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Charges Dismissed Against “Central Park Karen”

The New York Daily News reports: A Manhattan judge on Tuesday dismissed all charges against a white woman who called the cops on a Black bird watcher in Central Park for requesting she leash her dog. Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi said prosecutors were satisfied with Amy Cooper’s progress in a program designed to have her take responsibility for the …

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Prosecutors Reveal “Central Park Karen” Made Second 911 Call Claiming Bird Watcher “Tried To Assault” Her

The New York Times reports: Amy Cooper, the white woman who called the police on a Black bird-watcher in Central Park, made a second, previously unreported call to 911 in which she falsely claimed that the man “tried to assault her,” a prosecutor said on Wednesday. Ms. Cooper, who appeared in court remotely to answer misdemeanor charges that she had …

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Victim Wants No Part In “Central Park Karen” Case

The New York Times reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s decision to charge a white woman with filing a false police report against a Black man in Central Park does not have the support of one key person: the victim himself. The man, Christian Cooper, has not cooperated with the prosecution’s investigation. “On the one hand, she’s already paid a steep …

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“Central Park Karen” Charged With Filing False Report

New York’s 1010 WINS reports: Amy Cooper, the woman who called police on a Black birdwatcher in Central Park, will be charged with falsely reporting an incident, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office said Monday. In a statement, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. said his office “initiated a prosecution of Amy Cooper for Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third …

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NY Bill Would Make Some False Reports A Hate Crime

CBS News reports: Proposed state legislation in New York would make falsely reporting certain criminal incidents a hate crime. The bill is gaining support in the wake of a viral video that showed a white woman calling police on a black man who asked her to leash her dog in Central Park. In the video, the woman, Amy Cooper, is …

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