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3 Brooklyn Men Charged in Bank Robberies

wsj.com — Three Brooklyn men were charged on Tuesday with carrying out a pair of meticulously planned bank heists that authorities likened to a Hollywood script, complete with one suspect who is the son of a slain Gambino crime-family associate. U.S.

Bratton’s Exit Challenges Mayor

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. De Blasio, heading into a re-election campaign, loses key ally on police; no successor identified New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton's decision to make public Monday his intention to step down by the end of 2017 poses political challenges for Mayor Bill de Blasio as he seeks re-election amid fierce criticism on law-enforcement issues.

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton to Step Down by Late 2017

wsj.com — New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton said Monday he will step down by the end of next year, creating an opening at the top of the largest police force in the U.S. Mr. Bratton, 68 years old, had previously said he didn't plan to stay through a potential second four-year term if Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, wins re-election in 2017.

Tour Bus Crashes Into Tree Near Central Park, Injuring 13

wsj.com — More than a dozen people riding in the top of a double-decker tour bus were injured Thursday when the driver mounted a curb outside Central Park and struck a tree, authorities said. The incident occurred around 1:15 p.m. as the bus was heading south on Fifth Avenue near 62nd Street, police said.

Man Arrested after Fake Bomb Was Tossed into New York City Police Car

wsj.com — A 52-year-old man who police said tossed a fake bomb into a police car was arrested Thursday morning after an hourslong standoff with New York City police in Midtown Manhattan's Columbus Circle, according to authorities. Police arrested the man, who hadn't been identified, shortly before 8 a.m. after a more-than-three-hour stalemate that shut...

NYPD Officer Fired After Deadly Crash

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Nicholas Batka was allegedly drunk behind the wheel of an SUV when he lost control and crashed into a group of people in Brooklyn, killing one.

Baton Rouge Gunman Created Alternate Identify Prior to Shooting

wsj.com — Gavin Eugene Long, the gunman who killed three Baton Rouge, La., police officers Sunday, had legally changed his name to Cosmo Setepenra after pledging allegiance to a group of black Americans who claim to be part of a sovereign nation. Long, 29 years old, was killed by police following the shooting.

NYPD Chief of Department James O’Neill Strives to Be Force for Change

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The top commander of the U.S.'s largest police force wants officers to talk to residents Moments into a meeting where top New York City police commanders dissect crime statistics, Chief of Department James O'Neill turned to the topic of tactics.

After Attack in Nice, Police in U.S. Cities Are on Alert

wsj.com — Police agencies around the U.S. were on heightened alert Friday following Thursday's attack in Nice, France. New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said in a message on Twitter that the city has "no specific, credible threat" and offered his prayers to the people of Nice.

NYPD: Sergeant Fatally Shoots Burglary Suspect Who Drew Gun

wsj.com — Police shot and killed a man Monday night in Brooklyn while responding to a call for a burglary, a spokesman said, making it the third person to be shot by New York Police Department officers this month. The shooting took place around 6:30 p.m. near 2271 78th St.
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Jul 28, 2016

Even a low-ranking posting meant having “ambassador” on a child’s wedding invitation, the two agreed. https://t.co/89pSOZFAwy

Jul 27, 2016

"We can honor police & treat every community fairly. We can do that." - Barack Obama

Jul 27, 2016

RT @carolelee: Obama says no presidential candidate past - including himself and Bill Clinton - has been more qualified for the job than Hillary Clinton


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