Professional basketball player Thabo Sefolosha files a civil lawsuit against five New York City police officers. He accuses them of making a false arrest, using excessive force and violating his civil rights.
A Brooklyn teenage girl dies days after a group of teens beat her into a coma. The district attorney is expected to increase the initial charges against the main suspect.
An autopsy showed Gray was shot seven times with three bullets entering his back, indicating he might have been running from the police, not facing them.
The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.
Details are emerging regarding the brutal murder of Rebecca Cutler and two of her three children at the hands of a crazed boyfriend. According to statements from the Staten Island District Attorney’s office, Michael Sykes stabbed the victims a total of 69 times, the New York Daily News reports. The heinous act took place on […]
A Brooklyn man on trial for the murder of his unborn baby reportedly researched violent ways to purposely cause the miscarriage of his pregnant girlfriend, the New York Daily News reports. The tragic incident happened in 2014 when Mia Jones, 33, said ex-boyfriend Torey Branch beat her up while she was seven months pregnant with a baby girl. Jones claims Branch […]
Alan Newton spent years in a legal battle with the city after he was released from jail in 2006, the NY Daily News reports.
A man literally gave the shirt off his back to a shivering homeless man on Friday evening.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]
A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.