Surveillance video has been released of a group of suspects accused in a violent attack that took place on Halloween night.
De Blasio said that, on his watch, NYPD surveillance tactics would only be authorized to follow up on specific leads.
Christie said the new the law protects civil liberties while also keeping the country safe from terrorism.
The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
The duo has been accused of ripping off credit cards from a 73-year-old woman in the St. George section of Staten Island.
New surveillance images surfaced on Saturday of three men wanted in connection with the murder of an IHOP manager in Newark in March.
Schumer issued a threat to the South American nation, warning its trade preferences with the U.S. would be in jeopardy if it allows Snowden in to avoid extradition on charges of espionage and theft of government property.
Java Street is typically the type of place where neighbors spend summer nights sitting out on their stoops. But, on Saturday night a man apparently raped a woman in front of an apartment building, according to authorities.
A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.
A new twist has appeared in the controversy over a secret government program tracking the phone calls and Internet habits of millions of Americans.
In a filing earlier this week, the lawyers said the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed in New Jersey have failed to prove the New York Police Department targeted Muslims based solely on their religion.
The civil rights lawyers complained police have monitored public places where Muslims eat, shop and worship and kept records and notes about police observations despite any evidence of unlawful or terror-related activities.
A 57-year-old man was attacked on Saturday morning, according to investigators, he was the mugger’s eighth victim. Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.
A surveillance video shows the suspect as being 5’9″ with blue jeans, black boots, and a black jacket with a fur-trimmed hood.
Police are looking for a man in connection with an attempted rape in Washington Heights.