Even the NYPD was surprised upon learning that the murder rate has dropped 25 percent for the first half of 2013 – coming off a record low last year.
John Liu, the Democratic New York City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful, tried to clarify what was a key part of his campaign for his current office.
Jose Muniz was spotted putting an unknown substance – possibly drugs – into his mouth by a sergeant and two undercover officers on Jerome Avenue, police said.
With a string of attacks against gay men in the city recently, a group of real-life superheroes is suiting up and swooping in to help stop the violence.
Three gunshot killings in about two days has residents in a normally quiet Central Islip neighborhood worried.
As many as 2,000 people have already signed the petition to increase security. This comes in the wake of a home invasion that ended with 21-year-old student Andrea Rebello being shot dead by a police officer.
While NYC’s stop-and-frisk program is literally on trial in federal court and is eating up much of the air in the mayoral campaign, word has come down that when cops stopped doing it so much; those committing crimes also stopped doing it so much.
Anyone with information in regards to either of these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Even Kerpen of Hicksville faces first and third degree robbery charges.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting in the Bronx.
Authorities are still looking for a boy, believed to be about 11 years old, in connection with the incident.
What the burglar didn’t know, however, is that the victim had a home surveillance system.
The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.
The NYPD said that in each incident, the suspect engaged his victims in a conversation and lured them to an isolated location, where he raped them.
The incident took place on Wednesday around 8 p.m. on board an uptown 6 train, which the victim boarded at the East 59th Street-Lexington Avenue station.