Coverage of the death of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who was placed in a fatal chokehold by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo; interview with a mentally disabled woman who was raped at Aqueduct Racetrack; and the shooting of Angel Rojas, who was riding a city bus in Brooklyn when teen Kahton Anderson opened fire at rival gang members. I also wrote several stories on Anderson's murder trial two years later.
Hospital interview with the family of 96-year-old Irene Boylan, who waited more than an hour for an ambulance; sit-down with the family of Daniel St. Hubert, the man charged with stabbing 6-year-old P.J. Avitto to death in Brooklyn; and jailhouse interview with Daquan Breland, who allegedly shot and killed a 1-year-old baby while aiming for a rival gang member.
Coverage of the aunt who sued her 12-year-old nephew after he gave her a birthday hug and broke her wrist; reporting on the death and burial of rookie NYPD cop Michael Williams, who was killed in a van bound for the United Nations; and the death of Alexa Cioffi, who was struck by a boat that fell off a trailer in Staten Island.