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Ex-NYPD Cop Convicted Of Killing Akai Gurley Will Reportedly End His Appeal

Ex-NYPD cop Peter Liang was convicted of manslaughter charges, for his role in the shooting that led to the death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley. The rookie cop fired his…

Akai Gurley’s Family To Receive $4.1 Million From NYC In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A new update in the wrongful death case of Akai Gurley was made public Tuesday morning (Aug. 16). According to the New York Times, Gurley’s family was awarded more than…

No Jail Time For NYPD Cop Convicted Of Shooting Unarmed Man

NYPD cop Peter Liang will not receive jail time for shooting an unarmed Brooklyn man by the name of Akai Gurley, the New York Post reports. The 2014 incident occurred in…

Akai Gurley Jury Shows Frustration In Possible House Arrest For Peter Liang

The jury in the case for ex-cop Peter Liang was shocked to hear Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s recommendations that included no jail time in the guilty…

Brooklyn D.A. Recommends House Arrest For Ex-Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

Akai Gurley’s surviving family is outraged that Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson recommended ex-cop Peter Liang’s punishment consist of 500 hours of community…

NYPD Officer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Death Of Akai Gurley

Peter Liang, the rookie cop who fatally shot Akai Gurley in a stairwell last year in a New York public housing building, has been found guilty of manslaughter. The New Yo…

NYPD Officer Peter Liang Indicted For The Killing Of Unarmed Akai Gurley

New York City Police Officer, Peter Liang was indicted for the shooting death of unarmed black man, Akai Gurley, at Brooklyn’s Louis H. Pink houses on Nov. 20. The New Y…

Tens Of Thousands Flock To D.C. And New York To Protest Police Brutality

Today (Dec. 13) marked the gathering of the largest protests since the recent wave of demonstrations sparked by the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice at…

The NYPD Claims The Life Of Another Unarmed Man

Another day, another headline about police wrongfully snatching lives. Unfortunately, the latest victim of a New York Police Department shooting death was 28-year-old, Ak…