three New Yorkers were indicted Friday on federal explosives and arson charges for tossing Molotov cocktails at NYPD vehicles during those riots. Brooklyn lawyers Urooj Rahman, 31, and Colinford Mattis, 32, and Samantha Johanna Shader, 27, of Catskill, were arrestedContinue Reading

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King unloaded an uncomfortable reality as George Floyd protests and rallies call for people to vote: Democrats control all the major cities where black people are experiencing the most police brutality and systemic racism. King tweeted Friday that telling black Americans to change things, police brutalityContinue Reading

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance stated Friday that his office will decline to prosecute marchers arrested for breaking the city’s 8 p.m. curfew or charges of unlawful assembly or disorderly conduct. To further the unlawful chaos on the state, 57 Buffalo officers resigned from the emergency unit following the suspensionContinue Reading

New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones drew backlash on Tuesday when she claimed that the destruction of property “is not violence.” During an interview with CBSN, Hannah-Jones was asked how the rioting and looting from the George Floyd protests should be “interpreted.” “I think we need to be very carefulContinue Reading