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11 min ago | via CBS News
Boykin was arrested on February 23 for his alleged involvement in the deadly stabbing that occurred about a week earlier outside of the Che Bar and Grill in Philadelphia. Police say that night, two victims were stabbed and taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center in private vehicles. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via Switched
A Honolulu police officer was caught on cell phone video slamming a man to the ground in the Palolo Valley in an incident that could result in a lawsuit against the department. The recording, which was obtained by Hawaii News Now , is just another example of possible officer wrongdoing caught on tape in recent months, including high-profile cases involving possible domestic violence and assaults on citizens . Comment?
23 hrs ago | via The Florida Times-Union
A 30-year-old Uzbekistan man who was arrested in Jacksonville with ties to terrorism will be on his way to New York City in the next few days. Abror Habibov, one of three men charged with conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS, a foreign terrorist organization, waived his right to initial hearings for charges against him. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via CBS Local
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Yesterday | via The Village Voice
For nearly two years, Kate Chiplinsky has cheerfully photographed women - and men - exposing their breasts. It began in the May 2013, when the oppressive heat of summer was beginning to afford New Yorkers more than the usual leeway regarding clothing choices. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Florida Times-Union
A 30-year-old Uzbekistan man who was arrested in Jacksonville will be in federal court Tuesday afternoon on charges that he was involved in a plot to send people overseas to fight for the Islamic State of Iraq. Abror Habibov was one of three men charged with conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS, a foreign terrorist organization, according to federal officials. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
A Brooklyn federal judge ordered a man to prison for 36 years for attempting to drug and sexually abuse children - some as young as 3 months old - and for possession of child pornography. The defendant, identified as Bebars Baslan, was convicted in July 2014 on charges of traveling with the intent to engage in sexual acts with a child less than 12 years of age, conspiracy to produce child pornography, attempted production of child pornography and attempted coercion and enticement of a child to engage in illegal sexual conduct. Comment?
Monday | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton on Monday announced that four people have been named in a 32-count indictment in connection with the 2014 kidnapping of two 13-year-old girls. The defendants have been identified as Marcus Sumpter, 25, Joann Bailey, 55, and Jerry Brown, 57 - all residing on Classon Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via Newsday
New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton holds a Q&A with members of the media after a swearing-in ceremony at Queens College's Colden Auditorium in Queens on Wednesday, Jan. 08, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert NYPD Commissioner William Bratton will speak publicly Monday about the latest downward crime trends in the city at a time when shootings continue to increase. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via The Honolulu Advertiser
NEW YORK>> In Canada and Australia, young men inspired by the bloody, apocalyptic vision of the Islamic State were thwarted in their efforts to join the battle in Syria, so they took up arms in their homelands, staging small attacks that drew widespread attention. In London, Mohammed Emwazi was known for years to be sympathetic to the message of Islamic extremists, and by 2013 he had joined the militants on the Islamic State in Syria. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via New York Post
Cherry magnate Arthur Mondella was so paranoid about being kidnapped that he sued the city and then-top cop Bill Bratton in 1995 to demand a conceal-carry permit, court papers show. The Dell's Maraschino Cherries owner, who shot himself in the head as investigators discovered his massive marijuana-growing operation Tuesday , ironically cited the "criminal element" in his Red Hook, Brooklyn, neighborhood as one reason he should have the special gun license. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via CBS Local
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Friday Feb 27 | via St. Petersburg Times
Dorothy Murray Fagan long believed the unidentified man who brutally raped and nearly bludgeoned her teenage daughter to death in Pasco County 23 years ago was dead. So when the 68-year-old's phone rang this week in her Brooklyn, N.Y., home and Pasco County Sheriff's Detective David Boyer told her deputies had caught the man, she was in shock. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via News12.com
Friends and family paid their respects Friday in Brooklyn at the viewing of De'Von Pickett, who was a tour manager for Nicki Minaj. Pickett, who lived in the Bronx, was fatally stabbed last week outside a Philadelphia bar as he joined Minaj in Philadelphia. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via WICU12 Erie
Screeds seized at the 2011 raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed outlined plans to unleash terror attacks in the U.S. heartland -- with hopes of pressuring "300 million Americans" to demand an end to what al Qaeda called the "unjust wars" against the Muslim world. "Striking America at home is of the highest and top importance and is the main way to reach what we want," one letter said. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via The Daily Caller
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Thursday that up to 150 Muslims in America have joined, or have tried to join, ISIS in northern Syria, amid an intensive government-backed anti-radicalization campaign by U.S.-based Muslim groups. The Daily Caller asked Earnest to explain how the attempted or successful effort by up to 150 U.S.-based Muslims to join the Islamic States is compatible with his claim of a successful anti-radicalization campaign. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via The Nation
A jury on Thursday convicted a New York man of conspiring to have his wife killed as they were walking on a New Jersey street three years ago, authorities said. Kashif Parvaiz, 30, arranged for his girlfriend to kill his wife and to wound him, making it look like a random attack or robbery, said prosecutors in Morris County Superior Court in New Jersey. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via MyFoxNY
He doesn't carry a wallet -- but his parents say he's able to tell someone his address and phone number. If you've seen Brian or know where he may be -- please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-tips. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via Philly.com
The arrest last week of an alleged terrorism financier who sold kitchenwares and repaired phones at malls in Philadelphia and along the East Coast has cast new scrutiny on mall kiosks. The news had security analysts examining potential vulnerabilities in those relatively anonymous purveyors of bedazzled cellphone accessories, cheap jewelry and names emblazoned on grains of rice. Comment?
Dec 14, 2012 | via KRVN-AM Lexington
And in an interview with ABC News' Pierre Thomas, he reflected on his six years leading a department that he first started working for at the age of 25, as a lawyer fresh out of Columbia Law School. Leaving the department is "bittersweetin the truest sense of the word," Holder said, adding there's some "satisfaction" in being the nation's first African-American attorney general. Comment?
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