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Off-duty NYPD officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot, becomes 8th city cop to die by suicide this year

An off-duty New York City police officer was found dead Tuesday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, becoming the eighth city cop to die by suicide this year, officials said. ...

Off-duty NYPD officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot, becomes 8th city cop to die by suicide this year

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Ninth NYPD officer dies by suicide this year Another New York City police officer committed suicide this week, the New York Police Department said, making it the second in two days and the ninth of this year....
2019-08-16, 13:39

Police officer kills himself, the 9th NYPD death by suicide this year An off-duty veteran New York city police officer killed himself, becoming the ninth police officer to die by suicide this year, authorities said.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Off-duty NYPD officer found dead in Queens, force's ninth suicide this year A veteran officer with the New York Police Department was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday, becoming the ninth officer this year to commit suicide....
2019-08-15, 05:26

NYPD cop kills himself in fourth officer suicide this month An off-duty NYPD cop died in an apparent suicide at his Long Island home –the fourth city cop to take his own life this month, law enforcement sources told The Post Thursday. The Bronx cop, identified by sources as 53-year-old Kevin Preiss, was found dead at his Hicksville home in Nassau Count...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Fourth NYPD officer suicide in 3 weeks a reminder of ‘combustible’ situation _____ Hours after a New York Police Department officer died by suicide, Frank Dowling, a psychiatrist who works with members of the NYPD, tweeted a plea to those in uniform. “NYPD officers — look in the mirror — take a good look at your coworker … ask your partner are you OK?” he p...
2019-06-30, 20:52

Sister of 9th NYPD officer to die by suicide in 2019 says 'blood is on' department's hands The sister of the ninth New York City police officer to die by suicide this year says she warned the department about guns her brother had in his home — and her concerns that one day he'd use them to kill himself....
2019-08-20, 20:00

Cop apparently kills himself, the eighth NYPD suicide this year An off-duty Bronx cop apparently killed himself Tuesday morning in Yonkers, the eighth NYPD cop to die by suicide this year, officials told The Post. The 35-year-old officer, who worked in the Bronx, died of self-inflicted injuries around 3 a.m. in Yonkers, police officials and sources said. He had ...
2019-08-13, 16:26

NYPD detective found dead in apparent suicide day after deputy chief's suicide NEW YORK CITY – A detective with the Brooklyn South homicide squad died Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, sources told The New York Post. ...
2019-06-07, 04:13

Lisa Vanderpump Stops Filming Vanderpump Rules After Mom Dies a Year After Brother's Suicide Lisa Vanderpump is taking a break from Vanderpump Rules as she mourns her mother Jean's recent death. Lisa's rep confirmed to E! News that the reality star has temporarily stepped......
2019-06-20, 19:39

Mother, 2 sons died of gunshot wounds, father died by suicide, Iowa police say Authorities are investigating the death of a family of four found Saturday in an Iowa home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, according to autopsies.        ...
2019-06-17, 23:39

James O’Neill was ‘knocked down’ by latest NYPD suicide The city’s police commissioner said he was “knocked down” by an NYPD cop’s suicide this past weekend — the fifth member of service to take his own life since June and the seventh so far this year in a disturbing spate at the department. “It takes a lot to knock me down,...
2019-08-01, 07:52

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New York City cops — they’ll hold it together right to the edge, until they break,” says Prochut, 46, wh...
2019-08-20, 05:00

NYPD rolling out initiatives amid cop suicide crisis Amid a rash of cop suicides that had the mayor making a personal appeal to every cop in the city, the police commissioner announced a new game plan to address the crisis. The department announced three new initiatives to combat the scourge. The first is set to roll out in a matter of days. A......
2019-08-16, 15:39

NYPD officer accidentally shoots himself in the groin An NYPD cop was grazed by a bullet when his gun accidentally fired in a Brooklyn housing project Friday night, police said. The bullet grazed the on-duty officer’s groin area in the Wyckoff Gardens Houses at about 8 p.m., a police source said. He was taken to an area hospital and is expected to make...
2019-07-06, 15:39

Ex-NYPD officer indicted on murder charge in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been indicted on murder charges in Louisiana. The New Orleans Advocate reports 29-year-old Gerardo Bugallo-Beret was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the March shooting death of Tyrone Reese. A press release from District Atto...
2019-06-28, 11:39

NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold should be fired, judge says Eric Garner died in July 2014 after being pulled to the groundFederal prosecutors last month declined to bring chargesA judge has recommended that Daniel Pantaleo, the New York police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, be fired. Related: The killer cop who took Eric Garner's l...
2019-08-02, 19:52

'I can't breathe': NYPD fires officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold Daniel Pantaleo held Garner in chokehold before his death, and his words became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movementA New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed African American man killed by police on Staten Island in 2014, has been fired by the depa...
2019-08-20, 11:52

NYPD officer kills himself amid rash of police suicides A New York Police Department officer died by suicide in Yonkers today, the eighth such death for the department in 2019.        ...
2019-08-14, 09:39

NYPD Fires Officer Responsible for the Death of Eric Garner Five years after “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry for police accountability in light of the unnecessary death of 43-year-old Eric Garner, comes the news that the officer responsible, Daniel Pantaleo, has been fired....
2019-08-19, 22:39

Suicide cop’s sister says NYPD officers stay mum on mental health out of demotion fears Cops like NYPD suicide victim Robert Echeverria keep their mental health struggles a secret for fear their bosses will take their guns away — and demote them to a desk job where they’ll lose their overtime pay, his sister told The Post. “I offered my brother $500 to go to a private psychiatris...
2019-08-17, 02:26

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at his head, police said. Cops were responding to a group of people lighting off the pyrotechnics on Nostrand Avenue near St. John’s Place in the wee ...
2019-07-06, 04:13

Gang member arrested for dumping water on NYPD officer, police say New York City police reportedly have identified one of the individuals caught on video drenching uniformed officers with buckets of water as being a gang member....
2019-07-24, 20:52

NYPD fires officer involved in Eric Garner's 2014 death The New York City police officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner in an encounter that ended with Garner's death has been fired, New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday....
2019-08-19, 19:26

NYPD officer accused in Eric Garner's death has been fired, commissioner says Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner that sparked nationwide outrage, has been fired, Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday afternoon....
2019-08-20, 02:39

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot while popping off three shots — is Willie Smit...
2019-06-02, 07:01

NYPD officer suffers head injury after he’s clipped by subway train An NYPD officer suffered a head injury when he was clipped by a train while responding to a call for an assault in an Upper East Side subway station, police said Saturday. Cops received a call for an assault inside the 86th Street station near Lexington Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. Friday. They were...
2019-07-20, 17:52

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out department-wide less than a day after the ninth cop suicid...
2019-08-16, 15:39

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
2019-07-16, 19:39

Video shows bystanders coming to aid of NYPD officer who had finger stuck in trunk A New York City Police Officer seen in a viral video being helped by a group of good samaritans after he got his finger stuck in the trunk of his cruiser says the whole ordeal has "put a little bit of faith back in humanity."...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Eric Garner's family, fired officer both vow to keep fighting after NYPD decision Both Eric Garner's family and Daniel Pantaleo's legal team said they would keep fighting after the NYPD announced the decision to fire the officer.        ...
2019-08-20, 16:00

Justice Department Won’t Bring Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner’s Death In a move that is surprising to no one who has been paying attention, Trump’s Justice Department—lead by William Barr, aka “Evil Fred Flintstone”—will not bring any charges against the white New York City police officers who used an illegal chokehold to cut short the life of Eric Garner, reports the...
2019-07-17, 01:13

NYPD officer in Eric Garner’s chokehold death won’t face federal charges FILE – In this undated family file photo provided by the National Action Network, Eric Garner, right, poses with his children during a family outing. Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 chokehold death of E...
2019-07-16, 18:26

NYPD Suspends Officer Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends He Should be Fired A New York administrative judge has found, like those of us with working eyes, that Daniel Pantaleo—the New York City police officer who used a banned chokehold when arresting Eric Garner for the domestic terrorist crime of selling loose cigarettes—should be fired....
2019-08-02, 23:00

NYPD Officer Arrested After Hiring a Hitman to Kill Her Husband and Her Boyfriend's Daughter New York police officer Valerie Cincinelli, mother of two, paid $7,000 as part of a complicated scheme to have her husband Isaiah Carvalho Jr. killed....
2019-05-21, 16:00

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in ‘chokehold’ death of Eric Garner NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday. “The unintended consequence of Mr. Garner’s death must have a consequence of its own,” O’Neill said. “It is clear that Daniel Pantaleo can no longer effective...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Teen piano prodigy who played with Billy Joel made honorary NYPD officer A blind teen piano prodigy became an honorary police officer Thursday — and showed off his talents in a concert at NYPD headquarters. Logan Riman, 14, of Brooklyn — who previously performed with his idol Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden in July — was sworn in to duty as part of ...
2019-08-02, 01:52

Commissioner fires NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for 2014 death of Eric Garner New York City Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill fired officer Daniel Pantaleo Monday over the controversial choking death of Eric Garner five years ago....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Tunis suicide attacks kill 1 police officer, injure 8 Two suicide bomb attacks ripped through the Tunisian capital of Tunis killing at least one person and injuring eight others as its president was rushed to a military hospital due to a "severe health condition."...
2019-06-28, 15:39

Police officer in Eric Garner's death, Daniel Pantaleo, should be fired, NYPD judge says Eric Garner’s pleas of "I can’t breathe" became a rallying cry on police brutality. Daniel Pantaleo, the officer, should be fired, judge says.        ...
2019-08-03, 01:13

'Today we can't breathe': Garner family react after prosecutors fail to charge NYPD officer – video The family of Eric Garner have spoken of their anger after no charges were brought against Daniel Pantaleo, a white police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Garner, an African American man killed almost five years ago. The arrest was captured on cellphone video, which showed Garner repeat...
2019-07-18, 00:39

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2019-08-20, 08:39

Suicide of Quebec provincial police officer a reminder of job’s mental toll In addition to finding the childrens' bodies, it was Sûreté du Québec officer Patrick Bigras who arrested Guy Turcotte at the scene, after finding him hiding under a bed....
2019-07-24, 03:00

NYPD officer pleads not guilty in alleged murder-for-hire plot involving ex-husband and boyfriend's daughter The New York City police officer accused of orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot meant to kill her ex-husband and her boyfriend’s daughter pleaded not guilty to charges during a Friday hearing....
2019-06-18, 18:13

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday outside the station house where he began his career. “Today, we mourn the loss of Detective Christop...
2019-07-22, 08:39

Brooklyn man dies after sucker punch, NYPD searches for suspect The New York City Police Department on Thursday released surveillance footage they say shows the suspect they believe threw a fatal sucker punch that led to a man's death on a Brooklyn boardwalk earlier this month....
2019-07-19, 09:13

'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday – all from suicides.        ...
2019-06-15, 20:52

Police union calls Mayor Bill de Blasio 'full of sh--' for offering condolences after officer's suicide The Sergeants Benevolent Association attacked New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Twitter Thursday saying the 2020 candidate is "full of sh--" after he tweeted his condolences for the death of police officer in Long Island, calling the mayor out for comments made during Wednesday night's debate....
2019-06-28, 05:13

California police officer accused of soliciting minor for sex found dead in apparent suicide, cops say A San Diego police officer arrested last month for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor was found shot dead inside his home Monday in what police are calling an apparent suicide....
2019-08-06, 17:26

‘Panty-munching’ cop Victor Falcon sues NYPD, city The NYPD officer who accused his boss of shoving her filthy panties into his mouth during an argument is suing the city and a handful of higher-ranking officers, alleging they’re trying to drive him from the department because he complained. In his lawsuit, so-called “panty-munching̶...
2019-06-06, 05:26

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
2019-08-05, 20:13

Alabama Police Officer Rehired After Mocking Nigel Shelby’s Suicide: ‘We Feel He Will Be a Good Addition to the Department’ In April, we learned of Nigel Shelby—the 15-year-old Huntsville High freshman who allegedly took his own life after relentless homophobic bullying drove him to despair. His tragic fate became headline news as mourners throughout the world struggled to come to grips with this devastating loss....
2019-07-13, 08:52

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide An infant was discovered unconscious and with signs of trauma inside a Bronx apartment — in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. The 1-month-old girl, identified by authorities as Monreux Mercado, wasn’t breathing when she was found at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the second-fl...
2019-07-12, 21:13

NYPD officers protest de Blasio outside Democratic debate: ‘Can’t run the city, can’t run the country’ NYPD cops turned out Wednesday to protest New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance at the 2020 Democratic primary debate, calling on him to get back to the Big Apple, negotiate with the men and women in blue, and "finish the job that he ran for."...
2019-08-01, 04:13

NYPD union chief: Commissioner 'cringing in fear' by firing officer in Eric Garner death The NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold in the moments before his death on a New York City Street five years ago was fired.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

Jeffrey Epstein dies in apparent suicide in New York jail Wealthy financier, 66, had been accused of sex trafficking and was being held without bail after being arrested on 6 JulyWealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein has killed himself at a New York jail, according to authorities in New York and media reports.“Saturday, August 10, 2019, at approximately 6.30am...
2019-08-11, 03:26

3rd suspected suicide in 9 days for New York City police NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer has died after shooting himself in the head, the department’s third suspected suicide in nine days. Police say he was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday on a Staten Island street. Two officers died in suspected suicides within 24 hours o...
2019-06-15, 05:13

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident: the Hate Crime Task Force....
2019-05-27, 17:39

New York Police Officer Who Fought For 9/11 First Responders Dies At 53 Earlier this month, retired New York police detective Luis Alvarez delivered a heartbreaking plea to Congress to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which provides financial assistance......
2019-06-30, 06:00

Man dies in shootout with Wayne State officer in Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in a shootout with a Wayne State University police officer in Detroit. The school’s police Chief Anthony Holt says the department responded Wednesday night following a 911 call about shots being fired. The Detroit News says someone reported that th...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Accusers look to civil suit against estate after Jeffrey Epstein dies in apparent suicide While the criminal suit against the former hedge fund manager will be dropped because no one else was charged, many civil suits will likely continue....
2019-08-11, 01:00

Jeffrey Epstein dies by suicide a month after arrest in child sex trafficking case Epstein, 66, hanged himself in Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center, where he was being held without bail. He was found at 6:30 a.m. Saturday....
2019-08-10, 17:52

Couple who couldn’t afford medical bills dies in apparent murder-suicide An elderly married couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in Washington State this week left several notes saying they could not afford medical bills that had been piling up for them in recent months, authorities said. The husband called police in Whatcom County soon after 8 a.m. on Wednesday...
2019-08-10, 07:26

17-year-old cyclist dies in SI crash, 16th rider killed this year A 17-year-old cyclist was fatally hit by a tow truck in Staten Island on Tuesday — the 16th bike rider killed on New York City streets this year. The boy was riding his green GT mountain bike alongside his brother eastward on Castleton Avenue in West Brighton around noon when he ran a red ligh...
2019-07-24, 04:52

New York Police Officer Kills Himself, Third Police Suicide in 10 Days The police commissioner urged officers to seek mental health care, reiterating what he said after a deputy chief and detective took their own lives this month....
2019-06-15, 09:26

NYPD chief admits city insurance falls short on mental health care in wake of cop suicides Hours after the NYPD lost its eighth officer to suicide this year, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan admitted that the city’s health care system makes it tough for cops to seek mental health care. The top cop made the comments during an appearance on WNYC’s “Brian Lehrer Sho...
2019-08-14, 08:00

Equestrian coach, rider Robert Gage dies by suicide after recent SafeSport ban for misconduct Robert Gage, a three-time World Cup Grand Prix equestrian rider, was banned by SafeSport, which investigates allegations of abuse in Olympic sports.       ...
2019-06-14, 22:26

Police officer shot while responding to domestic violence call dies SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Chief Dave Peletta said during a news conference early Thursday that 26-year-old Tara O’Sullivan died at UC Davis Medical Center hours aft...
2019-06-20, 14:39

City correction officer busted for raping teen in the Bronx A city Department of Correction worker was busted Tuesday morning for raping a teen in the Bronx, police said. Christopher Sierra, 27, was arrested around 1:15 a.m. for attacking the 19-year-old acquaintance inside an apartment around 2:30 a.m. Monday, police said. The woman told police Sierra raped...
2019-07-09, 20:52

Former NYPD Crime Stoppers cop gets year, day for bank fraud scheme A former NYPD detective who followed up on tips for the department’s Crime Stoppers Unit has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for his role in a bank fraud scheme that was busted with the help of a tipster. Detective Michael Bonanno, 45, of Staten Island pleaded guilty to schemi...
2019-08-01, 01:26

Sacramento police officer dies after long shooting standoff during domestic call Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, police in Sacramento said early Thursday.        ...
2019-06-20, 15:52

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, two journalists confirmed dead A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-12, 23:39

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-12, 22:52

DA declines to prosecute city correction officer busted for allegedly raping teen The Bronx District Attorney’s Office declined to prosecute a city correction officer accused of raping a teenage acquaintance, authorities said Wednesday. Officials made the decision not to prosecute the case against 27-year-old Christopher Sierra after determining there was insufficient evide...
2019-07-11, 02:13

NYPD sergeant in charge of Eric Garner scene to face administrative trial by end of year The NYPD sergeant who was in charge of the scene when Eric Garner died will be put on administrative trial by the end of the year, according to officials. “At this point, there’s one more trial, and it will also again be a public trial held by the NYPD for one of the sergeants involved,’’......
2019-08-21, 04:39

17-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide Over NEET Failure A 17-year-old girl from nearby Tirupur allegedly committed suicide Wednesday apparently dejected over her inability to clear the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)....
2019-06-06, 04:26

70-year-old marathoner disqualified for cheating committed suicide: coroner The 70-year-old retired physician — who was found dead in a river last week after being accused of cheating in the Los Angeles Marathon — committed suicide, authorities said Monday. Frank Meza, who was disqualified last week after video showed he fled the course during his record-setting run, died f...
2019-07-09, 09:39

Death of 70-year-old Los Angeles marathoner accused of cheating ruled a suicide The death of Frank Meza, the 70-year-old disqualified marathon runner whose body was found in the Los Angeles River last week, was ruled a suicide.       ...
2019-07-09, 19:13

Ex-officer shown kicking suspect gets a year in prison COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has been sentenced to a year in prison after a cellphone video showed him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Ohio’s southern district says former Franklin Township officer Robert Wells was sentenced ...
2019-06-19, 23:52

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and racially-charged death of Eric Garner -- with Attorn...
2019-07-16, 20:26

Body of toddler identified as 2-year-old whose parents died in an apparent murder-suicide The body of a child found in a remote part of Montana has been identified as Aiden Castiel Salcido, the toddler investigators had been looking for since his parents were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide last week, authorities said....
2019-08-02, 18:00

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
2019-06-17, 10:26

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesday, adding that he may never have known he had the virus. The case renewed fears in the bustling city on the Rwandan border that has an international ai...
2019-08-01, 02:39

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of roughly 1 million people and a regional transport ...
2019-07-16, 17:13

White Man Wrongly Branded as Killer of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes Dead of Apparent Suicide Many hearts shattered with the news of the tragic shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, the little girl who was gunned down in a Houston-area Walmart parking lot in December 2018....
2019-08-01, 20:26

A Utah officer pulled his gun on a 10-year-old black boy. He'll keep working, chief says. Police in Woods Cross, Utah, said the officer will keep working during an review involving an incident involving the 10-year-old son of Jerri Hrubes.        ...
2019-06-12, 03:52

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.        ...
2019-05-28, 06:13

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding, the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Jeffrey Epstein's death officially ruled a suicide by New York City's chief medical examiner A medical examiner officially ruled Friday that Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, refuting conspiracies that the disgraced financier had potentially died of other causes.        ...
2019-08-17, 07:13

Two Americans held in Italian custody after stabbing death of 35-year-old police officer Two teenage U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome for the stabbing death of an Italian police officer that has sparked outrage in the country.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Minneapolis police officer who killed Justine Damond given 12-year jail term Mohamed Noor convicted in April over death of AustralianNoor said sorry in court for ‘taking the life of a perfect person’A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing the Australian life coach Justine Damond apologized to her family for “taking the life of a perfect person”, just before ...
2019-06-07, 21:26

Rescue dog in city care dies en route to new home during heat wave A dog from the city pound died of possible heat exhaustion while being driven to his forever home during the hottest weekend the Big Apple has seen in nearly a decade, The Post has learned. Don — a 2-year-old pit bull who’d been rescued from Brooklyn’s Animal Care Center — wa...
2019-07-23, 02:01

Oklahoma City bombing trial judge Richard Matsch dies at 88 DENVER (AP) — The no-nonsense federal judge who gained national respect overseeing the Oklahoma City bombing trials has died. The clerk of Colorado’s federal court, Jeffrey Colwell, says U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch died on Sunday. He was 88. Matsch (MAY’-ch) was known for cowboy h...
2019-05-28, 18:52

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to come in from out of town with guns to terrorize us.”One week after what is believed to be the deadliest attack against Latinos in recent US history, the...
2019-08-14, 07:39

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s borders as the outbreak enters a second year. The man may never have known he had Ebola and was contagious for days ...
2019-08-01, 02:26

Baby Cut Out Of 19-Year-Old Mother's Womb In US Dies A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
2019-06-15, 00:26

11-year-old girl dies in multiple-car accident in the Bronx An 11-year-old girl died last night in a five-car accident on the Major Deegan Expressway, police said. It happened at around 10:30 p.m. when an SUV traveling south hit another vehicle, setting off a chain reaction pile up. A man whose window overlooks the scene at the expressway and 167th St. said ...
2019-06-30, 12:26

1-year-old child left in SUV dies in south Texas GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A 1-year-old child has died after being left in a parked SUV in south Texas for about five hours. Galveston police spokesman Sgt. Xavier Hancock tells the Daily News that a parent had arrived for work at a restaurant about 11 a.m. Saturday with the child in a black SUV. The p...
2019-06-24, 07:13

20-year-old dies after drowning in Lake Pleasant on Memorial Day MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. (KPNX) – A 20-year-old man died Monday after he was pulled from Lake Pleasant after drowning, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO says the man was swimming in the Operations Cove at Lake Pleasant when he began to struggle and went under. He was ...
2019-05-28, 11:13

9-year-old boy mysteriously dies from common cold virus A 9-year-old California boy recently died from a virus associated with the common cold — an extremely rare occurrence that has perplexed his doctors and family, according to a new report. Soon-to-be fourth-grader Tristan Ang, of Milpitas, fell ill last month and there was initially no cause for alar...
2019-07-16, 01:39

11-year-old Missouri girl dies in bulldozer accident LABADIE, Mo. (AP) — An 11-year-old Missouri girl is dead after an accident involving a bulldozer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Emma Proemsey of Labadie died Saturday. The child was on a utility vehicle that came up behind the bulldozer. The patrol says the bulldozer driver, 65-year-old Lar...
2019-06-10, 16:39

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, Sacramento Metro Fire officials said. “As fa...
2019-07-18, 02:39

22-year-old cyclist dies after crash in Tour de Pologne “It wasn’t a high-speed descent. It was a straight and wide road,” Tour de Pologne director Czeslaw Lang said. “He had a moment of hesitation, he left the asphalt and the tragedy occurred."...
2019-08-06, 11:00

6-year-old girl dies from her dad's golf shot A tragic golfing accident killed 6-year-old Aria Hill at a Utah golf course. Hill was accidentally struck in the head by her father's ball.        ...
2019-07-17, 19:52

6-year-old girl dies after father accidentally hit her with golf ball Tragedy struck Monday when a 6-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck in the back of the head by a golf ball hit by her father.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

15-year-old dies after falling on first day of work for Alabama roofer, cops say An underage Guatemalan boy died in Alabama Monday after falling nearly 40 feet off of a roof during his first day of on the job as a construction worker.  ...
2019-07-02, 13:52

1-year-old boy dies when golf cart overturns after hitting pothole A baby boy died when a golf cart he and six members of his family were riding in struck a pothole and overturned near the Trump National Golf Club in North Carolina, according to cops. The accident in Moorseville on Sunday night caused the cart, which was loaded with three adults and four children, ...
2019-05-28, 17:26

38-Year-Old Dies During Police Checking In UP, Family Alleges Assault A 38-year-old man has died in western Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor town during a vehicle checking drive by the local police. The man's family alleges the police assaulted him during the checking and that......
2019-06-28, 21:52

3-Year-Old Son of Country Singer Granger Smith Dies After Accident (NASHVILLE) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs to ot...
2019-06-07, 02:26

43-year-old migrant collapses at U.S. border station, dies in hospital A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the U.S. with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died at a hospital, officials said Saturday....
2019-06-30, 13:01

13-year-old girl dies after she’s dumped at hospital in disturbing mystery A 13-year-old missing Massachusetts girl was dumped at a hospital there — possibly by a much older man — and pronounced dead shortly afterward, according to a disturbing new report. Chloe Ricard, 13, of Amesbury, was dropped off at the emergency room of Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., ...
2019-05-22, 22:00

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the current outbreak died in Uganda on Tuesday night.The c...
2019-06-12, 16:52

11-year-old boy with dairy allergy dies after dad gives him milk chocolate by accident British boy Raffi Pownall, who had a severe dairy allergy, was accidentally given a chocolate bar containing milk powder by his father.        ...
2019-07-24, 22:13

Hero dad dies saving 3-year-old son who fell off bridge into lake A Minnesota dad died a hero over Father’s Day weekend by saving his 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge and into a lake, according to authorities and a new report. Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz, 32, sprang into action when the tot fell from a bridge into Dead Shot Bay on Detroit Lakes...
2019-06-17, 18:13

28-Year-Old Man Dressed As Fairy Mascot Dies From Heatstroke In Japan A 28-year-old man dressed as a fairy mascot at a Japanese amusement park has died from heatstroke, as temperatures in the country soar above 30 degrees Celsius....
2019-07-31, 18:52

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West....
2019-06-07, 15:13

A Texas police officer was his department's first officer killed in the line of duty in more than 40 years A Texas police officer who'd been featured on the A&E show "Live PD" has been killed in a shooting, becoming his police department's first officer lost in the line of duty since 1978....
2019-06-23, 15:26

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
2019-07-22, 07:26

18-year-old pageant queen and pilot dies in fiery plane crash An 18-year-old pilot, who was set to compete in a Mississippi pageant later this month, died when she crashed on a golf course, officials said Sunday. Lake Little, the daughter of Starkville, Miss., Alderman David Little and his wife Pattie, succumbed late Saturday to her injuries from the 3:15 p.m....
2019-07-08, 10:13

6-year-old girl dies after father accidentally hits her with golf ball Tragedy struck Monday when a 6-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck in the back of the head by a golf ball hit by her father.       ...
2019-07-18, 01:39

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blows into power lines RENO, Nev. — A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend. The family of Elizabeth “Lizzy” Hammond issued a statement Friday confirming her death from the incident las...
2019-07-20, 02:52

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blown into power lines A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend.        ...
2019-07-20, 20:00

12-Year-Old Girl, Trapped For Hours After Wall Collapse In Mumbai, Dies A 14-hour-long effort to rescue a 12-year-old girl, trapped under debris after heavy rain led to the collapse of a wall in Mumbai's Malad area, ended in tragedy as the rescue team pulled out her body......
2019-07-02, 16:26

Country Singer Granger Smith’s 3-Year-Old Son Dies In ‘Tragic Accident’ (NBC NEWS) – Country singer Granger Smith announced the death of his 3-year-old son, River, in an emotional Instagram post Thursday. River died following a “tragic accident” and was unable to be revived by doctors, Smith wrote. A spokesperson for the singer told NBC News that River...
2019-06-15, 22:26

2-year-old boy dies from E. coli linked to animals at San Diego County Fair Three other children were also sickened by the bacteria after coming in contact with animals at the fair.        ...
2019-06-29, 19:13

Nashville officer killed after 17-year-old driving without a license slammed into his police vehicle while on duty, police say A Tennessee police officer was killed while on duty Thursday when his marked police car was struck by a 17-year-old driver who was driving without a license, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
2019-07-05, 04:52

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 11:00

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."...
2019-07-24, 21:13

We built this city: the 90-year-olds who made a metropolis In 1947, 50,000 volunteers helped create Dimitrovgrad, a new city that symbolised the brave new world of communist Bulgaria. Many still live thereDo you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesIn her flat overlooking the main square of Dimitrovgrad, 90-year-old Maria Oteva casts h...
2019-07-09, 14:00

It takes the city more than a year to fix a sidewalk, audit finds The city’s Parks Department works at such a snail’s pace repairing tree-damaged sidewalks that some homeowners are left waiting more than a decade for them to be fixed, a new comptroller’s audit shows. City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office reviewed the 11,392 service requests th...
2019-06-30, 20:39

Where to celebrate this year’s New York City Pride March New York was already turning rainbow-colored early Sunday hours before the start of the official Pride march. As millions were expected to watch the annual march — billed as the biggest LGBTQ demonstration and celebration in the world — many proudly swamped the city with rainbow colors a...
2019-06-30, 20:39

Country music world reacts after Granger Smith's 3-year-old son dies Granger Smith received an outpouring of support after he announced his infant son's drowning death.        ...
2019-06-07, 21:26

1-year-old boy dies in Texas after being left in hot car, police say; 13th death nationally in 2019 A 1-year-old boy died Saturday after his parent left him in a hot car while at work for about five hours, police in Galveston, Texas said.        ...
2019-06-24, 00:52

Police: Indiana 12-year-old dies after restrained in bathtub with shackles, dog shock collar BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A father and stepmother have been charged with neglect in the death of a 12-year-old boy whom authorities say was kept shackled in a bathtub and weighed only about 50 pounds. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department says 32-year-old Luis Posso and 25-year-old Dayan Media...
2019-05-29, 19:26

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in neighboring Uganda confirmed as of today. Tragically, one of those confirmed cases includes a 5-year-old boy who died from the illness.Read more......
2019-06-12, 18:26

The year of Akira: how does 2019 Neo-Tokyo compare with today's city? From architecture to highways and the Olympic stadium, how does reality shape up against Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 animated dystopia?It’s 2019 and Tokyo is a sprawling megalopolis preparing for the 2020 Olympics. The city is crowded, fraying at the edges. The young are aimless and underemployed, obsess...
2019-06-16, 11:26

New York City Triathlon Canceled This Year, but Will Still Be in July in 2020 The decision to cancel it came a day after Mayor de Blasio urged race directors not to hold the event on Sunday, when temperatures in the high 90s are expected....
2019-07-20, 00:26

Brooklyn man found in bed with gunshot wounds to the face A 45-year-old man was found lying in his bed with two gun shot wounds to his face in Brooklyn Friday afternoon, police said. The unidentified man was alone inside of his Sunset Park apartment on 51st Street around 12:34 p.m. when his landlord came to ask him about his rent and instead found his life...
2019-06-29, 03:26

Discovery of 9,000-year-old city offers glimpse of Stone Age living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the Stone Age....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Trump's Bronx golf course lost $122,000 last year and blamed New York City The company's explanation for the loss, despite the sweetheart deal: A faulty gas pipe installed by the city that delayed a construction project....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Pound hits two-year low as City fears of no-deal Brexit intensify Sterling falls by a cent against dollar after Tory leadership candidates’ backstop remarks The pound has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after pledges by both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to ditch a key part of the UK-EU withdrawal agreement intensified City fears over a no-deal B...
2019-07-16, 21:39

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with future generations, but these tales provide unparalleled information on what life was really like. Excavators sometimes find really exciting artifacts in a...
2019-05-31, 21:39

Police: Ex-Oklahoma lawmaker died of self-inflicted gunshot NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a former Oklahoma state senator who was found dead inside his home apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The Norman Police Department said Thursday it has concluded its investigation into the death of 53-year-old Jonathan Nichols. Investigators say fou...
2019-06-27, 20:26

David Ortiz underwent a third surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has had a third surgery, coming weeks after a gunman shot him in the back in his native Dominican Republic, his wife said in a statement Thursday....
2019-07-11, 20:13

MLB notebook: Ortiz is Boston-bound for gunshot recovery The Boston Red Sox have sent a team plane to the Dominican Republic to transport former star David Ortiz to the city for medical treatment, ESPN's Enrique Rojas reported Monday afternoon....
2019-06-11, 03:00

MLB notebook: Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot recovery Former slugger David Ortiz arrived in Boston on a Red Sox team plane and was taken to a hospital on Monday, a day after he was shot in the back while at a Dominican Republic nightclub....
2019-06-11, 06:00

Two men found dead with gunshot trauma at midtown residence TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a potential double homicide after two men were found deceased Monday evening at a midtown residence. According to officials, TPD received a report of a possible homicide at a home at around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Navajo Road near S...
2019-06-18, 22:26

David Ortiz doing ‘fine’ after surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was in stable condition and doing “fine” Monday after a gunman ambushed him in the Dominican Republic, according to a report citing his family. “He is out of surgery and stable; he is resting,” Ortiz’s dad, Leo Ortiz, told ESPN. “Big Papi w...
2019-06-10, 18:13

Ortiz in Boston to receive care for gunshot wound David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
2019-06-11, 09:13

Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot wound care Former slugger David Ortiz arrived in Boston on a Red Sox team plane and was taken to a hospital on Monday, a day after he was shot in the back while at a Dominican Republic nightclub....
2019-06-11, 06:00

3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas For Water God Were Answered 3,800 years ago, the people living in what is now called Vichama, Peru carved snakes and human heads into their walls alongside depictions of emaciated people. They were starving and dying and hoped a water deity would finally be lenient and send them some rain to let their friends, family, and neig...
2019-08-21, 07:13

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
2019-05-22, 10:13

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter died of self-inflicted gunshot The man who opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California killed himself with a self-inflicted gunshot, the Santa Clara Coroner's Office said Friday....
2019-08-03, 14:39

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head, according to a local media report. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
2019-06-03, 18:26

"Sounded Like A Gunshot": Plane Crashes Into House, Residents Stunned A neighbourhood was left shocked after a small plane crashed into a house in Danbury, Connecticut. Footage of the incident shows the glider stuck on the roof of the Golden Hill Avenue home....
2019-06-05, 15:52

Police Investigate After Gunshot Victim Found On Jennifer Road LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington police are investigating after a man was found in the roadway with a gunshot wound. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Jennifer Road. Officials say they responded to a report of a man walking around a parking lot, potentially with a handgun, and later f...
2019-06-12, 11:52

German district president found dead with gunshot wound — report Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound in his head, according to a local media report. Police reportedly found no weapon at the scene....
2019-06-03, 08:00

Teenage Suspects in Canadian Killings Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds The bodies of Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky were found in northern Manitoba last week after a two-week manhunt. An autopsy found they had died from “suicides from gunfire.”...
2019-08-13, 01:13

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz has third surgery to address complications from a gunshot wound David Ortiz underwent a third surgery to address complications from a gunshot wound he suffered more than a month ago at Dominican Republic bar.       ...
2019-07-11, 19:13

David Ortiz receives tons of support as he recovers from gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is receiving tons of support from former teammates, current Major League Baseball players and more as he recovers from a gunshot wound....
2019-06-10, 23:26

Coroner: Gilroy victims died of chest, back gunshot wounds SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Clara County coroner’s office says two of the victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting died of gunshot wounds to their chests and a third died of a back wound. The office of the medical examiner-coroner says Monday the deaths of Trevor Irby, Keyla Salaza...
2019-08-06, 00:52

David Ortiz needed third surgery after suffering complications from gunshot wound, wife says Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz underwent a third surgery for complications after suffering a gunshot wound in a shooting at a Dominican Republic bar last month, his wife said Thursday....
2019-07-12, 07:39

Ole Miss student Ally Kostial died of 'multiple gunshot wounds,' investigators say A 21-year-old University of Mississippi student who a friend claimed was "harassed" by her alleged killer "for years" died of "multiple gunshot wounds," according to a preliminary autopsy report released Wednesday....
2019-07-25, 08:13

Former Olympian charged in shooting that left woman with multiple gunshot wounds at equestrian facility A former member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team allegedly shot a woman multiple times at his New Jersey equestrian facility Wednesday, police said....
2019-08-09, 17:26

Four people found dead inside Iowa home suffered gunshot wounds, police say Authorities are investigating the deaths of four individuals found Saturday in a West Des Moines home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, police said.        ...
2019-06-16, 22:00

'Officer down! Officer down!' Chilling footage reveals deadly shootout in Sacramento A hearing is Monday for the man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento police officer in a fierce shootout captured on the bodycam of a fellow officer.        ...
2019-06-23, 22:01

'Passed away doing what he loved': Second American dies on Mount Everest in crowded year Christopher Kulish, 62, a Boulder, Colorado, attorney, became at least the ninth death atop Mount Everest this climbing season amid overcrowding.        ...
2019-05-28, 16:13

6-year-old girl dies after being struck with golf ball hit by father in 'horrible accident' Kellen Hill and his daughter Aria were golfing at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem, Utah, on Monday morning. A ball hit Aria in the back of her head.        ...
2019-07-17, 17:39

'Hero' teen dies after he tried to save 3-year-old girl from Bronx apartment fire Lucas Silverio, 19, ran back into the building after a fire broke out early Sunday to find Yasleen McDonald, 3, who was on the 14th floor.        ...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
2019-06-08, 00:52

''Officer hit! Officer hit!:' How the dramatic Virginia Beach shooting unfolded 12 people were killed May 31, 2019, in Virginia Beach when a city employee opened fire in a municipal building.        ...
2019-06-02, 04:13

Efficiency Win! The Dalai Lama Has Announced That His Dentist’s 30-Year-Old Son Is The Reincarnation of Him And Should Just Take Over As Dalai Lama After He Dies One of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders just made an incredible proclamation that is bound to save tons of time and make Buddhists all over the world stand up and cheer: The Dalai Lama has announced that his dentist’s 30-year-old son is the reincarnation of him and should just take over as Dal...
2019-08-15, 04:39

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-13, 01:00

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
2019-07-19, 02:52

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
2019-05-22, 12:26

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
2019-05-22, 20:13

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of th...
2019-08-12, 06:00

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
2019-07-17, 07:39

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit said the Nebraska City council had retaliated agains...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Coventry City announce groundshare at Birmingham City for next season • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry City have announced they will play their home games at Birmingham City’s St Andrew’s ground next season, after failing to reach a deal to stay at the Ricoh Arena....
2019-06-07, 15:26

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations....
2019-07-11, 19:13

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15, 02:39

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
2019-06-08, 05:00

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead of waiting for that magic pill, one European city f...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
2019-07-12, 21:52

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year and marked the fourth consecutive year of record a...
2019-05-22, 05:01

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
2019-05-22, 05:01

NYPD cop charged with attacking girlfriend An off-duty NYPD cop was arrested Tuesday for allegedly attacking his girlfriend, police said. Leonard Swanson, 46, was busted in Harlem just after midnight and charged with strangulation and assault, according to the NYPD. Swanson joined the force in 2014, according to city payroll records....
2019-06-04, 20:00

NYPD cop hit by car while rescuing kidnapping victim An NYPD officer was hit by a car in Brooklyn early Saturday while helping to rescue a man who had been kidnapped from the Bronx, police said. The victim, 32, was taken against his will from an unspecified spot in the southwest Bronx just after midnight by two men who demanded a ransom of cash......
2019-05-25, 21:52

Meet the NYPD’s badass bee cops The NYPD’s bee whisperers are making quite the buzz. One member of the two-man-led bee unit shocked the public when he sucked up a swarm with a hose in the Financial District — while wearing just a white t-shirt and slacks. “It was a little warm that day,” Officer Darren Mays, 48, ...
2019-05-31, 02:52

NYPD tells the Big Apple it’s too hot for crime It’s too hot for crime — at least, that’s what the NYPD is hoping for. “Sunday has been canceled. Stay indoors, nothing to see here. Really, we got this,” the department tweeted out Sunday. The NYPD seems to have taken a cue from their colleagues in New England, who asked res...
2019-07-21, 21:52

NYPD sorry for '69 raid at Stonewall gay bar New York City's police commissioner has apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn that catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-07, 07:52

Off-duty NYPD cop busted over domestic incident An off-duty NYPD officer was busted Monday on charges stemming from an incident in Queens with his ex-girlfriend, who’s five months pregnant, according to authorities and the alleged victim’s mother. Officer Niall O’Doherty, 34, was arrested around 6:45 a.m. for the May 16 incident...
2019-07-15, 20:26

NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall 50 Years Too Late On Thursday, New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neill offered the department’s first official apology for the violence the force infamously inflicted on LGBTQ New Yorkers at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago....
2019-06-06, 23:00

NYPD blasts proposal to end ‘perp walks’ A new City Council bill aims to stop cops from parading suspects in handcuffs before the media — but the NYPD protested Thursday that a ban on “perp walks” would punish officer just for doing their job. The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Queens Councilman Daniel Dromm, would ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal and ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in prison The US Attorney’s office in Manhattan advocated for David Villanueva, a star witness in two trials...
2019-06-13, 12:39

NYPD apologizes for 1969 raid on Stonewall Inn gay bar Commissioner James P. O'Neill apologized Thursday on the New York Police Department's behalf for officers' actions in 1969 clash with gay men during a raid on the Stonewall Inn....
2019-06-06, 22:52

Brooklyn activist claims NYPD cop dousing was ‘fun that went too far’ A Brooklyn community activist said the gangbanger who was arrested Wednesday for the caught-on-camera water-soaking of cops in the borough had “no malicious intent.” “It was a little fun that went too far,” Jerome Bolden, 45, a tenant association president at a NYCHA complex on Amboy Street Brownsvi...
2019-07-25, 07:26

Former NYPD cop indicted on murder charge in New Orleans A former NYPD cop has been indicted on a murder charge in New Orleans for shooting an unarmed man, prosecutors said. Gerardo Bugallo-Beret, 29, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tyrone Reese, 29, who was shot outside the former cop’s Treme apartment building on March ...
2019-06-28, 16:52

NYPD cop charged with trying to cash in on $1.5M car-loan scam An NYPD cop was busted Tuesday in a $1.5 million car-loan scam, authorities said. Officer Eduardo Rodriguez, 41, was taken into custody after taking out a loan for a vehicle that he had no intention of purchasing and funneling the dough to two other crooks, the feds said. The two cohorts kept most o...
2019-07-03, 01:26

NYPD handles massive beehive in TriBeCa What’s the big buzz around TriBeCa? On Sunday, it came from a massive swarm of bees, which shocked onlookers and forced one of the NYPD’s official beekeepers into action, authorities said. The colony of bees laid siege to a lone bicycle on the southwest corner of Greenwich and Watts stre...
2019-06-17, 10:13

Sister of cop who killed himself says she warned NYPD: ‘Blood is on you’ The sister of NYPD cop Robert Echeverria, who killed himself at his Queens home Wednesday, said she warned the department that her brother was unstable and might shoot himself if they didn’t try to stop him. Eileen Echeverria — who lives in West Islip, Long Island — warned the NYPD’s Int...
2019-08-16, 15:39

Brooklyn DA coddling gun-toters: NYPD chief The NYPD’s top cop on Monday groused that the Brooklyn DA is going too easy on gun-possession cases — as officials announced that shootings are up citywide despite a downswing in overall crime. Of 158 guilty pleas that Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez has obtained for weapons possession, 47 resulted in the...
2019-07-09, 06:39

NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The Post. One clip even shows a soaked cop getting beaned in the back of the head with an empty, red plastic bucket while the ...
2019-07-23, 02:01

Rogue crawfish rescued by NYPD in Brooklyn Forget the bayou — this crawfish was born in Brooklyn. A rogue crawfish, possibly meant for a Louisiana-style boil, somehow turned up in Sunset Park, the NYPD’s 72nd Precinct tweeted Friday morning. “Great work by Sector D, who spotted and saved a CRAWFISH. This little fella could ...
2019-06-01, 00:26

The NYPD confiscated a ton of fireworks this Fourth of July It was a blowout Fourth of July for the NYPD. New York’s Finest confiscated huge hauls of illegal fireworks across the city Thursday — with precincts taking to Twitter the following morning to show off their collections. The 121st Precinct on Staten Island tweeted out the most impressive displ...
2019-07-05, 21:26

NYPD cops celebrate National Donut Day New York’s Finest embraced their reputation as donut lovers Friday — when the NYPD tweeted out photos of cops enjoying the delicious fried treats for National Donut Day. Even health-conscious Officer Michael Counihan — renowned for posting photos of his buff physique on the Instagram handle @n...
2019-06-07, 22:39

Dad wants to sue NYPD over son’s subway station electrocution death A father whose son died during a run-in with cops says the NYPD gave him inconsistent accounts of what happened and then refused to provide information from its probe, according to new court papers. Guillermo Rene Moreira says in the Manhattan Supreme Court documents that his son, Joseph, 25, died A...
2019-06-15, 00:52

NYPD appeals to the public for help finding Yorkie snatcher A man nabbed an adorable Yorkshire Terrier from its Queens home, and the NYPD wants help getting the pooch home. The adorable fluff ball was snatched from the front porch by a grim-looking man on a black bicycle Wednesday afternoon. Images of the dog-napper were posted to the 108th Precinct’s ...
2019-06-08, 19:39

Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo to sue commissioner to get his job back Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo will sue Police Commissioner James O’Neill in a bid to win back his job, his lawyer said Monday. Pantaleo will file a suit under Article 78 of the state Civil Practice Law and Rules, lawyer Stuart London said. The provision allows people to appeal decisions by go...
2019-08-19, 21:52

NYPD cop busted by mall cop for shoplifting $300 worth of clothing Sadokat Makhsudova, 24, was caught trying to steal four items of clothing from a JC Penney department store inside the Staten Island Mall in New Springville at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the sources said....
2019-08-18, 05:26

How NYPD is securing the waterfront for Fourth of July fireworks The NYPD is going under the water to protect the skies. As the country’s largest police department prepares for next week’s 43rd annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks show along the East River, its Harbor Unit divers are stepping up searches underwater along the Manhattan waterfront to ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “random act of kindness,” according to a tweet......
2019-07-15, 20:26

Bronx man wanted by NYPD discovered locked in trunk of car A Bronx man wanted by the NYPD was arrested in Pennsylvania on Wednesday after he was found locked in the trunk of a car, a report said. Leon Cyheime Parks, 25, was discovered in a 2016 Dodge Challenger by an employee at an auto auction in Lancaster County, Pa., according to Lancaster Online. “...
2019-05-31, 10:13

Cops ID one of the NYPD water throwers, say he’s a gang member Cops have identified one of the punks who was caught on video dousing uniformed NYPD officers with buckets of water as they attempted to make arrests over the weekend, according to police sources. The “person of interest” — described as a gang member in his 20s — was allegedly involved i...
2019-07-24, 03:00

NYPD release image of suspect who drenched cop in Harlem The incident was one of the videos that popped up on social media this week that triggered a sharp response from NYPD’s chief of the department Tuesday morning at One Police Plaza....
2019-07-24, 04:52

Off-duty veteran NYPD cop shoots himself in the head in Queens A veteran NYPD cop shot himself in the head in his Queens home Wednesday evening — just a day after another NYPD officer committed suicide in Yonkers, police sources told The Post. The officer, who has worked for the department for more than 20 years, shot himself at his Laurelton home soon after 6 ...
2019-08-15, 01:52

Perv groped teen on F train in Queens: NYPD Cops are looking for a man who they say grabbed and rubbed the inside of a teen girl’s thigh on the subway in Queens. The man, believed to be in his 30s, allegedly groped the 16-year-old on a Manhattan-bound F train at around 4:30 p.m. on May 18, cops said. The teen ran off the......
2019-05-29, 00:52

NYPD busts Staten Island man with more than 6 kilos of meth NYPD detectives yanked more than 6 kilograms of meth off the streets of Staten Island in what police hailed as a major drug bust in the area. The department’s Staten Island Overdose Task Force arrested 40-year-old Nicholas Genovese with more than 6 kilos of methamphetamine shortly before 11:30...
2019-07-04, 23:52

NYPD won’t arrest students for low-level offenses in schools Police will stop arresting or summonsing Big Apple students “whenever possible” for a host of crimes — such as boozing, smoking pot and vandalism — in city schools, as part of a sweeping change to NYPD policy set to be announced Thursday, according to a report. Rowdy pupils will also skate on spitti...
2019-06-20, 21:26

NYPD cop apparently kills himself behind Staten Island precinct An NYPD cop apparently killed himself behind a Staten Island precinct on Friday — the third member of the department to commit suicide this month, sources told The Post. The officer was found inside of a vehicle on Wilcox St., behind the 121st Precinct with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound j...
2019-06-15, 00:52

No Charges Filed Against NYPD Cop Who Said 50 Cent Should Be Shot on Sight Last summer, NYPD 72nd Precinct Deputy Inspector Emmanuel Gonzalez filed an aggravated harassment complaint against rapper 50 Cent after 50, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, aimed criticism at him on Instagram....
2019-08-13, 02:52

Former NYPD detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dead at 53 Luis Alvarez, the former NYPD detective who became a prominent fighter for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 53. “Please remember his words, ‘Please take care of yourselves and each other.’ We told him at the end that he had won this bat...
2019-06-29, 23:26

Report: NYPD investigating slurs directed at Rapinoe Posters featuring Women's World Cup star Megan Rapinoe were defaced, with slurs written on them, and police in New York City said they are investigating the action as a hate crime, according to multiple reports....
2019-07-11, 20:26

Retired NYPD detective gets 4 to 12 years for running brothel The retired NYPD detective who headed a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with a cohort of other cops was sentenced Tuesday to four to 12 years in prison. Ludwig Paz’s punishment comes as part of a plea deal with prosecutors in which he copped to two counts of attempted enterprise c...
2019-07-03, 00:13

Top NYPD cops called in to take down art showing kids in cages Elite NYPD cops were forced to spend Wednesday morning inspecting and dismantling guerrilla art installations around the city depicting children confined in metal cages — and department insiders were furious the officers were diverted from more important duties. At least 18 identical installations —...
2019-06-13, 01:00

NYPD overhauls prevention protocol after recent cop suicides The NYPD is working to overhaul its suicide prevention protocols following a disturbing spate of officers killing themselves this month, Police Commissioner James O’Neill said Friday. “Going forward in the next few days we’re gonna come out with some recommendations and some programs to make sure th...
2019-06-28, 22:13

NYPD chief fatally shoots self a month before mandatory retirement An NYPD chief fatally shot himself in the head while sitting in an unmarked patrol car on Wednesday, just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement, sources said. Steven Silks, the deputy chief of Queens North, was found shot in a parking lot just blocks from his office at the 112th Precinct S...
2019-06-06, 05:26

NYPD detective to meet new ‘forever family’ after kidney donation NYPD Detective Michael Lollo and Pennsylvania mom Ruth Tisak have never met — but the two are forever connected. In fact, their first formal interaction of any kind came on social media. “Hello Ruth. It seems you might have gotten my left kidney,” Lollo wrote to Tisak on Facebook, a few weeks after ...
2019-07-22, 08:39

NYPD union rips lawmakers after cops doused with water In the wake of recently-circulated videos showing uniformed NYPD officers being drenched with water while on the job, an NYPD union boss is slamming lawmakers and their “criminal protection agenda” for creating a “dangerous environment” for department members citywide. “...
2019-07-24, 16:26

NYPD union urges ‘extreme caution’ in making any arrests NYPD union officials visited precincts across the city on Tuesday to urge that cops use “extreme caution” when busting suspects to avoid the fate of former colleague Daniel Pantaleo — and many took the advice to heart, sources said. The Police Benevolent Association tweeted photos ...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Multiple suspects in custody for dousing NYPD cops with water The NYPD has three men in custody for the water dousing of cops caught on video in Harlem and Brooklyn, sources told The Post on Wednesday. The suspects include a “known gang member,” according to NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan. That man surrendered to the 73rd Precinct station...
2019-07-24, 16:26

NYPD to revise rule that permits shackling of pregnant suspects The NYPD is revising a department policy that allowed the shackling of pregnant suspects after a related $610,000 lawsuit settlement. “The NYPD anticipates amending its patrol guide to better address safety and medical concerns associated with arrestees in late stages of pregnancy as well as t...
2019-07-06, 04:13

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either breaking in or attempting to break into cars at Avenue U and East 15th Street in Sheepshead Bay just after 1 a.m., cops said. When two officers tried to...
2019-07-01, 19:00

‘I’ve got two Maseratis’: NYPD cop brags about his bougie cars parked in bus lane An NYPD cop has been breaking the rules parking pricey Maseratis in downtown Manhattan — and bragged about his ritzy rides when The Post confronted him on Wednesday. “I’ve got two Maseratis. That’s nice, right?” Sgt. Graham Brathwaite told The Post. A black Maserati Ghibli S Q4 sedan with an NYPD pa...
2019-06-06, 05:26

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working as a government informant. Saed Rabah, 46, pleaded guilty in December 2018 to one count of obstruction of justice in White Plains federa...
2019-05-25, 03:26

NYPD probing scuffle between cops caught on video in Harlem The NYPD is investigating a scuffle between two cops on a Harlem street that was caught on camera, authorities said Monday. The video shows one of the NYPD officers get out of the driver’s seat of a police cruiser and shove the other officer while they’re standing in the street near Malcolm X Boulev...
2019-06-04, 04:52

NYPD cops buy food for woman caught shoplifting at Whole Foods A group of NYPD cops surrounded a woman who’d been stopped by security for putting items in a bag at Union Square’s Whole Foods on Thursday — then paid for the goods, prompting the lady to break down in tears. “I saw the woman opened up her bag, and one of the officers looked in......
2019-07-05, 03:01

NYPD cops rescue choking woman in Midtown Manhattan Two NYPD cops saved the life of a woman who was choking on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday morning, the NYPD tweeted. A 58-year-old woman who was choking on some food approached police officer Patrick Plunkett outside the Strategic Response Group 1 station house on 42nd Street near 10th Avenue in Midtow...
2019-07-07, 23:39

NYPD beekeepers blast MLB, San Diego Padres for killing swarm The NYPD’s beekeepers took a swing at Major League Baseball Monday, when they ripped the league and San Diego Padres for killing a swarm of bees on the field during a game Sunday instead of rescuing them. The beekeepers posted a number of messages on Twitter Monday night after other users brou...
2019-06-04, 07:26

Pair of cop suicides leaves fellow NYPD officers shaken A veteran NYPD homicide detective was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday — one day after a police chief fatally shot himself, sources said. Detective Joe Calabrese, 58, was discovered near bushes at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn following a desperate search after he went missi...
2019-06-07, 05:01

The shocking moment a speeding NYPD car slams into woman on sidewalk NYPD auxiliary cops were caught on camera crashing their speeding police car on a Queens sidewalk and seriously injuring a pedestrian, startling video shows. Footage obtained by the Post shows the auxiliary policemen flying down Cypress Ave toward Harman Street in Ridgewood at about 5 p.m. on Friday...
2019-07-07, 23:39

Students get out of this world call from NASA astronauts at NYPD headquarters Houston, we are live from Outer Space! The NYPD on Monday became the first law enforcement agency to ever host a conversation with the International Space Station. The NYPD and NASA facilitated a live educational video call between Christina Koch and Nick Hogue –– two astronauts who are currently or...
2019-07-09, 00:39

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is turning himself in in connection with a charge he says he did not commit. The 51-year-old Oscar winner walked into the Special Victims Unit in Manhattan on Thursday......
2019-06-13, 23:00

Rhyme and punishment: Inside the NYPD’s secret, sprawling ‘Rap Unit’ Remy Ma thrilled the hundreds of fans who packed Irving Plaza last year for a concert that featured surprise cameo appearances by more than a half-dozen other New York rappers. The parade of guest stars climaxed with an appearance by Grammy winner Lil’ Kim, who joined Ma onstage for a performance of...
2019-05-31, 10:13

Cop-hating mob at Brooklyn housing project injures three NYPD officers Roving, cop-hating mobs erupted in violence, taunts and gunfire in Brooklyn overnight into Sunday, leaving three officers with minor injuries. At least some of the injuries were caused by “air mail,” objects thrown down at cops from rooftops, police at the scene in Bedford-Stuyvesant tol...
2019-08-18, 14:00

NYPD bracing for Pantaleo verdict in Eric Garner case Several borough commanders have each been told to potentially hold over one lieutenant, one sergeant and 16 patrol officers from the 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. shifts on Friday through Sunday, police sources said on Thursday....
2019-08-02, 01:52

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
2019-06-12, 23:26

NYPD commissioner apologizes for 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday apologized to the LGBTQ community for the 1969 police raid at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn that sparked riots and served as a catalyst for the modern gay rights movement. “I’m certainly not going to stand up here and pretend to be an expert at what ha...
2019-06-06, 20:39

NYPD blasts proposal to warn kids on gang database A new City Council bill would force cops to warn kids when they’ve been added to the department’s controversial database of suspected gang members — but NYPD brass said Thursday it would devastate ongoing criminal investigations. “Including a qualifying individual in the database is a le...
2019-06-28, 01:39

NYPD busts notorious subway perv for assaulting off-duty cop A notorious subway predator was nabbed for sexually assaulting an off-duty traffic cop this week — after getting out of the slammer just last month for the same crime, authorities said. Giovanni Verdelli, 67, a Level 2 sex offender who has been busted more than 70 times — mostly for sexual abuse — w...
2019-06-28, 22:13

Video emerges of third water-bucket attack on NYPD cops Video emerged Wednesday of a third water-bucket dousing of uniformed NYPD cops, this time in the Bronx. The minute-long clip begins with about a dozen young men and women — one leading a pre-teen girl by the hand — whooping as they assemble on a street corner, across from two female officers standin...
2019-07-25, 07:26

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about the beating,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea s...
2019-05-23, 01:13

NYPD’s longest-tenured murder detective retiring after 38 years NYPD Det. Pete McMahon has seen it all. In his 38-year career — coming to a close with his retirement on Thursday — the venerable homicide detective has investigated hundreds of murder across four boroughs and had a front-row seat to the city’s resurrection. “I can’t believe how mu...
2019-05-30, 00:26

Public begs NYPD to do something ‘drastic’ amid tide of suicides The NYPD and the city must act swiftly to stem the tide of officer suicides, Queens neighbors of the latest victim, Robert Echeverria, said Thursday. “It’s frightening. The Police Department needs to do something drastic,” said Juanita Bello, 71, who lives on Echeverria’s Laurelton block and knows t...
2019-08-16, 15:39

NYPD ordered to release all videos from fatal 2017 shooting A judge has ordered the NYPD to release videos from a 2017 fatal shooting, saying that keeping police footage from the public flies in the face of the key goal of the body-worn camera program: transparency. The police department must release all of its footage — a total of 48 minutes from eight body...
2019-06-16, 23:39

NYPD arrests man accused of setting pride flags on fire The hateful firebug who allegedly torched three gay pride flags in two separate incidents outside a Harlem bar was arrested on Tuesday, the NYPD said. Tyresse Singleton, 20, was nabbed on multiple counts of criminal mischief, hate crimes and arson, police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea sai...
2019-07-10, 03:39

NYPD launches manhunt for missing homicide detective Joe Calabrese The NYPD has launched a massive manhunt for a veteran homicide detective who’s gone missing, sources told The Post on Thursday. Joe Calabrese, 58, who was assigned to the Brooklyn South homicide squad, was last heard from around 2 a.m., sources said. “He didn’t report to work. He h...
2019-06-06, 22:39

NYPD brass remember Deputy Chief Steven Silks NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday offered a touching tribute to Deputy Chief Steven Silks — who fatally shot himself just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement — as he urged cops not to shy away from seeking help when they need it. O’Neill recalled the 62-year-old dep...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Jeffrey Epstein’s porn stash flourished thanks to NYPD: lawyer A lawyer for one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers ripped the NYPD on Tuesday for failing to monitor the Level 3 sex offender — and said the department’s flub may have contributed to his sick porn stash. “I’m really, really surprised that the NYPD let him get away with this, knowing he’s a level 3 sex.....
2019-07-17, 00:39

NYPD set to open first-of-its-kind community center in East New York The NYPD is putting its money where its mouth is — building a first-of-its-kind community center in one of the highest crime areas of New York with the hopes of keeping kids off the streets and fostering youth development. The NYPD Community Center at 127 Pennsylvania Ave. in East New York, Br...
2019-08-08, 04:39

Stonewall: NYPD apologizes for 1969 raid that sparked riots Action at Stonewall Inn that provoked resistance and catalyzed fight for LGBT rights was ‘discriminatory’ says James O’NeillNew York City’s police commissioner has apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn in the city, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement.Commissioner James...
2019-06-06, 23:39

NYPD cop Miguel Gonzalez, who killed Dwayne Jeune in 2017, will not be charged Brooklyn prosecutors will not pursue criminal charges against the police officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding bipolar man in 2017, a law enforcement source told The Post on Friday. The source said the Brooklyn DA’s Office will not prosecute NYPD Officer Miguel Gonzalez for the shooting death...
2019-08-09, 18:52

NYPD ‘brothel cop’ pleads guilty to running prostitution, gambling ring A former NYPD detective and his wife both pleaded guilty to masterminding a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with the help of seven current police officers, officials said Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, who was assigned to the NYPD vice squad, copped to two counts of attempted enterpri...
2019-05-23, 04:39

NYPD used photo of suspected flasher to ID serial brake-puller, authorities say Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with his penis exposed” in a picture that was later used to identify him, prosecutors said Friday....
2019-05-25, 11:13

Former NYPD detective and TV newsman Mike Sheehan loses battle to cancer at 71 Longtime detective-turned-news reporter Mike Sheehan — known for his hand in investigating the “Preppy Killer” and “Central Park Five” cases — died Friday following a battle with cancer, the Post has learned. Sheehan succumbed to his illness around 8 p.m. Friday at NewYork-Pr...
2019-06-08, 18:52

Chunk of concrete, bottles thrown at NYPD cops in separate incidents Cops are looking for a man who threw a chunk of concrete at officers during a concert in Central Park — and arrested another man earlier for hurling bottles at police, The Post has learned. A sergeant was standing with other officers near the Bethesda Fountain at about 4 p.m. Sunday during a concert...
2019-08-05, 19:26

Sergeants union chief rips NYPD for tweet about cops ‘cooling off’ “Sometimes you just need to cool off!” Videos posted online Monday — showing NYPD cops being drenched with buckets of water by residents in Harlem and Brooklyn — were being blasted as “reprehensible” and “disgusting” by department brass. But there̵...
2019-07-23, 04:52

Councilmen blast NYPD for letting Jeffrey Epstein skip check-ins Two city councilmen slammed the NYPD on Thursday, reacting to a New York Post report that the department failed for years to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein check in with its Sex Offender Monitoring Unit, despite a judge’s order. “As you are undoubtedly aware, there is a popular perce...
2019-07-12, 02:52

NYPD moves ‘panty-eater’ cop in ‘frat house’ precinct shake up The NYPD has shaken up the ranks at a Brooklyn precinct at the center of a civil rights filing that described the squad as a racist “frat house” — and has also transferred a cop known as the “panty-eater” to a new patrol, The Post has learned. Three detectives and two s...
2019-05-23, 01:13

NYPD Union Incensed That a Cop Is Being Held Accountable for Eric Garner's Death The New York Police Department today fired Daniel Pantaleo, the Staten Island NYPD officer whose chokehold of Eric Garner was deemed responsible for Garner’s death in 2014, following a judge’s recommendation earlier this month. Representatives for the rank and file police, of course, are livid, and ...
2019-08-20, 02:39

NYPD stepping up police presence after ‘horrific’ El Paso Walmart shooting The NYPD is stepping up its police presence in the city Sunday in the wake of the “horrific” mass shooting in El Paso where a 21-year-old opened fire in a Walmart, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more. The department’s counter-terrorism unit reassured residents Satur...
2019-08-05, 04:01

Cuba Gooding Jr. accused of groping by a second woman as he prepares to turn himself in to NYPD A second woman has accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of inappropriately touching her as he is expected to surrender to the New York Police Department to face charges for allegedly groping a different woman at a Manhattan bar....
2019-06-13, 20:13

NYPD declined to reinstate cop cleared in sex assault case: court docs A former NYPD deputy inspector cleared of sexually assaulting a fellow cop says the pressure to plead guilty in the case was so intense, he checked himself into psychiatric treatment. Keith Walton was acquitted in Bronx Criminal Court in October but still faces a federal lawsuit from Officer Marilyn...
2019-06-09, 05:01

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
2019-06-12, 21:52

Video shows man wanted for NYPD water attacks attempt to run from arrest Disturbing cellphone video shows an ex-con wanted in a water-bucket attack on NYPD cops boldly challenging the detectives who tracked him down in The Bronx — then bolting when they try to place him under arrest. The brazen display of contempt for the NYPD emerged Tuesday, one day after Police Commis...
2019-08-21, 04:39

NYPD cop accused in Eric Garner chokehold case should be fired, judge says The New York City cop charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner should be terminated, a judge recommended Friday, though the officer's firing is not yet official....
2019-08-02, 19:39

NYPD union boss sent members overtly racist video in email The NYPD sergeants’ union urged members to “pay close attention to every word” of an overtly racist video that the group shared over the weekend — in which an unidentified narrator bemoans “Section 8 scam artists and welfare queens” — before quickly deleting it, The Pos...
2019-08-14, 08:00

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Cuba Gooding Jr says he didn't grope woman in bar, will turn himself in to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is to turn himself in to NYPD to face a possible groping charge, but he denies anything inappropriate happened at a midtown bar.        ...
2019-06-12, 21:01

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 days....
2019-06-16, 20:13

‘Disturbed’ man jumps into Prospect Park Lake, rescued by NYPD divers Multiple 911 callers told police that the man jumped into the lake near Prospect Park West around 11:20 a.m. and started behaving erratically, then refused to get out of the water, cops said....
2019-08-01, 22:52

NYPD photo shows subway brake bandit who’s irking commuters Police on Thursday released images and video of the subterranean saboteur who they say yanked the emergency brake during rush-hour on a Manhattan subway train. Footage shows the suspect — wearing a black shirt with the red and white letters that read, “SWAG DON’T COME CHEAP” ...
2019-05-23, 17:52

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold the first Queer Liberation March on June 30, the same day as the city’s traditional Pride parade. “The NYPD is just as bad as it ever was, even i...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Videos of NYPD officers doused with water on the beat are sparking outrage New York City law enforcement officials are expressing outrage over a pair of videos in which men are seen to be dousing on-duty officers with buckets of water — and in one instance hitting an officer in the head — during the city's recent heat wave....
2019-07-24, 02:39

De Blasio blasts ‘reprehensible’ NYPD union over response to Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the NYPD’s top union on Monday night following the Police Benevolent Association’s call for a vote of “no confidence” against him and the police commissioner. De Blasio said it was “reprehensible” that PBA President Patrick Lynch called for a publ...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Gunman's weapon jams twice as he tries to shoot woman, NYPD video shows New York City police released stunning video Monday showing what could have been a fatal encounter -- except the masked gunman’s weapon jammed twice....
2019-07-23, 13:52

Retired NYPD detective helps collar bat-wielding subway maniac He picked on the wrong guy. An early morning scuffle on the G train sparked by a baseball bat-wielding straphanger devolved into chaos when the man he singled out turned out to be a retired NYPD detective, witnesses and sources told The Post on Thursday. Brian Baska, 40, went berserk on the passenge...
2019-06-20, 23:13

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high-profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC radio Friday, even though he’s polling at less...
2019-05-24, 21:13

NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell Almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted under new bail rules, according to an NYPD top cop. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller slammed the criminal justice reform in Albany Sunday morning, cal...
2019-08-11, 20:39

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit and handcuffs, Valerie Cincinelli pleaded not guilt...
2019-05-31, 20:39

NYPD cop dodges federal charges in Eric Garner’s chokehold death The Department of Justice won’t bring civil rights or criminal charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a source familiar with the case told The Post on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn will announce the decision following a meeting with Garner’s ...
2019-07-16, 16:26

NYPD ‘actively’ working to recruit Asian-American women into force The NYPD is “actively working to recruit more” Asian-American female cops as the group made up just 3 percent of the total graduates in the most recent Police Academy class. Korean-American Officer Soojin Kim, 40, who works in the NYPD’s recruitment office, says she knows first-hand the main obstacl...
2019-05-27, 04:26

NYPD shrugs as aggressive ticket sellers accost state lawmaker A New York state assemblywoman was accosted and called a “bitch” and a “whore” by a pack of unruly “Statue of Liberty ferry” ticket salesmen — but police who witnessed the harassment ignored her pleas for help, claiming the mayor told them not to intervene. Chinatown Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou, 35,...
2019-07-10, 03:39

NYPD release images of Stuy Town sexual assault suspect The suspect is seen in the photos and video near the scene of the crime wearing black pants and a blue button-down shirt. He's still at large, cops said....
2019-07-01, 02:00

Luis Alvarez, former NYPD Detective and 9/11 victims advocate, laid to rest The former NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral was held on Wednesday in New York. The 53-year-old 9/11 victims advocate died due to cancer.        ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who testified for healthcare for 9/11 first responders, has died at 53 Zach Gibson/Getty Images Luis Alvarez, a former New York City Police Department detective who appeared before Congress to push for health benefits for responders in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, died Saturday at the age of 53. Alvarez's family announced in a post on Facebook that Alvarez h...
2019-06-30, 02:39

NYPD judge says Pantaleo was ‘untruthful’ about Eric Garner chokehold case "[Pantaleo's] use of a chokehold fell so far short of objective reasonableness that this tribunal found it to be reckless — a gross deviation from the standard of conduct established for a New York City police officer," wrote Rosemarie Maldonado....
2019-08-19, 06:26

Ex-NYPD instructor at Garner trial: Cops use tactics without training all the time A former Police Academy instructor testified Wednesday that NYPD cops routinely employ physical tactics against suspects without undergoing training — sparking outrage from spectators at the departmental trial over the deadly arrest of Eric Garner. Retired Sgt. Russell Jung appeared as a defen...
2019-06-05, 21:39

NYPD ramps up patrols at Staten Island Mall in wake of attacks Police have ramped up patrols at the Staten Island Mall as they investigate five attacks by groups of young girls on other girls in the past 10 days, according to reports. Four of the attacks took place on June 21 and were committed by a group of black and Hispanic girls aged 12 and 13,......
2019-07-02, 15:39

NYPD cop’s husband recalls staging his own death in murder-for-hire plot The estranged husband of an NYPD cop accused of plotting to have him murdered said he was floored by the allegations — until the feds made him stage his own death. Breaking his silence for the first time, Isaiah Carvalho recalled when authorities dropped the bombshell that his estranged wife, ...
2019-05-22, 18:00

NYPD cops thought Eric Garner was ‘playing possum’: testimony NYPD cops believed Eric Garner was “playing possum” when he passed out after allegedly being placed in a banned chokehold during his ultimately fatal 2014 arrest, officers testified Tuesday during Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial. “He was unresponsive, yes,”...
2019-05-21, 23:52

Hero NYPD cops honored for risking lives to protect fallen comrade The wife of an NYPD sergeant who was gunned down by ex-con in the Bronx became emotional Tuesday when the three cops who put their lives on the line to defend her husband until his last moments were awarded the department’s top honor. “[I want to tell them] just how much I love and appreciate....
2019-06-05, 01:39

NYPD seeks man with shopping cart after 3 devices found in Manhattan spark scare Authorities are looking to question a tall, thin white man seen pushing a shopping cart near the Fulton Street subway station, where two rice cookers were found Friday morning....
2019-08-16, 18:26

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our members of service due to suicide and this is somethin...
2019-06-08, 00:26

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back felony charges for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water or other substances. Outraged Republican state lawmakers introduced the proposed law late last month following a series of dousing incidents of police ...
2019-08-07, 21:52

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back charging felonies for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water or other substances. Outraged Republican state lawmakers first introduced the proposed law late last month following a series of dousing incidents of p...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Cuomo slams NYPD cops over response to water dousing: ‘Disturbing and embarrassing’ Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD Monday for faulty training after police officers walked away from punks who doused them with buckets of water — making cops look “impotent.” “There was an incident in New York City where police officers were doused with water and the ...
2019-08-05, 20:39

Bronx street renamed in honor of NYPD detective killed in line of duty An NYPD detective slain in the line of duty was remembered Saturday on the same Bronx block where he was killed 21 years ago, which will now bear his name. Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, along with Chief of Department Terence Monahan, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and other publi...
2019-06-09, 05:01

Sergeant claims cops called him ‘sand monkey’ in lawsuit filed against NYPD An NYPD sergeant was harassed by his brothers in blue because he’s Egyptian, he claims in a lawsuit. Higher-ups at Staten Island’s 123rd Precinct allegedly harangued Kappa Farid, 54, for his Arabic accent, called him “sand monkey,” refused to let him speak at meetings and switched him to a midnight ...
2019-06-16, 01:39

Video shows NYPD cop being pelted with Chinese food during wild Bronx melee An unruly crowd in the Bronx fought with police and tossed a tin of Chinese food at a plainclothes cop while officers tried to make an arrest on Saturday, a new video shows. The footage, posted to social media and shared with The Post, shows at least three officers in street clothes and bulletproof ...
2019-08-15, 01:13

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90 days — and the NYPD says it’s fine with that. After being labeled a worst-of-the-worst, “Level 3” sex offender in 2011, Epstein should have reported ...
2019-07-11, 08:39

NYPD Medal of Honor recipients recall fatal shooting of ‘mentor’ sergeant It’s been more than two years since Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo was killed in a wild shootout in the Bronx, but Lt. Manny Kwo still can’t bring himself to delete his number. “That was the first call,” Kwo said. “No matter the time of day, no matter what it was, if I don’t ...
2019-06-04, 07:26

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with their sex-offender unit. “So we have to make sure, if ...
2019-07-12, 05:39

De Blasio outraged NYPD let Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted with outrage on Thursday over the revelation in a New York Post front-page story that the NYPD since 2011 failed to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein report to its sex offender unit, despite a judge’s order. “Something’s very broken,” de Blasio said during a...
2019-07-12, 02:52

NYPD hunts for person of interest in subway station rice cooker scare Police are questioning a man who was allegedly seen leaving at least two rice cookers in a subway station, and sparking an evacuation in Lower Manhattan Friday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The man, who is in his 20s or 30s,was seen on video taking the two cookers out of a shopping...
2019-08-16, 21:39

NYPD backs proposal to make texting unsolicited lewd pictures a crime The NYPD on Thursday thew its support behind a City Council bill that would bring creeps who terrorize women by texting or emailing unsolicited pictures of their private parts to justice. The proposal would make it a misdemeanor for perverts to send unwanted sexually explicit videos or images from t...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Judge cites Post revealing NYPD failure to enforce Epstein check-ins The Manhattan federal judge overseeing Jeffrey Epstein’s case Monday cited an exclusive Post report revealing how the pedophile hadn’t ever checked in with the NYPD as required for sex offenders. As Epstein’s lawyers tried to argue why their client should be released on bail in the new sex-trafficki...
2019-07-16, 02:52

Cuomo slams NYPD brass over response to water dousing: ‘Disturbing and embarrassing’ Gov. Andrew Cuomo got steamed up Monday while discussing the recent water-bucket attacks on NYPD cops who walked away from the abuse — saying their timid, caught-on-camera responses made the officers appear “impotent.” But while he called the cops’ behavior “one of the most disturbing and embarrassi...
2019-08-06, 04:13

NYPD launches ‘Health and Wellness Task Force’ amid spate of cop suicides The NYPD has created a mental health task force in response to a string of suicides by officers in recent months, department officials announced Monday. The Health and Wellness Task Force was created last week after six NYPD cops committed suicide this year — including four in a three-week span, Fir...
2019-07-09, 06:39

'Tough guy' arrested in latest water-dousing incident on NYPD officers, commissioner says A man accused of spraying two New York City police officers with a bottle of water last week on the heels of other water dousing incidents involving cops has been arrested, the city's police commissioner announced Thursday. ...
2019-08-02, 10:39

Miranda Lambert posts vacation pics with husband amid his leave from the NYPD Amid news that Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin is on leave from his NYPD job, she shared a photo of the couple relaxing on vacation.        ...
2019-07-22, 19:39

Egyptian NYPD sergeant told ‘go back to where you belong’ by fellow cops: lawsuit The veteran cop -- 54-year-old Kappa Farid -- claims in a lawsuit his superiors and fellow cops berated him with slurs, including one officer telling him to "go back to where you belong."...
2019-08-05, 04:01

Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin on leave of absence from the NYPD Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin is taking time away from his job at the New York Police Department.        ...
2019-07-21, 01:00

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that inspired what became the modern gay pride movement....
2019-06-07, 03:52

Suicide and the Paradox of the Memoir A paradox lies at the center of any memoir about suicide, the fact that one can’t write about the desire to kill oneself while that desire overwhelms. The buried tenet of the memoir is made explicit in such work: the past has been filtered through the necessarily changed circumstances of the present...
2019-06-04, 01:26

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline Send Silence Packing uses empty backpacks to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Photo by Active Minds NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Curre...
2019-08-16, 20:26

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hire and one count of obstruction of justice in the scheme, according to an indictment unsealed in fede...
2019-05-31, 00:00

NYPD chief James O’Neill fires back at Cuomo over water-dousing incidents A wrankled NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said on Tuesday that he was “surprised” that Gov. Cuomo criticized the behavior of police officers in the recent water-dousing incidents. Interjecting questions from reporters at the monthly crime statistics briefing, O’Neill brought...
2019-08-06, 23:52

NYPD beekeepers work to save bees as US government seemingly tells the insects to buzz off The New York Police Department’s “Beekeepers” — just two officers dedicated to rescuing honeybees that swarm New York City neighborhoods — are among a devoted group of bee lovers working to save the incredibly important insects across the nation, while the U.S. government seemingly deserts them....
2019-08-02, 19:39

NYPD judge recommends Daniel Pantaleo be fired over Eric Garner’s chokehold death Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the chokehold incident involving Eric Garner, an NYPD judge ruled. NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado had been weighing whether Pantaleo, who a grand jury declined to indict and who the feds chose not to hit with civil rights cha...
2019-08-02, 20:39

NYPD investigating Megan Rapinoe posters vandalized with homophobic slurs as hate crime Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe.       ...
2019-07-10, 23:13

NYPD offers record $111,500 reward to crack Robert Bolden’s cold-case murder The NYPD wants to make sure this cop-killer gets caught – no matter how long it takes. The department is offering a record $111,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the coward who gunned down off-duty Brooklyn cop Robert Bolden at Dunne’s Bar & Grille in January 1971. Officers from Bo...
2019-07-18, 04:00

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Reportedly Used NYPD Security Detail to Move Daughter Out of Apartment New York Mayor and Democratic presidential long shot Bill de Blasio reportedly used members of his NYPD security detail to move his daughter out of her Sunset Park Brooklyn apartment....
2019-08-06, 10:39

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Americans died by suicide, according to a new analysi...
2019-06-20, 12:39

Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee. News outlets report a home inspector went Monday morning to see the property in Maryvil...
2019-06-11, 12:26

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
2019-06-20, 07:00

Avicii had not planned suicide, his father says Superstar DJ Avicii's father says his son had not planned to kill himself, and described the "long talks" the pair had about his mental health and punishing touring schedule before his death last year....
2019-07-03, 18:52

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was seen in almost all races and all ethnic groups. Obes...
2019-06-20, 22:52

At least 6 killed in suicide bombing in Somalia The mayor of the Somali capital of Mogadishu was wounded and at least six others killed in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday on a government building, the country's information minister said....
2019-07-31, 19:26

NYPD union rips de Blasio over Eric Garner cop case, warns police department is ‘frozen’ The New York Police Department union on Friday tore into Mayor Bill de Blasio over his handling of the case of the police officer charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner -- accusing him of putting his finger on the scale in the case, and warning that the police department is now “frozen.”...
2019-08-04, 03:13

Delaware nursing home locked down after shooting deaths of 79-year-old woman, 82-year-old man A Delaware nursing home was locked down for nearly an hour Saturday as police investigated the shooting deaths of an 82-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman....
2019-07-21, 18:39

Britain's supermarkets sales fall on tough year-on-year comparison - Kantar Sales fell at all of Britain's big four supermarket groups over the latest 12 week period, reflecting heatwave-boosted sales during the same period last year which made comparisons tough, industry data showed on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 10:39

37-year-old man confesses to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at Oklahoma McDonald's 37-year-old Joshua Kabatra confessed to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at an Oklahoma McDonald's, according to Midwest City Police.        ...
2019-07-19, 21:52

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two counts of distribution of a Class B drug to a minor, two counts of indecent assault on a child younger ...
2019-05-27, 00:13

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks the sixth known case in the last year of a child dy...
2019-05-23, 07:00

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volume. The 944.5 million contracts traded surpassed t...
2019-05-22, 12:26

Rebecca Gayheart describes car accident that left a 9-year-old dead, spending a year 'trying to kill myself' Actress and model Rebecca Gayheart opened up about a tragedy that took place 18 years ago when she inadvertently killed a 9-year-old in a car accident....
2019-05-23, 00:39

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registered an increase when comparing year-over-year trad...
2019-05-22, 02:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgages hit lowest since Nov 2016 - Freddie Mac Borrowing costs on U.S. fixed-rate mortgages fell to their lowest level since November 2016 in step with a dramatic drop in bond yields due to trade and economic worries, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 20:13

Last Year’s Underdogs Now Have A Shot At This Year’s Call Of Duty Championship Colt “Havok” McLendon watched the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship from home. This year, his team could go all the way to the finals....
2019-07-20, 01:52

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after allegedly attacking the nonagenarian at the old age facility in Chézy-sur-Marne, northern France, ac...
2019-05-23, 16:13

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
2019-06-18, 23:13

Inclusivity Win! This 6-Year-Old Boy’s Imaginary Friend Is A 55-Year-Old Japanese Woman! We sadly live in a society where many communities don’t receive the mainstream representation they deserve. But one little boy has made an awesome step towards inclusivity: His imaginary friend is a 55-year-old Japanese woman!...
2019-07-31, 19:13

U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates hit 16-month lows - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to their lowest levels in 16 months in step with lower U.S. bond yields amid worries about trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 17:13

Canadian man gets 26 years for role in suicide attack A Canadian man has been sentenced to 26 years in U.S. prison for supporting a group of jihadists who committed a 2009 suicide attack that killed five American soldiers in Iraq....
2019-06-18, 21:52

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure about the bill, signed it in her office. “I...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here, she screamed. Fillmore was in the Duchesne County Jail on a charge......
2019-06-18, 20:26

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Health shows that drug overdose deaths more than double...
2019-06-13, 08:13

Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch when he hanged himself Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch in the Manhattan jail where he hanged himself Saturday morning, officials said. Department of Justice spokesman Lee Plourde told The Post that Epstein, 66, was not “currently” on watch in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional ...
2019-08-10, 19:13

Jeffrey Epstein could have ‘paid’ for help with suicide: Former Gotti pal The jail where Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself was a nest of corruption in the early ’90s, according to one of late mobster John Gotti Sr.’s top associates — who insists it’s still a place where almost anything can be bought if you have the bucks. “If he killed himself so...
2019-08-11, 11:52

FCC moves forward with ‘988’ line for suicide prevention It could soon be easier to talk yourself off the ledge. The Federal Communications Commission announced Thursday that it is green-lighting a three-digit emergency number for suicide prevention. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s said he is following a staff recommendation for establishing a 911-style cod...
2019-08-16, 19:13

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 21:52

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. Andrew Epp, who had struggled with mental health issues, took his own life Saturday, one day after his chocolate Lab, Java, died after being attacked by a...
2019-05-24, 23:52

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
2019-05-22, 00:26

| Suicide attack at Somalia hotel followed by gunfire A car bomb went off in a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayuo where legislators and local elders were meeting, followed by gunfire, a police officer says....
2019-07-12, 21:39

Man found dead on Kips Bay roof in possible suicide A man was found fatally shot on the rooftop of a Kips Bay building Wednesday morning, in what police are probing as a possible suicide, authorities said. The victim, who appeared to be in his 30s, was discovered around 8:45 a.m. on the rooftop of a five-story building on Second Avenue near East 28th...
2019-07-10, 17:52

Jeffrey Epstein dead in apparent suicide Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein died overnight in an apparent suicide, law enforcement sources told the Post Saturday. A gurney carrying a man who looked like Epstein was wheeled out of the Manhattan Correctional Center around 7:30 a.m. and headed to New York Downtown Hospital. A call for a repo...
2019-08-10, 15:26

Suicide attack on hotel kills at least seven in Somalia Two journalists among those who died in al-Shabaab attack on popular hotel in Kismayo At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said.Authorities said a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle lo...
2019-07-13, 09:13

Suicide bomber kills nine in Afghanistan's Jalalabad A suicide bomber on foot targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including civilians, local officials said....
2019-06-13, 18:39

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 24 miles from the Borno state capital Maidugur...
2019-06-17, 14:39

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Pediatricians don't always get adequate suicide-prevention training (Reuters Health) - Although experts supervising new pediatricians and teaching trainee doctors agree that preventing child and teen suicide is important, most also say current training isn't adequate, according to a new U.S. study....
2019-05-31, 09:39

'I wonder if I've saved a woman from suicide': my job on the London Underground People expect me to know about every form of transport, but the best part of my job is helping tourists understand the tubeI work as a customer service assistant on a major central London Underground station. We are the people who staff the gatelines, ticket halls, and platforms. Continue reading.....
2019-08-05, 19:26

Netflix Removes Suicide Scene From '13 Reasons Why' A scene from an episode of the first season of the popular teen drama was edited following a sustained controversy over whether the show increased the risk of teen suicide....
2019-07-16, 10:00

Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide An autopsy carried out on disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein's body has determined that the cause of death was suicide. He was found dead in his New York jail cell while awaiting numerous sex trafficking charges....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Netflix edits '13 Reasons Why' suicide scene If you decide to rewatch the first season of 13 Reasons Why, don't expect to see the controversial three-minute-long scene showing Hanna taking her own life in graphic detail. Netflix and the team behind the show have decided to tone down that part o......
2019-07-16, 17:13

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said....
2019-07-21, 13:13

David Berman's death has been ruled a suicide Earlier this week, we reported on the death of David Berman, the blisteringly honest, lyrically gifted lead singer and front man of bands Silver Jews and Purple Mountains. Now, Pitchfork is reporting that, per a New York medical examiner, Berman’s death has been ruled a suicide, by hanging....
2019-08-10, 12:52

Jeffrey Epstein signed will just two days before suicide Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the US Virgin Islands, and it shows that he signed it Aug. 8 — two days before he hanged himself in his Manhattan jail cell, according to court papers exclusively obtained by The Post on Monday. The multimillionaire convicted pedophile was worth $577,67...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Wednesday to legalize medically assisted suicide, making Maine the eighth state in the U.S. to do so....
2019-06-13, 00:52

Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia’s capital Somali police say Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb near the presidential palace in the capital, killing at least nine people, including a former foreign minister...
2019-05-23, 03:13

Update: Missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son found safe UPDATE: Authorities said Ismael and David Ruiz were found safe. The father and son were found 34 miles away from home in Green Valley. The pair were stopped while trying to enter a mine, according to a TPD spokesperson. They have been transported back to their home. ***Found Person Alert***Ismael a...
2019-05-26, 08:13

Unlikely Animal Friendship! This 55-Year-Old Man Is Dating A 23-Year-Old Woman Prepare for the most heartwarming thing you’re going to read all day, because an unlikely duo have come together in one of the cutest and most unexpected animal friendships in the natural world: This 55-year-old man is dating a 23-year-old woman.Wow! They couldn’t be more different, but that didn’t ...
2019-07-19, 17:00

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.        ...
2019-07-02, 00:00

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
2019-06-27, 18:39

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is that the suspect is 102 years old. As CNN reports, ...
2019-05-24, 23:26

Man Becomes Police Officer At 58 A 62-year-old Virginia police officer is proving that you’re never too old to achieve your dreams. Roscoe Friday joined the Richmond Police Department four years ago at the age of 58. He said becoming a police officer was something he had dreamt of for more than three decades. Now, he’s ...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging: medical examiner Epstein, who was charged with sexually abusing numerous underage girls over several years, had been placed on suicide watch last month after he was found on his cell floor on July 23 with bruising on his neck....
2019-08-17, 07:39

Two men dead in apparent murder-suicide after double date Two men were dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Texas after a double date that went horribly wrong, a report said Sunday. The deaths took place after two couples went out riding ATVs in Harris County on Saturday and one man tried to intervene in a fight between the other couple, according to KTRK...
2019-07-01, 09:52

Ashley Massaro was set to appear in suicide prevention video before death Before former WWE star Ashley Massaro tragically took her own life in May, she agreed to appear in a video for a song about suicide prevention written by her colleague at a Long Island radio station. “Ashley was very enthusiastic about the song,” Brian Orlando, the morning show host and assistant pr...
2019-06-28, 23:39

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attacks on an army camp in the volatile south by two militants, whose identities remain unknown. Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano cited intelligence Saturday...
2019-06-29, 11:52

Medical examiner says Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide Billionaire was found dead in jail following arrest over alleged abuse of hundreds of girlsJeffrey Epstein’s death in prison was a suicide, the medical examiner said on Friday.Epstein was arrested in July on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges relating to the alleged abuse of hundreds of ...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
2019-08-01, 22:52

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-09, 07:13

FCC proposes 3-digit number for suicide prevention hotline TUCSON – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017, more than 47,000 people in the United States died by suicide. A new three-digit phone number is in the works to help save lives. Last week, the FCC announced it would like to designate “9-8-8” as the Nat...
2019-08-20, 22:52

El Paso shooting suspect placed on suicide watch, officials say The man accused of opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas earlier this month -- killing 22 people and injuring more than 20 others -- has been placed on suicide watch, police said Monday. ...
2019-08-20, 20:00

Mom charged with killing her twin daughters hoped for suicide-by-cop The Long Island mom charged with murdering her two-year-old twin daughters admitted, “I killed them with my bare hands,” court revealed said Friday, a day after the girls were found lifeless in the family minivan in Montauk. Tenia Campbell had described the fates of Jasmine and Jaida in a distraught...
2019-06-28, 22:13

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
2019-06-15, 10:00

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencies -- that connects with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline....
2019-08-16, 13:39

Suicide Prevention Hotline Number Should Be 3 Digits, 988, Agency Says The F.C.C. contends that shortening the number from its current 10 digits “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially lifesaving resources.”...
2019-08-16, 14:00

"Everyone Ran Crying": 63 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Afghan Wedding A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul......
2019-08-18, 09:26

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
2019-05-22, 18:00

Suicide watch: What we know about the Epstein case and how it works in Canada There are still many unanswered questions surrounding the death of alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, including why he was taken off suicide watch....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Australian Kerry Robertson the 1st to die under state's assisted suicide law Kerry Robertson, a 61-year-old Australian woman who fought metastatic breast cancer for 10 years, has become the first person to die under Victoria state's Voluntary Assisted Dying Act....
2019-08-05, 19:26

Canadian fugitives suspected in three murders die by suicide: police Two teenage Canadian fugitives who were the target of a nationwide manhunt took their own lives with gunshots, police said on Monday following the completion of an autopsy report....
2019-08-13, 02:26

There’s no video of Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide: sources There’s no surveillance video of the incident during which Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself in a federal lockup in Lower Manhattan, law-enforcement officials told The Post on Sunday. Although there are cameras in the 9 South wing where the convicted pedophile was being held at the Met...
2019-08-11, 23:26

Police: Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide at home MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee. News outlets report a home inspector went Monday morning to see the property in Ma...
2019-06-11, 04:26

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
2019-07-31, 21:52

Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before suicide, report says Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the U.S. Virgin Islands and it showed that he signed it on Aug. 8 -- two days before investigators said he hanged himself in his New York City jail cell....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Tina Turner opens up about career, Ike and losing son to suicide Tina Turner opened up about losing her son to suicide last year, as well as her tumultuous relationship with Ike Turner and life with husband Edwin Bach....
2019-07-01, 17:00

Why Netflix cut ‘13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene after years of controversy It's took two years and millions of concerned parents to convince streaming giant Netflix to censor "13 Reasons Why," a series about teenage suicide....
2019-07-16, 20:00

3 Georgia inmates stop man from trying to commit suicide: report Three Georgia inmates sprang into action after another inmate wrapped a sheet around his neck and tried to kill himself, according to a Thursday report.  ...
2019-07-19, 11:26

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before suicide: records The existence of the will, first reported by the New York Post, raised new questions about Epstein's final days inside the Metropolitan Correctional Center, where he was awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide The financier faced charges that he recruited and abused dozens of underage girls in the early 2000s. The FBI and the US Justice Department are investigating Epstein's death....
2019-08-11, 10:39

Lawyer: Man charged in assisted suicide a loving husband MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Connecticut man charged with helping his terminally ill wife kill herself was a loving husband whose spouse was “suffering terribly” from cancer. Kevin Conners, of Westbrook, was arraigned on a manslaughter charge Friday in Middletown Supe...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Zin Win pleaded not to be reborn in a land of oppressors....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Graphic suicide scene edited out of ’13 Reasons Why’ finale FILE – In this March 30, 2017 file photo, Katherine Langford attends the LA premiere of “13 Reasons Why” at Paramount Pictures Studio in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Seas...
2019-07-16, 18:26

Missile attack, suicide bombings kill at least 40 in Yemen ADEN, Yemen — A rebel missile struck a military parade in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden as coordinated suicide bombings targeted a police station in another neighborhood of the city on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens, a security official and witnesses said. The mi...
2019-08-01, 13:26

De Blasio fundraises off his dad’s suicide after ‘Daily Show’ interview Mayor Bill de Blasio is using the suicide of his World War II veteran dad to attract donor dollars for his struggling 2020 campaign. “Did you see Bill on the Daily Show this week? It’s a must-watch,” says a fundraising pitch that was emailed to potential contributors over the weekend. &#...
2019-08-19, 21:52

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
2019-05-22, 03:13

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 11 others, police officials said. Among those killed was Malik Toor, a commander of a pro-government militia who had organiz...
2019-07-12, 13:39

Epstein found dead in jail, was not on suicide watch Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on Saturday after an apparent suicide in the New York jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, and a source said he was not on suicide watch at the time of his death....
2019-08-11, 18:39

Kabul suicide attack slightly wounds four US troops Four U.S. troops suffered minor injuries when a suicide car bomber targeted their convoy in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul Friday, the U.S. military confirms....
2019-05-31, 18:52

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22, 12:26

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch before death, official says Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch when he apparently killed himself in the New York jail where he was being held on child sex trafficking charges, a spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons told the New York Post Saturday....
2019-08-11, 07:26

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrifice themselves for the cause if necessary. Sooner, r...
2019-07-08, 22:52