Charles Barron

Judge Releases Limited Grand Jury Details In Eric Garner CaseThe investigation will look for potential civil rights investigations in the July 17 death of Garner, 43, who was confronted by police on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
Lawmakers Discuss Police Shooting Of Unarmed Brooklyn Man With ProsecutorsThe medical examiner's office said Sunday that 28-year-old Akai Gurley died from a single bullet to the torso.
Group Accuses NYPD Officer Of Placing Pregnant Woman In Choke HoldAn East New York advocacy group held a news conference Monday announcing that it has video and photos of a cop placing the 7-months pregnant woman in a choke hold.
Seen At 11: Dos And Don'ts When Faced With Workplace ViolenceWorkplace violence is becoming an all too common scene -- a disgruntled employee, an ex-spouse or dissatisfied client come backs to settle the score with a gun.
City Councilmembers Reflect On 10th Anniversary Of Fatal Shooting Of James DavisDavis brought political rival Othniel Askew to a council meeting at City Hall on July 23, 2003, and then was shot dead by the man in front of schoolchildren and a chamber full of government leaders.
Elderly Woman Hit By Stray Bullet Remains Hospitalized; City Official Calls Incident 'Insanity'Gloria Johnson was taken to Brookdale University Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, where she is listed in stable condition. She is expected to make a full recovery.
City Council Committees Approve Revamped NYU Expansion Plan Protesters against the proposal rallied on the steps of City Hall Tuesday morning prior to the committee hearings.
A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New YorkThere were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
Residents Want Safer Places To Play After 12-Year-Old Crushed By Gate In BrooklynThe investigation is continuing Monday into the death of 12-year-old Yakim McDaniels, who died while playing on a parking lot electric gate in Brownsville.
New York City Street Vendors Fed Up With Fines Hold Protest Dave Mercier, who is a vendor in Times Square, said some of the fines include those doled out for vending before eight o'clock at night and vending three feet from the sidewalk.
Report: Brooklyn City Councilman Charles Barron Lauds Gadhafi As 'My Hero'Barron also reportedly denied any Gadhafi involvement in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 or that he brutalized his own people.
Halloween Decoration Removed From Brooklyn Home After Being Called RacistA scarecrow painted to have dark skin was hanging by a rope from a tree in front of a home in Kensington.