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    NYPD Releases Chilling 9/11 Helicopter Photos

    NYPD Releases Chilling 9/11 Helicopter Photos
    NEW YORK — Newly released aerial photos of the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attack show the towers coming down from a dramatic new angle. The photos were obtained by ABC News, which filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the National Institute of Standards and Technology last year. The NIST collected the images as part of its investigation ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -56
  • +79

    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
  • -60

    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 over 3 years ago | Rated -60
  • +62

    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
  • -43

    Officer Tragically Dies After Being Shoved Over Railing During Scuffle

    Officer Tragically Dies After Being Shoved Over Railing During Scuffle
    BROOKLYN - Slain Brooklyn cop Alain Schaberger's devastated fiancée said Sunday that her life could never be the same without him. "It's like I'm waking up in a nightmare," Shoshone Peguese, 45, said with tears streaming down her face outside the couple's home in Cortlandt Manor, Westchester County. Peguese recalled kissing Schaberger goodbye Saturday night - just hours before he fell ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -43
  • +69

    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
  • -26

    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 about 3 years ago | Rated -26
  • -49

    Military Police Officer Dies During Training Exercise

    Military Police Officer Dies During Training Exercise
    WAIPAHU, HI - A civilian military police officer has died at the Marine Corps base in Kaneohe. A statement from the Marines said 42-year-old Tauveve Vivao of Waipahu died yesterday morning after collapsing during a run on the base's track. Two Navy corpsmen administered aid and city paramedics took Vivao to Castle Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Marines said ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -49
  • -16

    Retired NYPD Officer Gets in Scuffle With Cops

    Retired NYPD Officer Gets in Scuffle With Cops
    NEW YORK - A retired NYPD police officer and his wife scuffled with cops in a Manhattan stationhouse after their teenage son was stopped, frisked and handcuffed, cops said. Merault Almonor, 49, punched a female officer in the face during the March 20 fracas in the 30th Precinct stationhouse in Harlem, cops said. But Almonor's lawyer said the former cop, his ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -16
  • -55

    Man Who Opened Fire on NYPD Cleared of All Charges

    Man Who Opened Fire on NYPD Cleared of All Charges
    NEW YORK - A man whom cops shot 23 times for allegedly firing at them walked out of court a free man Wednesday after a grand jury found him innocent. Angel Alvarez, 24, had been behind bars on gun charges since a wild Harlem shootout that left one man dead last summer. "It feels real good," said Alvarez, surrounded by cheering ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -55
  • -21

    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 about 3 years ago | Rated -21
  • +19

    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
  • -42

    Homeless Good Samaritan Left for Dead on NYC Street

    Homeless Good Samaritan Left for Dead on NYC Street
    NEW YORK – The homeless man lay face down, unmoving, on the sidewalk outside an apartment building, blood from knife wounds pooling underneath his body. One person passed by in the early morning. Then another, and another. Video footage from a surveillance camera shows at least seven people going by, some turning their heads to look, others stopping to gawk. One ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -42
  • +56

    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
  • -7

    NYPD Tracks Gun in Times Square Shootout

    NYPD Tracks Gun in Times Square Shootout
    NEW YORK, NY - A machine pistol used by a street hustler and aspiring rapper shot dead in a Times Square gunfight was purchased from a Virginia gun shop by a woman who reported it stolen 10 days after she bought it, authorities said. Raymond Martinez, who wrote songs about staring down cops in Times Square and hawked CDs to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -7
  • +56

    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
  • +60

    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
  • -17

    Hollywood Actor Murders Mother With Samurai Sword

    Hollywood Actor Murders Mother With Samurai Sword
    BROOKLYN - Neighbors of a Brooklyn woman savagely stabbed to death by her deranged son claim cops refused to enter her apartment early Tuesday despite their pleas for her life. When cops finally went inside the Prospect Heights home, they found Yannick Brea slain by her samurai sword-wielding son in a blood-spattered apartment. "I could hear her groaning inside ... She ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -17
  • +25

    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
  • +32

    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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