Death of NYC man in police custody was ruled a homicide

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:43 AM EDT

NY Judge: Cameras Could've Stopped Police Deaths

NY Judge: Cameras Could've Stopped Police Deaths

The federal judge who ruled the NYPD''s stop and frisk policy violated civil rights says body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police.

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 08:00 PM EDT

Forensic Expert Agrees With ME Findings in Garner Case

Forensic Expert Agrees With ME Findings in Garner Case

A renowned forensics expert who conducted an independent autopsy on the 18-year-old fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month praised the New York City medical examiner's conclusions in the death...

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 06:41 PM EDT

NYPD Watchdog: Use of Chokeholds May Be Undercounted

NYPD Watchdog: Use of Chokeholds May Be Undercounted

Instances of NYPD chokeholds, a tactic banned by police rules, may be undercounted across the city because of confusion over what actually constitutes a chokehold, according to an NYPD watchdog.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 10:55 AM EDT

More Training for NYPD After Chokehold Death

More Training for NYPD After Chokehold Death

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says officers will get annual training on the use of force following the death of an unarmed man who died after being put in a chokehold in police custody this summer.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 12:50 PM EDT

Poll Finds Support for NYPD's "Broken Windows" Tactic

Poll Finds Support for NYPD's "Broken Windows" Tactic

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says he's "gratified" by a recent poll that found 56 percent of New York City residents support the crackdown on low-level offenses in an effort to prevent more violent crimes.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:28 AM EDT

Demonstrators Cross Verrazano Bridge to Protest Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

Demonstrators Cross Verrazano Bridge to Protest Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

Demonstrators began crossing the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in a caravan of cars and buses Saturday to protest the death of a Staten Island father who died in police custody last month after being put in a...

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Snow, Wintry Weather Snarls Thanksgiving Travel

Snow, Wintry Weather Snarls Thanksgiving Travel

A powerful, swirling nor'easter is churning through the tri-state, dumping more than 7 inches of snow in parts of New York and New Jersey, causing headaches for travelers on the day before Thanksgiving and...

Restaurateur B. Smith Found: Police

Restaurateur B. Smith Found: Police

Former model and celebrity restaurateur B. Smith has been found in New York City after being reported missing in the Hamptons, according to authorities.

Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to create the Lowline, billed as the world's first underground park.

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in Queens, Baby Dies: NYPD

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in Queens, Baby Dies: NYPD

Police say a pregnant 27-year-old woman had been shot to death in Queens but doctors were able to save the baby.

NJ Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student Faces Additional Charges

NJ Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student Faces Additional Charges

A New Jersey substitute teacher has been arrested after sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in her car, prosecutors say.

10 Arrested in NYC on 2nd Day of Ferguson Protests

10 Arrested in NYC on 2nd Day of Ferguson Protests

The NYPD says ten demonstrators were arrested in Manhattan Tuesday as people protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets for a second day, temporarily shutting down major streets...