New York

NY Pension Chief Cashes in on Natural Gas
WNYC | New York State’s former top pension investment officer was appointed to the board of a natural gas conglomerate after the pension system bought up the company’s bonds, rejected demands to divest from fossil fuels and...
Confirmed: New York City’s Public WiFi Stations Are Spying On You
WiFi
ActivistPost | If there is ever a perfect example of dual-use technology, it is WiFi connectivity. I’ve already covered the mounting evidence that our ubiquitous gadgets and wireless connections are doing irreparable physical harm,...
NYPD Deploying Heavily-Armed Anti-Terror Squads to Major Sports, Concert Venues
NYPD
CBS-NY | NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD will be rolling out additional security around Madison Square Garden and Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as the holidays approach. The department has trained local officers in the Midtown...
Note found in truck claims Manhattan attack done for ISIS
CNN | (CNN)Authorities found a note, written in English, claiming the suspect in Tuesday's attack in New York did it in the name of ISIS, a senior law enforcement official told CNN. The note was discovered in the truck...
NYPD Attempts to Block Surveillance Transparency Law With Misinformation
NYPD
TheIntercept | Earlier this year, New York City Council members Vanessa Gibson and Daniel Garodnick introduced the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology Act, which would require public disclosure and dialogue on the New York...
New York State Police to start using drones
Drone
WKBW | BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - New York State Police will soon begin using unmanned drones to help support law enforcement missions like public safety, disaster response and traffic safety.   Governor Andrew Cuomo made the...
Terror attack in New York by ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi
DailyMail.co.uk | A Bangladeshi national in his 20s has been taken into custody with serious injuries after a suspected pipe bomb he was carrying malfunctioned and exploded prematurely inside a Midtown Manhattan subway station Monday...
Imam: I Warned De Blasio About NYC Terror; He Was Too Busy Bashing Trump
Mohammad Tawhidi
INfowars.com | Imam Mohammad Tawhidi says he repeatedly warned New York Mayor Bill De Blasio about the terror threat in New York City but that he was ignored because De Blasio was more interested in undermining President Trump. An...
New York Cracks Down on Unlicensed Dog Walkers
Dogs
ActivistPost | The New York Health Department is cracking down on independent dog walkers and using an outdated law to prevent them from doing business. The recent conflict has been brought about by the popularity of a new dog walking...
DHS and FEMA prep for nuclear attack in New Jersey
MetLife Stadium
Fox5NY | Federal authorities are running nuclear response drills at MetLife Stadium in northern New Jersey. Homeland Security and FEMA are conducting Operation Gotham Shield.  The purpose is to practice how to assess, treat and...
The NYPD Just Admitted That It Issued Millions in Illegal Citations
NYPD
VillageVoice | The NYPD has issued illegal parking summonses to thousands of New Yorkers over the past seven years, the department admitted on Friday, extracting as much as $12 million from drivers who had broken no laws, mostly in...
Over 100 Arrested in New York Protest Over Death of Freddie Gray
NYTimes | In an aggressive posture designed to tamp down on early signs of unrest, the police arrested more than one hundred people in Manhattan on Wednesday night as protesters marched in a show of solidarity with demonstrators...
New York City limits juice in day cares
Juice Box
MyFoxNY | Health officials in New York City are cutting the amount of juice that can be served in day care centers and raising the age of children who can drink it. In new rules published this week, the Health Code limits the...
Is NYC’s new gunshot detection system recording private conversations?
Shotspotter
Fusion.net | As Tyrone Lyles lay dying from a gunshot wound on an East Oakland street in 2007, he let out a few last words that would ultimately help authorities convict his killer. “Why you done me like that, Ar?” he pleaded. “Ar,...
New York Assemblyman Unveils Bill To Suppress Non-Government-Approved Free Speech
David I. Weprin
ZeroHedge | In a bill aimed at securing a "right to be forgotten," introduced by Assemblyman David I. Weprin and (as Senate Bill 4561 by state Sen. Tony Avella), liberal New York politicians would require people to remove ‘...
3 Arrested With Multiple Loaded Guns, Knives, Body Armor at Holland Tunnel on Way to NYC
Holland Tunnel
NBCNewYork | Three people were arrested with multiple loaded guns, rifles and ballistic vests at the Holland Tunnel Tuesday when police stopped them for driving with a cracked windshield, authorities tell NBC 4 New York. The three...
New York City police officer shot in the head, one person arrested
NYC Police
AP | A plainclothes New York City police officer was shot in the head and critically injured while in an unmarked police car Saturday as he and his partner attempted to stop and question a man they suspected of carrying a...
New Yorkers With Baltimore Ties Warn Similar Unrest Could Occur in NYC
Maryland Police
NY1 | As tensions run high in Baltimore, many in New York are keeping close watch. A former NYPD commander who headed the Baltimore police department says such violence can happen here. NY1's Dean Meminger filed this report....