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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.

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 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.

Details are emerging regarding the brutal murder of Rebecca Cutler and two of her three children allegedly 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.

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.

During the brawl, school worker and basketball coach Marcus Cruz is heard saying, "let them fight."

Alan Newton spent years in a legal battle with the city after he was released from jail in 2006, the NY Daily News reports.

Four teenagers from the Brownsville area of Brooklyn have been taken into custody in connection with the gang rape of an 18-year-old in New York last week.

Lawyers for Lee-Walker believe the teacher's First Amendment rights were violated, as well as her contract with the teacher's union.

A view of the giant numbers covered in light bulbs that will be used to ring in 2016 in Times Square in New York, New…