Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
The family of Eric Garner joined a U.S. congressman Monday in advocating for a federal legislative proposal against the use of chokeholds by police.
Prosecutors will determine if the shooting of 28-year-old Akai Gurley by Officer Peter Liang was an accident or a crime.
U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday pressed the NYPD to reduce low-level marijuana arrests, after new numbers suggested only modest change so far under Mayor de Blasio’s administration.
Residents of a luxury condominium complex in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn protested Monday against ongoing plans for elevated restroom facilities across the boardwalk.
In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.
Superstorm Sandy struck the Tri-State Area eight months ago Sunday, and residents of Howard Beach, Queens have been suffering all the time since.
Members of Congress from the Tri-State Area continued their warning this week that the federal sequester will pull money out of the Superstorm Sandy relief effort.