Mount Vernon police described Anthony Smith, 31, as emotionally disturbed with a history of mental health issues.
A Delta Air Lines plane was ordered back to its gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport before takeoff Thursday night due to a security scare.
Police Tuesday evening were searching for a suspect who held up a woman at knifepoint on a side street in the East Village.
Police said the officers ordered the man to drop the knife and fired on him one time each after he refused.
Two 12-year-old girls in New Jersey were facing charges Monday, after they allegedly brought a knife and scissors to the school and threatened a male student.
Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in the robberies of three women in Queens.
A New York man has been arrested at New York’s Kennedy International Airport after authorities discovered a trench knife and several other blades in his carry-on bag.
Police on Tuesday were asking for the public to help them find a man who attacked a woman as she rode an MTA bus with her children in the Bronx last month.
On Wednesday morning he attempted to rob two boys and was successful in robbing a third. Later that afternoon he relieved another boy of his wallet in the vicinity of Smith and President streets, police said.
The opposition surrounding the Transportation Security Administration’s decision to allow small knives on airplanes continues to grow.
The suspect allegedly stole money from his 26-year-old victim before fleeing the scene.
A domestic dispute ended in gunfire Wednesday morning in Astoria after police said a man refused to drop two box cutters after a woman claimed he assaulted her and two children.
Robert Terc of Roxbury faces more than 40 years in prison when he’s sentenced Aug. 19.
Police say a man, who has been caught on surveillance cameras, has robbed five women in the last three weeks, stealing wallets and cell phones. In at one incident, he held up a victim at knifepoint.
The NYPD discovered the woman’s body at the Baisley Park Houses in Springfield Gardens. They were seeking her sister for questioning.