An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley began his Saturday, by making anti-police threats online.
The Yankees — thanks to late owner George Steinbrenner — are stepping up to the plate for the family of Rafael Ramos, one of two NYPD officers murdered during an ambush in Brooklyn.
A timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Ten seconds later, MSG’s public address announcer introduced the color guard for the national anthem — four members of the NYPD, who walked onto the ice to a rousing ovation.
Four state lawmakers are proposing that all police cars in New York state be retrofitted with bullet-proof glass after two New York City officers were gunned down in their car.
Sheldon Richardson, the Jets defensive lineman who has been critical of law enforcement in the past, spoke Sunday in support of slain officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
Police say the man who “assassinated” two NYPD officers in Brooklyn Saturday began his crime spree in Baltimore, Maryland.
He kept the hat on in the tunnel before introductions and held it over his heart during the national anthem. The Jets also held a moment of silence.
Richard Gonzales, Ramos’ first cousin said it’s time for the city to come together and forgive the killer.
Raymond Leonardo, 17, has been charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, menacing a police officer and reckless endangerment
Cardinal Timothy Dolan called the death of two police officers ambushed in their car “brutal and irrational” and expressed his solidarity and love for their fellow officers.
According to officials, police were called to 116 Grove St. at around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday.
The deadly shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn has prompted police departments around the New York area to take precautions.
Police have arrested a wanted female suspect in the assault of two NYPD lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge during protests of the Eric Garner grand jury decision.