NYPD: 3 suspicious packages were not explosive

Three suspicious devices that turned out to be empty rice cookers were discovered Friday morning in downtown New York, prompting a brief scare as residents began their day. All the devices were ultimately deemed safe.

Bloomberg defends use of 'stop and frisk' policing

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered a full-throated defense of the New York Police Department's use of "stop and frisk" policing Tuesday evening, attributing the city's declining murder rate during his tenure as mayor to the controversial policy.

Weinstein lawyer seeks dismissal of sex abuse case

Harvey Weinstein's defense team filed a motion Monday to have the five remaining sex crimes charges against him in New York's Supreme Court dismissed, saying in court documents that the entire case was based on a "defective Grand Jury proceeding" that was "irreparably tainted by police misconduct."