The only civilian eyewitness to come forward in the case of a Brooklyn teen shot dead by a pair of plainclothes New York City police officers is "certain" the 16 year-old was empty-handed when the cops opened fire. Kimani 'Kiki' Gray was shot several times by two officers patrolling East Flatbush i ... More >>
A candlelit vigil for a Brooklyn teen killed by New York City police officers left two people injured and led to one arrest Monday night. At approximately 7:00 pm, roughly 200 people gathered in East Flatbush for a somber vigil to remember Kimani Gray, a 16 year-old shot and killed by plainclothes ... More >>
Responding to a recent Voice article on violence in the jails, the city Correction Department had claimed that they had done away with "the program," in which correction officers on their own condoned or encouraged gang-affiliated inmates to beat up inmates to keep order. In 2008, 17-year-old Christ ... More >>
The New York native was released from prison after serving more than five years for a murder he didn't commit. Here's why he's still not free.
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The city agreed this weekend to pay a $250,000 settlement to 32 youngsters from Bushwick who, back in 2007, were rounded up and arrested while walking to a friend's funeral in broad daylight. The young people -- all Black and Hispanic, ranging from ages 13 to early twenties -- were walking peacefu ... More >>
Documents show that top officials in the city's jail system were regularly briefed on violence and extortion between teen inmates.
After indications for more than a year that guards were using inmates as enforcers, New York's jails are rocked by a pair of indictments
New details about the slow and painful death of a Brooklyn kid. Did guards turn a blind eye?
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