There have been nearly 1,400 shootings in the city this year.
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School-endorsed letter: "There is a killer cop sitting in every school where white children learn."
NYC shootings are up 92 percent this year.
Activist: "We need to put more affordable housing in affluent, white neighborhoods."
". . . and likely into the year 2021."
One insider says store managers fear racism accusations more than looting.
Black assailant wore “I ❤ NY” sweatshirt."
Burglaries are up 20% and grand theft auto is up 30%.
Is this the new normal?
She called herself an “unrepentant and unreformed child of the hood.”
BLM activists tried blocking the road with bicycles.
"[P]ublic officials [are] grasping for explanations and scrambling to respond."
Black male attacked complete stranger.
Federal Prosecutors Say Man Who Screamed ‘Allahu Akbar’ and Stabbed a NYPD Officer During BLM Protests in June Was Motivated by ISIS
"My religion made me do it."
There were 45 shootings this weekend; eight of them fatal.
"The mayor says once courts can safely reopen, things will simmer down."
Mayor de Blasio now says the "standards" for using facial recognition technology "need to be reassessed."
Parolee Arrested in Brutal Bronx Rape Said She “Deserved It Because Us Minorities Have Been Through Slavery”
White woman was beaten so badly she vomited blood.
"[Democrats'] symbols are protected as sacred while American symbols and monuments are torn down."
In Wake of Continued Gun Violence, Prominent Members of Black Community Call on NYPD to Bring Back Anti-Crime Unit
It was disbanded less than a month ago.
The sole witness to his first shooting recanted, so he was turned loose.
Last week's tally was: 49 shooting incidents, 57 victims, and eight murders.
Reflections from an octogenarian.
Spectators cheer violence against police.
For all our worldly readers.
In New York City, they are filing for retirement. In Minneapolis, they are filing for disability.
"The spike defies easy explanation, experts say."
Ex-NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Warns NYC’s Future Is ‘Very Bleak’ and Big Apple Could Be Heading Back to High Crime Levels of the 70s and 80s
"Shootings in New York City have doubled every week for the last three weeks."
She could face a year in jail.
Would pay for it out of cuts to police budget.
110 people have been shot in New York City in the last nine days.
Gang leaders directed violence inside and outside of their prison.
"It has been nearly a quarter century since New York City experienced as much gun violence in the month of June."
White supremacist judicial system insisted on releasing him.
If there's a coronavirus spike, "[D]on’t blame the protesters. Blame racism."
Attack was clearly unprovoked.
They've committed 450 new crimes.
And what 'ACAB' means.
"Blue Klux Klan."
"[L]ocations will be decided by activists and city leaders."
Never waste a manufactured crisis.
“It ain’t look like poking. It was like — slash.”
“The male was armed with a gun."
Including the ones who looted Macy's at Herald Square, Manhattan.
The fire rises.
Showing their true nature.
She was arrested while her father urged protesters to go home.
Tyquan Howard met his end.
Fiction with a message.
Public advocates are still complaining about "over-policing" of "black and brown bodies."
Or, rather, here's speculation as to why.
Budgets in the age of coronavirus.
It will attack "structural racism."
At least 50 of the 1,400 inmates released have been arrested for new crimes.
Perhaps they should be quarantined.
Mayor de Blasio: “It already tells us something we need to know, and it tells us we need to act."
Even during a crisis, they accept lower pay than Americans.
"Nobody deserves to have a childhood like mine."
An exemplar decline.
NYC mayor wants the new law changed by April 1.
"Teens" stomped her.
"The only way to avoid having a disparate impact is getting rid of criminal laws entirely."
"[H]e had a pure heart but an empty head."
"[T]here’s this enormous cohort of black and Latino males [who]. . . don’t know how to behave in the workplace."
Rashaun Weaver is the suspect.
What brought down crime in New York City?
"Whatever his motive for breaking the mural, it probably wasn't racism."
He now regrets making New York City safer.
Legal immigrant got shot after interfering with the detention of an illegal immigrant.
Protesters: "Black Power = Fuck the Police"
New York City had released him from custody.
About 40 percent of NYC residents are foreign-born.
Perp waved at a surveillance camera after the attack.
An oligarch's view.