Judge cites new bail law, frees drug dealer facing lifetime in prison after Upper East Side OD
By Shayna Jacobs / New York Daily News / Nov 14, 2019 | 8:03 PM
A drug-dealing suspect who allegedly laughed off the death of a man who died overdosing on drugs sold by his crew was freed on bail Thursday — and praised the politicians who approved new bail laws a judge cited in letting him free.
“Cuomo for president!” Jose Jorge proclaimed in Spanish Continue reading
Chaos in Brooklyn as 1,000 anti-cop protesters storm subway stations yelling after a spate of violent arrests and the city’s vow to add even MORE officers
- Nearly 1,000 protesters took to the streets in Brooklyn Friday night to demonstrate NYPD excessive force and fare evasion crack down plans
- The demonstrators waved anti-police signs, shouted obscenities, vandalized a bus and cop car, and jumped subway turnstiles
- The protest was sparked by two headline-grabbing incidents involving black teens on October 25
- Protesters also demonstrated against plans to hire more cops to police the transit system for fare evaders
By Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com
Published: 01:16 EST, 2 November 2019 | Updated: 00:47 EST, 3 November 2019
Nearly a thousand protesters took to the streets of Brooklyn to demonstrate against the NYPD after a spate of violent arrests on the subway and over its plans to put more officers on the beat to catch anyone who skips paying the fare.
The protesters started gathering in Downtown Brooklyn near Barclays Center at about 7pm Friday, with their signs reflecting the dual nature of the march.
While flashier banners bore slogans such as ‘Don’t let these pigs touch us,’ ‘F**k the police,’ ‘Punch that cop’ and ‘NYPD out of MTA,’ other signs read ‘Free transit,’ ‘Poverty is not a crime’ and ‘Our subways need more $ for elevators, not for cops.’ Continue reading