Mayor Bill de Blasio got a chilly reception from NYPD officers at Woodhull Hospital Saturday after two officers were shot to death in Brooklyn.
Christmas came early for hundreds of kids across Brooklyn and Queens Saturday.
Friction boiled over again on Thursday between unions representing NYPD officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The mayor also criticized the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s petition to ban him from future NYPD funerals as “inappropriate.”
A pair of bills introduced in the City Council on Thursday target the way police patrol New York City’s streets.
Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-Frisk
The alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.
A pregnant woman who is seen on video being pushed to the ground during a confrontation with police officers in Brooklyn said she is worried for her unborn son.
Shootings in the city are up 8 percent in the first six months of the year.
Twelve years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the death toll has continued to grow.
The proposal has been championed by civil liberties advocates and others troubled by some of the department’s practices, including stop and frisk.
During the trial, prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.
Michael Velez, the accused getaway driver in botched robbery that led to the shooting death of Officer Figoski, was found not guilty of first and second-degree burglary.
Prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.
During his closing argument, prosecutor Ken Taub said while the defendant’s intent may have been to get away from a bungled robbery, he was also intent on killing any police officer who got in his way.
Four detectives who were involved in the manhunt for Det. Peter Figoski’s killers testified in the murder trial of Lamont Pride on Monday.