NY1 At 20: 1995 Report Follows Eviction Of Alphabet City Squatters
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As NY1 revisits its 20-year history, the station looks back at reporter Kristen Shaughnessy's July 5, 1995 coverage as a near riot broke out on the 4th of July when police evicted some two dozen squatters who were occupying a rundown building in Alphabet City.
NY1 FOLLOW-UP: The city eventually won a long court battle that gave authorities the right to evict squatters from condemned buildings.