A federal appeals court today blocked a ruling prohibiting stop and frisk policies since August.
Police investigating a pair of shoplifting teen girls discover a fetus hidden in their bag along with some stolen lingerie
New York City’s crime rate continues its epic decline. The latest good news for the city is another murder-free week, the third in a year.
The “Wheelchair Bandit” robbing NYC tourists last week has been rolled into custody. 25-year-old Matias Moreno-Boza of New Jersey was charged with four counts of larceny over the weekend. He appeared in court in his wheelchair on Saturday.
Crime Library’s Denise Noe writes prisoners and they write her back. In the latest in our series, Noe shows us her letters with David Berkowitz.
A Federal Judge ruled the New York City Police Department policy of stopping people on the street and searching them without a warrant is unconstitutional and must stop. Police officials are disappointed with the decision.
Former bodega worker Pedro Hernandez’s arrest prompted a flurry of new activity in the Etan Patz case last year but prosecutors are now back to square one.
On October 20, 2012, gay rights activist Lou Rispoli was beaten to death by three men in Sunnyside, Queens. Rispoli, 62, clung to life in the hospital for four days until family members made the difficult decision to take him off life support. Rispoli’s murder remains unsolved, but police hope that newly released sketches of two male suspects will bring them closer to making arrests.
On Friday,New York City teenager Raphael Ward was fatally shot after police say a group of people tried to take his Marmot brand parka. Sadly, Ward is not the first teen in NYC to die over this coat.
The daughter of a prominent doctor and real estate agent, 27-year-old Morgan Gliedman had been educated at ritzy private school. Her boyfriend Aaron Greene, 31, earned two degrees at Harvard. The couple was expecting their first baby, but the police officers who came to their Greenwich Village apartment last weekend weren’t offering congratulations — they searched the premises and arrested the couple on weapons charges.