By Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio On Tuesday, the New York City Council voted to pass a bill which requires the Department of Correction to inform incarcerated people– and their lawyers–when they are being held on a bail amount of less than $10. Activists working with incarcerated individuals have long been fighting to find a […]
An NYPD surgeon will contradict the Medical Examiner’s determination that the cause of death was a forbidden chokehold
Saheed Vassell’s supporters protest the New York Attorney General’s decision not to charge officers in his shooting
A glimpse into the secret trials where cops adjudicate themselves
Frustrated Bronx community members vented their frustrations following the death of a 68-year-old woman
Why are crime rates twice as high as the rest of the city?
Anthony Myrie was the second inmate to die at Greene Correctional Facility in three months
Richmond Hill, a quiet neighborhood, is shaken by tragedy
That’s a wrap at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn
The victim is from another gang. A second suspect is being sought
Police found a dead man on the sidewalk on Amsterdam Avenue Sunday. He wasn’t a student, prof or staffer at the university. The investigation continues.
“We want names! We want names!” the small crowd chanted Wednesday evening at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Utica Avenue in Brooklyn. They were gathered at the spot where, four weeks earlier, a bipolar man from the neighborhood, Saheed Vassell, was shot and killed by four New York City police officers. People of all […]
John Knock was arrested in 1996 for importing thousands of pounds of pot into the U.S. As the legal cannabis industry grows, his sister is fighting back.
Many in the community are citing changing neighborhood demographics as a factor in the death of Saheed Vassell
Hawk Newsome raised his fist in protest at a Bronx courthouse Monday morning, his bellowing voice demanding attention amidst the roar of street traffic at rush hour. As nearby court officers yelled instructions to potential jurors, Newsome struggled to jolt New Yorkers out of their morning commute daze. Newsome, a 41-year-old full-time activist who founded […]