NYPD

  • NYPD Recalls Body Cameras After 1 Explodes

    The New York Police Department has suspended the use of almost 3,000 body cameras after one of the devices exploded over the weekend, the department said. An NYPD officer on Staten Island retrieved a Vievu LE-5 body camera Saturday, noticed smoke rising from the device and took it off...
  • 7 NYPD Members Arrested in Connection to Queens Gambling, Prostitution Ring

    Seven members of the NYPD, including officers, detectives and sergeants, have been arrested for their involvement in a prostitution and gambling ring in Queens, law enforcement sources said. The cases were investigated by internal affairs after its detectives received a tip in 2015 from an officer reporting prostitution and...
  • Here’s why the NYPD paid Spike Lee more than $200,000

    The NYPD is paying director Spike Lee more than $200,000 for a leading role in helping facilitate the relationship between cops and the Black community through a new policing programs. Given the onslaught of police shooting of unarmed black men in recent years, New York City’s own history of racial profiling by officers and Lee’s...
  • Actor Idris Elba responds to tweet…Plus warrant issued by NYPD for Rapper

    British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond. The star of shows such as “The Wire” and “Luther” on Sunday posted an artistic selfie under the words “my...
  • Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein...
  • Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In To Authorities In New York City Friday

    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to authorities in New York City Friday. It wasn’t immediately clear which charges Weinstein might face. Weinstein’s attorney Benjamin Brafman had no comment on the matter. On Wednesday Brafman said in a court filing that federal prosecutors...
  • Unarmed black man fatally shot by NYPD had long rap sheet, once arrested without pants and eating rocks: report

    A man shot and killed by an NYPD officer Wednesday evening reportedly had a long rap sheet, including one incident in 2008 where officers found him on the street without pants, eating rocks. Saheed Vassell, a 34-year-old whose family describes him as having bipolar disorder, was killed in a...
  • NYPD confirms 5 passengers in NYC helicopter crash are dead

    A helicopter crashed into New York City’s East River Sunday night and flipped upside down in the water, killing all five passengers aboard, officials said. A spokesman for the NYPD confirmed the deaths to The Associated Press early Monday morning. The helicopter, a private charter hired for a photo...
  • NYPD Ready to Arrest Quavo Over Club Brawl, Robbery

    Quavo is about to get a new wrist accessory — handcuffs — law enforcement sources tell TMZ. Our sources tell TMZ … NYPD detectives have gotten in contact with the Migos rapper’s attorney, Drew Findling, informing him they have enough evidence to arrest Quavo. We’re told an arrest warrant hasn’t been issued...