Democrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor’s race after linking the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.
A New York City police sergeant from a political family has been arrested on charges of vandalizing her boyfriend’s car. Police say Sgt. Damaris Diaz was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief and aggravated harassment charges. She’s the daughter of state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. and the sister of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
The sounds of applause and bagpipes greeted 44-year-old Sgt. Craig Bier as he was wheeled out of Jamaica Hospital on Friday.
Occupy Wall Street protesters, who have repeatedly asserted their rights to free speech and lawful assembly, are being put on legal notice themselves.