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 →

Police Deploy In NY After Paris Attacks

695521a8f3931cb987a76416144acee9bb20aa06New York went on a heightened state of alert Friday, deploying counter-terrorism police reinforcements to crowded places and French interests after attacks in Paris killed at least 39 people. Continue Reading →

Harlem State Senator Bill Perkins To Attend Police Impersonators Harassed Tenants Meeting

nypd polic impersonatorsAfter two instances of harassment from police impersonators entering their building, tenants at 50 West 93rd Street on the Upper West Side are holding a meeting with advocates and local elected officials to learn their rights and how to protect themselves. Continue Reading →

Herb Smoking Carjacker Almost Crashes Into Harlem Jail

car jackCarjacker Tyrone Neli, 41 who police suspect was high on high synthetic marijuana, led cops on a crazy car chase in Harlem after he threatened a woman with a brick before stealing her 2007 Ford Escape at St. Nicholas Ave., and West 129 St. in Harlem at 9 a.m., according to cops.

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Prisoner In Custody Escapes From NYPD In East Harlem

suspect in harlemA handcuffed prisoner escaped from police custody in East Harlem early Sunday — the third prisoner to evade cops since June, authorities said. Continue Reading →

NYPD Officer Arrest Man In Harlem (video)

red shirt man stopped in harlemThe NYPD officer is under investigation after his attempted arrest turns into boxing match on the streets of Harlem. The plainclothes NYPD officer was filmed fighting Saykou George (name has not been confirmed) during the day on Wednesday, July 2nd. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Samuel Jesse Battle, A Career Of Firsts

samuel jSamuel Jesse Battle (born January 16, 1883 in New Bern, North Carolina). His parents were among the last generation born into Southern slavery, and his own birth in 1883 was notable for another benchmark: At 16 pounds, he was the biggest baby ever recorded in North Carolina. Continue Reading →