A passenger was found hiding inside the cockpit of a JetBlue airplane after it landed in New York early Tuesday. Police say the 26-year-old unidentified man hid in the cockpit at about 2 a.m. after all the other passengers had gotten off the plane. Show More Summary
DOJ's report on its six month investigation into police practices in Ferguson, MO will be released today. Here's what it finds, according to the New York Times. The Ferguson Police Department was routinely violating the constitutional... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The NYPD may soon become the latest police department to begin paying private license plate tracking corporation Vigilant Solutions for access to the company’s nationwide location database, according to a report in the New York Daily News and documents unearthed by Ars Technica's Cyrus Farivar. Show More Summary
Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times: Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., have routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city's black residents, the Justice Department has concluded in a scathing report that accuses the officers of using excessive force and making unjustified traffic stops for years. Show More Summary
The New York Times today has a preview of the Department of Justice’s report on Ferguson, Missouri. The full report will be released tomorrow. Here’s what he Times knows about the report: Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., have routinely...Show More Summary
Police say the man persuaded a 16-year-old New York girl to come to his home in California where he kept her against her will
As expected, an initial release of the Justice Department's report from their civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo. police department is damning, and concludes, the New York Times reports, that officers "have routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city's black residents." Read more...
A man from Long Island, New York, was allegedly caught driving in a carpool lane with a passenger, but the police state he wasn’t allowed to do that. While everyone else is allowed to do it, he can no longer bring his passenger withShow More Summary
A statement from New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton blaming marijuana for a spike in the city’s murder rate is a classic piece of “reefer madness” drug war propaganda, critics said Monday. “Commissioner Bratton’s claims...Show More Summary
Authorities say an SUV driven by an elderly woman has been hit by a train at a crossing in New York, about 40 miles south of a fatal crash last month that killed six. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say a crossing gate came down on the SUV early Monday afternoon in East Rockaway. Show More Summary
Bill Bratton calls pot a "seemingly innocent drug." The post New York Police Chief Blames Homicides On Marijuana appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge in New York had been charged with using burglary tools, police said last week. ||| A TRUCKER accused of using a James...Show More Summary
A California woman was critically injured when she was struck and pinned between two New York taxis, police sources said.
A melee in a Bronx deli has police on the lookout for a “pack of thugs.” According to the New York Daily News, a verbal argument turned physical in the very early hours of Sunday morning. It is unclear what the original fight was about,...Show More Summary
We all know how enticing that carpool lane can be — but when you’re driving solo, you just don’t belong there. Police in New York say one driver tried to get around the rules for high-occupancy vehicle lanes, as they’re also known, by setting up a wooden dummy as his passenger. According to police in Long Island, a man allegedly … [More]
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, as a White House task force called for … Continue reading ? The post White House task force urges police to build trust in minority communities appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
As I approached Secret Project Robot, the small Brooklyn venue where an event billing itself as New York Citys first ever porn festival took place this weekend, I was greeted by three police cars and a nearly a dozen female protesters yelling Porn is bad for women! and holding Stop Patriarchy signs. Show More Summary
A Long Island, New York, man was issued a traffic summons after a police officer caught him traveling in the HOV lane of the Long Island Expressway with a fake passenger. James Campbell, 56, was asked for his passenger's ID after being pulled over and admitted he uses it to drive in carpool lanes. Show More Summary
A Department of Justice report that could be released as early as this week has found racial bias in some Ferguson police department procedures, according to sources who spoke with the New York Times. Though the DOJ will reportedly clear Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown that sparked... More »
Despite coverage from many major media outlets, Fox News has not reported on the killing of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who died after being shot at 17 times by police officers in Pasco, Washington. The New York Times has dubbed the shooting...Show More Summary