Police have stepped up security in Times Square while still insisting that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City linked to the Islamic State group.
Suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas, according to the New York City police department.
It appears the shotgun found inside the car is linked to similar crimes in Queens.
Rafael Pineiro had been a top candidate for police commissioner before Mayor Bill de Blasio selected Bill Bratton.
The videotaped confession of a man who admitted killing a 6-year-old Manhattan boy in 1979 is expected to be played in court as a judge determines whether it is fair game for the suspect’s murder trial.
The operators of nine day care centers in Brooklyn and Staten Island are accused of stealing from city taxpayers and putting children at risk, authorities said.
Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.
City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. said on Wednesday he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City.
Some longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD officers will get annual training on the use of force following the police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island.
The future Yankees superstar became a regular customer at Nino’s Restaurant. Jeter even tried his hand at making a dish, now called “Chicken Jeter.”
The criminal complaint alleges Reyes abandoned the car and tried to run from police. It also says he began kicking his arms and legs, resisting arrest.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will soon roll out a pilot program in five precincts and one housing project in which patrol officers will wear body cameras.
At least three people wearing McDonald’s uniforms were hauled away by police officers after standing in the middle of a busy street near Times Square Thursday morning.
Three planes were struck by birds while approaching LaGuardia International Airport Wednesday morning, the Port Authority said.