When I visited—and wept in—New York’s September 11 Memorial Museum last week, I was again struck by how many of the nearly 3,000 victims of 9/11 were men and women in uniform. They were police officers and fire fighters mostly but they were all soldiers. America is a land where service-attired civil officials, from highway [...]Show More Summary
New York City police on Thursday arrested Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave, whose real name is Roland Collins, in connection with a green room shooting during a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza that left one dead and three injured. Police charged Collins with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon....
Ever since the summer of 1969 when the brave patrons of New York’s Stonewall Inn stood up to police raids and gave way to the movement of gay liberation, June has been recognized as LGBT Pride month. To commemorate this year’s Pride, Nike has announced the first piece of this year’s “Be True” collection: a […]
A meeting with police chiefs from around the U.S. gave them a chance to learn how New York is driving down crime.
Brazil police have identified four suspects and made an arrest in the shocking case of a Rio de Janeiro teenager who was allegedly gang-raped by more than 30 people, the New York Times reports. Police say they're interrogating the still-unidentified suspect, who was nabbed after some 70 military police spread...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Handschu is synonymous in New York City with the police guidelines about handling surveillance activities that bear her name. And that’s fine with the 73-year-old Manhattan lawyer who is no longer the lightning rod that led the FBI decades ago to build a 2-inch-thick file on her. Now, she marvels […]
Police in New Jersey rescued over 80 cats and five dogs from an apartment in West New York, New Jersey yesterday, describing the home as a " house of horrors." [ more › ]
Police divers were expected to begin raising the wreckage Saturday of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday during a promotion for the American Airpower Museum, which is celebrating...
The body of a 56-year-old male, possibly the pilot, was removed from the Hudson River after the Friday crash of a vintage World War II plane, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) said in a statement.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York Police Commissioner William Bratton’s recent comments, where he labeled rappers as thugs following a multiple shooting at a hip-hop concert (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Police Commissioner William Bratton says he meant his comments about “thugs who call themselves rap artists” and “shoot up crowded clubs.” […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl “DMC” McDaniels says the New York police commissioner’s recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — is disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize to rappers like Chuck D, Will Smith and […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a small plane has crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, and aviation authorities say it may be a World War II-era plane. The Federal Aviation Administration say it received a report a World War II vintage P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft may have gone down in […]
New York City authorities are responding to a small plane that went down in the Hudson River on Friday evening, police said. New York Police spokesman J. Peter Donald said on Twitter that the aircraft went down near the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier and that the department’s special operations...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Police are conducting ballistic tests to determine how many guns were involved in a fatal shooting inside a rap concert. Police say Friday those […]
New York City police say they've made an arrest in the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who caught in the crossfire between two gangs last year. Carey Gabay was shot in the head in September... To view the full story, click the title link.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say they’ve made an arrest in the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who caught in the crossfire between two gangs last year. Carey Gabay (guh-BAY’) was shot in the head in September during a pre-dawn party celebrating the West Indian Day Parade. The 43-year-old […]
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a retired police officer shot his two children to death as they slept in their New York home before he turned the gun on himself. State police say troopers and Wallkill police officers responded Thursday evening to a 911 call reporting an unresponsive man at a home in the […]
New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, one of the architects of New York’s racist stop-and-frisk policy, has weighed in on the fatal shooting that took place at a hip-hop concert at Manhattan’s Irving Plaza Wednesday night, and his statement was as prejudiced and hypocritical as one would expect from NYC’s top cop. “The crazy […]
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New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ranted in a recent radio interview about the deadly shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza, calling rap artists thugs. He also raised eyebrows when criticizing the public for using smartphones to record police activity. Show More Summary