A civil rights investigation will examine the department’s special victims division, which has long faced troubling accusations from people who reported assaults.
Some urban police departments are struggling to keep their numbers up.
Someone apparently armed with a power saw broke into the church and walked off with the solid-gold, bejeweled tabernacle, the police said.
Andrew Abdullah was the subject of a manhunt that began minutes after a gunman shot a passenger on a northbound Q train on Sunday.
The police released images of the suspect who fatally shot a 48-year-old man on the Q train on Sunday, and they asked for help in locating the gunman.
The death came just days after officers in the borough killed a 25-year-old man who officials said had fired first during a chase.
The New York Police Department said the officer had been shot in the arm as he and a partner chased a man. They returned fire, striking the suspect in the head, officials said.
Shawn Williams, falsely accused of a 1993 murder in Brooklyn, won the largest settlement so far thanks to the alleged misconduct of a once-renowned homicide detective.
Thomas Webster was found guilty in federal court after assaulting a Washington, D.C., police officer with a metal flagpole during the riot at the Capitol last year.
Zhiwen Yan, who delivered Chinese food in Forest Hills, had a signature greeting for customers: “Hello, my friend!” He was killed on his scooter at a stoplight.
A onetime member of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s security detail is accused of assaulting a Washington police officer during the Capitol riot.
A quick-thinking transit worker. A father and son off to school. A teenager on a field trip. They all played a part in catching a suspect.
The fabled toughness of New York’s residents has helped them power through trauma and tragedy. The shooting this week is another test.
The government will ask a judge to keep Frank R. James behind bars as he faces charges in the shooting that injured at least 30 people.
Interviews, arrest records and hours of his own words on YouTube paint an incomplete but troubling picture of Frank James, who was arrested in Tuesday’s subway shooting.
The motive in the shootings has yet to be established.
Maintenance workers on Sunday inspected the cameras at the 36th Street station in Brooklyn, where a gunman wounded 10 and left 13 injured, and discovered a connection problem.
Mayor Eric Adams ran on a public safety message. He says crime is a national problem, but faces growing pressure to tackle it in New York City.
Frank R. James, whom the police are seeking in connection with the attack on Tuesday, was born in the Bronx but spent his life moving from city to city, his sister said.
The attack on Tuesday brought to life a horror that the city had long avoided: a mass shooting on the subway.
The killing of a 12-year-old boy in the neighborhood captured how a spike in shootings during the pandemic is complicating recovery in less affluent neighborhoods.
A 16-year-old girl was killed and two other teenagers she was with outside a high school were shot on Friday, the police said.
Homicides were down in the first quarter, but the statistics don’t stem anxiety that the city might be regressing to a violent past.
Two groups of men had been arguing nearby with guns drawn when the 61-year-old woman was shot in the back, the police said.
Plaintiffs need show only that the charges against them were dropped, the majority said, to satisfy a requirement that they had obtained a “favorable termination” of the prosecution.
Kade Lewin was fatally shot on Thursday evening as he sat in a parked car with family members in Brooklyn. No arrests have been made.
The boy was the latest child to be caught in the crossfire of a surge in shootings that has plagued New York City since the pandemic began.
With violent crime surging, Mayor Eric Adams is testing how much policing a changed New York City will tolerate.
Mayor Eric Adams said his administration was pursuing a citywide effort to remove hundreds of makeshift campsites from streets and parks.
The database used by the New York Police Department violates state law and the Constitution, the Legal Aid Society contends in a lawsuit.
Prosecutors paint a disturbing picture of a man who they said was on a murderous rampage against the most vulnerable.
At least five homeless men sleeping outdoors in Washington and New York were attacked this month, the police said. Two of them died.
Officers will wear modified uniforms, not plain clothes, in the unit, which in its previous form was involved in a disproportionate number of fatal shootings.
The victims, both of whom had been sleeping, were shot in Lower Manhattan within hours of one another, the police said.
Harvey Marcelin was charged with murder after a head was found in her Brooklyn apartment. Officials said it belonged to a dismembered body discovered in a shopping cart.
For about 10 years, Lawrence V. Ray abused and extorted a group of his daughter’s classmates at the college, prosecutors say.
The grisly discovery was made early Thursday morning, and the police are investigating.
Seven women were attacked in a two-hour spree of violence in downtown Manhattan on Sunday, the police said. The assailant’s image was captured by surveillance cameras.
Sgt. Phillip Wong punched one handcuffed man after being spit at and knelt on another who had taunted him with anti-Asian slurs.
As his peers around the country face fierce criticism, Eric Gonzalez, the Brooklyn district attorney, is navigating a narrow path so far.
Keechant Sewell, who took over the New York Police Department as an outsider, was immediately faced with a series of shocking crimes.
Edward D. Mullins, the combative longtime leader of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, quit his union job and retired from the Police Department last year amid scandal.
Some platforms and trains had fewer people sleeping on them than normal on Tuesday, but there were still many people taking shelter in the system.
The mayor and governor released a safety plan for the subways that focused on homelessness. But few homeless people were involved in the attacks that spanned Friday evening to Monday morning.
The plan, which calls for stricter enforcement, also promises to offer more mental-heath services and housing options to people who shelter underground.
There have been no arrests in the case, the police said, but the deaths of Wilhelm Ducatl and Tofoon Man are being investigated as homicides.
The mayor’s first budget proposal called for across-the-board cuts to most city agencies, as well as a reduction in the city’s work force.
The 25-year-old suspect, who the police said was arrested as he tried to escape from a back window, had a record of misdemeanor arrests.
Five members of a family-run operation trafficked girls between Mexico and Queens and pushed them into prostitution.