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Use of stop-and-frisk scares NYPD cops in new training: monitor

Before testing out the NYPD’s new stop-and-frisk training program, focus groups of cops said they had no problem using the controversial tactic — but they feared their bosses wouldn’t have their backs if members of the public complained. Some cops ...

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Steven Mnuchin, wife can’t be happier to pose with new money

A smiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife basked in the glow of new money Wednesday — even as the Republican’s proposed tax reform bill took a drubbing. Mnuchin and his stylish bride Louise Linton set Twitter afire when ...

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Landlord pal got illegal tax break while NYC pol rented his home

City Councilman Corey Johnson lived in his friend’s studio apartment while the pal illegally benefited from a property tax credit at the address, records show. Johnson’s friend and landlord, Alan Gomez, owned the Chelsea apartment from 2007 to 2014 while ...

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Seventy-one victims dead in London tower inferno: final tally

Seventy-one victims were killed when a fire incinerated a London apartment building, with police just now understanding the devastation months later. Images of the burning Grenfell Tower shocked the world in June, as stories emerged of entire families lost to ...

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City eyes cybersecurity center as engine to add 10,000 jobs

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Big Apple wants to take a byte out of cyber crime. News Rss

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Newly discovered planet 11 light-years away could support life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronomers have discovered a close new world about the size of Earth, where a year lasts just under 10 days. At a distance of 11 light-years, Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected ...

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Southwest Airlines pilot arrested with loaded handgun at airport

A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested Wednesday morning after he tried to sneak a loaded weapon past airport security at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Transportation Security Administration officers found a loaded Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm pistol in ...

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No state attorneys general join DOJ bid to stop $85B AT&T merger

The Justice Department failed to convince state attorneys general to join its bid to block AT&T’s $ 85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner, according to reports on Wednesday. Federal officials contacted at least 18 state prosecutors, sending a draft ...

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Calif. gunman killed wife, hid her under floor before rampage

The assault rifle-wielding madman who killed five people in a Northern California community shot his wife to death at their rural home and stuffed her under the floorboards before descending on a senseless rampage less than 24 hours later, officials ...

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Sheriff in photo with Billy the Kid is likely his killer: experts

Experts now believe a photo purchased at a flea market for $ 10 shows Billy the Kid standing with the lawman who killed him, making the snapshot potentially worth millions. Frank Abrams, a North Carolina attorney, first spotted the tintype ...

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