This weekend, tighter controls were in effect after locals met earlier in the week to tell officials they’d had enough.
Following evaluation by veterinarians, the SPCA is expected to place the dogs in rehabilitative care elsewhere in the state.
Councilman Rory Lancman said the law has led to a number of arrests, including half a dozen bus drivers.
NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.
The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Six teens were arrested in Sayreville, New Jersey Friday evening – and a seventh was wanted by police – in connection with alleged intimidation and hazing on the Sayreville High School football team.
Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.
According to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, 20 of the adults and three of the seven juveniles arrested were accused of controlled dangerous substance offenses.
Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.
Under a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.
Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …
Dozens of people were arrested this week in an illegal sports gambling enterprise across New Jersey and New York.
Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.
Marge Lee, with the group Dedicatedd, said it’s very odd that in Suffolk County and in Queens, DWI arrests have increased, but in Nassau the numbers have fallen in the past three years.