Former NYPD union president pleads not guilty to criminal charge

Ed Mullins, the former New York City police union president who clashed with city officials over his bombastic tweets and hardline tactics, surrendered Wednesday to face a criminal charge of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his union.

FBI raids offices of NYC police sergeants union

Federal agents on Tuesday raided the offices of a New York City police union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, and the Long Island home of its bombastic leader, who has clashed repeatedly with city officials over his incendiary tweets and hard-line tactics.