There’s an alligator on the loose in New Jersey

There’s an alligator on the loose in New Jersey

An alligator is on the loose in south Jersey — and authorities are warning residents to keep their small pets inside. The 3- to 4-foot gator was spotted in the Devonshire section of Mullica Township Tuesday afternoon, prompting a search by cops…

Sheldon Silver is going straight to jail

Sheldon Silver is going straight to jail

It’ll be, ‘Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200,’ for Sheldon Silver as a judge told the convicted former Assembly speaker he’s going straight to jail next month. Manhattan federal Judge Valerie Caproni rejected Silver’s request for bail pending appeal —…

Woman says Galaxy Note 9 burst into flames inside her purse

Woman says Galaxy Note 9 burst into flames inside her purse

Samsung’s highly touted and supposedly fireproof Galaxy Note 9 cellphone spontaneously combusted inside a Long Island woman’s purse, she charges in a lawsuit. In what could be the first report of a Note 9 catching fire, real estate agent Diane Chung’s legal…

Construction worker feared dead in Brooklyn wall collapse

Construction worker feared dead in Brooklyn wall collapse

Emergency crews were searching for a person trapped in rubble following a wall collapse at a Brooklyn construction site Wednesday, officials said. A construction worker at the site became trapped under debris after the approximately 20 foot wall collapsed around 1:30 p.m….

Siblings spent years squatting in Chelsea building: cops

Siblings spent years squatting in Chelsea building: cops

Three siblings allegedly spent the last two years squatting inside a Manhattan building partially owned by the Korean American Association of Greater New York, law enforcement sources said Wednesday. Two brothers, 51 and 42, and their sister, 32, were busted after cops…

Police seek suspect in sexual assault at Yeshiva

Police seek suspect in sexual assault at Yeshiva

A Hasidic man groped a kitchen worker at a Yeshiva in Borough Park on Saturday, Sept. 2, police said. The suspect approached the worker in the kitchen of the Yeshiva on 13th Avenue near 52nd Street at about 10 a.m. and said…

John Jay professors get hit with sex harassment allegations

John Jay professors get hit with sex harassment allegations

#MeToo has hit one of the nation’s top criminal-justice colleges. John Jay College has placed four professors — including three former department chairmen — on paid leave following sexual-harassment complaints, sources told The Post. Among the accused are Barry Spunt, an associate…

Looking back at the Flatbush where I grew up

Looking back at the Flatbush where I grew up

The Flatbush I grew up in was a kid’s kingdom. People had big families back in the 1960s, four or five children to a household, and the kids on our block took over the street in the summers, playing the games of…

Hundreds of bagpipers honor fallen 9/11 heroes

Hundreds of bagpipers honor fallen 9/11 heroes

Bagpipes by the hundreds sounded out over Ground Zero on Friday as the NYPD Emerald Society joined with pipe and drum bands from the Port Authority, the New Jersey State Police and other regional groups to commemorate the 17th anniversary of 9/11….

City Council weighs bill that would freeze ICE out of city business

City Council weighs bill that would freeze ICE out of city business

A Brooklyn councilman is pushing a bill that would prohibit the city from contracting business with entities enforcing federal immigration laws. The City Council’s Immigration Committee on Thursday will hold a hearing on the bill introduced by its chairman, Brooklyn Democrat Carlos…

Vanilla Ice says he was on Emirates ‘flu’ plane

Vanilla Ice says he was on Emirates ‘flu’ plane

Rapper Vanilla Ice was among the 521 passengers stranded on an Emirates flight at JFK Airport early Wednesday amid an apparent on-board flu outbreak, the one-hit-wonder tweeted. “So I just landed from Dubai and now there is like tons of ambulances and…