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Fewer Complaints Filed Against Police Officers, but Review Is Mixed

wsj.com — In a year marked by protests against police tactics, civilian complaints filed against officers in 2014 fell to the lowest level in 12 years, New York City's chief police watchdog reported Thursday. The Civilian Complaint Review Board said it received 4,788 complaints against New York Police Department officers in 2014, an 11% decrease from 2013.

Bronx Man Charged in Manhattan Hammer Attacks

blogs.wsj.com — A hammer-wielding Bronx man was charged Thursday with carrying out a series attacks that ended when he was shot by police in Midtown after allegedly striking an NYPD officer. Police charged David Baril, 30 years old, with seven counts of assault and one count of criminal weapons possession in a spree that criss-crossed Manhattan.

NYPD Shoots Man Who Attacked Officer With Hammer

NYPD Hunts Suspect in Manhattan Hammer Attacks

blogs.wsj.com — New York City police are hunting for a man in a series of hammer attacks that took place Monday from Union Square to Herald Square, authorities said. Police on Tuesday released a sketch of a suspect who was caught on surveillance video running from what police believe was the first of three attacks, each involving a man striking a person in the back of the head with a hammer, officials said.

Authorities Piece Together Actions of Suspect in Officer Shooting

wsj.com — As the hunt for the gunman who shot Officer Brian Moore dragged past the hour mark Saturday evening, a group of neighbors gathered at a home just feet from the shooting scene, speculating about the crime. Among them was a man they called Hellraiser, or HR for short.

12-Year-Old Dies After He Was Struck By Livery Cab in Harlem

blogs.wsj.com — A 12-year-old boy died after he was struck by a livery cab in New York City's Harlem neighborhood on Wednesday, police said. Authorities identified the child as Ervi Secundino, of Harlem. Shortly before 3:15 p.m., police said officers responded to a 911 call that a pedestrian had been struck at 2589 Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Tracing Path of Gun That Killed Officer Moore

wsj.com — Grainy surveillance video shows two masked men breaking into Little's Bait & Tackle & Pawn shop during the early morning hours of Oct. 3, 2011. The robbers smashed the display cases of the Perry, Ga., shop, making off with jewelry and 23 handguns, including a Taurus model 85 revolver, authorities said.

New York City Police Officer Shot In Face Dies

wsj.com — A New York City police officer shot in the face through the window of his unmarked police car was pronounced dead at a Queens hospital Monday, authorities said. Brian Moore, 25 years old, died from his injuries after being taken off life support at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center two days after the shooting in Middle Village neighborhood of Queens, police officials said.

NYC Police Officer Shot in Queens, Rushed to Hospital

wsj.com — NEW YORK-A New York City police officer on duty in Queens was shot in the face Saturday evening while in an unmarked police car, according to city law-enforcement officials. The incident occurred around 6:15 p.m. near 104th Road and 212th Street, police...

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton: Arrests for Minor Offenses in NYC on Decline

wsj.com — As the city debates how to handle minor offenses, Police Commissioner William Bratton issued a report Thursday that is intended to show the New York Police Department's enforcement of low-level crimes has been declining under his watch.
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May 27, 2015

Indictment laying out investigation and charges in #FIFA corruption case here: 1.usa.gov/1cZ9CFL

May 26, 2015

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May 24, 2015

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May 23, 2015

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May 21, 2015

RT @NYMag: If New Orleans is getting a tricked out Waffle House, can't New York get one already too? nym.ag/1dnR6Yy pic.twitter.com/ZCHE9TAir2

May 21, 2015

RT @DomenicoNPR: An NPR analysis found the WH ban on military style weapons may have little impact on the ground. @eyderp reports npr.org/sections/thetw…

May 21, 2015

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