Person Of Interest Questioned In Poison Letter Attacks On Obama, BloombergThe Joint Terrorism Task Force expanded its search for the person responsible for sending two poison-laced letters to the mayor and a third to the president as new details emerged about the contents of the threatening notes.
2 Letters Addressed To Mayor Bloomberg Found To Contain RicinThreatening letters addressed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in both New York and Washington, D.C., have been found preliminarily to contain ricin, police said Wednesday.
Security Remains Tight At NYC Sites In Wake Of Brutal Attack In London The NYPD said Wednesday that it was beefing up security in an "abundance of caution'' and not based on information that the facilities were targeted.
NYCLU: Stop-And-Frisk Ineffective At Taking Guns Off StreetsThe New York Civil Liberties Union has used the NYPD's own statistics to dispute the police department claim that the stop-and-frisk program effectively takes guns off the streets.
Workers Sifting For Human Remains At 9/11 Plane Debris SitePersonnel from the fire and police departments also were at the scene Tuesday.
Police: Plane Wreckage Found Near WTC Site Is Wing GearBoeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.
NYPD: Landing Gear From 9/11 Plane Found Behind 'Ground Zero Mosque' SiteMore than 11 years after the horrific attack on the World Trade Center's Twin Towers by two commercial airliners, the NYPD said Friday that a piece of the landing gear from one of those planes had been found.
Police: NYU Student With Arsenal Of Imitation Assault Weapons ArrestedAn NYU student was arrested Monday for allegedly building realistic looking air rifles in his dorm room.
Bomb Squad Called In Over Backpack During Central Park RaceA man with a backpack riding a bicycle through the Run for the Parks caused the bomb squad to be called in. Bicycles and backpacks were banned from the race.
NYPD Increasing Security At Prominent Locations Following Boston Marathon BlastsNYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD's critical response vehicles.
Cops: Washington Heights Abduction Was Surprise Birthday HoaxPolice spent the weekend looking for a man and a woman who witnesses said were kidnapped by two men in a dark-colored minivan just before 7 p.m. Friday near 173rd Street and Haven Avenue.