Viral-video arrest puts focus on troubling incidents of police escalation nationwide

Staring down the mayor of Phoenix and its police chief, 12-year-old Savannah Taylor made a confession to the city leaders after a viral cellphone video emerged of police officers screaming profanities and pointing guns at a black man, his pregnant fiancee and their two young children. Savannah noted that police said the couple’s 4-year-old daughter […]

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‘It won’t work:’ Kamala Harris’ campaign slams online attacks on her race

Sen. Kamala Harris pushed back Saturday against online attacks about her race, comparing the latest jabs to racism faced by former President Barack Obama, as fellow 2020 candidates rallied to her defense. During Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, Donald Trump Jr. retweeted to his millions of followers a Harris critic who took issue with her identity. “Kamala Harris […]

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Helicopter crashes into roof of Midtown NYC building

A helicopter crashed into the roof of a Midtown building Monday.   The aircraft crash landed on the roof of the building on 51st St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. about 1:50 p.m. A fire broke out immediately after the crash on the roof, which was not equipped with a helicopter landing pad, law enforcement […]

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Gambino Mob Boss Killing: Staten Island Man Is Charged With Murder

NewYorkTimes.com A 24-year-old Staten Island man who was taken into police custody on Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family faces murder charges, according to court records and officials. The brazen shooting of the boss, Francesco Cali, in front of his home in the Todt Hill […]

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At Louis Vuitton, Michael Jackson Forever

New York Times Article 1/18/19 PARIS — When Chris Brown and Gunna fired up spliffs in the front row at the Yohji Yamamoto show on Thursday, it was a sure signal that fashion had crossed into new territory. The outlines of the landscape we’ve now entered are starkly unlike the one that came before in […]

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New York’s Lost Department Stores

New York Times Article 1/16/19 Whether or not you shopped there, you should be sorry to see Henri Bendel and Lord & Taylor’s flagship go.   On Saturday, Henri Bendel, the department store whose brown and white stripes once defined the concept of the boutique as a carnival of gewgaws and glamour, will shut its […]

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Cardi B Turns Herself In To Police This Morning

Cardi B turned herself in to police in New York this morning, according to NBC Channel 4 News.   According to TMZ, Cardi B had been at Angels Strip Club in College Point Aug. 29 because hip hop trio Migos were performing; the group had been in the middle of their NYC-leg of the Aubrey & […]

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