He also yelled about his love for fashion photography, and started doing the worm.
"I know it's illegal, but it's the weekend," the guy explained to the cops.
Much has been made of the killer's apparent interest in ISIS, but less time has been spent looking at the ways Mateen fit other patterns of violence.
Some high-end clients were quoted $8,400 for 14-hour appointments, prosecutors say.
The criminal charges lean heavily on social media activity by young men of color.
The Guardian Angels, New York City's most famous vigilantes, are back on the streets and subways in response to a series of slashings earlier this year.
The man whose body was found Monday was allegedly a high-ranking member of the G Stone Crips.
Apr 27, 2016
Gang members are suspected of having a hand in at least eight murders—as well as terrorizing people with the threat of random violence.
A former officer for the NYPD breaks down the class-action lawsuit led by minority cops against the largest police force in America.
On December 6, 2015, the lifeless body of the child star was discovered by his roommate. I witnessed the subway altercation with two cops that has clouded his legacy.
The NYPD worked with the feds to spy on the Muslim community, and now it's trying to beat a lawsuit using a 40-year-old CIA secrecy doctrine.
Here's how New York cops are responding to a spike in blade violence (besides with a shitty pun).
Over three quarters of New York police officers wouldn't recommend their family members try the gig, according to a survey by the politically powerful police union.
An intellectually-disabled man who was already on crutches from a previous shooting somehow got fingered for a woman's murder. Then he was failed by his own lawyers and shady prosecutors.
Mar 9, 2016
So far in 2016, half of the cops shot in New York were hit by friendly fire.
The NYPD has softened penalties for possessing pot, but law enforcement still hits some people harder than everyone else.
The NYPD has used StingRay trackers more than 1,000 times since 2008 for cases ranging from prank 9-1-1 calls to murder.
Years after stop and frisk was ruled unconstitutional, a new report says many beat cops in the NYPD are clueless.
The NYPD tweeted out a PSA showing terrifying photos of burned bedsheets left by a phone that overheated and exploded.
We asked active-duty New York City cops about the rare conviction of an officer for killing someone in the line of duty.
Project Heat tells the story of life in East New York's Pink Houses just as an NYPD cop faces trial for accidentally killing a resident.
Day two of the trial for NYPD Officer Peter Liang, who accidentally shot and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in 2014, zeroed on whether it made sense for him to have his gun drawn.
The NYC authorities are considering reforms that would soften penalties for things like urinating in public, making unreasonable noise, and hanging out in a park after dark.
A sergeant on the scene of Eric Garner's now-famous death in July 2014 is being slapped with departmental charges. We asked a former cop and prosecutor exactly what that means.