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Morning Buzz: Two boys and mother found dead in murder-suicide, Man found with head trauma in alleyway dies

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Monday, June 1
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 72 degrees.

Top Stories
• Dozens of cities have imposed curfews or declared states of emergency as protests continued for a sixth day after the killing of George Floyd.

• The prosecution of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be led by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

• Mayor de Blasio defended the actions of the NYPD and announced an investigation into recent protests.

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Queens News
• Two young boys and their mother were found dead inside their Corona home in what cops believe was a murder-suicide.

• A man died after being found unconscious with head trauma in a Corona alleyway.

• The commanding officer of a precinct in Jamaica took a knee alongside protesters while the names of victims of police brutality were read aloud.

Politics
• President Trump says he will designate Antifa as a terrorist organization.

• Chiara de Blasio, the mayor’s daughter, was arrested for “unlawful assembly” at a protest in Lower Manhattan.

Entertainment
• Nick Cannon opened up about why he had to go to Minneapolis to join protestsand called for a “new normal.”

• Chrissy Teigen pledged $200,000 to bail those people who have been arrestedin protests across the country.

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Buzzing Back

• In 1957, Sam Cooke records this song at Radio Recorders Studio in Los Angeles, which would become his first Top 40 hit.

• In 1981, comedian Amy Schumer is born in NYC. She is related to this U.S. senator from New York.

Opinion
• The Post says de Blasio is right that the protests have been co-opted by out-of-town folks looking to incite violence.

• The Daily News says spreading destruction and chaos undermines legitimate voices for social reform.

In the Blogs
• An “Astoria at Home” cookbook is coming with recipes from local restaurants.

• Here’s a breakdown of the open streets in Forest Hills and Rego Park.

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Scoreboard
• The Brooklyn Nets issued a statement saying “enough is enough” after the death of George Floyd.

• Mets star Pete Alonso posted on Instagram that his “heart has been broken”over Floyd’s murder.

• Ken Davidoff writes in the Post that MLB blew its chance to truly lead sports’ coronavirus return.

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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a four-story, mixed-use building on Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway.

• For Sale – Maspeth – Two family semi detached home offers two 3BR, 2 full bath units plus terraces! Full finished basement w/ ½ bath, Cathedral ceilings, private drive & yard.  Separate heat & water for each unit.  $1.248M  Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – East Elmhurst – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,900-square-foot house at 31-30 86th Street for $875,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday afternoon, police. responded to a 911 call of an outdoor fire on the side of 220-09 Hillside Avenue in Hollis Hills. FDNY extinguished the fire and a severely burned person was discovered unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and an investigation is ongoing.

Events
Virtual – 9:15 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams to speak on policing and “why we protest.” Register here.

Virtual – 1 p.m. – State Senator James Sanders hosts COVID-19 economic disaster recovery training for businesses and entrepreneurs. Facebook Live.

• Virtual – 3 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts tenant rights information session with Legal Aid Society. Register here.

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June 1st, 2020 at 9:19 am

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