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Special Prosecutor to Investigate Death of Raynette Turner, NY Mother of 8 Who Died in Police Custody 

There will be an investigation into the death of Raynette Turner, a mother of eight, who died in a Mount Vernon, N.Y., police holding cell while in custody last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday, according to the Huffington Post.

'Weaponized Marijuana' Is Allegedly The New Scary Drug In New York City

6 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

It gives users super human strength, makes them impervious to pain and can be bought for as little as $2 across New York. It can also kill, police say. Illegal synthetic marijuana, or "weaponized" marijuana as police are calling it,Show More Summary

Gun Lies

My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn’t even let me hold a fake gun on TV to

"We Will Use the Weapons That We have in These Cameras"--CopWatch After Michael Brown + Freddie Gray

'In a year of violent police encounters, a 25-year-old movement to document law enforcement has new urgency. This is the story of Copwatch as told by Michael Brown’s neighbor and Freddie Gray’s friend.' -- +The New York Times

New York City, August 3, 2015

?? The heat was slow in starting. A street-sweeping truck tossed aside a dry leaf as it pulled out and around a gleaming BMW 635i coupe displaying a Waterfront Commission Police Department placard on the dash and an NYPD parking ticket on the windshield. The sidewalk twinkled on the sunward part of the commute. None of […]

Learning how to be nice to queers is all part of the training at New York’s Police Academy.

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

  In a small lecture hall on a warm spring afternoon at New York’s futuristic Police Academy in College Point, Queens, Officer Lydia Figueroa draws a stick figure on a dry-erase board. The figure has broad shoulders, a cinched waist, two dots for eyes, a crude smile, and a faux-hawk. Show More Summary

Brooklyn Popsicle Bandit Steals $1,300 Worth of Frozen Treats

That's a lot of popsicles. According to New York City police, a nefarious thief broke into an ice-cream truck parked in a private lot on Sackett Street in the Columbia Street Waterfront District over the weekend. After raiding the truck,...Show More Summary

NY attorney general will investigate black woman’s death in police custody

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

New York’s top prosecutor will investigate the death of a 42-year-old black mother of eight while in police custody on shoplifting charges, state officials said on Monday. Raynette Turner was found unresponsive in her holding cell on July 27, two days after she was arrested on suspicion of...

New York uses executive order to investigate woman's jail cell death

A New York woman's mysterious death in jail last week will be investigated by the state attorney general's office, marking the first use of an executive order expanding independent oversight of deaths involving police, officials said Monday.

In New York, Evidence of the Long Arm of the Law

The New York Police Department reaches into New Yorkers’ lives nearly 2 million times per year, and it overwhelmingly targets people of color, a new report charges. NYPD officers were involved in 1.91 million “punitive interactions”Show More Summary

Special Prosecutor In New York Launches Investigation Into Death Of Raynette Turner

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office will launch a formal investigation into the death of Raynette Turner, the mother of eight who died in a Mount Vernon, New York, jail cell while in police custody...Show More Summary

Thirteen hurt in shooting outside New York City house party

Nine people were struck by gunfire and four others suffered cuts and scrapes in the early morning shooting, according to the New York Police Department. All of the gunshot victims, which included both men and women ranging in age from 19 to 38-years-old, were transported to local hospitals and are expected to survive, the NYPD said.

Thirteen hurt in shooting outside Brooklyn house party

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Thirteen people were injured when gunmen opened fired outside a house party in New York City’s Brooklyn borough on Sunday, police said. Nine people were struck by gunfire and four others suffered cuts and scrapes in the early morning shooting, according to the New York Police Department. Two...

Jets’ Sheldon Richardson apologizes for arrest after high-speed police chase

Troubled New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson apologized on Saturday for his recent arrest stemming from a high-speed chase from police. “After my suspension, that was just one bad night,” Richardson said (via ESPN), referring to his previously imposed four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. “I thought it would be fun […]

Gay New York man says cops called him ‘fggot’ after attacking him outside his home

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Staten Island man said he required surgery after being attacked and mocked with a homophobic slur by local police outside his house. “While I was on the ground, I had mud and blood in my mouth,” 31-year-old Stuart Falcone told the New York Daily News. “One [of the officers]...

Sheldon Richardson won’t be charged for weed, child endangerment

For all the alarming stuff in the police report regarding Sheldon Richardson’s July arrest, it appears he’ll only face misdemeanors and traffic charges. Via Brian Costello of the New York Post, the local prosecutor said he can’t bring child endangerment or marijuana charges against Richardson even though the report said there was a 12-year-old and…

A star Jets player's career may be in jeopardy after being charged with resisting arrest while allegedly driving 143 miles per hour

New York Jets star defensive end Sheldon Richardson was charged with resisting arrest near St. Louis, Missouri, Thursday night. According to a police report from the O'Fallon, Missouri Police Department, Richardson was allegedly involved...Show More Summary

We Don't Care. We Don't Have to.

4 days agoNews : Reason

Josh Goetz bought a 2006 Trailblazer from a used car dealer back in March. Two months later, New York state police seized it as part of a murder investigation and tore it apart. Goetz says he'd like either a replacement vehicle or for the state to reimburse him the $8,000 he paid for the Trailblazer. Show More Summary

Sheldon Richardson Arrested After Going 143 MPH: Latest Details on Jets DT

New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was charged with resisting arrest and multiple traffic violations after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase in Missouri on July 14. The 24-year-old was "clocked by police as going as fast as 143 mph" as they gave chase in St. Show More Summary

Chief Keef hologram concert hits another snag, again

Just days after his show was shut down by police in northwest Indiana, Chief Keef announced Thursday he will hold a benefit concert by hologram simultaneously in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles in mid-September.

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