The stop-and-frisk tactic under fire in New York City has already survived a constitutionality challenge, but could face reform from the current class action suit charging that stop-and-frisk is disproportionately used against minorities.
Questions remain following the collision Wednesday morning of a ferry into a dock in Manhattan. The ferry had recently undergone an overhaul, but officials said it was too soon to tell if the engine and propulsion work played a role in the crash.
Northeast storm, coming toward New York and New Jersey, will bring a 3-foot storm surge. The classic Northeast storm has already forced 360 flight cancellations by the airlines, and more are expected Wednesday.
Gilbert Valle, a suspended New York City police officer has been charged with getting too close to carrying out his dreams of cannibalizing women. The judge in the case, U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman, described the charges as "profoundly disturbing."
Vicky Pelaez: A willing spy for Russia or a wife deeply betrayed? Or something in between? Exactly what the Peruvian journalist knew is one of the more tantalizing mysteries to emerge from the Russian spy saga.