Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers.
A jail guard investigators say left her post without permission as an inmate lay dying in his 101-degree cell had been disciplined four years earlier for a similar infraction, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
The grisly deaths of two inmates — one who “baked to death” in his overheated cell, another who sexually mutilated himself while locked up alone for seven days — have raised new questions about the New York City jail system’s ability to deal with a burgeoning number of mentally ill people.
The Super Bowl won’t touch down in New Jersey until next month, but the New York restaurant scene already is rolling out the turf carpet.
Prominent Republicans leapt to GOP Gov. Chris Christie’s defense on Sunday, insisting that an ongoing traffic scandal wouldn’t ruin any presidential ambitions, while Democrats say it’s difficult to believe such a hands-on manager knew nothing about a plan by a top aide to close lanes at a bridge into New York City.
The September lane closings near the George Washington Bridge that caused huge traffic jams and now appear to have been politically orchestrated by a member of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration and key allies violated federal law, a chief official said in an email ordering the lanes reopened.
NEW YORK — Smoking may be a bad habit — but New York City lawmakers want their residents to be older and wiser before deciding
NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton threatened Saturday to boycott luxury retailer Barneys if the department store doesn’t respond adequately to allegations by black
NEW YORK — Detectives solved the decades-old mystery of “Baby Hope,” a little girl whose body was discovered inside a picnic cooler beside a Manhattan