NYPD police chief James O’Neill in Dublin. The commissioner will be a guest speaker at this year’s I.NY Festival which takes place in Limerick in October. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Police forces must be fully resourced and highly visibly in the community to tackle localised crime waves, New York police chief James O’Neill has sai(...)

Gwen Carr (centre) holds a portrait of her son Eric Garner in New York in July, 2015.  File photograph: Mark Kauzlarich/The New York Times

The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer, who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a chokehold which contributed to his death, (...)

 Danny McGee (21) was found lying unresponsive on the ground outside the Gaslight Bar in Queens, New York, shortly before 4am on Thursday morning.

A man has been charged in connection with the assault on a Co Longford man in New York during the early hours of Thanksgiving morning. Twenty-one yea(...)

US actor Robert De Niro. Photograph: Nina Prommer/EPA

New York police have recovered a suspicious package addressed to actor Robert De Niro which may contain a device similar to others sent to leading Dem(...)

Actor Robert De Niro. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

US federal authorities investigating a spate of pipe bombs sent this week to several prominent critics of President Donald Trump have turned their att(...)

Nearly 3,000 people died on 9/11 when other airplanes were flown into New York’s World Trade Centre and the Pentagon

US president Donald Trump led tributes to the thousands of victims who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, as America h(...)

Jamie Monahan at the shore in Brooklyn, New York. Monahan will attempt to become the fastest person to complete six marathon swims on six continents within 16 days. Photograph: Marian Carrasquero/The New York Times

The weather wasn’t cooperating with Jaimie Monahan on a recent weekend morning. It had rained heavily the night before, making the wind and waves too (...)

Harvey Weinstein (left)  exits from the New York state Supreme Court with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman on Monday. Photograph: Peter Foley/ Bloomberg.

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal sex assault case brought a(...)

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrives to face an indictment on two counts of rape in Manhattan supreme court in New York on Tuesday. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of rape and sexual assault, his lawyer said, in the first cases involving the di(...)

A handcuffed Harvey Weinstein is led into criminal court in lower Manhattan for arraignment on Friday morning, May 25, 2018. Weinstein was arrested by detectives on Friday on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex, capping a lengthy inquiry into the avalanche of accusations against him that spawned a public reckoning, and, with it, the global #MeToo movement. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times) Rape charge: a handcuffed Harvey Weinstein is led into criminal court in lower Manhattan on Friday morning. Photograph: Hilary Swift/New York Times

The disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for alleged inc(...)

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