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Mike Groll / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Police reforms meant to salve the repeated killing of blacks by white officers are taking shape. This while the financial fallout from COVID-19 continues. Also, nursing homes in Connecticut start to allow visitation.

John Froschauer / AP

School budget voting will be different this year. We’ll have a look at that along with our region’s first steps toward change in policing. And what’s it like having COVID for those who cleaned debris from 9/11.

Darren McGee / Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Hospitalizations and deaths from the coronavirus have reached the lowest level since the pandemic began. Our region also had a respite in violence as numerous and peaceful protests took place. Also, public health officials find a possible early warning signal for COVID.



The Protests

Jun 2, 2020
Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Long Island and Connecticut prepares for another night of protests against racial disparities in policing. 


Jun 1, 2020
Kevin Hagen / AP

New York imposes curfews in order to quell violence. Protests form around the region against racial discrimination in policing.