Bertha Arriaga heard a noise and went to the window. A stray bullet hit her, making her the 343rd person murdered in New York this year.
Ashley Southall 2020 🇺🇸More than 200 people have been killed in shootings this year in New York, about twice as many as 2019, including many bystanders: a 22-month-old boy, young parents enjoying child-free nights out, a man walking his dog, and the latest, an immigrant mom.
Federal authorities indicted the men, who have long been suspected in the 2002 killing of the D.J., a member of the group Run-DMC.
Ashley Southall 2020 🇺🇸Two longtime suspects in the murder of Jam Master Jay, one of hip hop's greatest mysteries, have been indicted for murder, federal prosecutors and the NYPD plan to announce Monday
A helicopter and dozens of officers, some in riot gear, were deployed for an arrest at a Manhattan apartment.
Ashley Southall 2020 🇺🇸It's standard for police to make latent arrests sans warrant, despite the 4th Amendment. But what I don't understand is how a commander working during this crisis of police legitimacy wasn't careful enough to get one, especially to arrest a protest leader.
Mr. de Blasio has pointed to court delays and bail reform to explain the surge in gun violence. But the N.Y.P.D.’s own numbers tell a different story.
Ashley Southall 2020 🇺🇸Despite .@NYCMayor and .@NYPDShea's claims, a city analysis of police data suggests New York's bail law and the release of inmates from city jails to slow the spread of the coronavirus "played almost no role in the spike in shootings."