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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYC In ‘New Era Of Potential Terrorism’

Police have stepped up security in Times Square while still insisting that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City linked to the Islamic State group.

09/17/2014

The video shows an NYPD officer kicking a man who was being arrested in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (credit: YouTube)

NYPD Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Kicking Man In Brooklyn

Police Commissioner William Bratton said Wednesday the officer has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on modified desk duty while the department investigates.

09/17/2014

A police car is seen in Times Square in August 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

ISIS Message Board Encourages Times Square Attack

The post includes bomb-making instructions and a list of ingredients, even how to pack it with shrapnel, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

09/16/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton’s Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked about being lectured by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall back in July.

09/10/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Not Surprised By Bratton’s Request To Hire More Cops

At a City Council hearing Monday, Bratton said he wanted to hire 1,000 more police officers.

09/09/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: Training On Tap For NYPD Officers In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD officers will get annual training on the use of force following the police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island.

09/08/2014

(Credit: Lyn Singleton)

Bill Bratton: Response Appropriate In Police Custody Death Of Ronald Singleton

Ronald Singleton’s death was ruled a homicide on Friday, and “physical restrain by police” was deemed a factor, along severe intoxication from the hallucinogenic drug PCP.

09/01/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD Following Developments In UK ‘Closely’ After Britain Raises Terror Threat Level To Severe

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says the NYPD is “following developments in the U.K. closely” after Britain raised its terror threat level Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.

08/29/2014

A woman walks by an NYPD officer in Times Square. (credit: Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: Most New Yorkers Support ‘Broken Windows’ Policing

Fifty-six percent of black respondents said they support “broken windows,” while 61 percent of white New Yorkers surveyed said they back it.

08/27/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.

08/22/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

After Bloody Weekend, De Blasio Says NYPD To ‘Aggressively’ Tackle Gun Violence

Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.

08/18/2014

Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Name Cop In Michael Brown Shooting; Teen Suspected In Store Robbery Moments Before Shooting

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Friday the officer’s name is Darren Wilson.

08/15/2014

Mayor de Blasio defended Police Commissioner Bratton during a press conference on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Defends Bratton After Garner Death Sparks Weeks Of Backlash

Mayor de Blasio has defended his police commissioner after weeks of backlash following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody.

08/13/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Young German Artists Claim Responsibility For Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap

Mischa Leinkauf and Mattias Wermke said they hoisted the hand-sewn white flags onto the 131-year-old bridge’s towers as a celebration of public art in “the global center of creativity.”

08/13/2014

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