Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

9-1-1 upgrades coming to NYC, including texting by 2018

The city is looking for idea to give the emergency response system a major technological shot in the arm.

NYC outlines plan to fight opioid crisis

The city wants anti OD meds in the hands of civilians as the number of opioid related deaths climb.

Reported hate crimes prompt NYC to launch ‘bias response team’

A new team will respond to any bias incident in the city.

Cops investigate ‘pizzagate’ threat at Williamsburg pizzeria

The NYPD said it is looking into the call made at Roberta’s.

NYPD TrafficStat database is now available online

New Yorkers now have access to every single vehicular incident reported.

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly join NY politicians to curb gun violence

Two of the biggest advocates for gun control made their case on the steps of City Hall just weeks before the election.

Off duty cop indicted in Brooklyn road rage shooting

The case marked the first time that the state attorney general prosecuted an officer for a shooting.

Chelsea bombing injures 29

The city galvanizes following an explosion that injured 29 people.

Cops shoot cleaver wielding man near Penn Station

A tense situation in Midtown turned violent.

SantaCon pub crawl gets scrutiny from lawmakers

It’s the city vs Santa Con over public decency.

James Blake says he has no qualms with NYPD as he preps for NYC Marathon

The tennis star’s incident with a cop hasn’t changed his view with the police force and the city overall.

Slain NYPD cop ‘very proud’ to serve, father says

The family of an NYPD officer killed in the line of duty said he lived a life of service.

NYC, estate of Eric Garner reach $5.9M settlement: Stringer

The family of the Staten Island man killed in police custody will avoid heading to court for financial damages.

More than 100 arrested as NY rally in solidarity with Baltimore

The rallies made in solidarity with Freddie Gray supporters got aggressive.

Council to push mayor to fund 1,000 more cops in budget

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will push to get more cops on the streets.

Top 10 NYC scams: Parking tickets to rental listings to ATMs

The city warned New Yorkers to be careful about some of the most prominent schemes out there.

Bronx man arrested for allegedly slapping NYPD horse’s rear

A man’s alleged fun night out caused a stir in Times Square.

Councilman Ruben Wills hit with another indictment charge

The southeast Queens leader is under investigation again.

One dead, four injured in shooting near City College

Cops were looking for clues in a shooting that affected five people.

No indictment in Eric Garner’s death sparks demonstrations

For the second week in a row, thousands of angry New Yorkers took to the streets in peaceful protest against police brutality.