WASHINGTON - Civil rights lawyers are telling a judge that the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim communities violates federal guidelines established to stop the NYPD from conducting political surveillance. The lawyers say in a court motion the NYPD has renewed such scrutiny in its post-9/11 focus on Muslims.... more »
NEW YORK - A city police officer was charged Thursday with plotting to kidnap, rape, torture and kill women, and then cook and eat their body parts. Gilberto Valle was taken into custody by the FBI on Wednesday and suspended from the New York Police Department. He was expected to... more »
NEW YORK - The New York City police commissioner says a person who's in custody has implicated himself in the disappearance and death of Etan Patz 33 years ago. Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement that further details would be released later today. The 6-year-old vanished while walking to... more »
WASHINGTON - Millions of dollars in White House money is helping pay for New York Police Department programs that put entire American Muslim neighborhoods under surveillance. The money is part of a little-known grant intended to help law enforcement fight drug crimes. Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Bush... more »
New York City police say they have arrested rapper-actor Ice-T on accusations of driving with a suspended license.
Police say the entertainer was driving a 2009 Cadillac near West 40th Street and 11th Avenue on Tuesday when officers stopped him for not wearing a seat belt.
They said... more »
Two New York City cops are under arrest and charged with stealing about a million dollars of perfume from a warehouse in Carlstadt, New Jersey. Both are held without bond. Officers Richard LeBlanca and Brian Checo appeared with three other men in federal court on Friday. One of the three... more »