Ramsey Orta, 22, was arrested Sunday night for gun-related charges, the New York Police Department said.
The law enforcement officers were trying to arrest a suspected sex offender in Greenwich Village, according to reports.
“You deserved so much more from our City.”
Every police officer in New York City will receive retraining after a man died last week while cops tried to arrest him. The officers have been suspended with pay.
Police have been stumped by the white flags that replaced American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, but now German artists have taken credit for the act, saying it was an “art project.”
An amateur video of the man’s death appears to show how the first responders neglected to perform routine procedures to help the dying patient. The four emergency workers will not be going on ambulance runs until the FDNY completes an investigation.
Update: Officer Daniel Pantaleo will be stripped of his badge and gun during an investigation into a video that apparently shows him putting a man into a chokehold. In the video, the man is then slammed into the ground until he stops moving or talking.
The so-called “Cannibal Cop” was convicted in March 2013 of planning to kidnap, rape, kill, and cook women. A judge granted his release on $100,000 bond after his conviction was tossed.
Although the police department’s recent hashtag — #myNYPD — turned into a lesson about the unpredictable nature of social media, new Commissioner William J. Bratton is going to continue encouraging officers to try to shape the conversation.
Plus the NYPD thought they were your friends and are disappointed you don’t remember the good times, the 10 best drugstore lipsticks, and deleted scenes that would have totally changed 6 awesome movies.
A request for pictures of members of the New York Police Department went horribly wrong. WARNING: This post contains graphic photos of alleged police brutality.
The MTA announced and then suspended an initiative to remove the growing number of homeless from the subway. A homeless advocacy group calls it a “substantial victory.”
The NYPD’s failure to translate the warnings of a woman before she was murdered has lead to further scrutiny of the department’s treatment non-English speakers.
Deisy Garcia and her daughters were stabbed to death by Miguel Mejia-Ramos after repeated incidents of domestic violence and police reports that went untranslated until it was too late.
Officers raided an address in Manhattan around 7 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a tip that a dealer who sold the late actor heroin was there, reports said. Update: An autopsy performed on Hoffman Monday was inconclusive.
Today for lunch at BuzzFeed, we had a bomb scare! NYPD told surrounding offices to keep their employees inside, but the situation has been resolved.
A Queens man has been charged with assault in connection with the attack, according to police.
The case has been transferred to the city police’s hate crimes unit, which released a description and sketch of the suspect Monday, according to the victim’s sister.
More than 100 former cops, firefighters and corrections officers have been indicted in a disability scam costing federal taxpayers hundreds of millions.
In New York City, more people are arrested for marijuana possession than for any other crime, at a cost of $600 million in taxpayer money over the last decade.
Bratton’s back, back again. Bratton’s back. Tell a friend.
“5 Pointz,” the NYC graffiti mecca in Long Island City, Queens, was whitewashed Monday night. One of the world’s largest public graffiti displays is being scrapped to make room for luxury condos.
Sergeant Mohammed Deen was attacked by a man outside St. John’s Express restaurant on Liberty Ave., in Queens, New York early Sunday morning. Sgt. Deen is currently in a medically induced coma at Jamaica Hospital.
Lawsuits claim the store and the NYPD have racially profiled Barneys customers. Undercover officers are said to have asked black shoppers how they could afford designer products.
Two bystanders were shot when police attempted to shoot a man who appeared to be trying to get hit by vehicles and pretended to pull a weapon on officers.
There were 254 guns seized, 19 people indicted.
After a debate with other mayoral candidates, Weiner walked back statements implying he knew intimate details about Hillary Clinton’s widely speculated presidential run. “I have no insights into 2016,” he said.
“It would be so beautiful if cops treated people with respect, period. They show up and treat you like you killed somebody.”
“Ape’s Law,” signed by Gov. Cuomo, makes it a felony to kill police dogs and horses.