Tag Archives: NYPD

NYPD Sued For Trump Family’s Handgun Records

Courthouse News reports: The New York City Police Department was hit with a lawsuit on Thursday to cough up handgun license applications submitted by President Donald Trump and his sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump. “[The NYPD’s] failure to fulfill their public disclosure obligations has stifled public knowledge of matters of great public interest regarding the president and his ...

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NYC Mayor To End Arrests For Public Pot Smoking

The New York Daily News reports: Mayor de Blasio will tell the NYPD to stop arresting people for public pot smoking — and launch a new group to officially prepare the city for the outright legalization of marijuana in New York. De Blasio, who has long opposed making recreational pot legal, now says he thinks legalization is inevitable and is ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Gun Lawyer Convicted Of Bribing Former NYPD Sergeant To Speed Up Firearms Permitting

The New York Daily News reports: A self-described gun lawyer to the stars was convicted Tuesday of bribing an ex-NYPD sergeant to speed up pistol permitting. John Chambers, 63, was found guilty on all four counts following a one-week trial in Manhattan Federal Court. The counts included bribery, conspiracy to commit bribery, honest services wire fraud and conspiracy to commit ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Cops Solve 1994 Rape Of Lesbian Who Had Been Smeared As A Liar By Press And NYPD

The Daily Beast reports: On an afternoon in late April 1994, a young woman was raped in broad daylight in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Two days later, the biggest columnist in New York City’s biggest newspaper called her a liar. The woman—black, a lesbian, and an activist—became the target of a vicious smear campaign by a Daily News columnist and sources ...

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New York City: Felony Crime Rate Hits Record Low

The New York Times reports: It would have seemed unbelievable in 1990, when there were 2,245 killings in New York City, but as of Wednesday there have been just 286 in the city this year — the lowest since reliable records have been kept. In fact, crime has fallen in New York City in each of the major felony categories ...

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MANHATTAN: Authorities Name 27 Year-Old Suspect In Port Authority “Terror-Related” Pipe Bomb Attack

Heavy.com reports: Ullah Akayed has been arrested following reports of a possible pipe bomb detonated in New York City. Police say that it appears as though Akayed set off some kind of explosive device around 6:30 a.m. on Monday morning in an underground Subway station not too far from bustling Times Square. Police took 27-year-old Akayed into custody shortly after ...

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New York City Cop Goes Viral With LGBT Pride Post

A New York City cop who chronicles his weight loss and bodybuilding efforts on social media under the moniker “Huge Fat Loser” has earned thousands of shares for a touching post he made this weekend on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. His real name doesn’t seem to appear on any of the accounts, but he identifies himself as working out of ...

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NYPD’s Trump Security Tab Through June: $42.5 Million

The New York Daily News reports: The NYPD expects to shell out $42.5 million by the end of June protecting President Trump, his namesake tower and his family, officials said Monday. Trump’s one-day trip back to the city earlier this month, his first since taking office, cost the city $1.2 million, deputy commissioner Vincent Grippo told the City Council at ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Cop Whose Dancing At Gay Pride Parade Went Viral Dies Of 9/11-Related Brain Cancer

Horrible. The New York Daily News reports: NYPD Officer Michael Hance, who raised eyebrows and made headlines in 2015 for twerking with a reveler at the city’s Gay Pride parade, has died of 9/11-related cancer. He was 44. The 17-year veteran of the NYPD, who worked the bucket brigade in the aftermath of the terror attack on the World Trade ...

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Emergency Evacuation At Trump Tower [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The lobby of Trump Tower evacuated as police investigated a suspicious package, police tell NBC 4 New York. Visitors in the lobby of the building at 56th Street and Fifth Avenue were seen being ushered out, video posted to Twitter shows. President-elect Donald Trump is still in Mar-a-Lago in Florida, according to the pool of reporters for ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Brazen Thief Seen On Video Walking Away With Bucket Of Gold Flakes Worth $1.6M [VIDEO]

Apparently the NYPD finally released the video today because they can’t find the guy. CBS News reports: The search continues for a suspect who police said was seen on surveillance video stealing a bucket of gold flakes off an armored truck in Midtown Manhattan. It happened around 4:30 p.m. back on Sept. 29 as the armored truck was parked on ...

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Protecting Trump Costs NYC $1 Million Per Day

CNN reports: Protecting President-elect Donald Trump and his family is costing New York City more than $1 million a day, according to three city officials. And those costs won’t necessarily drop significantly once he moves to the White House. That’s because Melania Trump and their 10-year old son Barron expect to stay at their home at Trump Tower in midtown ...

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Trump Calls For Nationwide Racist “Stop-And-Frisk” Law

Politico reports: Donald Trump on Wednesday called for the controversial “stop-and-frisk” policing practice to be instituted nationwide as a means of combating violent crime in America’s inner cities. In a pre-taped interview on Fox News scheduled to air Wednesday night, Trump was asked by an audience member what he would do to address “violence in the black community” and “black-on-black ...

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Police Issue Photo Of Chelsea Bombing Suspect

CNN reports: New York police say they’re looking for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami in connection with the Chelsea bombing over the weekend. Also on Monday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday the bombs found over the weekend have similarities, suggesting “there might have been a common linkage.” Cuomo said the investigation is ongoing, and he “wouldn’t be surprised ...

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NYPD Investigates Tumblr Page Claiming To Be From Chelsea Bomber: “I Did This For Homosexuals Like Me”

The New York Daily News reports: The NYPD is vetting a Tumblr page that claimed to be the “manifesto” of the New York City bomber— and threatened more explosions to come, a police source said. The page, called “I’m the NY Bomber,” claimed to be written by the person who planted bombs in Chelsea Saturday night. A police source told ...

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New York City To Pay $18M To Protesters Wrongly Arrested At 2004 Republican Convention

The New York Daily News reports: Nearly 10 years after Madison Square Garden hosted the 2004 Republican National Convention, the city has agreed to pay $18 million to settle dozens of lawsuits brought by protesters and bystanders who claim they were wrongly arrested during the event. Lawyers for the plaintiffs, who rallied Wednesday outside City Hall, called the agreement the ...

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NEW YORK CITY: NYPD Guards Precincts With Heavily Armed Cops In Wake Of Baton Rouge Attack

From the New York Daily News: Helmeted cops with high-powered guns have been posted at police precincts around the city to protect cops, the Daily News has learned. The move comes after three cops were killed in Baton Rouge Sunday and five in Dallas on July 7 in retaliation, authorities say, for recent high-profile fatal police shootings of black men ...

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NYPD Rejects Donald Trump’s Attempt To Exploit Dallas Shooting By Addressing Officers, This Isn’t A Photo-Op

From the New York Daily News: On Friday morning a rep from Donald Trump’s Manhattan organization asked the city’s top cop to let the candidate speak to a 3 p.m. roll call at the NYPD Midtown North Precinct. The request came in the wake of the murders of five Dallas police officers Thursday during a protest over police shooting. But ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Man Critically Injured In Central Park Explosion, Bomb Squad On Scene, Fireworks Suspected

The explosion happened close to a memorial service for Holocaust activist Elie Wiesel, but despite what some are saying on Twitter, there’s no evidence that the incident is related. ABC News reports: A man was severely injured in an explosion in New York’s Central Park today, but it was not yet clear what caused the blast, police said. Three men ...

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Gay Bicyclist Rushing To Hook-Up Gets Tackled By NYPD When He Barrels Into Obama’s Motorcade [VIDEO]

So this happened yesterday. Via TMZ: President Obama got in the way of potential true love when the people protecting him opened a can of whoop ass on an unsuspecting NYC bicyclist. Daniel Provencio, 59, tells us he was hot to trot for a blind date — pumping “Call Me Maybe” through his headphones — when NYC cops tackled him ...

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