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Sean Bell

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  • Cops In Sean Bell Case Make Final Plea To Keep Their Jobs

    Cops In Sean Bell Case Make Final Plea To Keep Their Jobs
    It was one of the worst police shootings in New York City history, and on Wednesday two cops who shot Sean Bell on his wedding day made their final pleas to not receive maximum punishment. A departmental trial, the NYPD internal equivalent of a court...
  • Cries Of Censorship After NYPD Paints Over Controversial Mural

    Cries Of Censorship After NYPD Paints Over Controversial Mural
    Was prevention of anti-police violence the reason cops painted over a new mural, or was it heavy-handed censorship? It's a question the mural's artist seeks answers to as the story of the cops' literal cover-up generates a reaction far beyond the...
  • Chavis Carter case raises troubling doubts

    Chavis Carter case raises troubling doubts
    What happened to Chavis Carter? It is a pregnant question, potentially even an explosive one. Carter died of a gunshot wound to the temple on the last Saturday in July, but the question about his death has only grown louder and more urgent since then. It...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Gov. David Paterson saying he couldn???t condone civil-disobedience that halted traffic in protest of the Sean Bell shooting case. 2. Democrat Tracey Cline ??? after winning a......
  • Video: Bloomberg gets huffy at Newsday question

     
    Mayor Bloomberg has apparently decided he's a journalism expert, lecturing Newsday reporter Michael Frazier on the proper way to ask questions of self-important politicians. At issue: Frazier, in asking a question about the Sean Bell case, said to...
  • Steamroller Spitzer is gone, so here's Maintainer Mike

     
    Eliot Spitzer, the former governor, got himself nicknamed "the steamroller" based on his own self-description to a legislator. But this heaviest of heavy political machinery was dismantled in March -- after it was discovered to have been doing some......
  • Bloomberg aide: Maintains Newsday attack in bounds

     
    We posted an item yesterday with a video clip of Mayor Bloomberg cutting off, fairly abruptly, Newsday reporter Michael Frazier, who had the temerity to start a question by noting that "you maintain that you kept a dialogue open......
  • Bloomberg's Loeser creatively defines "maintain"

     
    Mayor Bloomberg's press secretary Stu Loeser, attempting to defend his boss's temper tantrum on Monday at a Newsday reporter over use of the word "maintain," shows a creative streak today by coming up with a never-before-seen definition of the......
  • Feds Decide Not To Pursue Civil Rights Trial In Sean Bell Case

    Feds Decide Not To Pursue Civil Rights Trial In Sean Bell Case
    The Rev. Al Sharpton says there will be no federal civil rights case in the New York City police shooting of Sean Bell. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn had been reviewing the shooting of the 23-year-Bell, who was gunned down outside a Queens strip club...
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  • City Settles Sean Bell Civil Case; Rewards Family $3.25 Million

    City Settles Sean Bell Civil Case; Rewards Family $3.25 Million
    No amount of money will ever ease the pain or bring Sean Bell back, but after several years of litigation, a million dollar settlement has been reached in the civil suit against the city of New York. Bell was shot down in a hail of police gunfire...