Crime

 An up-and-coming rapper from Brooklyn pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf w … Full Article

EPA charges SUNY Downstate with federal hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.  … Full Article
Man arrested after dangerous stroll on Brooklyn Bridge

Adams and Squadron: Throw the book at future Brooklyn Bridge climbers

After a Russian tourist was apprehended climbing on the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. … Full Article

Family of man killed by NYPD chokehold talks to feds

The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met with a U.S. prosecutor on Thursday to again demand a federal probe.
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Girl finds loaded gun on beach at Coney Island

The beach at Coney Island is supposed to be a place to find sea shells, not deadly weapons. … Full Article

Letitia James calls for NYPD body cameras

A New York City official is calling for body cameras on police officers as a check on misconduct, citing last month's death of a man who was put in a police chokehold. … Full Article

Cops nab suspect in anti-Muslim incident outside Bay Ridge mosque

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a frightening anti-Muslim incident that took place outside a Bay Ridge mosque during a Ramadan prayer service, police said. … Full Article

Man who shot NYPD choke video held on gun charge

The man who recorded video of a fatal police chokehold in New York City has been arrested on gun charges, police said Sunday. … Full Article

BREAKING: Medical examiner rules Staten Island NYPD choking death a homicide

The medical examiner has ruled that the chokehold of a police officer on a New York City man last month caused his death. Medical examiner spokeswoman Julie Bolcer said Friday that Eric Garner's July 17 death has been ruled a homicide.
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Both suspects caught in 'despicable' robbery and beating in Midwood

The second of two suspects who assaulted a young woman in an apartment building in the vicinity of Avenue M and East 18th Street in Midwood on Sunday were arrested early Friday morning. The other suspect was apprehended on Thursday. … Full Article

NYPD steps up probe of Bensonhurst anti-Muslim fliers

The Police Department’s Hate Crime Task Force has stepped up its investigation into the case of the anti-Muslim fliers found in a Bensonhurst apartment complex, according to sources. … Full Article

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