A Bronx dad hopped a plane to Thailand after carrying his dead 7-month-old baby around New York City in a backpack and tossing the boy's body into the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge and other tourist hotspots, police said Wednesday.
Lighting up a joint in the Big Apple could lighten some wallets, but won't lead to handcuffs in most cases once New York City's revamped marijuana enforcement policy goes into effect on Labor Day weekend.
Deaf drivers in New York City are getting a new tool meant to improve communication with police officers in the event they're pulled over.
Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments that portrayed the comedian both as a calculating predator who's finally being brought to justice and the victim of a multimillion-dollar frame-up by a "pathological liar."
Nikolas Cruz is just the latest U.S. mass shooter to legally obtain and own weapons because of limited weapons laws, lapses in the background check process or law enforcement's failure to heed warnings of concerning behavior.