New York City agreed to pay the family of Akai Gurley $4.1 million dollars, capping the end to the family's wrongful death lawsuit filed after he was shot and killed by an officer in 2014 while walking down a dark stairwell.
Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.
A judge ruled Thursday that a manslaughter conviction will stand against a former New York Police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in a public housing stairwell, The Associated Press reports.
The rookie police officer who shot and killed unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been recommended by the lead prosecutor in the case to not serve any prison time. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson suggested that former NYPD cop Peter Liang should serve community service and house arrest instead of jail time, the NYPD Daily […]
Plus, a Florida Spring Break party turns deadly, new lawyers for former NYPD cop Peter Liang file motion to get his charges dropped and a study confirms that "whiteness" dominates the environmental justice movement.
NYPD officials are investigating the Police Academy CPR instructor who trained the officer convicted of fatally shooting Akai Gurley. They've taken her gun and shield.
On Thursday, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin shared that the state filed a lawsuit against the nonprofit organization, claiming that their Louisville location performed illegal abortions without a license.
If found guilty, 28-year-old police officer Peter Liang could face up to 15 years behind bars.
Officer Peter Liang, the Asian rookie NYPD cop who is accused of shooting and killing Black unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley, has opted to have his case heard by a jury. As the selection of the jury is still days away, testimony was heard today in court regarding evidence and statements made by Liang after […]
Chicago police routinely violate the constitutional rights of mostly African-Americans who have not committed any crime, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week, reports…