American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
A 13-year-old boy spoke from his hospital bed Thursday night about the shooting that left him seriously wounded, as police questioned a man in connection with the incident.
The incident took place at 427 Central Avenue in Bushwick just before 7 a.m.
The NYPD said Tuesday it had disbanded the surveillance program and that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the division.
Gama Droiville, 13, was waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin when police said a gunman opened fire on the sidewalk.
Police in Boston detonated two unattended backpacks at the marathon finish line and arrested a man Tuesday night, on the one-year anniversary of the bombings that left three people dead and 260 injured during the marathon.
Thousands of cops lined the streets at Officer Dennis Guerra’s funeral at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Queens.
Flags are at half staff as the city mourns the loss of Officer Dennis Guerra, who died after being critically hurt in a fire on Coney Island.
Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.
Marcell Dockery, 16, was arrested Monday after police said he confessed to setting a fire Sunday on the 13th floor of a residential high-rise on Surf Avenue.
The police commissioner said they’re also designing a poll to be used in every precinct of the city on a quarterly basis. Bratton said he wants a reliable way to measure whether damage has been repaired and improvements have been made.
The Murda Moore Gangstas allegedly controlled the area in and around the Moore Housing Projects. Those arrested have been charged with racketeering, drugs and weapons offenses.
He said then that under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his police commissioner, Raymond Kelly, the police tactic known as stop-and-frisk was overused and the department had become “beat down.”
Barber shop co-owner Cedric Simpson, 34, was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon for the fatal stabbing of Carl Richardson with scissors.
A former federal prosecutor who has monitored police in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade was named on Friday as the first-ever inspector general of the New York Police Department.