In a crime likely to be a pie in the face for the city police department, an NYPD officer has been arrested as part of an international gun-smuggling ring. Officer Rex Maralit and his brothers Wilfredo and Ariel have been charged in a conspiracy to ship high-powered rifles from the U.S. to the Phill ... More >>
Apparently non-violent demonstration against corrupt banking is subject to more criminal scrutiny than actual corrupt banking. Documents released by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund Saturday show that the FBI identified Occupy Wall Street as a "potential criminal and terrorist" threat as ear ... More >>
Last night Mayor Bloomberg addressed the city, along with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, in a press conference after officials announced a "specific, credible, but unconfirmed" threat of an attack in New York City or Washington D.C. timed to the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. T ... More >>
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A "rush examination" of the evidence gathered from Osama Bin Laden's secret compound in Pakistan reveals that the Al Qaeda leader was still involved in thinking up future terrorist attacks, despite now-outdated guesses from analysts that he may have become more of a figurehead in recent years ... More >>
There are fewer words scarier than "nuclear meltdown" and, of course, "radiation." So it's not surprising that Americans are concerned, particularly on the West Coast, where low, reportedly "not dangerous" levels of radiation are now headed, about possible fallout from the nuclear crisis at J ... More >>
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Twenty-six New Yorkers are being charged with money laundering and human trafficking for their roles in a "complex criminal scheme" that included smuggling and employing illegal aliens from China.
A new study from Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse shows what many immigration activists have suspected for some time: Federal raids against undocumented immigrants under the Obama administration are reaching the highs of the Bush administration in one agency, ... More >>
A patchwork of news reports and message board posts seem to indicate that Joe Graziano, the bassist for the NYCHC act Supertouch, was found shot to death in his Chicago home last Wednesday--an apparent suicide. Supertouch got their start in the halcyon youth crew days of the mid-'80s; a brief co-s ... More >>
The city jails system has a new commissioner. Dora Schriro, a former special advisor in the Department of Homeland Security, was tapped this week to replace Martin Horn, who has gone on to a cushy job as a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Schriro in the past has also run ... More >>
In a rare three-part interview shot last month, Bernard Kerik -- the indicted former New York City police commissioner and ex-Giuliani era hack -- puts his attack dogs in the laundry room and holds forth on the "cockroaches," who would bring him down. "There are things you have to know in a positi ... More >>
A city councilman and the cops don't want you to have that Geiger counter without their permission
A unionizing battle and a hunt for illegal immigrants collide
Another kind of 9/11 victim, Narinder Singh spent more than five years locked up for no crime at all
No lame duck, Bush has big plans to push through an imperial legacy before he leaves
Five years later, there is still a chalky, acrid dust that bites at the back of your throat as you descend into the pit of ground zero. I made it down all four levels Sunday to peer at the thin strips of rebar poking through the dirt where the foundation of the new Freedom Tower is only now being ... More >>
The president angers his base and his new allies on immigration
Pakistanis, Russians, Mexicans, Irish line a Brooklyn street for immigrant rights
Immigrants march, plan May 1 strike
Document by document, inquiry skewers Bush's Katrina cover-up
Batsagents and victimsfly in all directions at the Flea
Why the White House Won't Release Its Katrina Papers
Bush gives hurricane victims that familiar sinking feeling
In Katrina's wake, the supposed oil shortage and suspicious gas price hikes
Big-on-terror White House wasnt ready for Katrina
European tour '05: A jumping-off point for a White House run in '08?
The feds say this Albanian tough guy swings for John Gotti's old team
The defense department's own set of spooks for spooky purposes
Hypermilitary Bush reign pushes conservative coalition to the edge
At the national labor relations board, the president's appointees change the rules
Bush makes war on the city's immigrant neighborhoods
The spread of racial profiling since 9-11
The question is not what went wrong, but what didn't.
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Detention Nightmare: Immigrant Agrees to Deportation, but Government Snafus Intervene
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'Everyone in This Room Is a Suspect'
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