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2019-07-18 21:26

Martin Shkreli’s fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court An appeals court Thursday affirmed the 2017 securities fraud conviction of “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled they found arguments that Shkreli was convicted following faulty jury instructions...
2019-07-18 17:16

Thousands drenched in downpour at NYC’s annual Dîner en Blanc This coulda turned into New York City’s biggest wet T-shirt contest. The 2019 Dîner en Blanc got drenched Wednesday night when more than 5,500 guests — all clad completely in white attire — got caught up in a torrential downpour. The ninth edit...
2019-07-18 17:16

Woman slashed in face by stranger near Port Authority A New Jersey woman needed 10 stitches after she was slashed in the face by a stranger near Port Authority Bus Terminal, police said Thursday. The 23-year-old Moorsetown woman was standing with friends near the corner of West 42nd Street and Eighth Av...
2019-07-18 15:32

New Jersey cop arrested for murdering his 3-month-old daughter A New Jersey police officer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly murdering his 3-month-old daughter, authorities said. The suspect, 31-year-old Daniel Bannister, was suspended from the Ewing Township police force after his daughter’s suspicious...
2019-07-18 11:00

Man stabbed with glass bottle after coming to dad’s defense A man rescued his dad from a Fourth of July assault in the Bronx and was stabbed by one of the assailants shortly after the attack on his father, police said Wednesday. The fracas started when the victims spotted a group of people setting off firewor...
2019-07-18 06:16

Dad of Bianca Devins murder suspect once threatened to cut wife’s throat, kill himself The father of Brandon Andrew Clark — who allegedly slit the throat of social media star Bianca Devins and then posted photos of her dead body online — once threatened to kill the young man’s mother in the exact same way, as well as ...
2019-07-18 06:16

Doctor who ran illegal plastic-surgery clinic sentenced to three months A doctor who ran an illegal Upper East Side plastic surgery practice that left a woman’s breasts disfigured was sentenced Wednesday to three months in jail and five year’s probation. Nicholas Sewell, 75, previously copped to one count each of unautho...
2019-07-18 06:16

Suspect in custody after mom, daughter stabbed multiple times A Westchester County mother and daughter suffered “multiple stab wounds” during a domestic incident Wednesday – and police have a suspect in custody. New Rochelle police said they were called to the Bellview Place home at 1:59 p.m. on reports of a st...
2019-07-18 02:16

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to...
2019-07-18 02:16

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollars in fake merchandise seized Wednesday afternoon by NYC Sheriff’s Officers during a series of r...
2019-07-18 02:16

Cuomo rips de Blasio for being too slow to act in Garner case Gov. Andrew Cuomo injected himself into the roiling debate over the wrongful police death of Eric Garner on Wednesday by attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking five years to bring administrative charges against the cop involved, Officer Daniel Pan...
2019-07-18 02:16

‘Murder-for-hire’ cop Valerie Cincinelli must undergo psych exam A judge wants the NYPD officer accused of plotting to murder her estranged hubby — as well as her boyfriend’s teen daughter — to undergo a psychological examination to see if she’s fit to stand trial. Long Island federal Judge...
2019-07-18 02:16

Humpback whale pops up in New York Harbor Here’s a whale of a tale — that happens to be true. A humpback whale was spotted bopping around Raritan Bay off the coast of Staten Island on Tuesday morning — wowing a group of Staten Island zookeepers who took the day off to go fishing. “All of us ...
2019-07-18 02:16

El Chapo is already on his way to supermax prison Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Shorty. The feds wasted no time in getting rid of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — tossing the Mexican druglord into a helicopter to start his journey to the supermax prison in Colorado al...
2019-07-18 02:16

State attorneys general sue IRS over charitable contributions The state attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined forces Wednesday, filing a new lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service over a rule banning charitable contributions to state and local governments in exchange for tax wri...
2019-07-18 02:16

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,70...
2019-07-18 02:16

Reputed Italian mobster wanted to give reporter ‘two hits with a mallet’ A reputed Italian mobster was caught on a police wiretap ranting about how he wanted to bash a reporter for confronting one of his cronies, according to a report Wednesday. “I would have given him two hits with a mallet … what a blast,...
2019-07-18 02:16

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secur...
2019-07-17 23:48

El Chapo whines about lockup before getting life in prison, plus 30 years Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman spoke publicly for the first time since his conviction on Wednesday, complaining to a judge that his incarceration at a Manhattan lockup has been absolute “torture” before being sentenced to life in p...
2019-07-17 22:48

Half-naked gunman shoots man in jaw after argument A man was grazed by a bullet inside an East Harlem apartment building Wednesday morning following an argument with the nearly naked gunman — who only had his underwear on, police said. The 20-year-old and the shooter — who was wearing only his skivvi...
2019-07-17 22:48

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a ...
2019-07-17 22:48

Scooter-riding duo snatched necklaces in separate Bronx incidents: cops A pair of thieves riding on a motor scooter snatched necklaces from pedestrians before speeding away in two separate instances in the Bronx, authorities said. In the more recent incident — around 12:45 a.m. July 4 — surveillance footage shows the ban...
2019-07-17 22:48

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman whom Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted drug lord on Wednesday — but he couldn’t be bothered to pay attention to her tale of survival. Andrea Velez was the only person to speak at Gu...
2019-07-17 22:48

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Trump’s now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen — and a federal judge has ordered that previously redacted materials from the case be made publi...
2019-07-17 22:48

Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul are holding up 9/11 victims fund A pair of penny-pinching Republican senators are gumming up the works on a bipartisan bill that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who worked at Ground Zero. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah placed a procedural hold ...
2019-07-17 22:48

New Jersey pizzeria launches missing pets initiative A New Jersey pizzeria wants to reunite people with their missing pets — and won’t ask them for any dough for the help. Angelo’s Pizza in Matawan announced they’re placing flyers of missing furry friends on pizza boxes in an attempt ...
2019-07-17 22:48

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the De...
2019-07-17 22:48

Gang member who shot undercover FBI agent found guilty A reputed gangbanger who cornered and then shot an undercover FBI agent has been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn. The panel deliberated over three days before convicting Ronell Watson Wednesday on charges of attempted murder of a law enfor...
2019-07-17 22:48

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is ...
2019-07-17 22:48

Off-duty correction officer stabbed while trying to break up bar brawl A city correction officer was stabbed while trying to break up a brawl between a bouncer and a pair of unruly customers at a Brooklyn bar, law enforcement sources and officials said Wednesday. Jaheem Smith, 41, was off-duty and at Angry Wade’s ...
2019-07-17 22:48

Andrew Cuomo joins forces with ex-wife Kerry Kennedy to enact farm workers bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy greeted each other with warm kisses Wednesday as they joined forces to hail a new law to aid farm workers. Kennedy gave Cuomo a smooch on the cheek before her ex-husband signed into law the Farm Workers Bil...
2019-07-17 22:48

El Chapo will never see his beauty-queen wife again Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is destined to live out his days at the country’s only supermax prison in Colorado — and he’ll never get to see his beauty-queen wife again, The Post has learned. “That’s where he’s ...
2019-07-17 22:48

Perv accused of 4 separate sex attacks in the Bronx A pervert forced himself on four young women, mostly teenagers, in separate incidents throughout the Bronx, becoming increasingly violent with each attack, police said Wednesday. The creep first struck around 1 p.m. March 24, near Hatting Place and P...
2019-07-17 22:48

Art collector files $200M suit after he was ‘duped’ into selling sculpture A prominent Manhattan art collector says he was duped into selling a valuable bronze sculpture for a fraction of its value — and now wants $200 million from the lawyer who he says cheated him. Stuart Pivar claims in a lawsuit filed in state Supreme C...
2019-07-17 22:48

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal Former NBA star Chuck “The Rifleman” Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person’s charitable nature for his downfall. Person wept ...
2019-07-17 22:48

NYPD offers record $111,500 reward to crack Robert Bolden’s cold-case murder The NYPD wants to make sure this cop killer gets caught – no matter how long it takes. The department is offering a record $111,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the coward who gunned down off-duty Brooklyn cop Robert Bolden at Dunn...
2019-07-17 22:48

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, city data shows. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through June 15 of this year, there have been 130 poison ivy...
2019-07-17 22:48

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Qu...
2019-07-17 15:48

Nicole Dollanganger begs internet to stop sharing Bianca Devins’ murder photos A Canadian singer-songwriter is begging people to stop sending her photos of murdered social media star Bianca Devins. Nicole Dollanganger, 27, posted a note on Twitter calling Devins’ death “evil, cruel and senseless.” “While I know some of u are ve...
2019-07-17 15:48

JT Lewis, teen brother of Sandy Hook victim, running for office The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim in Connecticut is running for a seat on the state Senate. JT Lewis said he was inspired to seek elective office by his 6-year-old brother Jesse, who was one of 20 first-graders killed by ...
2019-07-17 15:48

Elderly woman sexually assaulted in Queens home: cops An elderly woman was sexually assaulted early Wednesday in her Queens home by a man believed to be a stranger, police said. The 76-year-old told authorities she heard a knock at the door of her apartment on 38th Avenue near 108th Street in North Coro...
2019-07-17 15:48

‘Sammy’ the bald eagle stolen from Long Island sanctuary Police who responded to the scene determined the wildlife thief cut into the enclosure and pulled back fencing to grab the bird, Quogue Police said in a press release....
2019-07-17 13:16

Teen charged with murder in death of cabbie hit by his own car Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and get fatally run over by his own car. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was...
2019-07-17 13:16

Power outages hit Staten Island after fire at Con Ed substation Power outages hit Staten Island Tuesday evening when a fire erupted at a Con Edison substation — just days after mass outages hit tens of thousands of customers on the West Side of Manhattan, officials said. About 2,000 Con Edison customers in New Do...
2019-07-17 13:16

Men grab onto Citi Biker after claiming she scratched their car Two men refused to let a woman go after she allegedly scratched one of their cars with her Citi Bike, according to a video posted on Twitter Tuesday morning. The 83-second clip shows a Cadillac Escalade parked in the turning lane while the men stand ...
2019-07-17 03:32

Jeffrey Epstein claims he got fake passport to protect himself from plane hijacking Jeffrey Epstein says he got a fake passport listing his residence as Saudi Arabia in the 1980s because he is Jewish — and that it could have offered him some protection if he ever fell victim to an airline hijacking. Attorneys for the multimillionair...
2019-07-17 03:32

City shutters Dumbo’s Time Out food hall for slew of health violations This is a serious time out. Just months after it opened, DUMBO’s ballyhooed Time Out Food Market has temporarily closed after city health inspectors ordered most of its restaurants shut down for a host of stomach-churning health violations last week....
2019-07-17 03:32

UWS rat population booming after city cans 110 trash bins They’re sick of the rat race. The Upper West Side’s booming rat population is getting a helping hand from an unlikely source: the sanitation department, residents in the posh neighborhood claim. In the midst of a booming rat population, the Departmen...
2019-07-17 03:32

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the race to raise money for their presidential campaigns, Hizzoner pretty much cornered the m...
2019-07-17 03:32

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger he was driving home, police said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl from a party on Stonewall Lane in Fairfield on Saturday and began making u...
2019-07-17 03:32

Heat wave expected to roast NYC this weekend The Big Apple will bake this weekend as a heat wave sends the mercury up to temps in the mid-90s, with heat indexes above 100, forecasters predict. Temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to top out around a sticky 90 degrees — and then co...
2019-07-17 00:00

Eric Garner’s family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo The family of Eric Garner raged over the Department of Justice’s decision on Tuesday to not pursue charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. “We’re here with heavy hearts because the DOJ has failed us,” Garner’s mom, Gwen ...
2019-07-17 00:00

AG Barr made decision to not bring charges against Eric Garner cop: official The decision to not prosecute NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death was ultimately made by Attorney General William Barr himself — because of “insufficient evidence” in the case, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announc...
2019-07-17 00:00

Corey Johnson jabs Bill de Blasio for poor communication during blackout Mayor Bill de Blasio kept the Big Apple in the dark during Saturday’s blackout by not communicating enough with city residents amid the confusion, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. “One of the things that should’ve happened right...
2019-07-17 00:00

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claime...
2019-07-17 00:00

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Cha...
2019-07-17 00:00

Long Island legislator lied about dropping his cushy side gig: prosecutors A Long Island legislator was indicted Tuesday for allegedly setting up a shell company in his wife’s name to keep his cushy fire department consulting gig, despite being told by an ethics board he would have to give up the work when he assumed ...
2019-07-17 00:00

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now...
2019-07-17 00:00

Massive swarm of bees invades Yankee Stadium The Bronx Bombers’ head-to-head against Tampa Bay wasn’t the only buzz at Yankee Stadium Monday afternoon — about 25,000 bees had to be hauled off after they descended on the outfield. The NYPD’s two-man beekeeping unit had to be called in to remove ...
2019-07-17 00:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s porn stash flourished thanks to NYPD: lawyer A lawyer for one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers ripped the NYPD on Tuesday for failing to monitor the Level 3 sex offender — and said the department’s flub may have contributed to his sick porn stash. “I’m really, really surprised that the NYPD let hi...
2019-07-17 00:00

Subway creep busted after someone recognizes his smiling photo He’s not laughing anymore. A creep who followed a woman from a Bronx subway, lifted her skirt and then laughed when she confronted him was busted at a homeless shelter Monday — after somebody recognized him from a photo on The Post’...
2019-07-17 00:00

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on ho...
2019-07-17 00:00

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
2019-07-17 00:00

Cops rescue domestic parakeet from Fort Tryon Park NYPD officers came to the rescue of a feathered friend around 1 p.m. Sunday inside Fort Tryon Park in Fort George, after neighborhood residents spotted a tiny stray parakeet flying around, police said Tuesday. “A little guy like this would not ...
2019-07-17 00:00

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
2019-07-17 00:00

Newark cop accused of killing estranged wife says he ‘blacked out’ The Newark cop accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife and wounding her boyfriend told investigators that he “blacked out” when he dropped by at his former home and suspected that another man was in her bedroom, according to a report. Lt. John...
2019-07-17 00:00

Bianca Devins’ stepmom blasts creeps who shared her death photos “It is absolutely disgusting that people are sharing, screenshoting the pictures of Bianca’s (tragic) death!! Wtf is wrong with you people!!??” Bianca Devins’ stepmom, Kaleigh Nicole, wrote on Facebook....
2019-07-17 00:00

Jeffrey Epstein asked publicist to rehab his ‘billionaire pervert’ image Jeffrey Epstein went to a New York City publicist a few years ago begging for help with his image — telling the society-page ace, “I don’t want ‘billionaire pervert’ to be the first line of my obituary.” The publicist, R...
2019-07-17 00:00

Professor who tried to set St. Pat’s on fire sent to psych hospital The former Lehman College professor who allegedly planned to set St. Patrick’s Cathedral ablaze will have his attempted arson case put on hold indefinitely while he undergoes treatment at a state psychiatric facility, a judge ruled Tuesday in Manhatt...
2019-07-17 00:00

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman, 62, whose nickname translates to “shorty,&#...
2019-07-17 00:00

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the greas...
2019-07-16 15:32

Stringer, Johnson and Adams raking it in for 2021 mayoral campaigns Stringer raised $313,087 from January 12 through July 11 — leaving him with $2.59 million cash on hand, according to campaign disclosure records made public Monday....
2019-07-16 09:16

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
2019-07-16 09:16

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further deta...
2019-07-16 09:16

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he wasn’t ready to “exercise my legal authority” to make it happen. “I understand their point,” Cuomo, ...
2019-07-16 09:16

Citi Bike looking to double coverage, expand to the Bronx Maps obtained by The Post show that in the next three years, the bicycle-share program is going to double its geographic reach by placing docks in the Bronx and farther out into Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens....
2019-07-16 09:16

Man charged with second-degree murder in death of Bianca Devins Brandon Andrew Clark, 21, of Cicero, allegedly slit Devins' throat and then posted a photo of her lifeless body on Instragram — where it remained for nearly a day before being removed....
2019-07-16 09:16

Eric Garner’s family to meet with feds before deadline for charges Several of Eric Garner’s family members will meet with federal prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday — a day before the deadline closes for some civil rights charges to be brought against the NYPD officers involved in his...
2019-07-16 09:16

Capitol Police officer arrested in Manhattan for brutal attack on his wife A US Capitol Police officer was arrested in a Lower Manhattan hotel Saturday for allegedly beating and choking his wife in front of their teenage son, police sources said Monday. Staff at the AC Hotel New York Downtown called the NYPD around 10 p.m. ...
2019-07-16 09:16

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign. Buscemi, a fellow Park Slope denizen, also helped de Blasio’s mayoral re-election race in ...
2019-07-16 09:16

Cops looking for suspect in death of cab driver hit by own car Police are looking for the man who robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and cause himself to be run over and killed by his own car. The suspect was caught on surveillance video near the scene of the in...
2019-07-16 09:16

Abel Cedeno found guilty in fatal stabbing of Bronx HS classmate A Bronx judge didn’t buy a teen’s claim that he stabbed a classmate to death over constant bullying because he is gay — and found him guilty on all counts Monday. Abel Cedeno, 19, had requested a non-jury trial, meaning the judge decided his fate on ...
2019-07-16 04:16

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeer...
2019-07-16 04:16

US attorney tells jury crips member who shot FBI agent ‘intended to kill’ U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue himself urged a jury Monday to convict a man accused of shooting an on-duty FBI agent in the back. “If I were to walk up behind Mr. Navarro right now and shoot him in the back, you’d think ‘he just tri...
2019-07-16 04:16

Judge cites Post revealing NYPD failure to enforce Epstein check-ins The Manhattan federal judge overseeing Jeffrey Epstein’s case Monday cited an exclusive Post report revealing how the pedophile hadn’t ever checked in with the NYPD as required for sex offenders. As Epstein’s lawyers tried to argue why their client s...
2019-07-16 04:16

Two teens busted for granny hit by stray bullet charged as adults A pair of teens were busted for the stray bullet shooting of an elderly woman in a parked car — and they are both charged as adults, cops said Monday. A 76-year-old victim was near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in Sou...
2019-07-16 04:16

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on J...
2019-07-16 04:16

Cabbie fatally hit by his own car after jumping out to chase thief A yellow cab driver jumped out of his car to chase down a fare who had just swiped his backpack Sunday night in the Bronx — and was accidentally killed by his own ride, cops and police sources said. Mohammad Zafrullah had just dropped off a passenger...
2019-07-16 04:16

New Yorkers share their tales from the Big Apple blackout During the blackout, strangers comforted neighbors they'd never met, restaurants gave customers meals on the house, and everyday heroes volunteered to direct traffic at busy intersections....
2019-07-16 04:16

Sentencing delayed for Nxivm guru Keith Raniere, co-defendants A Brooklyn federal court judge has indefinitely postponed the sentencings for Nxivm’s Keith Raniere and his co-defendants — including “Smallville” actress Allison Mack. Raniere, Mack and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman all h...
2019-07-16 04:16

Court papers reveal how much Jeffrey Epstein actually is worth Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is hardly a billionaire, according to the financial-disclosure form his lawyers filed in seeking bail for him. The single-page document had been kept under seal away from the public until the Manhattan federal j...
2019-07-16 04:16

Con Ed reverses course, admits power cable fire started blackout Embattled power company Con Edison completely backtracked Monday — admitting that a power cable caught fire and failed at its West 65th Street station triggering the massive blackout that left a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side in the dark for fi...
2019-07-16 04:16

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during the Manhattan blackout. “It makes absolutely no sense,” de Blasio told Errol Louis on NY1’s “Inside Cit...
2019-07-16 04:16

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
2019-07-16 04:16

Cuomo has raised over $4M this year for 2022 re-election campaign The Cuomo campaign already has $8.5 million stashed in his campaign treasury, according to a financial disclosure report filed with the state Board of Elections.....
2019-07-16 04:16

Newark cop fatally shoots estranged wife, wounds her boyfriend: report An off-duty Newark police officer was arrested early Monday after fatally shooting his estranged wife and seriously wounded her boyfriend before fleeing, officials said. Acting Lt. John Formisano, 49, a 24-year veteran of the department, was accused ...
2019-07-15 21:32

Driver charged in hit-and-run death of Long Island jogger A driver has been arrested in the alleged hit-and-run death of a jogger on Long Island, police said. Michael McDermott, 37, was running along the shoulder on Lake Avenue in St. James when a 2014 Nissan sedan struck him around 12:20 p.m. Sunday, accor...
2019-07-15 21:32

Con Ed warns more blackouts could be coming Con Edison is still baffled over what caused the weekend’s major blackout — and warned on Monday that more outages could be coming with a heat wave on the way. “We expect that there could be service outages — those things happen during he...
2019-07-15 21:32

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I...
2019-07-15 21:32

Off-duty NYPD cop busted over domestic incident An off-duty NYPD officer was busted Monday on charges stemming from an incident in Queens with his ex-girlfriend, who’s five months pregnant, according to authorities and the alleged victim’s mother. Officer Niall O’Doherty, 34, was...
2019-07-15 21:32

Restaurant employee killed by dumbwaiter in freak accident A Queens restaurant worker was crushed to death by a dumbwaiter Monday morning, according to police and fire officials. The 67-year-old victim, who was not identified because authorities are still trying to notify his family, was killed inside popula...
2019-07-15 21:32

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the n...
2019-07-15 21:32

Cops bust ‘Burberry Bandit’ for series of bank heists Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” was busted for a fresh string of bank heists, police said Monday. “Cornell Neilly, a serial bank-robber on parole, has been apprehended—again—for a series of bank robberies in Midtown over the past few weeks,”...
2019-07-15 21:32

Cops hunt for creep who lifted woman’s skirt at subway station A creep followed a woman up the stairs at a Bronx subway station, lifted her skirt when they reached the street and then laughed when she confronted him, cops said. The 26-year-old victim told cops the man pulled up her skirt around 5 p.m. July 9 at ...
2019-07-15 21:32

Bianca Devins found dead after grisly photo posted on Instagram An upstate man allegedly slit the throat of a teenage Instagram star he was dating — then posted a grisly photo of her lifeless body to social media along with a message that said “sorry,” according to police and reports Monday. Brandon A...
2019-07-15 21:32

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “...
2019-07-15 21:32

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today...
2019-07-15 21:32

MTA chief slams handwritten service notices inside stations New York City Transit president Andy Byford thinks handwritten service announcements — like the ones observed by The Post Monday morning at a station in Brooklyn — make the world’s largest subway system “look like a mom-and-pop shop.̶...
2019-07-15 21:32

Accused arsonist caught on video setting rabbi’s home ablaze: DA The man who police say set on fire a Brooklyn rabbi’s house in a long-held grudge over alleged abuse he says he suffered as a child was caught on video sparking the blaze, prosecutors revealed Monday. The detail emerged as Matthew Karelefsky pl...
2019-07-15 21:32

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Former Democratic Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adelson, a known supporter and donor to President Trump. “I think I’m doing what more Americans nee...
2019-07-15 21:32

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
2019-07-15 07:48

Jeffrey Epstein’s bail request likely to get shot down: experts Jeffrey Epstein may have millions of reasons why he should be released on bail — but a Manhattan judge is still likely to deny him his freedom at a hearing Monday, experts say. The convicted pedophile has offered to put up his $77 million Upper East ...
2019-07-15 07:48

Teen girl dies when jet ski collides with motorboat on Long Island An 18-year-old woman died on Sunday when the jet ski she was riding collided with a motorboat in Long Island waters, police said. The teenager’s watercraft and a 35-foot Fountain Motor Boat crashed around 10:30 a.m. in Middle Bay waters, southe...
2019-07-15 07:48

Exec: My bosses harassed, groped me at 1Oak A married New Jersey exec was pressured into joining her bosses for a night out at Manhattan hot spot 1Oak — where they sexually harassed and groped her, according to a new lawsuit. Alexandria Chapman, 36, says her nightmare began almost immediately ...
2019-07-15 07:48

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
2019-07-15 07:48

Cuomo sends warning to Con Ed after blackout: ‘They can be replaced’ In a series of TV and radio interviews, Cuomo blasted Con Ed’s performance following Saturday’s outage and threatened to revoke its state-issued operating license....
2019-07-15 07:48

Creep busted for attacking, trying to rape elderly woman in the Financial District Police arrested a man Sunday night for allegedly trying to rape an elderly woman after brutally attacking her in lower Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, was busted on charges of attempted rape, robbery and public lewdness for approa...
2019-07-15 07:48

New Jersey cop pleads guilty to doing heroin in his patrol car A New Jersey cop lost his job after pleading guilty to doing heroin in his patrol car, officials said. Franklin Township police officer Matthew D. Ellery, 29, admitted to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated after being found slumped ov...
2019-07-15 07:48

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction officers, other inmates and civilians."...
2019-07-14 23:32

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline's flight tracker....
2019-07-14 23:32

Bronx woman’s death ruled a homicide The death of a 33-year-old Bronx woman has been deemed a homicide, according to police sources. Victim Cindi Olivo was found face up on the bedroom floor of her University Avenue apartment around 8:40 p.m. July 12 after someone called the police comp...
2019-07-14 22:32

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service...
2019-07-14 22:32

Con Ed can’t explain what caused the Manhattan blackout Con Edison has yet to figure out why a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side was plunged into darkness by the blackout that lasted more than five hours on Saturday night. In a statement released late Sunday morning, the power company said it ...
2019-07-14 19:32

Cops hunt gray-haired burglar targeting Queens homes A silver-haired thief has robbed at least six homes in Queens — with the polo shirt-wearing perp pushing in A.C. units to break into residences, cops reported. The suspect, who remains unidentified, was captured on home surveillance video ringi...
2019-07-14 19:32

With de Blasio campaigning, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rushed to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
2019-07-14 18:48

Plane evacuated in Newark after suicide vest scare A JetBlue plane at Newark Airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a photo of a suicide vest was seen or someone wearing one was photographed by a passenger, NBC reported. The plane had been about to take off for Tampa around 7:20 a.m. when two f...
2019-07-14 18:48

Nasty bacteria at Queens beach tested five times higher than last year Call it barf beach. A stretch of a Queens shore infamous for sewer-spillover bacteria has been swamped this summer by germs that can cause stomach troubles and other health problems. Swimmers at the private Association Beach on Little Neck Bay in Que...
2019-07-14 18:48

De Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday th...
2019-07-14 18:48

Locals compete in cardboard canoe race Intrepid sailors competed Saturday in a race of cardboard kayaks. Participating kids and teens joined 15 teams that designed and built the boats just before the race. The festivities, sponsored by Con Ed, called attention to the city’s waterways. Eac...
2019-07-14 18:48

Man jumps in front of train in Times Square: cops A man was struck and killed by a train at the Times Square-42nd Street station early Sunday morning, officials said. The man, who was not identified, jumped in front of a downtown 3 train as it approached the station, police said. The 1, 2 and 3 trai...
2019-07-14 18:48

Man found shot to death in SUV: cops Police found a man dead in the driver’s seat of his SUV early Sunday morning. Dante Ryer, 26, was discovered with a gunshot to the head in his Nissan Pathfinder in front of 6 East 132nd Street in East Harlem just after 2 a.m., cops said. EMS to...
2019-07-14 18:48

55-year-old man loses teeth in bus beating: cops A 55-year-old man lost eight pearly whites after getting punched repeatedly in the face on a Bronx bus, police said Sunday. The unidentified suspect slugged the victim on July 2 just after 11 p.m. while on an MTA BX39 bus traveling on southbound, bef...
2019-07-14 18:48

Off-duty MTA conductor cuffed for flashing gun, resisting arrest An off-duty MTA Conductor was arrested for resisting arrest after baring a firearm Sunday morning, according to police. Najae Paige, 29, entered a building just after 1 a.m. in East Harlem where he lifted his shirt and a revealed a firearm, cops said...
2019-07-14 18:48

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and ev...
2019-07-14 18:48

Video shows moment lights turn back on after NYC blackout It’s truly electrifying video. Amazing footage shows the moment a big chunk of New York got its power back Saturday night — with huge cheers erupting as the city’s skyline lit up once more. Illustrator Gizem Vural had been filming t...
2019-07-14 18:48

More body parts found off Coney Island NYPD scuba divers recovered partial bones and a black belt from the water off Coney Island, police sources said Sunday. The remains were found at Riegalman Board Walk West and West 5th Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday — two days after divers di...
2019-07-14 18:48

Power outages hit parts of Manhattan plunging subways, Broadway, into darkness Power outages were reported across Times Square, Upper West Side and parts of midtown early Saturday evening, sending train stations, movie theaters and department stores into darkness....
2019-07-14 05:16

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson an...
2019-07-14 05:16

Esteemed CUNY prof quits after allegations of cocaine binges and out-of-control parties A star Hunter College psychology professor and sex and drug researcher is accused of snorting cocaine at school events and throwing annual bashes that grew from low-key pizza parties into binge-drinking and go-go-boy bacchanals, according to sources ...
2019-07-14 05:16

‘Open season on incumbents’: AOC-inspired young guns put NYC Dems on edge Some of the city’s most established pols are on the defensive as younger, more liberal challengers accuse them of letting down Democratic voters in the age of Trump and AOC. Reps. Yvette Clarke (Brooklyn), Eliot Engel (Bronx/Westchester), Carolyn Mal...
2019-07-14 05:16

33-year-old woman found stabbed and decomposing in Bronx apartment A woman was found stabbed to death inside her Bronx home, police said Saturday. Cindi Olivo, 33, was discovered face up on the floor of the bedroom in her home on University Avenue near West Fordham Road around 8:40 p.m. Friday, after someone called ...
2019-07-14 05:16

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
2019-07-14 05:16

NYC schools investigator alleges he was denied promotion because of race Thomas Chin claims in his Manhattan federal suit that his bosses at the Special Commissioner of Investigation’s Office routinely passed him over, despite a stellar track record of investigating sexual-abuse cases involving students....
2019-07-14 05:16

Long Island woman public-safety officer sexually assaulted her A Long Island woman claims a Patchogue public-safety officer sexually assaulted her. She alleges she was walking on the village’s Main Street in April 2018 when Dennis Fajardo pulled up and ordered her into his car. Fajardo, who does not carry a weap...
2019-07-14 05:16

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, ...
2019-07-14 00:00

Queens granny struck by stray bullet discharged with slug still in neck A grandmother who was struck by a stray bullet in Queens left the hospital on Saturday, worried sick about the slug still lodged in the back of her neck — and mad as hell at “the kids” who opened fire during a fight on a residential...
2019-07-14 00:00

2 elderly women struck by stray bullets in separate overnight incidents Two elderly women were hit by stray bullets in separate incidents in Queens and Manhattan, police said Saturday. A 76-year-old woman was sitting in her parked car near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in South Jamaica around 1...
2019-07-13 21:00

Cops identify man suspected of trying to rape elderly woman in Financial District Police have identified the man wanted for trying to rape an elderly woman in Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, allegedly approached the 73-year-old while she was walking on Greenwich Street near Morris Street in the Financial Distri...
2019-07-13 21:00

Woman in critical condition after Queens head-on crash A woman was critically hurt Saturday morning when she was riding in a car that was struck head-on in Queens, according to authorities. The vehicles collided around 3:35 a.m. on Vernon Boulevard near 36th Avenue in Astoria, police said. The 38-year-ol...
2019-07-13 21:00

Man socked in the face after absent-mindedly buzzing in robber Careful whom you let inside. A robber punched a Hell’s Kitchen man in the face and snatched his cellphone — as he stood in his own home — after he absent-mindedly buzzed the crook into the building, according to police. The 30-year-old man was at his...
2019-07-13 09:48

Lawmakers ask Tish James to investigate Cy Vance over Epstein case Five Manhattan lawmakers wrote to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday, urging her to probe Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s failed support eight years ago of more lenient sex offender monitoring for multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epst...
2019-07-13 09:48

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansion, an analysis of his finances found. Epstein don...
2019-07-13 09:48

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office i...
2019-07-13 03:32

Jeffrey Epstein’s cell is 3 doors down from El Chapo Accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being kept this close to El Chapo at a Manhattan jail, sources told The Post. Epstein — who was arrested on sex-crime charges last week — landed in cell No. 4, three doors down from Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “E...
2019-07-13 03:32

Bronx HS stabber was looking for fight when he pulled knife on classmates: prosecutor A bullied Bronx high schooler brought a switchblade to history class because he was itching to use it, a prosecutor said Friday, in closing arguments in the manslaughter trial of Abel Cedeno, the teen who killed one classmate and seriously injured an...
2019-07-13 03:32

Off-duty FDNY lieutenant busted in Queens for drunk driving An FDNY lieutenant was arrested for drunk driving in Queens after he crashed his SUV, police said Friday. George Hopkins, 51, was off-duty and allegedly driving drunk shortly after 8:50 p.m. Thursday when he crashed his Kia Soul in the area of Homela...
2019-07-13 03:32

Bronx civics teacher inspired by AOC to run – for her seat Meet Bronx resident John Cummings, a Republican and former Harbor Unit cop-turned-high school civics teacher who is mounting a long-shot bid to topple Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year. “But to just come from the outside and take somebody on is...
2019-07-13 03:32

Wild police chase turns into ‘action movie’ when suspects jump from RFK Bridge A wild police car chase straight out of “The Fast and Furious” took place on the Robert F. Kennedy bridge Thursday when a car-full of men fled from police, crashed into a wall — then jumped off a highway exit ramp to escape, law enf...
2019-07-13 03:32

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t afford the litigation. William Jordan Blackmore sued auto dealer scion Andi Potamkin in May, accusin...
2019-07-13 03:32

Lawyer defends pervy gym owner by likening him to ‘hands-on’ Joe Biden A defense attorney put his foot firmly in his mouth Friday while arguing for leniency for a gym owner convicted of sexually abusing two of his customers — by likening him to the infamously touchy-feely Joe Biden. “He’s a hands-on person,” lawye...
2019-07-13 03:32

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge fund manager — who was...
2019-07-13 03:32

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited...
2019-07-13 03:32

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job amid allegations she bought an employee an unwanted $200 vibrator while on a work trip, The Post has...
2019-07-13 03:32

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking...
2019-07-13 03:32

Ron Darling’s lawyer: Lenny Dykstra’s reputation is so bad it ‘cannot be defamed’ Former Met Ron Darling says in new court papers that he couldn’t possibly have defamed his old teammate Lenny Dykstra — because Dykstra’s reputation can’t get any worse. “Dykstra is a classic libel-proof plaintiff, whose reput...
2019-07-13 03:32

Consultant plan would strip power from popular subways chief Andy Byford: critics A set of transit proposals aimed at eliminating duplicate work between the MTA’s subsidiary agencies would limit city transit boss Andy Byford’s control over the system, rider advocates complained after the city officials were briefed on ...
2019-07-13 03:32

Ex-cemetery manager charged with scamming widower out of $2,500 A former Connecticut cemetery manager accused of desecrating gravesites faces fresh charges that she pocketed $2,500 from a grieving widower who thought he was buying a burial plot next to his wife. Luis Castillo forked over $1,150 to Dale LaPrade in...
2019-07-12 21:16

Man punched, robbed by attacker he let into Hell’s Kitchen building A Hell’s Kitchen man was attacked, threatened and robbed by a stranger whom he unknowingly buzzed into his building, police said. The 30-year-old was inside his apartment on 49th Street near Ninth Avenue around 7 a.m. Thursday when someone unex...
2019-07-12 21:16

Riverside Church pastor tight-lipped on alleged sex-toy shopping spree She’s taking a vow of silence. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, ousted pastor of Riverside Church, was tight-lipped Friday morning when asked about the sex-toy shopping spree scandal that torpedoed her cushy career. A grim-faced Butler stepped out of h...
2019-07-12 21:16

Man who set fatal Queens fire staged a sex assault to frame ex-boyfriend The man who torched a Queens home — killing himself and two others — was busted days earlier for staging a home-invasion sex attack that he hoped would get his ex-boyfriend arrested, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. David Abreu Nuñez...
2019-07-12 21:16

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide An infant was discovered unconscious and with signs of trauma inside a Bronx apartment — in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. The 1-month-old girl, identified by authorities as Monreux Mercado, wasn’t breathing when s...
2019-07-12 21:16

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
2019-07-12 21:16

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on...
2019-07-12 21:16

Katz’s Deli patrons compete in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ orgasm contest They’re aching to win! Lunch-goers unleashed some truly exciting performances at Katz’s Delicatessen Friday during a fake orgasm contest inspired by the famous “When Harry Met Sally” scene. The Lower East Side pastrami sandwich mecca — wh...
2019-07-12 21:16

‘It’s about belittlement’: Angry bagel guy who lives in van explains viral rant “If you’re looking for the short guy who is angry, he’s around the corner fighting with the homeless people.” The Long Island bagel shop customer whose viral rant about dating woes turned into a brawl was easy to find on Thursday — as a Bay Shore loc...
2019-07-12 08:32

Mom of Bronx HS stabbing victim doesn’t buy suspect’s ‘self defense’ claim The mother of a teen stabbed to death by a classmate inside a Bronx high school classroom said after court Thursday that she doesn’t buy the killer’s claim that he can’t remember the stabbing. Abel Cedeno, 19, had just insisted on t...
2019-07-12 04:00

Man caught at St. Pat’s with gas cans found mentally unfit for trial Now even his prosecutors agree: the former Lehman College philosophy adjunct professor accused of entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying cans of gasoline last April is mentally unfit for trial. The attempted arson charges against Marc Lampar...
2019-07-12 04:00

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily int...
2019-07-12 04:00

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with thei...
2019-07-12 04:00

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have c...
2019-07-12 04:00

NYCHA announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which ...
2019-07-12 04:00

ACLU sues Trump admin to put brakes on rescheduled ICE raids The American Civil Liberties Union and advocacy groups filed suit in Manhattan federal court Thursday to put the brakes on the Trump administration’s plan to have US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conduct a mass roundup of illegal a...
2019-07-12 02:16

Bronx NYCHA residents still without electricity a day after fire Residents of a Bronx public housing development are sweating out a steamy July Thursday after a transformer fire crippled electricity throughout the complex — and remained in the dark 24 hours after the blaze. The fire broke out in the basement of a ...
2019-07-12 02:16

Bronx HS stabber claims he can’t remember plunging knife into classmates The gay former Bronx high school student charged with a 2017 fatal classroom stabbing took the stand in his own defense Thursday, taking no responsibility for the violence, and insisting he doesn’t even remember plunging his knife into two cla...
2019-07-12 02:16

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources. “We think there may be more,” a source told The Post. “They can se...
2019-07-12 02:16

Subway performance hits six-year high The subway isn’t as bad as it used to be. More than 80% of weekday subway trains were on time last month — a six-year high for the embattled transit service — while straphangers are complaining less, officials announced Thursday. &#...
2019-07-12 02:16

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought minist...
2019-07-12 02:16

City begins rollout of thousands of new speed cameras Thousands of new speed enforcement cameras are coming to New York City. The state’s new speed law went into effect on Thursday — allowing city officials to dramatically expand the number of school zones with cameras from 225 now to 750 by June ...
2019-07-12 02:16

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishmen...
2019-07-12 02:16

Woman El Chapo failed to kill will speak at his sentencing The only victim expected to speak before the sentencing of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is the former head of a modeling agency he once tried to have killed, The Post has learned. Guzman ordered the murder of the woman, whose name The Post is withholdin...
2019-07-12 02:16

Man busted for driving in HOV lane with dummy in backseat At least it was wearing its seatbelt. A driver was busted in Brooklyn for cruising in the HOV lane with an all-too-real-looking dummy in the backseat, police said Thursday. The New Jersey man, whose name and age were not immediately available, was st...
2019-07-11 22:16

De Blasio outraged NYPD let Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted with outrage on Thursday over the revelation in a New York Post front-page story that the NYPD since 2011 failed to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein report to its sex offender unit, despite a judge’s order. “Somet...
2019-07-11 22:16

East Elmhurst fire: Houseguest torched Queens home because he was asked to leave: sources A man who was taken in by a Queens family when he needed a place to stay returned the kindness with unspeakable horror — setting the home ablaze in a gasoline-fueled inferno that not only killed him but also two of his host’s family members, in...
2019-07-11 22:16

Nxivm honcho Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest: judge At least she doesn’t have to stay in the sex dungeon. Former Nxivm member and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest and electronic monitoring, a judge ruled Thursday. Salzman previously asked Brooklyn federal Judge Ni...
2019-07-11 22:16

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the agency’s inspector general for reporting on the fraud. “The media’s open season on...
2019-07-11 22:16

Bagel guy filmed other public tirades He’s got plenty of people on his shortlist. The Long Island bagel store patrons who were on the receiving end of a wacky customer’s now-viral rant about his diminutive stature are a few of the many who have gotten an earful from him. Blov...
2019-07-11 20:48

Man named Julius Caesar fatally shot in Brooklyn, gunman arrested: cops A Brooklyn man named Julius Caesar was fatally shot in broad daylight by a gunman who has since been nabbed by police, authorities said Thursday. The 31-year-old was in the passenger seat of a Ford Fusion sedan stopped at a red light on Union Street ...
2019-07-11 20:48

Man suffers fractured spine when goons beat him with pan A man suffered serious injuries, including a fractured spine, when a quartet of thieves attacked him with a pan in Brooklyn, police said Thursday. The 41-year-old was standing near the corner of Fulton and Cleveland streets in Cypress Hills around 12...
2019-07-11 20:48

Bagel guy says viral rant has already changed his luck with the ladies The chip-on-his-shoulder Long Island bagel shop customer whose viral rant about dating turned into a brawl is going back for another bite, he told The Post on Thursday. “They just invited me over for a free bagel,” claims Chris Morgan, a ...
2019-07-11 20:48

MTA chairman: Change state law to stop cheating workers from collecting pensions MTA chairman Pat Foye on Thursday called for changes to state law and union contracts to stop employees who’ve been busted cheating on their time sheets and abusing overtime from collecting taxpayer-funded pensions. “The state pension law...
2019-07-11 20:48

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring seven people, an FDNY spokesman said. The driver crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, located on Ninth Avenue near West 54th Street, shortly after 12:30 p.m....
2019-07-11 20:48

Bigot tells cops he burned bar’s pride flags because he hates gays He didn’t give an “Alibi” — he just hates gays. The man accused of setting fire to two gay pride flags outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge — and then returning a month later to burn a third, replacement flag — admitted to cops that ...
2019-07-11 20:48

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursday. The school’s computer programs were hacked around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday by a group that got ...
2019-07-11 20:48

Councilmen blast NYPD for letting Jeffrey Epstein skip check-ins Two city councilman slammed the NYPD on Thursday, reacting to a New York Post report that the department failed, for years, to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein check in with its Sex Offender Monitoring Unit, despite a judge’s order. “As...
2019-07-11 20:48

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations published by the agency’s Inspector General on Wedne...
2019-07-11 10:32

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Co...
2019-07-11 10:32

Fatal Queens blaze set by houseguest who tossed gas around the kitchen: sources A firebug sparked an inferno at a Queens home on Wednesday, killing himself and two others — including a 6-year-old girl, sources said. David Abreu Nuñez, 23, went berserk inside the two-story residence in East Elmhurst at about 4 p.m. — tossing gaso...
2019-07-11 10:32

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector Gen...
2019-07-11 03:32

Video shows garbage truck that overturned in Brooklyn collided with street sweeper The private sanitation truck that crushed several cars in Brooklyn on Wednesday — leaving two people injured — had collided with a New York City Sanitation Department street sweeper moments before overturning. Video posted on Twitter show...
2019-07-11 03:32

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90 days — and the NYPD says it’s fine with that. After being labeled a worst-of-the-worst, “Level 3” s...
2019-07-11 03:32

FBI agent describes being shot during Brooklyn ambush: ‘It felt like my back exploded’ An FBI agent took the stand Wednesday at his accused shooter’s trial to describe the Dec. 2018 ambush that left him shot in the back — and convinced he was going to die. “It felt like my back exploded,” special agent Christoph...
2019-07-11 02:32

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
2019-07-11 02:32

Louis Scarcella’s partner admits they used ‘questionable tactics’ It was all legal-ish. The partner of embattled former NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella admitted in court Wednesday that the men may have blurred the lines on proper police work sometimes — but maintained they never did anything illegal. “We used...
2019-07-11 02:32

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the multimillionaire and a young girl, and a pair of fake breasts the convicted pedophile played with in th...
2019-07-11 01:32

Student with autism gets diploma, honored with supportive, silent ovation These upstate high school graduates made the commencement day extra special for their autistic classmate — by staying absolutely silent as he walked across the stage to receive his diploma, a heartwarming video of the event shows. Jack Higgins ...
2019-07-11 01:32

Manhattan developer busted in mortgage fraud scheme A noted Upper East Side real estate developer took out fraudulent loans that allowed her to blow millions on Rolexes, jewelry, gold coins and lavish ski trips — declaring bankruptcy when it all went bust, prosecutors allege. British born developer Pe...
2019-07-11 01:32

Three people, including 6-year-old child, dead in Queens house fire Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed when a fire tore through a two-story home in Queens on Wednesday, sources said. The victims died in the blaze that started in a residence on 93rd Street in East Elmhurst, Queens at about 4 p.m., ...
2019-07-11 01:32

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by resell...
2019-07-11 01:32

Top MTA cop busted blowing off work, using cruiser for suspected funeral gig: report A top MTA Police Department cop was busted repeatedly showing up for work late and leaving hours early — while also using his cruiser for trips to funeral homes where he was suspected of working a side gig, according to a newly released report....
2019-07-11 01:32

Teen rape suspect from ‘a good family’ identified as ex-Syracuse student The teenage rape suspect a New Jersey judge let off easy because he comes from “a good family,” was a student at Syracuse University — until recently. The upstate New York school said in a statement Wednesday: “The individual in question ...
2019-07-11 01:32

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human rights experts, in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 00:00

Garbage truck crushes cars, injures two after overturning in Brooklyn A private sanitation truck overturned in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning, injuring two people and crushing several cars in its path, according to authorities and photographs from the scene. The truck, which belongs to Viking Sanitation, crashed around ...
2019-07-10 23:48

Staten Island man drowns in Delaware River during rafting trip A young Staten Island man drowned during a rafting trip through the Delaware River, officials announced. Christopher Rivera, 20, disappeared while swimming in the Karamac Bridge abutments, between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, around 4 p.m. Tuesday, a...
2019-07-10 23:48

Geraldo Rivera’s son sentenced to time served for choking ex-girlfriend The son of Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera was sentenced Wednesday to time served for choking and biting his ex-girlfriend during two separate spats inside his Washington Heights apartment. Cruz Rivera, 31, wearing a navy suit, appeared in Manhat...
2019-07-10 23:48

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice S...
2019-07-10 23:48

Long Island mom accused of choking her twins to death The suicidal Long Island mom accused of killing her 2-year-old twin daughters choked the life out of them, authorities revealed Wednesday as she was indicted on murder charges. Tenia Campbell, 24, of Medford pleaded not guilty during her arraignment ...
2019-07-10 23:48

Woman yells ‘go back to your country’ in subway hate attack A woman riding a subway in the Bronx early Tuesday spewed anti-Hispanic rhetoric at another woman after snatching her construction helmet and beating her with it, police said. “Go back to your country,” the attacker yelled after taking th...
2019-07-10 23:48

Long Island bagel shop customer goes on bizarre tirade over dating apps A Long Island bagel shop customer was caught on camera lashing out at other patrons in a bizarre tirade about women rejecting him because of his short stature. “Why is it OK for women to say, ‘Oh you’re 5 feet’ on dating sites...
2019-07-10 23:48

DA declines to prosecute city correction officer busted for allegedly raping teen The Bronx District Attorney’s Office declined to prosecute a city correction officer accused of raping a teenage acquaintance, authorities said Wednesday. Officials made the decision not to prosecute the case against 27-year-old Christopher Sie...
2019-07-10 23:48

Ethics agency fines MTA supervisor for running side biz on public dime The MTA suspended a city transit supervisor for 30 days without pay for moonlighting — running his own electronics repair shop on state time for up to three years, the state’s ethics watchdog agency announced Wednesday. Gustavo Espinal, i...
2019-07-10 23:48

California couple opens up about ‘heartbreaking’ IVF mix-up The heartbreaking mix-up over a bungled IVF treatment that left a Queens woman giving birth to strangers’ babies was worse than previously known — as a California couple came forward Wednesday to say they were the biological parents of one of t...
2019-07-10 23:48

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ran a membership scheme in which they took $1,500 bribes to dole out membership cards to nonunion wo...
2019-07-10 23:48

Victims in deadly Long Island crash include woman engaged to be married Two of the three young women killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash on Long Island have been identified — including one who was engaged to be married, police said Wednesday. Dorien Lashea Brown, 23, of Mount Sinai, and Rebecca Minunno, 24, of H...
2019-07-10 23:48

Insurance firm AIG wants dead couple to pay for fire at Kissinger’s co-op The apartments of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and current Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross were among those damaged by a fire sparked when an elderly woman fell asleep in her apartment with a lit cigarette — killing her and her h...
2019-07-10 23:48

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
2019-07-10 23:48

Jeffrey Epstein’s latest accuser says he raped her at 15 Another one of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims has come forward, saying the billionaire pedophile raped her at age 15 at his multimillion-dollar Manhattan townhouse. Jennifer Araoz was just 14-year-old when she was recruited by a mystery brunette w...
2019-07-10 18:00

USWNT ticker-tape parade draws big NYC crowds They’re already champions — and now they’re heroes. The US women’s national soccer team’s victory lap continued Wednesday with a traditional ticker-tape parade in Lower Manhattan, with thousands of diehard fans decked out in red, white an...
2019-07-10 18:00

Police identify Far Rockaway drowning victims as Long Island couple The pair who drowned in the water off Far Rockaway have been identified as a Long Island couple who took a late-night swim during a pal’s birthday celebration, police said Wednesday. Police recovered Umarie Chamble, 25, and Keylon Ramsay, 28, a...
2019-07-10 18:00

Cuomo signs law guaranteeing equal pay in New York Gov. Cuomo stole the thunder from Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday when he signed legislation guaranteeing equal pay — even as Hizzoner said in an interview that he would sign an executive order to do the same if elected president. “I’m going...
2019-07-10 18:00

Man found dead on Kips Bay roof in possible suicide A man was found fatally shot on the rooftop of a Kips Bay building Wednesday morning, in what police are probing as a possible suicide, authorities said. The victim, who appeared to be in his 30s, was discovered around 8:45 a.m. on the rooftop of a f...
2019-07-10 18:00

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990...
2019-07-10 18:00

Cops hunting for sicko who burned dog to death in Connecticut A dog was set on fire and killed in Connecticut last Friday — and police are searching for the person who committed the heinous act, according to reports. The pooch, believed to be a miniature schnauzer, was discovered when firefighters respond...
2019-07-10 11:48

Woman steals man’s $20K Rolex after night of partying at 1Oak: cops A woman swiped a $20,000 Rolex watch from a man’s Manhattan apartment when he fell sleep after a night of partying at the club 1Oak, police said. The woman, who was caught on security footage in the man’s elevator wearing a spaghetti-stra...
2019-07-10 11:48

New Jersey judge who told rape victim to ‘close her legs’ apologizes A New Jersey judge is sorry for the off-handed comments he made to a rape victim during a 2016 hearing, where he suggested the woman could “close her legs” to avoid forceful sex, according to a report. The apology came during a Tuesday state Supreme ...
2019-07-10 07:00

Two people drown during swimming lesson in Far Rockaway Two swimmers — a man and a woman — drowned in the waters off Far Rockaway on Tuesday night, police sources said. Police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m. reporting two bodies floating in the water off Beach 9th Street near Seagirt Boul...
2019-07-10 07:00

Queens neighbor fight becomes real life horror story A dispute between neighbors in Kew Gardens has become a real-life horror story — as a Queens man has decorated his yard with a Halloween-like monster mannequin that has left his next-door neighbors scared to enter their own home. “It̵...
2019-07-10 05:32

Katz, Cabán campaigns at odds over 114 contested ballots The campaign teams of Melinda Katz and Tiffany Cabán will have to set aside their differences over 114 contested ballots in the too-close-to-call Queens DA Democratic primary while the recount gets underway. The teams met in Queens court Tuesday to a...
2019-07-10 05:32

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he cou...
2019-07-10 05:32

Jeffrey Epstein’s A-list pals rush to distance themselves after predator’s arrest Jeffrey Epstein carefully cultivated a circle of prestigious and powerful friends by exploiting the aura of money and mystery that surrounded him — but the hint of a dark side was always there. Now, in the wake of his blockbuster arrest on child sex ...
2019-07-10 05:32

Cops follow blood trail to track suspect in fatal subway stabbing Cops used a trail of blood drops to track down the suspect in Monday’s fatal stabbing of a Brooklyn mother at a subway station, police sources said Tuesday. The female suspect accidentally cut her own hand during the Monday night attack, leavin...
2019-07-10 00:48

12-year-old special needs boy suffers severe leg injury after struck by subway A 12-year-old special needs boy was hit by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, law enforcement sources said. The boy was struck by a southbound No. 1 train at the Dyckman Street station in Inwood at about 5 p.m., the sources said. The d...
2019-07-10 00:48

Judge sets hearing to discuss sealed Jeffrey Epstein docs One day after financier Jeffrey Epstein was hauled into court on an explosive new sex trafficking indictment in New York, a judge in another civil case related to the convicted pedophile has scheduled a hearing to lay out how potentially damaging doc...
2019-07-10 00:48

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman must keep curfew, ankle bracelet: judge Brooklyn federal court judge Nicholas Garaufis Tuesday denied a request by Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman that he ease up on the terms of her supervised release. Salzman has been out on $5 million bond since her 2018 arrest, and last week asked Garau...
2019-07-10 00:16

NYPD arrests man accused of setting pride flags on fire The hateful firebug who allegedly torched three gay pride flags in two separate incidents outside a Harlem bar was arrested on Tuesday, the NYPD said. Tyresse Singleton, 20, was nabbed on multiple counts of criminal mischief, hate crimes and arson, p...
2019-07-10 00:16

Hatemonger vandalizes Megan Rapinoe posters in subway station More than a half-dozen posters of US Women’s Soccer sensation Megan Rapinoe were defaced inside the Bryant Park subway station in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime, authorities said. The bigoted vandal scribbled marker over...
2019-07-09 23:32

Cuomo angrily chides progressive Dems: ‘I am the left!’ Gov. Andrew Cuomo railed against progressive activists as talkers rather than doers and proclaimed “I am the left!” in New York when asked if he backed the wrong horse in the contentious Democratic Queens district attorney primary race. Cuomo, the de...
2019-07-09 23:32

Ex-FDNY member ‘tragically unable’ to rescue victims of fiery Long Island crash Three young women were killed in a fiery late-night crash on Long Island despite a retired FDNY member’s desperate attempts to save them, police officials said Tuesday. The trio, who ranged in age from 23 to 25, was traveling in a 2010 black Je...
2019-07-09 23:32

Ex-Rikers inmate files suit against DOC chief Cynthia Brann A recently released Rikers inmate who twice used a jailhouse phone to chat with Mayor Bill de Blasio about prison conditions filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann — and then unsuccessfully tried to serve ...
2019-07-09 23:32

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
2019-07-09 23:32

Anchor says NY1 refusing to let her cover USWNT parade over lawsuit Veteran NY1 anchor Roma Torre was denied her request to cover Wednesday’s victory parade for the US women’s soccer team in “retaliation” for her and her colleagues’ gender- and age-discrimination suit, she claims in an o...
2019-07-09 23:32

Bodycam shows FBI agent moments after he’s shot in Brooklyn ambush Dramatic bodycam footage played in court Tuesday shows the harrowing moment a bleeding FBI agent — shot while on an undercover stakeout in Brooklyn — desperately pleads with fellow law enforcement officers to get him to a hospital. “I’m g...
2019-07-09 23:32

NYPD shrugs as aggressive ticket sellers accost state lawmaker A New York state Assemblywoman was accosted and called a “bitch” and a “whore” by a pack of unruly “Statue of Liberty ferry” ticket salesmen — but police who witnessed the harassment ignored her pleas for help, claiming the mayor told them not to int...
2019-07-09 23:32

Man tried to rape woman who was taking out trash in Brooklyn A woman who was taking out her garbage Sunday night in Brooklyn was followed back into her building by a man who tried to rape her, but she was able to fight him off and scream for help, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was near Myrtle Ave. and Cent...
2019-07-09 23:32

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consu...
2019-07-09 23:16

Video shows gang members gleefully opening fire in public Shocking footage shows alleged gangbangers grinning as they recklessly fire guns into the streets and skies in Brooklyn. The videos were released Tuesday by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office as it announced a slew of charges against 21 al...
2019-07-09 20:16

City correction officer busted for raping teen in the Bronx A city Department of Correction worker was busted Tuesday morning for raping a teen in the Bronx, police said. Christopher Sierra, 27, was arrested around 1:15 a.m. for attacking the 19-year-old acquaintance inside an apartment around 2:30 a.m. Monda...
2019-07-09 20:16

Woman sets her hair on fire on NYC subway Just when you thought the subways couldn’t smell any worse. A woman was photographed setting her hair on fire aboard an MTA train Tuesday. The snap, posted to Reddit, shows the unidentified woman taking a lighter to her long, multi-colored locks whil...
2019-07-09 20:16

Man sexually attacked elderly woman in FiDi: cops A man tried to rape a 73-year-old woman in Manhattan Sunday before punching her in the face, leaving her with a broken eye socket and missing teeth, police said early Tuesday. The brute first demanded sex from the elderly victim he approached at abou...
2019-07-09 19:16

Three dead after SUV veers off road on Long Island Three people were killed when their car veered off a Long Island road on Monday night, police said. The SUV was traveling on Mount Sinai-Coram Road in Mount Sinai at about 11 p.m. when it swerved off the road and slammed into a utility pole, accordin...
2019-07-09 19:16

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ gets death threats A New Jersey judge has received death threats after saying a teenager accused of raping an intoxicated 16-year-old girl should get leniency because he comes from “a good family,” according to a report. Judge James Troiano of Monmouth County Superior ...
2019-07-09 19:16

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his trial o...
2019-07-09 19:16

Suspect in custody over fatal Brooklyn subway stabbing A woman has been taken into custody as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a straphanger at a Brooklyn subway station, law enforcement sources told The Post Tuesday. Police were grilling the 20-year-old suspect, who was picked up early Tuesday and bro...
2019-07-09 19:16

Driver crashes car into barrier outside FBI headquarters A suspected intoxicated driver crashed into a barrier at 26 Federal Plaza early Tuesday, telling authorities there was a bomb in his car and prompting a large police response before the vehicle was cleared of any explosives, police and sources said. ...
2019-07-09 19:16

County clerk sues Cuomo over illegal immigrants driver’s license law Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo for approving a controversial state law granting driver’s license privileges to illegal immigrants that would force county clerks to defy federal law. The Green Light Bill ...
2019-07-09 19:16

Bigot pepper-sprayed transgender woman: cops A man made hateful comments to a transgender woman before shooting her in the face with pepper spray in what police are investigating as a hate crime attack in Queens, police said Tuesday. David Gonzalez, 34, approached the 29-year-old in the area of...
2019-07-09 19:16

MTA: Halting car ban on 14th Street is causing ‘public confusion’ The 14th Street bus is bus-ted. A court-ordered injunction halting the city’s plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street has “greatly impacted … service” and “caused public confusion,” according to testimony fil...
2019-07-09 19:16

Dramatic footage shows moment cop shoots alleged car thief in Bronx Dramatic footage obtained by The Post captured the moment an NYPD cop opened fire on an armed car thief who pushed a gun up to an officer’s chest and barked “Die, motherf—ker” in the Bronx. In the 48-second video, a pair of officers can be seen strug...
2019-07-09 19:16

Cy Vance challenger slams DA for downgrading Epstein’s sex offender status A challenger to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance called out the prosecutor on Tuesday for his kid-glove treatment of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, following the multi-millionaire financier’s arrest on charges he “sexually exploited and abu...
2019-07-09 19:16

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex-abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago and said the new charges lodged by Manhattan federal prosecutors could “more fully br...
2019-07-09 19:16

Another American dies from cosmetic surgery in Dominican Republic A Westchester mom died while getting a tummy tuck at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic — just weeks after an Alabama teacher passed away while undergoing surgery at the same facility, according to local reports Tuesday. Alexandra Medin...
2019-07-09 19:16

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump’s tax returns foll...
2019-07-09 06:32

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police ...
2019-07-09 06:32

Falling tree branch kills 3-year-old girl at New Jersey campsite A family camping trip turned deadly in New Jersey when a tree branch fell on tent — and killed a 3-year-old Bronx girl, police said Monday. The freak accident unfolded at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground at Tall Pines in Elmer at 2 p.m Sa...
2019-07-09 06:32

Alleged car thief shot by cops was on parole after 30 years in prison The gun-toting car thief shot by cops in the Bronx had been in prison for nearly 30 years for armed robbery — and had just been paroled in April, police sources said Monday. Suspect Ronnie Cole, 58 — who pressed his pistol against an officer’s chest ...
2019-07-09 06:32

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer after...
2019-07-09 06:32

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. H...
2019-07-09 06:32

Brooklyn DA coddling gun-toters: NYPD chief The NYPD’s top cop on Monday groused that the Brooklyn DA is going too easy on gun-possession cases — as officials announced that shootings are up citywide despite a downswing in overall crime. Of 158 guilty pleas that Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez has o...
2019-07-09 06:32

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany...
2019-07-09 06:32

De Blasio acts on lead-tainted NYCHA apartments after Post report Confronted with The Post’s damning front-page expose that showed city officials left children in lead-tainted apartments, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday promised assistance and additional inspections to help fix what he called a “never-again si...
2019-07-09 06:32

Cuomo promises new railroad station at Belmont Park A controversial plan to bring a new $1.2 billion arena and entertainment venue to state-owned Belmont Park will now include a $105 million full-service stop on the Long Island Railroad, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The station serving Belmont,...
2019-07-09 06:32

NYPD launches ‘Health and Wellness Task Force’ amid spate of cop suicides The NYPD has created a mental health task force in response to a string of suicides by officers in recent months, department officials announced Monday. The Health and Wellness Task Force was created last week after six NYPD cops committed suicide th...
2019-07-09 06:32

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also found kiddie porn, the feds revealed Monday as they charged the multimillionaire with child sex traffi...
2019-07-09 06:32

Feds insist Epstein won’t dodge prosecution over alleged sex trafficking The feds insist there’s nothing to prevent their prosecution of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Esptein — even though he cut a sweetheart deal over similar allegations in Florida in 2008. In court papers, Manhattan federal prosecutors said a 2003 amendme...
2019-07-09 06:32

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows th...
2019-07-09 06:32

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close-to-call Democratic primary for Queens DA. “In places where you’re very outgunned in terms of enroll...
2019-07-09 06:32

Prosecutors had gone easy on ‘monster’ Jeffrey Epstein The charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein by Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman followed harsh criticism of other prosecutors for their handling of sex abuse allegations against the financier. Former Miami US Attorney Alex Acosta — who is now Pres...
2019-07-09 06:32

Dad of ex-Post exec Patrick Purcell dead at 95 The father of former New York Post Publisher Patrick Purcell has died. Patrick J. Purcell was 95. He was born in Waterford, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States when he was 3. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II before marryi...
2019-07-09 06:32

Bronx dean recalls bloody scene after school stabbing A former Bronx high school dean testified Monday about the moment he saw “blood rolling out” of a classroom after an allegedly bullied teen fatally stabbed a classmate with a switchblade. “From a distance I saw blood running out of the classroom,” Ma...
2019-07-09 06:32

Woman slashed in Brooklyn Whole Foods parking lot A woman was slashed by a thief outside a Whole Foods in Brooklyn Monday night before a store security guard stepped in and detained the man at gunpoint until police arrived, police said. The suspect approached the woman while she was sitting in her c...
2019-07-09 06:32

Woman stabbed to death in Brooklyn subway station A woman was stabbed to death after a fight in a Brooklyn subway station Monday night, law enforcement sources said. The 30-year-old woman was in the mezzanine of the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road No. 3 train station in Brownsville when she got into a fi...
2019-07-09 06:32

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas pleads guilty to stealing campaign money Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas on Monday copped to stealing money from his own campaign and lying about it to state officials — as he was ordered to resign and stay away from politics for a year, authorities announced. Thomas raided his Friends of...
2019-07-08 21:32

Video shows brutal beat-down by mugger in Brooklyn Police have released video of a mugging in Brooklyn in hopes of catching the brute who came out of nowhere to beat his victim. The incident took place at 10:30 p.m. June 15 in the vicinity of Strickland Avenue and Avenue V, according to police. Surve...
2019-07-08 21:32

Roslyn Pilmar, Evan Wald get 25 years to life in coffee shop owner’s murder A Brooklyn federal prosecutor pleaded with a judge Monday to go easy on his mother and uncle after they were convicted of murdering his father — but the jurist wasn’t having any of it. Assistant US Attorney Philip Pilmar — whose dad, wealthy coffee s...
2019-07-08 21:32

Dead body found on train tracks near Hudson Yards Police discovered a dead body with a shovel lying nearby on some Manhattan train tracks close to Hudson Yards on Monday, according to law enforcement sources. The unidentified corpse was found in a pool of blood on a rail right-of-way that runs below...
2019-07-08 21:32

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild...
2019-07-08 21:32

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly e...
2019-07-08 21:32

Epstein charged with abusing dozens of minors in massive sex trafficking case Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein “sexually exploited and abused” dozens of underage girls as young as 14 at his homes in New York and Florida in the early 2000s, Manhattan federal prosecutors alleged in an indictment unsealed Monday. The billionai...
2019-07-08 17:32

Man seriously injured after falling onto subway tracks A man was seriously injured when he fell onto subway tracks in Brooklyn Monday morning, authorities said. First responders rushed to the Cortelyou Road Q train station in Flatbush around 7:40 a.m after a report of a man falling on the tracks, accordi...
2019-07-08 17:32

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing report released by the city Monday. Mayor de Blasio ini...
2019-07-08 17:32

City failed to remove lead-poisoned kids from toxic NYCHA apartments City inspectors uncovered conclusive evidence of lead paint in 34 public-housing apartments where lead-poisoned children were living — but the city failed to force repairs or move the kids out, The Post has learned. Instead, the Health Department all...
2019-07-08 15:48

While city government dragged its heels, my poisoned son got sicker Brooklyn 5-year-old Kyan Dickerson only grew more ill as the city Housing Authority fought to keep from cleaning the lead out of his family’s apartment, according to new documents obtained by The Post. “He probably wouldn’t have been sick” if NYCHA h...
2019-07-08 15:48

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in front of the same bar, according to police. The flag was set on fire around 12:45 a.m. outside of the l...
2019-07-08 15:48

Cops search for FDNY paramedic who went missing from Queens home Cops are searching for an FDNY paramedic who suddenly went missing from his Queens home last week, officials said. Jesan Avila-Hyde, 29, was last seen on Friday afternoon at his home on 137th Street in Flushing, according to police. Avila-Hyde was we...
2019-07-08 09:48

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at ...
2019-07-08 03:48

NYC will host ticker-tape parade for US World Cup champs The World Cup-winning US women’s soccer team will be showered with ticker tape Wednesday in a parade up lower Manhattan’s Canyon of Heroes. “On and off the field, this team represents what’s best about New York City and our nation,” said Mayor ...
2019-07-08 03:48

Man who fell off motorized scooter in Midtown has died A Manhattan man who fell off his motorized scooter in Midtown has died from his injuries, police confirmed Sunday. Jeffery Davidson, 60, was driving his scooter near Park Avenue and East 58th Street at about 8:45 pm Friday when he fell off the bike a...
2019-07-08 03:48

Pedestrian killed by wrong-way driver in Harlem crash A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car going the wrong way down a Manhattan street Sunday afternoon, leaving two others injured, authorities said. A 71-year-old livery driver was traveling in the wrong direction down Frederick Douglass Blvd. near W...
2019-07-08 03:48

Ray Kelly rails against Rikers closure, city’s homeless problem Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly raged against plans to open neighborhood jails, decriminalize fare-beating and a ballooning homelessness crisis during a radio appearance Sunday. Kelly painted a picture of a city slipping backwards during a Fourt...
2019-07-08 03:48

NYPD cops rescue choking woman in Midtown Manhattan Two NYPD cops saved the life of a woman who was choking on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday morning, the NYPD tweeted. A 58-year-old woman who was choking on some food approached police officer Patrick Plunkett outside the Strategic Response Group 1 stati...
2019-07-08 03:48

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reve...
2019-07-08 03:48

Train operator rescues kitten that fell on subway tracks in Manhattan A train operator rescued a kitten that tumbled onto the subway tracks in Manhattan on Sunday, cops said. The yellow kitten slipped away from its owner, a 14-year-old boy, on the platform of the Canal Street station at about 5:30 p.m. and fell on the ...
2019-07-08 03:48

US Attorney to personally prosecute alleged-FBI agent shooter The trial of a reputed Crips gangbanger accused of trying to murder an FBI agent is set to kick off in Brooklyn court Monday — and a US Attorney is taking the extremely rare step of personally prosecuting the case. The agent’s bullet-riddled car, as ...
2019-07-08 03:48

Jeffrey Epstein busted for trafficking underage girls to NY: source Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is facing sex-trafficking charges involving several underage girls he allegedly brought to New York from out of state — and who weren’t part of his previous prosecution, The Post has learned. The new allegations al...
2019-07-08 03:48

Suspect critically injured during police-involved shooting in the Bronx A suspect was in critical condition on Sunday night after being shot by police in the Bronx, authorities. The shooting took place at Summit Avenue and West 166th Street in the Highbridge section of the borough at around 7 p.m., according to police. D...
2019-07-08 03:48

2 wounded in drive-by shooting at Long Island party Two people were injured when a passing driver opened fire outside a Long Island party, Suffolk County police said Sunday. The pair were attending a party at a West Parkview Drive house in Shirley at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when a Nissan sedan drove...
2019-07-07 19:16

2 men shot by gunman on bicycle near Central Park: cops Two men were injured when a gunman on a bicycle opened fire near Central Park, police said Sunday. The men, 42 and 43, were sitting on a park bench on Central Park North near 5th Ave at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when a man rode up on a bicycle, offic...
2019-07-07 17:00

The shocking moment a speeding NYPD car slams into woman on sidewalk NYPD auxiliary cops were caught on camera crashing their speeding police car on a Queens sidewalk and seriously injuring a pedestrian, startling video shows. Footage obtained by the Post shows the auxiliary policemen flying down Cypress Ave toward Ha...
2019-07-07 17:00

NHL players A.J. Greer, Sonny Milano arrested in NYC brawl Two NHL hockey players were arrested early Sunday for a brawl over a Manhattan nightclub bill, police sources told the Post. Sonny Milano, who plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and A.J. Greer, who plays for the Colorado Avalanche, were inside an a...
2019-07-07 17:00

Queens mom gives birth to someone else’s babies after shocking mix-up: lawsuit A Queens couple that tried for years to get pregnant suffered the mother of all mix-ups once they finally succeeded — giving birth to someone else’s babies, thanks to a bungling Los Angeles fertility clinic, a stunning new lawsuit claims....
2019-07-07 06:32

Cop’s son who allegedly assaulted another boy was let off ‘without consequences’ An NYPD lieutenant’s 13-year-old son threatened to kill another boy, then gashed his head with a metal object but was let go and not charged, the victim’s parents allege....
2019-07-07 05:16

Top Carranza executives ditched their residential zones for ‘whiter’ schools Two of Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top executives ditched their residential zones to get their kids into better — and less diverse — schools, The Post has learned....
2019-07-07 05:16

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
2019-07-07 05:16

Drugs, hookers and a 6 mph roller coaster: Inside Coney Island’s lecherous past Before the Wonder Wheel or Cyclone, Coney Island was a “four-mile-long, half-mile-wide coastal citadel of grime, crime, intoxication and fornication.”...
2019-07-07 05:16

How GOP crusader Andrea Catsimatidis is tackling the risky business of NY politics Andrea Catsimatidis is a billionaire heiress, business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native and chairwoman of the Manhattan Republican Party — and that’s just according to her Instagram bio. Like her father, one-time mayoral candidate and Gristedes supe...
2019-07-07 01:00

Cop on patrol seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Long Island An on-duty Long Island motorcycle cop was critically injured Saturday by a hit-and-run driver who was later arrested, authorities said. The unidentified Nassau County Police officer was on routine patrol in North Bellmore when he was struck by a Suba...
2019-07-07 01:00

Two city workers shot by BB gun sniper at NYCHA housing complex in Manhattan Two city workers were shot with a BB gun at a lower Manhattan housing development Saturday morning, police said. A NYCHA and a city sanitation employee were struck about 10 a.m. at NYCHA’s Gompers Houses near Pitt and Rivington streets in the L...
2019-07-07 01:00

Skateboarders angered over plans to remove asphalt at Tompkins Square Park Skateboarders are up in arms over a city plan to put grass on their paved paradise. An online petition with a rare plea to actually “save the asphalt” had topped 15,000 signatures as of Saturday. Signers are begging the city not to turn the northwest...
2019-07-07 01:00

Cop chase of ‘reckless’ Citibike rider ends in collision A Citibike on an allegedly wild run through the East Village ended up partially wedged under an NYPD patrol car in an incident now under review by the department. The collision happened outside Tompkins Square Park on Avenue A about 7 p.m., and quick...
2019-07-07 01:00

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “various claims.”...
2019-07-07 01:00

Queens police officers rescue kitten from car grill Officers from Far Rockaway’s 101st Precinct had their hands full early Saturday with a particularly feisty fella who squirmed his way into a place he didn’t belong....
2019-07-07 01:00

Sapphire stolen two decades ago in Italy now at center of Manhattan lawsuit The sleight of hand was as stunning as the stolen sapphire. No one knows how the 65-carat gem, inlaid in a dazzling art-deco diamond-and-sapphire Cartier bracelet, disappeared 22 years ago from a sparkling showcase in an Italian hotel where 50 people...
2019-07-07 01:00

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
2019-07-07 01:00

Shocking video shows moment man is shot in the stomach in Harlem Shocking surveillance footage released by cops shows the moment a Harlem man was shot in the stomach. The victim, 30, was standing with a group of people outside of 170 West 123rd St. about 4 a.m. Friday when the suspected gunman approached him from ...
2019-07-06 16:48

Man fatally shot multiple times while riding bike in Queens A 37-year-old man was fatally gunned down while riding his bike in Queens, police sources said. The victim was on his way home from the store at about 11:15 p.m. Friday when he was shot multiple times on 229th St. near 144th Ave. in Brookville, polic...
2019-07-06 16:48

Manhattan man clinging to life after fall from electric scooter A Manhattan man was clinging to life Friday after falling off his electric scooter in Midtown, police said. The 60-year-old man was driving the motorized scooter at about 8:45 p.m. near Park Avenue and East 58th Street when he fell of the bike and sl...
2019-07-06 13:48

Dapper ‘Burberry Bandit’ back robbing Manhattan banks: cops Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” is back. It’s only been five months since dapper robber Cornell Neilly was paroled from prison, but cops say he’s already back hitting banks. Neilly, 38, has been linked to seven Manhattan b...
2019-07-06 13:48

NYPD officer accidentally shoots himself in the groin An NYPD cop was grazed by a bullet when his gun accidentally fired in a Brooklyn housing project Friday night, police said. The bullet grazed the on-duty officer’s groin area in the Wyckoff Gardens Houses at about 8 p.m., a police source said. He was...
2019-07-06 13:48

Tiffany Cabán cuts Melinda Katz’s lead to just 16 votes in Queens DA race Lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán cut party favorite Melinda Katz’s lead in the neck-and-neck Democratic primary race for Queens District Attorney to just 16 votes Friday — as their campaigns geared up to battle over 100 tossed provisional ballots ...
2019-07-06 04:48

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Friday said they are seeking to seize over $12 billion in assets from the one...
2019-07-06 04:48

NYPD to revise rule that permits shackling of pregnant suspects The NYPD is revising a department policy that allowed the shackling of pregnant suspects after a related $610,000 lawsuit settlement. “The NYPD anticipates amending its patrol guide to better address safety and medical concerns associated with ...
2019-07-06 04:48

Bronx man found fatally shot in the head in his bedroom A man was found fatally shot in the head Friday in the bedroom of his Bronx apartment, police said. A 911 call led cops to the home on Sedgwick Avenue in University Heights at about 11:05 a.m., where they found the 44-year-old man unconscious and unr...
2019-07-06 04:48

NJ public employee retires after never missing day of work in 62 years His final day of work last Friday was no different from when Willie Sumlar started on Aug. 12, 1957. “I was trying to get stuff done,” Sumlar said. “You know me, I complete the day.” Sumlar, 84, of Orange, NJ, is so thorough t...
2019-07-06 04:48

Oldest living American woman credits belief in God for long life She was born when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein proposed his Theory of Relativity — and Saturday, the oldest person in America, Alelia Murphy of Harlem, turns a remarkable 114. “Oh, Lord!” Murphy exclaimed as she was wheeled in...
2019-07-06 04:48

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14...
2019-07-06 04:48

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasi...
2019-07-06 04:48

Turncoat Dem who caucused with state GOP rejoins colleagues It took more than six years, but rebel state Sen. Simcha Felder is finally part of his own party’s decision-making conference in Albany. The conservative Brooklyn Democrat who had caucused with the GOP since 2013 is officially joining the Senate Demo...
2019-07-06 04:48

Harlem woman Alelia Murphy believed to be oldest living American at 114 A longtime Harlem resident, believed to be the oldest person in America, will celebrate her 114th birthday on Saturday. Alelia Murphy was born in North Carolina on July 6, 1905, when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein first proposed...
2019-07-06 00:16

Five hero cops save baby just before July 4 fireworks Five of New York’s Finest saved a baby in Manhattan who had stopped breathing just before the fireworks kicked off, the NYPD tweeted. The officers had just arrived in Manhattan when they were flagged down by parents whose baby wasn’t brea...
2019-07-06 00:16

1 dead, several injured in separate shootings over 5 hours A man was shot dead in the Bronx, and four people were injured in Brooklyn when a gunman opened fire early Friday — among six shootings in a bloody five-hour span in the Big Apple overnight, police said. The four were injured when someone opened fire...
2019-07-06 00:16

Off-duty corrections officers allegedly fought over a man The two female corrections officers who brawled outside a Queens nightclub were fighting over a man, sources told The Post on Friday — as explicit video emerged showing two separate off-duty officers performing a sex act on the dance floor during the...
2019-07-06 00:16

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
2019-07-06 00:16

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the...
2019-07-06 00:16

The NYPD confiscated a ton of fireworks this Fourth of July It was a blowout Fourth of July for the NYPD. New York’s Finest confiscated huge hauls of illegal fireworks across the city Thursday — with precincts taking to Twitter the following morning to show off their collections. Police made 116 firewor...
2019-07-06 00:16

Cyclist dies two months after he was struck by UPS truck in NYC A bicyclist who was struck by a UPS truck in Manhattan two months ago has succumbed to his injuries, making him one of 15 riders killed on city streets so far this year, police confirmed Friday. New Jersey real estate agent Victor Ang, 74, was riding...
2019-07-06 00:16

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at his head, police said. Cops were responding to a group of people lighting off the pyrotechnics on Nostr...
2019-07-06 00:16

9-year-old Brooklyn girl found dead in her bed A 9-year-old girl was found dead in her bed in Borough Park on Friday morning, according to cops. One of Besa Lufo’s parents called 911 at 10:30 a.m., and officers found the schoolgirl “unconscious and unresponsive” in bed at the ho...
2019-07-06 00:16

Manhattan man drowns in Fire Island restaurant pool A Manhattan man was found dead in a Fire Island swimming pool in an apparent drowning, Suffolk County police said Friday. Officers were called to the Canteen eatery at Fire Island Pines around 7 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. That’s where eme...
2019-07-06 00:16

‘We weren’t raised like that’: Meet the kindhearted cops who paid for shoplifter’s food “We weren’t raised like that,” a kindhearted NYPD lieutenant explained Friday, when asked why he and two fellow bike cops did not arrest a hungry shoplifter at a Whole Foods in Union Square — instead, paying for her lunch. The...
2019-07-06 00:16

Rotting body and maggots found in reeking, junk-crammed bus in Queens Police made a grisly discovery inside a reeking, junk-crammed old school bus in Queens on Friday morning — the body of a man who may have been living on board, officials and neighbors said. The unidentified body was found inside the dilapidated...
2019-07-06 00:16

Driver of truck that plunged off New Jersey overpass says brakes failed The driver of the garbage truck that plunged off a New Jersey overpass near the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday says the brakes on his vehicle failed before the crash — and it’s a “miracle” he survived. “It’s a miracle th...
2019-07-06 00:16

Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks light up the Brooklyn Bridge Hordes of spectators came out Thursday to marvel at the 43rd annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show as it illuminated the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time in years. “I wanted to see the fireworks by the Brooklyn Bridge. That’...
2019-07-05 13:32

Gambino boss Peter Gotti wants compassionate prison release For this Gotti, it’s time to say, “I’m sorry.” Peter Gotti, who picked up the reins of the Gambino crime family from his dying brother John in 2002 just before being jailed and convicted on two of his own racketeering indictme...
2019-07-05 13:32

Crowds amass hours early for Macy’s fireworks display Hundreds of people gathered on the Brooklyn waterfront hours in advance of the Fourth of July fireworks — while only wealthy VIPs were allowed at prime viewing spots on the Manhattan side. Some revelers arrived at Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brookly...
2019-07-05 04:48

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie ...
2019-07-05 04:48

NYPD cops buy food for woman caught shoplifting at Whole Foods A group of NYPD cops surrounded a woman who’d been stopped by security for putting items in a bag at Union Square’s Whole Foods on Thursday — then paid for the goods, prompting the lady to break down in tears. “I saw the woman opene...
2019-07-05 04:48

Another disturbing ‘dead baby’ doll tricks medics in Queens The false alarm marked the second involving a fake baby in the borough since June 18, when cops and medics were fooled into thinking a tiny figure in a Bayside park was a rotting corpse....
2019-07-04 23:32

Unrepentant ‘Fatal Attraction’ killer claims ex-lover is real murderer “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus didn’t express any sympathy for her victim’s husband during the state parole hearing that led to her being sprung from prison after 27 years — instead blaming him for the 1989 mur...
2019-07-04 23:32

The best spot to catch a peek of Macy’s 4th of July fireworks Downtown Brooklyn residents are bursting with excitement for their front-row seat to Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks — now that the display was moved from uptown to just off Brooklyn Bridge Park. “I have a very small apartment but the vie...
2019-07-04 23:32

Your complete guide to celebrating the 4th of July Hot eats Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest is celebrating its 47th year on Coney Island. Here’s a guide to all the action. SCHEDULE: 10:45 a.m. Women’s competition Catch it at home: Tune in to ESPN 3 or stream live from the ESPN ap...
2019-07-04 23:32

Abducted grandson of Camden city official found dead in garage with bag over head The grandson of a high-ranking Camden, NJ, city official was found dead in a garage late Tuesday, two days after he was abducted during a BBQ run. Police ruled that Curtis Jenkins III, 20, died of homicide by asphyxiation and said that he was the vic...
2019-07-04 23:32

Katz takes stunning lead over Cabán in Queens DA primary Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is now leading lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney — a stunning reversal of fortunes after the race went into a paper ballot count with Cabán ahead by more than 1,...
2019-07-04 23:32

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the body parts hanging on a door when they a...
2019-07-04 23:32

Off-duty corrections officer attacked 2 women at nightclub: cops A female off-duty corrections officer was arrested for attacking two women at a Queens nightclub, police said Thursday. Cotrina Theodore, 32, was at Club Amadeus on Albion Avenue near Barnwell Avenue in Elmhurst about 9 p.m. June 22 when she got into...
2019-07-04 23:32

Bronx man charged with killing mother-in-law A Bronx man fatally strangled his mother-in-law with a computer cord in a custody dispute over his kids — then put her body in bed and told the children that Grandma was sleeping, according to police and law-enforcement sources Thursday. Angel ...
2019-07-04 23:32

Miki Sudo wins her sixth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Hot dog, we have a wiener! Reigning Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo won her sixth title Thursday, scarfing down 31 franks in the annual Fourth of July bun fight at Coney Island. Despite beating second-place winner Michelle Lesc...
2019-07-04 23:32

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash: cops A New Jersey man was killed in Brooklyn early Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and fell onto the road, where he was struck by a hit-and-run car, police said. Daniel Costa, 37, was speeding down the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the F...
2019-07-04 23:32

Joey Chestnut wins 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest He’s still the top dog. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won his 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Thursday, downing 71 franks and buns in 10 minutes to take the annual Fourth of July feeding frenzy in Coney Island. But the astounding fea...
2019-07-04 23:32

Baby fighting for life after mom leaves her in running bathtub A Bronx baby is fighting for her life after her mom put her in the bathtub with the water running — and then left the room to do chores, police sources told The Post on Thursday. The 23-year-old mother placed her 8-month-old daughter in the tub short...
2019-07-04 23:32

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesma...
2019-07-04 23:32

Brooklyn woman lies to cops about kid in stolen car so they’ll find it quicker A Brooklyn woman whose idling car was allegedly swiped off the street Thursday lied to cops that her 6-year-old nephew was inside — so they would try to find it faster, police and sources said....
2019-07-04 23:32