The lawsuit claims 24-year-old Eduardo Sandoval was branded with a hot potato masher by at least one staffer at the Leake & Watts residential facility last June.
The family of a bodega worker who was accidentally shot and killed by a New York City police officer during a robbery plans to sue the city for $25 million.
The family of an unarmed National Guardsman killed by police during a Queens traffic stop is taking first official step toward a lawsuit.
Leonel Cuevas was riding on a dirt bike that collided with a patrol car on Walton Avenue Oct. 27. The driver of the bike was killed.
2 Middle School Bullies Charged, Released In Case Of Anti-Gay Assault That Left Victim Blind In One Eye
Two teenage boys were charged Friday with assault as a hate crime, following a June 5th bullying incident that left their victim blind in one eye.
An investigation found that Herve Gilles, who had a record of drunkenness and mental illness, was beating Spring Valley Officer John Roper with Roper’s nightstick when the officer fired, hitting Gilles in the neck and then in the head, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe said.
Prosecutors said Michael McKie, 33, and Khalid Nelson, 37, ran what became known at Rikers as “the Program” in which inmates were directed to assault other prisoners to keep order in the cell blocks.
Takesha Griffin says she still doesn’t know who fired the stray bullet that hit her in the leg on September 3. She says, however, that police didn’t believe her and accused her of protecting her friend.
Claire Reed, who was 63-years-old, suffered chest pains and died on December 27. Her family’s attorney says the police, fire, transportation and sanitation departments are at fault.
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