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Amy Cooper is facing a criminal charge for calling the police on a Black bird watcher, but the victim believes she’s already ‘paid a steep price’ and won’t cooperate with prosecutors

More than 44 million people have viewed the video of Amy Cooper, a white woman, calling the police on May 25 to report an “African-American man” who she claims was threatening her. The man in question was Christian Cooper, a 57-year-old bird watcher, who merely asked Amy Cooper to leash […]
Amy Cooper is facing a criminal charge for calling the police on a Black bird watcher, but the victim believes she’s already ‘paid a steep price’ and won’t cooperate with prosecutors
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New York City is creating a new law enforcement task force to crack down on illegal fireworks. People are worried it will cause more over-policing problems.

A multi-agency task force will crack down on illegal fireworks in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced on Tuesday. The task force will include New York’s police and fire departments, and the Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation. “We’re cracking down on this activity at the source to […]
New York City is creating a new law enforcement task force to crack down on illegal fireworks. People are worried it will cause more over-policing problems.