It was a strange July morning in Lower Manhattan, and getting stranger by the minute. On the Brooklyn Bridge, sometime during the night, someone had swapped all the American flags for bleached white ones. As police and reporters swarmed the bridge, less than a mile away, in front of the 150-year-old ... More >>
There's still some debate about how long one must live here before they're considered a true New Yorker: Ten years? Twenty? But for the purposes of running for governor of the state, it's clear: You have to have lived here for five years. It's on those grounds that Governor Andrew Cuomo's campaign i ... More >>
On Monday, a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury needed just nine minutes to decide that Derrick Deacon was innocent of the crime that has kept him behind bars for 24 years. Chalk it up as another wrongful conviction coming out of the Kings County District Attorney's office, which has been embroiled . And ... More >>
Despite the February memo telling NYPD officers not to arrest topless women, some cops seem not have gotten it. Jessica Krigsman is suing the city over her arrest for going topless at a Brooklyn Park last summer, even though the practice is legal in New York City.
James WorrellLooking back, 2011 has been quite a year, especially on the gay rights front, one of our major beats. Like the cardiac organ caught in a bear trap accompanying Jen Doll's "Plight of the Single Lady," there were times when, objective reporter or not, the stories we were reporting ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
18-year-old John Katehis is back in Brooklyn Supreme Court today, supposedly laughing off charges of brutally killing WABC radioman George Weber last year after an S&M Craigslist rendezvous turned ugly. In his opening statements yesterday, Katehis' lawyer called the 47-year-old victim a "drun ... More >>
Governor David Paterson slaps down the Police Commissioner's stop-and-frisk database, but it's only a start
Cases worked on by cops ensnared in narco and steroids probes have been dismissed
In the dark corridors of Brooklyn politics, a State Supreme Court judgeship sells for $50,000 stuffed in an envelope, and $6,000 in postage stamps
'When it rains, it rains inside the building.'
How one young woman's delusions cost her years of freedom
An Ally of Senators and Mayors Is Charged With Fraud
Schwarz's 'Innocence' Team Moves From Miss to Miss
Brooklyn Machine Wants One of Its Own Atop the New Council
A Stand-Up Comedian Fights the Drug Laws by Working the Media
Orthodox Jews, Angered Over Recent Cases, Up in Arms Against Brooklyn D.A.
Friends Abandon Miami Club Owner
The violent rise of the New York THUG who became a high-fashion pretty boy.
A new court ruling opens old wounds for the family of a psychiatric patient gunned down by police in 1992