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Alleged Sword Killer Charged With Murder as Terrorism
Alleged Sword Killer Charged With Murder as Terrorism

The white Army veteran accused of stabbing to death a 66-year-old black stranger with a sword on a Manhattan street last week has been indicted on murder and weapons charges, including murder as crime of terrorism.

Brooklyn Prosecutor Forged Orders for Illegal Wiretaps: Govt
Brooklyn Prosecutor Forged Orders for Illegal Wiretaps: Govt

A supervising prosecutor from the Brooklyn district attorney's office faked judges' signatures in order to obtain illegal wiretaps and then used those wiretaps to illegally monitor cell phone calls and text messages, federal prosecutors alleged in an indictment.

April's Behavior ‘Interesting’ After 'Quiet' Spell, Zoo Says
April's Behavior ‘Interesting’ After 'Quiet' Spell, Zoo Says

April the giraffe’s pregnancy is approaching its inevitable conclusion as her namesake month nears, with the upstate New York zoo monitoring her noticing “interesting” behavior lately and a lot of tail-raising.

Drug Lab: Pooch Shipped to NYC With $1M of Heroin, DA Says
Drug Lab: Pooch Shipped to NYC With $1M of Heroin, DA Says

A dog was used as a drug mule for two New York men sending more than $1 million worth of heroin to John F. Kennedy Airport, the Queens District Attorney says.

Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe
Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called for its chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition team after news of the Republican's secret White House meeting on the issue emerged. Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly," NBC News reported.

Man Arrested for DWI After Fatal GWB Truck Crash: Sources
Man Arrested for DWI After Fatal GWB Truck Crash: Sources

A 25-year-old man is dead and two young women are in a critical condition after a tractor-trailer rear-ended a car on the George Washington Bridge early Monday morning and then drove away, NYPD sources say.