Teen arrested in connection with girl’s shooting death: NYPD

Teen arrested in connection with girl’s shooting death: NYPD

A 15-year-old boy who allegedly fired a shot that killed an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx earlier this week has been arrested — and police are still searching for his alleged accomplice, officials said Friday. Police officers arrested the teen in connection with the shooting death of Kyhara Tay around 1:30 am on Friday at … Read more

LASD deputy wins $850,000 in sexual harassment suit

LASD deputy wins 0,000 in sexual harassment suit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A female Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who alleged her training deputy sexually harassed her on the job has been awarded $850,000. What You Need To Know A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for about a day before finding in favor of Deputy Concepcion Hernandez Garcia in her sexual harassment … Read more

hundreds of officers out sick

hundreds of officers out sick

Rikers Island is potentially poised for a federal takeover pending a hearing this week on a court-ordered new plan from the city detailing how officials plan to reform the notorious jail complex. At the center of the debate is a massive staffing crisis on the island, where hundreds of correction officers are calling out sick … Read more

Parents should engage kids on extremism: experts

Parents should engage kids on extremism: experts

The mass shooting at a Buffalo, NY, supermarket on Saturday is highlighting long standing concerns among experts and authorities about the violent power of racist extremism in the US to destroy the sense of peace and safety in nonwhite communities, and inflict fear across a fragile American society. The shooting, carried out in a predominantly … Read more

Proposed legislation aims to curb anti-Asian violence

Proposed legislation aims to curb anti-Asian violence

LOS ANGELES — Native Angeleno and mother of two, Lisa Fu, says she’s never felt the need to carry a personal safety alarm until recently when she went on a trip. “What you do is if you feel like you are unsafe or in a situation where you might be harassed, you just pull it … Read more

$230M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

0M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of an oil pipeline that spewed thousands of barrels of crude oil onto Southern California beaches in 2015 has agreed to pay $230 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by fishermen and property owners, court documents show. What You Need To Know On May 19, 2015, oil gushed … Read more

Officers broke woman’s elbow in arrest at precinct: suit

Officers broke woman’s elbow in arrest at precinct: suit

A group of NYPD officers violently arrested a woman after she came to their Brooklyn precinct to pick up a police report, a lawsuit charges — and footage provided by her attorney shows the alleged incident unfolded. Patricia Rodney went to the 62nd Precinct in Bath Beach on Nov. 30, 2020 after her insurance company … Read more

Bail review hearing set for man accused in Chappelle attack

Bail review hearing set for man accused in Chappelle attack

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A hearing is scheduled Tuesday to review bail for the man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage at the Hollywood Bowl. Isaiah Lee, 23, was charged last week by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office with single misdemeanor counts of battery, possession of a weapon with intent to assault, … Read more

Journalists sue LAPD for arrests during Echo Park evictions

Journalists sue LAPD for arrests during Echo Park evictions

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Two journalists from the website Knock LA sued the Los Angeles Police Department Monday for alleged civil rights violations stemming from their arrests while covering the removal of a homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake last year. What You Need To Know Jon Peltz and Kate Gallagher contend that their March … Read more