By Sandra Garcia INWOOD — Friends and family gathered over the weekend to mark the one-year anniversary of an Inwood man who was shot and killed by an undercover police officer last September. John Collado, who was shot and killed by an undercover narcotics detective at his doorstep on Sept. 8, 2011, when his family [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) 20 years ago, this very month, Washington Heights went up in flames, anger and disgust. The Crack epidemic had changed the neighborhood for the worst and corrupted everything it touched. Washington Heights went from being a tough but working class neighborhood to an open-air drug market and a war zone almost [...]
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By Shayna Jacobs MANHATTAN CRIMINAL COURT — After spending 17 hours in jail, City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez said he was assaulted by a cop during the dramatic sweep of Zuccotti Park that temporarily broke up the Occupy Wall Street encampment Tuesday morning. Rodriguez, bearing cuts on both sides of his face, allegedly ignored the orders [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) Instead of planning their Thanksgiving festivities John Collado’s loved ones are mourning his tragic death at the hands of police during a botched undercover arrest in early September. Buoyed by the memory of this thoroughly decent man, the family and friends of John Collado are determined [...]