Man took Greyhound bus for joyride through Midtown: cops

A man took a Greyhound bus for a joyride in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday afternoon, officials said. A dispatcher told PAPD cops the bus was stolen from the Port Authority Bus Terminal at 40th Street and Dyer Avenue around 1:30 p.m. A short time later, a Greyhound employee flagged down

Activists scramble to save last orphaned coyote

They weren’t crying wolf. Animal activists are desperately trying to save the last orphaned coyote living near LaGuardia Airport — after warning for over a year that the animal and its siblings were marked for death. The animal lovers say the Port Authority and U.S. Department of Agriculture reneged on

The time has come to privatize JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is always a step behind the curve. By the time its terminals opened to the public in 1948, they were already too small and out of date. Decades later, nothing has changed, as shown by this month’s “bomb-cyclone” cold snap. However you slice

Former transportation secretary to probe JFK fiasco

see also The Port Authority has brought on former US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to investigate the Kennedy Airport water-main debacle that left tens of thousands of passengers stranded, officials announced on Wednesday afternoon. LaHood, who served under former President Barack Obama, will assemble a team of experts who will

Republican sues cop for alleged assault over Trump name-drop

see also A Port Authority cop beat a Republican official after the GOPer allegedly name-dropped President Trump during a traffic stop, according to a $100 million suit against the officer and the PA. Arcadio Casillas said, “I know Donald Trump. I will have your job for this,” when Deputy Inspector

Loads of cash, weed found in van bound for NYC

Port Authority cops seized more than $100,000 cash from an unregistered van that reeked of marijuana as it headed toward the Holland Tunnel, authorities said Thursday. Bentley Cumberbatch, 41, of Brooklyn was driving a green van with two other men inside when he pulled up to the tunnel toll

Port Authority’s breach of contract is ‘grave risk’ to national security: suit

Port Authority officials have “willfully” breached their contract with the ARK animal terminal at JFK Airport, thus causing a “grave risk” to national security due to “accidental infection” or “intentional attack” via biological weapons of mass destruction, a lawsuit says. Airline companies, ground handlers, freight forwarders, security firms and

Rookie Port Authority cop busts bogus handbag dealer

A bogus handbag dealer taking a van full of fake designer goods to a flea market in New Jersey was busted Thursday by a rookie cop on his first week on the job, police said. Bubacarr Drammeh, 49, of the Bronx was driving with hundreds of bags, shoes and

Bill Bratton issues dark warning on looming terror attacks

Suicide bombings like last week’s Port Authority attack will explode in frequency and become “a fact of life in America” — especially New York City, former NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton warned on the Cats Roundtable radio show Sunday. “The issue of terrorism is not going away — it’s probably

New York, New Jersey agree on funding for Gateway Tunnel

New York and New Jersey have agreed on how they will fund the Gateway Tunnel. The states had already committed to funding their half of the project that will provide a new Hudson train passage between the two states. On Thursday, they laid out where the states’ share will

Suspected bomber to Trump: ‘You failed to protect’ America

Port Authority bomber Akayed Ullah wanted to send a message straight to the White House: “Trump you failed to protect your nation.” That’s what the 27-year-old ISIS adherent wrote on his Facebook page while on his way to blow himself up at the bustling transit hub Monday morning, according

Suspected Port Authority bomber hit with terror charges

The alleged Port Authority bomber has been formally hit with a slew of terror-related charges, authorities said Tuesday. Akayed Ullah, 27, has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, support act of terrorism, and making a terroristic threat in connection with Monday’s attack, police said. Ullah, a native of

Port Authority terror suspect’s wife gets grilled in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi authorities on Tuesday were grilling the wife and other relatives of the alleged Port Authority bomber, officials said. Authorities from Bangladesh’s Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Department were interrogating 25-year-old Jannatul Ferdous Jui, the wife of 27-year-old suspect Akayed Ullah, following Monday’s ISIS-inspired terror attack. Details

MTA worker describes moment blast rocked Port Authority

A subway station cleaner who was there when a would-be suicide bomber detonated his pipe bomb in a passageway full of people described the moment the explosion happened. Sean Monroe, 32, was on his way – broom and dust pan in hand – to clean up a spill in

Port Authority bombing creates rush-hour chaos

The explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal subway station snarled the Monday morning rush for thousands of commuters. 1, 2, 3, A, C, E, N, Q, R, W and 7 trains were all bypassing 42nd Street as police investigate, according to the MTA. A and C trains were stopping along

Video captures suspect setting off pipe bomb in bus terminal

Cellphone video appears to show the moment a man detonated a pipe bomb inside the Port Authority bus terminal subway station Monday morning. The footage from a Port Authority surveillance camera monitor shows commuters walking through a narrow hall on the way to the A, C and E trains

Neighbors say Port Authority bombing suspect always looked ‘angry’

Monday’s would-be suicide bomber is a former black-car driver from Bangladesh who lived with his parents in Brooklyn — and walked around “always angry,’’ neighbors and authorities said. “I’ve seen him in the neighborhood’’ going to get his coffee and bagels, said Kat Mara, 63, who works at a

Port Authority bomb suspect said attack was payback for violence in Gaza

The ISIS-inspired Port Authority bombing suspect was trying to exact revenge for Israeli actions in Gaza, according to a new report. Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant living in Brooklyn, allegedly told cops that he wanted vengeance for attacks in the Palestinian territory — where four people have been killed

Terror victim is ‘angry’ after Port Authority attack, family says

One of the victims in Monday’s terror bombing under the Port Authority Bus Terminal is “angry” and on edge hours after the rush-hour attack, her family told The Post. Alfonso Chavez, 42, said his sister Veronica Chavez, 45, was “steps away from the explosion” when suspect Akayed Ullah allegedly

Suicide bombing suspect was a cab driver bent on revenge: cops

The would-be suicide bomber who detonated an explosive device underground near the bustling Port Authority Bus Terminal, is a former New York City cab driver who told investigators that he was inspired by ISIS to carry out the attack for revenge, law enforcement sources said. Akayed Ullah, 27, who

FBI, NYPD raid Port Authority bomb suspect’s apartment

FBI agents and NYPD cops swooped down on three Brooklyn apartments tied to Monday’s would-be terror bomber — including the pad where he is believed to have assembled his crude explosive device, law-enforcement sources said. The members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force are hunting for evidence including computers,

Man slashes stranger’s face near Port Authority: cops

A knife-wielding man sliced a stranger in the face outside the Port Authority because he bumped into him on the street, police sources said Friday. Luke Emungania-Tall, 21, was arrested for attacking the unnamed 24-year-old man on 42nd Street near Ninth Avenue in Manhattan at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Port

Schumer blasts Port Authority for stiffing 9/11 heroes

The Port Authority has a “moral obligation” to honor its promises to 9/11 heroes who risked their lives rescuing a paralyzed co-worker from one of the crumbling Twin Towers, Sen. Charles Schumer said on Sunday. Schumer was responding to The Post’s Page 1 story about the PA yanking vacation days it

Port Authority screws 9/11 heroes out of vacation days

Ten Port Authority workers who heroically carried their paralyzed coworker down 69 flights of stairs on 9/11 — and who received bonus vacation days for their heroism — have had their rewards yanked by the stingy agency. The story of John Abruzzo’s rescue was one of the uplifting tales to come

Badge of murdered cop swiped from sister’s home

The treasured police badge of a murdered Port Authority cop was swiped from his sister’s Brooklyn home Sunday, the woman told police. Stacey Sala said that when she asked a male friend who has been living with her in Bensonhurst for two weeks to move out around midnight, he left —