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    Off-Duty Cop Foils Robbery While Getting Hair Done

    Off-Duty Cop Foils Robbery While Getting Hair Done
    NEW YORK - The baby-faced gunman sought in the Brooklyn hair salon shootout with an off-duty female cop has been busted, police said Monday. Winston Cox, 19, was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Monday at a Bedford-Stuyvesant building on Pacific St. after police got a tip about his whereabouts. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital to be treated for wounds to both ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +79
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated +69
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    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout

    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout
    A heroic off-duty Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority cop got into a Wild West-style shootout yesterday with four armed thugs who tried to rob a Brooklyn auto-body shop - blasting two of the suspects, authorities said. The brave cop, Officer Anthony Pressly, 39, was shot in the shoulder during the gun battle, but was not seriously wounded, law-enforcement sources said. "He's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +62
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated +60
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated +56
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    Deputies 'Fight for Their Lives' During Traffic Stop

    Deputies 'Fight for Their Lives' During Traffic Stop
    WEST PALM BEACH — Two deputies who were "fighting for their lives" this morning, wrestled with an impaired motorist and even used stun guns before one of the deputies fatally shot the man, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said. The man's name has not been released. Bradshaw said two deputies on patrol this morning spotted a blue Ford Explorer apparently broken down on ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +56
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    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man

    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man
    NEW YORK - Two cops plunged into the frigid Hudson River Thursday to rescue a man who dropped his coat in the water and fell in trying to fish it out. Sapped of his strength by the numbing water, Eddie Morales, 29, was bobbing in the waves, perilously close to the jagged remnants of an old pier off W. 16th St. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +43
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    Copycat: Wa. Man Busted for Plot to Kill Deputies

    Copycat: Wa. Man Busted for Plot to Kill Deputies
    EVERETT — An Everett man who police believe was planning to kill Snohomish County sheriff's deputies had guns, ammunition and bulletproof vests to carry out an assault. It was to be a killing similar to the Thanksgiving weekend assassination of four Lakewood police officers, police said. Deputies arrested transient Michael McConnachie, 19*, on Sunday at a south Everett motel, according to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +40
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    Sheriff Joe Considers Entering Governor Race

    Sheriff Joe Considers Entering Governor Race
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio isn't ready to abandon illusions of running for governor just yet. Arpaio said he was exploring the possibility of determining how much it would cost to hire someone to collect signatures for a petition to get him on the gubernatorial ballot, in case he decides to run. Arpaio, 77, said the only ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +34
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    What You Can Do to Help Keep a Cop Killer Behind Bars

    What You Can Do to Help Keep a Cop Killer Behind Bars
    Michael Alston may have been known on the streets as Sugar Bear, but he’s a heartless, cold-blooded cop killer who should remain behind bars when the New York State Parole Board meets this week. And YOU can make that happen. Alston, now 54, worked as an enforcer for drug dealers. A two-time convicted killer, he was out of jail less than ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC

    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC
    NEW YORK CITY - A quick-thinking street vendor and three heroic cops stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News. The T-shirt vendor - a Vietnam vet - told Officer Wayne Rhatigan there was smoke coming from a Nissan SUV on the southwest corner of 45th ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    NY Robbery Suspect Fleeing Police Gets Struck by Train

    NY Robbery Suspect Fleeing Police Gets Struck by Train
    NEW YORK CITY - A knife-wielding robbery suspect tried to flee police in a lower Manhattan subway station by leaping onto a moving train - but ended up falling under its wheels, officials said. Bryan Feeley, 20, was trying to escape cops after he committed a knifepoint robbery on Reade St. at 1:40 a.m. Thursday, according to cops and transit officials. ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    Subway Train Severs Man's Leg After He Flees from Police

    Subway Train Severs Man's Leg After He Flees from Police
    NEW YORK — A New York City subway train severed a man's leg and removed part of his arm as he fled onto tracks to escape police, authorities said Thursday. Subway workers spotted the man in a tunnel but could not stop the trains in time, a transit official said. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the train sliced off Corey Brown's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Drug Suspect Killed By Officers After Dangerous High Speed Bronx Chase

    Drug Suspect Killed By Officers After Dangerous High Speed Bronx Chase
    BRONX, NY - A deranged SUV driver died in a fusillade of police bullets early Saturday when he tried to run down three cops after a high-speed chase that ended at the Major Deegan Expressway, sources said. The threatened officers fired 19 shots at Orlando Santos, 28, after a 3.2-mile late-night chase along three Bronx highways, sources said. Terrified motorists in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    NYPD Officer Shoot, Wound Teen Who Fired At Them During Foot Pursuit

    NYPD Officer Shoot, Wound Teen Who Fired At Them During Foot Pursuit
    NEW YORK - NYPD cops shot and wounded a teenager after he wheeled and fired at them during a foot chase on an East Harlem street early Sunday, police said. Matthew Melendez, 18, was hit three times in the upper torso and arm, police said. He was in stable condition at Harlem Hospital early Sunday night. Four plainclothes officers from the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    'Bang' Forces NYPD Chopper to Make Water Landing

    'Bang' Forces NYPD Chopper to Make Water Landing
    NEW YORK CITY - An NYPD helicopter pilot patrolling the air space before Air Force One landed at Kennedy Airport brought out her inner Chesley Sullenberger - making an emergency landing on Wednesday in Jamaica Bay. The six-member crew survived with minor injuries after Detective Erin Nolan was forced to splash down around 4 p.m. because of a mechanical problem. The ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +22
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated +22
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    Son of Paralyzed Cop to Join the Force

    NEW YORK -- Among the new NYPD cadets scheduled to be sworn into the police academy is Conor McDonald. He's the son of Steven McDonald who was paralyzed on the job in 1986. The 23-year-old Conor is Steven's only son. His wife was pregnant when he was shot in Central Park and later forgave the shooter. Conor and his fellow cadets ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +19
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    Missing NY Baby Found 23 Years Later

    Missing NY Baby Found 23 Years Later
    NEW YORK - Twenty-three years after being snatched as an infant, the victim of a hospital kidnapping cracked the cold case herself when doubts about her bogus "mom" led her home. Carlina White - just 19 days old when her late-night abduction by a phony nurse stunned the city - was reunited last weekend with her overjoyed biological mother, father and ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    WTC Slated to Get 700-Officer Command

    WTC Slated to Get 700-Officer Command
    NEW YORK - Nearly 700 city cops will be assigned to a new command dedicated to policing the Freedom Tower and surrounding area, NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday. The World Trade Center Command will not be fully staffed until Ground Zero is completely rebuilt. But the 673 officers that will eventually work out of the new command will give it ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +14
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