Dozens of people celebrating opening day with a free roller coaster ride at New York’s Coney Island amusement park on Sunday were forced to walk down the steep ride when its cars got stuck near the summit, police said. Those taking the first ride of the season on the Coney Island Cyclone, a...
Police say that search crews have found human remains in the rubble of the East Village building explosion that injured 19 people earlier this week, The New York Post reports. Read more...
Rescue workers on Sunday recovered a body at the site of a massive New York City building explosion, the New York Post reported. The New York Police Department confirmed the news to ABC and the New York Times. The body has not been identified. Two...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Andrew Shaw's head suddenly jerked forward, and Brock Nelson's snapped back.
New York, Miami, London, Tokyo: All of them taking inspiration from a nation with a troubling human-rights record
BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a veteran's prosthetic eye has been stolen from his car in New York. The Oneida County Sheriff's office says the eye was stolen Saturday in the village of Boonville in the central part of the state. They say the eye was in a small black bag inside the car. Show More Summary
As 250 firefighters swarmed the East Village of Manhattan to quell the flames caused by a building explosion Thursday, Saxon Eldridge was in the air. Police had restricted access to the streets surrounding the inferno on Second Avenue, but Eldridge, who lives nearby, wanted to document the chaos that gripped his neighborhood. Show More Summary
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were reportedly missing on Friday in the wake of an apparent gas explosion that destroyed four New York apartment buildings and injured 19 people, police said. The blast appeared to have been gas-related, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. Show More Summary
Two young men remained unaccounted for on Friday, a day after a gas explosion leveled three buildings in New York City's East Village, police said.
No matter how many times the New York Police Department is burned when it tries to reach the public on social media, it still seems to believe the disconnect between officers and the public can be bridged with a hashtag or status update. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports that a trove of 30,000 police photos from the New York City Municipal Archives will soon be available online as part of an impending digitization project. The photos were originally taken by detectives from the New York City Police Department Photo Unit between 1914 and 1975. They include images of […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A building collapsed on Thursday in New York City's East Village neighborhood, police said. There was no immediate information on possible injuries, said a spokesman for the New York Police Department. (Reporting by Laila Kearney, Editing by Ellen Wulfhorst)
The U.S. House has passed legislation to help people making donations to the families of two slain New York City police officers.
A New York City councilman blasted 'broken windows' policing when he broke the law Wednesday, police sources said.
From contorted corpses splayed on the sidewalk to errant streetcars lodged in storefronts, the New York Police Department has photographed crime scenes almost since the technology was available.
Earlier this month, the New York Police Department started using a tool called ShotSpotter in Brooklyn and the Bronx to determine where gunshots are fired. The system was turned on as part of a pilot program “to make the city safer,Show More Summary
An officer with the New York City Police Department has been arrested and is facing charges of rape, sexual misconduct, sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old girl whom he met at his church, the New York Daily News reports.
New York City police Commissioner William Bratton has a message for privacy advocates concerned over the NYPD’s new ShotSpotter program: “Get a life.” Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of ShotSpotter last week. The...Show More Summary
Police are looking for two suspects who attacked an L train conductor last month in the 75th Precinct, which covers East New York. [ more › ]
A New York police officer allegedly raped a 16-year-old he met at church. Officer Vladimir Sosa, 38, who works in the Bronx was arrested on Tuesday morning, according to NBC New York. He is a 7-year veteran of the force. Police saidShow More Summary