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 >>
Sam LevinCity Councilman Jumaane Williams at a recent rally.Last week, cops chased Ramarley Graham, 18, to the bathroom of his apartment where they shot and killed him. His grandmother was at home at the time and witnessed the shooting. The Bronx teen -- who may have been trying to flush ma ... More >>
A video came out of yesterday's OWS Goldman Sachs protest that raised a lot of eyebrows of NYPD officers preventing New York Times photographer Robert Stolarik from getting shots of arrests in progress. Stolarik told us that his press pass was "clearly visible and [the officer] was very aware," and ... More >>
C.S. MuncyOne of the more recent instances of alleged police brutality against Occupy Wall Street protesters involves Felix Rivera-Pitre, who was allegedly punched by a police officer identified as Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona last week after the movement won the right to stay in Zuccotti ... More >>
Rijcken on the Brooklyn Bridge, in the outfit she was later stopped in.What did we learn last week? It's legal to be topless in public in New York City! The police even said so. Yet there is plenty of other prudishness to contend with, given a recent story, which we originally read on Lovely ... More >>
Eric Bellucci, the 30 year old Staten Island resident who fled to Israel after murdering his parents, was arrested by Israeli authorities today.
Diplomats, with all of their power as foreign emissaries, tend to keep a low news profile. If you don't notice, whenever anything happens to them, it makes big news, as they are for all intents and purposes, foreign powers on American soil. Well, expect to see this on the front cover of th ... More >>
Photos by Candice M. Giove. In front of a backdrop of hot pink placards - some splashed with hearts and cupids - Robert Pinter, a 53-year-old gay man, recounted the horror of being falsely arrested for prostitution this past October. He is one of many older gay men, activists said, targeted by ... More >>
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