3 days ago | Shoes
A small army of accused fraudsters have been indicted in Queens for running a scam involving a boatload of stolen credit card numbers, illegally manufactured cards, and a team of hired shoppers. Queens District Attorney Robert Brown's office says ...
4 days ago | Protests
A group of activists with the group Disarm NYPD, whch announced a highly-publicized plan to set fire to American and Confederate flags as part of a demonstration in Brooklyn, faced off with counter-demonstrators on Wednesday night at&nbs...
7 days ago | Gravity Knives NYC
After an anti-climatic final few days in the New York Senate, a bill that would have prevented many of the most problematic arrests under New York’s gravity knife statute was blocked by Republican lawmakers for the second year in a row. The measur...
10 days ago | Crime
The crate that arrived at JFK airport in 2007 would not have caught anyone’s eye. According to the shipping label, it contained an unnamed painting valued at $100. Turns out that valuation was off by about $7,999,800. Far from some amateur’s daubi...
14 days ago | Terrorism
New Yorkers can take comfort that even as heated negotiations over rent control regulations continue in the assembly, some elected officials are still finding time for the true purpose of government – meaningless, symbolic grandstanding. Just ask ...
17 days ago | Gravity Knives NYC
As the legislative session in Albany winds to a close — and despite being extended an extra 24 hours — a bill to amend New York’s gravity knife law appears to be dead in the state senate. What’s surprising isn’t so much the bill’s demise in a...