Posts Tagged ‘NYPD’

Community Wants More Police in McCarren Park After Teen Beating

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

park By Paul Bisceglio   Just days after a teen punched a cop in the face and a group of teens attacked a lifeguard at McCarren Park Pool, more teenage violence  struck the Williamsburg park last week when a 16-year-old was stabbed and beaten close to death by a group of other high schoolers. A Walk [&hellip
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Activists Rally Bronx Residents to Fight Stop-and-Frisk

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Breaking News

Photo by longislandwins. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. Stop and Frisk has long divided New Yorkers who disagree over what constitutes appropriate policing strategies in the protection of city streets from violent crime. In some neighborhoods where these practices are nothing short of commonplace, activists are as fired up as ever in their efforts to reform local law enforcement.   The polarizing Stop [&hellip
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Cops Reach Out for Help in Chinatown Murders

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Cops are asking for help in solving the murders of two Chinatown residents, who were shot and set afire a few weeks ago. The deceased were Li Xiao Ling, 70, and Yong Hua Chen, her 36-year-old friend. Detectives have been focusing primarily on an “underground Chinatown credit system known as the ‘Hui,’‘ which has been [&hellip
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LES Residents’ Safety Concerns Mixed After Shooting

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Police officer saved by bulletproof vest, but gunman still on the loose By Alissa Fleck After a police officer was shot last week, some Lower East Side residents and workers have mixed feelings about the safety of the area. The incident occurred around 3:40 a.m. last Thursday during a routine patrol of the Seward Park [&hellip
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Chinatown Murders Might Be Linked to Prostitution

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Friday was an ugly crime, but that doesn’t mean that police aren’t making progress There’s been a bit of a new twist in Friday’s murder case regarding two women found dead in a burning ground-floor apartment in Chinatown. The women, Xia L. Li, 70, and Yong Hua Chen, 36, have been all over New York [&hellip
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Espaillat Attorney Could Pave Way For Another Primary Election Against Rangel

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Reporters swarm Espaillat campaign spokesman Ibrahim Khan outside Manhattan Supreme Court At a hearing in State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan today, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s counsel Martin Connor announced the campaign’s intention to file a petition that could potentially pave the way for a do-over of last week’s Congressional primary election. Espaillat lost to Rep. Charlie Rangel by what was initially reported as several thousand votes, [&hellip
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Scott Stringer’s Campaign Office Broken Into

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stringer-200x300 A spokeswoman for Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s office confirmed that his 2013 campaign office was broken into over the weekend. “Sometime this weekend, a break-in occurred at Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s campaign office,” spokeswoman Audrey Gelman wrote in an email. “The police are investigating and the campaign staff is fully cooperating with the [&hellip
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Activists Come Out to Protest NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk”

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A scene from the protest on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. by Adel Manoukian Reverend Al Sharpton joined thousands of people marching silently at a “Stop-and-Frisk” protest rally held on Sunday, June 17, organized by the Reverend, the NAACP and Local 1199 of the SEIU union. About 300 civil rights groups were represented in the roughly 30-block walk from the northwest corner of Central Park to [&hellip
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