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Cuomo, de Blasio order 11 p.m. curfew for New York City

One year ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio will impose a curfew on New York City Monday that will last from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. as protests over the killing of George Floyd bring increased destruction throughout the five boroughs.
The shutdown is designed to discourage property damage and looting, which both men said has mainly occurred at night in contrast to otherwise peaceful protests during the days and evenings.
“I stand behind the protesters and their message, but unfortunately there are people who are looking to take advantage of and discredit this moment for their own...
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Cuomo orders 11 p.m. curfew in New York City after days of violence

Cuomo orders 11 p.m. curfew in New York City after days of violence

One year ago   |   By Times Union

For the first time in recent memory, New York City implemented a curfew Monday night as anti-police brutality protests engulfed the city in recent days, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.
The curfew will begin at 11 p.m. Monday and last until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Cuomo announced Monday afternoon in a radio interview. The curfew will accompany a doubling of police in the city, where thousands of people flooded the streets over the weekend to demand justice for George Floyd, the unarmed black man allegedly killed by a police officer in Minneapolis last week.
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