A bumbling bike thief made easy work for cops early Tuesday, when he walked into their station 20 minutes after the theft asking if anyone had seen his lost cell phone. Port Authority police in Jersey City responded to a call that someone was clipping bicycles from a bike rack on the Plaza level of the Journal Square PATH station at about 2:30 a.m., according to Authority officials. There police say they found Alamin Abrams, 37, using bolt cutters to snip the chain on a Mongoose brand bike.
More than a dozen people – including at least eight cops – were injured in a high-rise fire in Harlem Tuesday night, authorities said. One civilian was left in critical condition from the blaze on the 14th floor at 1315 Amsterdam Ave., according to the FDNY. The other people injured included one more civilian, eight police officers and four paramedics – who are all expected to survive, fire officials said.
An NYPD detective was arrested Tuesday in Long Island for allegedly torching clothes belonging to her cop husband – who she suspected of cheating on her, law enforcement sources said. Det. Marissa Sorocco, who works in NYPD Deputy Commissioner Dermot Shea’s office at police headquarters in Manhattan, has been arrested by Nassau County Police and charged with arson in the fifth degree and criminal mischief, a law enforcement source said.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".