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    Violent crime is surging in New York City, where shootings have skyrocketed over 200% in recent weeks. The rise in violence follows last months decision by the NYPD to eliminate its controversial plainclothes units, impacting about 600 officers. Last week, there was yet another barbaric act of violence when a man went on a stabbing spree in an NYC subway. Graphic and bloody cellphone footage shows a gruesome knife attack. The emboldened stabber knifes at least two men...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Two separate rallies in Brooklyn and Queens on Saturday brought several hundred pro-police demonstrators out to show their support for the NYPD and counter the anti-cop vitriol that’s emerged in recent weeks. The Brooklyn march took place in Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge, while the Queens march occurred in the Rockaways. The only local lawmaker to attend one of the marches...
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD is looking for two men they say are connected to an attempted robbery and assault in Brooklyn. It happened around 11:30 a.m. on June 28 near the corner of Shepherd Avenue and Linden Boulevard. Police said a 38-year-old man getting out of his car noticed two men trying to steal property from his backyard. (credit: NYPD) The suspects attacked the man – punching him in the head, face and body – when he confronted...
    It was a Blue Lives Brawl, as these dramatic photographs present. Tempers flared in Brooklyn Saturday as anti-cop protesters crashed a Blue Lives Matter rally — full with livid finger-pointing and loads of shouting, pushing and shoving. Some three dozen anti-cop protesters confirmed up simply earlier than the 11 a.m. begin of the rally at 13th Avenue and Bay Ridge Avenue in Dyker Heights. They confronted a crowd of greater than 300 police supporters, together with Lou Gentile, a...
    Almost half of the town’s 205 shootings performed out throughout 10 traditionally crime-ridden precincts throughout the bloodiest June on document since 1996, NYPD stats present. With 39 homicide victims and not less than 270 wounded within the gunplay, the troubling 30-day interval posted a 130-percent enhance in shootings from the identical month in 2019. Victims as younger as 11 had been wounded by bullets that flew via the town’s roughest and richest neighborhoods throughout all hours of the day...
    Nearly half of the city’s 205 shootings played out across 10 historically crime-ridden precincts during the bloodiest June on record since 1996, NYPD stats show. With 39 murder victims and at least 270 wounded in the gunplay, the troubling 30-day period posted a 130-percent increase in shootings from the same month in 2019. Victims as young as 11 were wounded by bullets that flew through the city’s roughest and richest neighborhoods during all hours of the day and night —...
    LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) -- Surveillance video shows the moment a victim was violently attacked in the Bronx and now police are looking for the suspects.Three men approached the 45-year-old victim who was in front of his home near Hoe Avenue and Aldus street on June 28.Police say the men got into a dispute and one of the attackers hit the victim with a cane while the other joined in by punching the man in the head and face.The victim was...
    (credit: NYPD) THE BRONX, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police are trying to track down three men wanted for questioning after a 45-year-old man was beaten in The Bronx. The attack was caught on NYPD surveillance video. It happened around 12:45 a.m. on June 28 on Hoe Avenue and Aldus Street. Police said the victim got into an altercation with three men, before one hit him in the head with a cane while the other two punched him in the head and...
    An off-duty NYPD sergeant was arrested within the Bronx following a scrape together with his brother, police stated. Andy Rollins, 38, was taken into custody and charged with assault following an argument of “unknown origin” at 11:59 p.m. Friday, authorities stated. “It was a household combat,” an NYPD spokesman stated, including the sufferer suffered “bruises and scratches.” The NYPD supplied no different particulars.
    An off-duty NYPD sergeant was arrested in the Bronx following a scrape with his brother, police said. Andy Rollins, 38, was taken into custody and charged with assault following an argument of “unknown origin” at 11:59 p.m. Friday, authorities said. “It was a family fight,” an NYPD spokesman said, adding the victim suffered “bruises and scratches.” The NYPD offered no other details.
    An off-duty NYPD sergeant was arrested in the Bronx following a scrape with his brother, police said. Andy Rollins, 38, was taken into custody and charged with assault following an argument of “unknown origin” at 11:59 p.m. Friday, authorities said. “It was a family fight,” an NYPD spokesman said, adding the victim suffered “bruises and scratches.” The NYPD offered no other details. Filed under arrests ,  crime ,  nypd ,  the bronx ,  7/11/20 Share this article: Share this: Facebook...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Family and friends honored a victim of gun violence in Queens on Friday. The NYPD tweeted a picture of a memorial bench unveiled Friday evening in memory of 14-year-old Aamir Griffin. Today, Aamir Griffins family & friends gathered for the unveiling of a bench dedicated in his honor. Nearly 9 months ago, he was tragically taken away from his family by a stray bullet while playing basketball in Queens. This memorial will forever honor Aamirs life....
    NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Donald Trump for saying the Black Lives Matter mural on Fifth Avenue would denigrate its luxury. Speaking at his daily press briefing on Friday, the mayor described Trumps tweet as one of the purest statements of racism Ive ever heard. De Blasio slammed Trumps comments about the mural he briefly helped to paint yesterdayCredit: YouTube/NYC Mayors Office Trump previously said the BLM message would denigrate Fifth AvenueCredit: Reuters The President took issue with de...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City The city will up NYPD presence at “hot spots” in Harlem beginning tonight and over the weekend in response to a slew of recent shootings, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday.   Last weekend, 64 people were shot across the five boroughs resulting in 10 deaths following a week-long spike in violent crime. Gun violence in the city shot up last...
    Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was heckled by a group of protestors Thursday after he showed up to help paint a Black Lives Matter mural on Fifth Avenue outside Trump Tower. The mayor was joined by his wife First Lady Chirlane McCray, Rev. Al Sharpton, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Democratic New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the New York Post reported. After arriving at the scene, the mayor was heckled by a few men who shouted...
    ALMOST 200 NYPD officers retired this past week – marking a surge of 411 percent since this time last year. Cops are reportedly citing a loss of respect amid widespread George Floyd protests, as bosses try to stem the mass exodus and an uptick in shootings. There has been a shocking uptick in cops leaving the force amid the civil unrestCredit: AP:Associated Press NY protesters rally against the death of George Floyd by setting a cop car on fireCredit: Reuters Police...
    After days of delay, Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out his plan to combat gun violence in New York City — by “taking back the block” with some added cops but a heavy reliance on community members on the streets. “We will take back our streets in Harlem and all over our city but we’re going to do it from the ground up,” de Blasio said. “We are going to break the cycle of violence.” “Now starting tonight, you’re going...
    Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down on the NYPD’s dubious claims that bail reform has contributed to the uptick in gun violence — defending police brass’ debunked “interpretation” of their own conflicting data. “It should not be minimized that bail reform was one of many factors, but then post-March 1 overwhelmingly it’s about the coronavirus, and all the dislocation it’s caused,” de Blasio said. “There are differences of interpretation. I believe that the much truer interpretation is to look...
    An NYPD officer temporarily lost consciousness when she was struck by a fallen tree branch uptown on Fifth Avenue Thursday evening, police said. The officer was struck while responding to a 911 call around 7:11 p.m. reporting that a large tree branch had fallen on a taxi outside of 1184 5th Ave., across from Central Park and north of 98th Street. When the officer arrived, another portion of the tree fell, striking her on the head about 25 minutes later,...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fallen tree injured a police officer on the Upper East Side on Thursday. The tree fell on a green cab stopped at a traffic light on 98th Street and Fifth Avenue. Authorities say a female NYPD officer who responded to the scene was hit in the head by a branch as she tried to remove the tree from the car. The officer briefly lost consciousness. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated...
    Tucker Carlson opened his Thursday night show with a full-on broadside against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. During his attack, the Fox News host claimed the 2020 hopeful wanted to take New York’s cash bail reform nationwide and Carlson squarely blamed the policy for the recent spike in violent crime in New York City. However, the New York Police Department’s own crime stats tell a very different story. “These are the people who will run the country if Joe...
    PERTH AMBOY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A 17-year-old who was rescued from the waters off Perth Amboy Thursday afternoon has died according to family members.The NYPD responded to a call for assistance from Perth Amboy, which reported people in the water around 2:40 p.m in the area of Water Street near the Yacht Club.As reported to police, a 30-year-old and a 17-year-old were swimming.The 30-year-old attempted to assist the 17-year-old and failed.Firefighters immediately entered the water to search the area...
    An NYPD officer temporarily lost consciousness when she was struck by a fallen tree branch uptown on Fifth Avenue Thursday evening, police said. The officer was struck while responding to a 911 call around 7:11 p.m. reporting that a large tree branch had fallen on a taxi outside of 1184 5th Ave., across from Central Park and north of 98th Street. When the officer arrived, another portion of the tree fell, striking her on the head about 25 minutes later,...
    “So much might be achieved getting ready for this weekend to vary the truth on the bottom,” Mayor de Blasio vowed Tuesday, whereas providing not a touch of concrete element on how he goals to finish the surge in violent crime. Thursday, he made noises about redeploying cops (because the NYPD has at all times achieved) plus bringing in group leaders to vary attitudes. That’s it? Final weekend noticed practically 50 folks shot, 10 fatally. Murders this 12 months...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- NYPDs new commander has a tough challenge ahead but is looking to rebuild the departments relationship with the community.Two weeks after Police Commissioner Dermot Shea named Assistant Chief Judith Harrison as Brooklyn Norths Borough Commander, she has been working to fulfill his order to maintain public safety while strengthening the relationship between officers and residents.Its a mission that Chief Harrison believes she is suited for, having most recently served as the commanding officer of the...