A Brooklyn rabbi and teacher at a girls' seminary has been arrested on a child pornography distribution charge.
Prosecutors announced the arrest Wednesday of 52-year-old Samuel Waldman at his Brooklyn residence. … Full Article
On Tuesday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about his Vision Zero plan to combat the deaths of innocent bystanders killed by drivers who break the law. Speaking at a community council meeting at 160 Schermerhorn St. … Full Article
A 19-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in connection with the death of her 2-year-old son.
The medical examiner on Tuesday determined that Jayden Smith died of blunt force trauma to his abdomen. … Full Article
An Italian-U.S. investigation into drug smuggling has resulted in two dozen arrests — including seven in the New York City area.
Anti-Mafia police in Italy say the operation targeted a cocaine trafficking route between South America and the Italian port of Gioia Tauro. … Full Article
More than 3,000 birds were rescued in a three-county cockfighting takedown in New York this weekend that resulted in nine felony arrests, according to the state attorney general's office. … Full Article
NEWARK, N.J.— Sixteen juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday. … Full Article
Police in Bay Ridge are urging business owners in the community to beware of a new type of scam out there in which crooks fool victims into thinking their electricity or some other service is going to be shut off unless they pay up immediately using a Green Dot MoneyPak debit card. … Full Article