The Power Of August: Transformative Moments Throughout American Civil Rights HistoryAug. 28 is the date of the murder of Emmett Till and the March on Washington. In fact, August has brought many of the nation's most transformative moments.
New Report Reveals How Police Handle Racial Bias, De-Escalation TrainingThe training teaches officers how to recognize and minimize the negative effects of unconscious biases we all have, including race.
State Of Emergency Declared In Ferguson After Violent Protests Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Michael Brown's DeathA man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County's police chief said early Monday.
March In Ferguson, Protests In NYC Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Michael Brown's DeathProtests and marches were held in New York and around the country Sunday, marking one year since the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer.
Cuomo Set To Appoint AG As Special Prosecutor To Probe Police-Involved KillingsThe governor hopes that the national conversation about police abuse will take a new turn and that other jurisdictions will follow his model.
CBS News/New York Times Poll: Race Relations Worst In Over 2 DecadesA new poll released Monday indicated that Americans believe race relations are at their worst in more than two decades.
Baruch Professor Accused In Brooklyn Bridge Assault To Be ArraignedThe Baruch College professor accused of inciting a riot during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge will be arraigned in Supreme Court Tuesday.
2 Officers Shot In 'Ambush' Outside Ferguson Police DepartmentTwo officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday as demonstrators gathered after the city's police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report.
N.Y. High Court Judge Calls For Major Changes To Grand Jury ProceedingsMajor grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by the New York State Appeals Court chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged.
Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officers Involved In 2013 Shooting Of Abdul Kamal Of IrvingtonAbdul Kamal violated a restraining order and broke into his estranged wife's Irvington home on Nov. 11, 2013, police said.
'Corrective' Actions Possible If NYPD Arrest Statistics Continue To Go SouthThe city is considering possible legal action against NYPD officers who aren't writing enough tickets.
Bratton Chastises Officers For 'Political Action' Against Mayor At FuneralsWhile there are many New Yorkers who have supported police officers' act of defiance against Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear on Monday that he's not one of them.
The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
De Blasio To Meet With NYPD Unions Amid Volatile RelationsMayor Bill de Blasio faced applause, boos and catcalls when he took the stage Monday to address hundreds of new police recruits at a police graduation ceremony.
Family Of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton Hold Moment Of Silence For Fallen Officers Liu And RamosGarner's mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.