“The New York City police blocked people from leaving before the curfew and then used the curfew as an excuse to beat, abuse, and arrest people who were protesting peacefully,” said Ida Sawyer, co-author of the Human Rights Watch report. “It was a planned operation with no justification that could cost New York taxpayers millions of dollars.”
Ariel Victor Castillo, 41, is accused of punching his own brother at a party.
A Grindr date turned deadly Sunday when a killer fatally slashed his sex partner with a machete in the Bronx, authorities said.
The victims, ages 33 and 40, suffered non-life threatening wounds in Saturday’s shooting outside the Mill Brook Houses.
Two men, ages 22 and 24, also perished in the accident, which motorists reported shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday in the parkway’s eastbound lanes, in Mount Vernon.
A Bronx man has been indicted in the homicide of Brandon Hendricks, a 17-year-old high school basketball player killed by a stray bullet in June.
The child suffered a gunshot wound to her stomach shortly after 9 a.m. inside her family’s apartment in Mott Haven. Her mother rushed her to Lincoln Hospital, where she is recovering and expected to survive, authorities said.
The Department of Justice on Monday placed New York City on a list of municipalities it considers “anarchist jurisdictions,” a designation aimed at stripping the five boroughs of badly needed federal funds.
A group of demonstrators calling for removal of the last Christoper Columbus statue in the Bronx was met Saturday by a crowd of angry counterprotesters, who shouted threats and chanted racist slogans.
Felix Medina suffered terminal injuries around 4 p.m. Thursday when an unidentified gunman opened fire on East 141st Street, squeezing off bullets until Medina was dead.