A grand jury heard testimony Friday from a police officer involved in the chokehold death of an Eric Garner on Staten Island — in a development signaling that it could be close to deciding whether he should face criminal charges in the volatile case.
Amid allegations of sexual assault this week, attorney Sanford Rubenstein has withdrawn from the civil case against the city on behalf of the family of Eric Garner.
An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.
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.
A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.
Caroline Biden, 26, was arrested Tuesday morning by officers responding to a report of a dispute at her apartment in TriBeCa.
A man died after being arrested for violating an order of protection obtained by his ex-girlfriend, police said Friday.
The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a measure that will make it more difficult for immigration officials to detain people being released from police custody.