Nassau County Police have arrested a man they say crept into a bedroom window of a brother and sister and groped the girl as she slept early Wednesday.
Here comes the sunshine.
Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old man shoved to the ground by Buffalo police last week at a protest, has a brain injury from the fall and is starting physical therapy, according to his attorney.
Nearly a year after Layleen Polanco, a 27-year-old transgender woman, was found dead in her cell at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex, an investigation into her death by the city’s Department of Corrections has concluded with no criminal charges filed.
Two Buffalo police officers have been suspended after an “utterly disgraceful” video surfaced showing officers shoving and knocking a 75-year-old man to the ground, then walking around him as he was bleeding.
A 13-year-old boy jailed six months ago in connection to the murder of Barnard College student Tessa Majors is expected to plead guilty for his involvement in her death, court officials said Tuesday.
A black New York City man who was threatened by a white woman with a phone call to the police after he asked her to leash her dog in Central Park says he feels bad she lost her job after video of the encounter went viral.
It was a case that wouldn’t seem out of place today. On Dec. 22, 1984, four black teens approached a white man on a New York City subway train and either asked for or demanded money. The man, who’d been mugged before and would later tell authorities he felt threatened, almost immediately pulled a handgun out of his jacket and began firing, striking and wounding all four teens. The criminal case that followed, and the national debate it stirred, raised questions about self-defense, vigilantism, and race that have been eerily echoed numerous times in the decades since.
Alice Maeder lived for years in hope that her daughter would come back home. Gail Maeder left Sag Harbor, New York at age 21 for California, and after one visit with her parents in her new home, she seemingly disappeared off the map. She had taken up with a strange, cult-like group of UFO enthusiasts called Heaven’s Gate sometime in 1993.
More than two and a half years after the murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, and after two trials and the postponement of the killer’s initial sentencing, Chanel Lewis learned his fate Tuesday.
The 22-year-old convicted in the August 2016 murder and sexual assault will serve life in prison, without the chance of parole.
Alice Crimmins, the onetime Queens cocktail waitress who was convicted of manslaughter in the 1965 strangulation of her 4‐year‐old daughter, was married July 15 to Anthony Grace, the contractor who had testified that he had been having an affair with her at the time her two young children were kidnapped and murdered.
NEW YORK (Daily News) — Police say a man found a decomposed body in his dead mother’s freezer as he was clearing out her New York City apartment.
Heriberto “Eddie” Seda was driven to kill after watching a PBS special about the original Zodiac Killer, who terrorized Northern California in the 1960s and ’70s.
Kiaira Guadalupe, a mother of two, was stabbed to death March 26 while visiting a male friend in apartment on Crown St. in Crown Heights.
A 33-year-old South Glens Falls woman was arrested Saturday in connection with a robbery at Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street.
A beloved bodega owner was just settling into retirement when he was dismembered and disemboweled by his emotionally disturbed son inside their Brooklyn home, police and friends of the victim said Thursday.
The victim was taken from her apartment in Canandaigua on Friday night
Brookline Police are thanking the public for helping identify a man possibly connected to the anti-Semitic graffiti this week.
Sometimes Ashley Villatoro expects her mother to call and check on her during the coronavirus pandemic as she juggles raising her 6-month-old son and working part-time at a coffee shop.
Teen girls were charged with hate crimes after police said they attacked a woman on a New York bus, made “anti-Asian statements” toward her and told her she caused coronavirus.
An unidentified woman and three teens are alleged to have attacked a 51-year-old Asian woman, hitting her on the head with an umbrella after making anti-Asian remarks.
Victim Janie Marshall, 86, died less than four hours after the tense confrontation with 32-year-old Cassandra Lundy in Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Woodhull Hospital, cops said.
Tim Dean admitted to driving to Sodus, New York from Texas to murder his wife Charlene Childers’ ex, Josh Niles.
Officials say a New York City subway driver was killed and several other people were injured early Friday in a train fire that is being investigated as a crime
After a brief stay at Rikers Island, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is moving to a prison in upstate New York.
Sentient salt lick Linda Fairstein has filed a federal suit against When They See Us writer-director Ava DuVernay due to Fairstein’s portrayal in the limited series, TMZ reports.
Coronavirus has become a “get out of jail” card for hundreds of low-level inmates across the country
“We finally have the opportunity to bring our decades of excellent storytelling to screens across the nation.”
A man was in critical condition after he shot his ex-girlfriend, then turned the gun on himself in what police are calling an attempted murder-suicide
Ex-convict Lawrence Ray was denied bail Monday in New York.
Harvey Weinstein, the once-powerful Hollywood mogul, was found guilty of rape in the third degree Monday
A third teenage suspect has been arrested in the killing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors
In a matter of weeks, Poughkeepsie mom Nikki Addimando could become the first person in New York state to receive a lighter murder sentence under a new law that shields survivors of domestic abuse.
In April, a jury found Addimando guilty of second-degree murder of 29-year-old Christopher Grover — her live-in boyfriend and the father of her two children.
Nicole Addimando met Christopher Grover in 2008, when they were coaches at Mr. Todd’s Gymnastics, in Poughkeepsie, New York. At first, they were just friends. Addimando lived with her mother, Belinda, in an apartment complex that Belinda managed. She was nineteen, tiny and delicate, with inky-black hair that fell down her back like a scrim. Her sister described her as shy and introverted. Grover, who was twenty-one, had a gymnast’s build, short and powerfully muscular. People who knew him described him as charming, childlike, and playful, if sometimes short-tempered. He loved video games and had a black belt in tae kwon do. Addimando called him her best friend.
A class-action lawsuit filed Thursday in New York federal court claims a breakthrough facial recognition technology designed for law enforcement use is illegally taking people’s biometric information without their consent.
The father of a former Sarah Lawrence College student has been charged with sex-trafficking her classmates, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday.
Lawrence Ray, also known as Lawrence Grecco, allegedly physically, sexually, and psychologically abused his victims starting in 2010, when he moved into his daughter’s on-campus residence in Yonkers, New York, after being released from prison.
A New York man charged with killing a teenager last summer and posting photos of her body online pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday.
An NYPD officer and his fiancee were indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury in the death of the cop’s 8-year-old son, who was allegedly left to freeze to death in a cold garage.
The homeless carjacker who went on a crime spree, speeding through Manhattan in high-end cars was ordered held on $100,000 bail by a judge on Sunday.
After nearly a decade of digging, New York authorities probing the murders of at least eight women whose remains were dumped along a deserted stretch of highway near Long Island’s Gilgo Beach shared a single piece of evidence: a photo of a belt that may have belonged to the killer.
A fire broke out in the basement of Litman’s four-story brownstone on Adelphi St. near Dekalb Ave. about 3:20 a.m. After firefighters put out the blaze they discovered Litman dead face down in the lobby — with puncture wounds to his neck and around his body, sources said.
Investigators found handwritten journals referencing anti-Semitic beliefs, along with internet search terms including “German Jewish temples near me,” when they searched the home and phone of a man suspected of stabbing five people at a New York Hanukkah celebration Saturday, according to federal hate crime charges filed Monday.
A man accused in a Hanukkah stabbing attack in New York has been hit with five hate crime charges. Prosecutors said evidence found in the suspect’s home includes anti-Semitic journals.
Grafton Thomas, accused of stabbing five people at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, was charged with five federal hate crimes Monday. Investigators say they found his handwritten journal with anti-Semitic writings.
Karol Sanchez, 16, was snatched from Eagle Avenue in The Bronx at 11:20 pm on Monday in front of her mother. Police announced in a tweet on Tuesday that she has been found unharmed.
A homeless man who’s been held in a psychiatric ward since his arrest has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the beating deaths of four men as they slept on the New York City streets.
The New York City medical examiner who conducted an autopsy on an unarmed black man who was killed during a 2014 arrest said at a hearing on Wednesday that a police officer’s chokehold set off a “lethal cascade” of events that ended in the man’s death. Cellphone videos taken by bystanders show Officer Daniel Pantaleo putting his arm around the neck of Eric Garner to subdue and arrest him on suspicion of selling loose cigarettes on a sidewalk of the city’s Staten Island borough. The New York Police Department (NYPD) is conducting a disciplinary trial for Pantaleo that could lead to his dismissal, nearly five years after Garner’s death.
Officer Valerie Cincinelli, 34, was taken into custody by the FBI on Friday and charged in U.S. District Court in New York with conspiracy to commit murder. In the federal criminal complaint filed against Cincinelli, prosecutors allege that the 12-year New York Police Department veteran had been discussing a murder-for-hire plot with an unnamed man since February. A person with knowledge of the case told Reuters under condition of anonymity that the man, referred to in the seven-page complaint only as a “confidential source,” was Cincinelli’s boyfriend.