NYPD

In this May 13, 2019, file photo New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo leaves his house Monday, May 13, 2019, in Staten Island, N.Y.
AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File
August 19, 2019 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force. Police...
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NYC Subway Scare / Larry Kenton Griffin II
NYPD via AP, File
August 17, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea...
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An investigator bags a suspicious package as evidence after it was thought to be an explosive device in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in New York.
Kevin Hagen/AP Photo
August 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not explosives...
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After recent shootings in the US left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to flee the area in fear that another shooting was taking place.
CNN, WBRZ
August 07, 2019 - 7:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- After a weekend of two mass shootings that left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to believe they were at the center of a third. The confusion took place...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2014 file photo, Eric Garner's body lies in a casket during his funeral at Bethel Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
AP Photo/New York Daily News, Julia Xanthos, Pool
August 02, 2019 - 9:56 pm
By Michael R. Sisak NEW YORK (AP) — In a reckoning five years in the making, an administrative judge on Friday recommended firing a New York City police officer over the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over policing, race...
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Kimberly Dole
July 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
( 1010 WINS ) -- A pop-up shop for a sneaker collaboration between Adidas and AriZona Iced Tea turned chaotic Thursday morning -- fueled by 99-cent sneakers -- and forced NYPD to shut down the event. Arizona ice tea pop shop shut down by nypd. They didnt even open the store. #adizona99 pic.twitter...
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Eric Garner
New York Daily News/Getty Images
July 16, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Mark Morales, David Shortell and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) - - The Justice Department is not bringing federal charges against a New York Police Department officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, the New York man whose last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry in the Black Lives...
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Luis Alvarez
US Network Pool via AP, Pool
July 01, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress to extend the...
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Mark Segal reminisces about the night of the 1969 Stonewall uprising.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
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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