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Kang Chun Wong

No Prosecution For 84-Year-Old UWS Man Ticketed For Jaywalking

An 84-year-old Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking will not face prosecution.

04/09/2014

Knife (credit: DCPI)

Neighbors Accuse NYPD Of Using Excessive Force In Shooting Of Knife-Wielding Man

Kevin, a neighbor and family friend, argued that the cops used excessive force. “Why didn’t they tase him to bring him down, calm him down and then grab hold of him to keep him under wraps?” he questioned. “That man did not deserve that.”

09/08/2012

Stephanie Adams discussing her lawsuit award at a news conference. (credit: Holly Haerr, 1010 WINS)

Ex-Playboy Playmate Wins Excessive Force Lawsuit Against NYPD

A Manhattan jury has awarded a former Playboy playmate $1.2 million for injuries she suffered during a run-in with police in 2006.

02/22/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, left, talks about the start of a federal investigation of the Newark Police Department during a news conference as he stands next to Newark Police Director Garry McCarthy, center, and Acting Newark Police Director Sam DeMaio Monday, May 9, 2011 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

Justice Department Launches Probe Of Newark Police Department

New Jersey’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city’s 1,300-officer department.

05/09/2011

Newark Police (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Feds Looking Into Claims Against Newark Police

The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.

01/20/2011

Michael Mineo  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

2nd Mistrial Declared In NYPD Subway Sodomy Case

Mineo has a $440 million lawsuit against the city and the NYPD. He alleged an officer shoved a baton into his backside while he was face down on a subway platform.

12/15/2010