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    A man driving a vehicle stolen from the NYPD on I-87 attempted to flee on foot after being involved in a one-car crash in Rockland County, New York State Police said. New York State Police troopers responded to a stretch of I-87 in Clarkstown, where there was a report of a rollover crash involving a stolen 1997 Toyota Avalon that had been taken by the NYPD. A witness observed the driver, police said, who appeared to be injured, and provided...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Police are investigating an anti-Semitic incident in Forest Hills, where a vehicle was found vandalized with the carving of a swastika on July 3, according to authorities. The crime, reported to the police at the 112th Precinct at around 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, is being investigated by the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.  According to authorities, a 61-year-old man...
    THE BRONX, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD released new video that shows a police vehicle getting hit by gunfire in The Bronx. It happened late Saturday night, just before midnight, outside the 40th precinct on Alexander Avenue and East 138th Street in Mott Haven. In the video, you can see the bullet going through the police SUV’s windshield. There were two officers inside the vehicle, according to police. One officer suffered cuts to the face; the other was treated for...
    This is the moment a marked NYPD vehicle was shot outside a Bronx station house late Saturday, narrowly missing two cops inside, new video shows. The department SUV pulled up to a barricade outside Mott Haven’s 40th Precinct just before midnight on the Fourth of July when a bullet whizzed into its windshield, according to police. Chilling surveillance video from above shows a puff of debris shoot up from the windshield at the moment the round punched through the windshield....
    This is the moment a marked NYPD vehicle was shot outside a Bronx station house late Saturday, narrowly missing two cops inside, new video shows. The department SUV pulled up to a barricade outside Mott Haven’s 40th Precinct just before midnight on the Fourth of July when a bullet whizzed into its windshield, according to police. Chilling surveillance video from above shows a puff of debris shoot up from the windshield at the moment the round punched through the windshield....
    MOTT HAVEN, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are investigating a bullet that struck the windshield of a marked NYPD vehicle with two officers inside.The incident happened Saturday night at 257th Street in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.Authorities say a male officer was injured by shattered glass while a female officer was treated at the hospital after having a ringing sensation in her ear.Its unclear if the officers were targeted.No arrests have been made thus far.----------* More Bronx news* Send...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have made another arrest in the Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD vehicles in Brooklyn. This screengrab allegedly shows Samantha Shader hurling a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle. (credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office) Authorities now say 29-year-old Timothy Amerman admitted to giving the flammable projectile to another suspect in the May 29 attack. RELATED STORY: 3 People Accused Of Throwing Molotov Cocktails At Police Appear In Court Samantha Shader, 27, is accused of throwing the Molotov...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- A man from Ulster County who prosecutors say provided the bottle used to make a Molotov cocktail which was then thrown at an NYPD van was arrested Friday.Timothy Amerman, 29, had an initial appearance Saturday in Albany and was detained.According to a criminal complaint, investigators searched Samantha Shaders vehicle and found a note addressed to her with Amermans fingerprint on it which read in part I found a few more glass bottles... Love, Tim.Shader, 27, is...
    A pair of attorneys who have been charged with throwing a molotov cocktail at a packed New York City Police Department (NYPD) vehicle during riots have been released on bail. Colinford Mattis, 32-years-old, and Urooj Rahman, 31-years-old, were released on bail in New York City this week thanks to a ruling by an appeals court. The pair were previously ordered back to jail last month while they await trial. Rahman, federal prosecutors allege, was recorded on surveillance footage throwing a...
    The New York Police Department is investigating a double homicide after two men were found dead inside a vehicle, shot in the back of their heads.  Police officers responded to the scene on Sedgwick Avenue near Depot Place next to the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx after receiving a call at 1.07am.  When they arrived, officers discovered a large crowd surrounding the vehicle, the New York Daily News reports.  Officers responded to the scene on Sedgwick Avenue near...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Two attorneys charged with tossing a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn during the height of the George Floyd protests have been released on bail to home confinement.An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a decision made on June 5 to revoke the bond of Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis.Prosecutors had argued the two suspects were a continued danger to society. Four officers escaped the police vehicle in Fort Greene after Rahman...
    A FEDERAL appeals court ruled that the two lawyers accused of hurling a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle can be released on bail pending their trial. Colinford Mattis, 32 and Urooj Rahman, 31, both came up with the $250,000 bonds needed to secure their release earlier this month, only for federal prosecutors to appeal the offer of bail leaving the pair locked inside the Metropolitan Detention Center. 3 Colinford Mattis, on the left and Urooj Rahman on the...
    The two Brooklyn lawyers charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at a marked NYPD vehicle during the George Floyd protests may go free on bail as the case moves forward, a federal appeals panel affirmed Tuesday. Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman both came up with the $250,000 bonds needed to secure their release earlier this month, only for federal prosecutors to appeal the offer of bail, leaving the pair locked in a state of legal limbo — and the Metropolitan...
    A teenager is facing an arson charge for allegedly attempting to torch an NYPD cruiser, federal officials announced. Queens resident Victor Sanchez-Santa, 19, has been arrested and charged after he was caught on surveillance video attempting to destroy the police car in midtown Manhattan earlier this month, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman said. According to a complaint filed by the Southern District of New York Court, at approximately 1:25 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9, Sanchez-Santa stopped his Honda beside a marked...
    A Queens man was charged Thursday for allegedly attempting to light an NYPD vehicle on fire last week, amid wider protests against police brutality in the city, prosecutors said. Victor Sanchez-Santa, 19, was arrested in his home around 6:30 a.m. Thursday and charged with attempted arson. He faces up to 20 years in prison if he’s convicted. NYPD cruiser on the 5th Avenue According to the charges, Sanchez-Santa selected a police car in the early morning...
    Two Brooklyn lawyers, and a third upstate New York woman, accused of targeting the NYPD with Molotov cocktails during protests last month were indicted in federal court on Friday. They face life in prison if convicted on every charge. Lawyers Urooj Rahman, 31, and Colinford Mattis, 32, are accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a parked NYPD vehicle during violent protests in late May. NYPD surveillance recorded Rahman allegedly tossing the incendiary device before fleeing the area....
    A homeless man in Brooklyn faces 20 years in prison for allegedly setting fire to an unmarked police car last week. Federal prosecutors believe Michael Rodriguez, 32, was caught on surveillance footage at around 4:30 a.m. last Tuesday methodically setting fire to the sedan parked outside of 259 Devoe Street, near the corner of Olive Street in Williamsburg. The car was NYPD-owned and assigned to a captain in the department, who had parked the car on the residential street for...
    New York City police are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in connection to a police-involved shootout that damaged an NYPD vehicle Wednesday evening. Two officers in a marked patrol vehicle encountered two men in Queens at the intersection of Beach Channel Drive and Dix Avenue around 5:40 p.m., an NYPD spokesman told Fox News. NYC POLICE UNION PRESIDENT DEFENDS OFFICERS: THE MEDIA IS PORTRAYING US AS THE ENEMY One of them was allegedly shooting at the other, who ran toward...
    A pair of lawyers charged with throwing a Molotov cocktail into a New York City police vehicle amid civil unrest last weekend was back in federal custody Friday after a federal court sided with prosecutors in keeping them detained. The ruling from the three-member Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision to release Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman to home confinement with GPS monitoring pending bail. Mattis, 32, and Rahman, 31, are accused of firebombing an unoccupied NYPD vehicle early Saturday as clashes between...
    Most cars and trucks will be barred from Manhattan below 96th Street when New York City’s curfew begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, the NYPD announced. “At 8pm tonight when the #curfew begins in #NYC, there will be NO vehicular traffic allowed south of 96th Street in Manhattan — with the exception of residents, essential workers, busses (sic), and truck deliveries,” NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan tweeted. The announcement comes after the city saw widespread looting Monday night. It...
    A shocking video posted on social media shows a New York City police officer being struck by a vehicle early Tuesday in what appears to be a deliberate hit-and-run. The video shows a dark-colored vehicle driving straight toward the officer and striking him, then shows the officer flying up against a nearby vehicle before landing in the street as both vehicles drive away. Several people, possibly other police officers, are seen rushing to the victim’s aid. NYPD SEEKS PAIR WHO...
    An NYPD officer was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, law enforcement sources said. The officer was mowed down at the intersection of East 170th Street and Walton Avenue in Mt. Eden by the driver of a dark sedan, according to dramatic footage of the incident. The officer was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was expected to survive, sources said. The recording of the hit-and-run, which was posted to Twitter, showed the cop get...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Two attorneys charged with firebombing a police vehicle amid the unrest convulsing New York City were granted bail Monday over the objections of federal prosecutors who warned the pair might “return to rioting.” “One night of behavior is not a basis on which to reject somebody’s ability to make rational decisions,” U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Gold said. Colinford Mattis, a 32-year-old corporate attorney, and Urooj Rahman, 31 year-old human rights lawyer, are accused of torching a...
    A Ivy League-educated lawyer and member of a Brooklyn community board was among those arrested for hurling a Molotov cocktail at a marked NYPD vehicle amid George Floyd protests, it was revealed Sunday. AT LEAST 60 SECRET SERVICE AGENTS INJURED Colinford Mattis, 32, was allegedly behind the wheel of a tan minivan as his passenger, fellow attorney Urooj Rahman, allegedly hurled the incendiary at an empty NYPD vehicle outside the 88th Precinct station house in Fort Greene early on Saturday....
    BROOKLYN, NY -- An NYPD vehicle drove into a crowd of protesters in Brooklyn Saturday.One NYPD vehicle can be seen parked against a barrier in the middle of the street when a second NYPD vehicle drives into a large group. “NY’s Finest”. Disgusting. #BlackLivesMatter #riots2020 #JusticeForGeorgeFlyod pic.twitter.com/GP5vcXRlqy— Marco (@chieffymac11) May 31, 2020A law enforcement official said the officer hit the gas after realizing a flaming bag was on top of the vehicle.NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio later said police were...