New York group trying to turn experiences of imprisonment into something positive – Channel 4 News

The American dream has become the African American nightmare. The words of one of the founders of a grassroots group called Holla – who are trying to turn their experiences of imprisonment into something positive. Instead of anger against a system they say is rife with racism and class prejudice – they want to start […]

New York Times fiasco: Media bring Trump model to racial issues

The transformation of journalism that began with the political birth of Donald Trump has exploded into a full-blown crisis with the death of George Floyd. It is, and I don’t say this lightly, a battle for the soul of the profession. And if you take a snapshot of this moment, those who believe in the […]

New York governor says 82-year-old woman is state’s first COVID-19 death

NEW YORK (Reuters) – An 82-year-old woman who previously suffered from emphysema died at a Manhattan hospital of COVID-19, becoming New York state’s first coronavirus-related death, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. The number of cases throughout the state increased to more than 500, Cuomo told local reporters on a media call. Reporting by Brendan […]

Coronavirus: 2nd Person Dies In U.S.; New Cases Reported In Florida And New York : Shots

A second person has died from COVID-19 in the U.S., officials in Washington state say. With new coronavirus cases being reported in several states, a woman wears a medical mask during a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders in California. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David McNew/Getty Images A second person has died […]

Harvey Weinstein will not testify at his New York rape trial, defense rests case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial, his lawyers said on Tuesday as they rested their case. Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, […]

Harvey Weinstein posts $2M bond under New York state’s new bail reform statute

Weinstein is expected to go to trial on Jan. 6 for rape and sex assault charges. December 11, 2019, 6:03 PM 4 min read A New York judge raised Harvey Weinstein’s bail package on Wednesday from $1 million to $5 million following claims that he violated his ankle bracelet monitoring requirements dozens of times. Defense […]

New York man in military gear, 28, surrenders after 7-hour standoff with police

A New York man wearing military gear who barricaded himself inside a home after a dispute with his wife – and then posted updates on social media – surrendered Saturday night after a seven-hour standoff, authorities said. Comments from Instagram followers only made the situation worse, police said, according to News 12 in Westchester County, […]

Police release graphic footage of intentional crash that killed 16-year-old in East York

Toronto police have released graphic video footage of what they call the intentional crash that killed 16-year-old Matthew Dreaver in East York last month. Police say Dreaver and a 14-year-old friend were hanging out near the corner of Woodbine Avenue and O’Connor Drive around 2 a.m. on Oct. 7 when they got into an altercation […]