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Black People Make Up The Overwhelming Majority Of Shooting Victims Amid NYC Wave

August 23, 2020 9:34 PM ET A surge of gun violence in New York City is targeting mostly black people, according to New York City Police Department data. Shooting incidents involving black victims were up 177% in June from the same time period in 2019, NYPD data show.  No other racial group was victimized by…

NYC Reportedly Considering Laying Off Nearly 400 EMTs And Paramedics Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

August 20, 2020 12:33 AM ET Oren Barzilay, head of EMS Local 2507, said Wednesday that New York City is reportedly considering laying off nearly 400 first responders. Barzilay told the New York Post that he was informed that 10% of New York’s EMTs and paramedics would lose their jobs under Democratic New York Mayor…

Donald Trump Accepts Raucous Endorsement from New York City Police Union

The New York City Police Benevolent Association endorsed President Donald Trump on Friday – a union representing 24,000 police officers in the city. Trump welcomed a group of enthusiastic New York City officers to his club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for an event to announce the endorsement. The police union president, Patrick Lynch, gave a…

De Blasio to New Yorkers Wary of Public Transport over Coronavirus: ‘Do Not Buy...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed constituents’ concerns about public transit during the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday — by telling them not to buy a car. Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, many New Yorkers are concerned about the dangers of being wedged into a vehicle in close proximity with strangers. Mayor Bill de…

‘You Want To Buy Crack?’: NYC Homeless Staying In Luxury Hotels Urinating In Public,...

August 07, 2020 6:59 PM ET Homeless people housed in multiple hotels in an upscale part of Manhattan are reportedly urinating in public, catcalling women and trying to sell drugs to those passing by, locals said in a Thursday report. The group of homeless people, which reportedly includes mentally ill individuals and 10 sex offenders,…

De Blasio: ‘What We’re Seeing Here’ with Isaias ‘Is the Result of Global Warming’

During a press conference on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) stated that “What we’re seeing here” with Tropical Storm Isaias “and what we’ve been seeing now for years, is the result of global warming.” De Blasio added that global warming is leading to “more and more pressure on coastal areas all…

NYC Homeless Encampment Growing Despite Bill de Blasio’s ‘Crackdown’

A homeless encampment in Manhattan’s East Village is growing despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s promise to break up such groups. “The vagrants are living under a stretch of scaffolding along Second Avenue between East Seventh and East Eighth streets, where they’ve arranged cast-off furniture and set up a tarp under which two men…

Kayleigh McEnany: Lori Lightfoot And Bill De Blasio Have ‘Lost Control’ Of Their Cities

July 21, 2020 10:10 PM ET White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany took aim at several Democratic leaders during a Tuesday appearance on “Hannity.” McEnany claimed that several Democratic governors — along with Democratic Mayors Lori Lightfoot (Chicago) and Bill de Blasio (New York City) — have “lost control” of their respective cities and states.…

NYC Weekend: Shooting Victims Far Exceed Coronavirus Deaths

More than two dozen shootings across New York City over the weekend left a one-year-old dead and at least 34 others injured, some potentially fatally, dwarfing the number of people killed there by the coronavirus during the same period. It appears that over the weekend, particularly that fateful Saturday that left the one-year-old dead, NYC…

Zeldin: De Blasio ‘Needs to Resign’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) called for the resignation of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D). Zeldin said, [relevant remarks begin around 5:00] “[W]e’ve seen, over the course of the last few months, this deterioration going on in New York City, where all sorts of…

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