A video recording of the shooting shows that Charles, who is now 15, posed no threat at the time of the shooting. Charles’ lawyers say the teen had dropped the gun and had his hands above his head when Officer Jonathan Rivera fired the shots.
New York City agreed to pay the family of Akai Gurley $4.1 million dollars, capping the end to the family’s wrongful death lawsuit filed after he was shot and killed by an officer in 2014 while walking down a dark stairwell.
Detective Gordon’s comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.
The protest continues into day two, violating the park’s policy to clear out by midnight. Organizers are documenting the occupation on Twitter using the hashtag #shutdowncityhallnyc.
Since filming Eric Garner’s death in July 2014, Ramsey Orta’s life has changed in ways he couldn’t imagine – mostly for the worse.
NYC police commissioner talks about ending his tenure. He has no plans to continue past the mayor’s first term in office.
Delrawn Small was gunned down on July 4 in East New York by Officer Wayne Isaacs, who was off duty at the time. According to a video obtained by the New York Daily News, Isaacs fired on Small seconds after he approached Isaac’s driver’s side.
An hours-long standoff with a suspect who threw a hoax bomb into a NYPD police van late Wednesday ended with the man being taken away on a stretcher, The New York Daily News reports. The suspect, identified as 52-year-old Hector Meneses, barricaded himself in a gold Chrysler Aspen SUV near New York City’s Columbus Circle, the news […]
The man who recorded the police chokehold killing of Eric Garner will plead guilty to drug and weapon charges. He believes law enforcement has targeted him.
Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.