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#WomensMarch in New York City ends at Trump’s Manhattan home

Thousands of women and men marched to President Donald Trump’s New York City home on Saturday in protest of his inauguration and the policies his …

New York City

Cop suspended after allegedly punching cuffed teen

A Brooklyn cop was stripped of his gun and badge Friday — the day after he punched a teenager who was shackled with his hands cuffed behind his back, …

Crime

Tech worker busted for trying to sell NYPD personnel data

An IT worker with access to NYPD personnel files released sensitive information of thousands of officers and tried to cash in on his position by …

New York City

Cop who killed Ramarley Graham tells his side of story

“I’m dead! I’m dead!” the NYPD cop who fatally shot unarmed Bronx teen Ramarley Graham said he thought to himself as he watched Graham slip his hand …

New York City

What women need to hear, and see, from the NYPD

An increase in rapes is "not a trend that we're too worried about because ... only two were true stranger rapes...

New York City

Prosecutors Aiming To Close Eric Garner Case Before President Obama Leaves Office

Officials are hoping to bring closure to one of 2014's most disturbing police brutality cases before the shift in political administrations.<p>A grand …

Eric Garner

The Weather

After Jean-Michel Basquiat, <i>Now’s the Time</i>, 1985<p><b>Slavery suffuses our present-day environment in an afterlife called the weather. An excerpt from In</b> …

Culture

How to Overcome the Tyranny of the Anecdote

While Republicans debate whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act outright or piecemeal, here are a few people they should meet: Paula, 52, a breast-cancer survivor; Namir, 35, with a rare tumor; Cameron, 44, who suffers from Parkinson’s; and Jason, 36, fighting a blood infection. They all …

New York City

Police union boss blames jump in NYPD resignations on low pay

More NYPD cops are abandoning their blue uniforms before getting their pensions, the city’s largest police union charged on Tuesday.<p>Citing data from …

Policing

Police say this man exposed his genitals to a 7-year-old girl

Police are searching for a man who exposed his genitals to a 7 year-girl inside of a Dollar Tree in Queens on Monday afternoon.<p>The man was caught on …

Crime

Jury weighs murder indictment against boyfriend of Zymere Perkins’ mom

A grand jury is weighing a murder indictment against the boyfriend of Zymere Perkins’ mom in the broomstick-beating death of the Harlem 6-year-old, …

Crime

Off-duty cop who committed suicide was 10-year vet

An off-duty police officer committed suicide Tuesday morning at his Staten Island home, police sources said.<p>Police responded to a 911 call of a …

Policing

‘We have to kill him’: Party murder suspect butchered man fearing prison

The adopted son of celebrity Manhattan jeweler Jeffrey Rackover viciously murdered a Connecticut man before crudely trying to dismember him — all …

Crime

An Accident. A Fleeing Driver. And the Hunt for a Mysterious Police Report.

“I’m going looking for more videotape to see if that’s true,” Mr. Sneed said.<p>Tishira Japa, hit by a car 14 hours earlier that fractured her pelvis in seven places, was stable and settled in the intensive care unit of St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx. Only then did her stepfather and family turn …

Crime

Army vet falsely arrested endured racial taunts by pro-Trump cop

An Army veteran's walk with his dog turned into a night in jail on a false arrest — and being subjected to a pro-Trump cop’s racial taunts.

Lawsuits

Life well lived: NYPD Detective Steven McDonald dies at 59

New York Police Department Detective Steven McDonald was left paralyzed when he was shot by a teenager while on patrol in Central Park in 1986. McDonald publicly forgave the teen, saying he hopes he can “find peace and purpose in his life.” He died this week at age 59, days after suffering a heart …

New York City

Cops Search For Driver Who Ran Over Man's Head In Midtown

<i>(Google Maps)</i><p>A 51-year-old man is in critical condition at Bellevue Hospital after a driver ran over his head and sped away, according to the …

Crime

Mom of cop who fatally shot man worried for victim’s family

The mother of an NYPD cop who fired a deadly shot at a screwdriver-wielding perp said she worries about her son all the time.<p>Djafar Tsaabast was one …

Crime

Suspended cop sues town for $75M over ‘public corruption’

The “corrupt” Westhampton Beach Police Department looked the other way when cops with connections got in trouble, a whistleblower lawsuit charges.<p>A …

Policing

The Cop Who Forgave His Killer

Steven McDonald was shot three times by a teenager in Central Park, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down for 30 years. But he spent that time preaching one thing—forgiveness.<p>NYPD Detective Steven McDonald was just hours from the hour of his death last Monday when his son, Conor, took his right …

New York City

Video shows police tackling and beating a black man suspected of stealing a car. It was his.

Pinned to the ground by officers who kneed and struck him, Lawrence Crosby screamed whatever he could think of to convince them that he was a law-abiding PhD student, not a violent car thief.<p>"This is my vehicle, sir," he said, his voice captured by the dashboard-camera video in October 2015. "I …

Policing

NYPD K-9 Hunter, police dog who helped in Haiti, dead at 11

In his eight years with the NYPD, canine officer Hunter sniffed out illegal guns, while bringing joy to children of all ages.<p>Hunter, an 11-year-old …

Dogs

Man shot dead by police after threatening mother with screwdriver

A man was fatally shot by police in Queens Saturday morning after he menaced his mother with a screwdriver, officials said.<p>Police responded to a home …

Policing

Police Officers Fatally Shoot a Man Threatening His Mother With a Screwdriver in Queens

Iva Westbrooke, a retiree who lives in the neighborhood, was out walking her dog later on Saturday. “We’re trying to understand why he’s dead,” she said. “We don’t have anything like this happen here, ever.”<p>Police officers fatally shot a man who was threatening his mother with a screwdriver at a …

Policing

Manhattan Traffic: Roads Closed In Midtown, Traffic 'Frozen' For NYPD Cop's Funeral

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Expect heavier-than-usual traffic in Midtown Manhattan this morning and into the afternoon, as the funeral for NYPD hero cop Steven McDonald has roads closed surrounding St. Patrick's Cathedral.<p>WCBS said traffic was "frozen" from 56th St. down to 46th St. down 5th and …

New York City

Marchers brave cold, rain for MLK march in DC

WASHINGTON — Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington on Saturday as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against President-elect Donald Trump.<p>Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton had organized Saturday's "We Shall Not …

Black Culture

Watch Live Stream: Funeral Of Steven McDonald, NYPD Hero Cop Who Forgave Would-Be Killer

Road closures were also in effect for the funeral services, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

New York City

Last active NYPD officer to serve in Vietnam retires

The last active NYPD officer who served in the Vietnam War retired Friday after 18 years as a cop.<p>Thomas Ollis, 66, was honored with a “walkout …

New York City

Boy pulls gun on classmate and demands Chicken McNugget, NYPD says

A 12-year-old New York City boy is accused of pulling a gun on a classmate and demanding that she give him her chicken nugget.<p>NYPD say the boy first approached the girl inside a McDonald's in Harlem on Tuesday and asked her for one of her Chicken McNuggets. When the girl refused, police say the boy …

Crime

Officer’s Funeral Recalls a Rougher New York, and One Man’s Forgiveness

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misstated the extent of Officer McDonald’s paralysis in one instance. He was a quadriplegic, not a paraplegic.<p>For the past 31 years, Officer Steven McDonald served the New York City Police …

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