Two NYPD cop cars set on fire in Flatiron District

Two empty NYPD cop cars were set on fire in Manhattan Monday evening by an arsonist who remained on the loose, authorities said. An unidentified man approached parked police vehicles in the Flatiron District before setting them ablaze near 29th Street and 6th Avenue around 8:40 p.m., the NYPD said. One of the car’s was […]

CCRB ‘dumped’ hundreds of cases on NYPD last minute: sources

The Civilian Complaint Review Board “dumped” hundreds of cases on the NYPD for review with little time left for a decision on whether to discipline the officers involved, police sources told The Post. In one instance, the NYPD was fielding nearly 1,000 cases in a month from the CCRB with less than 30 days to […]

New NYC subway already defiled by homeless, rowdy riders

This is why we can’t have nice things. Vagrants, junkies, smokers, drinkers and other scofflaws are already defiling the subway system’s newest, $27 million train, less than a week after it debuted on the A line. The Post witnessed the boorish behavior last week on the R211, which began running on March 10 and is […]

Stamford teacher refused to return $54K she was mistakenly paid: cops

A Connecticut substitute teacher was arrested after she was mistakenly paid $54,000 for just two days of work and refused to return the money, police said. Shalyn Coley, a 24-year-old educator in the Stamford Public School District, was paid over $54,000 for just two days of work in October and November 2022, according to an […]

Ex-NYC jail captain convicted of criminally negligent homicide in inmate suicide

A former New York City correction captain was convicted of criminally negligent homicide Tuesday for ordering her subordinate not to step in when an inmate hung himself inside his cell at a Manhattan jail. Rebecca Hillman, 40, could be sentenced to up to four years in prison in the November 2020 death of Ryan Wilson, […]

Disgraced ‘trial by combat’ lawyer sues NYC councilwoman over unpaid $86K bill

A disgraced Staten Island lawyer who once proposed trial by combat to resolve a legal dispute claims he hasn’t been paid for campaign work he did in 2017, including creating fake Facebook pages. Richard Luthmann, who pleaded guilty in 2019 to extortion and fraud charges related to a scrap metal scheme and was sentenced to […]

NYPD detective joins same elite unit as 9/11 hero father

A New York City detective is following in the footsteps of his father – a hero who died on 9/11 – by joining the NYPD’s elite Emergency Service Unit. Joseph Vigiano Jr. celebrated his ESU graduation Friday after joining the NYPD more than two years ago and is now assigned to Brooklyn’s Emergency Truck 7 […]

‘Could pose a risk to humans’

Maybe the rats do run this city. New York City rodents can carry the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 – and researchers fear it could be transmitted to humans, according to a new study. The new research, published Thursday in the American Society for Microbiology “mBio,” determined that the rats could be infected with the Alpha, […]

NYC fire injures nine firefighters in 5-alarm blaze in Queens

Nine firefighters were injured in a five-alarm inferno that tore through multiple homes in Queens Tuesday night. The blaze ignited inside an attached, multi-family home in Woodside around 9:45 p.m. and quickly spread to neighboring homes, the FDNY said. The fire burned through both floors of the two-story building at 37-18 59th Street and expanded […]

Hard Rock Cafe’s Russia ties imperil bid for NY casino

Gaming operator Seminole Hard Rock’s highly anticipated bid for a New York City casino license has been complicated by its business ties to Russia, sources told The Post.  The ubiquitous Hard Rock brand — founded by Americans in London in 1971 and purchased by the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 2007 — has long been expected to […]

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