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

The city reached a $4 million settlement with Gurley's family in August.

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

The money will mainly benefit Gurley's 4-year-old daughter, Akaila, starting with an established college fund.

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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.

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

“What did we do this for?” a juror questioned after learning about Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s house arrest recommendation for Peter Liang, the cop who…

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

"The incarceration of the defendant is not necessary to protect the public, and because of the unique circumstances of this case, the People do not…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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, Akai Gurley.