Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Gay rights groups to rally Monday against hate crime murder

The shooting death of a gay man in Greenwich Village has galvanized the community.

Number of NYC teens who carry guns down 36% since 2001: CDC

The Big Apple ranks last among American cities when it comes to armed teens, according to a survey.

Kelly backs mayor’s rejection of NYPD IG proposal

The city’s top cop sided with the mayor on a plan to create a new police watchdog.

Kalikow’s daughter and boyfriend busted in heroin sale bust: DA

The daughter of the former MTA chief and New York Post owner was in hot water in the Bronx after cops picked her up for allegedly trying to sell drugs.

Council reaches agreement on NYPD inspector general bill: Quinn

The City Council has come to a general agreement about a proposed police policy that would create a new watchdog for the NYPD.

NYPD brings city policing to 21st Century with new tech

The city’s police force is taking to cyberspace and other futuristic arenas to stop crime in the Big Apple.

City set to conduct 5 millionth ‘stop and frisk’ under mayor: NYCLU

The NYCLU says the city’s controversial milestone is a bad legacy for the city.

Superstorm Sandy cost cops $84.8 million in overtime: Kelly

New York’s Finest went beyond the call of duty during the hurricane but it came with a huge price tag.

Suspect sought in Williamsburg hit and run

The NYPD has new info on the person who allegedly crashed his car into a cab, killing couple and ultimately their baby.

Community leaders dissect city’s mixed crime changes since 2001

The city has seen a major drop in crime as a whole, but each neighborhood has its own story.

Woman slashed by boyfriend with cleaver: Cops

Quick thinking firefighters came to the rescue of a woman who was the victim of a domestic violence attack in Chinatown.

Police find stolen car that had $30K torah, continue search for thief

Cops discovered a stolen Torah untouched following a two day hunt in Brooklyn but haven’t found the person responsible for the theft.

Rate of NYers in city jails dropped since 2001: Mayor

Jail cells are getting more vacant due to alternative programs, according to Bloomberg.

Ex-Sen. Monserrate gets 2 years in prison

The former state senator belongs in the deepest circle of hell for misusing taxpayer dollars, according to a federal judge.

Cops kill man armed with air gun during Ridgewood drug bust

The NYPD said the man who they killed during a frantic drug bust may not had a lethal weapon, but he had a long wrap sheet of violent crimes.

Couple injured, boyfriend arrested in domestic dispute in Central Park

A domestic dispute turned bloody in Central Park.

Man fatally pushed onto subway tracks after scuffle: Police

Straphangers were witness to a frightening scene in the middle of the day as a Queens man lost his life on the subway during a fight.

Crime Stopper rewards grow as more people give cops helping hand

New Yorks Finest continue to catch the bad guys with some help from their rewards program.

Fugitive father who tried to kidnap kids surrenders to cops

The manhunt for the violent Bronx father who allegedly took his children for a wild ride ended.

Pols want better cop presence following third killing

Mom and pop shop owners in Brooklyn are on edge following the third attack by a killer who targets store workers.