Gathering onlookers reportedly cheered and chanted “[expletive] the police” near the Brooklyn crime scene where two New York Police Department officers were fatally shot Saturday.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s challenge to President Obama’s new amnesty ran into trouble Monday as a federal judge took a dim view of his challenge, questioning whether she should get involved in a “legislative-executive branch squabble.”
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund issued a statement Saturday insisting that lax gun control laws, not the ongoing police brutality protests, led to the execution-style killings of two New York City officers.
Police around the nation have gone on high alert, told by higher-ups and union representatives to wear bulletproof vests, keep off social media and make arrests only in cases most pressing and crucial to the safety of the public at large.
“The Interview,” the film that Sony pulled from screening over controversy generated from a scene that depicted the assassination of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, will be distributed for viewing after all, the production company’s top lawyer, David Boies, said in an interview on “Meet the Press” on NBC.
A foundation founded by George Steinbrenner of New York Yankees’ fame will reportedly pay for the education expenses for the sons of one of the police officers who was murdered in a daylight ambush over the weekend.
The shocking, cold-blooded murder of two New York City police officers Saturday has raised fresh questions about whether prominent Democrats — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in particular — have gone too far in their criticism of law enforcement and, at least in part, caused this weekend’s brutal slayings.
Hollywood star James Woods took to Twitter to unleash a scathing condemnation of the Rev. Al Sharpton — as well as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and President Obama — for the shooting deaths of two police officers over the weekend.
Al Sharpton said Sunday that he’s been the victim of racist and violent death threats following the execution-style killings of two NYPD officers.
A Florida police officer who got his start in the New York Police Department was fatally shot early Sunday morning in Tarpon Springs, just hours after two NYPD officers were killed in Brooklyn.
An off-duty St. Louis police officer remained in critical condition Saturday after being shot multiple times in his personal vehicle by an unknown assailant.