Consider it “The Great Pastrami Bet: Round Two.” In a move signaling that great sandwiches -- and great sandwich competitions -- can transcend time and sport, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton have once again placed a bet with each other...
New York - A Bronx non-profit executive died after getting injections to enhance her butt, and her death has since been ruled a homicide, police sources said Tuesday.Blanche Barnwell (picture), 40, was director of health coordination at the company BOOM!Health before she died on Aug. Show More Summary
“Stop and frisk” in New York City has a Right valence; “getting guns off the streets,” a Left. But what if in practice they mostly amounted to the same thing? Tags: Fourth Amendment, guns, NYC, police A thought on “getting guns off the streets” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
The New York Daily News reported on a police brutality suit brought by 40-year-old Cindy Hahn. A woman in Carlsbad, California is suing police after an officer punched her in the face while arresting her over an alleged seatbelt violation. Show More Summary
An autopsy on Kiersten Cerveny was inconclusive, but police believe the 38-year-old, who was found dying in a New York City doorway, was not murdered
UNIONDALE, New York - A Long Island man is accused of trying to kill his girlfriend.Police said 50-year-old Michael Taylor and the 53-year-old victim got into an argument in bathroom of their Uniondale home around 12:25 a.m. Saturday.The...Show More Summary
A woman in Carlsbad, California is suing police after an officer punched her in the face while arresting her over an alleged seatbelt violation. The New York Daily News reported on a police brutality suit brought by 40-year-old Cindy Hahn, who was arrested and beaten in 2013 as her two children,...
IN THE NEW YORK TIMES’ “ROOM FOR DEBATE” SECTION, I explain why the “Gun Lobby” remains invincible. Basically, it’s because politicians always lie about gun control, and people don’t trust the police to protect them. The ironic way in which lefty anti-police activism conflicts with lefty gun-control messaging is also mentioned.
When twitchy cops shoot African American men, are their minds muddled by stereotypes? At nearly midnight on Thanksgiving Day 1976, a group of curious black teenage boys ambled up to two white New York cops who’d been called to a Brooklyn housing project on a report of an armed prowler. Show More Summary
A glimpse into our future. What would your local police department do?
A woman turned herself in to police in the Bronx yesterday to face charges that she punched a 10-year-old in the face inside a bodega back in August. East New York resident Jathiyah Richards, 47, came to the Norwood precinct to answer for the August 19th attack which left a boy, identified as Mohammed Almontsir, with a nosebleed. [ more › ]
In the wake of national public anger over killings by police in New York, Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere, landmark California legislation to protect minorities from racial profiling and excessive force won Gov. Jerry Brown's signature Saturday. At the same time, the governor issued a blunt warning...
Police say a dental hygienist planned and commissioned the murder of a popular Dallas dentist last month, the New York Daily News reports. "It was a murder for hire," Maj. Max Geron told reporters Friday. Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of 33-year-old Brenda Delgado, who is accused...
The Game is having a rough week ahead of the release of his 'The Documentary 2 project.' First, songs from his LP leaked, then New York police want to arrest him for making threats to a radio personality and now Lupe Fiasco is responding to his diss. Continue reading…
When the New York Police Department and one of New York City's oversight agencies, the office of the Inspector General, had dueling press conferences this week, the media jumped all over a seeming mini-conflict within Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration. Show More Summary
It’s a good day for cats and a bad day for New York: a gaggle of uber-cats have conquered the city, and the devastation they’ve caused — shooting down helicopters, taking mega-turds on police vehicles, causing traffic jams that’d make Chris Christie proud — is visible in a harrowing video below, which is not for the faint of heart, nor the afraid-of-cat. …Read More
Police are searching for a suspect in a brutal attack they say happened on the New York subway on Wednesday night. FOX5 reports that a 37-year-old man was punched and kicked in the face while whoever attacked him screamed antigay slurs. Show More Summary
NewNowNext hit the red carpet at the Museum of Modern Art for the New York premiere of Freeheld, which sees Julianne Moore playing a police officer battling terminal cancer while fighting to secure her benefits for her partner, played by Ellen Page. Related: Get A First Look At Freeheld With This Preview Scene We spoke... Read more »
New York might as well replace its cops with stenographers, because under rules announced Thursday, city police officers may be spending more time writing reports than fighting crime. No joke:...
Nicholas Brendon, who is mostly known for his work portraying Xander Harris on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, has been arrested for allegedly choking his girlfriend while in New York. Police officials have confirmed that the actor was arrested for the domestic violence incident, which unfolded in a hotel in Saratoga Springs, New York, on Wednesday... Show More Summary