Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Harlem (New York, NY) or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Saturday Jul 26 | via Boston Herald
The family of a Staten Island man who died after he was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a New York police officer spoke publicly for the first time on Saturday, while the NYPD launched an investigation into a separate video that appeared to show an officer stomping on a suspect's head. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 23 | via NBC New York
The incident happened just three days before Eric Garner of Staten Island died after being put in a chokehold by an officer while being arrested Did police and paramedics use proper procedures or excessive force in their arrest of Eric Gardner? Marc Santia talks to the experts. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 23 | via Final Call
Six employees-two police officers and four Emergency Medical Technicians-were removed from street duties after the death of Eric Garner, 43, an unarmed Black man who police say was selling individual cigarettes, "loosies," on a street. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 23 | via New York Post
Got weed? John Pica apparently did: He's now in custody after a Sunday pot bust gone awry, where a rookie cop lost several teeth after being shoved down a flight of stairs. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via City Journal
Longtime critics of the New York Police Department are seizing on the death of Eric Garner while in police custody to call for an end to proactive policing. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via San Francisco Bay View
"I can't breathe! I can't breathe!" gasped Eric Garner, 43, an asthmatic father of six, as NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo held him in a death grip. Comment?
Sunday Jul 20 | via Asbury Park Press
A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday. Comment?
Saturday Jul 19 | via The Orlando Sentinel
The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a Staten Island man during a scuffle with police officers in which he appeared to be held in a chokehold. Comment?
Saturday Jul 19 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in the Denver suburb of Aurora. Comment?
Saturday Jul 19 | via KTVN Reno
Rallies have been planned following the in-custody death of a New York City man police say had a heart attack during a struggle with officers. Comment?
Saturday Jul 19 | via KFVS12
The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has ramped up attention on unregulated caffeine powder, leading federal health authorities to warn consumers to stay away from the substance. Comment?
Friday Jul 18 | via New Hampshire Public Radio -
Just over two weeks after the landmark Civil Rights Act was signed into law in 1964, violence erupted in the streets of New York City, lasting a total of six nights. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 9 | via Final Call
People literally danced in the streets of East New York, a Brooklyn neighborhood, when news of the arrest of a 27-year-old mentally challenged, ex-convict was announced. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 8 | via Grist Magazine
The New York City men known as the "Central Park Five" will reportedly receive $40 million for their wrongful convictions and imprisonment after police falsely accused them of attacking and raping a white woman 25 years ago. Comment?
Saturday Jul 5 | via New York Daily News
Martin Yamin was sentenced to life in prison for the murder-for-hire rubout of his partner in crime Joseph Aronowitz. Comment?
Harlem People Search
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC