According to court papers, Castano took cellphone video showing the woman asleep in his bed with her clothes engulfed in flames.
Times Square is a jarring example of a slowdown in low-level arrests across the city amid tension between rank-and-file police and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
A Long Island duck hunter had to be rescued by police after becoming stranded on an island amid sub-freezing temperatures and high winds.
The New York City Council has been determined to reform the NYPD, but the murder of two officers last month — and the shooting of two more this week — have created deep divisions about how to do it.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito showed her support for the NYPD on Tuesday.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley began his Saturday, by making anti-police threats online.
A Staten Island woman claims that men posing as police officers invaded her home and robbed her.
An icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.
The Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.
Police in New Rochelle are investigating after a body was found in a burning car.
A proposed ordinance in Montville, New Jersey could give police officers broad powers – including entering private property – if underage drinking is even suspected.
More than 100 supporters were on hand on Thursday for a vigil to honor NYPD officers killed in the line of duty outside of a stationhouse in New Dorp.
“The people of Newark deserve to be safe, and so do the thousands who come here to work, to learn, and to take advantage of all the city has to offer,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said.