The NYPD cop who shot and killed Ramarley Graham in 2012 will not face a grand jury regarding the case according to a statement from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office. The Graham family was hopeful that prosecutors would convene a jury as part of a potential federal civil rights prosecution of Officer Richard Haste, the New York Daily News reports.

he NYPD is continuing its efforts to reduce crime by no longer making arrests in Manhattan for low-level offenses such as public consumption of alcohol or public urination.

Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade was indicted Friday in a Manhattan federal court Friday.  She faces one count of visa fraud and one count of making false statements for allegedly lying on a visa application about how much she paid her housekeeper. She faces arrest if she returns to the U.S. has the complete story. […]

A ferry from New Jersey struck  a dock during rush hour in lower Manhattan.  Get the full story here.


via MSNBC.Com Officials say an 88-year-old woman passed away after her clothes got tangled in the escalator of a Long Island railroad station, strangling her to death. The victim’s neighbors say Irene Bernatzsky was very healthy for her age and walked to the train station frequently to take trips to visit her daughter in Manhattan. […]