Robbery suspect who caught a break from DA Bragg arrested again over attack on sanitation worker

Robbery suspect who caught a break from DA Bragg arrested again over attack on sanitation worker

A career criminal who had a felony robbery charge against him downgraded at the direction of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg was busted again Wednesday in an unprovoked, sucker-punch attack on a city sanitation worker, The Post has learned. Cristian Hall, 30, allegedly sneaked up from behind as the victim, a 55-year-old man, was collecting … Read more

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NYC man found fatally shot in head near his car outside home

NYC man found fatally shot in head near his car outside home

A man was found fatally shot in the head next to his car outside his Brooklyn home early Wednesday, authorities said.  Modassar Khandakar, 36, was unconscious and unresponsive when cops responded around 12:45 a.m. to Forbell Street near Glenmore Avenue in Cypress Hills, just outside the victim’s home, police said.  He was lying on the … Read more

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NYPD is pulling more than 600 cops to combat violent crime

NYPD is pulling more than 600 cops to combat violent crime

The NYPD is pulling hundreds of officers from behind desks and putting them out on patrol starting this week to help “combat violent crime” as well as other qualify of life complaints, The Post has learned. The department is set to roll out its new “enhanced deployment strategy” that is aimed at putting more uniformed … Read more

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Two white men sue over race criteria for COVID-19 treatments

Two white men sue over race criteria for COVID-19 treatments

Two white New Yorkers have filed a lawsuit against the state and city health departments that claims the eligibility criteria for scarce COVID-19 treatments is racially discriminatory. Jonathan Roberts, 61, and Charles Vavruska, 55, argue that a list of risk factors that health providers consider when prioritizing who can receive limited COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies and … Read more

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Brooklyn crypto consultant hog-tied, beaten during home invasion

Brooklyn crypto consultant hog-tied, beaten during home invasion

Disturbing home surveillance footage captures a pair of home invaders hog-tying a Brooklyn man and raiding his home for two pricey designer watches. The footage obtained by The Post Wednesday shows a ski-mask-wearing suspect kneeling over 37-year-old Ilya Basin and holding his zip-tied hands inside his high-rise apartment at West 5th Street and Neptune Avenue … Read more

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Hochul needs to answer subpoena on cannabis firm deal: judge

Hochul needs to answer subpoena on cannabis firm deal: judge

Gov. Kathy Hochul will need to answer a subpoena to shed light on whether her office pushed state regulators to approve a cannabis company merger at the urging of a campaign contributor, a State Supreme Court judge ruled Wednesday afternoon. Her office had opposed the subpoena. Cannabis retailer MedMen is seeking evidence that Hochul and … Read more

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