NYPD

Mark Segal reminisces about the night of the 1969 Stonewall uprising.
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Tim McLaughlin
June 17, 2019 - 10:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Growing up in a housing project in 1960s South Philadelphia, Mark Segal didn't see anyone like him. "There was nothing on TV, because we were invisible," Segal says. "No TV personalities, no mentions of us on TV. Radio talk shows were not allowed to talk about us." So...
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On Thursday, June 6, 2019, Commissioner James O'Neill apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo, File
June 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York's police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. "The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, plain and simple," Commissioner James O'Neill said during a...
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David Blaine
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April 02, 2019 - 4:38 pm
By Mark Morales and Brynn Gingras (CNN) — David Blaine is under investigation after reports of sexual assault were made against the magician, New York Police Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said on Monday. An active investigation is under way by the department's special victims division, Shea said...
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Officers salute a procession as the remains of slain Detective Brian Simonsen are removed from Jamaica Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York.
Kevin Hagen/AP Photo
February 13, 2019 - 7:26 am
By Michael R. Sisak, Stephen R. Groves and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O'Neill...
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In this Dec. 31, 2016 file photo, Andrew Dickens, 21, of Toledo, Ohio, stands with other revelers during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, File
December 31, 2018 - 11:01 am
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too. But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice. Crowd-size experts scoff at those mammoth...
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Pete Davidson
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December 17, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Ralph Ellis and Tony Marco, CNN (CNN) -- New York police said they performed a "wellness check" on "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson after he posted an alarming note on Instagram on Saturday in which he said, "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore." Police officers met...
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The chaotic, two-minute video shows police wrestling with Jazmine Headley as people scream in the background.
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December 11, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — Charges against a woman who became the subject of a viral arrest video have been dropped. The video shows two cops trying to pry a baby from Jazmine Headley, the woman they were attempting to place under arrest. Two peace officers from the city Human Resources...
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musical artist R. Kelly
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File
December 05, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A screening of an upcoming documentary detailing abuse allegations against singer R. Kelly was evacuated after phone threats were made to the Manhattan location where it was being held. The New York Police Department says the threats to the NeueHouse Madison Square came in Tuesday...
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NYPD unveils new drone system
NYPD
December 05, 2018 - 11:30 am
By Darran Simon (CNN) -- The nation's largest police force has unveiled a fleet of drones that will be used in hostage situations and search and rescue operations, but a civil rights group worries the drones might be used to invade privacy. The New York City Police Department said Tuesday the...
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New York police are looking for a happy couple who were victims of an unhappy accident. The man popped the question in the middle of Times Square, police said, and then lost hold of the engagement ring.
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December 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- First he got down on one knee, then he was sent scrambling on his hands and knees. The man popped the question in Times Square, police said, but lost hold of the engagement ring, which fell through a sidewalk grate. WANTED for dropping his fiancée’s ring in @...
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