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Top NYPD Official Resigns Days Before Promotion

online.wsj.com — Philip Banks, the third-highest ranking member of the New York Police Department and the top uniformed officer, has resigned just days before he was scheduled to be promoted, a senior law-enforcement official said. Mr. Banks, the NYPD's chief of department, is the second high-ranking minority to leave the department since September.

New NYPD Face Draws Attention

online.wsj.com — For more than a decade, Commissioner Raymond Kelly has been the face of the New York Police Department, the authority figure residents expect to see on television after a major crime and the official explaining a department policy if it falls under scrutiny. In recent weeks, however, Mr. Kelly has begun to share the spotlight.

NYPD Investigates Bronx Students Taunted With Chants of ‘Ebola’

blogs.wsj.com — City officials launched an investigation Monday into reports that two boys who recently immigrated from Senegal were bullied during a scuffle last week at a Bronx school by classmates who at one point teased them with chants of Ebola. The incident was being investigated by the NYPD as a possible hate crime, police said.

5-Year-Old Boy Being Tested for Ebola at Bellevue

online.wsj.com — A 5-year-old boy is being tested for Ebola in New York, authorities said Monday morning, as they moved to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The boy is being cared for at Bellevue Hospital Center, where his blood was taken and is being tested for Ebola.

Deutsche Bank lawyer found dead in New York in suicide

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Deutsche Bank Lawyer Found Dead in New York in Suicide

online.wsj.com — A senior Deutsche Bank AG regulatory lawyer, Calogero Gambino, has died of a suicide in New York, according to New York City officials and others familiar with the circumstances of his death. Mr. Gambino, 41 years old, was an associate general counsel, a managing director and an 11-year veteran of the German bank.

NYPD Ax Attacker Motivated by Hatred of Government: Official

online.wsj.com — The man who attacked four New York City police officers with a hatchet, injuring two, appeared to be acting alone and motivated by a hate for government and authority, a senior law-enforcement official said Friday.

New York Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

online.wsj.com — A physician who had returned to New York City 10 days ago after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease, according to an official familiar with the findings. Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old physician who worked with Doctors Without Borders and lives Upper Manhattan, is the fourth person to be diagnosed with the deadly disease in the U.S.

Man Who Struck NYPD Officers with Ax Shot to Death

online.wsj.com — An ax-wielding man was shot and killed by New York City police Thursday afternoon after he struck a police officer in the head, police said. The officer was alert and taken to Jamaica Hospital, NYPD spokeswoman Kim Royster said. A woman who was near the scene was shot and injured by police, Ms. Royster said.

Doctor Quarantined in Manhattan on Ebola Fears

online.wsj.com — A 33-year-old doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea was quarantined and taken to a Manhattan hospital Thursday after he reported that he was suffering from a fever, a law-enforcement official said.
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Oct 31, 2014

Bratton: Chief Banks changed his mind about position & announced resignation at a 8:30 meeting at 1 Police Plaza. online.wsj.com/articles/top-n…

Oct 31, 2014

Bratton is meeting w/ Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall & expected to address Philip Banks resignation soon. mats.dowjones.com/jpml/SB1151498…

Oct 31, 2014

Developing story: Chief Philip Banks has resigned days after being promoted to second in command at the NYPD. mats.dowjones.com/jpml/SB1151498…

Oct 31, 2014

Senior law enforcement official: Chief Philip Banks has resigned from NYPD, days after Bratton announces promotion to 2nd in command.

Oct 30, 2014

Bratton: NYPD response will be the same at last year's ramped up effort in response to Boston bombing, "and then some."

Oct 30, 2014

Bratton: 4,000 NYPD police officers will be deployed for this year's marathon.

Oct 30, 2014

De Blasio: The only case of Ebola as of now in the country is Dr. Spencer who remains in serious but stable condition.

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