Thousands remain protesting in NYC streets, defying curfew

A sidewalk is spray painted with graffiti about New York City’s curfew order, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Protesters gather at Foley Square on Tuesday in New York, as part of a demonstration against police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)

NEW YORK — Thousands of demonstrators defiantly remained on the streets of New York City well past the 8 p.m. curfew put in place Tuesday by officials struggling to stanch destruction seen on other nights and growing complaints that the nation’s biggest city was reeling out of control.