The 37-year-old Brooklyn man was fatally shot in front of his girlfriend and three children on the Fourth of July.
The man who recorded the police chokehold killing of Eric Garner will plead guilty to drug and weapon charges. He believes law enforcement has targeted him.
According to a 2015 report on hate crimes in New York, conducted by the Division of Criminal Justice Services, more than half—51.4 percent—of all incidents involved an anti-religious bias, with 287 incidents reported. In the crimes against persons category, Muslims came in second, making up 6.2 percent with 16 incidents reported.
Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.
One brief moment in time would prove fatal for the Staten Island teen, who family and friends lovingly called, "Poppa Jawn."
Forty-one-year-old Aitabdel Salem, a native of Algeria, spent five months on New York's Rikers Island because, uhm, officials failed to tell him that bail was set at $2.
The high school student was shot twice — once in each bicep — with one of the bullets punching through her arm and into her chest.
The police arrested a Bronx man accused of wheeling his wife's corpse on a dolly. He is charged with second-degree murder.
A Brooklyn judge on Tuesday reduced ex-New York Police Department officer Peter Liang's conviction in the death of Akai Gurley in a darkened public housing stairwell, arguing that the rookie officer never intended to kill the unarmed man in 2014, reports the Los Angeles Times.