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Two Tales of the City

Len Levitt | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Two startling verdicts came down last week in two cop-related fatal shootings. In one, a Brooklyn jury acquitted the getaway driver of a botched robbery that resulted in the killing of NYPD officer Peter Figoski.

Slain NYPD Cop's Partner Gives Teary Testimony

Newsday | William Murphy | Posted 03.31.2013 | New York

A veteran New York City police officer dabbed his eyes with a tissue, gulped water from a paper cup and spoke in bursts Monday as he recalled the nigh...

Cop Arrested For DWI After Attending Fundraiser For Murdered Officer Peter Figoski

Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

Continuing the NYPD's string of recent drunk-on-duty allegations, yet another cop is in trouble for boozing in uniform. But unlike his fellow offi...

NYPD Cop Shot In The Head In Brooklyn

Posted 02.01.2012 | New York

An NYPD officer shot while chasing a suspect in Brooklyn is in critical condition Wednesday morning at Bellevue Hospital but doctors say he is expecte...

NYPD Bans NYPD From Wearing NYPD Things

| Posted 04.01.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss MANHATTAN-- Everyone loves the NYPD. Souvenir shops around the city sell millions of dollars worth of hats, T-shirts and other t...

New York's Finest Cut to the Chase in the Murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski

Audrey Silk | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The brunt of the fury should have been trained on Lamont Pride first and foremost. In the end, he was solely responsible for his actions.

Alleged Cop Killer Says He Didn't Mean For Murder And Says 'Sorry'

Posted 01.05.2012 | New York

The accused shooter of Officer Peter Figoski, a 22-year veteran of the NYPD, told detectives he had never meant to shoot Figoski and that he was "sorr...

Scholarship Fund For Slain NYPD Officer's 4 Daughters Passes $1 Million In A Week

Posted 12.22.2011 | Impact

A scholarship fund set up for the four surviving daughters of slain NYPD officer, Peter Figoski, passed the $1 million mark in just one week, the New ...

PHOTOS: New Gritty Exhibit On '70s Cops

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

The tragic shooting death and funeral of New York City cop Peter Figoski this week brought into focus the dangers of patrolling the city's streets, an...

Kelly and the Bureau: Inconvenient Truths

Len Levitt | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Because Kelly commands the police department of 9/11-scarred NYC, the country's highest government and law enforcement officials seem afraid to level with the public about Kelly and his terrorism policies.

Bloomberg Invites Congress To Slain Cop's Funeral

Posted 12.16.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday he thinks Congress should join him at the funeral of Peter Figoski, the NYPD officer shot and killed earlier this ...

Bloomberg Blasts Judge Who Freed Cop-Killer

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg blasted a Brooklyn judge Wednesday for allowing accused cop-killer Lamont Pride to walk free last month when he was in court on drug c...

Five Arraigned For Shooting Death Of NYPD Officer

Posted 02.13.2012 | New York

By TOM HAYS | AP NEW YORK -- A convict accused in the cold-blooded slaying of a New York Police Department officer during a botched robbery alre...

Cop Shot And Killed In Brooklyn

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Officer Peter Figoski, a 22-year veteran of the NYPD and a father of four, was shot and killed early Monday morning after interrupting a home invasion...