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Monday, Jan 23, 2017

NYPD Cop Awaits Punishment in Killing of Ramarley Graham

NYPD Cop Awaits Punishment in Killing of Ramarley Graham

The disciplinary trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager ended Monday, but his punishment probably won't be known for several weeks, if at all.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Exclusive: NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

Exclusive:  NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

The four officers who were attacked in Queens last October speak exclusively to News 4's Jonathan Dienst.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Lawmakers Press NYPD on Deadly Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

Lawmakers Press NYPD on Deadly Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

Lawmakers say they're concerned about the NYPD's handling of the case against a white officer who shot an unarmed black man to death in his own bathroom.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017

NYC Agrees to Pay Up to $75 Million Over Dismissed Summonses

NYC Agrees to Pay Up to $75 Million Over Dismissed Summonses

New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a lawsuit accusing police of issuing hundreds of thousands of summonses that were later dismissed on legal grounds.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017

White NYC Cop Testifies He Thought Black Teen Would Kill Him

White NYC Cop Testifies He Thought Black Teen Would Kill Him

A white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager to death in the bathroom of his apartment said Friday that the last thing he wanted to do was pull the trigger.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Appearing Dazed, Kingpin 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty in NYC

Appearing Dazed, Kingpin 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty in NYC

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a three-decade-long web of violence...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

Boyfriend Could Face Homicide Charges in Boy's Death: DA

Boyfriend Could Face Homicide Charges in Boy's Death: DA

The boyfriend of the mother of Zymere Perkins could be charged with killing the 6-year-old, authorities say.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

Hofstra Grad Slay Suspect's Attorney Blames Other Men

Hofstra Grad Slay Suspect's Attorney Blames Other Men

The lawyer for one of three men arrested in the grisly killing of Hofstra University graduate Joseph Comunale late last year is pointing fingers at the two other suspects, saying that the charges against...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

NYPD Holds Trial for Cop Accused of Killing Unarmed Man

NYPD Holds Trial for Cop Accused of Killing Unarmed Man

A disciplinary trial has begun for a white New York City officer in a case that was an early catalyst for outrage over police use of deadly force against black men.

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