Obama Administration Proposes Plan To Stop Profiling By Law EnforcementThe Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.
U.S. AG: No Death Penalty In Suspected Brooklyn Gang KillingU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says his office will not pursue the death penalty against three suspected gang members accused of a gruesome murder in Brooklyn.
Supreme Court Decision On Voting Rights Act Greatly Impacts New York CityChanges in New York election law will no longer have to be pre-cleared by the Department of Justice. That's the effect of the high court’s ruling that struck down a part of the Voting Rights Act that since 1965 has protected minority voters.
Reports: Federal Monitor Could Be Appointed For NYPD Over Stop-And-FriskThe New York Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday called a reported plan for a federal monitor on the NYPD to address the stop-and-frisk program a great step forward.
Special Prosecutor Charges George Zimmerman With Second-Degree Murder In Trayvon Martin Shooting DeathGeorge Zimmerman is in custody, and has been charged with second-degree murder in the Trayvon Martin case.
Funeral Held For Congressman Donald Payne In NewarkThe 77-year-old trailblazing politician died last week after a battle with colon cancer.
Feds Arrest Over 100 In Massive East Coast Mob TakedownThursday was a good day for federal agents and bad day for the mob. In the morning the FBI made arrests from New England to Florida. In all, 127 mafia members and associates were charged.
Cuomo: No Trial For 9/11 Mastermind HereGovernor-elect Andrew Cuomo said that the trial for the professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks should not be held in New York state.