| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The New York City Police Department has identified one of the officers involved in the death of a Staten Island man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold during an arrest earlier this week.
Daniel Pantaleo has been placed on "modified duty," according...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday "there is no justification" for the series of events that led to the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by police officers earlier this week.
Flanked by the 43-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a Staten Island man during a scuffle with police officers in which he appeared to be held in a chokehold. The incident has ignited outrage in the community.
Eric Garner, 43, had just broken up...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Actor Eriq La Salle, the Hartford native who became a star with his role on the TV show "E.R.," has been a busy guy these days, directing episodes of TV shows like "The Night Shift" and "Under the Dome," and the new series "Madam Secretary" and "Battle...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
NBC wants to make sure "The Mysteries of Laura" isn't a mystery to potential viewers, slotting a special sneak preview episode behind its biggest summer show.
"Laura," which stars Debra Messing as a NYPD homicide detective who balances her day job with a...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:33 PM
The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:34 AM
In a week when the NBA Finals and the World Cup will consume many hours, viewers also will get Hillary Clinton, "Duck Dynasty" and a Jane Fonda tribute. How's that for variety?
The NBA Finals: The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs meet in Game 2 at 8 p....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A Brooklyn DJ with roots in the Orlando cyclist community will be honored with a memorial ride later this month after being killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City.
Zack Fortune, a 2004 Edgewater High School graduate, died Wednesday...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Fans of football, Adam Levine and/or James Spader, mark your calendars now. On Monday NBC announced premiere dates for its fall schedule, including returning favorites "The Voice," "The Blacklist" and "Sunday Night Football" and new series "The...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
"NY Med" provokes mixed feelings. Producer Terence Wrong's verite documentary style remains extremely compelling, mining all kinds of stories -- touching, harrowing, funny -- out of the heroic work of real-life medical personnel at two New York-area...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
On a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, gaggles of film fans, black historians and political activists -- not to mention Fort Greene locals -- convened at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater for closing night of the BAMCinemafest and a...