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NYPD release shooting surveillance videoupdated: Sat Aug 25 2012 07:09:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Lou Palumbo about new surveillance footage of the Empire State Building shootings.

NYPD employees disciplined over racist FB commentsupdated: Thu Aug 23 2012 14:51:00

At least a dozen employees of the New York Police Department were reprimanded following an investigation into comments deemed racist that were posted online about the city's West Indian Day Parade, the NYPD reported Thursday.

Surveillance unit produced no terrorism leads, NYPD saysupdated: Wed Aug 22 2012 02:32:00

A controversial NYPD surveillance unit that cataloged information on Muslim communities never produced a lead that linked to a potential terrorist plot during years of investigating, according to the head of the city's police intelligence division.

iReport: NYPD surrounds man with knifeupdated: Sun Aug 12 2012 18:02:00

iReporter David Fowler witnessed the beginning of a confrontation between New York police and a man brandishing a knife.

NYPD to subpoena Twitter over theater threatupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 15:19:00

The NYPD says it plans to subpoena Twitter to reveal the identity of a user who claimed on the social networking site to be planning an attack on a Broadway theater.

Thousands march in silence against NYPD's 'Stop and Frisk'updated: Sun Jun 17 2012 22:20:00

Rather than celebrating Father's Day on Sunday afternoon, Horace Russell marched with several thousand people to take a stand against the New York Police Department's controversial "stop and frisk" policy.

CNN Wire Weekend Enterprise Digestupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 14:48:00

Supervising News Editors Joe Sterling and Sarah Aarthun on Saturday; Samira Jafari and Sarah Aarthun on Sunday - 404-827-1401

Lawsuit alleges NYPD failure to investigate road deathsupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 09:38:00

Jacob Stevens scrambled to new wife Clara's side moments after she was struck by a car and whispered desperate entreaties for her to live.

Hasidic NYPD recruit says he was fired over beard lengthupdated: Sun Jun 10 2012 22:08:00

A Hasidic NYPD recruit is planning a lawsuit after being dismissed for refusing to trim his beard for religious reasons, his attorney said Sunday.

Muslims in America, it's time to demand justiceupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 08:36:00

I am an American Muslim. When I was growing up in a small town in upstate New York, the America I lived in cherished diversity and the freedom to worship, regardless of one's religion. People of various faiths resided in my community: Protestants, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and Mormons. How a person prayed was never a factor in how we treated each other.

N.Y. governor proposes decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana updated: Mon Jun 04 2012 21:01:00

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking state legislators to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana that are in public view.

NJ attorney general: NYPD surveillance of Muslims was legalupdated: Thu May 24 2012 18:37:00

New York City police didn't violate New Jersey state laws when they carried out surveillance programs of Muslim-owned business, mosques and university student groups, according to a Thursday statement from the New Jersey attorney general's office.

Changes outlined NYPD's 'stop, question and frisk' policyupdated: Thu May 17 2012 16:52:00

After mounting public pressure from advocacy groups and a class action lawsuit against the New York Police Department, Commissioner Ray Kelly detailed changes to the department's much-criticized "stop, question and frisk" policy.

King: 'There is no profiling' in NYPDupdated: Thu May 17 2012 16:52:00

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says there is no racial profiling by the New York Police Department.

NYPD's Kelly: Terror threat still aliveupdated: Wed May 02 2012 21:42:00

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly talks about ongoing counterterrorism efforts one year after Osama Bin Laden's death.

Injured bicyclists call for actionupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 14:55:00

Injured NY bicyclists accuse police of inadequate investigations after traffic accidents. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Bicycle injuries: Is the right-of-way fight getting ugly?updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 14:55:00

Michelle Matson has a nagging reminder of the cycling crash that could have killed her. A year and a half later, flecks of asphalt remain lodged in her skin.

New York police sued over residential building patrolsupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 21:20:00

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a federal class action lawsuit Wednesday against the city of New York and several members of the New York Police Department, including Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, challenging the department's "Operation Clean Halls" program, the NYCLU announced.

Dozens arrested as 'Occupy Wall Street' marks 6 monthsupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 14:53:00

New York police arrested dozens of people in lower Manhattan as the Occupy Wall Street movement marked six months of protests, authorities said Sunday.

Poll: Majority of New Yorkers approve of NYPD surveillance of Muslimsupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 19:25:00

Most New Yorkers believe the city's police act appropriately in dealing with Muslims, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.

NY attorney general won't probe alleged surveillance of Muslimsupdated: Fri Feb 24 2012 22:35:00

While New York police officials defended their actions, Muslim advocacy groups Friday expressed disappointment that the state's attorney general declined to investigate the department over alleged surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods.

Newark mayor urges probe into NYPD spying program updated: Thu Feb 23 2012 18:27:00

The mayor of Newark has called for an investigation into a far-reaching New York Police Department surveillance program that was allegedly conducted in the New Jersey city's Muslim neighborhoods.

When 'studying while Muslim' is probable causeupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 11:54:00

First, there was "Flying While Muslim." This expression summed up the extra challenges of being an American Muslim when flying on commercial airlines.

New York's Bloomberg defends city surveillance of Muslimsupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 22:42:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday fired back at the president of Yale University and others who have suggested city police went too far in their surveillance of Muslims.

NYPD accused of discrimination in Intelligence Divisionupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 20:41:00

Black detectives in the New York City Police Department's Intelligence Division filed a federal complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging racial discrimination in NYPD hiring and promotion practices.

Muslim leaders boycott breakfast over surveillance program updated: Fri Dec 30 2011 14:27:00

A prominent group of Muslim leaders on Friday made good on a pledge to boycott New York City's annual interfaith breakfast with Mayor Michael Bloomberg in protest of a controversial surveillance program.

Bloomberg backs law enforcement ahead of Muslim leaders' breakfast boycottupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 19:15:00

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday touted law enforcement efforts to thwart future terrorist attacks in New York, telling reporters that "we obey the law" and that authorities "don't target anybody," instead focusing on leads.

CIA report: No issue with spy agency's partnership with N.Y. policeupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 19:35:00

The Central Intelligence Agency announced Friday that an internal report found no issue or evidence of wrong-doing in the spy agency's partnership with the New York City Police Department.

NYPD: Youths pushed cart over ledge, striking womanupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 12:34:00

A woman is in critical condition after being struck in the head by a falling shopping cart, which police allege a group of adolescents pushed off the fourth story of a parking garage in East Harlem, authorities said Monday.

New York police officers accused in alleged ticket-fixing operationupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 23:12:00

Sixteen members of the New York Police Department have been indicted on charges they were involved in "highly organized, systematic" misconduct that included a large-scale ticket-fixing operation, among other allegations, city and police officials announced Friday.

Feds: Current, former NYPD officers among 12 charged in criminal conspiracyupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 18:19:00

Five active and three retired officers of the New York Police Department are among 12 people charged Tuesday with conspiring to transport and distribute firearms and stolen goods, according to federal authorities.

NYPD can take down planes, police commissioner saysupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 13:33:00

The New York Police Department has the capability to "take down" threatening airplanes, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in an interview broadcast on CBS's "60 Minutes" Sunday night.

Heavy security blankets New York on 9/11 anniversaryupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 05:37:00

A heavy security presence permeated lower Manhattan on Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as authorities continued their search for possible plotters of another terrorist strike.

Security tight in Washingtonupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 05:37:00

The nation's capital is blanketed with increased security in anticipation of the 9/11 anniversary.

Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11updated: Wed Sep 07 2011 12:52:00

A sneak peak at 'Beyond Bravery - The Women of 9/11,' premiering September 5th at 11 p.m. ET.

Reporter's Notebook: Women of 9/11 still fighting for recognition, respectupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 12:52:00

A few weeks ago, a group of about two dozen female rescue workers walked onto the platform overlooking ground zero.

CIA denies helping police spy on New York Muslimsupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 13:11:00

The Central Intelligence Agency is denying a news report that it has helped the New York Police Department conduct covert surveillance on Muslims. The agency said suggestions that it engaged in domestic spying were "simply wrong."

Muslim coalition calls for investigation of alleged NYPD surveillanceupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 22:20:00

New York-area Muslims and civil liberties advocates called Wednesday for investigations and hearings after a report said that in the years since the 9-11 attacks, city police have carried out covert surveillance on Muslims with the help of the Central Intelligence Agency.

9/11 responders upset that program won't cover cancer costsupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 18:34:00

Many 9/11 first responders are up in arms over a controversial decision that leaves cancer off the list of conditions covered by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

CNNMoney: Chevy Volt newest New York City police carupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 13:03:00

The New York City Police Department has a new cruiser that will be silently plying the city streets very soon.

Your camping equipment's historyupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 08:52:00

You might be planning a weekend camping trip with your family or friends. As you stuff your car with all the necessary equipment, take a moment to reflect on the fascinating history of some of those must-have camping accessories.

NYPD: Another financial figure accused of hotel sexual assaultupdated: Tue May 31 2011 20:16:00

The chairman of a salt company who once headed an Egyptian bank was arrested Monday in New York, accused of sexually abusing an employee at a luxury hotel.

'Sensitive' police document may be threat only to NYPD's imageupdated: Sat May 14 2011 20:42:00

A "sensitive" counterterrorism document belonging to the New York Police Department was found in a trash can outside a police station by a passerby who has drawn attention for posting it online.

Attorney: Police delayed action in Long Island murder caseupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 12:03:00

An attorney for the family of a woman whose body was found on a desolate Long Island beach says the New York Police Department initially gave no attention to reports of a missing person.

NYPD: Uncollected trash broke man's fall during suicide attemptupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 15:33:00

Many New York residents have been piling criticism on city officials over heaps of snow and uncollected garbage lining streets after last week's blizzard. But trash bags left on one curbside may have saved a man's life, police said.

NYPD gearing up for Times Square crowdsupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 15:43:00

From radiation detectors to backpack bans, the NYPD gears up for New Year's Eve at Times Square. Mary Snow has more.

Police searching for suspect in suitcase deathupdated: Thu Dec 23 2010 17:52:00

Police are searching for a suspect caught on a surveillance video seen rolling a suitcase later found to contain the strangled body of a 28 year-old woman, officials said.

9/11 detective dies after battle with lung cancerupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 22:57:00

Mourners gathered Thursday for the funeral service of a New York police detective, who died nearly a decade after being exposed to toxic debris while transporting victims in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.

NYPD: Diplomat found dead, throat slashedupdated: Sun Sep 26 2010 05:48:00

A Nicaraguan diplomat is found dead with his throat slashed in his New York apartment. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.

NYPD helicopter makes emergency water landing, 6 aboard safeupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 19:35:00

A New York Police Department helicopter made an emergency landing in the water off Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon, according to NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne.

Cat-masked robber captured, police sayupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 12:18:00

Police in New York say they've unmasked the woman behind robberies at the city's shoe and bath stores, who donned a cat mask in at least one of the incidents.

Wild Crowd Gets Drake and Hanson Concert Canceledupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 06:04:00

A free concert in Manhattan by Canadian rapper Drake and pop trio Hanson was canceled Tuesday evening because of an unruly crowd, police said.

N.J. men planned to 'wage violent jihad,' feds sayupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 08:06:00

Two New Jersey men arrested at a New York airport planned to travel to Somalia to "wage violent jihad," and also had expressed a willingness to commit violent acts in the United States, according to prosecutors and a federal criminal complaint.

Evidence investigation puts New York cases into questionupdated: Tue May 11 2010 20:02:00

Irregularities in drug evidence processed by a New York Police Department forensics technician are being investigated, putting into question all cases the technician has worked on in her 24 years on the job, police say.

Police: Bizarre jewel heist was inside jobupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 02:59:00

Two men have been arrested in a bold and bizarre jewelry store robbery involving crooks who disguised themselves in Hasidic Jewish attire, complete with hats and false beards, police announced Tuesday.

Girl's arrest for doodling raises concerns about zero toleranceupdated: Thu Feb 18 2010 10:22:00

There was no profanity, no hate. Just the words, "I love my friends Abby and Faith. Lex was here 2/1/10 :)" scrawled on the classroom desk with a green marker.

Terror drill off New York tests agencies against seaborne attackupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 20:34:00

Federal, state and municipal agencies staged an elaborate drill in the waters off New York City on Tuesday to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear or dirty-bomb attack from the water.

Typewriters live on in New York police departmentupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 17:24:00

In 2009, some units of the New York Police Department still function more like "Dragnet" than "CSI." They rely on typewriters.

Rangel seeks federal probe into N.Y. friendly-fire police deathsupdated: Sun Jun 07 2009 10:26:00

Rep. Charles Rangel said he is satisfied with the steps New York police are taking in response to the death of Officer Omar Edwards, but renewed his call for a federal investigation into instances of police friendly fire.

Columbia professors get images of swastikas, noose in mailupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 01:51:00

Three professors and a former professor at Columbia University's Teachers College received hate mail this week, the New York Police Department said. It's the campus that was shaken by several bias crimes directed at black and Jewish professors in 2007.

Counter-terrorism team helps deliver baby at Penn Stationupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 23:33:00

NYPD officers on counter-terrorism patrol helped deliver a baby during morning rush hour in the middle of New York's bustling Penn Station Wednesday.

NYPD's notorious 'Mafia cops' sentenced to lifeupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 19:58:00

Two former New York Police Department detectives were sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday for operating as Mafia hit men while employed by the NYPD.

Homicides up in New York City in 2008updated: Thu Jan 01 2009 11:06:00

The number of homicides in New York City rose about four percent in 2008 compared with the previous year, preliminary figures from the city's police department showed.

People.com: NYPD Fears Jonas Brothers 'Mob Scene' on New Year'supdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 11:26:00

Extra security has been ordered while the city preps for a freezing night of celebration

Man says NYPD officers sodomized him with antennaupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 20:22:00

Investigators with the NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau are conducting DNA tests on equipment taken from the lockers of five police officers after a Brooklyn man accused them of sodomizing him with a radio antenna.

Elevator mugging may be tied to other attacks on elderlyupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 16:15:00

New York City authorities are investigating whether a man shown mugging an elderly woman in a surveillance video is connected to a series of attacks on elderly people this summer.

People.com: The Police: Over and Outupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 13:56:00

After over 30 years of rocking out, the English trio sings their swan song at Madison Square Garden

CNNMoney: Get your hands off my gas...capupdated: Fri May 30 2008 10:19:00

As gas begins to look more like liquid gold, more motorists are keeping it under lock and key, fueling sales for locking gas caps, according to retailers and manufacturers.

Time.com: 7 NY Cops Disciplined in Groom Killingupdated: Tue May 20 2008 20:00:00

Seven police officers were hit with disciplinary charges Tuesday in the 50-shot slaying of an unarmed groom-to-be on his wedding day

Time.com: Were the NYPD Acquittals Inevitable?updated: Fri Apr 25 2008 18:00:00

Three police detectives are found not guilty in the shooting of Sean Bell. To many, the verdict highlights the need for a new approach to such prosecutions

City awaits verdict in NYPD shooting caseupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 19:14:00

Three New York Police Department detectives involved in the shooting death of an unarmed man in a 50-bullet barrage, hours before he was to be married, learn their fate Friday morning.

NYPD winning crime battleupdated: Thu Dec 27 2007 02:09:00

CNN's Allan Chernoff reports serious crime has declined for the 17th consecutive year in New York City.

New York homicide rate on pace for record lowupdated: Thu Dec 27 2007 02:09:00

New York City is on course to mark the fewest homicides since records have been kept, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced Wednesday.

Time.com: German Terror Suspects Fit Patternsupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 11:00:00

The arrests this week in Germany confirm a trend investigators have been noting: lone wolves are replacing large networks

Time.com: How to Look at Homegrown Terrorupdated: Thu Aug 16 2007 14:00:00

As Jose Padilla is convicted of extremist activity, the NYPD has put the feds to shame with its analysis of terrorism

Time.com: NYPD: Domestic Terror Threat Majorupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 16:00:00

Average citizens who quietly band together and adopt radical ways pose a mounting threat to American security that could exceed that of established terrorist groups

New York 'submarine' near luxury ship yields 3 arrestsupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 04:40:00

Authorities arrested three people Friday after detectives saw a replica of a Revolutionary War submarine floating near the dock of the Queen Mary II.

Makeshift submarine foundupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 04:40:00

Makeshift submarine found

Fiancee of man shot more than 50 times sues NYPDupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 08:10:00

A civil case has been filed against the New York Police Department by a Brooklyn woman whose fiance was shot more than 50 times by police officers on the day they were to be married.

N.Y. chemicals were to be resold on Internet, police sayupdated: Fri Jun 29 2007 23:40:00

A man who stored nearly 1,500 pounds of potassium nitrate and other chemicals in his Staten Island home and a nearby storage facility was charged with reckless endangerment Friday, according to the New York City Police Department.

CNNMoney: Anti-war protesters outside of NYSE arrestedupdated: Mon Mar 19 2007 16:58:00

Forty-four anti-war activists carrying "blood-splattered" cardboard signs displaying the record profits of companies were arrested outside the New York Stock Exchange Monday morning.

NYPD checking for terror suspects in U.S.updated: Sun Oct 09 2005 09:52:00

Investigators are trying to determine if anyone involved in an alleged terror plot against the New York City subway system is in the United States, the city's top police official said Sunday.

Investigators lean away from linking attacksupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 06:35:00

British investigators are now leaning away from believing the attacks on July 7 and July 21 were linked, police officials said Thursday.

NYPD gives details of July 7 bombsupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 04:45:00

The bombers responsible for the July 7 blasts in London used commonly available products to make their explosives, New York police have told security officials.

NYPD give details of July 7 bombsupdated: Wed Aug 03 2005 23:42:00

The bombers responsible for the July 7 blasts in London used commonly available products to make their explosives, New York police told security officials in a briefing Wednesday.

1,300 fake law badges seizedupdated: Tue May 10 2005 14:41:00

Federal agents arrested a man on Monday, charging him with possessing and selling more than 1,300 counterfeit badges representing 35 law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency said.

Freedom Tower to be redesignedupdated: Wed May 04 2005 19:47:00

The proposed tallest building in the world, meant to take the place of the twin towers of the World Trade Center, will be redesigned, New York Gov. George Pataki said Wednesday.

Digital evidence: Today's fingerprintsupdated: Fri Jan 28 2005 15:51:00

Police and prosecutors are fashioning a new weapon in their arsenal against criminals: digital evidence. The sight of hard drives, Internet files and e-mails as courtroom evidence is increasingly common.

9/11 jewelryupdated: Thu Dec 02 2004 16:48:00

More than three years after the September 11 attacks, the New York City Police Department is hoping technology will provide closure.

264 arrested in NYC bicycle protestupdated: Sat Aug 28 2004 04:53:00

In the first major clampdown on protesters before the Republican National Convention, New York police arrested 264 people Friday night during a mass demonstration.

Wary New York stands guardupdated: Fri Aug 27 2004 10:50:00

Anarchist, terrorist. Train, truck or bus. Whatever the threat, New York's finest say they are prepared.

Sources: NYPD, protest group agree on rally siteupdated: Thu Aug 26 2004 13:44:00

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) and representatives for United for Peace and Justice have agreed on a site for a protest rally this weekend, as well as the route for the march that will precede it, sources familiar with the situation told CNN Thursday.

Blimp to provide convention coverage for policeupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 19:12:00

Authorities are planning to employ a corporate blimp as an alternative intelligence-gathering tool during next week's Republican National Convention in New York City.

N.Y. police practice for convention protestsupdated: Thu Aug 19 2004 17:02:00

A mob of chanting "demonstrators" clashed with police Thursday in Brooklyn in a mock protest held to review arrest procedures ahead of the Republican National Convention.

Judge rules in favor of turban-wearing officerupdated: Fri Apr 30 2004 19:40:00

An administrative law judge has found the New York Police Department guilty of religious discrimination by banning a Sikh police officer from wearing a turban while on the job.

Police: 13-year-old patient assaulted in hospitalupdated: Fri Apr 09 2004 18:12:00

A 13-year-old girl was taken from her room at Bellevue Hospital on Friday morning and sexually assaulted by an unidentified man, police said.

CNNMoney: Tyco letter writer's mistakeupdated: Tue Apr 06 2004 13:20:00

A letter sent to juror No. 4 in the trial of the former CEO of Tyco was written by a man in Boston who says he thought a mistrial had already been declared, and it had more of a "complaint" tone than a "threat" tone, New York Police Department sources told CNN.

Fortune: How To Get Straight zzzzs sleep schoolupdated: Mon Jun 25 2001 00:01:00

Sleep trainer Michael Krugman (soundersleep.com) has treated workers at Saatchi & Saatchi, Equitable Life Assurance, the NYPD, and Philip Morris (gee, wonder what keeps them up at night). "Most of ...

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