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Correction officer arrested in connection with shooting death of woman in the Bronx

A correction officer has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of woman in the Bronx. Alain Samba, 42, faces a criminally negligent homicide charge. Police say around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, the off-duty officer called 911 after he allegedly shot 35-year-old Marie Faye. The victim, who i

NY1 - 2018-03-23 08:24:00

Driver with suspended license charged in double-fatal crash

JERSEY CITY -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with two counts of death by auto for a crash that killed two Union City residents on Tonnelle Avenue last month, authorities said. Alex Torres, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 when he killed Mario Guevara, 25, and Heat

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:03:47

Hookers steal $96G in settlement cash from man's Queens motel room

Here's one date that didn't have a happy ending. A man who hired three prostitutes to celebrate a $96,000 payday from a legal settlement was robbed in a Queens motel, cops said Thursday. The 30-year-old victim met up with one of the women at the Van Cortlandt Motel on Broadway in Woodside Sunday

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 04:43:54

Hackensack homeless man arrested on charges he stole chargers, clothes

North Jersey digs out from the "four easter." a complicated future for drug sniffing dogs and remembering Dr. Martin Luther King's last visit to New Jersey - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey today." John C. Ensslin Police in Hackensack arrested a homeless man Tuesday on charges he allegedly s

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-22 13:51:52

7-year-old girl brain-dead after hanging prank goes wrong

A Queens girl tied a bathrobe belt around her neck and other end to the refrigerator as a prank - but she actually choked when her mom left the room and the stunt has left her brain-dead, police sources and relatives told The Post on Thursday. Precise Tucker, 7, was trying to play a joke on her mom,

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 18:13:23

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Cops find man's gun moments after bust for MetroCard scam

Cops found a .25-caliber gun on a Brooklyn man Thursday, moments after he was busted for a MetroCard scam, law enforcement sources said. Donovan Hunter, a 27-year-old from Bedford-Stuyvesant, got a two-ride MetroCard in exchange for giving blood and then tried to sell that subway pass to undercover

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-23 02:14:08

Manhole Explosion Near WTC Sends Boom Through Lower Manhattan: Officials

A small manhole explosion sent a loud booming sound through lower Manhattan on Thursday afternoon, officials said. NYPD spokesman J. Peter Donald tweeted that the blast was reported at Nassau Street and Maiden Lane -- about two blocks from the World Trade Center complex -- about 4:15 p.m. The FDNY

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 20:54:26

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Woman shot to death in Bronx apartment, man taken into custody

A shooting in a Bronx apartment left a woman dead and a man in custody Wednesday night. The 35-year-old victim was shot in the left side of her chest in a sixth-floor apartment on Ogden Ave. near University Ave. in Highbridge just before 10:40 p.m., cops said. Medics took the victim to Bronx Leba

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 04:06:39

Parents of man killed during Paterson auxiliary police pursuit get $1.2M settlement

PATERSON - The City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.2 million settlement in a lawsuit involving the death of a man killed in a motorcycle crash while he was being improperly pursued by auxiliary police officers. The April 2012 death of Randolph Waddy IV sparked community protests when authorities w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 21:37:51

Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston


Man accused of beating grandma to death granted call to mother from jail

A mother's love trumps all - even attempted murder, apparently. Would-be matricide victim Alisha Green was granted an odd request Monday, when Manhattan Judge Ericka Edwards modified an order in place that barred her allegedly homicidal son, Gary Bias, from speaking with her. Green had specifically


Genius steals money & lotto tickets in Flushing deli burglary - then tries to cash winning ticket there

A local man who tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket he allegedly stole from a Flushing deli the previous day has been apprehended, prosecutors said. Anthony Rodriguez, 31, was arrested on March 12 by the 111th Precinct. He faces charges of burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief in the t


Hit and run in the Bronx kills pedestrian

Police are investigating a hit and run that killed a pedestrian in the Bronx. A man was struck by a car just after 5 a.m. Monday at 181st Street and Third Avenue in Belmont. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say the driver got out of his vehicle and ran away from the scene.


Bronx man abandons baby in Upper East Side station, claims he lost her while snoozing

Joshua Perez was busted on child endangerment and other charges after allegedly leaving his 6-month-old daughter sitting in her stroller on the No. 4/5/6 platform at the 86th St. subway station on Sunday morning.(Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News) A Bronx dad, possibly high or drunk, abando


Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha


Mount Vernon's Puff Daddy now known as 'Brother Love'

When he was growing up in Mount Vernon, he was known as Sean Combs. Then he was Puffy, or Puff Daddy; Diddy and P. Diddy. Now, according to a new profile in GQ, he's known by a different moniker: "He is called Love now, or Brother Love. Not Diddy or Puffy or Sean or any of those," writes John Jeremi


'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon said on Twitter Monday that she'll challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary in September. Her announcement sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war ch