Post by Eve Vawter. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders just released a new campaign video featuring the daughter of Eric Garner, who was murdered by the New York City Police Department in 2014. Eric Garner had been put...Show More Summary
Giants defensive tackle Jay Bromley became the subject of a police investigation late last month after he was accused of attempting to rape a woman in a New York City hotel. The investigation began when a woman allegedly performed a sex act in the hotel room before things went south when she claimed Bromley tried to…
Rookie New York Police Officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed man while patrolling a public housing, has been convicted of manslaughter and official misconduct. Liang testified in the killing of Akai Gurley, 28, and could face 15 years of jail time after a jury consisting of seven men and five women found... Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign released a stirring video from supporter Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner. In 2014, Erica's father died after a New York police officer put him in a chokehold. Garner was unarmed. The four-minute ad opens with Garner detailing the importance of her family and it also...
A New York City police officer was convicted of manslaughter on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened public housing stairwell in 2014. A jury in Brooklyn found Peter Liang guilty in connection with the death of Akai Gurley, 28, who was killed by a bullet fired from...
New York City police Officer Peter Liang was convicted of manslaughter Thursday in the 2014 shooting death of an unarmed black man in a darkened Brooklyn public housing project stairwell. Liang's single gunshot killed Akai Gurley, 28, who was walking down the stairs on Nov. Show More Summary
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday released a four-minute advertisement featuring the oldest daughter of Eric Garner, whose death in New York in a police chokehold helped inspire the Black Lives Matter movement. The ad tells the story of Erica Garner's life and activism in the wake of her father's death, and it concludes […]
New York police officer Peter Liang has been convicted by a Brooklyn jury of manslaughter and official misconduct in the 2014 killing of Akai Gurley in a darkened stairwell. Gurley was shot by the rookie cop in November 2014 in the stairwell...Show More Summary
The New York police officer who fatally shot Akai Gurley in a stairwell back in 2014 has been officially found guilty of manslaughter.
A jury on Thursday convicted New York City police Officer Peter Liang of manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black man. Liang fatally shot Akai Gurley in a stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex on Nov. 20, 2014. This is a breaking news story. Show More Summary
Until now, New York City's police department hadn't disclosed any information about whether or not it used so-called Stingrays to monitor cell phone activity. In response to an NYCLU (NYCLU) request, the NYPD admitted that it used the devices over 1,000 times between 2008 and May 2015. Show More Summary
The New York Civil Liberties Union has uncovered, for the first time, documentation of the NYPD's use of Stingrays, cellphone-tower-spoofing devices that allow police to pinpoint cellphone users' locations, and can be used to intercept information about their calls and text messages, or even the calls and messages themselves. Show More Summary
The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union. A... To view the full story, click the title link.
NEW YORK (AP) — According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008. A cell-site simulator can sweep up basic cellphone data by tricking phones in the area to believe that it's a cell tower, allowing it to identify unique subscriber numbers.
The New York Police Department has secretly tracked cell phones more than 1,000 times between 2008 and 2015, documents obtained by the New York Civil Liberties Union show. The documents, released only after an inquiry under the state's...Show More Summary
Documents released Thursday demonstrate how the department has used the surveillance technology while avoiding any public debate or major courtroom review of its constitutionality.
The New York Police Department has admitted to using controversial cell phone spying systems known as Stingrays—which can be used to track the location and intercept personal communications of nearby cellphone users. In a report from the New York Civil Liberties Union, the NYPD confirmed using the Stingray more than 1,000 times between 2008 and May 2015. Read more...
The New York Police Department is searching for a man who pointed a gun at a local news reporter during a live report Wednesday.
Police say an incredibly prolific thief in New York is back in jail after stealing from the same poor victim for the second time in as many months, the Syracuse Post-Standard reports. According to the AP, 24-year-old Kenneth Lafler allegedly got into the woman's car and took her purse from...
New York City police officer Peter Liang, who is charged in the death of Akai Gurley, shot the unarmed black man in a Brooklyn housing complex last year "for no good reason," prosecutors said on Tuesday in closing arguments. Gurley was shot in November 2014 in the darkened stairwell of a housing project in East New York, Brooklyn. Show More Summary