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The Woman in the Iron Coffin | Uncovering NYC: New York City's First Free Black Communities - Seneca Village | Secrets of the Dead | PBS

To learn more about Seneca Village and the rich cultural history of New York City, visit theSeneca Village Project,theNew York Preservation Archive Project, and theCentral Park Conservancy.

PBS.ORG - 2018-10-16 21:43:12

Jersey City man charged with heroin, cocaine and crack: police

Officers dispatched to Fairmount and Fairview avenues at about 4:20 a.m. arrested Torrance Servance, who was also wanted on two warrants for bail jumping out of Newark, an official said.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-15 14:04:00

NYPD: Anger over drugs leads to homeless man's fatal attack

Police say Patrick O'Brien was standing outside of the homeless shelter where he lives in Brownsville, Brooklyn, when another resident of the shelter ran him over, knocking him down near the intersection of East New York Avenue and Junius Street, late Saturday morning.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-10-16 15:12:08

Jersey City neighbors object to 8-story building next to homes

The changes, approved 7-1-1, with one member voting no and one abstaining, include raising height limits from four to eight stories and increasing maximum density by allowing up to 170 units. In exchange, the city is requiring the developers provide affordable units equaling 21 percent of the total

NJ.COM - 2018-10-16 03:01:00

Man Dies After Shirt Gets Caught in New York City Subway Station Escalator and Strangles Him

Carlos Alvarez, a 48-year-old man who lived in the Bronx, died after his shirt got stuck in a New York City subway station’s escalator in the early hours of Sunday morning, according toNBC New York.Alvarez fell on the escalator, NBC New York reported. His shirt then reportedly got caught in it and s

PEOPLE - 2018-10-16 12:12:00

Police Reform Is Coming to New York City, but Will the NYPD Follow the Law?

In December 2017, the New York City Council passed two police reform measures, collectively known as the Right to Know Act, which aimed to improve communication and transparency during police stops and searches. On Friday, both bills will take full effect, and the New York Police Department will be


Toddler whose body was dumped along train tracks had cocaine in system, autopsy reveals

The autopsy results are a stunning development in the case, which began in Virginia with the girl's disappearance and led to the arrest of her father in Puerto Rico. Travis Plummer, 37, is charged with one count of disturbing or concealing human remains, a second-degree offense.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-16 15:10:00

No one was shot all weekend in New York City

NEW YORK --Not one person was shot in New York City this weekend, the first time that's happened since 1993.Officials said Monday there were no shootings with victims reported in the five boroughs for all of Friday, Saturday and Sunday.The last shooting before the weekend was on Thursday morning in

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-16 20:43:16

Man, 27, fatally shot in the head outside Bronx apartment building - NY Daily News

Police investigate the scene of a shooting on Bronx Park East and Britton Street in the Bronx, New York City on Monday, October 15, 2018. (Gardiner Anderson / for New York Daily News)

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Bad blood lines: Son accused of killing dad during argument in Bronx home — police - NY Daily News

A 46-year-old man shoved his elderly father into a wall during an argument at the dad's Bronx home, causing head injuries that eventually killed him, police said Tuesday.Brian Murphy, 46, checked into a rehab facility in upstate New York the day after his father, John Murphy, 75, died at Montefiore

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb

Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-16 10:42:00

Pickpocketers target NYC subway, bus riders

September 24: A woman walking near 5th Avenue and 60th Street noticed that her wallet was missing, and on that same day, someone attempted to use her credit card.


Trade Eli Manning from Giants to Jaguars? The idea won't die because it makes too much sense

"What do New Yorkers do when they get toward the end of their careers? What do they do?" Hasselbeck said on Sunday Countdown. "They move to Florida. I would do Eli Manning a solid. I would trade him to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville has a team, they are making a run.


This 40-pound pizza in NYC will cost you $2,000

QUEENS, NY (WPIX) – In New York City, $2,000 could cover your rent. Or pay for about 730 subway rides. Or entire year of coffee runs. It could also buy you a 40-pound cheeseburger pizza.


Proud Boys' violence spills onto New York City streets - Fox News blames Antifa

Fox claimed, 'Antifa strikes again - swords and vandalism at New York GOP office,' suggesting the violence came from the left, despite the fact that Proud Boy's founder Gavin McInnes appeared with the sword

HAARETZ.COM - 2018-10-15 13:26:00

Ex-BF of reality star found in the Bronx says she was addicted to coke

Lyric McHenry was found unconscious in the Bronx the morning of August 14 after celebrating her birthday in downtown NYCShe was 10-weeks pregnant, knees scraped and had a bag of cocaine next to herHer ex-boyfriend says she had gotten into cocaine and partying during her time on her best friend, Magi


MTA Bus Operator Accused Of Exposing Himself To Young Girls

The NYPD said Sunday that 28-year-old Matthew Wohlfahrt, a bus operator with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, was charged with grand larceny, and multiple counts of both endangering the welfare of a child and public lewdness.


NYC Woman Under Fire After Claiming 9-Year-Old Black Boy Groped Her During Encounter Captured on Video

A Brooklyn woman is under fire after calling 911 on a young child, claiming he had groped her inside a Brooklyn deli,KTLA sister station WPIXreported Sunday.


5 are arrested after cops recover drugs and gun: police

Police arrived on Gardner Avenue between Monticello and Summit avenues at 9:44 p.m. on Oct. 10 and identified five members of the group, Wallace-Scalcione said. After further investigation, police recovered suspected narcotics and a firearm; and the five men -- Paul Boykins, Anthony Beckham, Aaron L


Authorities investigate death of woman found in Jersey City building

Police were seen at the building at 38-40 Highland Avenue, a couple blocks from Saint Peter's University, just after 2 p.m. Friday. One of the residents said the woman was in her mid 50s.