2 Workers Rescued In East Harlem Building Collapse

scaffold-collapse graphicTwo workers were rescued after the scaffolding they were standing on collapsed in East Harlem Friday morning. It happened at 9:45 a.m. at the Lexington Houses near the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 98th Street. Continue Reading →

NYPD Cop Points Gun, Punches And Arrests Bystanders Filming Him In Harlem (video)

nypd punches harlem bystanderAn NYPD cop was stripped of his gun and shield Friday after video emerged showing him pointing his weapon at bystanders filming him — and then punching one of them in the face, cops said. Continue Reading →

Whatha, Man Repeatedly Stabbed Harlem Roommate

crime-tape-in-harlemA man stabbed his roommate multiple times Sunday morning in Harlem, according to the NYPD. A 52-year-old man entered a police station around 4:35 a.m. and informed officers that he had stabbed his roommate repeatedly, police said. Continue Reading →

Research Suggests Police-Worn Body Cameras Reduce Violence

1-krLGJSlG3kh0DDQ66gQAEAPolice brutality is a problem in the criminal justice system from Harlem to Hollywood. Police-worn body cameras are one potential remedy to these violent encounters, but they have both benefits and drawbacks. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Check Out FDNY vs. NYPD At The Fun City Bowl

fdnyrugby poster image in nycThe Fun City Bowl, the 44th meeting of the FDNY vs. NYPD teams, will be played on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 2pm EST. Continue Reading →

NYPD Gun Buy Back Program A Blast In Harlem

article-buyback-3-0506Gun buybacks are back in the NYPD’s arsenal.

The department purchased 81 guns from the community Saturday, no questions asked, at a Harlem church — the second such event in a month. Continue Reading →

2 NYPD Injured In Car Chase That Ends In Harlem Crash

crime-tape-in-harlemAmateur cell phone video shows the moments immediately after a head on collision in Harlem Friday afternoon between an NYPD patrol cruiser and two robbery suspects in an Acura sedan. Continue Reading →

Minority-Owned Bars, Liquor Stores In Harlem Punished More By NYPD, Investigation Finds

harlem liqour storesThe NYPD disproportionately punishes minority and immigrant-owned businesses for alcohol infractions, particularly bodegas and liquor stores, an investigation by the Daily News and ProPublica finds. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Joseph “Jazz” Hayden And De Blasio Aide Arrested

video with jazzAn adviser to Mayor de Blasio and Harlem activist Joseph “Jazz” Hayden were arrested for disorderly conduct Tuesday night for allegedly obstructing police officers who handcuffed an emotionally disturbed homeless man. Continue Reading →

Access The Same Crime Stats The NYPD Uses

nypdThe NY Post reports that City officials on Tuesday unveiled a new digital version of Compstat that will give the public ‘”unprecedented”’ access to the most current NYPD crime statistics from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →