Posts Tagged ‘NYPD’

NYPD Patrolling Sikh Temples in the City in Wisconsin Shooting Aftermath

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The NYPD is patrolling New York City Sikh temples as a precaution in the aftermath of a shooting in a Milwaukee Sikh temple that left seven people dead. Gothamist reports there is “no known threat” against any temples in the City, but officers are being cautious nonetheless. The blog also reports the Milwaukee shooter, 40-year-old [&hellip
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Video: Man in Ferrari Runs Over Cop While Trying to Evade Minor Traffic Ticket

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File this one in all things absurd and humiliating. Yesterday in Soho, a man in a Ferrari—reportedly the boyfriend of an MTV reality star, according to Gothamist—attempted to speed off while being ticketed by an NYPD officer. He didn’t get far though as, unfortunately, he managed to do even more damage in the process. The [&hellip
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Kidnapped Man Found in Police Detective’s Garage

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Via Wiki Commons by Adel Manoukian A kidnapped man was found inside a police detective’s garage in Queens this past Saturday. The victim was found after police traced a $75,000 ransom demand phone call to the Springfield Gardens home of 17-year NYPD veteran and member of a Brooklyn gang investigation unit, Ondre Johnson. There is not enough evidence [&hellip
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Proposed Legislation Cracks Down on Reckless Driving

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NYC street. Photo by Andy C. Photo courtesy of Wikipimedia Commons. After a string of high profile fatal accidents, ten City Council members have introduced legislation reforming the NYPD’s approach to crash investigation and traffic regulation enforcement. The package of legislation announced on July 24th includes the Crash Investigation Reform Act, which creates a task force to inspect and restructure the NYPD’s crash investigation procedures. A [&hellip
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Reward for Suspect Who Shot at NYPD Officer Up to $22k

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Man on the run with an even bigger target on his back It’s not only the police who are looking for the man who shot NYPD officer Brian Groves earlier this month. There is currently a $22,000 reward for information leading to the suspect’s arrest, which doesn’t bode well for the suspect and his current [&hellip
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Updated: Suspect Apprehended in Chinatown Killing Case

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JFK could prove to be last stop for suspected killer The person suspected of killing two Chinatown women last month was apprehended Monday while on an afternoon JFK flight headed to Hong Kong. Updated name: Song Fei Li, 34, a “hardcore gang member”, as described by the New York Post,  was purportedly fleeing after officials impounded his [&hellip
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UWS Residents Bring Concerns to Scott Stringer at Town Hall Forum

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Politics, West Side Spirit

Residents line up to ask Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer questions about issues facing the Upper West Side community. At a packed town hall meeting on the Upper West Side last night, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer fielded questions from concerned residents of the West 90s and 100s. The community came out in full force, pressing Stringer, City Council Member Gale Brewer and a panel of officials representing various city agencies to address their [&hellip
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Uprising at McCarren Park Pool: Is Anyone Surprised? Neighbors From the 80s Would Say “NO”

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At this point, the surprise at seeing Greenpoint’s McCarren Park Pool linked to aggression in the headlines has seriously worn off. At the risk of downplaying the gravity of the violence, the pool is becoming something of a sitting duck. (by Alissa Fleck) On Tuesday, police actually required backup to deal with chaos at the [&hellip
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Zuccotti Park Security Guard Plays Computer Games, Smashes Occupy Camera

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It’s just another day in the life of a Zuccotti Park security guard. The park, which remains under watch by security 24/7 since the dissolution of the Occupy encampment, is still witnessing acts of rebellion. A Brookfield Properties security guard was playing computer games in the park last night, until he realized he was being [&hellip
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