New York’s secretive ethics board made it clear Monday that members did not vote to block the investigation of a sexual-harassment scandal in the state Assembly.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said that he would welcome an ethics probe into his approval of a secret payout of tax money that was used to settle a sexual harassment case.
A Queens man accused of strangling and beating his ex-girlfriend to death now faces charges of first-degree murder.
Two individuals — a man and a woman — have been arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing on a Bronx subway platform that took place early Saturday morning, police said.
Police said two men in a dark-colored four-door Toyota Camry followed a girl from a bus stop in Lake Grove last November and yelled at her to get into the vehicle.
The suspect was brought to the 66th Precinct and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment.
Victor Tosner, 57, is accused of making numerous threats over the phone and in person to two parish priests and parishioners.
After being the victim of a frightening arson attack, New Square resident Aron Rottenberg spoke from his hospital bed on Wednesday. Rottenberg said that he blames the leaders of an Hassidic sect for creating the intolerant atmosphere that led to his injuries.
Five Brooklyn high school students have been charged with attacking another student with a padlock inside a sock. The 17-year-old victim said in a published report that she wasn’t able to open her jaw after the April 1 attack.
A Hicksville man has been arrested and accused by authorities of repeatedly calling U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman and threatening local and federal law enforcement.
Four New Jersey Yeshiva students have been charged with bias intimidation after being accused of harassing a black school bus driver.
For years women and young girls have put up with cat calls, lewd comments and much worse on the streets. Now they’re fighting back stronger than ever.
A New York woman who was harassed online is hoping her case will help put an end to anonymous cyber-bullying. A judge ordered Google to release the names of the online attackers who made defaming comments about her.
Michael Lohan’s ex-fiancee has told a judge she no longer wants to pursue criminal charges against him stemming from a fight they had last month.