Crime

A New York City man was ordered held without bail on Wednesday amid allegations that he beat his 3-year-old stepdaughter to death in front of her brother after she soiled her diapers while th … Full Article

NYC man arraigned in beating death of 3-year-old

A New York City man was ordered held without bail on Wednesday amid allegations that he beat his 3-year-old stepdaughter to death in front of her brother after she soiled her diapers while their mother was away. … Full Article

Councilmembers meet with Bratton on anti-Semitic crime surge

"It's shocking that we have not only seen an increase in anti-Semitism but that anti-Semitic crimes make up the largest portion of hate crimes in New York City," said Councilmember David Greenfield. … Full Article

Video prompts NYPD probe of teenager's arrest

In the latest excessive-force case to arise from a videotape, two New York Police Department officers are under investigation on allegations they beat down a teenager suspected of marijuana possession after a foot chase, officials said Tuesday. … Full Article

NYPD probes officer's push of pregnant Brooklyn woman

New York City police say they're investigating an altercation between officers and a pregnant woman that was captured on amateur video. … Full Article
NYPD 72nd Pct. Officers Assault Street Vendor in Sunset Park

NYPD investigates alleged police brutality in Sunset Park

A New York City police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced of a street fair altercation in Sunset Park, according to an Associated Press report. … Full Article

Arab-American civil rights activist attacked

A leading Arab-American civil rights activist who has spoken out many times to condemn hate crimes against Arabs became the victim of a hate crime herself in Bay Ridge on Wednesday, authorities said. … Full Article

Police hunt Bensonhurst groper

Police are looking for a suspect who grabbed and groped two women in separate incidents in Bensonhurst in August. … Full Article

NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M

MIAMI— Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors," attorneys said. … Full Article

NYPD monitoring Britain terror precautions

Police Commissioner William Bratton says New York City is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror threat level. Bratton said Friday there is "no specific credible threat" to New York City. … Full Article

EPA charges SUNY Downstate with federal hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush, charging it with violating federal hazardous waste law.  … Full Article

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