New York City will reportedly give 1 percent pay increases to police officers who have to wear the cameras.
After years of disappointments in the quest for justice for Eric Garner, the unarmed Black man who died after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD in 2104, the U.S. Justice Department just took a step in the right direction by replacing the entire team investigating the case. According to a report […]
Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]
he NYPD is continuing its efforts to reduce crime by no longer making arrests in Manhattan for low-level offenses such as public consumption of alcohol or public urination.
The family of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner received a $1 million settlement from the area hospital that dispatched paramedics to the scene of his fatal encounter with police. In court documents obtained by the Associated Press, the details of the settlement were initially confidential and not part of an earlier settlement the family […]
Prosecutors used the testimony to further prove that Liang was too busy worrying about his job to help save Gurley.
Alan Newton spent years in a legal battle with the city after he was released from jail in 2006, the NY Daily News reports.
Trayon Christian won a settlement with the state of New York after being "stopped and frisked" for purchasing an expensive belt.
Officer Peter Liang, the Asian rookie NYPD cop who is accused of shooting and killing Black unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley, has opted to have his case heard by a jury. As the selection of the jury is still days away, testimony was heard today in court regarding evidence and statements made by Liang after […]
Shields was last seen at LaGuardia Airport, where she had just finished speaking to her supervisor.