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Pols demand more NYPD patrols on Jewish Sabbath

Midwood
In the wake of another suspected “knockout” attack on Saturday - this time in Midwood - two lawmakers and a soon-to-be councilman are demanding that the NYPD put more cops on the streets in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods to protect residents. … Full Article

NYPD: Thieves who broke into Keri Russell's home arrested

Police say an uncle and nephew have been arrested for allegedly burglarizing the Brooklyn home of actress Keri Russell after they were caught robbing a neighbor. … Full Article

Police: Keri Russell's Brooklyn home burglarized

Brooklyn Boro
New York City police say thieves broke into Keri Russell's Brooklyn home while she was sleeping and stole a laptop, jewelry and a purse. … Full Article

Whitey Bulger moved to Brooklyn federal lockup

Brooklyn Boro
BOSTON— Convicted Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been moved out of Massachusetts to a federal lock-up in Brooklyn, according to the website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. … Full Article

Adams, Thompson, Jeffries slam violent 'knockout game’

Brooklyn Boro
On Tuesday, District Attorney-Elect Ken Thompson, Borough President-elect Eric Adams, Brooklyn Congresspersons Hakeem Jeffries and Yvette Clarke  and others addressed violence related to the “knockout game,” a local and national phenomenon in which unsuspecting strangers are struck on the h … Full Article

NYPD arrests 4 in Borough Park attack

Borough Park
New York City police say four men have been arrested on assault charges after a 24-year-old pedestrian was punched in the face. Police are investigating whether it was a so-called game called "knockout." The object is to knock out an unsuspecting person with one punch. … Full Article

NY lawmaker targets 'knockout' game

ALBANY- A New York state legislator says it's time to crack down on the violent "knockout game" in which youths "sucker punch" innocent bystanders for kicks. … Full Article

Pols offer reward for capture of ‘Knockout’ thugs

Midwood
It’s called the “Knockout Game.” But it’s no game, according to police and elected officials. … Full Article

NYC police unions seek role in stop-frisk dispute

Police unions have asked a federal appeals court to let them continue stop-and-frisk litigation if New York City drops the case. The unions representing more than 29,000 of the New York Police Department's 35,000 members filed papers Thursday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. … Full Article

SUNSET PARK CONFESSION: Cops say cousin admits killing mom, 4 kids

Sunset Park
A Chinese immigrant was arrested Sunday on five counts of murder in the deaths of his cousin's wife and her four children in a stabbing rampage in their Sunset Park home. … Full Article

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