The Suffolk Journal

Indictment of reckless cop a welcome check on power

Sam Humphrey

February 18, 2015

Horrific details surrounding the shooting of Akai Gurley came to light last week at the indictment of the New York City police officer who shot him. Officer Peter Liang was indicted by a grand jury on six charges for accidentally shooting and killing Gurley, an African-American man, in a Brooklyn...

The “Derek Jeter retirement tour” concludes

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Sammy Hurwitz

October 1, 2014

By Sammy Hurwitz It's over. Derek Jeter’s career ended on a high note, as the 20-year Major League Baseball veteran was removed from Sunday’s ballgame after hit number 3,465. His “un-Jeter-like” season concluded, also, with a New York Yankees victory. After a fist pump and one final moment in the...

A nation paused to remember those fallen

(Photos by Alexa Gagosz)

Alexa Gagosz

September 17, 2014

It was just 13 years ago that a series of four attacks, coordinated by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States in New York and Washington D.C., were put into effect on Sept. 11, 2001. The attacks killed more than 3,000 people, more than 400 of those being firefighters and police officers,...

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