Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount VernonFive more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.
Students Suspended For Racial Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball GameOfficials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.
Fury Erupts Over Racially-Charged Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game Some high school students in Westchester County were under fire Wednesday evening, after their basketball team lost a close game.
Nassau County Police Probe Inflammatory Tweets About OfficerNassau County police have launched an investigation, after a series of threatening tweets targeting Officer Nikolas Budimlic – the officer who accidentally shot and killed a Hosftra University student last May.
Twitter Sets Up New Emergency Text Message FeatureTwitter announced Wednesday that it is launching a new feature to let U.S. users receive emergency notices as text messages.
Report: FDNY EMS Lieutenant Quits After Racial Tweet ScandalAn FDNY EMS lieutenant has resigned after being exposed for a pattern of racial Twitter messages, according to a published report.
Ex-De Blasio Campaign Staffer Exposed For Offensive TweetsA now ex-staffer for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has been exposed, after sending hate messages on social media.
Report: FDNY Lieutenant Cries When Confronted About Offensive TweetsA Fire Department emergency medical services lieutenant cried after a reporter confronted him about a string of racist tweets, according to a published report.
Occupy Wall Street Protester Whose Tweets Were Subpoenaed Pleads GuiltyAn Occupy Wall Street protester whose tweets were subpoenaed pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct, in a case that became a clash over social media privacy.
Chris Rock's 'Happy White People's Day' July 4th Tweet Causes StirHe is a comedian after all. But some aren't finding one of Chris Rock's tweets very funny.
Gov. Christie To Appear On Jimmy Fallon's ShowChristie used Twitter to invite the late-night comedian to get a personal tour. Christie then made fun of Fallon's version of Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run."
Twitter Hack Opens Popups, Causes HavocA new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem.