The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.
The video shows the police officer with an arm around the suspect’s neck as he struggles to arrest him.
A massive police presence surrounded the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday – even with counterterrorism officers walking the beat – a day after unidentified vandals breached the security of the iconic span to replace the American flags with white flags.
The suspect successfully robbed five banks and tried to hold-up two others, netting more than $34,000 over the last two years, police said.
The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on East Tremont Avenue and Meyers Street in Parkchester.
American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an attempted rape and robbery in Washington Heights.
The incident took place at North 5th Street and Driggs Avenue at 8:50 p.m. Monday night, police said.
She was punched in the face by a man in a group smoking marijuana at the Clinton Houses, police said.
A snake was spotted slithering around Washington Square Park Sunday, but police got the situation under control.
In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.
Police early Sunday arrested a robbery suspect without incident in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, after the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at both the officers and himself.
A Queens man is accused of going on a wild crime spree in Brooklyn on Saturday that included stealing two cars at gunpoint, striking a pedestrian with a vehicle and firing shots at someone.
The officer was attacked while confronting a group of people at the Clinton Houses at Park Avenue and East 104th Street, police said.
Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.