Five 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.
Officials 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.
Some high school students in Westchester County were under fire Wednesday evening, after their basketball team lost a close game.
Nassau 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 announced Wednesday that it is launching a new feature to let U.S. users receive emergency notices as text messages.
An FDNY EMS lieutenant has resigned after being exposed for a pattern of racial Twitter messages, according to a published report.
A now ex-staffer for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has been exposed, after sending hate messages on social media.
A Fire Department emergency medical services lieutenant cried after a reporter confronted him about a string of racist tweets, according to a published report.
An 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.
He is a comedian after all. But some aren’t finding one of Chris Rock’s tweets very funny.
Christie 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.”
A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem.