Rudy Giuliani suggested the officer accused of killing George Floyd will not receive a harsh enough punishment.
New York City
Mayor Bill de Blasio has extended New York City’s curfew amid ongoing looting and riots in the area. On Wednesday, he announced the city’s initial curfew will be extended into the next week and may be lifted as appropriate if the violence subsides.
As protests escalated in New York City, mobs of people took to Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood to break into several high-end stores. Dozens of people were seen smashing windows and stealing items from luxury businesses like Chanel, Coach, Gucci and Versace.
Protests gripped the nation this weekend. More than 1,600 people have been arrested across 22 cities since Thursday.
The Big Apple is preparing to enter phase one of reopening after nearly three months of lockdown. On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo rolled out plans for New York City’s reopening and confirmed it has met nearly all metrics necessary to enter phase one on June 8th.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has confirmed city beaches will not be open for Memorial Day. On Sunday, the Democrat mayor said it is not safe to open the beaches because New York is still the “epicenter of the crisis.”
OAN Newsroom UPDATED 10:36 AM PT — Friday, May 15, 2020 Over 100 inmates released from Rikers Island in New York City are seeing their…