‘Casanova Scammer’ admits to stealing $1 million from women on dating apps

Brian Wedgeworth, who posed as a doctor, stole upward of $1 million from about 40 women using dating apps, prosecutors say.

By Jaclyn PeiserMay 20, 2022

After the shock fades, fear rises in the aftermath of Buffalo shooting

The gunman’s actions not only cost lives but psychologically maimed those who can most easily envision themselves among the slain.

By Clyde McGradyMay 20, 2022

New beer with ‘a taste of security’ celebrates Finland’s NATO bid

A Finnish brewing company created a beer to celebrate its country's NATO bid — and it's flying off the shelves.

By Julian MarkMay 20, 2022

Vogue magazine publisher asked a British pub to change its name. It refused.

Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue magazine, has apologized after asking a village pub to change its name.

By Julian MarkMay 20, 2022

Accountant retires on cruise ships to avoid cost of land living

Angelyn Burk ran the numbers and got her husband onboard with the idea

By Sydney PageMay 20, 2022

Justice Dept. to unveil new efforts to bolster hate-crime reporting

Attorney General Merrick Garland will welcome civic leaders to the Justice Department to shine a spotlight on new efforts to improve tracking and reporting of bias-motivated crimes.

By David NakamuraMay 20, 2022

Just before Buffalo shooting, 15 users signed into suspect’s chatroom, says person familiar with review

The users were able to scroll through months of voluminous writings and racist screeds.

By Jon Swaine and Reed AlbergottiMay 19, 2022

She expected to pay $1,337 for surgery. She was billed $303,709.

Years after Lisa French argued she was never informed of the massive "chargemaster" price rates and engaged in a years-long legal battle with the hospital, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in her favor this week.

By Timothy BellaMay 19, 2022

Buffalo shooting suspect indicted; grand jury’s work continues

"Payton, you’re a coward!" a person in the gallery yelled as the 18-year-old suspect, Payton Gendron, was led back to a holding area after a brief court appearance.

By Shayna JacobsMay 19, 2022

Vangelis, Oscar-winning composer of ‘Chariots of Fire’ theme, dies at 79

He also scored the films “Blade Runner” and “Missing” and Carl Sagan’s PBS series “Cosmos.”

By Tim GreivingMay 19, 2022

Dispatcher may be fired for allegedly hanging up on Tops worker

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said at a news conference that a 911 dispatcher who allegedly hung up on Tops employee Latisha Rogers has been placed on leave and could be fired by the end of the month.

By Andrea Salcedo and Timothy BellaMay 19, 2022

Why Biden is using the Defense Production Act for the baby formula shortage

The White House’s use of a Cold War-era law reflects the magnitude of the supply crunch that has left many parents scrambling for formula.

By Andrew JeongMay 19, 2022

Vandal forces Johnny Cash silhouette to take a leak on his hometown

The bullet hole in an Arkansas town’s water tower spilled about 180,000 gallons over roughly six days.

By Jonathan EdwardsMay 19, 2022

A woman slipped a note to a KFC worker. It led to her partner’s arrest.

The woman told police her boyfriend, who was armed with a handgun, hit her in the face and took her phone away, an affidavit states.

By Andrea SalcedoMay 19, 2022

Students punished for labeling water fountains ‘Whites only,’ ‘Blacks only’

The signs — reminiscent of segregation — were up for 30 seconds before students took them down, officials at the Cincinnati-area school district said.

By Jaclyn PeiserMay 19, 2022

Biden’s Justice Dept. pressed for strong response to Buffalo massacre

Attorney General Merrick Garland has been talking with civil rights leaders as his agency launches a hate-crimes probe.

By David NakamuraMay 18, 2022

Is Happy the zoo elephant legally a person? A court will decide.

New York's highest court is considering whether an elephant at the Bronx Zoo is entitled to the same right of protection against unlawful imprisonment that people have.

By Marisa IatiMay 18, 2022

Teen digging hole on a beach dies when sand collapses around him

Levi Caverly, 18, and his 17-year-old sister were digging a large hole on a beach in Toms River, N.J., when the sand caved in, police said. Authorities said Caverly's sister was rescued but Caverly died in the collapse.

By Lindsey BeverMay 18, 2022


Today on Post Reports, an estimated 1.5 million retirees have reentered the U.S. labor market over the past year. What’s bringing them back?

By Maggie Penman,  Alexis Diao,  Reena Flores,  Jordan-Marie Smith,  Rennie Svirnovskiy,  Ariel Plotnick,  Emma Talkoff,  Sabby Robinson,  Sean Carter and Julie DepenbrockMay 18, 2022