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Commissioner Ray Kelly

Lawmakers in Albany are working on a way to crack down on careless drivers, perhaps giving police officers an easier road to making arrests. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Careless Drivers Get Away With Mayhem Despite New Laws

Thousands of pedestrians and cyclists are killed or injured by automobiles in New York City each and every year, but drivers rarely if ever face serious consequences.

06/18/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

Kelly: NSA Surveillance Program Shouldn’t Have Been Made Secret

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that Americans deserved to know about the fact that the government has been collecting data on phone calls and Internet usage.

06/17/2013

Young Joo Byun

Woman Found Slain In Trunk Of Car In Woodside, Queens

Police on Tuesday were looking to question a possible boyfriend in the murder of a Queens woman who never came home from a recent overnight shift.

05/28/2013

Greenwich Village Fatal Shooting

2 Others Questioned, Released In Anti-Gay Bias-Driven Murder In Greenwich Village

Police have questioned and released two men who were with a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a man in Greenwich Village this weekend – all because he was gay.

05/19/2013

NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk policy in apartment buildings

Hip Hop Youth Leader, NYPD Join Together For Talk On Stop-And-Frisk

Hip Hop Youth Summit Council founder Charles Fisher joined NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Wednesday, for a dialogue about the controversial stop-and-frisk program.

04/17/2013

NYPD Chief of Department Phillip Banks and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Philip Banks III Becomes NYPD’s New Chief Of Department

Banks, 50, began his career as a patrolman in the 81st Precinct, and rose through the ranks in the ensuing years. He had most recently served as Chief of Community Affairs.

03/28/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

NYPD Expands Interrogation Recording Program

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is expanding a program in which the interrogations of felony suspects are recorded after their arrests.

03/26/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kelly On ‘Face The Nation:’ In NYC Crime, ‘The Problem Is The Handgun’

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly touted new technology to detect illegal guns on “Face the Nation” Sunday, while noting that handguns – not assault weapons – are responsible for most of the homicides and non-fatal shootings in New York City.

01/27/2013

Guns seized from a car following a police chase in Queens (credit: NYPD)

Police Wonder If They’ll Need To Confiscate Assault Weapons In Event Of Ban

Amid talk of reinstating the assault weapons ban that expired eight years ago, police departments nationwide are thinking of ways to confiscate such weapons.

12/22/2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

Kelly: Terror Threat Will Be ‘With Us For A Long Time’

While giving the FBI and other law enforcement agencies credit for thwarting a bomb plot against the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the threat of terrorism will be “with us for a long time.”

CBS New York–10/17/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Muslims In N.J. File Federal Lawsuit To Stop NYPD Spying

“This surveillance, this spying, without question, was– unjustified. And it was definite, without doubt, an invasion of our civil human and our constitutional rights,” Abdul Kareem Muhammad, the Imam of Newark’s Masjid al-Haqq mosque, said.

06/06/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Muslim Groups Plan To Boycott Mayor Bloomberg’s Interfaith Breakfast

They say that the rights of Muslims are being “flagrantly violated,” adding they “cannot in good conscience appear at a public gathering with the government official who is ultimately responsible.”

12/29/2011

Bloomberg, Kelly announce terror arrest (credit: CBS 2)

Terror Suspect Allegedly Plotted Bombings Against U.S. Troops, NYC Sites

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the 27-year-old man was acting as a lone wolf and was taken into custody Saturday. He allegedly was inspired by al-Qaida, although his citizenship was not immediately known.

11/20/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Poll: Mayor Bloomberg’s Approval Rating Falls

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows a majority of New York City voters believe Bloomberg lost his focus during his third term.

10/19/2011

The Westhcester County district attorney is investigating whether Tuckahoe police let off an allegedly drunk, off-duty NYPD officer after an accident. (Credit: CBS 2)

DA Probes Whether Westchester Cops Fixed Allegedly Drunk NYPD Officer’s Ticket

An investigation into the NYPD is spilling over borders, as the Westchester County district attorney is looking into whether local cops let off a drunk, and potentially dangerous, off-duty NYPD officer.

05/18/2011

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