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12.04.14 Prachi Gupta

New Yorkers expressed their collective anger, frustration, and disappointment over a grand jury’s decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo over the death of unarmed black man Eric Garner on Wednesday night, launching a 50-person “die-in” in Grand Central Station, sending dozens to the Staten Island street where Garner was arrested this summer, and […]

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12.03.14 Prachi Gupta

While many Americans tuned into watch the annual tree lighting at Rockefeller Center, just blocks away, demonstrators marched through the streets of New York to protest a Staten Island jury’s decision not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner. The protesters demanded justice not just for Garner, who died as […]

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10.23.13 Andy Cush

Though it was easy to infer what might have happened to SUV driver Alexian Lien, the video that brought widespread attention to a motorcycle chase up the West Side Highway last month cut out before any person-to-person violence occurred. Now, a short new video obtained by WABC shows the moments after Lien is pulled from […]

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10.01.13 Andy Cush

The Daily News is reporting the driver in the West Side Highway motorcycle chase/fight footage that went viral yesterday is Alexian Lien, a 33-year-old man working in finance and tech. As was initially reported, his wife and two-year-old child were in the car with him. According to police, after Lien stopped his car near the end of the […]

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09.30.13 Andy Cush

Not a ton of context for what’s going on here, but here goes: a group of motorcyclists are out for a ride on the West Side Highway Sunday, when, for some reason we’re not privy to, one of them brake-checks the driver of a black Range Rover. The driver doesn’t slow down in time and […]

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