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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 about 3 years ago | Rated +26
  • -17

    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 3 years ago | Rated -17
  • +30

    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 over 3 years ago | Rated +30
  • +22

    '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 over 3 years ago | Rated +22
  • -7

    Anger-Management Counselor Pleads Guilty to Assault on U.S. Marshal

    Anger-Management Counselor Pleads Guilty to Assault on U.S. Marshal
    FAIRFAX, VA - A Fairfax County anger-management counselor pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault on a federal officer for pointing a loaded firearm at a deputy U.S. marshal. The incident occurred near the Annandale apartment of Jose L. Avila, 57, on Jan. 25. A federal marshal wrote in a court affidavit that he and another marshal had parked their sport-utility vehicles in ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -7
  • +22

    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 3 years ago | Rated +22
  • -23

    Ticket-Fixing Scandal Rocks NYPD

    Ticket-Fixing Scandal Rocks NYPD
    Approximately 400 New York police officers face charges as part of a ticket-fixing scandal across all 12 Bronx precincts, reports the New York Post. The officers allegedly misplaced paperwork and missed court dates to help family and friends, the New York Post reports. "Most of this was done to help out friends or relatives, or friends and relatives of friends or ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -23
  • -13

    Police: EMT's Killing Not Linked to His Refusal to Aid Dying Woman

    Police: EMT's Killing Not Linked to His Refusal to Aid Dying Woman
    NEW YORK CITY - An FDNY emergency medical technician accused of ignoring a dying pregnant woman while on his break last year was shot to death early Sunday near a tony SoHo nightclub, police said. A gunman hopped out of a car and pumped two bullets into Jason Green, 32, moments after he and a pal were turned away by a ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -13
  • -21

    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 3 years ago | Rated -21
  • -29

    Councilman Show-Boating Over Fatal Police Shooting

    Councilman Show-Boating Over Fatal Police Shooting
    NEW YORK - It took just eight hours after Sunday's shooting by police of 24-year-old Emmanuel Paulino for Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez to stand with Paulino's mother and demand "justice and a clear investigation." While Rodriguez insists he supports the good work of the NYPD and was not rushing to judgment, his presence lent credence to accusations that cops used unnecessary force ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -29
  • +26

    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 about 3 years ago | Rated +26
  • -9

    Girl Arrested for Doodling on Desk Sues City for Excessive Force

    Girl Arrested for Doodling on Desk Sues City for Excessive Force
    NEW YORK - The 12-year-old schoolgirl handcuffed and arrested in February for doodling on her desk plans to sue the city. A lawyer for Alexa Gonzalez and her mother officially notified the city that they'll seek $1 million in damages for the alarming incident inside Junior High School 190 in Queens. The legal papers describe Alexa's ordeal as an excessive use ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -9
  • +9

    Thousands Remember Fallen LAPD Officer Killed in Afghanistan

    Thousands Remember Fallen LAPD Officer Killed in Afghanistan
    LOS ANGELES—A police SWAT officer and Marine reservist killed in Afghanistan was honored Tuesday as hundreds of LAPD officers and Marines accompanied his flag-draped coffin through the streets to his memorial service. As bagpipes moaned, a mule-drawn wagon carrying the body of Robert James Cottle rolled from downtown police headquarters to the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +9
  • -14

    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 3 years ago | Rated -14
  • +2

    Enraged NYPD: Bloomberg is 'Greedy Liar' Out to 'Steal Pensions'

    Enraged NYPD: Bloomberg is 'Greedy Liar' Out to 'Steal Pensions'
    NEW YORK - The rank-and-file police and fire unions angrily stepped up their attacks on Mayor Bloomberg Wednesday, slamming Hizzoner as a "liar" who is trying to "steal" their pension benefits. Using searing rhetoric unusual in its vitriol, the uniformed service unions blasted Bloomberg's attempts to eliminate the annual $12,000 Variable Supplement Fund payout. "The mayor of the City of New ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +2
  • -25

    Losing Police Horses Is Tough Adjustment For NJ Cops

    Losing Police Horses Is Tough Adjustment For NJ Cops
    NEWARK — Mario Nodari, the 80-year-old farrier for the Newark Mounted Police, was getting Bold Ruler ready for transport. In his dusty work stall, with an anvil on the floor and a workboard of hammers both antique in age and ancient in design, Nodari gently bent back each of the horse’s legs, and pried off the shoes. "When they’re out of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -25
  • -11

    NYPD: Gang Targeted Gay Men in Vicious Attack

    NYPD: Gang Targeted Gay Men in Vicious Attack
    NEW YORK — Members of a street gang who discovered one of their teenage recruits was gay brutally beat and tortured him and two other people in gruesome assaults, police said. The attack came amid heightened attention nationwide to anti-gay bullying after a string of suicides attributed to it last month. Seven of the suspects in the attacks were arrested and ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -11
  • -14

    Ex-Con Infiltrates NYPD Headquarters

    Ex-Con Infiltrates NYPD Headquarters
    NEW YORK - A thief with chutzpah to spare almost pulled off a caper Tuesday few bandits would ever dare - stealing laptops from the same floor at NYPD headquarters that houses the top cop's office. Jermaine Sweet, 30, took his remarkable blend of audacity and boneheadedness to the 14th floor of One Police Plaza and slipped into an office near ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -14
  • +40

    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 about 4 years ago | Rated +40
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    Officer: Suspect Shot 23 Times Ignited 46-Bullet Storm By Firing First

    Officer: Suspect Shot 23 Times Ignited 46-Bullet Storm By Firing First
    NEW YORK CITY - An NYPD officer who opened fire during a Harlem melee told fellow cops a suspect who ended up with 23 bullet wounds shot first. "The guy shot at me," Officer Douglas Brightman told Sgt. Brian Duffy moments after the Aug. 8 shooting, a source said. "And I fired back." A second cop, Sgt. Philip Terpos, said Brightman ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -3
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