A man who had been sitting in a parked SUV, prompting the closure of New York's Columbus Circle and surrounding streets this morning, hours after a suspicious package was thrown into an NYPD vehicle in Times Square, has been taken into custody, according to police.
New Hanover Sheriff Ed McMahon, along with law enforcement veterans are reacting to the killings of two NYPD officers this weekend; the killings, according to the shooter's social media accounts, were in reaction to recent stories involving police officers not being indicted for incidents involving citizens.
A woman has been arrested on charges she abandoned her baby at a Manhattan subway station.
Police said Tuesday that Frankea Dabbs told them that she's homeless and felt she could no longer take care of the little girl.
A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between a New York City mosque site and another building near the World Trade Center.