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Letter Threatens to Burn Down Planned LGBT Housing: ‘We Are Targeting You’

Police are investigation expletive-filled letters sent to a Long Island gay advocacy group, including one on Thursday which  threatened to burn down a planned housing center for gay seniors and kill its leader. David Kilmnick, CEO of Long Island GLBT Network, said the center received identical letters at its Woodbury center in Nassau and its [...]

After being stopped for smoking a cigarette, a police officer apparently knocked out a Brooklyn teenager with one blow, hitting him so hard he now has neurological problems, according to the boy’s family. 17-year-old Marcel Hamer was reportedly walking home from school smoking a cigarette when a plainclothes officer stopped him, apparently suspecting the cigarette [...]

The Summer of Ferguson has, if nothing else, provided White America with a mountain of evidence that black America really is being terrorized by police brutality, and this week, another bit of that evidence surfaced. Surveillance video obtained by DNAinfo New York shows the tail and of an August 29 foot pursuit between two NYPD [...]

According to the medical examiner, an unarmed Hispanic man who intervened in a confrontation between police and a knife-wielding assailant died of a gunshot to the back after police fired shots.   The Associated Press reports: NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis says Rafael Laureano was “inadvertently” struck by a police bullet on Monday in Brooklyn. The [...]

An NYPD cop has pleaded innocent to charges that he beat a woman after bursting into her apartment in his underwear while inebriated. Officer Eugene Donnelly , 27,  was given a slap of the wrist with only misdemeanor charges stemming from the June 10th incident that left a 30-year-old woman terrorized and battered, according to the [...]

More than 400,000 people attended the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday, days before world leaders are expected to debate environmental action at the United Nations climate summit. Organizers say some 2,600 solidarity events took place around the world. Footage taken from a drone gives an amazing glimpse into the activism which [...]

Too many problems are getting in the way of Andrew Cuomo finishing his book as a prelude to a presidential run. Running a state gets in the way of writing a book. And Hillary Clinton gets in the way of any other Democrat who might want the job. The HarperCollins book’s original ghostwriter and editor [...]

A Queens man is plastering graphic pornographic pictures in his front windows so the immigrant family next door can see them. The photographs on display can be seen clearly from the public sidewalk. ABC 13 reports, “They are so vile, so intentionally pornographic, that just about anyone would be offended by their public display, especially, the [...]

An inebriated narcotics agent in New York shot two drinking buddies with his .40-caliber Glock, according to the police. Blood-curdling screams could be heard in the upper west side just after 9:00 p.m. when Victor Zambrano Jr., 49, shot a 31-year-old woman in the left foot and the woman’s 42-year-old boyfriend in the right calf during [...]

Imagine if Ferguson, Missouri cops had the attitude of this New York Police officer. This is what you call community outreach at its finest. Of course, this video  uploaded on YouTube could be fake, but with so much police abuse headlining the news lately, let’s just pretend this is real. It could very well be. [...]

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