Philip Banks III

Mingdong Chen(credit:Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Suspect Arraigned In Stabbing Deaths Of Brooklyn Mom, 4 Kids

Mingdong Chen, 25, did not enter a plea at his arraignment on Monday. He is charged with killing his cousin’s wife and her children in Sunset Park on Saturday. A judge ordered him held without bail.


NYPD Chief of Department Phillip Banks and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Philip Banks III Becomes NYPD’s New Chief Of Department

Banks, 50, began his career as a patrolman in the 81st Precinct, and rose through the ranks in the ensuing years. He had most recently served as Chief of Community Affairs.


Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and NYPD Chief of Department Joseph Esposito (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYPD’s Highest-Ranking Officer Is Retiring

Chief of Department Joseph Esposito is hanging up his uniform Wednesday after 44 years of service.