NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 100 U. S. police departments and law enforcement agencies will receive $20 million to help buy body cameras, the U. S. Justice Department said on Monday, in a bid to improve trust between officers and the public.
MTA cops nabbed a man accused of trying to rape a woman outside a Metro-North station — and then used DNA from his hat to tie him to a previous rape, officials said Monday. Ronal Danillo Sandoval-Campos, 24, who lives in the hamlet of Purdys, allegedly followed a 19-year-old woman off the train at the
(Reuters) - The Washington Monument will remain closed indefinitely due to elevator malfunctions that have forced several closures of what is one of the U. S. capital's most popular tourist attractions, the National Parks Service said on Monday.
A mentally unstable man was killed when he touched the third rail at a Queens subway station Monday, sources said. The man was seen by witnesses talking to himself on the J train platform at the 75th Street station neat Eldert Lane before jumping down onto the tracks around 10:15 a.m.
A Bible-toting nut terrorized a young school girl as she walked through Greenwich Village and harassed local businesses Monday morning, police sources and witnesses said. The 25-year-old emotionally disturbed man — who told cops he believed he was “possessed by God” — was taken to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation shortly after his rampage,