Topics :: NYPD

Unfriendly Neighborhood 'Spiderman' Punches NYC Cop in the Face

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Saturday's incident involving a violent costumed Spiderman in midtown leaves many nostalgic for the days of a hooker-filled and less kid-friendly Times Square.

NYPD to Stop Seizing Sex Work Suspects’ Condoms

Monday May 12, 2014
The New York Police Department will no longer confiscate unused condoms as evidence of prostitution by people suspected of being sex industry workers.

NYPD Seeking Suspect in Gay Bias Attack

Friday Mar 7, 2014
The NYPD has released a sketch of a suspect in a gay bias attack on a New Jersey man on a subway platform.

Photos Released Of Three Suspects Wanted in Jan 1 Manhattan Anti-Gay Attack

Sunday Feb 9, 2014
The NYPD is are looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

NYPD Releases Photos of Suspects Wanted in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By EDGE | Friday Feb 7, 2014
The NYPD is looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

Activists to Protest NYPD’s Handling of Transwoman’s Murder

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Human rights groups will gather at 4 p.m. on Jan. 30 at New York City’s One Police Plaza to protest the NYPD’s negligence in the brutal beating death of transgender woman, Islan Nettles.

Winds Cooperate, Allow NYC Parade Balloons to Fly

By Jake Pearson | Thursday Nov 28, 2013
Snoopy, Spider-Man and the rest of the iconic balloons have gotten the all-clear to fly between Manhattan skyscrapers at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

NYC Marathon Returns Amid Increased Security

By Rachel Cohen | Saturday Nov 2, 2013
The increased security Sunday will be most evident near the finish line in Central Park. There will be barricades around the park limiting entry points, bag checks, bomb-sniffing dogs.

NYPD Arrest Suspect in Connection with May 5 Gay Bashing in Midtown

By EDGE | Monday Oct 14, 2013
One of a group of eight men who allegedly attacked a Manhattan gay couple outside of Madison Square Garden in broad daylight last May has been apprehended by police and has been charged with assault as a hate crime.

Man Who Killed Two NYC Policemen Gets Death Sentence

By Tom Hays | Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
A former New York City street gang member, after asking for forgiveness, was sentenced to death by lethal injection Tuesday in the execution-style slayings of two police officers in a 2003 gun sting that turned to tragedy.