The court ruled the use of the database can disproportionately target people of color.
Although murders are down this year, major crime is up 41.6%. Hate crimes against Asian New Yorkers in 2021 were up 361% over the previous year.
In 2001, all categories of major crimes were higher than in 2021. But in February of that year, just 36% of New York City voters described crime as a very serious problem, a Quinnipiac University poll says.
David Bonola, 44, was arrested and charged with murder, criminal tampering and criminal possession of a weapon after confessing to the gruesome killing of Orsolya Gaal, officials said.
Experts warn public officials not to take a heavy-handed approach in responding to all people experiencing mental-health issues, who they said are more often the targets of violence rather than the perpetrators.
Days before the subway shooting, the police commissioner and the deputy mayor for public safety assured business leaders about ongoing efforts to make the subways safe for their workers.
So far, the most common charge in arrests made by the anti-gun unit is for possession of a forged instrument, such as a fake ID or stolen credit card.
New Yorkers are discovering a mayor who unapologetically embraces the full power of the mayoralty and basks in his newfound celebrity.
There have been a whopping 17,000 summons issued for fare evasion so far this year.
One Assembly member is threatening a hunger strike after Hochul's proposal to roll back reforms.
Modern art enthusiasts were undeterred by the recent violence.
Gary Cabana, a 60-year-old former Broadway usher, was found in Philly on Tuesday. He is being held there on suspicion of arson and will be extradited to New York.
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