Up to 60 people have been hospitalised after a collision between two US commuter trains serving New York City, police say.Five of the injured are critical after a "major derailment" near Fairfield, Connecticut, just outside Bridgeport.Alex...Show More Summary
Two Metro-North trains collided Friday evening in Connecticut, The New York Times reports. An eastbound train traveling from New Haven to Manhattan derailed near Fairfield and hit a westbound train. A Fairfield Police Department spokesperson told the Times that around 20 to 25 people had been injured. Show More Summary
New York police have arrested a Papa John's pizza deliveryman for allegedly selling cocaine out of pizza boxes. Prosecutors say that Ramon Rodriguez has sold more than $40,000 worth of cocaine to undercover officers since the fall of 2011. He...
Police officers were involved in the shooting, authorities confirm.
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Less than 48 hours before Pakistan's historic democratic elections on May 11 — which saw former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected — Pakistani police gathered at the Islamabad home of New York Times correspondent Declan Walsh. They...Show More Summary
Courtesy of the National Police Misconduct Reporting Project comes word of Jerry Koch, a New York anarchist who may be jailed for doing what most people assume you have a right to do: remaining silent in court. Federal prosecutors want...Show More Summary
A pizza man / cocaine delivery guy was arrested this week in New York after selling more than $45,000 worth of coke to undercover police officers. Officers say that Ramon Rodriguez, 45, used his pizza route as a cover to deliver cocaine. The Papa John’s pizza man made at least 19 cocaine deliveries around New [...]Show More Summary
Several people were slightly injured in a ferry accident near Battery Park City in lower Manhattan, NBC reports. One of the passengers suffered an elbow injury when the boat bumped the pier, police said, and other injuries were minor. Fire...Show More Summary
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New York, May 15, 2013--Ethiopian police in Addis Ababa questioned an editor for several hours today in connection with a story published in October about the widow of the late Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi, according to news reports....
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday threw out an indictment against a New York City police officer charged with manslaughter over the shooting of an unarmed teenager, but prosecutors can present the case again or appeal the decision, lawyers invo...
Declan Walsh, the Islamabad Bureau Chief for The New York Times, was ordered to leave Pakistan, on May 9, just before this year’s crucial elections. As reported in the paper, a vague letter, delivered to Walsh by police officers on Thursday night, stated: “It is informed that your visa is hereby canceled in view of your undesirable activities. Show More Summary
The New York Times recently posted an opinion piece and a short film about a "vigilante copy editor" who was "correcting" placards at the sculpture garden at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Among the hundreds of comments lamenting the proliferation of bad grammar and misspellings in the world were the inevitable swipes at the grammar and spelling of the other...
Inspired by recent stories blogged here at Reason from Bakersfield, Florida, New York, and Irvine, California, (and those are just the four at the top of my mind) in which police attempts to apprehend people apparently guilty of only...Show More Summary
It was a simple question about improving airport security, the kind that candidates for mayor field up to three times a day at campaign forums across New York City.
Russian authorities seldom blame violence on homophobia, the New York Times notes, but police say it was behind the vicious murder of a 23-year-old man in Volgograd. A group of men were in a park drinking on Thursday when they heard the victim say he was gay, say investigators, per...
Port Authority cops made two arrests yesterday after they came upon a group of five men attacking a gay couple outside a midtown PATH station. The two victims, one of which has required eye surgery, asked the police to release their photos in order to help find the other attackers. Show More Summary
New York cops pumped for marijuana bust discover: Oh, they're just TOMATO PLANTS.