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  • Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues

    Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues
    The Rev. Al Sharpton said on Saturday he will cancel a planned protest that would have shut down one of New York City's busiest bridges and instead will lead a march on the office of the district attorney who is probing the death of Eric Garner....
  • First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.

    First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.
    Prosecutors' offices are finally joining the intelligence revolution that has transformed policing since the 1990s. That revolution dates to 1994, when William J. Bratton took over the New York Police Department and declared that his goal was to prevent...
  • Sheriff deputies in King County, Wash., train to use controversial 'blood choke'

    SEATTLE After a 10-year hiatus, King County sheriff's deputies have resumed training to use a neck restraint considered by the department to be a suitable alternative to "less-than-lethal" options like Tasers and clubs. The "lateral vascular neck...
  • Tour bus driver arrested after Times Square crash; drugs suspected

    The driver of one of the two double-decker tour buses that collided in a busy Times Square on Tuesday afternoon, injuring 14 people, has been arrested, authorities said. William Dalambert, 58, was arrested Tuesday evening after a toxicology test...
  • First responders in alleged NYC chokehold case pulled from regular duty

    As New York City officials investigate the case of a Staten Island man who died Thursday after allegedly being put in a chokehold by police, the city’s Fire Department removed theĀ first responders who attended to the man from regular duty. Four...
  • Al Sharpton plans march as Eric Garner's family speaks on chokehold victim

    Al Sharpton plans march as Eric Garner's family speaks on chokehold victim
    The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a protest march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City later this month in response to a medical examiner's ruling that Eric Garner was the victim of a homicide after police placed him in a chokehold last...
  • Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide

    Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide
    The controversial death of a New York City man who was placed in a chokehold by police was formally ruled a homicide Friday, a move that will almost certainly place the officers in front of a grand jury and heighten tensions between residents and the...
  • Former NYPD sergeant sentenced to 58 months in $4.7 million scheme

    NEW YORK — A former New York City police sergeant who admitted duping investors in a $4.7 million real estate scheme was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison, a federal prosecutor said. When James Monahan met with people who were...
  • NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty

    NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty
    The New York City Police Department has identified one of the officers involved in the death of a Staten Island man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold during an arrest earlier this week. Daniel Pantaleo has been placed on "modified duty," according...
  • Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • Heroes Golf Course, on Veterans Affairs campus, is their cause

     Heroes Golf Course, on Veterans Affairs campus, is their cause
    A miraculous thing happened to Heroes Golf Course in January. It turned green. That, of course, prompts two questions: What is Heroes Golf Course and how can a golf course not be green? Heroes Golf Course could not be more aptly named. It is a nine-...