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    Man Taunts Police Via Facebook; Leads Officers to Him

    NEW YORK -- A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to 'catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn' has been arrested. The Daily News says U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives tracked Victor Burgos down to an apartment in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Monday night, sitting at his computer with his Facebook page open. The 29-year-old ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +60
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    NYPD Expanding Security Network Over Manhattan

    NYPD Expanding Security Network Over Manhattan
    NEW YORK - The city's top cop said Thursday the ever-expanding network of security cameras monitoring Manhattan streets and subways has played a key role in scores of recent arrests. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the so-called Ring of Steel technology has helped cops nab about 100 criminals in the subways in the past eight months alone. Most of those bandits ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +11
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    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective

    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective
    MIAMI - When two gunmen tried to rob a New York City detective vacationing in Miami Beach last weekend, he fought back hard. The veteran of 27 years on the force opened fire, wounding both attackers who accosted him and also shot him in the courtyard of a hotel on Collins Avenue. Those details of the events during Saturday’s attempted hold-up ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +56
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    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman

    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman
    MIAMI - A New York City police detective critically wounded in a bizarre weekend shooting in Miami Beach is improving, authorities said Monday. Detective Harold Thomas, 48, was in a medically induced coma on Sunday, following several operations to stop internal bleeding. Miami Beach police Detective Juan Sanchez said detectives have been unable to speak with Thomas to find out exactly ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -13
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    Undercover Cop Shoots Gang Member In Sting

    Undercover Cop Shoots Gang Member In Sting
    NEW YORK - A reputed Bloods member was shot to death by an undercover cop Thursday when a drug sting in the Bronx led to a life-or-death gun fight, police said. Nelson (Boss) Reeves, 17, had arranged to sell the undercover cop $20 of crack at an apartment building in Crotona around 11:20 a.m., police said. But once they got inside ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +69
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    NYPD First To Get Electric Chevy Volt Cruisers

    NYPD First To Get Electric Chevy Volt Cruisers
    NEW YORK - New York City has bought 50 Chevrolet Volts that will go to the NYPD, as well as to the fire and sanitation departments. The 50 Volts were among 70 EVs in NYC's latest round of buying under green Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a big fan of electrics. Also bought were 10 electric Ford Transit Connect vans and 10 electric ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -5
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    NYPD: Missing Boy's Remains Found In Refrigerator, Dumpster

    NYPD: Missing Boy's Remains Found In Refrigerator, Dumpster
    BROOKLYN - The body parts of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who vanished while walking home alone from camp were found Wednesday in a refrigerator of a man being questioned in his disappearance, police sources said. The ghoulish discovery of Leiby Kletzky early Wednesday morning capped a frantic two-day search for the child. The Hasidic child's apparent body parts - including his ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -26
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    Bar Patron Goes After Off-Duty Cop's Gun, Get's Shot

    Bar Patron Goes After Off-Duty Cop's Gun, Get's Shot
    BROOKLYN - An off-duty cop shot a man who allegedly grabbed another officer's gun and opened fire Thursday during a fight over a woman outside a Brooklyn bar, authorities said. Witnesses said the argument broke out [gate] around 4 a.m. inside the Old Gallery bar in Kensington, and later moved outside after one of the cops inexplicably called Pablo Negron a ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -21
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    NYPD Sgt. Pleads Guilty To Lying Under Oath

    NYPD Sgt. Pleads Guilty To Lying Under Oath
    MANHATTAN - A Manhattan cop pleaded guilty Monday to lying under oath and concocting evidence in three cases - but says he did it for the right reasons. Sgt. William Eiseman, a 12-year NYPD veteran, admitted to faking a marijuana case against one man and cocaine-related charges against another - and training young cops to falsify paperwork to sidestep legal safeguards. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -17
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    Four NYPD Officers Hurt In Bar Brawl

    Four NYPD Officers Hurt In Bar Brawl
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Authorities say four police officers have been hurt after a brawl inside a Saratoga Springs nightclub spilled into the street, where dozens of people began fighting. Police in the upstate city tell local media that all 15 Saratoga officers on duty plus more than a dozen from other law enforcement agencies helped quell the melee outside Club ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Armed Man Killed By Police Left Suicide Note

    NEW YORK - Armed with two loaded pistols, 45-year-old Carl Lastorino of Brooklyn stormed into Peter’s Tire and Rim Shop in East New York yesterday just before 5 p.m. and screamed, "Peter, this is for you!" before opening fire, police say. [photo:606152] The alleged recipient of Lastorino's largess was presumably the shop's owner, 49-year-old Peter Argentina, who was shot once in ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    NYPD Investigating Claim of 1994 Tupac Shooting

    NYPD Investigating Claim of 1994 Tupac Shooting
    NEW YORK - A convicted killer has stepped forward to say he was behind the 1994 robbery and shooting of Tupac Shakur that fueled the bloody rivalry many blame for the rapper's murder two years later. Dexter Isaac, now serving a life sentence, told AllHipHop.com that he robbed Shakur outside the Quad Studio in Manhattan in November 1994 on the orders ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    2 NYPD Officers Acquitted of Rape

    2 NYPD Officers Acquitted of Rape
    NEW YORK - Two New York City police officers were acquitted Thursday of raping a drunken woman they'd been called to help but were convicted of official misconduct. Officers Franklin Mata and Kenneth Moreno look stunned after hearing the verdict. They were called to help the woman get out of a taxi in 2008. The woman testified that she passed out ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -21
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    NYPD's New Unit Will Investigate Ticket-Fixing Claims

    NYPD's New Unit Will Investigate Ticket-Fixing Claims
    NEW YORK - The NYPD is creating a new unit tasked with preventing police from fixing tickets in court, the city's top cop said Wednesday. "In response to disturbing indications that some police officers failed to appear or otherwise willfully undermined a case in court, we are creating a new Court Monitoring Unit within the Internal Affairs Bureau," Police Commissioner Raymond ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    NY Serial Killings: NYPD Duo Has History of Hooker Trouble

    Two NYPD cops are being eyed in the Long Island serial slayings after investigators learned they got into trouble for hiring prostitutes while working for the department, according to sources familiar with the probe. One cop was forced out of the job in the 1990s when his supervisors learned he spent time pursuing hookers and paying street walkers and down-and-out women ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Man Stalks, Runs Down Plainclothes Cop

    Man Stalks, Runs Down Plainclothes Cop
    A Manhattan plainclothes cop was mowed down by an obsessed Westchester man who may have been stalking the officer's partner since a drug bust 2 1/2 years ago, sources said yesterday. John Dellutri, 59, of Hartsdale, began the Friday night mayhem by filming the undercovers with his cellphone as they closed in on dope peddlers in Washington Square Park at 11:45 ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend

    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend
    NEW YORK - An on-duty city cop distraught over a possible breakup with his girlfriend pulled out his gun in front of her and fatally shot himself in the head early Tuesday. "I love you," Officer Philip Chlanda told his girlfriend before pulling the trigger on a Manhattan street. The 29-year-old cop argued with his gal pal after he looked at ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -60
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    Police Marksman Takes Out Murderous Gunman

    Police Marksman Takes Out Murderous Gunman
    STATEN ISLAND, NY - A gunman opened fire on his business partners inside their Staten Island home Tuesday - killing one and wounding the other before cops shot him dead, police said. Ilya Iglanov, 48, rang the doorbell before being let into the married couple's Huguenot home on Collyer Ave. about 12:30 p.m., police said. Iglanov - a business associate of ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +22
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    Two NYPD Cops Eyed In Serial Killer Case

    Two NYPD Cops Eyed In Serial Killer Case
    LONG ISLAND, NY - The case of the so-called 'Craigslist Ripper may have gotten even more bizarre. The New York Post reports that two NYPD police officers are under suspicion in connection with the case, in which up to 13 prostitutes have been murdered in Long Island and Atlantic city. Parts of their bodies have been found along a secluded section ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    FBI No-Show in NYC Terror Probe Raises Questions

    NEW YORK - The glaring absence of federal authorities at this week's announcement of the arrests of two men accused of plotting to attack a New York City synagogue is raising questions about the strength of the case against them and how severe the threat was. The terrorism arrests were announced with fanfare in City Hall and a dramatic photo of ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -8
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