NYC Officials Defend Handling Of DemonstrationsSome activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD's handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.
Protesters Shut Down Roads In Solidarity March With Baltimore; Over 100 ArrestedA group that supports the protesters in Baltimore gathered in Union Square Wednesday and shut down the outbound Holland Tunnel and several other city streets as they marched.
Riot Forces Lockdown At Rikers IslandNews of the unrest comes as the city reviews procedures at the correctional facility and lines up changes suggested by the federal government.
Court: LIRR Gunman Who Killed Six, Wounded 19 Tried To Incite Prison RiotThe Appellate Division justices say videotape, testimony and a prison misbehavior report provide substantial evidence that Colin Ferguson threatened violence and conspired to riot.
Crowd Protests For A Second Night In The Wake Of Brooklyn Police ShootingPolice were on alert in Brooklyn Tuesday night following violence stemming from a deadly officer-involved shooting, as crowds gathered again to protest for a second night in a row.
Bottles Hurled, Drug Store Worker Injured In Disturbance Stemming From Brooklyn Police ShootingThe crowd of about 20 teens and other residents gathered at Nostrand and Synder avenues, outside the 67th Precinct station. Rocks and bottles were thrown, in protest of the police-involved shooting Saturday of 16-year-old Kimani Gray.
Mayor Bloomberg Warns Of Rioting If Unemployment Remains High"You have a lot of kids graduating college, can't find jobs, that's what happened in Cairo. That's what happened in Madrid. You don't want those kind of riots here," Bloomberg said.
8 Arrested In Sword Fight At Sikh Temple In QueensGurmaj Singh, the current temple president, said the attackers used musical instruments, swords, bats and metal rods against worshippers in the temple.