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FILE - Colin Ferguson arrives in court surrounded by court officers and wearing a bullet proof vest Dec. 10, 1993 for his initial hearing. (Photo POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: LIRR Gunman Who Killed Six, Wounded 19 Tried To Incite Prison Riot

The Appellate Division justices say videotape, testimony and a prison misbehavior report provide substantial evidence that Colin Ferguson threatened violence and conspired to riot.

04/24/2014

Brooklyn Protest

Crowd Protests For A Second Night In The Wake Of Brooklyn Police Shooting

Police 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.

03/12/2013

Brooklyn Riot

Bottles Hurled, Drug Store Worker Injured In Disturbance Stemming From Brooklyn Police Shooting

The 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.

03/11/2013

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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.

09/16/2011

Baba Makhan Shah Lubana Gurdwara Sikh Center (credit: Facebook)

8 Arrested In Sword Fight At Sikh Temple In Queens

Gurmaj Singh, the current temple president, said the attackers used musical instruments, swords, bats and metal rods against worshippers in the temple.

04/26/2011