NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Bratton: Police Have Less Power Dealing With Homeless Than They Did Under Giuliani

In what some saw as a stunning admission Wednesday, police Commissioner Bill Bratton said getting the homeless off the streets is more difficult now than when Rudolph Giuliani was mayor.

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Police are looking for this man in connection with an attempted rape in Washington Heights on Aug. 29, 2015. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspect In Attempted Rape In Washington Heights

Police say the man stalked and attacked a 33-year-old woman who lives in a building on West 172nd Street at St. Nicholas Avenue

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Surveillance image of a man wanted in connection with a rape in Canarsie on Aug. 30, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Surveillance Video, Sketch Of Man Wanted In Canarsie Rape

Police are hoping the public can help identify a man wanted for raping a 19-year-old woman in Brooklyn over the weekend.

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Police said officers found these guns on a North Carolina murder suspect in New York City. (credit: NYPD)

North Carolina Murder Suspect Arrested In NYC

A North Carolina man wanted on charges of murder and rape has been arrested in New York City.

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Tiffany Neumann talks to reporters as she is led out of the First Precinct police station, after allegedly escaping custody and being re-arrested. (Credit: CBS2)

Alleged Police Escapee: ‘I Broke Out Of The Handcuffs’

Tiffany Neumann, 23, was taken into custody around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

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Tiffany Neumann (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Suspended After Prisoner Escapes From Hospital

The NYPD is still searching for Tiffany Neumann, 23, who fled from NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital around 10 p.m., authorities said.


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Bratton Defends De Blasio After Slam By Ray Kelly

In the book, former police Commissioner Ray Kelly writes that the mayor “shrugged and walked away from a routine and useful policing tool.


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Police Face ‘Unprecedented’ Challenge In Protecting Pope While UN General Assembly In NYC

Details are emerging about the “massive” and “complex” security plan being worked out for Pope Francis’ visit to New York City next month.


A worker is seen going after a man during a robbery at a Subway Restaurant in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

VIDEO: Subway Restaurant Worker Goes After Robbery Suspect In The Bronx

Police are looking for a man who they said cleaned out a register at a Subway Restaurant in the Bronx before being chased away by a worker.


Police search for an escaped prisoner near Park Row on Aug. 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Prisoner Escapes Custody At Hospital In Lower Manhattan

The prisoner escaped from custody at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital at 41 Park Row, police said.


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Possible Hate Crime Under Investigation In Borough Park

The incident took place at around 9:30 a.m. at 44th Street and 9th Avenue in Brooklyn on June 23, police said.


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Police: Man Found Engulfed In Flames Behind Building In Astoria

The city medical examiner will determine the cause of death.


A suspect was wounded and a bystander was killed when NYPD officers opened fire, following an undercover gun deal gone bad in Mount Vernon. (Credit: CBS2)

Bystander Dies After Being Shot By NYPD During Undercover Gun Buy In Mount Vernon

Two bullets struck Felix Kumi as he stood on Beekman Avenue.


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Police Seek 3 Suspects In 2 Separate Subway Assaults In NYC

Police are looking for several suspects in connection with two separate subway assaults in New York City.


A suspect was wounded and a bystander was killed when NYPD officers opened fire, following an undercover gun deal gone bad in Mount Vernon. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect, Bystander Struck By NYPD Gunfire In Mount Vernon

A suspect and a bystander were wounded Friday afternoon in a shooting involving NYPD officers in Mount Vernon Friday afternoon.