In the latest excessive-force case to arise from a videotape, two New York Police Department officers are under investigation on allegations they beat down a teenager suspected of marijuana possess … Full Article
“I actually heard about this case two years ago,” the criminal defense attorney sitting behind me said. “But it’s only seeing it like this–seeing this film–that you understand the tragedy. I’m a grown man, and I was in tears.” … Full Article
The United Jewish Organizations (UJO) of Williamsburg is announcing a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for Thursday’s suspected bias attack on a young 14 year-old boy in South Williamsburg.
Some Bedford-Stuyvesant residents are demanding an investigation into what they claim was a delayed response following the deadly shooting of 16-year-old Laquan Nelson, on Classon Avenue on June 2. … Full Article
First Lady Chirlane McCray on Thursday updated #FLONYC, her interactive media blog that presents her work as first lady, with a focus on Gun Violence Awareness Month. Last year, more than half of the murders committed in the state were in New York City. … Full Article
The father of a 6-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed in a knife attack in a public housing project elevator said Thursday that if he saw the suspect, he'd ask him, "What made you do this to a little baby?" … Full Article
A man believed to have stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injured a 7-year-old girl in a knife attack in a public housing building elevator that didn't have security cameras was arrested just minutes after the mayor and the police commissioner publicly id … Full Article