Peter Figoski

War in Iraq officially over
War in Iraq officially over
News Jay Lane 12/15/2011 at 9:03AM

War in Iraq officially over After nearly nine years, 4,500 American dead, 32,000 wounded and more than $800 billion, U.S. officials formally shut down the war in Iraq — a conflict that U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said was worth the price in blood and money, as it set Iraq on a path to democracy. Panetta stepped [...]

Bloomberg lashes out at judge who freed ‘cop killer’
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 4:02PM

Mayor Bloomberg lashed out today at the Brooklyn judge who freed accused cop killer Lamont Pride, saying she could have made one phone call that could have taken him off the streets. “The reason he was not behind bars the last time is that a judge here in New York not only didn’t put him [...]

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 8:54AM

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer Prosecutors said Tuesday that Lamont Pride didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger on NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. “He was targeted for homicide because he wore the uniform of the NYPD,” said Ken Taub, chief of homicide at the Brooklyn district attorney’s office. Prosecutors say Pride [...]

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
News Jay Lane 12/13/2011 at 8:46AM

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski The accomplice who fled from cops after his low-life pal shot and killed Officer Peter Figoski has been caught, police said Tuesday. Three other suspects were also taken into custody overnight — two neighbors who live across the street and the alleged getaway driver. The accomplice was arrested [...]

Cops search for person of interest in murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski
Cops search for person of interest in murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski
Police Billy Rennison 12/12/2011 at 3:22PM

Police captured the guman who shot and killed Police Officer Peter Figoski in Brooklyn earlier this morning, but are still on the lookout for a second person of interest in connection with the murder. Police described the second suspect as a Hispanic between 24-30 years of age with black hair and a light complexion. The [...]