Rogers, who broke his jaw and suffered facial lacerations, said he’s positive he was a victim of a “knockout game” attack.
The search continued Thursday night for the suspect wanted in connection with a bias attack against a gay couple in a subway stop in Greenwich Village.
Police say the suspect was picked up on Madison Avenue in Manhattan and taken to 710 Tinton Ave., in the Bronx, where he refused to pay and fled the scene.
The NYPD has begun a crackdown on double parking citywide, and will be distributing fliers to remind drivers.
New York City will drop a challenge to a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.
Laurentiu Baies, 34, and Marcel Boariu, 36, were charged with burglary, criminal possession of a forgery device, and criminal possession of a skimmer device.
Police said the suspects fled Sensational Livery Cab Leasing Services with the victims’ cell phones, cash and approximately $16,000 from the business.
The commissioner said he will be riding late-night subways in an effort to get a first-hand look at the quality-of-life problems straphangers face.
According to authorities, the three men approached the 47-year-old victim on Southern Boulevard, assaulted him and stole his cell phone.
Since mid-November, the NYPD reports 39 fire escape break-ins in the heart of the Queens community – from 33rd to 47th streets and 30th to 31st Avenue.
Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.
The NYPD has released a sketch of a man wanted for striking a police officer with an all-terrain vehicle in Brooklyn.
In each case, police said the suspect walks into grocery stores, newsstands or other shops, pulls out a gun, ties up the employees and then takes off with cash, cigarettes, phone cards or lottery tickets.
The tablets will make their way into the field over the next three months and will give officers access to a wide array of information.
A man who was once the only black member of the NYPD’s elite scuba diving unit says he endured years of racial bias.