By Deepti Hajela Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In a nation accustomed to demonstrations over police shootings of unarmed Black men, this was something completely different: more than 10,000 mostly Chinese Americans rallying in support of the Chinese American officer who pulled the trigger. The rally last weekend for Peter Liang, a rookie New […]
By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Feb. 11 of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability. The courtroom audience gasped and Officer Peter Liang, who had broken […]
By Mike Balsamo Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton drew salutes from some <!–more–>officers Saturday as they arrived at the wake of a second New York Police Department officer killed in an ambush shooting. The gesture of respect during the calling hours for Officer Wenjian Liu […]
By Jonathan Lemire and Mike Balsamo Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of police officers from across the United States packed a church and spilled onto streets outside Saturday to honor a slain New York officer as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain, and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot and killed by a gang member from Baltimore, Md. on Saturday afternoon on Dec. 20th, according to the New York Police Department. Office Liu and his partner were sitting in their patrol car while on duty in Brooklyn, N.Y. when […]
By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said Aug. 19.
By Colleen Long The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One woman was told by a fortune teller that her son was possessed by demons. Another was approached on a Chinatown street by a stranger who eerily claimed her daughter would die in two days. “Your son will die in a car accident — he […]