Pat Lynch

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Jurors Find Lamont Pride Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

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.

02/11/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Prosecutor Urges Jurors To Just Weigh Facts In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case

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.

02/06/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case To Testify Against Murder Suspect

Four detectives who were involved in the manhunt for Det. Peter Figoski’s killers testified in the murder trial of Lamont Pride on Monday.

02/04/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Under Way For Suspects Charged In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Lamont Pride ambushed Officer Peter Figoski and shot him point-blank in the head on Dec. 12, 2011, while Figoski and his partner were responding to a burglary call in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.

01/24/2013

NYPD officer Richard Haste (center) arraigned in the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in Bronx Supreme Court in New York on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Pool Photo/Richard Drew)

NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter In Shooting Of Ramarley Graham

Officer Richard Haste was released on $50,000 bail Wednesday morning after turning himself in to face manslaughter charges in the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.

06/13/2012

Ramarley Graham (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Officer Who Shot Ramarley Graham To Be Charged Wednesday

Officer Richard Haste, 30, is expected to surrender on Wednesday morning on a first-degree manslaughter charge. Sources told CBS 2, Haste will be suspended from the NYPD once he turns himself in and is placed under arrest.

06/11/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

City Agrees To Turn Over 9/11 Health Information To Mount Sinai

Pending a confidentiality agreement, the health information of more that 300 police department personnel who developed cancer after working at the World Trade Center site will be given to Mount Sinai Medical Center.

03/20/2012

Luis Ortiz, Kevin Brennan (credit: CBS 2)

Tensions Run High Inside Brooklyn Court As Det. Kevin Brennan Stares Down Accused Shooter

In a dramatic, silent confrontation, when Ortiz turned to blow that kiss, he could also see officer Brennan — standing beside his wife Janet — staring him down from across the courtroom.

02/27/2012

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Uniform Helping Doctors Find Source Of Illness

A uniform worn by a member of the NYPD on 9/11 is helping doctors figure out exactly what made fist responders sick and there’s hope it could help some of them get better.

02/13/2012

Fellow NYPD officers lower the flag to half-staff on Long Island Tuesday in honor of slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Handout)

Hundreds Attend Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

A sea of blue is descending on the Long Island community of Babylon this weekend as hundreds of police officers pay tribute to their fallen colleague, Peter Figoski, who was shot and killed last Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.

12/17/2011

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

5 Indicted On Murder Charges In Officer Peter Figoski’s Death

Though the suspects were not required to appear in court, they showed up and were met by a sea of blue.

12/16/2011

Ray Kelly  (credit: CBS 2); Figoski (credit: NYPD); Lynch (credit: CBS 2)

Commissioner Kelly, PBA President Lynch Remember Slain Officer Peter Figoski

When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”

12/14/2011

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Push Continues For Cancer Coverage Under 9/11 Health Bill

Federal lawmakers are calling on the administrator of the national Sept. 11 health program to consider adding cancer to a list of diseases that qualify for assistance.

09/07/2011

Arturo Gatti enters the ring (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Experts: Late Boxer Arturo Gatti Was Murdered In 2009, Didn’t Commit Suicide

Forensic experts presented a report Wednesday gleaned during a 10-month investigation spearheaded by Gatti’s former manager Pat Lynch.

09/07/2011

From left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand,  John Feal, and Sen. Charles Schumer raise their arms during a news conference, on Capitol Hill after Senate passage of a bill to assist 9/11 First Responders. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Officials Rejoice In Passing Of 9/11 Health Bill

It was a dramatic day long awaited at Ground Zero as police officers, firefighters, first responders and other emergency officials joined with politicians to celebrate the passing of the James Zagroda Bill, also known as the 9/11 health bill.

12/23/2010

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