Jesse O’Neill

Jesse O’Neill

About the Author

Jesse O’Neill is an experienced journalist who covers metro, national and international stories for The Post across an array of subjects including breaking news, public affairs and pop culture. The SUNY Oneonta graduate is also an Emmy-nominated television news producer with stints at WPIX and NY1, as well as a multi-instrumentalist with a lifelong passion for writing and performing music. He once outpaced an NFL wide receiver in the New York City Marathon, but ultimately failed to win the race.

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Teacher sues after he's convicted of putting 'For Sale' sign in truck window

“This lawsuit is bigger than me, it’s about standing up for the free speech rights of everybody in Nazareth," said the retired Pennsylvania teacher.

Proposed train station that resembles a massive sanitary pad torched for 'embarrassing' design

A proposed train station in Nanjing, China looks like a massive sanitary pad, critics said after after absorbing the design renderings.

USC valedictorian stands by anti-Israeli activism that got her barred as graduation speaker

"I stand by exactly what I stand by. It is the very values and the very lessons USC taught me that I stand by," Asna Tabassum told KABC-TV Wednesday.

Lauren Sánchez appears to diss Keith McNally after he called her 'absolutely revolting'

Lauren Sánchez, the fiancée of mega-billionaire Jeff Bezos, appeared to take a dig at New York City restaurateur Keith McNally after the Brit dubbed her "absolutely revolting" on social media.

NYPD clashes with migrant vendors on NYC block known for selling stolen goods, hookers raided

The NYPD on Tuesday clashed with migrant vendors and confiscated their apparently stolen merchandise on a troubled Jackson Heights block known for its illicit open-air market and hookers on the...

Atlantic City mayor and school superintendent wife deny beating their daughter

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. and his wife on Tuesday denied abusing their daughter a day after they were both charged for allegedly beating her unconscious with a broom....

NYC teacher targeted in anti-Israel student riot returned to class to show she ‘wasn’t going to run away’

Karen Marder identified herself as the teacher who was forced to hide in a locked office as the angry mob tried to push its way into her classroom at Hillside...

Police officer in ritzy NJ enclave recovering after being shot near township’s high school

A Montclair, NJ police officer suffered "non-life threatening" injuries after being shot near the Essex County township's high school Monday afternoon.

Infectious disease spread by rat urine seeps into NYC after record high 2023: officials

Leptospirosis can cause fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, vomiting, diarrhea, kidney or liver failure and meningitis.

Bodies of missing Kansas moms ID'd as preacher's wife and pal who were victims of 'brutal crime' after custody battle

The remains of Veronica Butler, 27, and Jillian Kelley, 39, both from Hugoton, were discovered Sunday in a "very rural area" near where their abandoned blood-soaked vehicle was found in...

Ex-NATO leader rips 'timid' White House for not hitting harder at Iran-backed Houthis over warship assaults

"We are trying to be very calibrated in our approach, and it’s not working," said ex-NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis, who served under President Barack Obama when Joe Biden...

Sydney mall attack madman's 6 victims include mom who died protecting 9-month-old, newly engaged daughter of entrepreneur

A security guard and five women were killed by Joel Cauchi, 40, before a female police officer shot him dead.

Iranian general whose assassination triggered weekend attack on Israel helped plan Oct. 7: report

An Iranian-backed group's description of the slain officer marked the "clearest admission of Iran’s involvement in the atrocities which saw 1,200 mostly civilians murdered and over 250 taken hostage, since...

Israelis flock to beaches, cafes after Iran attack: 'It's normal life for them'

Non-plussed Israelis sunbathed and enjoyed outdoor cafes Sunday, hours after Iran’s air assault. 

Family of crazed Sydney mall killer praise officer who fatally shot him

Joel Cauchi’s parents condemned their son for carrying out the deadliest mass-casualty attack in the nation in years and sent well wishes to the cop who gunned him down.

Orthodox Jewish man brutally stabbed during 'horrific assault' in Rockland County

The unnamed victim had been "accosted" in front of his home Thursday and "stabbed multiple times about his body including his head and neck," Ramapo Police said.

7-year-old girl injured in Iranian drone strike

The Bedouin girl was injured when shrapnel from an intercepted ballistic missile fell on her family's home.

Here’s how much it will cost to travel to see total solar eclipses in Iceland, Spain, Egypt and Australia

If last week's eclipse left you wanting more, now's the time to start thinking about planning trips to Europe, Africa and Australia, which will all see total solar eclipses over...

Minn. man found guilty in fatal stabbing death of teen in river tubing brawl

A jury found Nicolae Miu guilty of first degree reckless homicide following the stabbing rampage that killed Isaac Schuman, 17, and injured four of his friends.

Texas man yelled 'I can't breathe' before being killed in police custody, body cam video shows

Multiple hospital officers are seen restraining Kenneth Knotts during a mental evaluation in 2022 before he died in what officials ruled a homicide.