Police say the man who “assassinated” two NYPD officers in Brooklyn Saturday began his crime spree in Baltimore, Maryland.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the gunman who ambushed and killed two police officers in Brooklyn had made online posts that were “very anti-police.”
The officers, who have been identified as 40-year-old Rafael Ramos and 32-year-old Wenjian Liu, were shot at approximately 2:47 p.m., in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black Missouri teen who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., are speaking out after two NYPD officers were ambushed and shot to death in Brooklyn.
Flags are flying at half-staff at the New York Police Department’s 84th precinct in Downtown Brooklyn after two officers were gunned down Saturday afternoon while on duty.
Police union officials blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying the blood of two NYPD cops who were shot and killed in Brooklyn is on his hands.
Police have not yet released the person’s name, but they are expected to be arraigned Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday morning, the NYPD Special Victims Unit tweeted that it had the suspect in custody and thanked CBS New York for covering the story.
Police are still searching for five additional suspects after a Brooklyn man was arrested and charged in connection with the assault of two NYPD lieutenants during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge.
The video posted Wednesday shows three uniformed officers holding the teen while an officer in street clothing runs up and repeatedly punches him.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that gun parts found in a passenger’s video game console at John F. Kennedy International Airport were not child’s play.
New York rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested at a Midtown recording studio Wednesday, following a long-term NYPD investigation related to narcotics and shootings.
The judge weighing whether to make the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings public has pulled himself off the case.
Police in Queens are searching for a man accused of attempting to rape a 15-year-old girl.
There’s growing public backlash against some protesters who demonstrated following the Eric Garner grand jury decision.