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Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To End 3-Year Wage Freeze

The move granted approval for contracts that reinstate cost-of-living wages in exchange for union givebacks. Nassau’s fiscal control board – known as NIFA – must still approve the deal.

04/08/2014

New York Fire Department truck and New York Police Department Cruiser. (Credit:CBS 2)

No Disciplinary Action Coming For NYPD Personnel In Hockey Game Fight

NYPD personnel who played in a charity hockey game with FDNY members, and got into fisticuffs, will not be subjected to disciplinary action.

04/07/2014

Jail cells (credit: ClipArt.com)

No Parole For Ex-Militant Who Killed 2 NYC Police Officers In 1971

The state Parole Board announced Tuesday that Herman Bell will remain incarcerated for at least another two years. After that, he may again appear before the board.

02/25/2014

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

Police Union: Keep Men Locked Up In 1971 Murders Of NYPD Officers

The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Thursday called on the public to oppose parole for two men who were convicted in the 1971 murders of two NYPD officers.

01/23/2014

Lillo Brancato Jr. arrives at his parents' home in Yonkers on Dec. 31, 2013. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Former ‘Sopranos’ Actor Lillo Brancato, Jr. Released From Prison

A former “Sopranos” actor convicted of attempted burglary for his role in the killing of an off-duty New York City police officer has been released on parole.

12/31/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Reform Bills Headed For City Council Vote This Month

With the blessing of Speaker Christine Quinn, a pair of bills designed to reform the NYPD are headed to a vote in the City Council this month.

06/11/2013

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

Lamont Pride Sentenced In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

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.

02/28/2013

People's belongings destroyed by Irene are seen on the street - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Suffern Seeks Donations For Families Flooded Out By Irene

It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irene ravaged New York City’s northern suburbs, and it’s still quite obvious to anyone who goes up and down the streets.

09/02/2011

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Ex-NJ Police Officer Accused Of Stealing From PBA

Theft charges have been filed against a former New Jersey police officer who allegedly stole funds while serving as treasurer of a police union.

05/07/2011

City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 23, 2008 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Cutting Pensions

Future city police and firefighters could not boost their pensions by working overtime in their last years on the job under cuts proposed by the Bloomberg administration.

02/03/2011

New Jersey State PBA Shield - File / Photo: MTC Photography via NJPBA

NJ PBA Snubbing Atlantic City By Going to CT

The organization decided to pull out of Atlantic City to protest the city laying off 60 police officers this year.

01/19/2011

Angelo Grande (Photo/NYC PBA by William Baker)

PBA’s Santa Is In Need Of A Christmas Miracle

For the past 10 years, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s Santa Claus has been bringing holiday cheer and gifts to the children of police officers who were killed in the line of duty. Now, the man who portrays St. Nick is in need of a Christmas miracle.

12/22/2010