Crime

The medical examiner's office has not yet determined what caused the death of a New York City man who appeared to be held in a chokehold as police attempted to arrest him. … Full Article

Reward offered to help find suspect in fatal stabbings of East New York children

East New York
Political leaders and anti-violence advocates in East New York are offering a monetary award for information leading to the apprehension of a suspect in Sunday’s fatal stabbing incident at the Boulevard Houses that claimed six-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto and left seven-year-old Mikayla Capers i … Full Article

Williamsburg Buzzkill: Cops target bicyclists exiting the Bridge

Williamsburg
On the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge, trouble awaits riders ready to rejoice at their pedaling prowess and continue westward along Delancey Street through Manhattan. … Full Article

Fire union official: We could have saved Brooklyn cop

Coney Island
A Fire Department union official says poor communication between police and firefighters was a factor in a police officer's death at a Brooklyn fire. … Full Article

Brooklyn Congressman to NY Police: Too many pot arrests

Brooklyn Boro
A Brooklyn congressman pressed police to reduce low-level marijuana arrests after new numbers suggested little change under a mayoral administration that vowed to lower them. … Full Article

NYPD hands out over 1,000 summonses in two-day speeding initiative

New York City
The New York City Police Department today announced the results of a speeding initiative conducted citywide this week. Officers issued a total of 4,814 speeding summonses during the initiative. … Full Article

Dozens charged in child porn case in NYC area

New York City
A slice of the New York City area mainstream — a police officer, a fire department paramedic, a rabbi, a nurse, a Boy Scout leader — used the Internet to anonymously collect and trade child pornography, federal officials said Wednesday. … Full Article

UPDATE: Bay Ridge husband charged in wife's murder

Bay Ridge
A Bay Ridge man who allegedly stabbed his wife to death during an argument in their apartment, slashed their 14-year-old son, and then stabbed himself in an unsuccessful suicide attempt early Tuesday morning, has been charged with murder. … Full Article

NYPD cracks down on drivers' cell phone use

New York City
The New York City Police Department today announced the results of a safety initiative conducted citywide last week which focused on addressing cell phone use while driving and failing to yield to pedestrians. Officers issued a total of 5,258 summonses during the initiative. … Full Article

NYPD: 2-day crackdown on drivers using cell phones

New York City
The NYPD is conducting a two-day citywide crackdown this week on drivers using cell phones and failing to yield to pedestrians. The traffic enforcement initiative is on Tuesday and Friday across all five boroughs. … Full Article

Suspect struck Brooklyn subway rider with hammer

EASTERN BROOKLYN
New York City police are looking for a suspect who struck a man in the head with a hammer at a subway station. Police say it happened at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue subway stop in Brooklyn. … Full Article

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