The mother of a Brooklyn teen gunned down by two Brooklyn police officers stepped out of a meeting with the district attorney Thursday to deliver harsh words for a department she believes is deeply racist.
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The only publicly identified eyewitness in the killing of a Brooklyn teen by two New York City police officers is standing by her claim that the young man was empty-handed when he was gunned down, and now says one of the cops involved threatened her life.
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After three successive nights of protest and unrest in East Flatbush following the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray by police, City Council member Jumaane Williams held a press conference this afternoon to call for calm.
"What happened here in the past couple days is wrong," Williams said. "Ther ... More >>
What the heck happened? The New York City Board of Elections just met with the City Council a few weeks ago to ensure things would run smoothly at polling sites yesterday.
Unfortunately, there was nothing "smooth" about the voting process for many city residents.
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As SUNY Downstate Medical Center reels from recent management changes and layoffs, area pols are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo help the hospital.
Today, a group of Brooklyn electeds sent a letter to Cuomo asking for immediate assistance so that critical services and medical training could conti ... More >>
Brooklyn-via-Cali drums heavyweight Ches Smith is a master of percussion, an omnipresent figurehead about town who holds the beats down for the likes of avant-jazz heroes like Marc Ribot, Darius Jones, Trevor Dunn and Mary Halvorson and can also be found pulling all-nighters drumming in Haitian vodo ... More >>
Marlon Hinds, a 20-year-old Brooklyn man who lived by the gun, died by the gun last night, mowed down in a hail of bullets outside his home in East Flatbush. The Daily News's Matthew Nestel reports that the shooter, whose name the cops either don't know or haven't released, first pointed the gun at ... More >>