De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.
Approaching Nor'Easter Threatens Holiday Travel, Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe storm is expected to hit the region late Tuesday and stretch into Wednesday.
NYPD: Youth Homicides Down By Half Under 'Operation Crew Cut'An effort launched by the NYPD a year ago to crack down on youth killings has succeeded in saving lives, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Monday.
2 Suspected Drug Traffickers Indicted Following Months-Long InvestigationMore than $35,000 in marijuana, four guns and $21,000 in cash were seized, along with two pit bulls and a large python. The drugs and cash were found at the dealing site in Harlem and at the men's apartments in the Bronx.
Court Rejects City's Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling TossedThe city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.
Kelly: Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Some Recent 'Knockout' IncidentsThere have been seven so-called "knockout" or "polar bear" assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.
Suspect In Assault On Officer Investigating Groping Incidents In CustodyPolice said in the last month, at least four girls under the age of 12 have been approached from behind and groped.
Bratton: I'd 'Certainly Consider' Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De BlasioBratton insists he's not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn't spoken with the de Blasio transition team.
Stop-And-Frisk Actions Down 80 Percent Compared With Last YearThe number of street stops under the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy has plummeted 80 percent in recent months compared with the same time last year, and officers are recovering fewer weapons, according to police department data obtained Monday.
Environmentally Friendly Police Precinct Opens On Staten IslandMayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 121st Precinct located at 970 Richmond Avenue in the Graniteville section of Staten Island.
De Blasio Says He's 'Cleared The Air' With KellyMayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network in Harlem.
Kelly To Playboy: Mayoral Candidates Were Full Of S--tPolice Commissioner Ray Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were "pandering to get votes'' when they criticized the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy.
NYC DOE To Announce New School Safety Measures Six weeks after a 14-year-old autistic boy walked out of his school in Queens and disappeared, the city's Department of Education is set to announce new school security measures.
Person Of Interest Sought In Connection With Little Italy Sex AttackPolice said a man crawled through a window and raped a woman at knifepoint in her bed.
Police: Members Of Indie Rock Band Shot, Killed In Williamsburg A musician shot and killed two members of an Iranian indie rock band and a third musician and wounded a fourth before killing himself early Monday, police and the group's manager said.