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Jul 22, 2014

Medical Workers Face Scrutiny After Man’s Death in Police Custody

Emergency medical workers who responded were suspended without pay as their hospital and the Fire Department review the incident...

Jul 21, 2014

Death of a Man in Custody Adds Fuel to a Dispute Over a Policing Strategy

A fatal confrontation reveals the tensions between two of the mayor’s priorities: mending relations between the police and minority residents while fighting serious crime by focusing on petty offenses...

Jul 22, 2014

Cambodian Civil Rights Leader Freed - Did Network Effect Help Her Cause?

Mu Sochua's arrest by Cambodian authorities on charges of insurrection was hardly the biggest international news headline in a week of war, death and destruction on front pages and throughout news feeds. Indeed, after the elected opposition Member of...

Jul 20, 2014

Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths...

Jul 21, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Not Hot, and That’s Cool

What you need to know for Monday: One more day of cooler weather, the focus on a death in police custody, and the wealthy fail to flee...

Jul 20, 2014

De Blasio meets with Roman mayor

Kicking off the first leg of his Italian holiday, a khaki-clad Mayor de Blasio arrived in Rome on Sunday to begin his eight-day family vacation, a day later than scheduled following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody last week...

Jul 11, 2014

Elderly couple stabbed to death in Indiana, suspect in custody: report

An elderly couple was stabbed to death in two different locations in Indiana and a suspect is in custody, police said...

Jul 08, 2014

Memorial to murdered boy denied use of Superman logo: report

Jeffrey Baldwin, who was starved to death while in his grandparents' custody in 2002, was fondly remembered in life as dressing up as the superhero and pretending to fly...

Jul 09, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russia of abducting female military pilot

Russian authorities on Wednesday charged a captured Ukrainian military pilot with complicity in the deaths last month of two Russian journalists, spurring accusations in Kiev that the female officer was abducted by pro-Russia militants and illegally ...

Jul 03, 2014

Homeless man remains in police custody in Strahan death threat case

The homeless man who allegedly threatened to kill Giants great Michael Strahan was being held Wednesday, pending a psychiatric evaluation and treatment, sources said...