New York

A Brooklyn teenage girl dies days after a group of teens beat her into a coma. The district attorney is expected to increase the initial charges against the main suspect.

An autopsy showed Gray was shot seven times with three bullets entering his back, indicating he might have been running from the police, not facing them.

Gregory Alfred, 25, was arrested in New Jersey in connection with the March 10 slashing of 53-year-old Janina Popko in Ditmas Park. Popko was cut in the neck by Alfred, who was actively hoping to harm White people because they prevent him from "freely smoking marijuana."

Police are one step closer to finding the suspects responsible for the death of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's aide Carey Gabay, who was fatally shot before the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn last September.

The family of Val Jean McDonald was shocked and embarrassed to find out the woman they grieved for wasn't their grandmother. McDonald, 81, died in December following a battle with cancer.

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.

Branch was found guilty of killing his unborn child after evidence showed 51 searches on his phone involving the sentence, “what happens if you punch a pregnant woman in the stomach,” and other questions about the impact of physical harm on a pregnant woman's body.

Details are emerging regarding the brutal murder of Rebecca Cutler and two of her three children at the hands of a crazed boyfriend. According to statements from the Staten Island District Attorney’s office, Michael Sykes stabbed the victims a total of 69 times, the New York Daily News reports. The heinous act took place on […]

Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]

A Brooklyn man on trial for the murder of his unborn baby reportedly researched violent ways to purposely cause the miscarriage of his pregnant girlfriend, the New York Daily News reports. The tragic incident happened in 2014 when Mia Jones, 33, said ex-boyfriend Torey Branch beat her up while she was seven months pregnant with a baby girl. Jones claims Branch […]

A trio of Black female students at the State University of New York-Albany claims that they were assaulted and harassed on a city bus by a white mob over the weekend. The women allege that 10 to 12 white students in the group comprised of both men and women beat them while using racial slurs.