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2019-10-14 07:42

NYC fighter Dillon Danis pays for bullied teen’s martial arts lessons A celebrity Big Apple fighter is paying for a bullied teen to get martial arts lessons after seeing a heartbreaking viral video of him being jumped in his Baltimore school. Bellator pro Dillon Danis, who is Conor McGregor’s jiu-jitsu coach, fir...
2019-10-14 02:16

Cheating claim set off bloodbath at Brooklyn dice game: vic’s kin The bloodbath at a Brooklyn after-hours dice game was triggered by a man who claimed one of the players cheated, a victim’s relative told The Post on Sunday. “The detective told us it was a case of someone thought they were cheated and wa...
2019-10-14 02:16

Man arrested for smashing windows, etching pentagrams on FDNY ambulances A 22-year-old man smashed windows and etched pentagrams on six FDNY ambulances in The Bronx, fire officials said Sunday. Karim Murdoch was arrested by fire marshals for allegedly vandalizing the vehicles around 8:30 a.m. Saturday that were parked out...
2019-10-14 02:16

Woman found dead with ‘puncture wounds’ in her Bronx home A woman was found dead Sunday morning in her Bronx home with “puncture wounds,” police said. Cops found the 40-year-old woman around 8 a.m. unresponsive, with apparent trauma to her head and body in her home on E. 187th Street near Bathga...
2019-10-14 02:16

Cuomo backs Cabrini statue in ‘slap in the face’ to de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pledged his “full support” for a statue of Saint Frances Cabrini — in what attendees described as a “slap in the face” to Mayor Bill de Blasio for the controversial snub. Speaking at Saturday night&...
2019-10-14 02:16

NYPD officer charged with assault in domestic incident An NYPD officer was charged in a domestic incident in Bushwick, cops said Sunday. The 26-year-old cop, Steve Guerrero, with less than 18 months on the job, was arrested just after 9 a.m. Sunday and charged with assault, according to the NYPD. Guerrer...
2019-10-14 02:16

SBA warns of bad ole days of NYC crime, slamming mayor, commish The head of the city’s sergeants union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill for playing politics with policing, warning that crime will return to the bad old days. “We continue to do the wrong thing because o...
2019-10-14 02:16

NYPD cop points gun at waitress’s head in Queens karaoke lounge: police sources An NYPD officer allegedly pulled his gun and pointed it at a waitress’s head while out drinking with his sergeant in a Queens karaoke lounge, The Post has learned. The cop, Hyun Kim, 25, was arrested and charged with two counts of menacing in t...
2019-10-14 02:16

Dogs in costume strut in Luna Park’s Halloween dog parade What a paw-ty! Dozens of dogs in costumes celebrated Howl-o-ween a little early Sunday at the annual Luna Park dog parade in Coney Island. Dressed up as everything from cops to prison inmates — with some ghostbusters, aliens, witches and even a...
2019-10-14 02:16

Manhattan dad blames ‘hipster’ beekeepers for son’s stings Swarms of aggressive bees have been attacking kids in a Manhattan park — and parents believe a nearby hive built by “hipster” beekeepers is to blame. Little Tai Corcoran, 3, was stung more than 10 times while playing in Isham Park in Inwo...
2019-10-14 02:16

City homeless shelter had in-house heroin dealer due to security issues Security at the city’s homeless shelters is so shoddy that one Harlem facility had its own in-house heroin dealer, according to records and fed-up workers. Parkview Inn resident Alice Cuesta, 52, was finally busted last month with 60 glassines ...
2019-10-14 02:16

NYPD cop was working US Open during road rage incident: lawsuit A Bronx man says he was terrified when an off-duty NYPD cop working for the US Open threatened to shoot him and called him a “p—y boy” during a wild road-rage incident last month, a new lawsuit shows. Kevin Skervin claims that Offic...
2019-10-14 02:16

Officials hid nearly 120 ‘serious incidents’ at NYC homeless shelters City officials covered up nearly 120 “serious incidents” at homeless shelters by downgrading their severity so they wouldn’t have to be disclosed to state regulators, according to the city Department of Investigation. The DOI conducted a ...
2019-10-14 02:16

10-year-old girl fatally ejected from New Jersey amusement park ride A 10-year-old girl in New Jersey died Saturday night after she was ejected from an amusement park ride at a town festival, police said. The victim, who hasn’t been identified, fell from a “Wisdom Super Sizzler” ride at the Deerfield Towns...
2019-10-14 02:16

2 shot in Brooklyn early Sunday: cops Two men were shot early Sunday morning in Stuyvesant, cops said. The pair — ages 29 and 51 — were fired on while standing outside on Pulaski Street near Stuyvesant Avenue at 2:40 a.m. when a man in their group pulled a gun, according to the NYPD. The...
2019-10-13 16:16

Brooklyn woman fatally struck by car just blocks away from home A 60-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car as she tried to cross a Brooklyn street Saturday afternoon, police said. Olga Feldman was with her 72-year-old husband when they were both hit by a black Cadillac SRX at the intersection of East 4th Str...
2019-10-13 09:16

On-duty NYPD officer injured in Brooklyn hit-and-run An NYPD officer suffered a leg injury after getting run over by a suspect’s car in Brooklyn; the suspect was apprehended a half-hour later after fleeing on foot. The cop, whose identity was not released by a police spokewoman Saturday night, wa...
2019-10-13 09:16

Year to date city homicides are up amid bloody start to October A bloody early October has raised the city’s year-to-date homicide count to 257 — seven more killings than at the same point last year, according to police data. This year’s increase was fed by a bloodbath Saturday at an illegal Brooklyn gambling hal...
2019-10-13 09:16

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mother turned her life into shrine of his memory Her innocent boy, her only son, was brutally murdered in a 2018 Bronx gang-attack stabbing that shocked the city — but the mother of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz has turned her life into a shrine to his memory. Junior’s sweet image covers nearly ev...
2019-10-13 06:48

4 dead, several injured at shooting in Brooklyn ‘gambling’ den: cops Gamblers, hundred-dollar bills and bullets went flying when an after-hours dice game devolved into a chaotic shoot-em-up in Brooklyn early Saturday, leaving four dead and three others shot. At least 15 rounds were fired at the Triple A Aces catering ...
2019-10-13 05:16

Famed UWS deli Barney Greengrass shuttered for mice, roaches The Jewish deli, which bills itself "The Sturgeon King," was shuttered Thursday after Department of Health inspectors discovered six violations, five of them critical....
2019-10-13 05:16

Columbia professor booted for plagiarizing book on North Korea The Ivy League university found that Charles Armstrong had violated the school’s policies on research misconduct by committing plagiarism in his book on North Korea, according to a university statement....
2019-10-13 05:16

Nursing shortage in NYC schools has reached ‘crisis level’ A shortage of nurses in New York City schools has reached “crisis level” as dozens of buildings each day — some with multiple diabetic students — are forced to go without a full-time nurse to administer meds and treat injuries, nurses say...
2019-10-13 05:16

Powerhouse French chef used partner’s cash for holidays, expenses: lawsuit A three-star Michelin chef allegedly burned through millions of his Manhattan restaurant partner’s money paying for jaunts to his own French vacation home and expenses for a Paris eatery, according to a lawsuit....
2019-10-13 05:16

Moth larvae found in cookies from beloved brand Leckerlee: suit The company that makes the wildly popular Leckerlee German gingerbread cookies is suing a Bronx plant that allegedly let moths invade their product, causing a recall from retailers....
2019-10-13 05:16

Muslim MTA subway worker forced to shave beard: lawsuit Bernard Wilkerson, who started at the MTA in 2001 as a conductor before moving to construction work in 2004, was handed shaving cream and a razor and told to go shear his face in the bathroom, he charges in court papers....
2019-10-13 05:16

What is cee-lo, the Chinese dice game that led to four deaths in Brooklyn? Cee-lo is a game of chance which traces its origins to China, where it is known as Sì-Wŭ-Liù, or “four-five-six.” In America, the game rolls out in neighborhood alleys and stoops and usually includes two or more players. While there are many variatio...
2019-10-13 05:16

NYC schools still observe Columbus Day despite teaching kids of explorer’s violence Across the nation, a growing legion of states, cities and school districts have rejected a federal holiday to honor the Italian navigator who “discovered” America in 1492....
2019-10-13 05:16

Hidden Dumbo fire hydrant continues to trick drivers into getting tickets A diminutive fire hydrant in Dumbo was responsible for a whopping 145 parking tickets from June 2018 to August 2019 — a grand total of $16,675, records show....
2019-10-13 05:16

East Village ‘sex party’ house hosts event despite court order He’s not in the mood! Avraham Adler, the ultra-Orthodox Jew turned randy East Villager, has traded in his paddles for palettes. Sleazy shenanigans scheduled for Saturday at the $4 million four-story townhouse Adler rents were scrapped last-minute due...
2019-10-13 05:16

Pimply pumpkins, ugly ‘lunch lady’ gourds now rule Halloween Orange is the new blecch. Warty pumpkins, ugly gourds and carbuncle-covered squash are all the rage as perfectly round, sunset-colored orbs no longer cut it as Halloween decorations. Buyers proudly post their #wartypumpkin pictures on Instagram, disp...
2019-10-13 05:16

De Blasio orders review of mental health programs after latest homeless attack "The Health Department and Thrive, for example, will review their cases to see whether more people should be dealt with under Kendra’s Law," de Blasio said in a press release Friday....
2019-10-12 23:16

Ex-NYPD cop who shot rival over phone charger in the face gets probation A former NYPD sergeant who tampered with evidence after shooting a rival in the face while off-duty copped to a plea deal on Friday that allows him to avoid jail time. Ritchard Blake, 40, pleaded guilty in Brooklyn Supreme Court to two evidence tampe...
2019-10-12 23:16

Gangbangers throw up Trinitarios gang symbol at sentencing in ‘Junior’ killing Two of the five men convicted in the savage Bronx slaughter of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz showed no remorse during their sentencing Friday as they smirked for the camera and threw up Trinitarios gang signs. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, 25, and Jose...
2019-10-12 23:16

Officers killed by 9/11 illnesses honored in Battery Park The names of 47 Finest who died from 9/11-related illnesses were added to the Fallen Heroes Memorial in Battery Park City on Friday. Arthur Halbran, 92, lost his daughter, Officer Diane Halbran, in September 2017 after she fell ill from her heroic 9/...
2019-10-12 23:16

Video played in court shows ex-NYPD cop pummeling handcuffed man Surveillance video played in Manhattan court Friday showed the moment an ex-NYPD cop pummeled a cuffed, mentally ill man at a housing project. In the footage, which has no audio, former Officer Elijah Saladeen can be seen struggling with Jeremy Santi...
2019-10-12 23:16

Homeless man accused of attacking Queens boy was a ‘ticking time bomb’ The homeless man who randomly attacked a 6-year-old Queens boy, leaving the child in critical condition, was a “ticking time bomb” with a violent past, according to police sources and court records — and even his own family says he should...
2019-10-12 23:16

Williamsburg woman fends off would-be rapist in her apartment A young woman woke up in her Williamsburg apartment early Friday to find a stranger on top of her trying to rape her, police said. The 25-year-old Brooklyn woman was asleep in her bed around 4:30 a.m. in her home near the corner of Grand Street and U...
2019-10-12 23:16

Woman files class action suit over lack of tampons in NYPD precinct holding cells A woman busted in Queens has filed a class action suit against the city alleging that the Big Apple’s 77 police precinct houses don’t carry tampons and pads for female prisoners. Jennifer Flores, 24, was on her period when she was collare...
2019-10-12 23:16

Lesandro ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s parents share their heartbreak at thugs’ sentencing Excerpts from the victim-impact statement read by Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz’s mom, Leandra Feliz: “These criminals ripped him [Junior] away from me, leaving all his family and school friends … More than 15 men decided to go out and to kil...
2019-10-12 23:16

Lyft joins Uber in suing New York City over ‘irrational’ empty vehicle cap Lyft is suing New York City — the ride-sharing app demanding a new “unreasonable and irrational” rule against app-based vehicles cruising while empty be tossed out, according to a new report. The company filed the lawsuit against th...
2019-10-12 23:16

4 dead, several injured at shooting in Brooklyn ‘gambling’ den : cops Four men were killed inside an after-hours club in Brooklyn early Saturday when a gambler opened fire, sparking a wild shootout, police and sources said. The chaos unfolded just before 7 a.m. at an after-hours club called Triple A Aces on Utica Avenu...
2019-10-12 23:16

What it’s like to grow up next to the Statue of Liberty Liberty Island — home to the Statue of Liberty — might not be the first place most parents take their newborn right after being discharged from the hospital....
2019-10-12 23:16

Cops nab suspected would-be rapist who attacked sleeping woman in Brooklyn Police have caught the man suspected of trying to rape a Brooklyn woman as she slept in her apartment, cops said Saturday. Akijah Hall, 24, allegedly crept up to the slumbering 25-year-old woman in her Williamsburg apartment near the corner of Grand ...
2019-10-12 23:16

Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC ‘clueless’ in community outreach This is no way to thrive. When a Baptist church just steps away from where four homeless men were savagely murdered wanted to hold a forum on mental health issues, it asked City Hall for help. First lady Chirlane McCray’s signature ThriveNYC program ...
2019-10-12 23:16

Brooklyn pols demand Chirlane McCray build a statue for snubbed Mother Cabrini Brooklyn pols have joined Mother Cabrini’s army of disciples, spreading the word of her good works to Chirlane McCray in a bid to get a statue in the saint’s honor....
2019-10-12 23:16

Five of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s attackers get potential life sentences for Bronx murder The five Trinitarios gang members convicted in the vicious Bronx slaying of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz were sentenced Friday — with the monster who delivered the fatal stab to the innocent teen’s neck ordered to spend the rest of his ...
2019-10-11 21:32

De Blasio orders review of mental-health programs after latest homeless attack "The Health Department and Thrive, for example, will review their cases to see whether more people should be dealt with under Kendra’s Law," de Blasio said in a press release Friday....
2019-10-11 21:32

Niagara County judge under fire for not recusing himself from cases with bank linked to brother An upstate judge was formally reprimanded for presiding over 2,500 cases involving a bank where his brother was a member of the board, the Commission on Judicial Conduct announced Friday. Niagara County Judge Thomas DiMillo — a judge in the Loc...
2019-10-11 21:32

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge A sitting Brooklyn Supreme Court justice has been arrested for attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into a multi-million dollar fraud scheme at the Municipal Credit Union — where she once served as chair of the board of directors, aut...
2019-10-11 21:32

Art, jewelry of Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy’s sister, heading to auction The personal collection of Lee Radziwill — once a “style icon” and “muse” for Andy Warhol and Truman Capote — is up for grabs at Rockefeller Center, where it can be viewed starting Friday, according to Christie's auction house....
2019-10-11 21:32

Councilman Ritchie Torres out-raises challengers in 2020 race for Bronx seat Councilman Ritchie Torres raised a hefty $350,000 since July in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary race for the Bronx congressional seat held by retiring Rep. Jose Serrano — nearly as much as the next two leading candidates combined. Bronx Assemblym...
2019-10-11 21:32

Homeless man charged with assault for body-slamming boy in Queens The vagrant — identified Friday as Laurance Gendreau, 35 — randomly attacked the boy who was sitting on the steps of his grandparents' home in Kew Gardens around 5:30 p.m., police said....
2019-10-11 20:32

Five of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s attackers face potential life sentences for Bronx murder The five gangbangers convicted in the vicious Bronx slaying of teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz were sentenced Friday to up to life behind bars. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, 25, was the first to be handed the hefty sentence of life in prison without...
2019-10-11 20:32

FDNY firefighter busted for allegedly taking pictures up woman’s dress An FDNY firefighter was arrested Thursday for taking pictures up a woman’s dress with a cellphone, cops said. Gary Pandolfino was called out by a good Samaritan around 9 p.m. after snapping pics of the woman who was riding up the escalator in front o...
2019-10-11 20:32

Chazz Palminteri apologizes to de Blasio for calling wife Chirlane McCray racist Actor Chazz Palminteri apologized to Bill de Blasio during a heated, live radio exchange for calling the mayor’s wife a racist for nixing Italian American icon Mother Frances Cabrini in the “She Built NYC” competition to build statues of histor...
2019-10-11 20:32

Man accused of killing four homeless men in Chinatown indicted The vagrant accused of fatally bludgeoning four homeless men and seriously injuring a fifth has been indicted in connection with the Chinatown rampage, prosecutors announced Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. Randy Santos, 24, didn’t appear for the ...
2019-10-11 20:32

Gunshots reported inside Jay Street-MetroTech station in Brooklyn Police are responding to reports of shots fired inside the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station in downtown Brooklyn, authorities said. Reports of the gunshots were made around 12:30 p.m. inside of the busy transit hub near the corner of Willoughby an...
2019-10-11 20:32

3-year-old boy hit by truck after getting off bus on Staten Island A 3-year-old boy who had just gotten off the bus with his mom at a busy Staten Island intersection was hit by a pickup truck Friday, police said. The child broke free from his parent near the corner of Barrett and Forest avenues around 10:19 a.m., ra...
2019-10-11 20:32

Speed limit reduced on deadly stretch of West Side Highway Speed limits along Manhattan’s West Side Highway south of 59th Street will drop from 35 to 30 mph this weekend, city and state officials announced. The change comes in response to a spate of traffic fatalities along the highway’s eight la...
2019-10-11 15:16

Two thugs assault on-duty NYPD captain during robbery attempt A plainclothes NYPD captain was beaten up in a near-robbery Thursday while on the job in Manhattan, cops said. The captain was investigating a case near Tenth Avenue and West 41st Street around 6:30 p.m. when an unidentified man approached him on the...
2019-10-11 15:16

Council backs plan to ban prisons on ‘hellhole’ Rikers Island after 2026 The Council’s land use committee voted 11-2 with two abstentions in favor of a measure aimed at designating Rikers a “public place” so anyone can easily access it and ensuring the island won’t be used to incarcerate individuals....
2019-10-11 12:48

Prostitute linked to Cipriani Dolci chef’s death charged in another’s man’s OD Angelina Barini, a Queens prostitute linked to the overdose deaths of four men -- including Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni -- has been criminally charged with killing two of the victims with fatal doses of fentanyl....
2019-10-11 12:48

Death at American Dream mega-mall in New Jersey being probed by officials  Officials are investigating a worker’s death at New Jersey’s long-stalled American Dream mega-mall next to MetLife Stadium, it was revealed Thursday. The worker, who was employed by security firm Sentinel Services, died between 2:30 and 3...
2019-10-11 12:48

Creep follows same teen girl through subway twice Police are hunting for a creep who followed a 14-year-old girl out of a Manhattan subway station -- and then stalked her again the very next day, they said Thursday....
2019-10-11 12:48

Bryant Park pigeon ‘vampire’ arrested for burglary He’s back — and thirstier than ever. A homeless man arrested for biting the heads off pigeons and drinking their blood in Bryant Park has been nabbed again — this time for breaking into the park’s cafe and stealing bottles of liquor, cour...
2019-10-11 12:48

Reputed Trinitarios gangbangers charged with gang assault in Manhattan Fifteen members of the bloody Trinitarios street gang were charged Thursday with attempted murder, conspiracy and gang assault for a trio of violent Manhattan attacks. An indictment unsealed in Manhattan Supreme Court implicates the gang — which is r...
2019-10-11 12:48

NYC correction officers ordered to stop calling inmates ‘perps’ It’s the softer side of doing hard time. As the City Council weighs new legislation to guarantee more “humane” living accommodations for inmates — including calling them by their preferred pronouns — the Department of Correction has quietly rev...
2019-10-11 12:48

Chelsea Clinton could run for Nita Lowey’s seat in Congress The retirement of longtime New York Rep. Nita Lowey could open the door for a political newcomer with big political name — Chelsea Clinton. “Is Chelsea Clinton going to make her move?” one New York Democrat asked shortly after learning of Lowey’s ret...
2019-10-11 12:48

Family seeks $10M for baby-slash horror in Queens ‘birth-tourist’ center A year after three newborns were brutally slashed by a berserk nanny at a Queens care center, two of the babies are with family back in China — and the third, who suffered two deep cuts to her face, is now lead plaintiff in a $10 million lawsui...
2019-10-11 12:48

Manhole explosion near Times Square injures two A manhole explosion injured two people near Times Square on Thursday, authorities said. FDNY got the call for the explosion on West 47th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, just before 3:40 p.m., and firefighters were still on scene as of 5:15...
2019-10-11 12:48

Karate teacher who preyed on young girls to get 10 years in prison A Manhattan karate instructor pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing four young girls and possessing a trove of child porn documenting the sick acts. Hector Bencosme copped to five counts of use of a child in a sexual performance and four counts...
2019-10-11 12:48

Homeless man picks up 6-year-old, throws him onto concrete in random Queens attack A homeless man with a history of mental illness randomly attacked a 6-year-old boy in front of his grandparent’s house in Queens on Thursday afternoon, seriously injuring the boy, police and sources said. The child was sitting on the steps of his gra...
2019-10-11 12:48

Disabled people in NYC paid 20% less than those without Disabled people living and working in New York City make 20 percent less than those without disabilities, according to a new report released Thursday. 155,000 employed individuals living with disabilities were found to make an average annual salary o...
2019-10-11 12:48

Man gunned down after argument inside Brooklyn bodega A Brooklyn man was gunned down inside of a bodega during a fight on Thursday evening, police said. Dwayne Smith, 41, got into an argument with the shooter inside the KHF Supermarket on Flatbush Avenue near Parkside Avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens...
2019-10-11 12:48

NYC correction officer busted for threatening to shoot co-worker A city correction officer was busted for pulling out a gun and threatening to shoot his co-worker during a squabble over his wife in a Bronx apartment building, police said Thursday. Victor Tejada-Reyes, 28, caught another Department of Correction of...
2019-10-10 21:32

Fire at Harlem NYCHA complex leaves man dead: cops A man was killed when a blaze broke out at a public housing complex in Manhattan, police said Thursday. Emergency crews rushed to a fire in the bedroom of a fourth-floor apartment of the Park East Houses on East 122nd Street in Harlem at about 2:30 p...
2019-10-10 21:32

Reward increased to $52K in Dulce Maria Alavez missing girl case Nearly a month after 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from a New Jersey park, the reward for any information leading to her return has jumped to $52,000, authorities announced. Unions representing New Jersey State Police troopers and officer...
2019-10-10 21:32

Ex-NYPD cops get 5 years’ probation for having sex with teen in custody The two ex-NYPD officers who had sex with a teen in their custody were sentenced Thursday to five years’ probation — with one of the men blasting the victim in court as a “disgrace to the #MeToo movement.” Eddie Martins and Ri...
2019-10-10 21:32

Man found in Brooklyn fire was actually stabbed to death: cops A Brooklyn man who was found badly burned in his basement this week actually died from several stab wounds, police revealed Thursday. Emergency responders found 64-year-old Hugh Kirkland in the basement of a house on 96th Street near Lenox Road in Ea...
2019-10-10 21:32

Dozens arrested as climate change activists snarl traffic in Midtown Climate change activists blocked streets and snarled traffic in the heart of Times Square on Thursday, resulting in the arrest of more than 60 people, police sources said. Dozens of demonstrators with the group Extinction Rebellion massed in the morn...
2019-10-10 21:32

Fernando Cabrera will challenge AOC in Democratic primary with pro-capitalist message Bronx Democratic Councilman Fernando Cabrera threw his hat in the ring Thursday to challenge democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary, vowing to run as the pro-Amazon, pro-capitalist candidate. “AOC has broug...
2019-10-10 21:32

City Council backs plan to close ‘hellhole’ Rikers Island by 2026 The Council’s land use committee voted 11-2 with two abstentions in favor of a measure aimed at designating Rikers a “public place” so anyone can easily access it and ensuring the island won’t be used to incarcerate individuals....
2019-10-10 21:32

Woman set herself on fire in suicide attempt in hotel parking lot A woman set herself on fire in a suicide attempt at a hotel parking lot in southern New Jersey Thursday morning, cops said. Emergency responders rushed to the Howard Johnson at 832 N. Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township around 8:30 a.m. after a f...
2019-10-10 21:32

14th Street is only the beginning for NYC car bans, top transit official says The de Blasio administration’s bus-boosting experiment on 14th Street could be a model for other streets, the city’s top transportation official said Thursday morning. Speaking at a conference in Manhattan, Transportation Commissioner Pol...
2019-10-10 21:32

Prostitute linked to Cipriani Dolci chef’s death charged with killing 2 others Angelina Barini, a Queens prostitute linked to the overdose deaths of four men -- including Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni -- has been criminally charged with killing two of the victims with fatal doses of fentanyl....
2019-10-10 21:32

Judge rules NRA doesn’t have to pay Oliver North’s legal bills The National Rifle Association won a round in its ongoing dispute with former president Oliver North when a judge ruled Thursday the gun group doesn’t have to foot the bill for his legal fees. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Joel Cohen said aft...
2019-10-10 21:32

Officials probing worker’s death at long-stalled New Jersey mega-mall Officials are investigating a death at New Jersey’s long-stalled American Dream mega-mall next to MetLife Stadium, it was revealed Thursday. The worker, who was employed by security firm Sentinel Services, died between 2:30 and 3 p.m. Wednesday...
2019-10-10 21:32

Arsonist tosses Molotov cocktail at historic Masonic Hall in Manhattan A firebug tossed a Molotov cocktail at the Masonic Hall in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, police said Thursday. The suspect, wearing a gray sweatshirt and green track pants, approached the historic building on 24th Street near Sixth Avenue at a...
2019-10-10 08:00

Queens taekwondo instructor charged with raping his 12-year-old student A Queens taekwondo instructor was arrested for sexually assaulting and raping one of his 12-year-old students, officials announced Wednesday. Hector Quinchi, 36, allegedly “engaged in sexual conduct” with the young girl during lessons at ...
2019-10-10 06:00

Motorcyclist dies after slamming his head into pole in Brooklyn A 38-year-old man died after flying off his motorcycle and slamming his head on a pole in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning, according to police. Rider Benjamin Council was driving eastbound on his 2004 Suzuki at Highland Boulevard and Vermont Place in E...
2019-10-10 04:32

Manhattan DA twice let Chinatown ‘killer’ Randy Santos slide The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office dropped the ball and let two cases against suspected Chinatown killer Randy Santos languish until a judge was forced to dismiss them, The Post has learned. On April 25, 2018, Santos was in court on an assault ...
2019-10-10 04:32

Cuomo makes creepy ‘foreplay’ comparison during speech "There's a concept in life called foreplay," said Cuomo, relating the story of how Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon made a hard push for state funding to revitalize the area, instead of slowly wooing him....
2019-10-10 04:32

Alleged Chinatown killer Randy Santos told vagrants ‘You’re going to die’ The man charged with brutally beating four sleeping vagrants to death in Chinatown was an "angry" person who routinely threatened to kill, pointing at other homeless men and saying, "you're going to die."...
2019-10-10 04:32

NJ cops bust man for drunk driving — on e-scooter An “unsteady and staggering” man was busted for drunkenly riding an electric scooter around Hoboken — the second scooter-related DWI in the city since a sharing service was rolled out in the spring, cops said. Nicholas Cutrone, 26, was ar...
2019-10-10 04:32

De Blasio administration sues e-cigarette vendors for marketing to kids New York City is suing more than 20 online e-cigarette vendors, alleging they sold and aggressively marketed their products to minors in the Big Apple. The suit filed by the de Blasio administration in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday alleges the 22 ...
2019-10-10 04:32

Fire set on steps of Brooklyn Jewish center during Yom Kippur: cops Someone set fire to a backpack and left it on the steps of a Brooklyn Jewish center early Wednesday — on the Yom Kippur high holy day, police said. Officers from the 78th Precinct responded and saw the backpack burning on the front steps of the Park ...
2019-10-10 04:32

City Hall pushing rule that requires new Union Square hotels to hire unionized staffs Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for a plan that would restrict hotel development in the Union Square area to only projects that hire unionized staffs — a move that critics say will benefit a politically powerful labor group at the expense of the loca...
2019-10-10 04:32

Queens pill-mill doc gives sobbing court confession The doctor behind one of the biggest pill mills in New York state history bawled Wednesday as he admitted to illegally peddling millions of oxycodone pills out of his Queens pain management clinic. Dante Cubangbang bawled openly as he told Manhattan ...
2019-10-10 04:32

Paul Manafort case doesn’t violate double jeopardy: state prosecutors The Manhattan DA's mortgage-fraud case against President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, doesn’t violate double-jeopardy laws and shouldn't be tossed....
2019-10-10 04:32

McCray’s ThriveNYC accused of ‘dodging’ questions on Chinatown attack A Queens lawmaker accused the head of first lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “ThriveNYC” mental health initiative of refusing to explain why the city ignored so many warning signs surrounding the vagrant who bludgeoned four homeless men to death in C...
2019-10-10 04:32

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur The Westchester County police discovered two flyers containing anti-Semitic messages and graphics outside of the Holocaust Garden of Remembrance on Martine Avenue on Tuesday....
2019-10-10 04:32

Airbnb snafu forced lawyer to sleep on Manhattan park bench: lawsuit New Jersey lawyer Joseph Rakofsky had Airbnb find him a last-minute accommodation through the app, but they wouldn’t cover the difference in cost, the suit claims....
2019-10-10 04:32

Fatally shot teen’s body dumped in Queens intersection A teenager’s dead body was dumped in a Queens intersection Wednesday afternoon, cops said. The NYPD was called to 268th Street and 83rd Avenue in Glen Oaks around 1 p.m. following reports that a man’s body had been dumped there. When they...
2019-10-10 04:32

Mother Cabrini float added to Columbus Day Parade in jab at de Blasio The Diocese of Brooklyn is adding a float featuring Mother Cabrini to the Columbus Day Parade — a jab at Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray for snubbing the Italian American icon and saint in a recent statue competition. “...
2019-10-10 04:32

New York’s ballooning Medicaid cost stems from poor budgeting: watchdog Reports from two separate fiscal watchdog groups, the Empire Center of New York and the Citizens Budget Commission, detail the state’s declining efforts to curb spending that has left the health care program at a deficit....
2019-10-10 04:32

Afghanistan probe: ‘at least 60 civilians’ killed after US military airstrikes on alleged drug labs “Multiple” airstrikes by the US military on alleged methamphetamine drug labs in a remote area of western Afghanistan earlier this year, killed or injured dozens of civilians who should not have been treated as military targets, the UN said on Wednes...
2019-10-09 17:32

Epstein victim accuses his employees of facilitating rape The Queens woman who claims she was raped by Jeffrey Epstein as a teen is now suing three of his female employees for allegedly conspiring in the sick abuse. An amended complaint filed Tuesday by Jennifer Araoz identifies maid Roslyn Fontanilla, secr...
2019-10-09 17:00

Suspected Trinitarios gang leader arrested in the Bronx Cops busted a suspected gang leader during a Wednesday morning raid in the Bronx, a report said. The alleged leader of Los Sures, a faction of the Trinitarios gang, was taken from the Soundview home and into custody around 6 a.m., according to PIX 11...
2019-10-09 17:00

Church bingo players charged with cheating It was a bingo bunco. Two New Jersey women are in trouble for trying to game the system during a round of church bingo. Teresa Davis, 71, and Keasha Brockington, 38, tried to claim the nearly $200 prize Thursday at Saint Maria Goretti Church Hall, cl...
2019-10-09 17:00

Man tried to lure boy into car in the Bronx: cops A man attempted to lure a 10-year-old boy in his car on his way to school in the Bronx, according to police. The suspect approached the young boy in his car in front of 190 West Tremont Avenue in Morris Heights around 8:40 a.m. on Tuesday, police sai...
2019-10-09 17:00

Fake Fed Ex worker busted for Brooklyn home invasion One of the two home invaders who posed as a Fed Ex worker and bound a Brooklyn family before robbing them of more than $50,000 in cash and $80,000 worth of jewelry was busted by cops Tuesday, authorities said. The suspect, 53-year-old Santiago Mateo ...
2019-10-09 11:00

Woman raped in Midtown after asking man for directions: cops A Yonkers woman was raped by a stranger on a Midtown street after getting lost on the subway and asking a man for directions, cops said. The 31-year-old woman was heading to her friend’s house Sunday morning at about 1 a.m. when she got lost an...
2019-10-09 11:00

Staten Island mom convicted in opioid death of 14-month-old daughter A Staten Island mother was convicted of causing the death of her 14-month-old daughter, who overdosed from opioids in 2017. Leila Wade, 39, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Staten Island Supreme Court for the death of 14-month-old daughter Bianca Ab...
2019-10-09 11:00

Homeless man pours one out in honor of murdered vagrants in Chinatown A homeless man offered libations and a toast on Tuesday to the four vagrants who were killed while sleeping in Chinatown — while other itinerants abandoned the area in fear. The scene unfolded in the Kimlau Square park, where mourners arranged candle...
2019-10-09 05:00

Empire State Building to open new observatory on 102nd floor The Empire State Building is opening its new 102nd floor observatory, complete with floor-to-ceiling glass walls, on Saturday. If you haven’t been there since you were a kid or you took your out-of-town relatives a decade ago, it’s time for another l...
2019-10-09 05:00

Accused Chinatown killer is now suspect in another attack on homeless man The man charged in the massacre of four sleeping vagrants in Chinatown is now suspected in another attack on a homeless man about a week earlier, the NYPD revealed Tuesday. Surveillance video shows Randy Santos, 24, about seven blocks from where a vi...
2019-10-09 05:00

Charter CEO: Have schools refocus on achievement This is part of what the CEO of the city charter school network Public Prep, Ian Rowe, told a panel of educators, including Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, on Tuesday in response to their discussion on the importance of racial, gender and other ...
2019-10-09 05:00

Daughter of homeless man killed in Chinatown attacks wants justice The daughter of one of the homeless men brutally murdered in last weekend’s Chinatown rampage recalled the heartbreaking moments she learned her father was killed. Maria Guadalupe Vazquez Cruz, 32, said during a vigil in Kimlau Square on Tuesday nigh...
2019-10-09 05:00

Accused Chinatown killer assaulted homeless man week before murders: cops Randy Santos has copped to beating the four homeless men to death and severely injuring another. He faces multiple murder charges in connection to the early Saturday morning attacks....
2019-10-09 02:32

City announces crackdown on fake tour operators a day after Alec Baldwin got scammed The city announced on Tuesday yet another crackdown on Battery Park ticket scammers — a day after Alec Baldwin publicly complained that he and his family were hustled into buying a bogus tour of the Statue of Liberty. The city Department of Transport...
2019-10-09 02:32

UES woman sues to unmask online accuser An Upper East Side woman who believes a spurned suitor started an anonymous online smear campaign against her is suing the company that hosted the vile websites to unmask the person behind them, according to a new lawsuit. Keila Landim De Souza, a So...
2019-10-09 02:32

HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll’s alleged drug dealers plead not guilty in overdose death Four men accused of hawking the deadly drugs behind the overdose death of HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll pleaded not guilty Tuesday during an appearance in Manhattan federal court. Christian Baez, Gregoris Martinez, Kevin Grullon and Joiffrey Urena...
2019-10-09 02:32

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding A biometric self-boarding gate has officially been launched at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1, officials said Tuesday. Lufthansa has deployed the paperless, high-tech boarding process – which uses facial recognition technology to ...
2019-10-09 02:32

Creeps trying to lure Brooklyn kids into van: cops A group of deviants is trying to lure young kids into their SUV in Brooklyn, according to authorities and a report. The incident happened Saturday at around 8:30 p.m. in Borough Park, police said. Two boys ages 10 and 11 were standing on the sidewalk...
2019-10-09 02:32

Charter-school CEO takes on Carranza, panel at ‘Sesame Street’ forum Richard Carranza got schooled pushing his race-based agenda at a “Sesame Street”-sponsored event Tuesday. The city schools chief was part of a forum assembled by The Sesame Workshop, a non-profit affiliated with the famed children’s TV show, wh...
2019-10-09 02:32

One killed in Brooklyn house fire A raging fire in a Brooklyn home killed one person and injured another, according to the FDNY. The blaze began just before 2 p.m., in the basement of a two-story home on 96th Street between Lenox Road and Willmohr Street in East Flatbush, an FDNY spo...
2019-10-09 02:32

De Blasio pans New York Post over paper’s tough coverage of ThriveNYC Mayor de Blasio attacked the messenger Tuesday, whining about The Post’s hard-hitting coverage of First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled $1 billion mental health plan ThriveNYC. “I would say that I don’t turn to the New York Post for fact...
2019-10-09 02:32

NYPD beefs up security for Yom Kippur after Post report The NYPD will station 130 cops at city synagogues and 25 additional police cars in predominately Jewish neighborhoods for Yom Kippur, police said Tuesday. “There’s been some overtime put out, we’re figuring a good 20-25 additional cars working ...
2019-10-09 02:32

Homeless man offers libations to vagrants killed in Chinatown A homeless man offered libations and a toast on Tuesday to the four vagrants who were killed while sleeping in Chinatown – using booze he bought with money left at a makeshift memorial to the victims. The poignant scene, witnessed exclusively b...
2019-10-09 02:32

Battery Park ticket seller arrested for assaulting reporters An ABC reporter and her cameraman became the latest victims of the Battery Park ticket sellers — after one of the men assaulted the duo who were questioning him for a story, law enforcement sources said. The 3 p.m. attack at the Battery Park City Fer...
2019-10-09 02:32

College scam couple’s blunt-smoking son: ‘Incarceration rates are too high’ It’s tough to tell which is higher. The blunt-smoking son of a Manhattan couple sentenced to jail Tuesday in the college admissions scandal told The Post his parents don’t deserve to be locked up — because “incarceration rates are t...
2019-10-09 02:32

How MTA trolled a Minnesota transit agency over Yankees sweeping Twins The MTA chose the most New York way possible to gloat about the Yankees’ sweep of the Twins: The Post’s front and back pages. Minnesota’s Metro Transit, which serves the St. Paul and Minneapolis region, made a bet with the MTA over ...
2019-10-09 02:32

New Jersey man accused of scouting NYC bridges for terror attacks Daniel Czerepak, 29, appeared in court Monday in Bergen County where prosecutors said the Wallington man was busted on Sept. 19 doing "reconnaissance” at the GWB, according to NorthJersey.com....
2019-10-09 02:32

Bail denied for bald reputed mobster known as ‘The Wig’ A chrome-domed reputed mobster known as “The Wig” isn’t getting within a hair’s breadth of freedom while awaiting racketeering charges, a Brooklyn judge said Tuesday. Bald alleged Colombo crime-family associate Daniel Capaldo,...
2019-10-09 02:32

Attorney for pizza guy detained by ICE sues Legal Aid Society A former Legal Aid Society lawyer who helped secure the freedom of a pizza-delivering Ecuadorian immigrant detained by ICE is suing her ex-employers — claiming she was fired after requesting an investigation into an unethical boss. Sarah Gillman, who...
2019-10-09 02:32

NYC worker ignores homeless man during outreach after vagrant killings Troubling video shows a city employee dispatched to Chinatown in the wake of deadly attacks on four sleeping vagrants handing out mental health pamphlets to random people on Tuesday — and completely ignoring a homeless man napping on a nearby bench. ...
2019-10-09 02:32

Robbery suspect who escaped NYPD custody still at large A robbery suspect who slipped out of NYPD custody in Brooklyn while handcuffed is still at large, police said Tuesday. The suspect, 20-year-old Tyquan Ellison, broke free from officers who were walking him into Brooklyn Central Booking in Downtown Br...
2019-10-09 02:32

Trump spends nearly $1M to target New Yorkers with digital ads WASHINGTON — President Trump’s reelection campaign is pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into digital ads targeting New Yorkers, despite his home state being solidly Democratic, in a bid to boost its donor list, The Post has learned. Team...
2019-10-08 12:48

Cuomo closes FDNY privacy loophole after Post exposé ALBANY — First responders will be barred from selling patient information for marketing purposes under legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, ending a practice first exposed by The Post in 2014. “Nothing is more personal than your h...
2019-10-08 12:48

Lucchese mob boss ordered 2013 hit over unpaid $100K loan: prosecutors Former acting Lucchese mob boss Matthew Madonna ordered a 2013 Bronx hit on a onetime ally after the man refused to repay a $100,000 loan, a prosecutor said Monday. The statement came during opening arguments in the White Plains trial of Steven Crea ...
2019-10-08 12:48

Son of reputed Colombo mobster gets out on $1M bail The son of reputed Colombo capo Joseph Amato Sr. was granted release on $1 million bail — four days after federal prosecutors objected to his release because he keeps dropping his dad’s name around town. But Brooklyn federal court Judge Leo Gla...
2019-10-08 12:48

Cops revive robbery suspect using CPR — then arrest him A thief collapsed from cardiac arrest after robbing a Manhattan pharmacy — only to be saved by one of the very cops sent to collar him, police said Monday. Authorities were responding to a robbery at a CVS on Second Avenue and 64th Street aroun...
2019-10-08 12:48

Opponents blast city plan to kick women out of Manhattan shelter City Hall’s controversial decision to convert an Upper West Side shelter from housing women to men will force the current residents into outer-borough shelters, hours from their jobs and local connections, opponents said Monday. “It’s hor...
2019-10-08 12:48

Driver in red Camaro hits pedestrian after running light, getting in crash A woman crossing the street in Brooklyn was hit Monday afternoon after a Camaro ran a red light, cops said. The crash happened around 2:30 p.m., when the 18-year-old woman ran the light at 54th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, cops said. The ...
2019-10-08 12:48

De Blasio’s ferry subsidy is 2nd most expensive in the US: report Mayor Bill de Blasio’s hefty subsidy to run the city’s beleaguered ferry service is the second highest in the nation, according to a report released Monday. Among ferry systems with over one million annual trips, NYC Ferry lagged behind o...
2019-10-08 12:48

The two big breaks that left Chinatown ‘killer’ Randy Santos free to roam the streets The vagrant charged in Saturday’s Chinatown homeless massacre was roaming the streets because a nonprofit group posted his bail while he was jailed for allegedly groping a young woman, The Post has learned. The get-out-of-jail-free card was one of tw...
2019-10-08 12:48

Letter to The Post behind Trump’s mysterious ‘Richard Ketay’ tweets Last Friday, President Trump fired off two tweets containing a mysterious quote that passionately denounced the Democrats’ impeachment plans. The opinion wasn’t from a powerful politician or a well-known pundit — it was from someone who Trump identif...
2019-10-08 12:48

De Blasio’s mental-health revamp should start with ThriveNYC: critics Mayor de Blasio on Monday pledged more homeless outreach after a vagrant killed four other street people, but critics say the system needs an overhaul — starting with the first lady’s “failure” of a mental-health initiative. “The city is spending hun...
2019-10-08 12:48

Man stabs brother to death, hangs himself inside Upper West Side apartment: cops A man knifed his brother to death and then hung himself inside their Upper West Side apartment, police sources said Tuesday. The unidentified 60-year-old suspect killed his 65-year-old brother inside their shared apartment in the Douglas Houses on We...
2019-10-08 12:48

Most New Yorkers support ban on sale of flavored e-cigarettes, poll shows ALBANY — State health officials seeking to curb the rising vaping epidemic by banning the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes got a big thumbs up from New Yorkers, according to a new poll released Monday. Sixty-one percent of New Yorkers in a Siena Col...
2019-10-07 22:32

Judge tosses Trump’s lawsuit trying to block release of his tax returns A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday threw out President Trump’s lawsuit attempting to block the Manhattan DA’s Office from getting its hands on years of his financial records — meaning he could be forced to turn over his long-sought tax retu...
2019-10-07 22:32

City will increase homeless outreach efforts after Chinatown rampage, de Blasio says Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that the city is beefing up homeless outreach efforts in Chinatown in the wake of a deranged maniac’s homicidal spree that left four vagrants slain. “What happened over the weekend shakes the conscience of who w...
2019-10-07 22:32

Dozens arrested after they ‘gored’ Charging Bull statue during climate protest More than two dozen protesters were hauled away in cuffs Monday morning after dousing Lower Manhattan’s Charging Bull statue in fake gore during a climate change demonstration, according to cops and photos from the scene. Members of the Extinct...
2019-10-07 22:32

Homeless man who was beaten to death remembered as ‘gentle’ One of the four homeless men who were bludgeoned to death over the weekend by a homicidal maniac was remembered Monday as a “hardworking” and “gentle man.” “We are here to tell you about an innocent man, a gentle man, a polite man,” Shirley Ng, 52, s...
2019-10-07 22:32

Teacher allegedly touched two sleeping students at New Jersey boarding school A 23-year-old teacher at a New Jersey prep school sneaked into two teen boys’ dorm rooms and touched them as they slept, authorities say. Dominic Brown, who taught history at the high-end Lawrenceville School, was busted Monday and charged with...
2019-10-07 22:32

Ex-Harlem teacher gets up to 4 years for sending sex videos to students A former Harlem charter school teacher was sentenced Monday to 1-1/3 to four years in prison for sending sexually explicit videos to a student. Jeffery Bryant, 26, copped to disseminating indecent material to a minor in August as part of a plea deal ...
2019-10-07 22:32

Man escapes Brooklyn booking facility in handcuffs The crook, who was busted for robbery, was being walked into Central Booking when he took off on Atlantic Avenue and Court Street around 11:30 a.m., the NYPD confirmed....
2019-10-07 22:32

Rep. Carolyn Maloney hospitalized after nearly fainting at vigil for homeless men Manhattan Rep. Carolyn Maloney was hospitalized Monday after she nearly fainted at a vigil for the four homeless men who were slain in Chinatown. The 73-year-old longtime Democratic congresswoman was talking to reporters at Chinatown’s Kimlau Square ...
2019-10-07 22:32

Bronx DA names 75 NYPD members on ‘naughty list’ for shoddy police work The Bronx District Attorney’s Office became the first in the city on Monday to publicly release a “naughty list” of NYPD members whose credibility could lead to criminal cases being tossed. The heavily redacted records, obtained by ...
2019-10-07 22:32

Inside the MTA’s ‘disturbing’ boiler rooms Think the subways are dirty? Imagine the MTA facilities you can’t see. Inspections of five transit boiler rooms revealed “disturbing and extreme structural and safety concerns,” MTA Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny said Monday — including crum...
2019-10-07 22:32

Man tries to sneak sword past security at Newark Airport Zorro would have been appalled. A man who apparently is not the sharpest tool in the shed took a stab at trying to board a flight to São Paulo, Brazil, at Newark Airport carrying a sword on Friday. The TSA — which posted a photo of the long-han...
2019-10-07 22:32

Cuomo loses latest battle against government watchdogs in federal court It took a federal judge to reign in Gov. Cuomo’s fiercest strikes against his good government critics, ending a three-year court battle over a state law that would have required the watchdog groups to disclose their donors. Manhattan federal court Ju...
2019-10-07 22:32

Chazz Palminteri calls Chirlane McCray ‘racist’ over Mother Cabrini statue snub Actor Chazz Palminteri called first lady Chirlane McCray a “racist” for snubbing Italian American icon Mother Frances Cabrini in the “She Built NYC” competition to erect statues of great women. “Absolutely, she is being ...
2019-10-07 06:48

Homeless man awaiting arraignment in deadly Chinatown rampage The homeless man accused of fatally bludgeoning four sleeping vagrants and leaving a fifth clinging to life was hauled off to court Sunday afternoon for arraignment in the bloody Chinatown rampage. Randy Santos, 24, kept his head down and ignored que...
2019-10-07 06:48

About 250 protest proposed new jails in Lower Manhattan About 250 people amassed in Chinatown on Sunday to protest the city’s plan to ditch Rikers Island in favor of new local jails in their neighborhoods. “We vote, and if they don’t do the right thing, we will vote them out,” activist Nancy Kong of the l...
2019-10-07 06:48

Driver who killed Brooklyn boy on bicycle never applied for driver’s license A 29-year-old motorist accused of fatally mowing down a Brooklyn boy on his bicycle had previously lost his license and never applied for a new one, court papers show. Victor Mejia was arrested Saturday morning after he struck 10-year-old Dalerjon Sh...
2019-10-07 06:48

We pit the Uber Copter vs. public transit in a race to JFK — here’s who won One is a bumpy, deafening and slightly nauseating way to get to John F. Kennedy Airport — the other is public transportation. The Post put Uber’s new helicopter shuttle to JFK to the test, racing the car-sharing company and its chopper from Mid...
2019-10-07 06:48

Homeless man confessed to deadly attacks in Chinatown, prosecutor says A homeless man confessed to fatally bludgeoning four sleeping vagrants and critically injuring a fifth during a bloody rampage through Chinatown, a prosecutor said in court on Sunday. Randy Santos, 24, came clean when cops confronted him with evidenc...
2019-10-07 06:48

Upper West Side mom gets gift of life from complete stranger An Upper West Side mom suffering from a debilitating genetic disease is getting a new lease on life — thanks to a kidney from a complete stranger. Ewa Moscowitz, 40, was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at 20, and the inherited condition, in ...
2019-10-07 06:48

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes On the heels of two recent anti-Semitic crimes, Jewish leaders across the five boroughs are demanding more cops patrol their communities as Yom Kippur approaches. “Enough is enough,” said city Councilman Chaim Deutsch, who represents southern Brookly...
2019-10-07 06:48

Chinatown ‘killer’ was living in abandoned Bronx house, neighbors say The homeless man charged in a deadly Chinatown rampage is a drugged-out weirdo who’s been living in an abandoned Bronx building since his family kicked him out of their apartment next door, neighbors told The Post on Sunday. An exclusive Post p...
2019-10-07 06:48

Brooklyn church honors Mother Cabrini since the city won’t More than 1,000 parishioners packed a Brooklyn church on Sunday to give Saint Frances Cabrini her dues — after the city passed her over for a statue, despite a groundswell of support. The overflow crowd at Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary & St. Stephen...
2019-10-07 06:48

De Blasio’s White House bid may hurt his job prospects post-City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quixotic bid for the Democratic presidential nomination ended in flames last month — but Hizzoner’s White House flop may have also damaged his future political prospects, experts say. “I think immediately it didn’t help,” de Bl...
2019-10-07 06:48

New Jersey woman killed while making DoorDash delivery A woman working for the app DoorDash was fatally shot while making a delivery in New Jersey on Friday night, authorities said. Petra Rhoden, 43, was found in her car with a gunshot wound after crashing through a fence and striking a shed about 10:20 ...
2019-10-07 06:48

Wild video shows deer crashing into Long Island hair salon Next time, make an appointment! Video shows a deer suddenly bursting through the window of a Long Island hair salon — a wild incident that left at least one client injured. The antlered buck sent shards of glass flying when it suddenly leaped i...
2019-10-07 06:48

Career criminal in NYPD friendly-fire tragedy feels no remorse, blames cops The man charged with murder for the friendly fire death of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen defiantly insisted that the cop’s killing was not his fault. “It’s very sad that Detective Simonsen lost his life, but I take no accountability for the death,” Christ...
2019-10-07 06:48

Never-before-seen J.D. Salinger collection to hit Manhattan library More than 200 items related to reclusive author J.D. Salinger — and never before seen in public — will go on display at the New York Public Library’s main branch this month, The Post has learned. Among the literary artifacts set to go on view will be...
2019-10-07 06:48

‘Hero’ confronts unruly man who terrified patrons at ‘Joker’ screening: witnesses He’s the hero “Joker” fans needed. A mystery man known only as “V for Vegas” confronted an unruly patron during a screening of the new Joaquin Phoenix flick Friday night in Times Square, diffusing the tense situation until theater s...
2019-10-06 02:16

Chinatown murder rampage that left 4 dead appear to be ‘random attacks’ Police said the rampage in Chinatown Saturday morning that left four homeless men dead and one critically injured appeared to be “random attacks.” “Motive appears to be, right now, just random attacks. It doesn’t seem anybody ...
2019-10-06 02:16

Man accused of killing 4 in Chinatown once bit a man’s chest: sources The 24-year-old suspect, identified by sources as Rodriguez "Randy" Santos, was arrested in November 2018 for an assault in which he leaped over a desk at a store on W. 35th Street in Midtown, grabbed a man by the neck, and bit down on his chest, a h...
2019-10-06 02:16

PBA condemns lawyers for using death of hero officer Brian Mulkeen to ‘demonize cops’ The Police Benevolent Association condemned two public defenders on Saturday for using hero officer Brian Mulkeen’s tragic friendly fire death to “demonize cops.” The pro-cop organization tweeted a screen grab of a Facebook post made last week by att...
2019-10-06 02:16

Keith Wright crushes motion to oust him, remains Democratic party leader Manhattan Democratic Party boss Keith Wright snuffed out a last-ditch effort by reformers to oust him from power. Dissidents at a county committee meeting led by district leader Paul Newell and state committeeman Ben Yee, tried to push through a reso...
2019-10-06 02:16

Locals living in fear of ‘killer husky’ in Central Park An Upper West Side husky is attacking other animals in Central Park — and has killed a Chihuahua and allegedly left a Dachshund in critical condition. “You go to the park for a walk and you come home with a box,” said Deidre Bailey, the owner of Chih...
2019-10-06 02:16

Topless hula girl sign with strategically placed lei making waves for UWS bar Tiki Chick bar on Amsterdam Avenue replaced its bare-breasted hula dancer sign with a sign featuring a strategically placed lei -- but it is still too risqué for some UWS residents....
2019-10-06 02:16

Chirlane McCray accused of ‘anti-Catholic bias’ over Mother Cabrini statue snub After Chirlane McCray enraged the faithful by ignoring the public’s top choice for her women’s statue program — Mother Frances Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants — the Brooklyn Diocese has launched a campaign to build its own monument to her....
2019-10-06 02:16

10-year-old cyclist killed in Brooklyn, 23rd bike-related fatality this year The boy was near Seton Place and Foster Avenue in Kensington at about 10:30 a.m. when he was mowed down by a man driving a 2002 Ford Explorer, police said....
2019-10-06 02:16

Forecasters predict cold winter with smattering of cruel weather Snow it goes. Enjoy the balmy temperatures while you can, because we’re in for a cold, cruel winter. AccuWeather expert long-range forecaster Paul Pastelok is predicting a smorgasbord of wicked weather. “Whether or not it’s snowstorms, ice storms or ...
2019-10-06 02:16

Man accused of hosting wild East Village sex parties lives ‘double life’ as Orthodox Jew The 33-year-old, who is accused by outraged neighbors and his landlord of hosting sex parties in his East Village apartment, is leading a “double or triple life” as an ultra-Orthodox Jew with a pregnant wife and three kids in suburban NJ....
2019-10-06 02:16

Man died after stumble on broken Manhattan sidewalk: lawsuit A stroll down a Manhattan sidewalk proved fatal for a married father of three after he tripped on a raised and broken tree bed, according to a lawsuit. Kanaya Manglani, 67, stumbled over the cobblestone tree bed between 1503 and 1509 Second Avenue in...
2019-10-06 02:16

Queens pol’s brother connected to frat hazing death may have to pay legal fees Chun “Michael” Deng, 19, was forced to run, blindfolded and loaded down with a backpack filled with 30 pounds of sand, while other members of Pi Delta Psi repeatedly tackled him to the ground in a hazing ritual dubbed “Glass Ceiling.”...
2019-10-06 02:16

Former Bloomberg, Giuliani aides say de Blasio must fix violent homeless problem The blame for a growing, more violent homeless population on city streets rests squarely with current City Hall policies, officials with the Giuliani and Bloomberg administrations said. “There’s been an increasing tolerance for the homeless on city s...
2019-10-06 02:16

Bronx man fired from MTA continued to collect $250K in paychecks A Bronx subway cleaner who was arrested last week while collecting his paycheck was shocked to discover he’d actually been fired years earlier, The Post has learned....
2019-10-06 02:16

Police sources ID Chinatown rampage suspect as Rodriguez ‘Randy’ Santos This is the maniacal vagrant who bludgeoned four sleeping homeless men to death during a pre-dawn Chinatown rampage, police sources told The Post. Rodriguez “Randy” Santos, 24, allegedly used a metal pipe to kill the four men and injure a...
2019-10-06 02:16

Ex-Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash owes $100K to Citibank: lawsuit Disgraced Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash is in a ticklish situation. Clash is accused of stringing along Citibank for $100,000 on his corporate credit card, according to a lawsuit. Citibank extended Clash a line of credit of up to $150,000 in September 2...
2019-10-06 02:16

Disgraced sports manager gets another year in prison for NCAA scandal A disgraced sports manager sobbed in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday as he was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars in the NCAA scandal — remorsefully admitting, “None of this was worth it.” Christian Dawkins, 26, will now ser...
2019-10-05 04:00

New Queens library cost $41M — but isn’t fully accessible to people with disabilities A state-of-the-art new Queens library that took $41 million to build over more than a decade isn’t fully accessible to people with disabilities — and bookworms are outraged. The Hunters Point Library in Long Island City features a three-tiered fictio...
2019-10-05 04:00

De Blasio sympathizes with Happy the elephant, but ‘doesn’t know the details’ Hizzoner expressed sympathy with the animal-rights activists who want to move the pachyderm out of isolation at the Bronx Zoo and into an elephant sanctuary....
2019-10-05 04:00

Man shot dead outside Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant A man was shot dead outside a Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police say. The 23-year-old victim, Davon Williams, was outside Bunny Bed Stuy near 449 Nostrand Ave. in Brooklyn around 9:40 p.m. Thursday when he and at least one other person ...
2019-10-05 04:00

City council signs letter opposing school oversight plan A majority of the City Council opposes a state Education Department bid to boost their control over private and religious schools, The Post has learned. The state’s proposal would tighten governmental authority over basic school functions rangi...
2019-10-05 04:00

Subway pervert masturbates on Times Square train during rush hour A man openly masturbated on a Times Square train during morning rush hour this week, police say. A 38-year-old woman told cops she was standing on the train as it moved between stations around 42nd Street and Times Square just before 8 a.m. Wednesday...
2019-10-05 04:00

Creep chases and gropes woman strolling on Bronx street A woman walking down a Bronx street was chased and groped by a stranger, according to police. The 40-year-old victim was strolling on the sidewalk around East 180th Street and Valentin Avenue in Fordham Heights about 4:20 p.m. Aug. 27 when the suspec...
2019-10-05 04:00

DOE fires school bus transportation chief after useless-GPS debacle A Department of Education executive in charge of the city’s infamously erratic school bus system has been kicked to the curb. Alexandra Robinson’s ride with the DOE came to a screeching halt Friday after investigators highlighted her mismanagement of...
2019-10-05 04:00

Newark to distribute water filters instead of bottled water NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey’s largest city is distributing less bottled water after tests showed city-issued filters are reducing lead levels. Starting next week, recreation centers in Newark will stop giving out water, though families with pregnant wome...
2019-10-05 04:00

Cops say unhinged hubby is behind machete slay of Bronx wife Cops have identified the 63-year-old man accused of killing his wife with a machete in The Bronx, authorities said Friday. Victor Mateo is suspected of running over his 58-year-old wife Thursday morning, then getting out of his car and hacking her mu...
2019-10-05 04:00

Man miraculously survives fall in front of Harlem subway train A Manhattan straphanger fell into the path of an oncoming train Friday afternoon — and miraculously survived with minor injuries, cops and fire officials said. The unidentified victim was on the platform waiting for the southbound 2/3 train at 125th ...
2019-10-05 04:00

Body found dead on shoreline in Breezy Point A body washed up on the beach in Breezy Point on Friday afternoon — and cops are trying to determine whether it is one of the teens who went missing off Rockaway Beach earlier this week, police sources said. The male corpse was found on the sho...
2019-10-05 04:00

Son of Colombo crime capo loses $1M bail for blabbing daddy’s name around town The son of reputed Colombo crime family capo Joseph Amato Sr. was granted $1 million bail Friday morning after spending a night in jail as part of Thursday's 20-defendant mob takedown -- but freedom was fleeting....
2019-10-05 04:00

Apartment water main break leaves Brooklyn streets submerged Two Brooklyn streets were flooded Friday afternoon when a water main broke at an apartment building, according to fire officials. Authorities arrived at the residential building on 953 Putnam Ave. between Howard and Ralph avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesan...
2019-10-05 04:00

Feds set sentencing date for Nxivm leader Keith Raniere Keith Raniere, 59, faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison — though could face a life sentence — for his June convictions on racketeering, sex trafficking and other charges....
2019-10-05 04:00

How a tracking device owned by a jealous mobster shook the MTA The Colombo crime family wasn’t the only victim of the GPS tracking device that sparked Thursday’s big mob takedown — it also shook up the New York City bus system. When MTA mechanics found the tracker during a routine maintenance inspect...
2019-10-05 04:00

Number of kids with dangerously high lead levels falls 10% in NYC The city’s Health Department announced a 90% drop in the number of young kids with dangerously high levels since 2005 and a 10% decline in the past year. “We must continue to protect children and prevent lead exposure,” said Health ...
2019-10-05 04:00

Long Island school janitor arrested for sending love notes to 7-year-old student An elementary school janitor in Suffolk County was arrested Friday for passing love notes to a 7-year-old student, police said. The suspect, an 18-year-old whose name was not released, spoke to the girl at John S. Hobart Elementary in Shirley and ask...
2019-10-05 04:00

Man shot to death by ex-girlfriend’s new beau during Bronx subway spat: cops A Bronx father was shot to death during a fight with his ex-girlfriend’s new beau in a subway station Friday evening, police sources said. The 25-year-old victim got into the spat with his old flame and her current boyfriend at about 6:30 p.m. ...
2019-10-05 04:00

NYPD cop in alleged murder-for-hire plot ‘refused’ to leave jail for hearing The NYPD cop accused of plotting a hit on her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s teen daughter “refused” to leave jail and go to matrimonial court Friday, Nassau County sheriff’s officials told her judge. Valerie Cincinelli had been scheduled to c...
2019-10-05 04:00

Long Island man finds stranger sleeping in his bathroom A Long Island man came home to find a stranger snoozing in his bathroom, according to police. The homeowner discovered the trespasser fast asleep on the bathroom floor of his condominium on Willow Drive in Coram around 8 a.m. Sept. 1, police said. Th...
2019-10-04 17:32

Bronx Zoo lion woman Myah Autry raps on Instagram while NYPD hunts for her The crazy animal lover who snuck into a lion’s den at the Bronx Zoo is leading cops on a wild goose chase. Police are looking for Myah Autry to slap her with a trespassing violation. But the 32-year-old woman is playing cat-and-mouse with them ...
2019-10-04 17:32

Woman tried to lure a teen girl into her car on Long Island A creepy elderly lady tried to lure a 14-year-old girl into her car on Long Island, police say. The teen was walking on Baker Hill Road near Chadwick Road in Great Neck just before 7 p.m. Thursday when a white car slowed down next to her, police said...
2019-10-04 17:32

Chris Collins’ son admits to role in inside trading case that took down his dad The son of disgraced former Congressman Chris Collins admitted Thursday to taking part in an insider trading scheme kicked off by his dad. Cameron Collins pleaded guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, just two days after...
2019-10-04 07:48

14th Street car ban begins, causing headaches for motorists The controversial car ban on a one-mile stretch of Manhattan’s 14th Street went into effect Thursday — proving to be a real pain in the gas for motorists. The change along the typically busy crosstown route between Third and Ninth avenues prohi...
2019-10-04 07:48

Man pleads guilty to homophobic attack that fractured victim’s spine Allasheed Allah, 54, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of third-degree assault as a hate crime, according to a release from the Queens District Attorney’s Office....
2019-10-04 07:48

Reward upped to $20K for info on Brooklyn block party shooters It's been nearly 10 weeks since a pair of unknown gunmen opened fire during the Old Timer’s Day block party in Mendoza Park just before 11 p.m. on July 27 — leaving one dead and 11 others injured — and no arrests have been made....
2019-10-04 07:48

Store worker fatally shoots sword-wielding would-be robber A man allegedly tried to rob a Long Island liquor store with a sword — only to be fatally gunned down by a store employee Thursday, police said. The foiled robbery happened just before 2:30 p.m. at Port Jeff Liquors in Port Jefferson, when the ...
2019-10-04 07:48

New York’s urban cowboy rides horse to Dunkin’ Donuts He’s Staten Island’s real-life Urban Cowboy. Abdul Elenani, 26, has been stunning even seen-it-all New Yorkers ever since he got a horse and started riding it around his residential neighborhood — where he feeds it hay before headin...
2019-10-04 07:48

Brooklyn man wrongfully convicted of murder freed after 26 years A Brooklyn man who spent the past 26 years in prison for murder walked out of court a free man Thursday afternoon — after a witness in his case admitted she was lying. Carlos Weeks, 46, was exonerated on Thursday afternoon after an investigation by B...
2019-10-04 07:48

Robber has hit 12 banks, making off with $11K over month: cops A brazen thief has been connected to a dozen broad daylight bank robberies in Manhattan, where he made off with a total of $11,000, cops said Thursday. The thief, who cops have identified as Joseph Rivera, has the same M.O. in all the robberies over ...
2019-10-04 07:48

Former Army officer slams de Blasio over veterans services remark A former US Army officer hit back at Mayor Bill de Blasio for dismissing as “nonsensical” her claim that he neglected the city's homeless veterans while he ran for president....
2019-10-04 07:48

Hundreds of cops remember NYPD hero cop Brian Mulkeen Hundreds of police officers braved hours of falling rain Thursday to pay their final respects to slain NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen, who was killed during a life-or-death struggle with a reputed gangster. Officers from throughout the tri-state area wai...
2019-10-04 07:48

Reputed mobster’s GPS tracker on girlfriend leads to 20 arrests: feds The stunning turn of events was revealed as 20 people — including 11 reputed members and associates of the Colombo crime family — were busted on charges including racketeering, loansharking and extortion....
2019-10-04 07:48

Malliotakis staffer busted in mob-linked scheme to bribe college athletes A Staten Island man who was busted Thursday in a mob-linked scheme to rig a college basketball game was recently hired as an aide to state Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, The Post has learned. Benjamin Bifalco, 25, is among 20 defendants — includin...
2019-10-04 07:48

Newark hospital used brain-dead patient to cook the books: report The hospital that calls itself New Jersey's premier heart transplant center, Newark Beth Israel, inflated survival rates to keep its funding — in at least one instance by keeping a brain-dead patient on life support until he hit a one-year survival b...
2019-10-04 07:48

Heirs of Holocaust victim sue Lehman Foundation to recoup million-dollar artwork The heirs of a Jewish man who died in the Theresienstadt concentration camp in the current Czech Republic are demanding the return of his multimillion-dollar painting by Egon Schiele, which is in Christie’s auction house in Manhattan, according...
2019-10-04 07:48

NYPD seeks public’s help in tracking down Bronx Zoo ‘Lion Queen’ The NYPD is asking for the public’s help tracking and trapping the elusive “Lion Queen,” the woman who infamously hopped into two animal enclosures at the Bronx Zoo. The cops remain on the hunt for 32-year-old Myah Autry, who has ou...
2019-10-04 07:48

De Blasio challenges NYPD widow over claim ‘trigger-happy’ cops cause friendly fire Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday disputed NYPD widow Leanne Simon­sen’s stance that “trigger-happy” cops led to friendly fire tragedies like her husband’s — but admitted the department needs new training. “She’s a very good person and she’s speaking ...
2019-10-04 07:48

Mom’s heartbreaking 911 call released in case of missing 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez The teen mother of missing New Jersey girl Dulce Maria Alavez could barely get words out, her voice shaking in panic, as she called 911 to say the 5-year-old had vanished. “I can’t find my daughter,” Noema Alavez Perez, 19, said in the Sept. 16 call,...
2019-10-04 07:48

‘AOC is a Wack Job!’: Trump trades insults with Bronx Dem President Trump, his son Donald Jr. and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez engaged in some Twitter crossfire on Thursday night, with the president calling the congresswoman a “Wack Job” and her responding that he’s “a criminal.R...
2019-10-04 07:48

Alleged ringleader in $400K GoFundMe scam now facing federal charges CAMDEN, N.J. — A man already charged in state court with scamming donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran is facing federal charges. The U.S attorney’s office charged Mark D’Amico on Thursday with wire fr...
2019-10-04 07:48

Ex-student sues Brooklyn Friends School, claiming she was raped by janitor The prestigious Brooklyn Friends School is facing a lawsuit from a former student who claims she was repeatedly raped by a janitor — and officials swept it under the rug. Amala Muhammed Redd, who’s now 47 and attended the school between 1979 an...
2019-10-03 18:48

Woman in critical condition after being hit by car in Queens A 34-year-old woman was left in critical condition after being hit by a car in Queens on Monday morning, cops said. A 65-year-old driver was making a left from Lakeville Road onto Union Turnpike at around 8 a.m. when she slammed into the victim, who ...
2019-10-03 18:48

2 killed in separate NYC shootings: cops Two men were fatally shot in unrelated incidents early Thursday morning, police said. The first shots rang out just after 12:30 a.m. in front of a building on 168th Street between Amsterdam and Audubon avenues in Washington Heights, police said. Offi...
2019-10-03 18:48

62-year-old Bronx man kills wife with machete after hitting her with car A 62-year-old husband from hell hit his wife with a car and then hacked her to death with a machete Thursday morning in The Bronx, police sources said. The unhinged man, whose name was not immediately known, plowed a car into his 58-year-old wife on ...
2019-10-03 18:48

Widow of NYPD friendly-fire cop Brian Simonsen: ‘I just can’t believe it happened again’ The tearful widow of an NYPD cop killed by friendly fire in February told The Post on Wednesday that the department must address “trigger-happy’’ officers — after similar tragedy this week. “I just can’t believe it happened again,’’ said Leanne Simon...
2019-10-03 16:48

Pit bull mauls 4-year-old girl in the Bronx A runaway pit bull mauled a young girl in the Bronx Wednesday morning, cops said. The 4-year-old was waiting for a bus on Huxley Avenue near West 261st Street at 8 a.m. when the vicious canine chomped down on the girl’s face and neck, according...
2019-10-03 16:48

Man bolts from Queens courthouse after judge revokes his bail A suspect bolted from a courthouse Wednesday after a judge revoked his bail — and he remains on the lam, police said. Tyrell Escobar, 22, was appearing in Queens Criminal Court for a gun possession case just before noon, law enforcement sources said....
2019-10-03 16:48

Cops bust serial subway perv for ‘terrorizing’ transit workers The NYPD has busted an alleged serial subway creep who masturbated in front of transit workers — a week after Mayor Bill de Blasio echoed an NYPD call to ban rail recidivists. Cops nabbed 31-year-old Derel Rice — who has a long rap sheet of subway se...
2019-10-03 16:48

De Blasio to boost security at Bronx complex where hero cop was killed The de Blasio administration plans to beef up security at the crime-ridden Bronx public housing complex where hero cop Brian Mulkeen was killed by friendly fire during a violent struggle with an ex-con, officials said Thursday. City Hall plans to add...
2019-10-03 16:48

Bronx pedophile busted with secret sex studio had ‘pattern of conduct’ A Bronx man who was busted with a secret sex studio in his apartment was reported to cops more than a decade ago — but he was never arrested, according to prosecutors. Michael Barreto, 31, stood in Manhattan federal court Wednesday afternoon facing c...
2019-10-03 16:48

Animal activists glad Happy the elephant staying in Bronx Zoo — for now The Nonhuman Rights Project on Monday obtained a temporary restraining order in Bronx Supreme Court preventing the zoo from moving Happy, age 48, out of New York State before an Oct. 21 hearing....
2019-10-03 16:48

De Blasio admin backs cushy proposed perks for city inmates It’s luxury living — for prisoners. The de Blasio administration says it wants to brighten the lives of city inmates by guaranteeing them fancier digs behind bars, including giving them 24-hour “call buttons” to summon guards, kitchenette...
2019-10-03 16:48

Driver unloads truck in middle of Manhattan traffic Stay in your lane, pal! A brainless truck driver stopped in the middle of a busy Upper East Side street and began unloading boxes like it was his own personal driveway, cops said in a tweet Wednesday. The spaced-out street clogger — who appears to be...
2019-10-03 16:48

El Chapo rival Vicente Carrillo Fuentes hit with new charges in Brooklyn The reputed leader of the Juarez drug cartel in Mexico has been hit with fresh charges in Brooklyn, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday — and sources say they will now seek his extradition to the US. Vicente Carrillo Fuentes — who was already fac...
2019-10-03 16:48

Virginia Giuffre wants anonymous man in Ghislaine Maxwell suit revealed Jeffrey Epstein “sex slave” Virginia Giuffre has no sympathy for an anonymous man who’s afraid of being named as part of her lawsuit against accused procuress Ghislaine Maxwell. “Order John Doe to reveal himself,” Giuff...
2019-10-03 16:48

NYPD beefs up security at Lincoln Center’s ‘Joker’ screening Joker-Con this was not. As expected, the NYPD beefed up security at Wednesday night’s New York City premiere of the new “Joker” movie at Lincoln Center amid heightened fears of violence surrounding the flick. Costumes — even face paint — ...
2019-10-03 16:48

Bronx man says he hit pit bull with baseball bat 20 times to stop attack on 4-year-old A Bronx man grabbed a baseball bat and beat a pit bull at least 20 times as the dog attacked a 4-year-old girl on his street Wednesday morning. The hero slugger, 43-year-old Bobby Mahoney, said he was getting his daughters ready for school at about 8...
2019-10-03 16:48

Kids shatter synagogue window in Rosh Hashanah hate crime A group of kids shattered a Brooklyn synagogue’s window during Rosh Hashanah prayers by chucking a milk crate and a metal object at it, police said. The four suspects went up to the house of worship on Throop Avenue near Bartlett Street in Will...
2019-10-03 16:48

The College of New Rochelle is for sale — and comes with a castle The College of New Rochelle is for sale, and the buyer can be the king — or queen — of its castle. The Westchester County school, which filed for bankruptcy last month, includes a 19th-century castle. Crushed by $80 million in liabilities, the school...
2019-10-03 16:48

Myah Autry, Bronx Zoo lion woman, posed on Instagram with cops afterward The batty Brooklyn animal lover caught on camera sneaking into a lion’s den brazenly schmoozed with NYPD officers on the same day as the stunt. Myah Autry flashed a smile alongside three of New York City’s Finest in Times Square in a phot...
2019-10-03 16:48

Staten Island resident’s horse is driving neighbors nuts This Staten Island neigh-bor is proving to be a night-mare. A businessman shocked his quiet street in Staten Island by bringing home a horse — and his neighbors are crying foal. Abdul Elenani made a makeshift stable in his Pommer Avenue yard fo...
2019-10-03 16:48

At least 5 killed as World War II bomber crashes at Connecticut’s Bradley Airport A World War II-era bomber carrying 13 people crashed in a giant fireball while trying to land in Connecticut on Wednesday morning, killing at least five people, injuring nine others and sending giant plumes of smoke rising from Bradley International ...
2019-10-02 20:16

Woman jumps in front of Brooklyn subway in apparent suicide: cops The unidentified straphanger was at the Bay Parkway station near 86th Street in Bensonhurst at about 8:45 a.m. when she jumped in front of a northbound D train, police said....
2019-10-02 20:16

Woman who climbed into Bronx Zoo lion’s den identified The woman caught on camera brazenly climbing into the lion enclosure at the Bronx Zoo has been found. The boneheaded daredevil goes by the name Myáh Lareé Israelite, according to her Instagram, where she also posted a video of herself inside the zoo&...
2019-10-02 20:16

New program offers Brooklyn vandals time in art studio instead of jail Brooklyn con artists and other sketchy characters are now being rewarded for their crimes under a program that allows them to hone their skills in art studios — instead of spending potential time in the slammer. The initiative, which was launch...
2019-10-02 20:16

Woman’s body found in Hudson River near Hoboken train station The body of the unidentified woman, who is believed to be 35 to 50 years old, was spotted in the water by a citizen on Tuesday around 3 p.m. near the Lackawanna Terminal, authorities said....
2019-10-02 20:16

New Jersey baby missing chunk of his skull defies the odds to survive A New Jersey “miracle baby” with a rare, life-threatening skull condition wasn’t expected to live more than a day but now he’s seven months old — and the first such case in the world to survive, according to a new report. Maria Santa Mari...
2019-10-02 18:16

At least 2 killed when World War II-era plane crashes at Connecticut airport A World War II-era bomber crashed in a giant fireball while trying to land in Connecticut on Wednesday morning, killing at least two people, injuring several others and sending giant plumes of smoke rising from Bradley International Airport. The B-17...
2019-10-02 18:16

Man fatally shoots teen brother as cops arrive: authorities A Long Island man fatally shot his teenage brother inside a parked car, police said. Suffolk Country Police responded to a call that Dimitri Robert, 27, was threatening family members with a gun outside a home on Judith Drive in Coram Tuesday night, ...
2019-10-02 16:16

Pedestrian narrowly dodges car plowing into Long Island office building Dramatic surveillance footage captured the moment a pedestrian narrowly missed being hit by an out-of-control SUV before it slammed into a Long Island insurance office. The wild incident unfolded at a strip mall in West Islip Tuesday afternoon at aro...
2019-10-02 16:16

Robbery suspect allegedly shot fellow thief while pistol-whipping duo’s victim Two men in Queens were allegedly robbing another man at gunpoint — when one crook fatally shot the other in the head while pistol-whipping the mugging victim, police said Wednesday. The pair approached a 38-year-old man outside a building on 160 Stre...
2019-10-02 16:16

City Hall may have broken law by withholding ferry information Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to run the most transparent administration in Big Apple history but City Hall appears to have violated the state’s open records law by withholding key data about the East River ferry, experts said Wednesday. In April, Th...
2019-10-02 16:16

Jumaane Williams: De Blasio and McCray have failed on mental health crisis Mayor Bill de Blasio and wife Chirlane McCray’s billion-dollar mental health program has failed New York City, according to a damning new report by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. “The City’s current approach to addressing mental health...
2019-10-02 16:16

Switch problems at 125th Street cause subway delays, service changes City subways snarled during Wednesday’s rush-hour morning commute, thanks to switch problems at a bustling Harlem station. The switch problem at the 125th Street-Lexington Avenue station caused service changes and delays on northbound 4, 5 and 6 trai...
2019-10-02 16:16

Judge evicts New Jersey mayor for failing to pay mortgage, taxes The mayor of a northern New Jersey town has been evicted from his home for failing to pay his mortgage and taxes amid a three-year foreclosure fight, records show. Bogota Mayor Christopher Kelemen owed nearly $500,000, according to court papers. The ...
2019-10-02 09:32

Fourth white DOE executive sues over racial discrimination A former city schools administrator filed a $20 million discrimination suit against the Department of Education and Chancellor Richard Carranza on Monday, claiming she was relentlessly demeaned and forced from her job for being white. Leslie Chislett...
2019-10-02 09:32

De Blasio’s subsidized ferry primarily used by rich white people: report Ferry users are overwhelmingly white, wealthy and come from waterfront neighborhoods, according to surveys of over 5,000 riders conducted in June by the city's Economic Development Corporation, which manages the service....
2019-10-02 09:32

MS-13 members get 50 years to life for 2017 mistaken-identity murder Two reputed MS-13 gangbangers convicted of killing a 39-year-old man in Nassau County who they mistakenly believed to be part of a rival gang were hit with potential life sentences. On Tuesday, a Nassau County judge gave both Carlos Flores, 26, and P...
2019-10-02 09:32

New Jersey reports first vaping-related death New Jersey has notched its first vaping-related death, state health officials announced Tuesday. A woman from North Jersey who died in August was the state’s first victim in the nationwide trend, the New Jersey Department of Health said. Her na...
2019-10-02 09:32

City still hasn’t opened shelters for domestic violence victims — promised 4 years ago Advocates are decrying the lag in providing the sorely needed transitional housing, noting the mayor’s still-unfulfilled promise from 2015 to add 400 units....
2019-10-02 09:32

Cops raid Bronx perv’s secret sex studio, find missing teen Michael Barreto, 31, was arrested at 6 a.m. Tuesday when police stormed his Gerard Avenue apartment near E. 164th Street in the Concourse neighborhood with a warrant, according to authorities....
2019-10-02 09:32

Cops bust brute for sucker-punching elderly woman in Brooklyn A brute who broke a 71-year-old’s jaw in an unprovoked attack on a Brooklyn sidewalk is in custody, police said Tuesday. Chief Dermot F. Shea announced the arrest on Twitter Tuesday evening. The suspect, 27-year-old Jaquan Whittle, allegedly walked u...
2019-10-02 09:32

Mouse causes chaos in White House briefing room WASHINGTON — This is more action than the White House briefing room has seen in months. Reporters were sent scrambling Tuesday after a mouse dropped out of the ceiling of NBC News’ booth in the press area of the White House — right onto c...
2019-10-02 09:32

Long Island teen sues Juul alleging ads ‘manipulate’ users A Long Island teen has filed a class action suit against e-cigarette maker Juul, claiming the company used strategies from the traditional tobacco industry to “manipulate” users to keep them hooked. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Cent...
2019-10-02 09:32

Dad claims Manhattan hotel didn’t do enough to stop daughter’s suicide attempt A father says a Manhattan hotel didn’t take him seriously when he told them his daughter was trying to commit suicide in one of their rooms, according to his new lawsuit. David Johnson says on May 26 his daughter, Deborah Johnson, called him from the...
2019-10-02 09:32

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery bans costumes on fall graveyard walks Showing up in costume to these Halloween-season events at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery will get you “boo-ted.” The spooky spot is offering a series of $25 after-dark, guided graveyard walks in October and November — but has ...
2019-10-02 09:32

NYPD searching for teen swimmers who went missing off Rockaway Beach Two teenage boys went missing while swimming off Rockaway Beach on Tuesday, police said. A third boy, 15, with them was rescued by a nearby surfer at the shore near Beach 96th Street and Shore Front Parkway in Queens around 3:30 p.m., authorities sai...
2019-10-02 09:32

NYPD offered cops a refresher course after first friendly-fire death this year After the second friendly-fire cop death this year, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said a lesson “can be learned” — but police sources said Tuesday that lesson amounted to a refresher course. A training video distributed to cops after the February d...
2019-10-02 09:32

Mets fan says he was nearly blinded by T-shirt cannon They’re breaking hearts and busting eyes. A longtime Mets fan is suing the team after he was knocked unconscious by a T-shirt cannon which nearly blinded him when it socked him in the face, according to NBC News. Alex Swanson was at Citi Field ...
2019-10-02 09:32

2 women sought in connection with Brooklyn block party shooting Police are searching for two women in connection to a mass shooting at a Brooklyn block party this summer that left one man dead and 11 others wounded, police said Wednesday. The women, both wearing all black clothing, were captured on cellphone vide...
2019-10-02 09:32

Countries urged to make ‘digital world’ safer for children Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, recruitment by extremist groups, and other risks, according to a new UN-backe...
2019-10-02 00:00

Brooklyn home blast caused by ‘improper use of gas’ as paint stripper The fiery basement explosion that rocked a Brooklyn home on Monday, sending thick plumes of smoke into the air and three people to the hospital, was caused by some yahoo using gasoline to strip paint, FDNY sources said Tuesday. The blast went off jus...
2019-10-01 21:16

School librarian called 14-year-old her ‘hot boyfriend’: prosecutors Kimberly Pinkham, 38, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of endangering and official misconduct while a middle-school librarian at the Kingsway Regional School District in Woolwich Township, NJ.com said....
2019-10-01 21:16

Woman stabbed fiancé, left him in car outside hospital to die: authorities A callous New Jersey woman stabbed her fiancé in the chest and gave him a lift to the hospital — but left him outside in the car to die, prosecutors said. Ciara Williams, 27, knifed Dennis Power, 35, during an argument in their Brick Township apartme...
2019-10-01 21:16

Man slashes woman’s throat in random attack near the Cloisters The victim, who's from the Bronx, was walking on a trail at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park in Washington Heights around 5:40 p.m. when she was knifed twice, cops said....
2019-10-01 21:16

Woman walks into lion’s den at Bronx Zoo — and survives And this is how you get mauled. Shocking video posted on Instagram shows a woman brazenly walking up to a lion after climbing into the big cats’ enclosure at the Bronx Zoo over the weekend. The unidentified woman walks within just a few feet of...
2019-10-01 21:16

Peter Gotti’s lawyer claims even ‘Stevie Wonder could see’ mobster is changed man Even Stevie Wonder could see that mobster Peter Gotti is a changed man, his lawyers claimed Tuesday. The off-color comment came as attorneys for the former Gambino acting boss continue attempts to spring their ailing client from prison on compassiona...
2019-10-01 21:16

Judge blocks city from enforcing controversial zoning targeting strip clubs The city’s 2001 zoning regulation aimed at cleaning up Times Square by restricting where jiggle joints could be located is a relic of a priggish past, a Manhattan judge has ruled. Federal Judge William Pauley, in a decision issued late Monday, ...
2019-10-01 21:16

Chris Collins arrives at federal court to plead guilty in insider trading case Former US Rep. Chris Collins arrived at Manhattan federal court Tuesday afternoon to plead guilty to insider trading charges. The disgraced Republican’s appearance came mere hours after his resignation letter was read aloud on the House floor. ...
2019-10-01 21:16

Police bust 2 contractors for bribing city buildings inspector A pair of contractors working a job in Queens were busted for waving hundreds of dollars in cash under the nose of a city buildings inspector in a slimy bid to evade construction violations, officials announced Tuesday. Brooklyn residents Ismail Moha...
2019-10-01 21:16

Attacker busted at scene of stabbing in Bronx subway station A man was stabbed inside a Bronx subway station during the Tuesday morning rush, police said. The attack happened just after 9 a.m. on the mezzanine level of the East 180th 2/5 station, police said. It was unclear if the victim knew his attacker, who...
2019-10-01 18:00

Missing girl Dulce Maria Alavez’s mom pleads again for help The mother of missing New Jersey 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez renewed her desperate plea for information about her daughter, two weeks after the girl is believed to have been abducted from a local park. Mom Noema Alavez Perez, 19, who is five months...
2019-10-01 18:00

Justice Department joins legal battle to block release of Trump’s tax returns The US Department of Justice is wading into a legal battle to quash subpoenas from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office seeking President Trump’s corporate and personal tax returns. In a brief letter to Manhattan federal Judge Victor ...
2019-10-01 18:00

Archdiocese of New York now ‘abuser-free,’ according to reviewer The cost of settling with victims of its perverted clergymen has ballooned to more than $67 million, but the Archdiocese of New York no longer has any priests or deacons with substantiated claims of abusing minors against them, an outside reviewer an...
2019-10-01 16:48

Brute sucker-punches elderly woman in Brooklyn, breaks her jaw A violent creep sucker-punched a 71-year-old woman, breaking her jaw, while she was walking on a Brooklyn sidewalk, police said. The suspect walked up to the victim on New York Avenue near Lefferts Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19 and cold-cocked h...
2019-10-01 16:48

‘Bagel Boss Guy’ arrested for drug possession, gripes about burger he got in custody He’s trading bagels for burgers. Diminutive “Bagel Boss Guy” Chris Morgan was busted for drug possession in Long Island, sparking his latest off-the-rails rant early Tuesday — about the lousy hamburger he was served in police custody. ...
2019-10-01 16:48

Man killed in early-morning Queens hit-and-run: cops A Queens man was killed Tuesday by a hit-and-run driver, police said. Cops found the 65-year-old victim unconscious and unresponsive in the street at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and Brookville Boulevard in Rosedale, where he was pronounced...
2019-10-01 16:48

Attacker busted on scene of stabbing in Bronx subway station A man was stabbed inside a Bronx subway station during the Tuesday morning rush, police said. The attack happened just after 9 a.m. on the mezzanine level of the East 180th 2/5 station, police said. It is unclear if the victim knew his attacker, who ...
2019-10-01 16:48

Brooklyn lawmaker wants New York’s college athletes to get paid too The local bill, introduced by Democratic state Sen. Kevin Parker this month, would set aside 15% of ticket-sale revenues for college athletes who play games....
2019-10-01 07:48

Brooklyn Music School chairman slapped with $500K verdict for bugging wife’s iPhone Crocker Coulson was slapped with a nearly $500,000 verdict by a Brooklyn federal jury, that found he violated anti-snooping laws by secretly installing software that let him spy on the mother of his two kids, tobacco heiress Anne Resnik....
2019-10-01 07:48

Cops in fatal Bronx friendly fire shooting thought they were being shot at: sources The NYPD officers who fatally shot hero cop Brian Mulkeen in a tragic case of friendly fire thought they were being shot at when they responded to the scene in the Bronx on Sunday morning....
2019-10-01 07:48

NAACP chief rips Corey Johnson for failing to back ban on menthol cigarettes The head of one of New York’s top civil rights groups castigated City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Monday for failing to back a menthol cigarette ban as he moves to put the kibosh on flavored e-cigarettes. “For decades, Big Tobacco has aggressively ...
2019-10-01 07:48

Brookyn’s blight years: From the birth of ‘the projects’ to death of Ebbets When the 35-tower Fort Greene Houses project opened to much fanfare in 1942, it replaced a blighted area near the Brooklyn Navy Yard that was awash in prostitution and crime. At the time, the vision for the project, the first of its kind anywhere in ...
2019-10-01 07:48

Republicans looking at special election to replace Rep. Chris Collins There’s no shortage of candidates seeking to replace Rep. Chris Collins in a special election. “Republicans shouldn’t have much trouble holding the district,” said Kyle Kondik, who helps run the University of Virginia Center for Politics’ congression...
2019-10-01 07:48

East Village landlord sues tenant, housing agency in lead abatement dispute An East Village apartment landlord — at a building where a toddler allegedly contracted lead poisoning — has sued a tenant and a housing agency claiming they won’t allow him in to fix the problem, according to court papers filed Monday. T...
2019-10-01 07:48

Archdiocese of New York now ‘abuser-free’ according to reviewer The cost of settling with victims of its perverted clergymen has ballooned to more than $67 million, but the Archdiocese of New York no longer has any priests or deacons with substantiated claims of abusing minors against them, an outside reviewer an...
2019-10-01 07:48

Tragic Bronx cop Brian Mulkeen killed by friendly fire: NYPD Heroic Bronx police officer Brian Mulkeen was killed by friendly fire from his fellow cops — but maintained grasp on his service weapon to the bitter end of his struggle with an ex-con, the NYPD announced Monday. “This is a tragic case of frien...
2019-10-01 01:16

Disabled Bronx women get $6M in state-run group home ‘abuse’ settlement Disabled Bronx residents who say they suffered years of sickening abuse at a state-run home won a $6 million settlement Monday, according to court papers. Three residents claimed in a Manhattan federal court suit that while they lived at the “s...
2019-10-01 01:16

Alleged accomplice charged in $258,000 heist at JFK Airport An alleged accomplice was charged Monday in the theft of more than $258,000 in cash that was supposed to have been loaded onto a Miami-bound flight from JFK Airport. Emanuel Asuquo Okon, 32, of Queens, was accused of serving as the driver who picked ...
2019-10-01 01:16

Police radio captures chilling moments after NYPD cop Brian Mulkeen is shot Police radio captured the dramatic moments after NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was fatally shot in the Bronx. “Shots fired! Shots fired, guys!” one cop can be heard shouting to dispatch in the chaotic recording obtained by The Post. “I need a bus! I nee...
2019-09-30 22:48

Brooklyn dad charged in death of 2-month-old son A Brooklyn man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of his 2-month-old son, police said Monday. Police said they found Nikalli Major unconscious and unresponsive when officers responded to the Bushwick home around 6:45 a.m. Friday. Quincy ...
2019-09-30 22:48

NYPD cops, officials salute body of slain Officer Brian Mulkeen Rows of city cops and police officials stood at attention as the body of slain NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was removed from the city medical examiner’s office Monday. Grim-faced officers saluted as they lined the streets outside the ME’s office in Man...
2019-09-30 22:48

Slain cop Brian Mulkeen left big-money finance job to serve city: pal The Bronx cop killed in a desperate struggle with an ex-con gave up a high-paying financial job to serve his community as a police officer, according to a friend’s emotional online remembrance. “My phone rang around 3 am today and I got t...
2019-09-30 22:48

NJ prison nurse accessed medical records to help inmate she had relationship with A New Jersey prison nurse was busted for allegedly accessing confidential medical records to help further her illicit relationship with an inmate, authorities said Monday....
2019-09-30 22:48

Amazon evacuation: New Jersey facility receives threat The Middlesex County Sheriff's Office had bomb-sniffing K-9s out at the Carteret distribution center off Exit 12 on the Turnpike, according to local police....
2019-09-30 22:48

Tragic Bronx cop Brian Mulkeen killed by friendly fire: sources Heroic Bronx police officer Brian Mulkeen was killed by friendly fire from his fellow cops — but maintained grasp on his service weapon to the bitter end of his struggle with an ex-con, the NYPD announced Monday. “This is a tragic case of frien...
2019-09-30 22:48

Three injured in fiery Brooklyn home explosion Three people were injured when a fiery explosion rocked a Brooklyn home Monday, FDNY officials said. The blast went off in the basement of a two-story building on Friel Place in the Prospect Park South neighborhood around 1:20 p.m., officials said. T...
2019-09-30 22:48

Carranza accused of ‘pitting parents against each other’ along racial lines An African American member of a volunteer schools advisory board referred to Asians as “yellow folks” during a group email exchange with more than 100 people — leading one recipient to blame the “toxic racial environment”...
2019-09-30 22:48

Inside Manhattan billionaire David Shaw’s $37M plan to get his kids into a top college A Manhattan billionaire bought a $37 million insurance policy — to get his kids into the right college, according to a new report. Hedge-fund honcho David Shaw singled out seven elite universities as his kids neared college age, then began doling out...
2019-09-30 22:48

Friends of slain NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen mourn hero pal Pals of slain NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen remembered the hero cop as a “fabulous person” who had a strong “calling to protect people.” “He was a special person,” said Dan Tucker, 34, who met Mulkeen at Fordham University where they were both on the tr...
2019-09-30 22:48

Bronx cop-shooting perp Antonio Lavance Williams’ life of crime The man who set off a deadly chain of events that left NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen dead was more than comfortable on the wrong side of the law, sources said. Antonio Lavance Williams, a 27-year-old convicted felon and reputed gangbanger, had at least ...
2019-09-30 15:32

Tragic video shows Brian Mulkeen singing with partner an hour before death Tragic online video shows slain NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen singing a song with his cop pals from the passenger seat of an unmarked patrol car during the “last hour” of his life. “This video was taken in the last hour of Brian Mulkeens life,” Mulkeen’...
2019-09-30 15:32

Police suspect roommate in fatal Queens stabbing A Queens man was killed Sunday night after being stabbed multiple times — possibly by his roommate during an argument, police said. The attack happened just after 5 p.m. at the house the two men shared on 220th street near 103rd Avenue in Queen...
2019-09-30 15:00

No-show ‘Bagel Boss Guy’ Chris Morgan mocks fans who paid to see him fight That really was a low blow. The diminutive “Bagel Boss Guy” chickened out of his much-touted celebrity boxing match at the very last minute — then cruelly laughed at those who had paid to see him. “I fooled you all!” Chris Morgan cackled wildly in a ...
2019-09-30 11:48

Dad of slain cop Brian Mulkeen: ‘He was a remarkable human being’ The father of slain NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen called him “remarkable” on Sunday after he died wrestling an armed suspect in The Bronx. “He was a remarkable human being. Everybody loved him,” his father Brian Mulkeen — t...
2019-09-30 11:48

Motorcyclist killed in Queens crash: cops A motorcyclist was killed when he crashed into an SUV in Queens Sunday morning, police said. The 25-year-old was speeding westbound on his 2007 Honda CBR 600 on 83 Street and 31 Avenue in Jackson Heights just before 5 a.m. when he hit a Grand Jeep Ch...
2019-09-30 11:48

Suspect in NYPD cop Brian Mulkeen shooting identified as Antonio Lavance Williams The ex-con whose hand-to-hand struggle with a Bronx cop for the lawman’s gun ended with both men being shot dead early Sunday has been identified by police sources as Antonio Lavance Williams. When hero Officer Brian Mulkeen caught up to the fl...
2019-09-30 11:48

The shady truth behind those ‘disabled vet’ food carts Food carts that get plum spots near city parks and museums because they’re supposed to be run by veterans are actually manned by non-heroes who “rent” the veterans in a scheme to skirt city laws — and lend an air of legitimacy to their bu...
2019-09-30 11:48

Cuomo says L train repairs will wrap up months ahead of schedule There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared Sunday that repairs to the L train tube between Brooklyn and Manhattan will wrap up by April 2020 — months ahead of previous predictions. “By the current plan, if ...
2019-09-30 11:48

Woman sexually assaulted in Upper West Side subway stairwell: cops A woman was sexually assaulted at an Upper West Side subway station early Sunday, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was entering the No. 1 train station on West 86 Street and Broadway in Manhattan around 12:30 a.m. when an unidentified man pushed her...
2019-09-30 11:48

Shoddy city Finance Department is costing MTA crucial cash: audit Shoddy accounting by the city Department of Finance could be costing the flat-broke MTA, a stinging new audit says. At a time when the transit agency is facing a deficit of nearly $1 billion, an audit of just 179 tax returns by city Comptroller Scott...
2019-09-30 11:48

Thousands of runners retrace 9/11 hero’s route in Tunnel to Towers race Cops, firefighters and armed-services veterans were among those who laced up Sunday to follow in the footsteps of a fallen city hero. The group honored the heroism of 9/11 first-responder Stephen Siller by partaking in the 18th annual Tunnel to Tower...
2019-09-30 11:48

Staten Island pitched as location for Trump’s presidential library The forgotten borough must be remembered — as the home of Donald Trump’s presidential library, a city councilman says. Republican Staten Island Councilman Joe Borelli has written the administration urging it to build Trump’s shrine in the...
2019-09-30 11:48

Mayoral hopeful Eric Adams breaks ethics rules again while hitting up donors Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams violated city ethics laws while hitting up fat-cat donors to attend a major fundraiser last week — five years after being scolded by city investigators over the same thing. The office of the borough president — a...
2019-09-30 11:48

Man wrongfully convicted of murder walks free after 24 years in jail A Manhattan man who was wrongfully convicted — thanks to a crooked cop and lying witnesses — is finally breathing free after serving more than 24 years in prison for a shooting he didn’t commit, he told The Post. “It was so difficult for me to be in ...
2019-09-30 11:48

Cops descend on Columbus Circle food carts over ‘rent-a-vet’ scheme NYC Parks Department enforcement officers were out in full force on Sunday afternoon to check the licences of food carts supposed to be run by veterans — after The Post reported that many of the outposts are actually manned by non-heroes. As of...
2019-09-30 11:48

Guy on angel dust leads cops on Manhattan car chase A driver who told cops he was high on angel dust led police on a 30-block chase that left six people hospitalized on Sunday morning, officials said. The mayhem began when cops received a call for a Grey Nissan Ultima that side-swiped two unoccupied p...
2019-09-30 11:48

Suspect in fatal car crash spits into news camera on way into court A man arrested for the death of another driver during a wild police chase in upstate New York hocked a “loogie” at a news photographer as he was being led into court last Thursday, police said. Skyler Crouse landed an additional charge of...
2019-09-30 11:48

NYPD cop recounts helping chemo patient through UN traffic Sometimes you gotta break the rules to do the right thing. An NYPD cop told The Post about the moment he helped an ill young woman make a prohibited right turn so she could pierce Manhattan gridlock and make it to her chemo appointment on time. Offic...
2019-09-30 11:48

Bronx cop shooting perp Antonio Lavance Williams’ life of crime The man who set off a deadly chain of events that left NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen dead was more than comfortable on the wrong side of the law, sources said. Antonio Lavance Williams, a 27-year-old convicted felon and reputed gangbanger, had at least ...
2019-09-30 11:48

Slain NYPD cop Brian Mulkeen remembered as local hero: ‘Everybody loved him’ He was a natural-born leader — a former standout athlete at Fordham University and an officer who won repeated awards in his nearly seven years with the NYPD. Slain cop Brian Mulkeen was simply “a remarkable human being,” his grieving father, Brian M...
2019-09-30 11:48

Pot-smoking Staten Islander drives over cop’s foot and flees: sources A driver on Staten Island, who was allegedly smoking marijuana, closed the car window on an NYPD officer’s arm on Sunday night and sped off — driving over the cop’s foot in the process, sources said. The suspect was driving a Mercedes sed...
2019-09-30 11:48

Police clear UN traffic for woman headed to cancer treatment Gabriela DeMassi was stuck in United Nations-caused gridlock Thursday near W. 57th Street Thursday morning when she got out of her car and asked NYPD officers for the best way to get to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, according to her Instagr...
2019-09-29 05:32

Columbia hires high school marching band to replace its own at football game The joke was on Columbia University's disbanded marching band Saturday when administrators hired a high school band from Staten Island to perform at the school's football game vs. Georgetown....
2019-09-29 05:32

Al Pacino was once a terrible super on the Upper West Side, according to his former boss Al Pacino didn’t win any awards for one of his earliest roles — the super of an Upper West Side building. The legendary Bronx-born film star was just a young a student at the Actors Studio in 1966 when he applied for the gig at 12 West 68th Street — ...
2019-09-29 05:32

I quit Maspeth HS because I didn’t want to be complicit in corruption: teacher In a scathing letter to investigators and shared with The Post, the teacher describes a horrendous record of "intimidation and harassment" at Maspeth HS in Queens....
2019-09-29 05:32

Member accuses famously liberal Park Slope Food Coop of bias A longtime member of the famously liberal Park Slope Food Coop says he’s been discarded like so much wilted kale — accused of being an “angry black man” by the store. Reginald Ferguson, 49, a real estate agent from Carroll Gardens, says the store sla...
2019-09-29 05:32

De Blasio knew of Maspeth HS alleged grade-fixing but failed to act: Queens councilman Mayor de Blasio was personally alerted to evidence of grade-fixing and fraud at Maspeth High School in mid-August, but ignored pleas to remove the school’s allegedly crooked leaders before the new school year....
2019-09-29 05:32

Hundreds attend funeral for Long Island boy stabbed in filmed attack Mourners packed a Long Island funeral home Saturday to grieve the Long Island teenager who was fatally stabbed at a strip mall earlier this month. Hundreds attended the 10 a.m. Oceanside funeral of 16-year-old Khaseen Morris, who was stabbed in the c...
2019-09-29 05:32

Halloween crime reports show the holiday lives up to its scary reputation It’s not just ghouls, goblins and ghosts New Yorkers need to fear on All Hallow’s Eve -- but reports of real mischief, such as pick-pockets, harassment and assault, surge on Oct. 31, according to a Post analysis of crime reports from the past five Ha...
2019-09-29 05:32

Family forced to flee $11,000-a-month pad because of animal poop: suit The wafting scent of animal poop turned an $11,000-a-month Manhattan pad into a virtual pet-store toilet — and sent the occupants fleeing, a lawsuit claims. The Kahn family began leasing an apartment at luxury building 10 Madison Square West in Augus...
2019-09-29 05:32

The hottest new psychedelic drug among trendy New Yorkers is illegal toad venom Despite the trip’s short duration, the effects of toad venom — which is extracted from Colorado River toads, also known as Sonoran Desert toads — come on strongly and immediately....
2019-09-29 05:32

My tenant is using my East Village townhouse for wild sex parties: lawsuit A randy tenant has been using his rented East Village townhouse as a den of iniquity, charging $60 to attend sex-filled shindigs featuring swings, spankings and group foreplay, according to court papers....
2019-09-29 05:32

Walgreens trashed Manhattan woman’s VHS memories: lawsuit She wanted to save her memories, not trash them. A Manhattan woman who sought to preserve VHS recordings of her wedding and the days after the births of two of her kids instead lost the irreplaceable tapes when the convenience store she trusted to tu...
2019-09-29 05:32

Families in canceled NYC wedding drama end legal feud You may now kiss-off the bride! The years-long legal battle over a canceled big-bucks Manhattan wedding has finally reached a resolution. Bradley Moss of Long Island and Amy Bzura of New Jersey were all set for a lavish, $378,000 wedding at the Pierr...
2019-09-29 05:32

Ex forced dog to poop on Park Ave pad’s carpets after breakup: suit He’s a walking advertisement for breakups gone wrong. An aging adman’s former boy toy is allegedly refusing to leave the spacious Park Avenue pad they shared — and has launched a harassment campaign in a bid to wring a financial settlement out of the...
2019-09-29 05:32

Widow accuses hubby’s ex-girlfriend of grabbing chunk of $60M will The widow of a wealthy Manhattan businessman claims she’s been shut out of her chunk of his $60 million estate by her husband’s ex-girlfriend. Louis Srybnik, who co-owned Life Science Advances Inc. and Premier Atlantic Properties with his brother, Si...
2019-09-29 05:32

Brooklyn woman who ran unlicensed day care arrested for child sex abuse A Brooklyn woman who ran an unlicensed day care has been charged with molesting two children ages 12 and 6. Prosecutors at the Saturday arraignment of Carolyne Chiyonkoma said she was driving near her Crown Heights home on Sept. 20 when she lured the...
2019-09-29 05:32

2 stabbed in early-morning fight on Washington Bridge Two men were stabbed in an early-morning brawl on the Washington Bridge, cops said Saturday. The bloody fight broke out at about 5:30 a.m. on the Manhattan side of the span near the Harlem River Drive, according to police. Two men involved in the mel...
2019-09-28 18:32

Staten Island police officers hit skateboarder with car while responding to call NYPD officers responding to a burglary crashed their car into a man on a skateboard — breaking his leg and dislocating his shoulder, police said Saturday. The officers were traveling east on Henderson Ave in Staten Island at about 9 p.m. Friday on th...
2019-09-28 18:32

Road rager tells victim he’s undercover cop, then punches him The hostile driver was flashing his high beams at a man in a nearby car at the intersection of Hoyt Avenue North and 26th Street in Astoria on Aug 24 when the 38-year-old victim got out of his vehicle and confronted him, officials said....
2019-09-28 18:32

Special education teacher sexually assaulted 9-year-old student in school: cops A special education teacher sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl in the basement of a Manhattan school, police sources said Saturday. School paraprofessional Kevin Lemon, 28, allegedly took a 9-year-old student—who was not in his special needs class—...
2019-09-28 15:00

Child rapist gets 3 more years in prison for threatening to kill judge, prosecutor A child rapist got an additional three years behind bars Friday for threatening to kill a judge and prosecutor in court during his sentencing last year on sex abuse charges. Clint Edwards remained silent this time, as Manhattan federal Judge Paul Oet...
2019-09-28 13:32

Prostitute tied to death of Cipriani chef pleads not guilty in another overdose case A prostitute linked to the overdose deaths of at least three men, including Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni, pleaded not guilty Friday to causing the July 11 demise of a man who succumbed to a fentanyl overdose. According to an indictment u...
2019-09-28 13:32

New high-speed train would get you from NYC to DC in 30 minutes A futuristic high-speed train travel pod that creators hope will one day zip passengers from New York to DC in just 30 minutes was unveiled in Manhattan on Friday. The Virgin Hyperloop One, a roughly 20-foot vessel with seats inside, uses a revolutio...
2019-09-28 13:32

Brooklyn T-Mobile store robbed at gunpoint, workers tied up Two robbers stormed a Brooklyn T-Mobile store Friday afternoon, tied up its employees at gunpoint and then stole money and phones before fleeing, police sources said. The pair of crooks entered the Kings Highway cell-phone store in East Flatbush arou...
2019-09-28 13:32

Man stabbed in broad daylight on Manhattan subway train A straphanger was stabbed on a Manhattan train Friday afternoon, cops said. The attack happened just after 1 p.m. on a northbound 4 train, police said. The unidentified victim was stabbed in the belly during an argument with another man while the tra...
2019-09-28 13:32

9/11 plaques swiped from NJ memorial Three bronze plaques commemorating 9/11 were stolen from a New Jersey memorial site this week, police said. The classless theft at the Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial is believed to have taken place sometime between Wednesday and Thursday, according to...
2019-09-28 13:32

Manhattan 14th Street car ban can go forward: court City transportation officials can proceed with their plan to ban cars from five blocks of Manhattan’s 14th Street, a court has ruled. The appellate-court panel ruled 3-2 Friday against West Village lawyer Arthur Schwartz’s bid to stall th...
2019-09-28 13:32

Ivy League killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. gets 30 years to life in shooting death of millionaire dad The sentence followed an emotional address from his mother, Shelley Gilbert, in which she begged Manhattan supreme court judge Melissa Jackson to show her son mercy and leniency....
2019-09-28 13:32

Nxivm financier Clare Bronfman to be sentenced in January Sentencing for liquor-heiress turned Nxivm financier Clare Bronfman and the bookkeeper for the alleged upstate sex cult has been set for dates in January in Brooklyn federal court, officials said Friday. Bronfman, co-defendant Kathy Russell and three...
2019-09-28 13:32

Man steals car with kid inside, drops her off at LI bagel shop The thief, driving a red van, soon pulled into the parking lot, got out of his car entered the Acura and drove off with the child in tow — a crime caught on surveillance tape, cops said....
2019-09-28 13:32

Massive sculpture by artist who painted Obama portrait unveiled in Times Square A massive bronze sculpture of an African-American man riding a war horse was unveiled in Times Square Friday as a criticism of controversial confederate monuments, the artist said. The striking 27-foot-tall statue, “Rumors of War is War,” by Ke...
2019-09-28 13:32

AOC joins growing calls for taxi medallion bailout Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the list of NYC elected officials calling for a bailout of the city’s debt-ridden taxi medallion owners. Speaking at a House Financial Services committee hearing on small business loans Thursday, Ocasio-...
2019-09-28 13:32

Teen gets 3 years for horrific crash that killed friend Anthony Burke, who was 17 at the time of the crash, pleaded guilty to death by auto and violating a public safety law resulting in serious bodily injury and was sentenced in juvenile court on Thursday, Sussex County Prosecutors said, according to NJ....
2019-09-28 13:32

De Blasio slammed for shrugging off latest lead-paint scandal City Comptroller Scott Stringer and other critics blasted Mayor de Blasio on Friday for what they called his sloth-like reaction to the comptroller’s audit that exposed how Big Apple agencies failed to protect 12,000 children from toxic lead. “...
2019-09-28 13:32

No jail time for Brooklyn man who called in death threat to senator A judge allowed a Brooklyn man who called in a death threat last year to a US senator because of her views on reproductive rights to walk free on probation at a sentencing hearing on Friday — citing in part a political atmosphere where threats ...
2019-09-28 13:32

Manhattan’s 14th Street car ban begins next week The city will begin banning cars from five blocks of Manhattan’s 14th Street next week after an appellate court refused to block the plan on Friday. Hours after a five-judge panel from the Manhattan Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled 3-2 agains...
2019-09-28 13:32

Victim tells serial rapist she lives in ‘constant fear’ at sentencing A woman who was 11-years-old when she was sodomized at knifepoint in 1993 said at her attackers’ Friday sentencing that she has lived in constant fear since the horrific incident. “I’m always looking over my shoulder,” the unnamed v...
2019-09-28 13:32

Parents rip into de Blasio, city leaders over lead-filled apartments A damning report this week detailed the city’s failure to hold landlords accountable for lead-tainted apartments — but its revelations were hardly news to the thousands of families stuck in a toxic nightmare. “It’s awful, because the problem is from ...
2019-09-28 13:32

7 more teens arrested in stabbing death of Long Island student caught on camera Seven more teenagers were arrested on Friday for their roles in the stabbing death of a Nassau County high school student earlier this month, authorities said. The suspects — 19-year-old Haakim Mechan; 18-year-old Marquis Stephens; 18-year-old Javont...
2019-09-28 13:32

City bans calling someone an ‘illegal alien’ out of hate It’s now against the law in New York City to threaten someone with a call to immigration authorities or refer to them as an “illegal alien” when motivated by hate. The restrictions — violations of which are punishable by fines of up...
2019-09-27 10:48

NYPD considers measuring ‘officer wellness’ in performance reviews The NYPD plans to measure “officer wellness” amid performance reviews — a move linking mental health and internal affairs that officers and a union slammed as “ridiculous” on Thursday. A rare joint report from the city’s...
2019-09-27 10:48