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NYSNYS NEWS headlines posted on Saturday, June 6, 2020.
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NYSNYS News Headlines 6/6/20


100s of people turnout at courthouse to show support for two Buffalo Police officers facing felony charges for shoving a protester. PBA President Evans: 'It is an indication of what a travesty this is a politically motivated witchhunt.'
Buffalo News Today

Public health officials are turning to celebrities and social media influencers to get out covid19 messages to public. Scientists and CDC has been sidelined in the public eye as pandemic exploded. Cuomo and Chris Rock cited.
Washington Post Today

Large crowds of Black Lives Matter protesters gathering in downtown Rochester.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Today

Celebrities take to social media to attack Buffalo Police over shoving incident involving elderly protester.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Today

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw using scenes of urban unrest into an ad for his NY27 race for Congress. 'Rioters are attacking police and destroying businesses. We cannot sit back and let these bad actors go unpunished.'
Buffalo News Today

Expert says Buffalo cops who knocked down man, 75, who would not obey orders to back off were following acceptable police tactics. Difference is it was caught on video and blood was involved. 'Age in itself does not give you immunity.'
Buffalo News Today

All 57 member of Buffalo Police riot response squad quit after two are charged with injuring protester. City has been wracked by violent protests including setting City Hall on fire, woman dragged from car and beaten, Trooper run over.
Buffalo News Today

Two Buffalo cops facing felony assault charges for knocking down protester, 75.
Buffalo News Today

Syracuse mayor, police chief apologize for cop knocking down newspaper photographer, breaking camera during protest.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

State of emergency extended for another 30 days in Syracuse.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

In advance of big anti police protest in Troy Sunday, neighboring communities of Watervliet, Green Island, Menands declare state of emergency, curfews.
WTEN Albany Today

Downtown Syracuse closed to traffic for anti-police protest expected to attract 1000s of demonstrators.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Khalid A. Davis, 21, and his sister, Genell A. Davis, 26, charged with Syracuse murder of Zachary Holloway, 19, and subsequent attempted murder of woman who witnessed the killed. Davis shot man in head during driveby.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Although 2020 session concluded officially on June 2, legislators and their aides say they expected to be returning for sessions through the rest of the year given upheaval caused by covid19.
Times Union Today

Counties quitting Cuomo's contact tracing program, saying it is poorly run.
Times Union Today

Trump signs bill extending from 8 to 24 weeks PPP covid19 payroll program.
Newsday Today

Cuomo permits churches and houses of worship to open at 25 percent capacity.
Newsday Today

Buffalo Mayor Brown calls elderly protester injured by police an agitator who was trying to stir up the crowd.
NY Post Today

NY Times editorial says NYPD is out of control. Cuomo also criticized for defending police. The curfew's primary results is criminalizing lawful assemblies. Dermot Shea should be fired if he can't control police.
The New York Times Today

Chinese government hackers trying to get into emails of top Biden operatives and aides. Spearphishing used.
The New York Times Today

Under Trump's orders, GOP moving convention activities out of NC after leaders there express concern about mass gathering during covid19. Florida may be alternative site.
The New York Times Today

NY Times takes in depth look at how affluent gay men are no longer flocking to Fire Island for dancing, sex, parties thanks to covid19.
The New York Times Today

New Yorkers forced to stand in line for hours everyday at sole KeyBank ATM in NYC that distributes unemployment benefits on debit cards.
The New York Times Today

NYPD used of 'kettling' to pen in protesters described. Police then charge into crowds with little provocation, beating protesters with truncheons. Authorities say tactics is necessary to deter looting.
The New York Times Today

Huge numbers of NYC residents are now ignoring social distancing, orders to wear masks as outrage over police misconduct outstrips caution about spread of deadly covid19. NY Times photo shows 1000s of protesters massed.
The New York Times Today

After covid19, quarantines, rioting, looting, many affluent people are fed up and choosing to leave NYC. Trend accelerated by growing practice of working remotely.
The New York Times Today

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