NY lawmakers draft gun laws in response to Supreme Court, which could restrict guns in ‘sensitive places’ like schools, transit
Gov. Kathy Hochul said new measures are focusing around the definition of "sensitive areas"
Jun 23, 3:19 PM
This ‘weapon detector’ is under consideration for NYC subways after Sunset Park shooting
Evolv uses an array of magnetic sensors to spot when a person is carrying metal, but critics worry about the potential for false positives.
Apr 15, 10:48 AM
After meeting with CEOs, Adams faces another test on crime and recovery
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.
Apr 13, 9:00 AM
Nassau County Police fined for failing to turn over documents
The $17K order comes as the department fights on a number of fronts to keep records secret.
Mar 7, 6:00 AM
Police will start checking NYC bus travelers’ luggage for guns
Laws to curb gun trafficking have languished in Congress. So local police are trying to cut off the Iron Pipeline themselves.
Feb 14, 5:00 AM
Prosecutors Are Going After Michael K. Williams’ Alleged Dealer Using An Increasingly Common — And Controversial — Charge
The alleged dealer faces life in prison for a charge known as “death-resulting,” which prosecutors are using to try to address the fentanyl crisis.
Feb 6, 5:00 AM
MTA Drops A 3,000-Page, 2019 Report To Show Problems With Platform Doors, Amid Calls For Better Track Safety
The NYPD reports 26 people were shoved onto the tracks in 2020, and 30 people were shoved last year.
Jan 27, 4:01 PM
Adams’ Anti-Violence Plan Worries Progressives and Police Reform Activists
The plan is at odds with a transition report put out by his own transition team just two months ago.
Jan 25, 4:53 PM
Eric Adams Spends His First Weekend as NYC Mayor Promising Law and Order – Without Brutality
Adams reiterated his plan to bring back a controversial and disbanded unit of plainclothes officers to prevent gun crimes.
Jan 2, 4:47 PM
MTA Weighs In On Mayor’s Race, Boosting Candidates That Would Send More Cops To Patrol Subways
Did the MTA wade too far into political waters, or is it staking out an issue of concern to the voters?
May 14, 2021 3:29 PM
MTA’s Broad Surveillance Camera Expansion Did Little To Reduce Crime
As the MTA hopes to lure back riders, amid a spike in anti-Asian hate crimes and an uptick in burglaries, murder and rapes, the agency is touting an increase in surveillance cameras.
Mar 31, 2021 12:50 PM
MTA Updates Famous "See Something, Say Something" Campaign With Real NYers Who Saw Something, Said Something
One rider said he was surprised a bag was left on a Grand Central platform because "in New York, it ain't gonna be there" after a few minutes.
Updated: Mar 21, 2016 3:48 PM
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