A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Newark claims Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera of Prospect Park were both beaten while handcuffed and lying on the ground. Aponte was a passenger in a truck driven by Rivera when police stopped them.
About 500 Occupy members marched from Zuccotti Park to Union Square with the family of John Collado, who was shot by a plain clothes police officer last fall.
The family of 19-year-old Jatiek Reed, who was allegedly battered with nightsticks and kicked repeatedly by police officers in the Bronx, are calling for an independent investigation.
The officers from the 42nd Precinct have been stripped of their guns and shields and placed on modified duty.
A Staten Island man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming seven police officers beat and sexually assaulted him during a drug bust in February.
Occupy Wall Street protesters were celebrating their month-long occupation of Zuccotti Park Monday. But what’s next for those demonstrating?
Five police officers were injured and six people arrested after brawl erupted outside a Lower East Side club early Wednesday morning following a hip hop CD release party.
Anna Stanczyk said showing her bruises is the easy part. It’s talking about how she got them that is tough.