NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of Al Jazeera America's documentary unit has sued the news network, claiming it is biased against non-Arabs and women in stories that it produces and in how it treats employees.
NEW YORK (AP) — An ex-con with a long criminal record pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in last month's killing of a New York Police Department officer while 100 fellow officers stood watch in the courtroom.
A New York man accused of shooting a plainclothes police officer last month pleaded not guilty to murder charges on Thursday. Demetrius Blackwell, 35, was arrested hours after he allegedly shot New York police officer Brian Moore, 25, in the head after Moore attempted to question him in a middle-class section of the borough of Queens on May 2. Blackwell was also charged with the attempted murder of Moore's partner, Erik Jansen.