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Brendan McDermid

New York impeachment probe into Cuomo nears completion, lawmaker says

Aug 05 2021

NEW YORK The New York State Assembly impeachment investigation into Governor Andrew Cuomo is nearing completion and the chamber's judiciary committee has asked his lawyers to submit evidence by the end of next week, the panel's chairman said on Thursday.

Rival groups square off at Kentucky Derby, Rochester police use tear gas

Sep 06 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Armed police supporters and anti-racism demonstrators clashed in Louisville on Saturday before the Kentucky Derby horse race, while Rochester police used tear gas to disperse protesters, as discord in cities across the United States continued to simmer.

Attorney for accused Kenosha protest gunman says teen acted in self-defense

Aug 29 2020

KENOSHA, Wis. A high-profile lawyer representing the 17-year-old boy charged with killing two protesters and wounding another during demonstrations on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, said on Friday that his client had acted in self-defense. | Video

Calm prevails for second night in Kenosha, latest Black Lives Matter flashpoint

Aug 28 2020

KENOSHA, Wis. Dwindling numbers of anti-racism protesters milled about the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, late on Thursday as a tense calm prevailed for a second night following a wave of deadly unrest that began when a Black man was shot in the back by a white cop. | Video

Wisconsin investigators say knife found at scene of police shooting of Jacob Blake

Aug 27 2020

KENOSHA, Wis. Investigators of a shooting by a white police officer that left a Black man, Jacob Blake Jr., paralyzed and the town of Kenosha, Wisconsin, torn by civil strife found a knife belonging to Blake at the scene of the confrontation, the state attorney general said on Wednesday. | Video

Wisconsin unrest flares for third night over police shooting of Black man

Aug 26 2020

KENOSHA, Wis. A Black man shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was left paralyzed and "fighting for his life," his family and lawyers said on Tuesday, hours before protesters and authorities clashed for a third night of civil unrest in the lakefront town. | Video

New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge

Apr 09 2020

NEW YORK New York City officials have hired contract laborers to bury the dead in its potter's field on Hart Island as the city's daily death rate from the coronavirus epidemic has reached grim new records in each of the last three days. | Video

Staff at a NY hospital dump protective gear in outdoor trash can after handling bodies

Apr 02 2020

NEW YORK Staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York City were seen disposing of their gowns and caps and other protective wear in a sidewalk trash can on Thursday after wheeling bodies out of the hospital and loading them into a refrigerated truck.

Staff at a NY hospital put protective gear in outdoor trash can after handling bodies

Apr 02 2020

NEW YORK Staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York City were seen disposing of their gowns and caps and other protective wear in a sidewalk trash can on Thursday after wheeling bodies out of the hospital and loading them into a refrigerated truck.

Staff at a NY hospital put protective gear in outdoor trash can after handling bodies

Apr 02 2020

NEW YORK, April 2 Staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York City were seen disposing of their gowns and caps and other protective wear in a sidewalk trash can on Thursday after wheeling bodies out of the hospital and loading them into a refrigerated truck.

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