Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.
NYPD Commissioner Kelly said Thursday that detectives were also looking for a man in New York City. Three others are being held without bail.
A person of interest is being questioned in connection with the death of a 14-year-old Queens girl who was shot in the head and killed while on board a city bus, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Thursday.
The NYPD said Wednesday that it was beefing up security in an “abundance of caution” and not based on information that the facilities were targeted.
Gornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.
The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.
A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.
Daja Robinson had left a Sweet 16 party with some friends when she got on board the Q6 bus in the southeastern part of Jamaica around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Federal officials said visitors will now be screened on Ellis Island. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said the only way to protect the statue is to screen passengers before they get on the ferries.
New York state’s attorney general asked smartphone makers on Monday to do more to protect consumers from violent street crimes known as “Apple picking,” or cellphone thefts.
Four decades ago Commissioner Kelly was a young Sergeant arriving on the scene of a horrific crime, the virtual execution of two fellow police officers.
“The allegations in this case serve as still another reminder that terrorism has not abated, that we must remain vigilant, and that when we do, terrorist plots against us can be thwarted,” said Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
Investigators are looking for four men who allegedly yelled anti-gay remarks at two men who were walking near Madison Square Garden.
While NYC’s stop-and-frisk program is literally on trial in federal court and is eating up much of the air in the mayoral campaign, word has come down that when cops stopped doing it so much; those committing crimes also stopped doing it so much.
“We simply cannot let the streets of Queens or anywhere else become places where girls and young woman are unsafe,” Quinn said.
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