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8 hrs ago | via WHDH
Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags with bleached-white ones. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via New York Post
Cross-dressing killer a multimillionaire a Robert Durst turned himself in to Houston cops to face a charge that he a exposed himself and then a a urinated on a cash register and candy counter at a CVS near his upscale condo, police said Thursday. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via SILive.com
A video has surfaced on You Tube of an NYPD officer allegedly using a banned chokehold during an arrest in Manhattan a few days before Eric Garner died following an altercation in Tompkinsville that appeared to involve that maneuver. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Newsday
Leah Cuevas, 42, of Brooklyn, is led out of the Fourth Precinct in Smithtown on Thursday morning, July 24, 2014. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via News12.com
Police have confirmed that the partially dismembered body found on Long Island is that of a missing Brooklyn mother, and they've arrested another Brooklyn woman in connection with the crime. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via New York Daily News
Flushing: Several months ago, I wrote to Voice of the People regarding the spate of traffic accidents that had been occurring in crosswalks at the time, resulting in several fatalities and many injuries. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Newsday
Leah Cuevas, 42, right, has been arrested in the death of Chinelle Latoya Thompson Browne, left, whose body parts were found in Bay Shore and Hempstead in the past several weeks, police said. Comment?
Wednesday | via NYPress.com
An aerial view rendering of a park that could be built above the East 91st Street marine transfer station, which neighborhood advocates hope the city will consider. Comment?
Wednesday | via DNAInfo.com
The Staten Island precinct where Eric Garner died after being choked by a police officer has one of the highest rates of police misconduct in the city, according to government watchdog statistics. Comment?
Wednesday | via StreetsBlog.org
Court of Appeals Judges Jenny Rivera, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Robert S. Smith, Susan P. Reid, and Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ruled that Jose Maldonado showed concern for others' safety as he sped through Greenpoint in a stolen van, driving against traffic and striking pedestrian Violetta Krzyzak with enough force to catapult her body 55 yards ... (more) Comment?
Wednesday | via News12.com
Pedestrians stand beside a memorial for Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died while being arrested by New York City police, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in New York. Comment?
Wednesday | via New York Magazine
Following the Eric Garner tragedy on Staten Island, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton expects some changes. Comment?
Wednesday | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
NYC police express anger at reaction to chokehold death Members of two Internet sites for police said Eric Garner was overweight, unhealthy. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via News12.com
Community leaders are outraged after learning several Muslims said they were harassed by a group of young men in a car outside the Islamic Society of Bay Ridge Sunday morning as they were on their way to worship. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via Ottawa Citizen
A grow op discovered in a Laval warehouse on Aug. 9, 2010. The search was conducted by U.S. law enforcement officers investigating Jimmy Cournoyer. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via SILive.com
Here is a look at significant developments over the last 24 hours in the case of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old Port Richmond man who died while police attempted to arrest him in Tompkinsville on Thursday: EMTs SUSPENDED The EMTs and paramedics who responded to Garner after he was brought to the ground by a police officer's chokehold have been ... (more) Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via Montreal Gazette
The prosecution in the U.S. case against Jimmy Cournoyer has requested that he serve at least 30 years of a life sentence for shipping hundreds of kilos of Canadian-grown marijuana across the border. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 22 | via FindLaw
Before KATZMANN, Chief Judge, WALKER and DRONEY, Circuit Judges. Richard M. Tucker , Assistant United States Attorneys, for Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, NY, for Appellee. Comment?
Friday Jul 18 | via MyFoxNY
Police say they arrested and charged a suspect in connection with the murder of a Brooklyn woman whose body parts were discovered in Bay Shore . Comment?
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