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35 min ago | via SILive.com
Mourners will gather Friday at a Queens church for the wake of a New York Police Department officer who was killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting. Officer Rafael Ramos will be remembered Friday afternoon at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, where he was a longstanding and deeply committed member, according to family and friends. Comment?
57 min ago | via Newsday
Recent deaths at the hands of police in Ferguson, Mo., and on Staten Island, N.Y., have rightly raised questions about illegal force and racial bias in law enforcement. But a more basic question also needs to be weighed: Should police be permitted to initiate force when confronting misdemeanors and other non-serious crimes? The answer should be no. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via CNN
Seven men have been arrested in connection with alleged threats made toward police officers since Saturday afternoon, when two NYPD officers were shot in the head from behind while sitting in their patrol car, New York City police said. Police said in a statement Wednesday that they have assessed hundreds of online postings and calls to 911 and pressed the public to continue to report any suspicious activity. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via WIBX-AM Whitesboro
Mourners of a New York Police Department officer killed with his partner in an ambush shooting will gather at a Queens church for his wake. Ramos and his partner Officer Wenjian Liu were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. Comment?
7 hrs ago | via Boston.com
The ambush slayings of two New York police officers, coming five days before Christmas, have stunned the city into collective mourning. In an instant, criticism of the police seemed out of touch. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via New York Post
Marchers take over the Brooklyn Bridge in protest against the decision of a grand jury not to indict a police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, in New York, New York. Mayor de Blasio's call, apparently unheeded, for protesters to stand down until after the funerals for Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu was meant to give a city torn apart by their barbarous double murder some time to come together and heal. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via Queens Crap
From WPIX : A man who allegedly made threats to kill police officers was stopped in his tracks Wednesday, officials said. Elvin Payamps, 38, was allegedly on his cell phone at TD Bank on 79-55 Metropolitan Avenue when a male witness overheard him having a conversation about killing cops and having firearms at his house. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via WWTC-AM Eagan
Two New York police officers were ambushed Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including a vow to put "wings on pigs" and references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men. After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a subway station and committed suicide. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via New York Post
One of Eric Garner 's daughters marked Christmas Day by spreading personal information about an NYPD cop who was present during the chokehold death of her father - outraging officers still reeling from last weekend's execution-style slayings of two policemen in Brooklyn. Erica Garner tweeted that cop Justin D'Amico was "another officer that helped killed [sic] my dad," and directed her 5,000-plus Twitter followers to a Web page that lists A addresses for D'Amico and five possible relatives. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via New York Daily News
A Queens father who was arrested last weekend for allegedly assaulting his 4-month-old son will soon face an upgraded criminal charge after the child died hours before Christmas. Nevin Janduher died of severe head injuries Wednesday afternoon at Cohen's Children's Hospital, a facility that shares a campus in New Hyde Park with Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where the boy's mother works as a radiologist. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Detectives are investigating the Christmas Day shooting death of a man killed on a Queens street corner. Police say officers responded to a shooting in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens at about 2:35 p.m. Thursday. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via Fox News
A Queens man with two illegal guns in his home and bulletproof vests was busted after a good Samaritan overheard him talking about killing police and reported it. Elvin Payamps, 38, of Glendale was inside a TD bank on Metropolitan Avenue Wednesday afternoon when a witness, 54, standing behind on line heard him talking about wanting to kill cops and having guns at his house. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Newsday
Detectives arrested and charged Jagsheer Singh, 28, with first-degree assault on a child in the death of an infant, the NYPD said Thursday. Singh, of 205-40 Brian Crescent, was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via SILive.com
Two Staten Islanders were arrested on Tuesday for their involvement in threats against the lives of police officers, a New York City Police spokeswoman said. Yasin Shearin, 16, of Graniteville, was arrested and charged with a felony for allegedly making terrorist threats against police on Facebook, according to the spokeswoman. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via DNAInfo.com
A 4-month-old baby died on Christmas Eve, several days after he was assaulted by his father, police said. Nevin Jandu was unconscious and struggling to breathe when he was rushed to Flushing Hospital from his home on Brian Crescent in Bayside at about 8 a.m. Dec. 20, police said. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via NY1
A New York City man is behind bars on weapons charges after police say he became the seventh person arrested for making threats against the NYPD since two police officers were killed in Brooklyn on Saturday. Meanwhile Police say Jose Maldonado, 26, turned himself in on Wednesday to face charges of making terroristic threats on Facebook involving the killing of police officers. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via News Max
The mainstream media has given extensive coverage to the slaying of two unarmed black men by police, the decisions by two grand juries not to indict an officer, and the demonstrations protesting those two events. But they have given far less attention to the recent threats and physical and verbal attacks against the police. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via DNAinfo.com
A Queens man was busted with illegal guns, brass knuckles and bullet-blocking vests in his home after he was overheard talking about killing police officers, the NYPD said. Elvin Payamps, 38, talked about a plan to kill police officers while on his cellphone inside a TD Bank on Metropolitan Avenue and 80th Street at 1:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve, police said The NYPD put out his description and officers caught up with him at the Metro Mall 2 miles away on Metropolitan Avenue, where he was getting into his car, according to police. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Our Time Press
By Mary Alice Miller Gunshots rang out on a clear Saturday afternoon. The intersection of Tompkins and Myrtle Avenues is used to the sound of daytime gunfire, but this time it was different. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Fresno Bee
Photographs of slain New York Police officers Wenjian Liu, left, and Rafael Ramos are placed in a makeshift memorial honoring the men at the 84th Precinct in the Brooklyn borough of New York, where the officers were stationed, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, ambushed Ramos and Liu in a patrol car Saturday and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said. Comment?
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