Brooklyn cop shot my dog — and nearly killed me too

A Brooklyn woman whose beloved dog was gunned down by cops claims she was nearly shot herself during the March incident.Laura Stephen said she was just three feet away from her “life partner,” a Catahoula mix named Ziggy, and trying to leash him when he was killed. She alleges that

Deadbeat film producer owes $2.4M in child support

A famed movie producer accused of stiffing investors has done the same to his ex, according to court papers.Martin Bregman, whose movies include “Scarface” and “Carlito’s Way,” still owes former wife Betty Bregman more than $2.4 million in unpaid support payments, she claims.The two split in 1980, and Martin agreed

Mailman allegedly threatened with a hammer, robbed by duo

A man was arrested after he pushed a Brooklyn mail carrier and swiped his packages — while an accomplice threatened him with a hammer, police sources said Saturday.The 33-year-old postal worker was making a delivery to a home on St. Marks Place near Third Avenue in Boerum Hill around 2

Photographer saves 11-year-old girl from drowning

An 11-year-old girl nearly drowned in the surf at Coney Island Saturday afternoon — before an onlooker and lifeguards came to her rescue, officials and witnesses said.The victim disappeared under shallow water around 1:30 p.m., cops said.William O’Connor, 38, a photographer who was with his 4-year-old son and friends, said,

White power rally organizers are spreading hate to New York

Key organizers of last weekend’s violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., have pursued their agenda of hate in New York.In the past year, members of California-based Identity Evropa have leafleted local college campuses and staged anti-immigrant protests.“They promote white European culture and have tried to recruit students . . . to their

New York City’s anti-hate protest didn’t have anyone to counter

Boston drew 40,000 anti-hate protesters Saturday, but New York only mustered about 100 kindred souls in Chelsea.The group showed up outside Google headquarters on West 16th Street to chant against President Trump, the KKK and neo-Nazis.The gathering had been slated as a counter-protest to a march on Google originally planned

Court clerk was demoted due to absenteeism: state

A Brooklyn court clerk who claimed her complaints about an allegedly lewd boss were ignored because his wife is a judge was demoted because of absenteeism, the state claims.Criminal Court Principal Court Clerk Judy Torres- Albert was returned to her previous gig as an associate clerk “due to absences from

Cabbie killed after car plows into flatbed truck

A cabbie was killed early Saturday when he slammed his car into a flatbed truck in the Bronx, police said.The driver, 45, was on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Castle Hill Avenue in Unionport around 1:55 a.m. when he plowed the back of the truck, cops said.He was pronounced dead

Inside the career of a prolific New York graffiti artist

For the last 25 years, Robert Dyer has lived a double life.Every morning, he catches the 6 train at 7:40 a.m. to his city job at the Department of Health’s tuberculosis lab in Kip’s Bay where he preps specimens for testing.At night, he loads up his pockets with cans of

These smart pups can sniff out terrorists hiding in plain sight

NYPD officers patrolling the US Open Tennis Championships later this month will deploy a secret weapon to help prevent a terrorist bombing like the one that killed 22 outside a UK concert earlier this year: Labrador retrievers that can sniff out suicide bombers.They look like friendly service dogs. But these

Vagrants are going to war against an East Village pastor

Homeless vagrants are seeking unholy vengeance on a humble East Village pastor and his family who are trying to boot their fetid encampment from their church’s doorstep.“It’s gotten so bad that we might move away. I’m fearful for my childrens’ safety,” a worried Irina Belets said of the bums’ war

Horrified wife witnessed husband’s senseless murder

A man who moved from Cypress Hills to Greenpoint because he thought it would be safer, was stabbed to death in his new neighborhood by a stranger — as his wife watched in horror.George Carroll, 42, and his wife Christina, had just checked out a new apartment and were walking

Hospital that axed 120 workers spending millions on legal battles

A financially ailing Brooklyn hospital that laid off 120 workers this year despite being propped up with millions in state cash has spent more than $10 million in long legal battles with four ex-honchos.Wyckoff Heights Medical Center paid two law firms $10.7 million from 2012 through the end of 2015,

Disturbing video shows man’s attack with broken glass

Disturbing footage released by police shows a man using broken glass to attack an acquaintance inside a Manhattan bodega.The duo met by chance inside the Hamilton Deli on Broadway near West 139th Street in Hamilton Heights around 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 6, cops said.Suddenly, the attacker pulled two glass beverage

Jerk drags cop in routine traffic stop, then speeds off

A jerk driving a Nissan dragged a cop 200 feet during a routine traffic stop in Queens early Saturday, and then sped off, police said.The scary incident began when the unidentified officer witnessed a white Altima blow a red light at Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and 144th Avenue in Springfield

Judge will release names of Pharma Bro jurors

The judge at the trial of “Pharma Bro’’ Martin Shkreli Friday ruled the press is entitled to learn the names of the jurors.Brooklyn federal judge Kiyo Matsumoto said there was “no evidence the security of any juror would be placed at risk.’’Shkreli was convicted on three counts of securities fraud

Two coaches reassigned after teen’s death at football practice

Two football coaches at a suburban New York high school where a teenager suffered a fatal injury at a preseason practice will be reassigned pending the outcome of an investigation.The superintendent of the Sachem School District says the head football coach at Sachem East High School and another member of

Driver critically burned in car outside Bronx Zoo

An upstate man is in critical condition after his truck went up in flames in front of the Bronx Zoo, police sources said Friday.The 29-year-old victim, from Carmel, was in his 2005 Chevrolet alone at the zoo’s front entrance on Fordham Road when the truck went ablaze just after 8

Convicted murderer wanted for stabbing man in Little Italy

Police are searching for a convicted murderer who they say knifed an associate on the street in Little Italy in May.Frank Caserta, 54, is wanted for an assaulting a 50-year-old man in front of the Mulberry Bar on Mulberry Street shortly after midnight on May 7, repeatedly stabbing him in

Luxury condo sues alleged “Peeping Tom’ resident

A luxury Greenwich Village co-op comes with its own doorman, garden, bike room — and peeping Tom, according to a Manhattan lawsuit.The HamiltonWilliam C. LopezEddie Wong, a 38-year-old resident of The Hamilton at 60 E. Ninth St., was caught watching a 30-year-old neighbor through her bedroom window after she got

City spent $25M on teachers banned from permanent gigs

The city spent nearly $25 million last year paying teachers who were banned from permanent classroom gigs because of alleged misconduct or incompetence, new Education Department figures show.The teachers made up roughly a third of the 822 city educators assigned to the DOE’s “Absent Teacher Reserve,’’ according to the statistics,

Wife’s $30K wedding ring stolen by husband’s late-night visitor

Another victim of passion had his pricey bling stolen when he invited a strange woman into his Manhattan apartment — but this time the bandit stole a wedding ring belonging to his actress wife.Jean Pierre Henderson, whose wife, Odette Warder, plays an NYPD detective on the crime drama “Shades of

Council candidate boasts about failed women’s politics group

A candidate for City Council in The Bronx has been touting her work as co-founder of a group that encourages women to enter politics — but a member of the outfit says it’s a failed project that never got off the ground.Marjorie Velazquez, who is backed by incumbent Councilman James

Warhol protégée sues neighbor for renovations that wrecked her home

“Baby Jane’’ is taking on Wall Street.Andy Warhol protégée “Baby Jane” Holzer is suing her neighbor, investment giant KKR President Joseph Bae, claiming that the renovation of his $20 million mansion nearly toppled her town house. More On: lawsuits Judge in class-action suit has held one hearing in a year Luxury condo sues alleged

Uber driver accused of raping woman who passed out in back seat

An Uber driver allegedly drove a drunk woman to his home and raped her early Thursday after she passed out in his back seat, police sources said.The 31-year-old Manhattan victim, who was intoxicated, ordered the Uber to pick her up at East 52nd Street in Manhattan about 1:40 a.m. Thursday.

Maniac slashes man multiple times in vicious attack

Police are looking for a knife-wielding maniac who brutally attacked a man in Chelsea on Thursday.The attacker jumped the 27-year-old man from between two parked cars in front of 158 West 29th Street just before 5:30 p.m. He slashed the victim multiple times in the face, back and arms before

Judge postpones Weiner’s sentencing for sexting scandal

A Manhattan judge Friday agreed to postpone sentencing for serial sexter and disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner.Weiner’s lawyers had asked Manhattan federal Judge Denise Cote on Thursday to push back his Sept. 8 sentencing date to Oct. 6, saying they needed more time to review the guidelines to “best [address

The best places to see the solar eclipse in NYC

Monday marks the celestial event of the decade — so don’t waste it working. Grab your glasses and head for these New York hotspots.See the sights for free on 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge’s rooftop, or buy into a $35 party package: one “Frozen Eclipse” cocktail, a lobster roll and eclipse eyewear. You

Bronx Community College removes Confederate busts

The busts of two Confederate generals were removed from their pedestals at Bronx Community College in a move applauded by students there Friday.“Hell, yeah, I’m happy it’s removed,” said Jessica Sutherland, 24, who’s majoring in journalism and philosophy.“White supremists aren’t role models. We need to display people who have love