Authorities have identified the Twitter user accused of posting violent threats against the Longacre Theater, New York Police Comissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking state legislators to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana that are in public view.
After mounting public pressure from advocacy groups and a class action lawsuit against the New York Police Department, Commissioner Ray Kelly detailed changes to the department's much-criticized "stop, question and frisk" policy.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says there is no racial profiling by the New York Police Department.
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly talks about ongoing counterterrorism efforts one year after Osama Bin Laden's death.
Thousands of miles from a bloody shooting in southern France, Jewish and municipal leaders voiced concerns and vowed to bolster protections for schools, neighborhoods and synagogues while noting they have no indication any fresh, faraway attacks are imminent.
Most New Yorkers believe the city's police act appropriately in dealing with Muslims, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.
A prominent Muslim civil liberties group held a small rally Friday outside New York police headquarters, continuing its call for the resignation of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and other reforms within the department.
A paralegal who accused the New York police commissioner's son of raping her inside a Manhattan law firm said the incident left her pregnant and prompted her to get an abortion, according to a source familiar with the investigation.
The lawyer for the son of New York's police commissioner met Thursday with the Manhattan district attorney amid allegations that the son raped a woman three months ago, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.
Security in Times Square will be the priority for New York Police Department this weekend as crowds pack the streets to herald the New Year.
Authorities have arrested a man they claim was plotting to detonate pipe bombs in and around New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday night.
New York Rep. Peter King and community organizers Van Jones square off over the mission of Occupy Wall Street protesters.
Authorities don't expect delays on subways, buses and tunnels Friday, a day after Occupy Wall Street demonstrators converged on New York City to mark a nationwide "mass day of action."
The New York Police Department has the capability to "take down" threatening airplanes, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in an interview broadcast on CBS's "60 Minutes" Sunday night.
The nation's capital is blanketed with increased security in anticipation of the 9/11 anniversary.
A heavy security presence permeated lower Manhattan on Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as authorities continued their search for possible plotters of another terrorist strike.
A grand jury indicted Levi Aron on Wednesday as authorities revealed new details about the death of the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy he is accused of kidnapping and killing last week.
Levi Aron showed little emotion as he entered court on charges he kidnapped and killed a boy, as Deb Feyerick reports.
Levi Aron, arraigned in a New York court Thursday on charges of murder and kidnapping in the first degree in the killing of an 8-year-old boy, was remanded under suicide watch until a mental evaluation is completed.
Police charged a New York man with murder Wednesday night after they said officers found human remains in the man's refrigerator and a trash bin.
Police arrested a New York man after finding parts of a missing boy's remains in his refrigerator and nearby trash bin.
A 23-year-old man accused of killing four people during a New York stabbing and carjacking spree was indicted Friday, prosecutors said.
A Democratic plan to build a nationwide, interoperable broadband network is essential to public safety, according to members of a panel testifying at a Senate committee hearing who are calling for a new model for wireless communications.
A man suspected in a series of stabbings and carjackings in New York was charged Sunday night with the murders of four people, authorities said.
A New York man fatally stabbed three people, slashed at least five others, hit and killed one man with a car and hijacked two vehicles before being wrestled to the ground early Saturday while trying to break into the cab of a subway car, police said.
Police are searching for a suspect caught on a surveillance video seen rolling a suitcase later found to contain the strangled body of a 28 year-old woman, officials said.
In a move intended to better track criminal suspects, New York City's finest are now photographing the eyes of those they haul in.
A New York police officer getting her hair done over the weekend thwarted a would-be robber in a beauty salon, shooting the weapon from the gunman's hands, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said in awarding the officer a promotion.
A 29-year-old New York City police officer is recovering from two gunshot wounds from an on-duty chase, city officials said.
An 11th suspect was arrested in connection with a series of anti-gay beatings in New York, police said Friday.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on a group of New York men accused of a brutal anti-gay hate crime.
One of 10 suspects arrested in a series of anti-gay beatings in New York was released on bail Thursday after a hearing in Bronx Criminal Court.
The ninth and 10th suspects arrested in a series of anti-gay beatings in New York were arraigned in Bronx Criminal Court Tuesday evening.
The explosives found in an East Village Cemetery Monday were made more than a dozen years ago, according to New York Police Department Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne.
Eight suspects arrested in connection with a series of brutal, anti-gay hate crimes in New York City were arraigned Sunday.
Ruddy Vargas-Perez, the last of nine named suspects in a series of anti-gay beatings in New York, will be arraigned Tuesday.
The last of nine named suspects in a series of anti-gay beatings is "just appalled" by the attacks and had nothing to do with them, his lawyer said Monday after the man surrendered to police.
Eight sticks of military-grade explosives were found Monday at the New York City Marble Cemetery in the East Village of Manhattan, the police commissioner said.
Seven people have been arrested and two more are sought in a series of brutal, anti-gay hate crimes against four men, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Friday.
A Nicaraguan diplomat is found dead with his throat slashed in his New York apartment. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Nicaragua's president is calling on U.S. authorities to investigate the death of a Nicaraguan diplomat as quickly as possible so his body can be returned home.
Investigators have not ruled out suicide in the death of a Nicaraguan diplomat found with his throat slashed in his New York apartment.
Opening statements are expected to begin this week in the trial of four men accused of trying to bomb New York synagogues and fire surface-to-air missiles at U.S. military planes.
A JetBlue flight attendant faces criminal charges for some alleged unruly behavior. CNN's Allan Chernoff explains.
Two New York City police officers and five civilians were shot, one of them fatally, in an incident early Sunday morning in Manhattan, a police spokesman said.
New York police have stepped up patrols in a Staten Island neighborhood after a string of attacks on Mexican nationals, authorities say.
Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad may have headed to the airport on the night of his arrest after hearing media reports, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday.
Law enforcement officials are examining surveillance video from the Times Square area showing a man changing his shirt around the time of the bomb scare Saturday night, New York's police commissioner said Sunday.
Ringing in 2010 from Australia to London: New Year's celebrations around the world.
At least 1 million people marked the passing of another year at the iconic ball drop in New York's Times Square, despite an early morning dusting of snow and late-night freezing rain.
Calling a sharp drop in overall violence throughout America's most populous city "one for the record books," New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced this week that 2009 saw historic crime-rate declines across the city's five boroughs.
Federal, state and municipal agencies staged an elaborate drill in the waters off New York City on Tuesday to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear or dirty-bomb attack from the water.
A man who allegedly set off a small bomb at a Starbucks coffee shop was arrested after he made the mistake of bragging about his exploit to friends, police said Wednesday.
Four men were indicted Tuesday in what prosecutors said was a plot to bomb two New York City synagogues and fire surface-to-air missiles at U.S. military planes.
A crude bomb made from a water bottle was used in an explosion that damaged a Starbucks coffee shop on New York's posh Upper East Side, New York police said.
An explosion outside a Starbucks on the Upper East Side of Manhattan sent frightened people running into the street early Monday.
New York City's police commissioner talks about four men accused of plotting attacks on Jewish targets.
Four men accused by prosecutors of being "eager to bring death to Jews" were ordered held without bail Thursday, accused of trying to bomb two New York synagogues and planning to fire surface-to-air missiles at U.S. military planes.
New York police have made an arrest in the case of an Ecuadorian immigrant beaten to death in an apparent anti-Latino and antigay hate crime in December, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Wednesday.
Surveillance video shows a pedestrian in New York struck by an SUV, then swept away by another vehicle.
A pedestrian was struck twice by vehicles in Queens and dragged for 17 miles by the second vehicle before police found him dead in Brooklyn, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters Wednesday.
The time honored tradition of the ball drop in Times Square, NY.
While the chips are down, robberies are going up. CNN's Deb Feyerick reports.
A rash of bank robberies in New York has the city's police commissioner worried that criminals have turned banks into "virtual cash machines" and some wondering whether tough economic times are fueling the trend.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly warned Friday of possible copycat attacks in the wake of last week's massacre in Mumbai, India.
Police arrested a man they say confessed to mugging an elderly woman in an elevator last week -- an attack that was caught on surveillance video.
New York police seek a man caught on video attacking an 85-year-old woman in a Brooklyn elevator and stealing $900.
New York City authorities are investigating whether a man shown mugging an elderly woman in a surveillance video is connected to a series of attacks on elderly people this summer.
New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly talks to CNN about the lastest developments in the Time Square probe.
Investigators trying to track down the person who set off a small bomb in front of a military recruitment center in Times Square have dismissed one lead and are casting doubt on another.
Letters claiming responsibility for the bombing of a military recruiting station in New York's Times Square arrived in the Washington offices of several members of Congress on Thursday, just hours after the blast, authorities said.
A small but potentially fatal blast in Times Square snarls traffic and has eerie similarities to two previous unsolved attacks
Investigators in the grisly slaying of a New York therapist are going to court to request access to the records of her patients and those of the therapist who tried to come to her aid, police said Friday.
New York police secretly set up a fake company to demonstrate how easily and anonymously a terrorist could purchase chlorine on the Internet for a deadly chemical strike
New York celebrates the centennial of its most famous New Year's tradition Monday, as organizers of the Times Square ball drop have given the crystal globe an environmental makeover.
New York City is on course to mark the fewest homicides since records have been kept, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced Wednesday.
CNN's Allan Chernoff reports serious crime has declined for the 17th consecutive year in New York City.
New York police shoot an unarmed teen who allegedly had mental problems. CNN's Rick Sanchez leads a heated debate.
A young man carrying what turned out to be a hairbrush died Monday night in a hail of bullets fired by New York police.
New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announces an arrest in the murder of "Realtor to the Stars" Linda Stein.
Two improvised explosives were thrown into the rear of the Mexican Consulate early Friday, causing small explosions that blew out some windows
Average citizens who quietly band together and adopt radical ways pose a mounting threat to American security that could exceed that of established terrorist groups
In 2005, about two weeks after 52 people in London were killed in bombings targeting the English city's mass transit system, terrorists decided to strike again.
Police worked Thursday to find out why a gunman wearing a fake beard shot a waiter and two volunteer police officers to death.
Seventeen people have died in New York City in the past three months after overdosing on illegal drugs laced with the prescription painkiller fentanyl, authorities said Tuesday.
A former bouncer at a Manhattan bar, who sources say has been charged with murdering graduate student Imette St. Guillen, says from jail that he did not do it.
Investigators are trying to determine if anyone involved in an alleged terror plot against the New York City subway system is in the United States, the city's top police official said Sunday.
New York City's subway system was put under heightened alert Thursday after officials received information from the FBI about a "specific threat," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
Two makeshift bombs rigged from "novelty-type grenades" exploded in front of a building that houses the British Consulate and other offices early Thursday morning, officials said.
The report surfaced in one of Spain's biggest newspapers.
U.S. officials are playing down a Spanish newspaper report that Spanish authorities had uncovered a terrorist plot to attack New York's Grand Central Station.
More than three years after the September 11 attacks, the New York City Police Department is hoping technology will provide closure.
Two men arrested Friday on suspicion of plotting to blow up a New York City subway station had also scouted other locations in the city, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Saturday.
A mob of chanting "demonstrators" clashed with police Thursday in Brooklyn in a mock protest held to review arrest procedures ahead of the Republican National Convention.
Security preparations for political party conventions in New York and Boston will affect each city's residents very differently.
The New York City Police Department said Thursday it has cracked a major drug ring it says brought more than $75 million worth of cocaine from Guyana to the New York area each year.