St. George »

Eric Garner's Death by Police Chokehold Ruled a Homicide

The city's chief medical examiner said Garner died after being choked while police arrested him.

Concourse Village »

Vigil Held for Inmate Killed in Rikers Mental Health Unit

Bradley Ballard died after being locked alone in his cell for seven days, advocates say.

Jamaica »

Queens Program Gives Second Chance to Teens in Trouble With the Law

The program marks its 15th anniversary at the Queens Library this week.

Civic Center »

NYPD Union Boss Says Bad Press Has Motivated Attacks on Police

The president of the detectives' union reminded his members that they're not a "punching bag."  

Midtown »

Celebrity Designer Sues Developer for $2.5M After Fire Damages Gowns

Reem Acra, who has made dresses for Halle Berry and Bette Midler, sued the Chetrit Group, records show.

East Elmhurst »

480-Pound Inmate Forced to Wear Sheets After Clothes Are Stolen, Claim Says

Inmate Freddie Harvin says his clothes were "irreplaceable" because of his size.

Civic Center »

NYPD Detective Tried to Scam $1,000 From Gun Buyback Program, DA Says

John Malloy allegedly forged paperwork in 2012 to try and collect $1,000 for a recovered gun. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

Hundreds of Old Pot Cases Could Be Tossed Under DA's New Marijuana Policy

Dozens of Brooklyn prosecutors are evaluating pending charges on a "case-by-case" basis, the DA said.

Kew Gardens »

Queens Woman Who Gave Illegal Butt Injections Sentenced to Jail Tuesday

Liliana Coello pleaded guilty in May to injecting two women. She will serve up to three years in prison.

Park Slope »

NYPD Tells Officers to Keep Making Pot Arrests, Despite Brooklyn DA's Memo

Officers were told to keep enforcing the law, despite Thompson's vow to dismiss many marijuana charges.

High Bridge »

Yankees Fan Mocked for Napping at Game Sues Team for $10M

Andrew Robert Rector sued the announcers and the Yankees for defamation and emotional distress.

DUMBO »

ReBar Owner Banned for Life From Restaurant Industry for Ruining Weddings

The amount Jason Stevens owes could grow to $1.8 million for 150 couples, sources said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of 6-Year-Old Told Police 'Satan Has Powers'

Daniel St. Hubert was arraigned on murder charges Wednesday after being indicted by a grand jury.

Civic Center »

'Cannibal Cop' to Walk Free After Judge Overturns Verdict

Gilberto Valle will be allowed to live at his mother's home until he is re-sentenced.

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