Invitations posted on the internet say the demonstration on Dec. 19 is to show support for members of the New York Police Department. The owner of a Facebook page promoting it said the event is not about race. There are some questions about the legitimacy of the rally.
Police said the attack was not motivated by xenophobia. The teens had attacked another Bosnian earlier that night, and some in the immigrant community are calling it a hate crime.
11 headless bodies were found in Guerrero State, the same place where corrupt police abducted 43 students in September. President Enrique Peña Nieto promised to overhaul Mexican law-enforcement.
The Brazilian soccer legend has been interned for four days. He was moved to a “special care unit” to receive renal support.
The woman, six months pregnant, was shot in Queens. Her baby is in “stable” condition at Elmhurst General Hospital.
Nine women had come forward with allegations against Ghomeshi in recent months. The judge released him on bail and imposed a publication ban on all evidence and allegations presented at the trial.
President Obama’s executive actions don’t change the fact that thousands enter the country every year. And that means good business for companies like B.I. — which sells GPS trackers.
A NYPD officer shot and killed an unarmed man while on patrol in a dimly-lit stairwell in a Brooklyn housing project. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s civil rights unit is investigating.
There are hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits sitting in storage across the United States. Manhattan District Attorney’s office will use money from legal settlements to test some of them.
Kenneth Thompson has declined to prosecute low-level marijuana arrests since July. The city now plans to stop arresting people for small amounts of pot, a policy he said has “space for improvement.”
Mayor de Blasio announced on Monday that the NYPD will no longer arrest people caught with small amounts of marijuana, issuing summonses instead. Advocates expressed cautious support.
The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a case in which a writer was granted permission to use the Holmes character in his stories.
“Today was a tough day,” Virgin Galactic’s chief executive said Friday. “But the future rests in many ways on hard days like this.” Updated — Nov 1., 3 p.m. ET: The pilot killed has been identified as 39-year-old Michael Tyner Alsbury of Tehachapi, California.
In Mexico, we believe the dead are allowed to return to Earth once a year, on the Day of the Dead. Here’s a quick guide to ensure you are ready to receive them — courtesy of an expert, my mom.
The letter comes after agents created a fake Associated Press article to nab a suspected school bomber in Seattle in 2007. This is the latest in a series of incidents in which cops have been criticized for pretending to be someone else.
A small aircraft lost an engine during takeoff at Mid-Continent Airport in Kansas. It crashed into a building, killing at least four people and injuring at least four others.
Court documents allege the Federal Bureau of Investigation had Caesar’s Palace employees shut off an internet connection so that its agents could dress up as technicians and gain access to several rooms. A professional poker player and an alleged World Cup betting ring.
Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Amber Vinson was discharged from the hospital Tuesday. Meanwhile, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took to the airwaves to defend his quarantine policy, which health officials have criticized.
Local lawmakers called the attack a “hate crime” and warned of a “bullying crisis” stemming from misinformation about the Ebola virus. Members of New York City’s West African community complained that people are avoiding their businesses for fear of contracting the disease.
New Yorkers interviewed by BuzzFeed News reacted with equanimity to the news that one of their own tested positive for Ebola.