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Santas brawl on New York street corner

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- New York police confirmed officers were alerted to a weekend brawl in which eight to 10 Santas duked it out on a snowy city sidewalk.
NYPD investigating death of Mexican diplomat's young son

NYPD investigating death of Mexican diplomat's young son

Dec. 12 (UPI) --New York police are investigating the "somewhat suspicious" death of the four-month old son of a Mexican diplomat.
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Report: Only 4 attackers laid siege to Nairobi mall in September

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Only four men may have executed the deadly attack on a Kenyan mall in September and they probably escaped, a New York Police Department report indicated.
Giant balloons fly high at Macy's parade

Giant balloons fly high at Macy's parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York managed to include 15 giant balloons Thursday, but the balloons were flying low because of high winds.

Security tight for Sunday's New York City Marathon

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Sunday's New York City Marathon will be the site of the largest anti-terrorist operation the city has ever experienced, officials said.

Recording of mom's voice used in search for missing teen with autism

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Efforts to locate a boy with autism include using a message from his mother pumped through a loudspeaker as they searched the streets of New York, police said.

Anonymous driver laps Manhattan in 24 minutes

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- New York police have pledged to hunt down the anonymous driver who recorded himself making a 26.5-mile lap around Manhattan in 24 minutes.

Police say dad not helping find suspects in shooting of son, 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The father of a 1-year-old boy killed in a drive-by shooting is not providing information about the suspects, New York police say.

NYPD commissioner: Violent crime will go up without stop-and-frisk

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Sunday that if the city's stop-and-frisk program is abandoned, more people will die.

Woman charged with murder after wild car ride with husband on hood

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A New York City woman went on an 11-block, high-speed car ride with her husband on the hood before a crash killed the man, police said.

Thieves find stealing an ATM easier than opening it

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- Thieves who used a stolen backhoe to steal an ATM machine and found they could not pry the ATM open have tried the same thing before, New York police said.
Obama apparently considering NYC's top cop for Homeland Security

Obama apparently considering NYC's top cop for Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- President Obama suggested Tuesday he is considering New York's police commissioner for homeland security secretary.

Schumer, Kelly want security screenings changed at Statue of Liberty

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday they object to the planned method to screen Statue of Liberty visitors.

N.Y. police probing possible cyberbullying in girl's suicide

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- New York police say they are looking into the death of a 12-year-old girl who apparently killed herself after being bullied online.

Man involved in N.J. hostage situation fatally shot by police

TRENTON, N.J., May 12 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man who held three children hostage during a 36-hour standoff with police was fatally shot when police stormed his home, officials said.

Hostage standoff in Trenton passes 24-hour mark

TRENTON, N.J., May 11 (UPI) -- Police want a "peaceful resolution" to a standoff in Trenton, N.J., with a man who may have killed his girlfriend and one of her children, an official said.
Search for human remains begins at NYC plane part site

Search for human remains begins at NYC plane part site

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- New York officials began sifting soil for human remains Tuesday at the site where a plane part from the Sept. 11, 2011, terror attacks was found.
Boston Marathon bombings suspect transferred to detention hospital

Boston Marathon bombings suspect transferred to detention hospital

BOSTON, April 26 (UPI) -- The surviving suspect in the twin blasts at the Boston Marathon has been moved to a federal detention hospital, a federal law enforcement official said Friday.
FBI: Tsarnaevs planned to explode bomb in Times Square

FBI: Tsarnaevs planned to explode bomb in Times Square

BOSTON, April 25 (UPI) -- The FBI told New York officials the Boston Marathon bombing suspects planned to travel to New York City and detonate explosives in Times Square.
911 dialed from Couric's late husband's phone

911 dialed from Couric's late husband's phone

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- At least 10 911 calls have been placed from a phone number registered to talk-show host Katie Couric's late husband, the New York Daily News reported.
NYC goes 9 days without homicides

NYC goes 9 days without homicides

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Freezing temperatures in New York City appear to have cut the crime rate in the Big Apple with no homicides reported for nine days, police said.

Three New York City police officers shot

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Three New York Police Department officers were shot in two separate incidents within an hour of each other, the police commissioner announced.

NYPD cop planned to kidnap, cook women

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A New York City police officer was charged Thursday with plotting to kidnap and cook scores of women in what the department called a "bizarre" scheme.
Movie theater security boosted

Movie theater security boosted

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) -- Police say they have heightened security at movie theaters across the United States following the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting during a screening of Batman.
Suspect in Etan's death arraigned

Suspect in Etan's death arraigned

NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- A man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 in New York was arraigned Friday on a charge of second-degree murder.
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