Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

Christmas At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Thousands Of Faithful Celebrate Christmas At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Thousands were in attendance, ringing in one of the most important days of the Christian calendar in the city’s most famous church.

12/25/2013

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge ramp with barrier (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Officials Call For Changes At Queensboro Bridge Off-Ramp Following Fatal Crash

New York state Sen. Mike Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer have demanded changes at what they’re calling a dangerous off-ramp following a fatal car accident.

12/11/2013

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Bill De Blasio Names Anthony Shorris As First Deputy Mayor

De Blasio is naming the first members of his administration this week.

12/04/2013

Knockout Game Arrest

Man Charged In Latest Alleged ‘Knockout Game’ Attack In Brooklyn

Four suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”

11/23/2013

New York Cares kicks off its 25th Annual Coat Drive on Nov. 12, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York Cares Launches 25th Annual Coat Drive

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairman Woody Johnson helped distribute coats to 100 residents at the Bowery Mission on Tuesday.

11/12/2013

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Discrimination Suit At Barneys New York Is Quickly Becoming Jay-Z’s Problem

In response to charges of racial profiling at Barneys, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s a daily phenomenon for police officers to be called in by high-end retailers to investigate suspected shoplifting and credit card fraud.

10/25/2013

A missing person poster for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD Vows To Continue Search For Autistic Boy Missing 3 Weeks

Avonte Oquendo, who cannot communicate verbally, was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.

10/25/2013

Muslims rally outside NYPD headquarters after learning some mosques were classified as terrorist organizations. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYPD Designates Mosques As Terrorism Organizations

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

08/28/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Officials Say More Out-Of-State Guns Used To Commit Crimes In NYC

In 2011, 90 percent of the 2,433 traceable guns used in crimes were from outside New York state. The year before, 86 percent of the 2,319 guns came from out-of-state.

07/31/2013

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New York City EMS 911 System Crashes Repeatedly On Monday

Operators logged about 100 calls during the outage. The glitch didn’t affect the FDNY’s side of the 911 system.

07/22/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Man Dies Following Confrontation With Police In The Bronx

Jose Muniz was spotted putting an unknown substance – possibly drugs – into his mouth by a sergeant and two undercover officers on Jerome Avenue, police said.

06/20/2013

Muslims In New York City  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images, FILE)

Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim Spying

The New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.

06/18/2013

Police officer Kevin Brennan was shot in the head on Jan. 31, 2012. He's expected to make a full recovery. (credit: NYPD)

Hero NYPD Officers, Many Of Them Wounded On Duty, Honored For Bravery

It was an important day Tuesday for the NYPD, as 43 officers were honored for their bravery – six of whom had been shot.

06/11/2013

Alanna McAuliffe, Commissioner Ray Kelly

Student Named Police Commissioner For A Day For Essay On Illegal Guns

How do you keep teenagers from getting their hands on illegal guns? The NYPD has decided to ask that question to teenagers themselves in the form of an essay contest, and a winner has been selected.

06/05/2013

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Officials Call Off Plans To Move Security Screening For Statue Of Liberty

In a statement announced late Monday afternoon. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that the federal government will not go forward with plans to screen visitors once they arrive at Liberty and Ellis islands.

06/03/2013

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