'Today's Verdict Is Not The End': Tri-State Area Officials React To Derek Chauvin's Conviction In George Floyd's DeathChauvin on Tuesday afternoon was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
Public Outcry Directed At Mayor De Blasio As NYC Murder Rate Shoots UpWith murders up double digits and his crime-fighting reputation on the line, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to "get a lot of guns away from the bad guys."
Rev. Calvin Butts Tells de Blasio To Overhaul NYPD Or Expect To Be Targeted In 2017The Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem is demanding that the mayor make wholesale changes to the NYPD and fire the officer who put Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold – or else the ministers will fire the mayor.