Daily News reports that two portrayals of emerged Wednesday during the start of a civil rights trial over his death at the hands of police — one of a vulnerable man in need, another of an unhinged threat to cops. Continue Reading →
The mother of a mentally ill man who was shot dead by cops after she called 911 seeking medical help for him said she has gained a powerful ally in her push for a federal probe: acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim. Continue Reading →
She is not alone.
Mothers of men killed in questionable confrontations with police gathered once again Sunday, this time to support one of their own, whose son was killed four years ago after an emotional distress call to cops. Continue Reading →