Crime

A man leaving his girlfriend's apartment was shot and killed in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex after a rookie cop on patrol fired his weapon, likely accidentally, officials said F … Full Article

Unarmed man killed by rookie NYPD officer in Brooklyn housing complex

A man leaving his girlfriend's apartment was shot and killed in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex after a rookie cop on patrol fired his weapon, likely accidentally, officials said Friday. … Full Article

Has curtailment of stop-and-frisk caused Ditmas Park’s rising crime?

With a rising crime wave sweeping Ditmas Park, many residents have become guarded, and police are out in force. … Full Article

NYPD: French tourist scales Brooklyn Bridge

New York City police say a French tourist was taken into custody after climbing the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos.
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NYC man arraigned in beating death of 3-year-old

A New York City man was ordered held without bail on Wednesday amid allegations that he beat his 3-year-old stepdaughter to death in front of her brother after she soiled her diapers while their mother was away. … Full Article

Councilmembers meet with Bratton on anti-Semitic crime surge

"It's shocking that we have not only seen an increase in anti-Semitism but that anti-Semitic crimes make up the largest portion of hate crimes in New York City," said Councilmember David Greenfield. … Full Article

Video prompts NYPD probe of teenager's arrest

In the latest excessive-force case to arise from a videotape, two New York Police Department officers are under investigation on allegations they beat down a teenager suspected of marijuana possession after a foot chase, officials said Tuesday. … Full Article

NYPD probes officer's push of pregnant Brooklyn woman

New York City police say they're investigating an altercation between officers and a pregnant woman that was captured on amateur video. … Full Article
NYPD 72nd Pct. Officers Assault Street Vendor in Sunset Park

NYPD investigates alleged police brutality in Sunset Park

A New York City police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced of a street fair altercation in Sunset Park, according to an Associated Press report. … Full Article

Arab-American civil rights activist attacked

A leading Arab-American civil rights activist who has spoken out many times to condemn hate crimes against Arabs became the victim of a hate crime herself in Bay Ridge on Wednesday, authorities said. … Full Article

Police hunt Bensonhurst groper

Police are looking for a suspect who grabbed and groped two women in separate incidents in Bensonhurst in August. … Full Article

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