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  • New York City settles inmate death lawsuit for $2.75 million

    New York City settles inmate death lawsuit for $2.75 million
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has agreed to pay $2.75 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a jail inmate who claimed guards beat him to death. A spokesman for the city's Law Department on Monday confirmed the settlement with the estate...
  • Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

    Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland
    Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups. That's according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National...
  • 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...
  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
  • Chase Utley Heart and Hustle Award winner for Phillies

    Chase Utley Heart and Hustle Award winner for Phillies
    Each year the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) chooses one player from each team as a Heart and Hustle Award winner. Tuesday, Chase Utley was announced as the 2014 winner from the Phillies. It is the fifth time Utley has...
  • Madeline Amgott Dead: Pioneering Female TV News Producer Dies at 92

    Madeline Amgott, who was one of the only women to produce TV news programming in the 1950s and '60s, died of lymphoma on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 92. But Amgott's achievements went beyond just successfully penetrating a male-dominated arena. She...
  • Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary

    Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary
    It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
  • Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations

    Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations
    New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Four emergency workers barred from 911 duty in NYC arrest death

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four emergency responders have been put on modified duty while authorities investigate their response to a man, suspected of selling untaxed cigarettes, who died after New York police put him in a chokehold, a fire department official...
  • Fantastically cast (and fake) spin-offs

    Fantastically cast (and fake) spin-offs
    Sorry, crowd-funded potato salad. You just got mashed. Now winning the Internet in the really obscure Kickstarter campaign department: one man's proposal for a truly inspired "sequel" to "Breaking Bad" starring Val Kilmer and Slash (because obviously)...