Rev. Al Sharpton
Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.
Sharpton hugged Cecilia Reyes during an appearance on Saturday at his Harlem headquarters. He said it’s “unthinkable for a mother to have to bury her child.”
Lloyd Morgan was shot in the head and killed last week when a gun battle broke out at the Forest Houses, police said.
For the second Sunday in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the pulpit of a Brooklyn church to defend the city’s stop-and-frisk policy. The mayor’s speech came hours before New Yorkers who are angry about the policy will take part in a silent march to call for an end to it.
Officer Richard Haste was released on $50,000 bail Wednesday morning after turning himself in to face manslaughter charges in the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.
Officer Richard Haste, 30, is expected to surrender on Wednesday morning on a first-degree manslaughter charge. Sources told CBS 2, Haste will be suspended from the NYPD once he turns himself in and is placed under arrest.
Last year, the NYPD stopped more than 630,000 people, mostly black and Hispanic men. About half were frisked, and only about 10 percent were arrested
The Academy Award-winning director was honored at the annual Moth Ball, an event benefiting The Moth, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art of storytelling.
Rev. Al Sharpton says organizers would hold a series of nonviolent protests calling for the arrest of the crime watch volunteer who confronted the unarmed black teenager because he thought he looked “suspicious,” and then shot him.
CBS 2 has learned that the NYPD will uphold a Department trial judge’s recommendation that Det. Gescard Isnora be fired for his role in the 2006 Sean Bell killing.
Brown arrived as the service began Saturday. He walked to the casket, touched it and walked to the back of the New Hope Baptist Church.
Ramarley Graham was killed by police in the bathroom the apartment where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
Ramarley Graham was shot dead by police on Feb. 2 in the bathroom of the apartment where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
Cornelius was found fatally shot at his home in Sherman Oaks, California early this morning. Law enforcement officials say he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The 1,500 NYPD officers sworn-in last Thursday at Madison Square Garden are now taking part in a team building event.