At around 5:45 a.m. Monday, police said 31-year-old Sassony Bryant approached Jose Robles, 52, from behind and punched him while he attempted to hail a cab.
He said then that under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his police commissioner, Raymond Kelly, the police tactic known as stop-and-frisk was overused and the department had become “beat down.”
A Brooklyn man ticketed for making a left turn from the wrong lane – and recorded his confrontation with a police officer on a dashcam – has had his ticket dismissed.
In each incident, police said the suspect pulls out a knife and takes money from the registers. In a couple of cases, he assaulted people in the stores.
Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. It begins at sundown on Monday, April 14 and ends Tuesday, April 22.
Police said the shooting happened around 3:20 p.m. in front of 143-07 Lakewood Ave.
A spokesperson for the TLC told 1010 WINS the town car was pulled over after the lieutenant and an inspector noticed illegal activity.
Police said the young woman was walking down the street when the suspect, who was caught on surveillance video, snuck up on her, shoved her to the ground and attempted to rape her.
Jessica Hernandez was last seen around 5 p.m. Friday. Police said she was believed to be wearing a grey coat, grey shoes, light blue jeans with rips in them and a navy blue top.
Fidel Vidal Diaz was trying to cross the Grand Central parkway when he was first hit be a 2005 Mustang and then a 2002 Volkswagen.
Abraham says he’s using his dashcam video to settle the score with a police officer who he claims gave him a ticket for no reason.
A crime spree has left residents of Howard Beach, Queens worried – and homeowners and police have been taking extra precautions.
Police are searching for a pair of men who are wanted in connection with four bait-and-switch style grand larcenies in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Barber shop co-owner Cedric Simpson, 34, was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon for the fatal stabbing of Carl Richardson with scissors.
A former federal prosecutor who has monitored police in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade was named on Friday as the first-ever inspector general of the New York Police Department.