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Even in New York City, Exposing One's Penis to a Police Officer May Be a Lewd Act

Andrew Stengel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Crime
Andrew Stengel

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously wrote that he could not define pornography, "But I know it when I see it." A Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge recently decided that she could define a lewd act when he saw it, and he knew it from a defendant's exposed penis.

One Year After Grand Jury Decision, Eric Garner’s Daughter Is Still Waiting For Justice

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.03.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- For the daughter of Eric Garner, the fight to bring her father's killer to justice has proved long and slow. "As I contemplate this past ...

Court Revives Lawsuit Over NYPD Surveillance Of Muslim Americans

Associated Press | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.13.2015 | Religion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim groups...

Video Shows NYPD Officers Beating Brooklyn Man After He Appears To Surrender

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.23.2015 | Black Voices

A surveillance video shows two New York City police officers punching and beating a Brooklyn man earlier this month, even though the man had put his h...

Christopher Mathias

Police Reform Advocates Call Bratton's Remarks On Filming Officers 'Outrageous' And 'Disgraceful' | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

Police reform groups expressed outrage Thursday over NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton's complaint that too many people are filming police officers. ...

Arrests Made In Shooting Of 2 NYPD Cops

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

UPDATE: The two suspects arrested in the shooting of a pair of NYPD officers have been identified as 24-year-old Jason Polanco and 28-year-old Joshua ...

Off Duty Black Officers In New York Say They Fear Fellow Cops

Reuters | Michelle Conlin | Posted 12.23.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - From the dingy donut shops of Manhattan to the cloistered police watering holes in Brooklyn, a number of black NYPD officers say they have...

Ryan J. Reilly

Victory For NY Police Pursuing Rare Terrorism Case | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A suspect in a terrorism sting pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a case that federal prosecutors and the FBI had turned down, setting up a ...

Memo to the New York Post: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Vincent Warren | Posted 12.29.2013 | New York
Vincent Warren

The New York Post is having trouble understanding some basic tenets of democracy, which explains why they found my invitation for you to join us in court for today's important hearing in our stop-and-frisk case "troubling."

To Save an Animal, It Takes a City

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Matthew Bershadker

The ASPCA and the New York City Police Department are teaming up to bring the best and most comprehensive full-care approach to rescuing animals from cruelty.

The NYPD's Secrecy Weapon

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 10.02.2013 | New York

By Jeff Morganteen, The New York World Richard Rosario had almost run out of options before his lawyers turned to the Exoneration Initiative nearly...

Gene Demby

Rapper Jasiri X's '10 Commandments' For Stop And Frisk | Gene Demby | Posted 07.19.2012 | Black Voices

A new video by the rapper-activist Jasiri X takes on the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy, by flipping the Notori...

NYPD: Person Has Implicated Himself In Boy's 1979 Disappearance

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York City police commissioner says a person who's in custody has implicated himself in the disappearance and death of Etan Patz (A...

Janell Ross

Low Wage Concerns Are Not The Ties That Bind at Zuccotti Park | Janell Ross | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business

On Sunday, Jack Adamo stood at the corner of Broadway and Cedar Street, one of the ways into Lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park, holding a hand-written...

New York Center for Children Offers Hope after Child Abuse

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The next benefit for the New York Center for Children is Tuesday night, Feb. 2. Called "A Toast to The New York Center for Children," the travel auc...