At around 11 a.m. on October 28, 2011, 17-year-old Patrick Dixon got off a bus in Jamaica, Queens. A group of young men followed him. They were about to try to steal his iPhone. There was a scuffle. A punch. A razor. And within seconds, Dixon lay on the ground bleeding from his neck. Doctors pronou ... More >>
Shereese Francis was in mental distress. After police arrived, she was dead.
A state list of hospitals that made potentially deadly safety mistakes features New York City facilities, the Post reports. The report, which uses 2009 data, cited an incident where doctors gave a patient the wrong blood transfusion at Jamaica Hospital. It also found 18 area hospitals that mi ... More >>
First, undercover police fired 50 bullets at Sean Bell and his friends. Then, they cuffed the mortally wounded Bell for his ride to the hospital. That's right. According to the lead Metro article in the New York Times today (reg. req'd.), the Finest looked at the unarmed Bell, 23, thought he was ... More >>
Were the Deaths in Custody of Two Suspected Drug Users Accidental or Police Brutality?