NYPD officer Anthony Gambino spotted the suspect, Brandon Cook, 31, at about 11 p.m.
Mayor de Blasio commented for the first time on the NYPD’s use of the nuisance abatement law to boot hundreds of people from homes.
Taryn Manning is not happy with the NYPD after they arrested her back in 2014, and now she's taking legal action! For those who may not remember, that November cops arrested the Orange is the New Black cast member for violating a restraining order after allegedly making criminal threats towards former friend Jeanine Heller. Related: Taryn Responds [...]
The trial of NYPD officer Peter Liang continued into its third week Monday, as Liang himself took the stand to testify. He faces a manslaughter charge because a bullet discharged from his gun hit and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in the stairwell of the Pink Houses, a public-housing complex in... More »
The rookie police officer who fired his gun in a dark public housing stairwell in 2014, shooting and killing Akai Gurley, testified Monday
Officer Peter Liang cried on the witness stand on Monday morning, breaking down as he described the moment he discovered that a bullet he fired into a dark stairwell had mortally wounded an innocent man. [ more › ]
Dozens of people scaling the Brooklyn Bridge caused some alarm this morning, prompting speculation there was a political protest or a classic German stunt unfolding. But according to the NYPD, the startling scene was merely a training exercise for its emergency service unit. [ more › ]
Outraged public officials across the city on called for change in the wake of a sweeping Daily News and ProPublica report.
"The morning of May 4, 2011, Jameelah El-Shabazz watched out the window of her Bronx apartment as a team of police officers fanned across the rooftop of Banana Kelly High School," Sarah Ryley wrote in a piece published jointly Thursday by ProPublica and the Daily News in New York, which participated in the reporting.
In 2009, Marte and nine associates were scooped up by the NYPD on the same day. Not only had one of his accomplices flipped on him, but the officers had tapped his phones and spent a year building a case against him, documenting upward of 40 cocaine sales.
In December, a federal appeals court upheld the decision to drop charges against Gilberto Valle, better known as "Cannibal Cop," the former NYPD officer who was accused of conspiring to kill and potentially cook several women. Following...Show More Summary
The NYPD is Kicking People Out of Their Homes, Even if They Haven’t Committed a Crime The morning of May 4, 2011, Jameelah El-Shabazz watched out the window of her Bronx apartment as a team of police officers fanned across the rooftop of Banana Kelly High School. The 43-year-old mother of...
WHY ARE DEMOCRAT-RUN CITIES SUCH HELLHOLES OF OPPRESSION AND POLICE ABUSE? An obscure law from the 1970s is being used by the NYPD to boot people from their homes and businesses when they are suspected of crimes, often in cases where no charges are ever filed.
A police officer shot in the face in a harrowing gun battle emerged from a Bronx hospital Friday genuinely happy to be alive.
Police are forcing hundreds of New Yorkers out of their homes every year, and sometimes forcing family members to permanently separate, using an obscure legal tool that doesn't require proof of a crime. The Daily News and Pro Publica...Show More Summary
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Earlier this week, the partner of NYPD Officer Peter Liang, who is on trial for fatally shooting an innocent man in a Brooklyn stairwell, told the jury that the two had argued for around four minutes while 28-year-old Akai Gurley lay dying. [ more › ]
An obscure law from the 1970s is being used by the NYPD to boot people from their homes and businesses when they are suspected of crimes, often in cases where no charges are ever filed. The move is called a "nuisance abatement," and there are more than 1,000 such actions... More »
Housing Police Officer Patrick Espeut filmed an emotional video of the posthumous homecoming of an NYPD comrade killed in Afghanistan.