Bill Bratton

Shortly after President Obama requested that $1.9 billion in federal funds be put towards combating the Zika virus, it was revealed that 14 people may have contracted it.

A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ordered the release of five teens accused of raping an 18-year-old girl last week at a playground in what investigators have called an increasingly complicated case, reports the New York Daily News.


Tyrone Howard reportedly dropped to his knees at his arraignment Wednesday night after being charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Howard was on the run since Sept. 1 for a drug-related shooting in the Lower East Side and escaped police ten times.

Footage of James Blake being aggressively thrown to the ground by a New York police officer has surfaced on the web. The video was released by the NYPD and it shows Blake standing casually outside of the Grand Hyatt Hotel before an officer runs up to him and shoves him to the ground. He was patiently […]


In response to complaints that New York City's police force fails to reflect the city's multiculturalism, the department on Wednesday welcomed about 1,217 recruits to


An early look at tomorrow’s front page… NYPD commish’s black eye: — New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 10, 2015 Ever wonder why there aren’t more Black police officers? Hiring more officers of color is difficult because so many potential recruits have criminal records, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton tells The Guardian. “We have a […]