Here Are The Secret Records On Thousands Of New York Police Misconduct Cases
Officers' names. Disciplinary charges. Punishments. This huge trove of secret disciplinary records is available and searchable for the first time.
The NYPD Is Arguing, Once Again, That Punishments For Police Misconduct Must Remain Secret
For decades the outcomes of the NYPD’s disciplinary hearings for officers accused of misconduct were made public. But lawyers for the NYPD argued in court Wednesday that that was a mistake and state law forces them to keep the information secret.
Mother Of Eric Garner And Officials Call For Action On Police Misconduct
The community outcry comes days after a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed that the NYPD let hundreds of officers who lied, stole, and assaulted New Yorkers keep their jobs.
Responding To BuzzFeed News NYPD Investigation, Top Officials Call For Change
After revelations that New York City police officers who lie, steal, and assault people are allowed to keep their jobs, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O’Neill, and lawmakers said it should be easier for citizens to learn about NYPD discipline.
Secret NYPD Files: Officers Who Lie And Brutally Beat People Can Keep Their Jobs
Internal NYPD files show that hundreds of officers who committed the most serious offenses — from lying to grand juries to physically attacking innocent people — got to keep their jobs, their pensions, and their tremendous power over New Yorkers' lives. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
Scientists Are Calling On The American Museum Of Natural History To Cut Ties With The Mercers
“The most important asset any museum has is its credibility. This can be damaged by ties to donors and board members who are publicly known for investing in climate science obfuscation and opposing environmental solutions,” the scientists wrote in an an open letter.
Judge Blasts NYC And NYPD For Failing To Turn Over Evidence In Brutality Case
In a highly unusual step, a federal judge said that NYC’s failure to hand over evidence or investigate civil rights violations was so egregious she recommended an immediate end to the dispute in the alleged victim’s favor.
Allegations That Trump Groped A Woman Are In Court This Week
A New York state judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether a defamation suit brought by a woman who says Trump groped her can proceed.
Conservative Megadonor Robert Mercer Funded Project Veritas
The connection between the Mercer family and the controversial activist group recently busted for an undercover sting has not previously been documented.
Here Are Some Of Project Veritas's Funders
BuzzFeed News has identified more than two dozen donors from around the country who gave money to Project Veritas, the “investigative reporting project” that earlier this week failed to dupe the Washington Post. Some of the donors expressed doubts about the wisdom of the sting. But none said they would end their support for the controversial organization.
Trump’s Lawyers Just Argued, Again, That A Woman's Defamation Suit Over Groping Allegations Should Be Dismissed
In response to a defamation lawsuit filed by one of the women who has accused Trump of sexual assault, his lawyers argued that he cannot be sued for expressing his “political opinion” in tweets.
Trump Given A Subpoena For All Documents Relating To Assault Allegations
A woman who said Donald Trump groped her has subpoenaed his campaign for documents about “any woman alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately.” Trump has denied her accusations and is fighting the subpoena.
Watching Harvey Weinstein Fall, Trump's Accusers Feel Frustrated
“When he won, I felt like I lost.”
A Company With Close Ties To Steve Bannon Turns Up At The Pentagon
Cambridge Analytica’s work on the Trump campaign inspired conspiracy theories about electoral mind control. So what is its parent company doing at the Department of Defense?
The Truth About The Trump Data Team That People Are Freaking Out About
Cambridge Analytica says its “behavioral communications” techniques helped land Trump in the White House. Don’t believe it, say former campaign staffers, employees, and other GOP digital strategists. “You get a lot of snake oil like this in data work,” one said.
A Data Team Tied To Trump's Campaign Has A Pretty Unusual Past
SCL Group’s CEO, Nigel Oakes, once said he used “the same techniques as Aristotle and Hitler. … We appeal to people on an emotional level to get them to agree on a functional level."
Deportation Officers Celebrate Trump’s Victory
“A collective sigh of relief was breathed Wednesday morning”
People Booed Donald Trump When He Arrived At This Polling Place
There were some cheers sprinkled in too.
A Fifth Teen Beauty Queen Says Trump Visited Dressing Room
“The black curtains opened and in walks Mr. Trump smiling,” said the latest woman to come forward from the 1997 Miss Teen USA pageant.
Former Miss Teen USA: I Was Told "Trump Doesn't Like Black People"
"I didn't see him grope anyone, myself," Kamie Crawford told BuzzFeed News. "But I did experience how he handles people of other races and it wasn't inclusive."