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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 Unborn Calf Increases Activity After a 'Quiet' Spell
April's Unborn Calf Increases Activity After a 'Quiet' Spell

It didn't take long for April the giraffe's unborn calf to wake up a bit following what a keeper reported as a "quiet" spell, which led them to wonder if it was the calm before the storm.

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 Labrador 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.

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds
Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

The day before Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Trump Tower may have been caught up in United States surveillance efforts during the transition period, the House Intelligence Committee chairman was on White House grounds meeting with a source, Nunes' spokesman confirmed in a statement to NBC News. Nunes, R-Calif., hasn't revealed who his source was for the explosive claim, made Wednesday, that private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy agencies. Nunes later took information directly to Trump before briefing other members of the committee, drawing a rebuke from other members of the committee. The ranking Democrat on the committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., declared Wednesday he has "profound doubt" about the integrity and independence of the committee's probe.

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.