FDNY Lt. Alison Russo-Elling stabbing brings ‘defund politicians’ plea

A makeshift memorial in the Astoria neighborhood where FDNY Lt. Alison Russo-Elling worked and was killed called to “Defund the Politicians,” as locals Saturday recalled her accused killer as the “crazy” man who wandered aimlessly in the neighborhood. A stack of signs left among the flowers and candles on 20th Avenue, where the 61-year-old paramedic … Read more

Peter Zisopoulous charged in Alison Russo-Elling’s murder

The maniac who allegedly stabbed veteran FDNY T Lt. Alison Russo-Elling to death in an unprovoked Queens attack has been charged with murder, cops said Friday. Peter Zisopoulous, 34, also faces a weapon possession charge in connection to the senseless attack on the 61-year-old paramedic, who was stabbed more than 20 times at 20th Avenue … Read more

NYC vagrant pummels female straphanger in caught-on-video horror: cops

Shocking surveillance footage shows a woman being viciously assaulted by a homeless man in a Queens subway station after ignoring him on a train, police said Monday. The attack happened just after 5 am Sept. 20 as the 33-year-old victim tried to exit the northbound A train at the Howard Beach stop without engaging with … Read more

Runners retrace 9/11 hero’s path in Tunnels to Towers race

Survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks and veterans of wars that followed were among the 32,000 people who laced up Sunday for the Tunnels to Towers run to retrace the steps of fallen FDNY hero Stephen Siller. The annual 5K event honors Siller for his remarkable race to the World Trade Center towers from Red … Read more

Cops release footage of NYC park sexual assault suspect

Surveillance video captured the fiend who sexually assaulted and robbed a 35-year-old jogger at Fort Tryon Park in Inwood over the weekend, cops said Sunday. The footage shows the black-clothed, hooded suspect fleeing Saturday’s scene on a scooter and heading south on Riverside Drive, said the NYPD, which also released a photo of the perv. … Read more

Jogger sexually assaulted at knifepoint at NYC park

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed at knifepoint Saturday morning while jogging at Fort Tryon Park in Inwood, the NYPD said. The 35-year-old victim was attacked and dragged behind a tree by her hair at 10:50 am near Dyckman Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway, police said. The creep punched the victim in the … Read more

Parents of New Jersey football player who died speak out

The grieving parents of the New Jersey high school football player who died after suffering an apparent head injury expressed regret over missing what wound up being their son’s final game. Xavier McClain, a 15-year-old sophomore and standout football player at Linden High School, spent nearly two weeks in a coma after he was brutally … Read more

NYPD union members axed over vax mandate ordered reinstated

In a major victory for members of the NYPD’s largest police union, a judge ruled Friday cops who were fired for not getting vaccinated against the coronavirus have to be reinstated. In the stunning decision, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Lyle Frank wrote that the city’s vaccine mandate on the Police Benevolent Association was invalid “to … Read more

‘Central Park Karen’ Amy Cooper loses suit against ex-employer

Amy Cooper, the white woman dubbed “Central Park Karen” after accusing a black bird-watcher of threatening her in 2020, lost a lawsuit against her former employer claiming she was illegally fired and portrayed as a racist. US District Judge Ronnie Abrams rejected Cooper’s claim on Wednesday that she was defamed when ex-employer Franklin Templeton, a … Read more