The New York Police Department has fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 5 Years after he killed 43-year-old Eric Garner while making an arrest for selling bootleg cigarettes on the street. The job termination comes a month after federal prosecutors announced no charges would be filed against Pantaleo in Garner's murder.
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50 Cent is considering taking legal action after a New York commander told officers to shoot the rapper "on sight" after a dispute over a nightclub's liquor license.
Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez is now under investigation after he allegedly told officers during a morning roll call at a Brooklyn precinct last summer to shoot the rapper on sight, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to the New York City Police Department's First Precinct early Friday morning after being served with criminal charges by the Manhattan District Attorney's office.
Americans with a mentally ill family member say they will not call 911 if the person has a emotional breakdown or begins to act out violently. New Yorkers fear their mentally ill family members will be shot and killed by police after an emotionally disturbed man was gunned down by cops this week.
It's a question that many people wonder about but don't have the courage to ask. A NYPD officer is on trial for asking a transgender individual why he needs breasts -- since everyone knows mammary glands are specifically designed for breastfeeding.
There is an old saying that goes: What sets man apart from savages is how he conducts himself when he thinks no one is watching. Three NYPD officers abandoned an elderly senior in a smoke-filled hallway and left her to die -- because they apparently thought no one was watching.
Two NYPD cops were suspended without pay for ignoring an order to check on a pregnant woman who was later found dead in a stairwell in her Brooklyn home.
Tonie Wells, 22, died after she was strangled and pushed down a stairwell inside her Sterling Place home on Tuesday. Police arrested her husband Barry Wells, 29, who had a prior history of choking and assaulting her.
Barry Wells was previously arrested in September and charged with strangulation in the second degree for attacking his wife in Manhattan on July 20.
Rapper Cardi B accused a New York police officer of putting her in a chokehold.
The "Bodak Yellow" rapper, who is dating Migos rapper Offset (pictured above), made the dramatic claim on Twitter.com Tuesday evening.
Rapper Meek Mill was taken into custody by the NYPD on suspicion of driving a dirt bike "recklessly" through the streets of New York City on Thursday.
The NYPD is considering charges against a man for allegedly stalking Malia Obama at her job in New York City.
The U.S. Secret Service detained Jair Nilton Cardoso after he went to the Harvey Weinstein production offices in Tribeca where the teenager is interning for the summer.
According to the NY Daily News, college student Yasmin Seweid, 18, has been charged with filing a false police report after she claimed she was attacked by Donald Trump supporters for wearing a hijab in a New York City subway.
Eric Garner's baby mother filed for a restraining order against his daughter, Erica Garner, for threatening Facebook comments she wrote.
Garner was killed when NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo used an illegal chokehold on him during a misdemeanor arrest in July 2014.
New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton is on the hot seat for calling rappers thugs after a rapper shot up a T.I. concert, killing 1 man and wounding 2 others on Wednesday.
Rapper Troy Ave, of Brownsville, was arrested early Thursday at NYU Hospital, where he was being treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his leg.
Rapper Troy Ave was arrested by NYPD less than 24 hours after 1 man was killed and 3 wounded in a shooting at a rap concert headlined by T.I. in NYC on Wednesday.
Police say the 30-year-old Crown Heights resident accidentally shot himself in the leg while firing wildly at rapper Maino backstage at Irving Plaza in Union Square.
Former NYPD Officer Tabatha Foster filed a $100 million notice of claim against the city, citing years of physical abuse at the hands of her NYPD boss.
Court papers document the seven-year romance between Foster and NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey, whom she claims beat her in a Queens Park.
A 3-year-old Bronx girl was trailing 12 feet behind her mother when she was struck and killed by a car.
The fatal accident happened on Monday morning as little Mariam Dansoko and her mother Rougui Kebe, 30, were crossing the intersection at 164th St. near Gerard Ave.
Another NYPD cop is under fire for using an illegal chokehold on a female motorist during a traffic stop.
The incident was captured on cell phones by two passing motorists, the Daily News reports.
Former NYPD officer Peter Liang was found guilty Thursday in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project.
Liang was fired from the police force immediately after his conviction in State Supreme Court in Brooklyn.
A New York woman is suing the NYPD for putting her in a mental hospital against her will.
Kamilah Brock, 32, claims she was sitting behind the wheel of her 2003 BMW C25i at a red light when she was approached by an officer who asked her why she was driving without both hands on the wheel.
Brock told the officer she was dancing while sitting at the red light.
She was arrested and taken to the police precinct. Cops released her a few hours later with no charges.
Officer James Frascatore (right) failed to file an incident report or inform his immediate supervisors about the wrongful arrest of James Blake, who was on his way to watch the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
3-year-old Ethan Ali never stood a chance against his aunt who beat him unmercifully with a belt until he died.
Frightened New York Police Dept. (NYPD) cops are turning a blind eye to minor crimes committed in black neighborhoods.
The first amendment is under attack in Chicopee, MA. Just days after two NYPD officers were ambushed and executed by a deranged gunman in Brooklyn NY, a Massachusetts man was arrested for writing a post on Facebook.
The ex-girlfriend of cop killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley pleaded for help from a neighbor after she was shot in the abdomen by Brinsley hours before he ambushed and killed 2 NYPD officers.
The executions of 2 uniformed police officers in Brooklyn has polarized the NYPD against NY Mayor Bill de Blasio.
A NY police union began calling for de Blasio to step down almost immediately after a deranged gang member executed 2 police officers on Saturday in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
A deranged Baltimore gang member shot his girlfriend before driving to Brooklyn where he executed 2 NYPD police officers as they sat in their patrol unit on Saturday.
Whenever police confiscate a huge cache of guns, they put the firearms on display for the media to gawk at and photograph. But yesterday's display of rapper Bobby Shmurda's weapons arsenal was a little underwhelming as far as gun collections go.
The 21-year-old "Hot N*gga" rapper along with his entire crew were busted in a NYPD task force sting yesterday. The take down was part of a 2-year investigation into alleged illegal activities of the notorious G-Stone Crips (GS9) gang.
A member of the much-maligned New York Police Department is responding to the ongoing protests against police shootings of unarmed black men. The cop is snubbing protestors by selling t-shirts that read: "Breathe Easy, Don't Break the Law" -- a mocking spin on Eric Garner's dying words, "I Can't Breathe". Garner is the NY man who was choked to death by a NYPD cop who put him in an illegal chokehold.
The New York Police Department has offered a $12,000 reward for the arrest and convictions of seven protestors who attacked 2 police lieutenants during a peaceful protest on the Brooklyn Bridge. A YouTube video shows one of the protestors punching a police lieutenant in the face. The police used remarkable restraint against the violent protestors.
Outgoing Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, announced a federal investigation into possible civil rights violations by the NYPD in the death of Eric Garner. A NY grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict the police officer who put Garner, an asthmatic, in a lethal choke hold.