It's official. Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio confirmed widespread rumors with an announcement Thursday morning: he will reappoint one-time top cop Bill Bratton as NYPD police commissioner. In a statement distributed just before the announcement at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, de Blasio call ... More >>
The AP has confirmed that Boston police have taken three more suspects into custody regarding the marathon bombings. Not much more is known at this point, but Boston police have issued a statement saying that the situation poses no threat to public safety. NBC's Pete Williams, one of the few sources ... More >>
Runnin' Scared just got word from Anonymous's Twitter feed that the hacktivist group has taken down the Central Intelligence Agency's website, writing: "CIA TANGO DOWN: https://www.cia.gov/ #Anonymous (via @RT_America) http://goo.gl/zBW2b." As of 3:53 p.m., the CIA's website does not appear to be w ... More >>
And now for a very quick recap before Runnin' Scared signs off for the night: Anonymous has intercepted and leaked a call between the FBI and Scotland Yard, but it's hardly the only thing the group has been up to in its latest Fuck FBI Friday.
Occupy rallies and protests have been happening all over the country since the movement began at Wall Street 25 days ago, with arrests occasionally punctuating the effort, as we saw last Wednesday after the massive march from Foley Square to Zuccotti Park. One of the latest mass arrest incide ... More >>
Summer concert season means jamming to the familiar hiss of 'hippie crack'
By Yevgeniya ShekhtmanJulissa Brisman, the victim of the so-called Craigslist Killer, had successfully stopped drinking and was trying to repair past relationships and get her life on track when she was murdered, according to her personal journal, which was reviewed by the Voice."I had a taste of th ... More >>
Philip Markoff, a second-year man at Boston University, is accused of murdering masseuse Julissa Brisman of New York in a Boston hotel, and of robbing at least two other in-calls. There is something dramatically satisfying about the apprehension of a clean-cut Nordic pre-med student from Sherrill, N ... More >>
Megan McAllister, fiancee of alleged Craigslist killer Philip Markoff, maintains her intended's innocence as a "beautiful person" who "could not hurt a fly" in an email to Good Morning America. Police are leaking that Markoff was trying to pay off his gambling debts with the robberies. McAllister ... More >>
Another fall begins with the Police Commissioner's henchmen in control
Police and fire unions may force President Bush to cross a picket line
"Free Speech Zone" looks dangerous to some
The curious saga of the Boston FBI's 'unconfirmed reports' of a right-wing threat to the media
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