A crime scene investigator examines the scene after two New York Police officers were shot dead in Brooklyn, New York. Reuters A police officer puts up a crime scene tape at the scene of a shooting where two New York Police officers were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Independent.ie, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 11:00 AM
The Rev. Al Sharpton, who has galvanized the country in protest over the Eric Garner grand jury decision on Staten Island, is scheduled to meet on Thursday afternoon in Manhattan with Amy Pascal of Sony Pictures over leaked, "racially tinged emails" regarding President Barack Obama.
SILive.com, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 11:30 AM
NYPD officer caught on camera punching a 16-year-old black suspect in the back during street arrest is suspended The police officer caught on camera punching a 16-year-old in the back while he was being arrested has been suspended The NYPD hasn't released the name of the officer who was in plain clothes at the time of the incident A New York police officer captured on a smartphone video punching a teenage suspect during an arrest has been suspended. The arrest occurred last Monday after police were responding to a report of an assault in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.
Daily Mail, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 09:05 PM
New York City's subways - the nation's biggest mass transit network - serve more than 6 million daily riders who depend largely on a signal system that dates back to the Great Depression. Antiquated electro-mechanics with thousands of moving parts are still critical to operations.
News Times, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 05:52 PM
Out on the sidewalks of the Flatiron district, a Manhattan without melodrama shuffles along. But just inside a building on East 23rd Street, a white-haired man dressed to kill aims his baby blues right where you live, and utters the password to your grand escape.
Cape Cod Times, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 09:42 PM
Customers mingle with cats that need homes at Cat Town Cafe, which opened in late October, has arranged more than 50 cat adoptions so far and claims to be the first permanent cat cafe in the U.S. On a sun-drenched Saturday, Eddie Metairie wandered around the Cat Town Cafe Adoption Center, past the miniature-golf-size buildings, cat perches and a bed shaped like a tuna can as he followed Lucia, an independent-minded brown tabby. Going to a shelter to find a cat in a cage "is heartbreaking," said Metairie, a project manager at a hotel-supply company, but the Cat Town Cafe "feels organic."
Seattle Times, Sat, Dec 20 2014 @ 06:20 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio presents the 2015 city budget at City Hall in New York, May 8, 2014. REUTERS/Seth Wenig/Pool New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was named 2014 Person of the Year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for opposing horse-drawn carriages in Manhattan and advocating other animal friendly causes, the group said on Thursday.
CNews, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 04:23 PM
Former President Bill Clinton reflected on the months of protests that have swept across America in response to the deaths unarmed black men at the hands of law enforcement, saying in an interview airing Friday that the country needs to make "people feel that everybody matters again." "The fundamental problem you have anywhere is when people think their lives and the lives of their children don't matter, they they are somehow disposable, just like a paper napkin after a lunch at a restaurant or something," Clinton told CNN En Espanol.
4029TV.com, Sat, Dec 13 2014 @ 01:37 PM