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NYPD Cops Turn Backs to Bill de Blasio at Wenjian Liu Funeral

NYPD and other law enforcement officers, both active and retired, who attended NYPD Detective’s Wenjian Liu’s funeral on Sunday in Brooklyn turned their backs when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his remarks.

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Report: De Blasio Aides Urged NY Lawmakers to Denounce Police Union President

During the meetings Mayor Bill de Blasio had with five different New York City police unions on Tuesday, the mayor’s senior aides called top Democratic New York lawmakers on the city and state levels. They urged lawmakers to slam the Patrolman’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch and other officers for turning their backs on the mayor, DNAinfo reported.

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Bill de Blasio Booed at NYPD Graduation Ceremony

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may not have thought he was going to get a terribly warm reception at Monday’s NYPD graduation ceremony of incoming rookies, but he probably was not expecting to get booed and heckled during his remarks to the graduating class.

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NYPD Sources: No Arrests During #ShutDown5thAve Protests, per De Blasio

Breitbart News learned from an NYPD source that officers made no arrests Tuesday night, despite bottles being hurled at police and protesters committing other violations of the law. That’s how Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton wanted it,

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State GOP Calls On Rep. Michael Grimm to Resign

New York State Republican Party leaders are urging Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) to resign from office, Breitbart News has learned. “We are looking for Grimm to step down for the good of the party and the people of Staten Island and Brooklyn,” they said. Grimm pleaded guilty today to a felony tax charge of a public corruption case in New York.

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Protesters to Defy De Blasio, Plan to ‘Shut Down’ Fifth Ave. in New York

Protesters in New York City plan to “shut down” 5th Avenue, a main shopping area in Manhattan, tonight. The call to do so happens after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asked for any protests to stop until both recently murdered NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu are buried this weekend.

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Largest Law Enforcement Organization: ‘Enough is Enough’

“ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!” stated Chuck Canterbury, president of the Fraternal Order of Police—the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers—in a statement released Sunday addressing Saturday’s execution-style murders of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. Calling Ramos’ and

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NYPD Cop Killer Used App to Track Police Movements Since Early December

According to an Instagram screenshot, Brinsley was tracking two officers who were almost 4 miles away from him in Staten Island at 10:44 PM EST since the beginning of December. He thanks a friend of his on Instagram for pointing out the app is not “updated in real time” so it’s not that “reliable.”

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FCC Rejects Petition to Deny License to ‘Redskins’ Station

The Federal Communication Commission is rejecting a petition to deny the license renewal of radio station WWXX-FM, owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, over its broadcast of the term “Redskins.” John Banzhaf filed the the challenge to the station’s

Federal Register Adds Nearly 1600 Pages of New Regulations

Federal Register Adds Nearly 1600 Pages of New Regulations

Not to be outdone by the congressional 1,603 page Cromnibus spending bill, government agencies in Washington added almost as many pages to the Federal Register with new regulations and rules last week alone. The D.C. watchdog organization the Competitive Enterprise

9/11’s ’20th Hijacker’ Wants Transfer to Gitmo

9/11’s ’20th Hijacker’ Wants Transfer to Gitmo

Zacarias Moussaoui, also known as the “20th hijacker” in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, asked a South Florida federal judge Wednesday for a transfer to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the Associated Press reported.  Moussaoui is serving a life sentence

Gangs Organize In The Midst of Anti-Cop Protests

Gangs Organize In The Midst of Anti-Cop Protests

Gangs appear to have grown more politically emboldened this past year, as protests have sprouted in response to police shootings of young black males. Gangs organizing with local politicians are not new, as some will point to New York’s Tammany

Dorian Johnson Snags City Government Job in St. Louis

Dorian Johnson Snags City Government Job in St. Louis

Dorian Johnson–the witness who originally told police that 18-year-old Ferguson, MO resident Mike Brown had his hands up and pled with then-Officer Darren Wilson “Don’t shoot”–snagged a temporary position, that pays around $8.50 an hour, working for the city of

Sharpton to Attend White House Meeting on Ferguson Riots

Sharpton to Attend White House Meeting on Ferguson Riots

National Action Network’s Reverend Al Sharpton tweeted that he would be attending the White House meetings on Ferguson and law enforcement that President Barack Obama is hosting. In NAN DC Bureau this morning, before heading to meetings on Ferguson and police

Obama to Host Meetings with Civil Rights Leaders on Ferguson

Obama to Host Meetings with Civil Rights Leaders on Ferguson

President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet on Monday with Vice President Joe Biden, his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, and law enforcement officials among others, to discuss the the civil unrest that happened in Ferguson, Missouri.  Riots were set off

Reporters Attacked, Robbed at Gunpoint in Ferguson

Reporters Attacked, Robbed at Gunpoint in Ferguson

Four freelance reporters were robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night around 8 p.m., when they attempted to shoot video at the Canfield Drive memorial, a street off of West Florissant Avenue, the Daily Riverfront Times reports. Emily Molli, a freelancer

44 People Arrested During Another Night of Protests in Ferguson

44 People Arrested During Another Night of Protests in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Missouri–St. Louis law enforcement is confirming the arrest of 44 individuals on Tuesday night during a second evening of post-grand jury verdict protests in Ferguson.  Although the violence in the Ferguson area was not as intense as Monday night,

Most Businesses Destroyed in Ferguson Minority Owned

Most Businesses Destroyed in Ferguson Minority Owned

FERGUSON, Missouri—-KMOV-TV reports that the majority of stores that were damaged or completely destroyed during Monday night’s violent riots in Ferguson were minority owned. Fire Departments around the St. Louis County Area put out 25 structural fires caused by vandals