When law enforcement officials feel they have the authority to savagely assault a man based solely on the suspicion that he might be trespassing, then it's probably time to rein them in.
That's precisely the level of judgment 20-year-old Anthony Jones alleges Roosevelt Island Public Safety Departm ... More >>
Disgraced Staten Island cop Michael Daragjati, 32, was sentenced to 57 months in prison on Friday, after a sentencing hearing filled with so much racist doublespeak that it would make any decent human being cringe.
Daragjati was charged after being caught on a FBI wiretap bragging about how he had ... More >>
Tonight marks the two-year anniversary of the night that NYPD brass dragged Police Officer Adrian Schoolcraft from his apartment and forced him into the Jamaica Hospital Psychiatric Ward.--an episode which was the subject of the award-winning Village Voice series, "The NYPD Tapes."
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March 15, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 11
John Lindsay: Goodbye to all that
by Clark Whelton
It had been raining through the early spring afternoon, but 30 minutes before John Lindsay was due to land in Milwaukee the weather turned around and ... More >>
Cathie Black: can she get a waiver?Richard Mills, the same state education commissioner who gave Joel Klein a waiver to become chancellor in 2002, denied another waiver application in 2003.
The reasons cited in that 9-page denial letter will no doubt impact the decision now facing Mills' su ... More >>