NYC subway ‘surfer’ dies after falling from top of moving train

New York 10/03/21, 02:05

According to police, a man died Saturday Oct.2 while “surfing” on top of a moving metro train in New York City. The 32-year-old was pronounced dead on the spot. According to the New York Police Department (NYPD), there was no other crime involved. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, the victim ...

NYPD pays unvaccinated police officers to get COVID-19 tests

New York 09/12/21, 00:30

The New York Police Department has decided to pay unvaccinated law enforcement members to encourage them to undergo weekly coronavirus tests. The New York Post reported Saturday, Sept. 11, "aside from employing some financial aid, several members can be pulled off their patrol duty to help others performing the tests. The ...

Michael K. Williams of ‘The Wire’ found dead in Brooklyn home

New York 09/07/21, 15:40

The actor who played infamous stick-up Omar Little on "The Wire," was discovered dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, police were summoned to a residence at 440 Kent Ave., claiming there was a male inside who was ...

42 year-old woman shot dead at night on busy New York street

New York 08/08/21, 03:40

A lady with a gun approached another woman on a busy Prospect Heights street in Brooklyn Tuesday and shot her dead—before casually walking away. It was all captured in a shocking video. The event occurred soon after both the victim and her attacker attended a funeral nearby. According to the footage, while 42-year-old Delia ...

NYPD detective hit on head with stick as he investigates robbery

U.S. 04/27/21, 19:16

A black man struck a New York City Police Department (NYPD) detective over the head with a plastic stick in broad daylight while the officer was investigating a robbery on Monday, April 26. At around 11:50 a.m., the detective was attacked while assessing the scene of the robbery in Queens,  NYPD ...

New York: Rifle permit applications triple during the first semester

New York 08/11/20, 15:55

According to information from the city's police department, New Yorkers' applications for permits to buy guns tripled during the first half of 2020. The most requested weapons are rifles, whose permit applications were up 340 percent more than in the first half of 2019. Handheld weapon permit applications were up 149 ...

NYPD Chief Terry Monahan injured in clash with protesters

U.S. 07/15/20, 19:10

A protester on the Brooklyn Bridge attacked a group of New York police, including the highest-ranking uniformed officer, Chief Terence Monahan. Monahan, together with a sergeant and a lieutenant from his New York office were part of a pro-police group being led by a clergy group when they were confronted by ...

NYPD fires police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner

U.S. 08/19/19, 17:30

New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill dismissed officer Daniel Pantaleo from duty, on Monday, Aug. 19. Pantaleo is the police officer accused of using unnecessary force during the arrest of Eric Garner on July 17, 2014, Garner died shortly after the arrest. The police commissioner’s decision follows the ruling by a ...

New York police court recommends firing officer in Eric Garner case

U.S. 08/02/19, 18:30

After a New York Police Department hearing, an administrative judge recommended, on Friday, Aug. 2, that New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo should be dismissed from his job for using an illegal chokehold that resulted in the death of Eric Garner in July 2014. The judge’s recommendation will now be taken ...

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