Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins Wednesday.
Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.
Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.
Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.
Students at Columbia Law School will be allowed to delay final exams, and it’s all due to the grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
The Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.
Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.
The state of New Jersey just announced police in three of the state’s biggest cities will soon be wearing cameras.
On Thursday, Amar’e Stoudemire made it clear where he stands on the Eric Garner case, asking that police rethink how they operate.
Sheldon Richardson felt helpless as he watched the scenes near his hometown unfold on TV and social media.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said officers were sent to Ferguson to see what tactics might be used by agitators once a grand jury decides whether to indict a Staten Island officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Sources told CBS2 the NYPD has laid out plans for possible protests stemming from a future grand jury decision in the death of Eric Garner in police custody.
Spurred by the Ferguson shooting and anti-police protests in New York and around the country, President Barack Obama on Monday announced new initiatives to bridge police mistrust.
Protests continue over a grand jury’s decision last week not to charge the police offer who fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Police cuffed seven protesters outside the Macy’s in Herald Square Friday and charged them with disorderly conduct.