Members of the NYPD's Queens Warrant Squad were spotted last week wearing T-shirts imprinted with a quote that some folks might find just a little bit offensive. A photo is at right. The quote reads, "There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and l ... More >>
In an act of desperation, the city of New York has used the media to launch a "despicable" attack on the federal judge presiding over a landmark stop-and-frisk trial, attorneys for the plaintiffs say. Early Wednesday morning, the New York Daily News published a story describing an internal report c ... More >>
Robert Sand, 50, didn't just become America's most deplorable father overnight, it took stubborn determination and dogged non-commitment to neglect and dodge his children for more than a decade -- while racking up a $1.2 million child-support bill. Sand went the extra mile to be that horrible, and ... More >>
Last week, the U.S. Marshal's Service issued a press release with this headline: "Gang Member Removed from New Mexico's Most Wanted." The apprehended menace in question was 20-year-old Mark Anthony Carlson, a white 140-pound male wanted on a felony bench warrant for missing probation. His gang affil ... More >>
Ex-Rap mogul James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, 47, was found guilty today in Brooklyn for leading a drug gang that moved thousands of pounds of cocaine cross country, often in musical instrument cases, to the streets of Brooklyn and Queens. Among a slew of charges, Rosemond was convicted of trying to ... More >>
The federal informant the government doesn't want you to know about
The grin, the fancy haircut, the blue tie -- it's all there in ex-Senator and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards' mugshot, released today by the U.S. Marshals Service to the delight of the internet everywhere. Edwards pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and violating campaign laws for ... More >>
U.S. Marshals Kaczynski's typewriter How would you like to have one of Ted Kaczynski's personal documents? Wait, you wouldn't? Well, why not? Doesn't everyone want to own a treasured item from one of America's most "celebrated" killers? (If you answered any one of these questions with "no," y ... More >>
WikipediaOnly drinking water in the slammer now, huh Bernie?Looks like personal freedom wasn't the only thing Bernie Madoff had to give up when heading off to the slammer. He is saying so long to his impressive wine collection, up for online auction at Morrell & Company on May 18 at 10 a.m.
DCPI photo of ScoobyAlas, Scooby, the NYPD bloodhound who in 2007 helped find the men who shot and killed Officer Russel Timoshenko, 23, and wounded Officer Herman Yan, has died after suffering from an undisclosed illness. He was 10, which the Daily News points out is "70 in people years." ... More >>
"Pepe," via TPMTalking Points Memo has constructed an informative and visually pleasing slideshow of mugshots from January's "Biggest Mob Bust Ever," which we noted at the time both for its epic corralling of suspected criminals, but more playfully for its collection of some of the greatest n ... More >>
Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
The timing couldn't be worse for top Brooklyn Democrat Vito Lopez. Last week, he quietly let friends know that he's had a recurrence of the cancer that's been in remission since the mid '90s. He'll be undergoing heavy chemotherapy over the next few weeks. Today comes a Times story stating tha ... More >>
SUH-kurityWe're back with the privacy debate on full body scanners. They're coming to New York soon, and yesterday, CNET reported that a privacy advocate group in D.C. is taking the Transportation Security Administration to task (again) because full body scanners used by feds in other departments ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 12, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 9 Remarks on Leary's Politics of Ecstasy by Allen Ginsberg By the late '40s of this memory Century the people I knew best and loved the most had already broken through the crust of old Reason & were dow ... More >>
Date: March 14, 2008, 8:37 p.m. Location: In front of 1490 Metropolitan Ave., Parkchester, The Bronx. It took just over two years, but the police have arrested a man sought in the 2008 slaying of 19-year-old Daniel Wallace of Unionport Road in the Bronx. NYPD detectives and folks with the ... More >>
Under the watchful eyes of 150 members of the press, roughly 500 bidders crowded into a ballroom at the Sheraton and 1,100 registered online bidders competed yesterday for the chance to overpay for their own shabby relic of Bernie Madoff's version of the american dream.
The NYPD's Most Wanted Fugitive, according to the police Crimestoppers.com website, was caught in Rocky Mount NC over the weekend by New York and Rocky Mount police, and the U.S. Marshals service. Rasheem Williams, known to the Post as the "Red Sox bandit" after the hat he was wearing for o ... More >>
The second suspect in last week's suspected gay-bash in Queens has been apprehended in Norfolk, Virginia. Daniel Rodriguez (pictured) was picked up by U.S. Marshals on a tip to the NYPD. Jack Price, 49, had his jaw and ribs broken in the attack last Thursday, during which Rodriguez and Daniel Aleman ... More >>
"I mean Aspen, Portland: They're on the West Coast, but for an L.A. dude it's like the middle of nowhere. We got U.S. Marshals hopping on the bus in Salt Lake City." Not since the emergence of The Game on the national hip-hop scene has Los Angeles had such a promising new rapper as Nipsey Hussle. ... More >>
Eagle-eyed U.S. Marshall Danny Potucek helped spot and apprehend Robert Ellis, the cop-shooting suspect who was hiding out in the Poconos woods yesterday. One eagle-eyed newspaper reader couldn't help but notice Potucek's resemblence to Ricky Gervais from "The Office." Ricky Gervais from "The ... More >>
In the latest friction between federal agents and the Puerto Rican independence movement, the FBI busted a veteran militant in San Juan yesterday for allegedly violating the terms of his release from federal prison. The timing of Antonio Camacho Negron's arrest makes independentistas suspicious, be ... More >>
Pataki, Sweeney, Powers, Fossella to Prosper in Dubya Reign
For years, Tony Merritt Did the Dirty Work for Cops and Landlords, Helping Them Bust and Evict Drug Dealers. So Why Is the Times Square Hotel, His Latest Home, Showing Him the Door?