Two NYPD cops fired after department trial finds they had sex with teen; face no charges after girl stops cooperating with prosecutors

The disturbing case against officers Yaser Shohatee and Sanad Musallam was spelled out in a disciplinary trial judge’s March decision posted on the NYPD’s web … Continue reading

NYC woman offers to take in uncle who murdered her husband in 1996 honor killing: ‘I decided to forgive and forget’

Twenty-five years after a Brooklyn woman’s uncle carried out a targeted hit on the man she loved, the widow has pleaded to a judge for … Continue reading

VIDEO: Brooklyn mugger on Citi Bike stomps 68-year-old victim unconscious, steals money and jewelry; family says ‘we feel helpless’

The 68-year-old victim was walking along Pitkin Ave. in East New York when the assailant jumped off his Citi Bike near Barbey St., chucked the … Continue reading

NYC surgeon seeking divorce claims beauty queen wife led secret life as high-priced call girl: court documents

A prominent Manhattan spinal surgeon’s storybook marriage to a one-time beauty queen turned irreversibly ugly after he stumbled upon her secret life as a high-end … Continue reading

‘I’m gonna shoot you – and yes, I have a gun’: Queens art teacher sub busted for threatening middle school class, sources say

Ajejandro Rocha, 52, was teaching an art class at I.S. 5, the Walter Crowley Intermediate School, in Maspeth, when he blew his top Wednesday, sources … Continue reading

Mom is close to death after being yanked down stairs in mugging at Manhattan subway station, family says: ‘A miracle if she survives’

Than Htwe had been in critical condition since a mugger tried to steal her son Kyaw Zaw Hein’s backpack as the two ascended the stairwell … Continue reading

East Harlem woman battles back from depression to face anniversary of son’s unsolved shooting death: ‘More devastating than my brain could have imagined’

A balloon release at the scene of the slaying delivered a bit of long-delayed peace to the victim’s mom, Mona Brown. But she was laid … Continue reading

Public access in Bronx, Brooklyn courthouses a no-can-do despite court officials’ claims that doors are open

While a New York Office of Courts Administration spokesman claimed no city courthouses were closed and none were refusing to admit the public, Daily News … Continue reading

Police take life of gunman who shot three at Brooklyn liquor store; witness to Bushwick shooting reports ‘at least 15′ gunshots

The shooting was reported at around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of Halsey St. and Wilson Ave. in Bushwick, near Irving Square Park.

Brooklyn street redesign brings suit by Sunset Park opponents — advocates say city DOT plan would ease traffic, save lives

Department of Transportation officials seek to convert Seventh and Eighth avenues between 39th and 65th Sts. in Sunset Park — which are currently two-way streets … Continue reading

Drowning death of 9-year-old girl in NYC park reservoir devastates family: ‘She was holding onto my hand but she let go’

“My baby drowned in the reservoir,” Mitchell, a mother of four, sobbed. “She needs to show up at my door. My baby was my guiding … Continue reading

‘We’re celebrating ourselves’: Pandemic’s unsung heroes honored in NYC ticker tape parade for frontline COVID-19 workers

“This is not even a once in a lifetime thing,” said Kathleen Liggio, 63 of the city Medical Examiner’s Office. “Many people don’t (ever) see … Continue reading

Still riding: 80,000 NYC bicycle delivery workers stayed on streets through pandemic, bringing food across boroughs

On Wednesday, a group of 20 delivery cyclists representing their underappreciated ranks will ride through the Canyon of Heroes in the city’s ticker-tape parade honoring … Continue reading

Massive search for car stolen in Brooklyn with girl, 2, inside ends with car and suspect stopped on BQE, tyke safe in car’s back seat

The girl, clad in a pink dress, is the subject of a massive search that started about 3:40 p.m. in the Industry City complex in … Continue reading

Coney Island go-kart rider beaten into coma by security guard who threw him out of Luna Park: ‘He just wanted to have fun’

The 21-year-old victim, who according to his uncle was studying computer engineering at SUNY’s University at Albany, hit his head on the concrete sidewalk as … Continue reading