New York Police Department

Police investigating 22 alleged sex crimes tied to Hollywood, source says

A high-level Los Angeles Police Department source told ABC News that the department is currently investigating about 22 alleged sex crimes cases …

Crime

Woman 'punched in the face' by man she asked to stop manspreading on New York subway

A woman has claimed she was punched in the face by a man she asked to give her more space on the subway.<p>New York resident Sam Saia said she was …

Policing

Swedish police to place hidden microphones in crime-ridden suburbs of Stockholm

Swedish police to place hidden microphones in crime-ridden suburbs of Stockholm<p>Photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows the night view of the Old Town of …

News (China)

If NYPD cops want to snoop on your phone, they need a warrant, judge rules | Ars Technica

NY State Supreme Court: stingrays act as "an instrument of eavesdropping."<p>A New York state judge has concluded that a powerful police surveillance …

Surveillance

You need a warrant for phone-tracking device New York judge tells cops

A New York judge has told cops that they need to get a warrant before they can use the controversial Stingray phone-tracking device to hunt down …

Surveillance

Brooklyn Judge’s Ruling Raises Bar for Covert Cellphone Tracking

A Brooklyn judge has ruled that the police need an eavesdropping warrant to covertly track the cellphones of criminal suspects, raising the bar in New York for the use of a surveillance device that is facing challenges across the United States.<p>Justice Martin P. Murphy said the New York Police …

Surveillance

Reforms are on the way to fix justice system, reduce jail budget

Almost everyone loses when misdemeanor defendants spend time in jail while their cases are pending in criminal court.<p>Our jails are accelerants of …

Justice

Harvey Weinstein Is in Los Angeles with His Family: Sources

Harvey Weinstein is back in Los Angeles.<p>The disgraced mogul is spending time with his family while he is in town, sources tells PEOPLE. He has five …

Harvey Weinstein

Woman Caught on Camera Mailing Back $105,000 Worth of Stolen Art

(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department says it wants to question a woman caught on video mailing stolen art back to the Museum of Modern …

Art

Pest-Control Professionals Bugged by Lack of Respect

I wasn’t sure precisely what to expect from the 2017 New York Pest Expo held last week in Fort Lee, N.J., I just knew it was going to be a major, high-energy event, because that’s what Andy Linares, who produces the annual affair, promised when I called to ask if I could attend.<p>“It’s the most …

News (U.S.)

Police Shoot Stabbing Suspect in Bronx

New York City police officers shot and killed a man after he stabbed two security guards inside a halfway house in the Bronx on Monday night, authorities said.<p>Police received a call reporting an assault in progress at Hughes House at 7:44 p.m., and officers arrived to find a man armed with a …

Policing

Latest Data From China Shows Trump And North Korea Really Are Worlds Apart

Donald Trump's Presidential approval rating in the US this quarter is at an all-time low at 35%, well below the historical average of 64%. But who …

North Korea

The Power of #MeToo

Many of us believed that these words, leaked one month before Election Day last year, would bring down Donald Trump. Instead, he won the …

Feminism

Australian diplomat plunges five floors to death playing ‘trust fall’ game on New York apartment terrace

An Australian diplomat said to have angered a woman’s husband and then sought to prove himself with a high-risk game of trust on a seventh-floor …

News (China)

Inside the Intense World of a New York Police Hostage Negotiator

<i>New York (CNN)</i> “It’s time.”<p>When a friend called New York Police Lt. Chris Zimmerman and said those two words, it immediately set off a red flag.<p>“I’m …

NYPD

Man Allegedly Caught Groping 6-Year-Old Boy Climbs Through Window To Escape Angry Parents, Falls To His Death

A man allegedly caught molesting a 6-year-old boy at his birthday party tried to make a quick escape after being caught red-handed — and ended up …

Crime

Manhattan Prosecutors Subpoena Weinstein Company Records

Manhattan prosecutors investigating sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein have subpoenaed a wide range of records from the producer’s former company, as well as two law firms that represented him or his company, two people with knowledge of the matter said Friday.<p>The subpoenas …

New York City

Studies show 'proactive policing' works, but social cost less clear

<i>Det. Anthony Mannuzza, left, and Police Officer Robert Martin, right, of the New York Police Department simulate a street stop during a training</i> …

Justice

Harvey Weinstein reps 'do not believe' indictment is imminent

Representatives for Harvey Weinstein have responded to recent reports that the New York Police Department has a “credible” case to arrest him.<p>WNBC …

Entertainment

Missing Teen May Be Victim Of Sex Trafficking, According To Police

Corinna Slusser was last seen in September leaving a motel in Queens, New York.<p>A Pennsylvania college student who went missing nearly two months ago …

Crime

A new origin for ‘reefer’?

When different words with similar sounds cross paths in a word’s history, the work of etymology can be difficult. For example, the verb hang has …

Language

Black NYPD Sergeant Says Department Demoted Him for Pointing Out Racism

New York Police Department (NYPD) sergeant Cyress Smith spent nearly half of his two-decade career with the department’s Risk Management Bureau, …

Race & Ethnicity

Woman says cop abused power to get her phone number, then sexually harass her

A New York Police Department officer has been sued and is under internal investigation after a 22-year-old woman he arrested came forward with …

Feminism

As Trump wrongly says Chicago has "toughest" gun laws, city homicides go unsolved

As a national gun debate rages in the wake of Sunday's Texas church massacre, the number of U.S. murders that go unsolved is spiking at an alarming …

Donald Trump

First State Prosecution of New York Killer Cop Ends In Acquittal

While he driving home from his shift one day last year, Officer Wayne Isaacs of the New York Police Department (NYPD) shot and killed the unarmed …

Policing

Active shooter drills show grim reality of today

It has come down to this.<p>The New York City Hospitality Alliance and the New York Police Department on Monday conducted an “active shooter” seminar …

Opinion

Two NYPD Officers, Arraigned For Raping Teenager, Resign From Force

Two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers accused of raping a handcuffed 18-year-old woman earlier this year inside a police van in Coney …

News (U.S.)

LA Women Head to Downtown Streets Again … will Protest Workplace Harassment and Sexual Assault

In New York, the New York Police Department is busy collecting evidence for a rape charge against Harvey Weinstein. And longtime investment fund …

Feminism

Off-duty cop who killed a man in road rage acquitted

An off-duty police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man was acquitted Monday of all charges. The verdict has led the siblings of Delrawn …

Policing

Trump cast absentee ballot in New York, White House says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump cast an absentee ballot in Tuesday's municipal elections in his hometown of New York City.<p>Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah confirms that Trump voted, but declines to say for whom he voted.<p>Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de …

Donald Trump