Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.
No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.
The NYPD is planning a low-key approach for policing Saturday’s mega-march, led by the Rev. Al Sharpton, to protest the deadly struggle with police that killed a Staten Island man.
Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”
The de Blasio administration on Monday was trying to ensure that peace is maintained the Staten Island rally for Eric Garner – the man who died in police custody last month.
Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.
Mayor de Blasio has defended his police commissioner after weeks of backlash following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody.
The prime minister took time out of his schedule to meet with Cuomo just hours before a temporary cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was set to expire.
A complete redesign of West End from West 72nd to West 106th streets has been fast-tracked by city transportation officials.
A delegation from the city is hosting members of the Democratic National Committee in an effort to bring the 2016 convention to Brooklyn.
Donald Morgan was arrested upon his return from Lebanon, the official said.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s point of view on city and police policy.
A city investigation found too much reliance on outside consultants, delayed the NYC 911 project racked up costs, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.
Fallout from the police custody death of Eric Garner continued Wednesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton claimed he has the right to dictate police policy because he and his supporters “won the election.”