The NYPD believes the strategy could help investigators track stolen drugs and locate suspects.
Sgt. Stephanie Moses “epitomized professionalism in her appearance, conduct and dedication to duty,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement.
Police said that they have recovered the gun used in the killings. Additionally, they said that they have found DNA linking the suspect to the shootings.
A published report says the state Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” tactic that has drawn criticism from civil liberties advocates.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says internal affairs now believes at least 20 offensive Facebook comments about the city’s annual West Indian Day Parade could have been made by NYPD officers.
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is said to be the officer who used pepper spray on women who were already cordoned off by a mesh barrier in Union Square.
The take down of an identity theft and counterfeit credit card ring based in South Ozone Park is described as the largest of its kind in the nation, with 110 defendants under arrest after a two-year probe.
The Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge were shut down for hours after participants of “Occupy Wall Street” took their demonstration right on to the car lanes Saturday.
Investigators say the 17-year-old opened fire at a party on East 221st Street, hitting eight people.
The Coast Guard said the body of 41-year-old Patrick Luca was found by a passing boater around noon Saturday about a mile west of the spot where he was last seen.
Police say 354 guns including an Uzi submachine gun and four AK-47-style assault rifles were turned in during a one-day gun buyback program in the Bronx.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says the special unit will track court cases to ensure parking and other low-level tickets go through the court system.
Colleagues, fans and dignitaries are paying a final tribute to Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo.
The licensed drivers include four working for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, one of whom is a mechanic who also drives buses in MTA facilities.
Juan Rivas sold a total of 25 shotguns, semiautomatic pistols and other firearms — delivering about half of them loaded — to a detective this year, authorities said.