A weekend Harlem block party that ended in a spray of gunfire and the death of a Bronx man shared a series of loose connections with the infamous Sean Bell case.

Earlier this week, the daughter of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Caroline Giuliani, was arrested for shoplifting over a $100 worth of cosmetics from a Sephora store.

From NYDailyNews.com: Sean Bell’s dad lashed out Wednesday at a top police union official who called his dead son drunk – and suggested he brought on his own demise.

From NYDailyNews.com: A Brooklyn teen who was about to start college spent four days in a coma after he was slammed to the ground by cops in a post-barbecue beatdown, his mother and lawyer say.

From NYTimes.com: Closing a key chapter in one of the most controversial police shootings in recent memory, New York City agreed on Tuesday to pay more than $7 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the family and two friends of Sean Bell, a 23-year-old black man who was fatally shot by the police […]

From NYTimes.com: The Bloomberg administration has quietly been fixing up its sons and daughters with cool summer internships, as reported Tuesday in The New York Times. Which is probably fine: It is hard to see nepotism as much of a sin when it is really just another chapter of Darwinism, the drive possessed by all […]

From SkyNews.com: The rapper and actor, who plays a Manhattan police officer on TV show Law & Order: SVU, aired his views via twitter after he was pulled over in Manhattan while taking his bulldog to the vet.

From NYDailyNews.com: Gov. Paterson Friday signed into law the controversial stop and frisk legislation that forces the NYPD to delete the names of people questioned – but not arrested – from its electronic database.