Posts Tagged ‘NYPD’

NYPD’s Ray Kelly Interrogated Over Muslim Surveillance, Counterterrorism Dollars

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

A recent Quinnipiac poll shows most New Yorkers support Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, but that didn’t stop City Council members this morning from blasting him over the NYPD’s counterterrorism efforts and its stop-and-frisk policy. And while Kelly challenged stop-and-frisk critics to come up with a better way to keep guns off the streets and bring [&hellip
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Shuttered Papasito Rallies Against NYPD Treatment

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Breaking News, Business, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW.Papasitos.Rally.as Last Thursday, over 100 people rallied at One Police Plaza to protest what they say is unfair treatment by the NYPD of Hispanic-owned small businesses, spurred by the recent shuttering of Papasito Mexican Grill & Agave Bar on the Upper West Side. Last Friday, police shut down the restaurant, which has been the subject of [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Gadget Bonanza

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown

Illustration by Evan Soares Gadget Bonanza A Chambers Street electronics store was broken into on a recent Sunday morning by a group of enterprising thieves. According to police, the perps, who remain at large, successfully and carefully removed the glass from the front door of the shop and proceeded to steal around $25,000 worth of electronics. Their loot included [&hellip
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HIV/AIDS Protesters Arrested Near Zuccotti Park on World AIDS Day

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Roughly 10 people associated with a rally to support housing funding for those living with HIV/AIDS were arrested this morning at the intersection of Broadway and Park Place. Occupy Wall Street members teamed up with the rally’s organizers Housing Works, VOCAL-NY and Health GAP to celebrate World AIDS Day, while also protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s [&hellip
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Movement Remains Despite Cleanup

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

Nearly two days shy of its two-month anniversary, the encampment at Zuccotti Park dubbed Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was cleared out by members of the New York Police Department in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 15. At a press conference later in the day, Mayor Michael Bloomberg noted that health and safety concerns [&hellip
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