The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.
Three people were taken to Jamaica Hospital, though none of the injuries were considered serious.
A Trenton man was hit with several charges this weekend, after he allegedly sprayed pepper spray inside an NJ TRANSIT train at Newark Penn Station.
Authorities said 23-year-old Richard Ramos became “belligerent” while arguing with a Walmart shopper over a television Thursday night, and then attacked a Garfield police officer when the manager called for help.
The boy, who has not been identified, was released to the custody of a family member, Nassau County police said. He is due in court in November.
The incident happened just before 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Parkway School in Uniondale.
Police have released pictures hoping to identify more students involved in the party that turned rowdy.
A Bronx woman alleged in a lawsuit that NYPD officers pepper sprayed her, and injured her three children in doing so, for allegedly entering a subway station without paying.
EMS officials on the scene treated 22 patients, including students and adults, who reported either tightness in their chests or burning eyes.
Police Wednesday night were looking for a robber who went on Craigslist telling people he was selling a laptop, but instead just took his would-be buyer’s money and pepper-sprayed him in the face.
One student was hospitalized, and 10 more had to be sent home, after pepper spray was discharged in a school lunchroom in South Ozone Park, Queens.
‘The “Pepper Spray Princess,” as dubbed by the NYPD, allegedly fired her homemade concoction at the bus stop Wednesday morning, a few blocks from New Dorp High School.
New York City officials have taken the unusual step of refusing to defend a police inspector. He’s being sued for blasting protesters with pepper spray during last fall’s Occupy Wall Street protests.
Officials say Anthony Bologna will lose 10 vacation days for his actions on September 24. He used the spray on Occupy Wall Street protesters who were penned-in by police.
Protesters’ attorneys with aides to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will demand the dismissals, and if the DA balks they’ll occupy the courts by going to trial on each and every case.