‘One-man crime spree’ cuffed by transit cops for Queens subway station assaults

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Quick-working cops in Queens were saluted Friday by the city’s top cop for their work in collaring a local man connected to two assaults within the subway system on April 1. … Read more ‘One-man crime spree’ cuffed by transit cops for Queens subway station assaults

Brooklyn cop arrested for alleged possession of child porn: NYPD

Photo via Getty Images Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC An off-duty cop was arrested in Brooklyn for allegedly possessing child pornography. At 10 a.m. on April 2, police say that NYPD Officer Mitchell Emile, 28, was … Read more Brooklyn cop arrested for alleged possession of child porn: NYPD

Minnesota police: Officer mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser in killing of Daunte Wright

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC The fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old Black man in a Minneapolis suburb appeared to be an “accidental discharge” by an officer who drew her gun instead of her Taser during … Read more Minnesota police: Officer mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser in killing of Daunte Wright

Big police presence in Kips Bay after armed disturbed man gets in standoff with cops

NYPD inflate a tarp to prevent an emotionally disturbed man, who barricaded himself in his 14th floor apartment, from committing suicide on April 12th. Photo by Dean Moses Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Police engaged in … Read more Big police presence in Kips Bay after armed disturbed man gets in standoff with cops

Chauvin jurors facing ‘through the roof’ stress as deliberations begin

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC As the 12 Minneapolis jurors in the Derek Chauvin murder trial prepare to hunker down and begin deliberations, the world awaits what will be a decision with a lasting impact on … Read more Chauvin jurors facing ‘through the roof’ stress as deliberations begin

Brooklyn man found stabbed during evening hours on neighborhood street corner: NYPD

Photo via Getty Images Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC The NYPD is investigating the death of a man who was found stabbed in Brooklyn on Monday evening. According to police, at 6:36 p.m. on April 26 … Read more Brooklyn man found stabbed during evening hours on neighborhood street corner: NYPD

Queens man turns himself in after allegedly murdering and sexually abusing mother: NYPD

The home on Winchester Boulevard in Queens Village where Saroj Sharma, 65, was brutally murdered and sexually abused allegedly by her own son on May 8, 2021, according to police. Photo via Google Maps Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district … Read more Queens man turns himself in after allegedly murdering and sexually abusing mother: NYPD

Arrest of suspect in deadly Queens subway station stabbing raises new questions about safety

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Detectives are still looking into why a Queens man arrested on Saturday allegedly knifed a homeless man to death at a local subway station back on April 23. Mark Albano, 34, … Read more Arrest of suspect in deadly Queens subway station stabbing raises new questions about safety

Cold-blooded double stabbing in Brooklyn leaves man dead, another injured

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Detectives in Brooklyn are looking for the cold-blooded killer who knifed two men at a Brooklyn housing complex early on Friday morning, leaving one of the victims fatally injured. Police said … Read more Cold-blooded double stabbing in Brooklyn leaves man dead, another injured

Suspect sought for punching Asian woman on East Village subway platform for no apparent reason

Photo courtesy of the NYPD Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Police are looking for a man who assaulted an Asian American woman for no apparent reason in an East Village subway station. Authorities say that at … Read more Suspect sought for punching Asian woman on East Village subway platform for no apparent reason

NYC SHOOTINGS: Suspected gang member slain in Queens, man takes bullet to neck in Bronx

Officers from the 110th Precinct investigate a deadly shooting on 108th Street in Corona, Queens on June 2, 2021. Photo by Lloyd Mitchell Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Detectives in Queens are looking for the suspect … Read more NYC SHOOTINGS: Suspected gang member slain in Queens, man takes bullet to neck in Bronx

Climate activists cuffed at Downtown protest over Public Renewables Act

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC City council candidates and the Public Power Coalition, which is led by the Democratic Socialists of America and local environmental justice organizations, held a rally and march on June 2 in … Read more Climate activists cuffed at Downtown protest over Public Renewables Act

Pandemic first responder searches for lost rescue dog in western Queens

Manhattan nurse Heather Angus with her rescue dog, Indie, who was last seen in western Queens. (Courtesy of Heather Angus) Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC A nurse from Manhattan’s Upper West Side who served on the … Read more Pandemic first responder searches for lost rescue dog in western Queens

NYC SHOOTINGS: Man slain in Brooklyn robbery, arrests made in Bronx and Chelsea murders

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC A thief shot a 33-year-old man to death during an apparent robbery attempt in Brooklyn early on Monday morning, police reported. Law enforcement sources said the deadly shooting happened at about … Read more NYC SHOOTINGS: Man slain in Brooklyn robbery, arrests made in Bronx and Chelsea murders

Schumer wants feds to better target gun trafficking to help combat NYC shootings

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Senator Chuck Schumer wants the Department of Justice to target states with lax gun laws in order to better track firearms flowing illegally into New York City and Long Island as … Read more Schumer wants feds to better target gun trafficking to help combat NYC shootings

Man takes bullet to back, tourists rattled in Times Square shooting

Midtown North officers cordoned off the area in Times Square. Photo by Dean Moses Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Police are searching for a suspect after a shooting in Times Square on Sunday evening. Law enforcement … Read more Man takes bullet to back, tourists rattled in Times Square shooting

Two men sought for masturbating in public on separate occasions in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn

Photos courtesy of the NYPD Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC The NYPD is looking for a creep who was seen exposing himself and masturbating on a Queens train and inside a Manhattan subway station. According to … Read more Two men sought for masturbating in public on separate occasions in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn