Professional basketball player Thabo Sefolosha files a civil lawsuit against five New York City police officers. He accuses them of making a false arrest, using excessive force and violating his civil rights.
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Police are one step closer to finding the suspects responsible for the death of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s aide Carey Gabay, who was fatally shot before the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn last September.
The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.
Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]
A trio of Black female students at the State University of New York-Albany claims that they were assaulted and harassed on a city bus by a white mob over the weekend. The women allege that 10 to 12 white students in the group comprised of both men and women beat them while using racial slurs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the heavy snowfall expected to hit the Washington area and the Northeast. (all times local) 1:40 p.m. Boston is…
NEW YORK (AP) — With the nation still jittery over shooting massacres in California and Paris, New York City officials sought to assure revelers Tuesday…
The New York Daily News reports that Terry, 8, was the sole survivor of a suspected May 2013 arson at her home in Schenectady, New York, where she lost her father and three of her siblings. Safyre was burned over 75 percent of her body and lost her right arm.
A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.
Emery Snipes was stopped by NYPD officers for riding the bike against traffic and entering a park after dark in lower Manhattan.