Video shows 2 NYPD cops shot by suspect during struggle in Bronx

BELMONT, Bronx (WABC) — A 23-year-old man is hospitalized in police custody after authorities say he shot and wounded two NYPD officers during a confrontation in the Bronx Wednesday night. It happened on East 187th Street and Beaumont Avenue in the Belmont section around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said police received a …

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Man arrested after 70-block joyride in stolen FedEx truck in NYC

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) — A man was arrested Tuesday morning after police say he stole an idle Fed Ex truck and took it on a 70-block joyride through Manhattan. It happened just after 10 a.m., when officers responded to a 911 call of a Fed Ex truck stolen from the intersection of East 28th …

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NYPD sergeant charged after opening fire inside Flushing karaoke bar

FLUSHING, Queens — An off-duty NYPD sergeant is accused of opening fire at a Queens karaoke bar. Raymond Wong, 45, who works at the 94th Precinct in Brooklyn, is facing assault charges. Investigators say he was involved in a dispute at the Prince Street, Flushing, bar Monday around 5 a.m. and may have been assaulted. …

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Some FDNY fire companies close amid continued staffing shortage

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — For a second day, a number of FDNY fire companies have closed because of lack of staffing in what the department suspects is a limited job action. FDNY officials said on Saturday they are aware that an unusual number of firefighters are visiting medical offices and calling out sick and …

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NYPD Commissioner Says Unmasked Officer Caught On Video Pushing Masked Commuter Will Be Disciplined

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s troubled by video of an incident involving two unmasked NYPD officers at an East Village subway station. The video shows the officers pushing a masked commuter out of the Eighth Street station Tuesday morning. READ MORE: Viral Video Shows Unmasked NYPD Officer Pushing Masked Commuter …

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Man spends 2nd night in tree in Queens, still refusing to come down

BROOKVILLE, Queens (WABC) — The mother of a man who is refusing to come down from a tree in Queens after he allegedly threatened to kill her has now filed a complaint against him. The complaint filed by 65-year-old Irlande Defailly states that she got into a verbal dispute with her son, 44-year-old Roody Thomas, …

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51-year-old man found fatally stabbed on Brighton Beach sidewalk

BRIGHTON BEACH, Brooklyn (WABC) — A 51-year-old man was found fatally stabbed on a Brooklyn sidewalk early Friday. Police responded to a 911 call at 3:47 a.m. of a man stabbed on Brighton Beach Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found the victim with multiple stab wounds to his chest. He was taken to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn …

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Arrest in vicious subway hammer attack at Union Square Station

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Police have made an arrest following a vicious hammer attack on a Manhattan subway platform. NYPD investigators arrested 41-year-old Jamar Newton of Brooklyn. He has been charged with Assault and Reckless Endangerment. Surveillance shows the attack, which took place early Saturday night on the northbound N and R train platform …

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At least 16 people shot in 90 minutes in Brooklyn and Queens

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) — Eight people were shot during a large party outside a Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment complex, part of an outburst of gunfire that injured at least 16 in an hour and a half in Brooklyn and Queens. The eight people – three men and five women, ranging in age from 18 to 27 years …

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