Justice Protesters ignore New York mayor, but he could be their best hope

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio angered many protesters by calling for a pause in demonstrations. But the move has ushered in a shift in tone from the mayor, which might help repair a fractured relationship with the NYPD.

By , Staff writer

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On Christmas Eve, Mayor Bill de Blasio had a unique holiday request for New Yorkers: Give to the fund established to help the families of the two police officers shot in Brooklyn Saturday. "They need the help of all New Yorkers," Mr. de Blasio said.