Family members rallied in Brooklyn Saturday on behalf of a woman who died in police custody, claiming that police ignored her please for medical attention until it was too late.
As police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.
A restraining order obtained on Friday means that the hospital will remain open for the time being.
Doctors said they’ve been told not to make any new admissions.
While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
The mother of Ramarley Graham – the unarmed 18-year-old boy who was shot and killed by an NYPD officer – held a rally Wednesday demanding new charges against the officer who fired the shots.
A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.
Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.
A bill to require sick days for employees in New York City has been getting a new look after this winter’s flu outbreak.
Students at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.
Advocates for the working poor rallied in Albany Monday, urging state government leaders who are poised to raise their salaries in coming weeks to also raise the minimum wage and replenish food banks for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Long Island residents were rallying Saturday for fed up power customers to voice their frustration about still being in the dark.
“There were over 50,000 arrests last year for low-level marijuana possession, which is a waste of scarce city resources,” said advocate Doug Greene.
On Saturday, outraged PBA members and residents came together to fight a proposal to revamp four precincts, turning them into community policing centers.
“Any invasion of Iran would be a repeat of what happened in Iraq,” said protester Corrine Willinger.