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NYPD: This Couple Tried to
Make Off With a Basquiat
May 26, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
NYPD: This Couple Tried to Make Off With a Basquiat
But police say they left gallery without the painting
- It was an audacious and nearly successful move: Police on Wednesday said a man and woman entered a Manhattan gallery on May 14, took a $45,000 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat from the wall, and began to walk out. They were stopped before making it out of Taglialatella Galleries, however....
Man Wins $10.5M Decades
After Being Allegedly Framed
May 6, 2022 10:33 AM CDT
Man Wins $10.5M Decades After Being Allegedly Framed
Shawn Williams spent 24 years in prison
- A woman said she saw Shawn Williams with a gun at the scene in Brooklyn, NY, where his neighbor was shot to death in July 1993. The 19-year-old denied that he'd pulled the trigger. In fact, he denied that he was even in the state. It didn't matter....
Feb 5, 2022 10:00 AM CST
Susan Sarandon Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Post
Actress had shared a meme comparing police officers attending an NYPD funeral to 'fascism'
Susan Sarandon is now apologizing for sharing a social media post that compared police officers attending the funeral of a fallen NYPD colleague to "fascism."
reports that on Friday, the 75-year-old actress posted a statement on her Instagram story and on Twitter , where she offered a...
NYC Mayor Apologizes
for 'Crackers' Remark
Feb 5, 2022 9:30 AM CST
NYC Mayor Apologizes for 'Crackers' Remark
Eric Adams used term to discuss white NYPD cops at a 2019 campaign event
- The current mayor of New York City regrets calling white NYPD officers "crackers" shortly before he launched his campaign, in remarks heard in a recently resurfaced 2019 video,
reports. "Every day in the police department, I kicked those crackers' a--," Adams said in the video, receiving...
Second NYPD Officer Dies
After Harlem Shooting
Jan 25, 2022 4:26 PM CST
Second NYPD Officer Dies After Harlem Shooting
Wilbert Mora was 'a hero three times over'
- The death toll from what NYPD officers thought would be a routine domestic disturbance call on Friday has now reached three. After days in critical condition, Officer Wilbert Mora, 27, has died from injuries he received in the Harlem shooting, the
New York Times
reports. His partner, 22-year-old Officer Jason...
Man Who Killed Rookie
NYPD Cop Dies of His Injuries
Jan 25, 2022 12:51 AM CST
Man Who Killed Rookie NYPD Cop Dies of His Injuries
Jason Rivera, 22, killed while responding to domestic incident; another officer critically hurt
The man who shot and killed an NYPD officer Friday has died. The suspect, Lashawn McNeil, was shot during the incident by one of the three NYPD officers who responded to a domestic violence call in Harlem, and McNeil died of his injuries Monday, the AP reports. The third...
NYPD: Woman Spit on Boy
Because He's Jewish
Jan 22, 2022 12:10 PM CST
NYPD: Woman Spit on Boy Because He's Jewish
Christina Darling, 21, accused in anti-Semitic incident outside synagogue
- A New York City woman with the last name of Darling was allegedly anything but to an 8-year-old Jewish boy and his younger siblings who were playing in their neighborhood, CNN reports. Christina Darling, 21, has been arrested in connection with a Jan. 14 incident outside a Brooklyn synagogue. She...
Chinese Immigrant Dies
of Injuries Months After Attack
Jan 8, 2022 1:00 PM CST
Chinese Immigrant Dies of Injuries Months After Attack
Yao Pan Ma, 61, was collecting cans in East Harlem
: A Chinese immigrant who was brutally attacked in April while collecting cans in East Harlem has died of his injuries, the AP reports. Yao Pan Ma, 61, died Dec. 31, police said Saturday. The attack drew national attention during the increase in hate crimes against Asian people. Police said...
Jan 8, 2022 8:15 AM CST
NYC's New Mayor Makes Controversial Hirings
Eric Adams appoints brother to plum NYPD position, Phil Banks III as deputy mayor for public safety
- New York City's new mayor, Eric Adams, is getting right to work—and right to raising eyebrows, specifically with two new appointments. Getting the most buzz on Friday was the reveal by the
New York Post
that Adams has appointed his younger brother, Bernard Adams, to be a deputy...
High-Ranking NY Cops
Accused of Using
Fake Vaccination Cards
Dec 16, 2021 9:06 AM CST
High-Ranking NY Cops Accused of Using Fake Vaccination Cards
They're now on desk duty, NYPD says
- Two high-ranking NYPD officers have been relieved of their guns and shields and placed on modified duty for allegedly using fake vaccination cards to get around New York City's vaccine mandate for city workers. The NYPD confirmed Wednesday that Lieutenant Joseph Marsella and Captain Desmond Morales had been placed...
Judge Won't Block Mandate
for NYC City Workers
Oct 27, 2021 5:44 PM CDT
Judge Won't Block Mandate for NYC City Workers
Cops, other workers will be required to show proof of vaccination Friday
- A New York judge on Wednesday refused to pause a vaccine mandate set to take effect Friday for the city's municipal workforce, denying a police union's request for a temporary restraining order. Judge Lizette Colon ruled that the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate can take effect as scheduled...
NYPD Officers Eject
Commuter Who Asked
Them to Wear Masks
Oct 20, 2021 4:55 PM CDT
NYPD Officers Eject Commuter Who Asked Them to Wear Masks
Mayor says their behavior was 'unacceptable'
- A New York City commuter says two NYPD officers kicked him out of a subway station Tuesday morning after he asked them to obey the rules and put their face masks on. Andrew Gilbert tells CBS New York that after he saw officers on a platform and asked them to...
Debacle After Cops
Said Shakes Tasted
Funny Leads to Suit
Jun 16, 2021 11:34 AM CDT
Debacle After Cops Said Shakes Tasted Funny Leads to Suit
Ex-Shake Shack manager says he suffered 'psychological damages' after being accused
- Three NYPD officers ordered Shake Shack milkshakes while on protest detail on June 15, 2020, and went to the hospital after saying they tasted funny. NYPD investigators determined within hours that the taste may have been from a cleaning solution that wasn't fully cleared from the milkshake machine, but...
In NYC, 'Truly
of Attacks Over
Apr 26, 2021 6:27 AM CDT
In NYC, 'Truly Shocking' Series of Attacks Over the Weekend
Video footage suggests same suspect carried out attacks against 4 Bronx synagogues
- Four New York City synagogues, all in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, were attacked over the weekend, pelted by rocks in what police say may have been hate crimes. NYPD Detective Francis Sammon tells CNN that the six attacks—two each against the Riverdale Jewish Center and Chabad Lubavitch,...
NYPD Cop's New Alleged
Offense: Firing at Ocean
Mar 22, 2021 1:24 PM CDT
NYPD Cop's New Alleged Offense: Firing at Ocean
David Afanador is arrested on Long Island while off duty
- A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the Atlantic Ocean while off duty, per the AP . David Afanador, 39, was carrying a loaded pistol and three loaded high-capacity...
NYPD: Don't Try to Come
to Times Square This NYE
Dec 31, 2020 9:50 AM CST
NYPD: Don't Try to Come to Times Square This NYE
Only a few dozen spectators will be allowed at ball drop
- After fears earlier this year that this would be the first New Year's Eve without a Times Square ball drop since 1943, the New York City tradition is going ahead —but police are urging the public to stay away. The only onlookers permitted will be a few dozen...
Oct 26, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
NYPD Cop Who Blared 'Trump 2020' Suspended
Officers 'MUST remain apolitical,' commissioner says
- A New York Police Department officer who was recorded touting President Trump's re-election campaign over his squad car's loudspeaker has been suspended without pay,
reports. "Trump 2020. Put it on YouTube. Put it on Facebook. Trump 2020," the unidentified cop can be heard saying...
NYPD Acts Swiftly After
Video of 'Apparent Chokehold'
Jun 22, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
NYPD Acts Swiftly After Video of 'Apparent Chokehold'
Officer was suspended the same day
- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio praised the NYPD for its swift action after it suspended an officer hours after he was seen putting his arm around a man's neck. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said the man was put in an "apparent chokehold," which was recorded...
Mom to File $10M Suit Against
NYPD After Mask Fracas
Jun 18, 2020 7:24 AM CDT
Mom to File $10M Suit Against NYPD After Mask Fracas
Kaleemah Rozier's claim says cops put knee on her neck while 5-year-old son watched
- A mother arrested for not properly wearing a mask plans to file a $10 million notice of claim against New York City for excessive force, arguing police officers put a knee on her neck in front of her 5-year-old son. Kaleemah Rozier, 22, and her son were inside a Brooklyn...
NYPD Cops Hospitalized
After Drinking Tainted Shakes
Jun 16, 2020 8:21 AM CDT
NYPD Cops Hospitalized After Drinking Tainted Shakes
Shake Shack employees, initially blamed by police unions, in the clear after investigation
- The NYPD has determined there was no criminality by Shake Shack employees after three officers on protest detail drank milkshakes and were hospitalized. The uniformed officers had consumed some of the beverages purchased in lower Manhattan around 8:30pm Monday before noticing a substance in the cups, per NBC News...
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