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NYC Cops Have Stopped Giving Out Parking Tickets

Down 93% over week ending Sunday compared to same period year prior

(Newser) - It's been a good week to be a lazy car-parker in New York City. The police precinct that patrols Coney Island didn't hand out a single parking or traffic ticket in the week ending Sunday; in fact, those tickets were down 93% and 92% citywide, respectively, over the... More »

Police Turn Backs on NYC Mayor at Slain Officer's Funeral

Thousands turn out to honor Rafael Ramos

(Newser) - Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets today to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not completely pushed aside. Although mourners inside the New York... More »

NYC Cop Killings Recall 1971-72

To 'NYT' writer, weekend shootings make 'it [seem] as though 43 years had not passed'

(Newser) - The murders of NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu may have just happened over the weekend, but for Jim Dwyer, the killings were eerily reminiscent of the early 1970s. Writing for the New York Times , Dwyer describes the Macombs Dam Bridge he used to walk across as a boy,... More »

NYPD Killer Posted Threats as a Warning Came Too Late

Maryland cops were tracking Ismaayil Brinsley after he shot ex-girlfriend

(Newser) - As New York City grapples with the fallout from the execution-style murders of two NYPD officers , Police Commissioner Bill Bratton yesterday lamented that "two of New York's Finest were shot and killed with no warning." Except, as he amended, "the warning was coming." What went... More »

De Blasio Decries 'Assassination,' Cops Turn Backs

NYPD is irate over mayor's sympathy to protesters in Eric Garner case

(Newser) - A wall of NYPD blue three rows deep stood at attention last night as ambulances bearing the bodies of two of their fallen brethren, gunned down execution-style in their patrol car , made their way past a New York City hospital. And in video picked up by PIX11 , a wall of... More »

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