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FBI investigating university stabbing as possible hate crime

9 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The FBI is investigating whether the stabbing of a visiting black student by a white student at the University of Maryland was a hate crime, officials said Sunday. Sean Christopher Urbanski has been charged with first- and second-degree murder as well as first-degree assault in the early Saturday morning attack that...

New York’s cop-bashers are standing up for gangs

yesterdayNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

The cop-bashers just won’t be happy until the NYPD quits fighting crime altogether. They rallied at City Hall last week against police crackdowns on violent gangs. That’s right: gangs. The demonstrators called on NYPD Inspector General Philip Eure to probe the department’s anti-gang tactics and its criteria for adding names to its databases. In a...

‘I was trying to get help’: Times Square driver says in jailhouse interview

yesterdayNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

The maniac driver who mowed down pedestrians in Times Square knew he was losing his marbles in the weeks leading up to his senseless rampage, he told The Post during an exclusive jailhouse interview on Saturday. “I was trying to get help,” a weepy Richard Rojas claimed from Rikers Island. “I wanted to fix my...

Suspects play blame-game in murder of 6-year-old boy

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old told investigators that the boy was actually shot by another of the three teen suspects, according to an investigator’s sworn statement. The Associated Press obtained the sworn statement Friday from a source with knowledge of the case involving the death...

Bernie Madoff’s closest prison pal is a crime-family boss

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Shortly after Bernie Madoff arrived in prison, at the start of a 150-year sentence, the mastermind behind the largest fraud in financial history was slapped across the face. Madoff was closely following the way his case was being reported in the media and had gone to the jail’s TV room to watch “60 Minutes.” When...

‘My heart died in New York’: Times Square victim’s dad speaks out

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

The grief-stricken father of the young woman fatally mowed down by a maniac driver speeding down a Times Square sidewalk said Friday, “My heart died in New York yesterday.’’ Thomas Elsman drove to the city from his Michigan home with his son Thursday night after hearing the awful news about 18-year-old Alyssa. He told WNYW/Fox...

Stockbroker accused in drug-fueled pay-to-play scheme to plead guilty

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A stockbroker accused in a scheme to bribe a New York state pension official with gifts, including sex, drugs, trips and concert tickets, plans to plead guilty, court documents revealed. Deborah Kelley was one of two brokers charged last year with improperly plying Navnoor Kang, a pension manager for the NYS Common Retirement Fund, with...

Man charged for stealing convict’s welfare card

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

It’s never a good idea to steal someone’s identity to collect welfare benefits — especially if they’re serving time for murder. Adolphis Dukeshire, 48, of Manhattan, pleaded guilty in 2015 to stealing more than $80,000 in welfare, Medicaid and food stamp benefits from 2003 to 2013 using the identity of an Albany man he met...

Couple busted for having public sex — in front of cops

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A Florida couple got so hot and heavy in front of a dental office that they didn’t stop when cops caught them in the act, officials said. Merri-Anne Bromley, 62, and her boyfriend David Wheeler, 55, were arrested Wednesday night after they were seen having sex on the steps of St. Pete Modern Dentistry at...

Man arrested for watching woman drown

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A man has been arrested on suspicion of failing to help an Irish woman who drowned in the sea off the Canary Islands. Elaine O’Donovan, 41, is understood to have been on holiday in Lanzarote with her parents when she died in the early hours of Sunday morning. She was spotted floating face down in...

Mobster so focused on flirting with clerk he couldn’t be arraigned

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A Gambino crime family associate who beat the rap for stabbing the owner of popular Brooklyn ?p?izzeria Lucali? ?–? ??only to w?ind up behind bars for another stabbing? ?–? ?is now using the prison mail system to deliver threats, prosecutors said. Battista “Benny” Geritano was back in court Thursday to face charges he’d been using...

6-year-old found shot to death in stolen car

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A 6-year-old boy in Mississippi who was supposed to graduate from kindergarten on Thursday was found shot to death in the backseat of his mother’s car — after it was stolen from a grocery store with him inside, cops said. Little Kingston Frazier, of Jackson, had been sitting in the back of his mom’s idling...

Skelos’ lawyers argue evidence used to convict shouldn’t count

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Lawyers for fallen ex-state Sen. Dean Skelos argued for a new trial Thursday, saying that a Manhattan federal jury convicted him on evidence that no longer counts as bribery — thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court. The jury was not “given the proper tools” to convict, lawyer Alexandra Shaprio told a three-judge federal appeals panel....

Man breaks into Amber Rose’s home but doesn’t take a thing

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

The media personality, her mother, son and staff were asleep at the time of the break-in.

Homeless squatters invade resort town where pot is legal

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

From his sidewalk vantage point in front of an outdoor equipment store in downtown Durango, Colorado, Matthew Marinseck has seen a transformation in this mountain resort town. The picturesque town near the New Mexico border, once a vibrant, upscale community dotted with luxury hotels, is being overrun by panhandlers – thanks, in part, to the...

Hat-loving robber is terrorizing city banks

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

He’s throwing his hat into the ring as the Big Apple’s most wanted chapeau-wearing bank robber. On the heels of the arrest of the ballcap-loving Coast to Coast bandit, police announced Thursday that they’re now on the hunt for another serial robber, who has so far successfully ripped off four Manhattan banks — each time...

Amy Fisher is back on Long Island — and ready for a fresh start

4 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

She was a petite 16-year-old wild child with long brown hair, a thick “Lawn Guyland” accent and an unquenchable thirst for older men. He was a 35-year-old, married father of two with a wandering eye and a power boat named “Double Trouble.” When they met at his auto-body shop, sparks flew — and set in...

Crazed woman emailed threats invoking Hitler to prosecutor

4 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A Missouri woman compared her wrath to Adolf Hitler, Osama bin Laden and ISIS in a slew of threatening emails she sent to a county prosecutor, authorities say. Emily Troncoso, 27, fired off more than 40 messages in the span of four days — which contained “emotionally disturbing content, profanity (and) threatening language,” according to...

Cops arrest man believed to be bicoastal bank robber

4 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Cops arrested a homeless man they believe is the “coast to coast bandit” who robbed several banks in New York and LA over the last two months, police sources said. The bi-coastal heist-man allegedly tried to knock over two Manhattan banks Wednesday before cops collared him around 4:45 p.m. on the Upper East Side, according...

Inside Brazil’s illegal butt-lift clinics

4 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A video of a police raid on an illegal Brazilian “butt-boosting” clinic reveals the desperate lengths some will go to in their bid to find fame and fortune. From curvy Kim Kardashian to the South American country’s infamous Miss BumBum contest, it is clear that having a large rear is a must for many wannabe...

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