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FILE- This undated file photo, provided by Roth and Roth LLP, shows Daniel Prude. Prude, 41, apparently stopped breathing as police in Rochester, N.Y. were restraining him in March 2020 and died when he was taken off life support a week later. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren fired the police chief and suspended her top lawyer and communications director Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 in the continuing upheaval over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. (Roth and Roth LLP via AP, File)
Associated Press
September 14, 2020 - 6:20 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren fired the police chief and suspended her top lawyer and communications director Monday in the continuing upheaval over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. Chief Le’Ron Singletary announced his retirement last week as part of a major shakeup of...
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Naked protesters, wearing "spit hoods" in reference to the killing of Daniel Prude, demonstrate outside Rochester's Public Safety Building in Rochester, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (Tracy Schuhmacher/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)
Associated Press
September 08, 2020 - 2:22 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Naked except for “spit hoods” in a reference to the killing of Daniel Prude, several protesters sat outside Rochester's police headquarters Monday morning to push for police accountability, local news outlets reported. Photos and video showed roughly a half-dozen...
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Jacob Blake
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 06, 2020 - 10:35 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob Blake has spoken publicly for the first time since a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer shot him seven times in the back, saying he's in constant pain from the shooting, which doctors fear will leave him paralyzed from the waist down. In a video posted Saturday evening on...
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Jacob Blake's father, Jacob Blake Sr. talks to a crowd at a rally Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 04, 2020 - 6:32 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake's father said Friday that his “happy-go-lucky” son is optimistic for his future, although he remains paralyzed from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer. A clearly exhausted Jacob Blake Sr., speaking by...
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Suffolk County police
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Sophia Hall
September 04, 2020 - 2:31 pm
Violent crime is down in Suffolk County, but another crime is on the rise.
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This undated photo, provided by Roth and Roth LLP, shows Daniel Prude. Prude, 41, suffocated after police in Rochester, NY, put a "spit hood" over his head while being taken into custody. He died March 30, 2020, after he was taken off life support, seven days after the encounter with police. (Courtesy Roth and Roth LLP via AP)
Associated Press
September 03, 2020 - 7:55 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Seven police officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude last spring in Rochester, New York, were suspended Thursday by the city's mayor, who said she was misled for months about the circumstances of the fatal encounter. Prude, 41, who was Black, died when he...
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In this image taken from police body camera video provided by Roth and Roth LLP, a Rochester police officer puts a hood over the head of Daniel Prude, on March 23, 2020, in Rochester, N.Y. Video of Prude, a Black man who had run naked through the streets of the western New York city, died of asphyxiation after a group of police officers put a hood over his head, then pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes, according to video and records released Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, by his family. Prude died March 30 after he was taken off life support, seven days after the encounter with police in Rochester. (Rochester Police via Roth and Roth LLP via AP)
Associated Press
September 02, 2020 - 11:17 pm
A Black man who had run naked through the streets of a western New York city died of asphyxiation after a group of police officers put a hood over his head, then pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes, according to video and records released Wednesday by the man's family. Daniel Prude...
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Police Lights
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 02, 2020 - 7:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a Black man inside a Walmart store in April. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Wednesday that her office has filed the charge against San...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, wears a mask in honor of Breonna Taylor as she celebrates after defeating Misaki Doi, of Japan, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Associated Press
September 01, 2020 - 1:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Before and after her first-round victory at the U.S. Open, Naomi Osaka wore a mask bearing the name of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was fatally shot by police. It’s just one of seven face coverings, each in honor of a different person, that Osaka brought to Flushing Meadows —...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 30, 2020 - 6:17 pm
A police officer in New York’s Hudson Valley region was shot and wounded while responding to a domestic dispute and then returned fire and shot the gunman, officials said Sunday.
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