This Tuesday, December 3, marks the 20th anniversary of Rudy Giuliani's naming Bill Bratton as New York City's 38th police commissioner. It now seems possible that mayor-elect Bill de Blasio may name Bratton as the city's 42nd. Consider what has occurred over the past ten days: ... Show More Summary
Texting and driving is a really dumb idea, and New York has a new idea how to stop people from doing it. The state recently rolled out 32 tall, unmarked SUVs to police officers, giving them a better line of sight at drivers’ hands to catch them in the act. Catching distracted drivers talking on... Read More
Click here to view this media Three African-American students who were waiting for a school bus in Rochester, New York were arrested on Wednesday morning when police officer told them to "disperse," even though witnesses said they did...Show More Summary
A video report by a Euronews cameraman shows him being attacked by police during clashes in Kiev. (YouTube/Euronews) New York, December 2, 2013--At least 51 journalists were attacked while covering protests in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev and other cities over the weekend, according to news reports and local...
Train Crash: On a sharp curve this morning, a seven-car Metro-North train crashed and flipped over in New York City. According to the latest reports, at least four people are dead and 63 people injured. Helicopter Crash: A police copter...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Police and witnesses say a Metro-North passenger train has derailed in New York City.
(NEW YORK) — Police and witnesses say a Metro-North passenger train has derailed in New York City. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed Sunday morning near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. Photos taken of the accident scene show eight cars derailed. Show More Summary
Photo taken by a witness appears to show eight train carriages derailed.
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person caught in this surveillance camera who is wanted in an assault on a 76-year-old woman in the 75 Precinct in Brooklyn on … Continue reading ?
New York City Police are looking for someone caught in the surveillance camera pictured here who knocked out a 76-year-old woman in Brooklyn, NY. [The] woman was punched in the back of the head by a stranger in what residents fear could be the city’s tenth “knockout game” attack. Yvonne Small fell to the ground […]
The 500-year-old New York man was getting his rifle ready to go hunting when it fired accidentally. The bullet pierced the kitchen ceiling while seven people including his 4-year-old son were inside the small apartment, police sources said. The 4-year-old was taken to an area hospital for evaluation. The man had a valid license for […]
Alphonse Bertillon (1853–1914) was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied anthropometry to law enforcement. Anthropometry was the first scientific system used by police to identify criminals. Before that time, criminals could only be identified by name or photograph. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A police officer was injured while breaking up a fight outside a California Walmart, a shopper was shot in the leg over a TV in Las Vegas and a Walmart north of New York City was evacuated as the post-Thanksgiving shopping rush sparked inci...
NEW YORK (AP) — The fate of Spider-Man, SpongeBob SquarePants and Snoopy rests in the hands of the New York Police Department.
(NEW YORK) — The fate of Spider-Man, SpongeBob SquarePants and Snoopy rests in the hands of the New York Police Department. The 16 giant balloons that fly between Manhattan skyscrapers during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade...Show More Summary
In an internal staff memo sent to store security, Barneys New York says it will start monitoring the police as they monitor shoppers in its flagship Manhattan store, the Associated Press reports.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge allowed claims of excessive force filed by two Occupy Wall Street protesters against New York police officers to move forward on Wednesday, but threw out their claims of false arrest.
Barneys New York says it will start monitoring the police as they monitor shoppers in its flagship Manhattan store. An internal Barneys memo sent to store security staff Tuesday says Barneys will start keeping a log of which police officers use its security room. Show More Summary
(NEW YORK) — A reputed mob boss has been acquitted in the 1997 gangland slaying of an off-duty New York City police officer who had married his ex-wife. The federal jury in Brooklyn returned the verdict Tuesday in the trial of Joel Cacace (kuh-KAYS’). Show More Summary
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly may think of SantaCon as an event that "makes New York New York," but plenty of NY lawmakers are not too enthused about the yearly stampede of Santas getting drinky, barfy and lewd on city streets. A number...Show More Summary