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This Palestinian flag was unfurled on the span of the Manhattan Bridge during a protest march on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Credit: L. Mazzei)

Police Investigate After Palestinian Protest Flag Is Unfurled On Manhattan Bridge

Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.

08/20/2014

Brooklyn Bridge Rescue

Police Rescue Man Found Sitting On Ledge On Brooklyn Bridge

Four police detectives on Thursday rescued a man they found standing on a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge with a mask and duct tape on his face.

05/22/2014

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NYPD Rescues Man From Jumping Off Manhattan Bridge

Officers said they got the call of a man wearing red shorts climbing the bridge at around 12:20 p.m.

05/14/2014

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

Outrage Becoming The Norm When It Comes To New York City’s New 911 System

Documents obtained by CBS 2 show delays in calls coming to EMS ranging from minutes to hours. One delay was two and a half hours and another was five hours.

06/11/2013

Noel Polanco (credit: Handout)

Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting On Grand Central Parkway In Queens

It happened around 5:15 a.m. Thursday near exit 7 at LaGuardia Airport during routine traffic stop, police said

10/04/2012

ESU officers take up positions in front of the “Ritz Carlton Hotel.” (credit: NYPD)

PHOTOS: NYPD Conducts Anti-Terror Drill On ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Set In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

The set remained up as officers with the Emergency Service Unit rushed to the scene by police helicopter and fast-roped onto the boardwalk to rescue hostages.

09/19/2012

Cops at the scene of the shooting. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wild Shootout In Brooklyn Leaves Four Cops Injured

Police got into a wild shootout in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn starting late Saturday night into the wee hours of Sunday morning, reports 1010 WINS’ Glen Shuck.

04/08/2012

Photo of the ESU officers who were involved in the rescue. Pictured from left to right: Detective Robert Mirfield, Detective David Smutek, Detective Shawn Soler, Detective James Coll and Detective John Mckenna. (credit: Angelo Rivera/NYPD)

NYPD ESU Officers Talk Man Down From Ledge Of Rockefeller Center Deck

Police say 23-year-old Jorge Ruiz climbed over a 5-foot-high glass partition of the Top of the Rock Observation Deck and threatened to jump.

08/11/2011