Two men injured in separate Harlem shootings

Two men injured in separate Harlem shootings

Two men were injured in separate shootings just hours apart in Harlem on Tuesday, police and sources said. A 20-year-old man was shot in the left leg following an argument with a suspect in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Towers on 70 Lenox Avenue around 3:30 p.m., police and sources said. The victim … Read more

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Daily $10K fines against Trump begin after contempt ruling

Daily $10K fines against Trump begin after contempt ruling

Former President Donald Trump is on the hook for daily $10,000 fines starting on Tuesday after a judge held him in civil contempt for not complying with a court order to answer Attorney General Letitia James’ subpoena for documents. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron on Monday found the former president in contempt for failing … Read more

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Federal judge warns DOC commissioner about Rikers Island conditions

Federal judge warns DOC commissioner about Rikers Island conditions

The commissioner of the city’s Department of Correction insisted he’s committed to improving conditions in New York City jails as he appeared before a federal judge Tuesday amid a threatened takeover of scandal-plagued Rikers Island. Commissioner Louis Molina had been instructed by Manhattan federal court Chief Judge Laura Taylor Swain to attend the remote hearing … Read more

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Six Brooklyn gang members charged in NYC shootings: feds

Six Brooklyn gang members charged in NYC shootings: feds

East New York gang members were charged Tuesday in a slew of shootings — including one outside a 6-year-old boy’s birthday party in Brooklyn, the feds said. The six suspects, members and associates of the borough-based “Bamalife” gang, financed their violence through drug dealing and bank and unemployment fraud, according to an indictment. “As alleged … Read more

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NYC prostitute sentenced to 30 years in OD deaths of four men

NYC prostitute sentenced to 30 years in OD deaths of four men

A Queens prostitute was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years behind bars for the fatal drugging of Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni and three other johns in 2019. Angelina Barini, 43, had pleaded guilty in August to charges that she distributed fentanyl to multiple men and the “date rape” drug GBL to Zemperoni in a … Read more

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Bronx man busted with six ghost guns is jailed for 2 years

Bronx man busted with six ghost guns is jailed for 2 years

A Bronx man busted with six ghost guns and the parts to assemble at least two more has been jailed for two years, the Bronx district attorney said Tuesday. Peter Rivera, 67, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal possession of a weapon last month after cops discovered the ghost guns inside his home during a Nov. … Read more

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NYC’s filled just 200 of 2,500 empty apartments for the homeless

NYC's filled just 200 of 2,500 empty apartments for the homeless

The city Human Resources Administration has filled just 200 of the roughly 2,500 empty apartments for homeless New Yorkers in the month since The Post first revealed the existence of the funded-but-unused supportive housing units. The slow pace seemingly affirms observations from advocates for the Big Apple’s homeless population, who say they’ve seen little evidence … Read more

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Details emerge in fatal Brooklyn fire, why probe may be stymied

Details emerge in fatal Brooklyn fire, why probe may be stymied

Neighbors of Brooklyn’s deadly weekend blaze described Tuesday hearing the dying gasps of an autistic man killed along with a Bravest — as sources revealed why probers may be struggling over the fire’s cause. The afternoon fire in Canarsie killed FDNY smoke-eater Timothy Klein and Carlos Richards, the 21-year-old autistic son of a city cop … Read more

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Kathy Hochul wants law to remove Brian Benjamin from ballot

Kathy Hochul wants law to remove Brian Benjamin from ballot

Gov. Kathy Hochul is urging state lawmakers to help boot her embattled former Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin off the Democratic ballot in the upcoming June 28 Democratic primary. Benjamin — indicted in a pay-to-play bribery scandal — resigned from office in disgrace but his name will still appear on the primary ballot due to election laws. … Read more

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GOP pushes NY’s highest court to reject ‘Hochulmander’ congressional map

GOP pushes NY's highest court to reject 'Hochulmander' congressional map

New York’s highest court should throw out newly drawn congressional lines because they were illegally gerrymandered by Democrats in violation of the state Constitution, a Republican attorney argued at a Tuesday Court of Appeals hearing in Albany.  The so-called “Hochulmander” includes dramatic changes to the current congressional map that Republicans say reflects overly partisan efforts … Read more

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