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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

NYC Woman Charged With Attempted Murder

PORTSMOUTH, NH - A New York woman was arrested and held without bail after what police are describing as an attempt at murder in a local hotel this morning, according to an alert. Jasmine Henderson, 32, of Morris Avenue in The Bronx, NY, was arrested on March 16, 2018, and charged with attempted sec

PATCH - 2018-03-16 21:58:24

VIDEO: Students join picket line in Jersey City teacher strike

JERSEY CITY -- Students at Snyder High School say they would rather protest with their teachers outside than sit in an auditorium with nothing to do all morning. More than 100 students lined Bergen Avenue chanting "no contract, no work" as part of the city's first teacher strike in 20 years. "I su

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 14:52:45

St. Patrick's Day Parade route, street closures

NEW YORK - Manhattan's Fifth Avenue will become a river of green and thunder with the sounds of more than 100 marching bands Saturday in the 257th edition of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. The parade starts at 11 a.m. and typically lasts for nearly six hours, taking an estimated 150,000 m

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-17 12:19:48

Livery cab driver shot multiple times in the Bronx: police

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - A livery cab driver is in critical, but stable condition after he was shot multiple times and robbed in the Bronx early Saturday. Around 12:45 a.m., livery cab driver, Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho, 26, dropped off a passenger outside of 1338 Morrison Ave. in Soundview when the male

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-17 14:30:13

Want To Buy A Multi Family Home in Crown Heights Brooklyn

Ready to buy your first multifam real estate investment property in Crown Heights Brooklyn and don't know where to start. Currently there are 13 Multi family 2 - 4 family investment properties for sale in Crown Heights Brooklyn posted on the Brooklyn MLS prices ranges from $699,000 to $2,550,000

ACTIVERAIN - 2018-03-17 03:52:00

Masked Stranger Hides in Bathroom, Rapes 12-Year-Old Girl at Knifepoint: NYPD

A short, heavyset masked man wearing gloves broke into a Brooklyn home, hid behind a shower curtain and emerged to rape a 12-year-old girl at knifepoint, say police, who are looking for the alleged attacker. The sexual assault happened at around 7:30 a.m. on Monday, March 5, in the area of Farragut

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-16 18:36:15

4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 15:58:23

Fire near LIRR tracks causes service suspensions

A fire near train tracks in Queens caused Long Island Railroad service suspension on four branches. The FDNY said the fire started at 1:10 p.m. and is up to a fourth alarm. More than 160 firefighters are responding to the scene at Royal Waste Services, a recycling plant on Hollis Avenue in the Holli

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-16 17:55:51

Nightmare Friday: NJ Transit Suspended for Hours Between New York Penn, Newark Due to Stuck Bridge

Amtrak, which owns the bridge, tweeted an update shortly after 8 a.m. saying the broken bridge part was repaired earlier and crews were working to get all necessary devices going to restore normal rail traffic An open portal bridge has suspended New Jersey Transit trains between New York Penn Statio

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-16 09:38:37

NYC Weather Forecast: Springtime Snow Looms After Sunny Weekend

NEW YORK, NY - The last days of winter will feel more like spring than the actual first day of spring. Clear skies and slightly chilly temperatures lie ahead until Tuesday, when snow showers could hit New York City on the vernal equinox, the latest National Weather Service forecast shows. Saturday a

PATCH - 2018-03-16 13:37:35

Frank talk about women's bodies and sex in Jersey City

Dr. Nina Brochmann and medical student Ellen Stokken Dahl will be in Jersey City Monday, March 19 to dispel a few myths and offer some straight-forward advice about sex. Authors of "The Wonder Down under: The Insider's Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina" (Quercus, 304pp, $32) w

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 11:00:00

Train service suspended into New York City

NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - NJ Transit and Amtrak train service between Newark and New York was suspended on Friday morning due to a bridge being stuck in the open position. The aging Portal Bridge was not able to close properly. NJ Transit said that PATH was cross-honoring tickets at Newark, Hoboken and 33

FOX5NY.COM - 2018-03-16 12:49:00

Black Mothers In NYC Are 12 Times More Likely To Die In Childbirth Than White Women

The numbers of Black women dying from complications during pregnancy and childbirth are alarming. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Black women are three to four times more likely to die trying to bring life into this world than their white counterparts. But in New York City, that number

ESSENCE - 2018-03-16 22:44:40

Cuomo, de Blasio and other elected officials join NYC students during National School Walkout

"This day is about young people talking to elected officials," a councilman said during an after-school rally. Gov. Andrew Cuomo joins students at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan during the national school walkout on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt Gov. Andrew Cuomo


Man gets 30 years for road rage killing of ex-NFL player

GRETNA, La. (AP) - The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, had faced up to 40 years in prison. Defense lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnigh


Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-15 19:29:15

5 Comedy Shows to Catch in NYC This Weekend

Aaron Jackson, who appears on "The Opposition With Jordan Klepper," will take part in "The 'Sup Show" at Caveat on Saturday.Credit Gavin Bond Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. DAVID CROSS at Littlefield (March 20, 8 p.m.). The veteran acto

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-15 21:00:05

Former Jersey City police dispatcher guilty of strangling wife

JERSEY CITY -- Family members of the Monica Montone gasped with relief when her husband, a former Jersey City police dispatcher, was convicted today of strangling his wife inside their County Village home in 2014. "I lost my breath for a second when he said guilty," said Jose Garcia, the brother of


NYPD: Man Used Dumbbell to Kill Possible Sex Partner in Brooklyn

A 21-year-old man fatally struck a 60-year-old man in the head with a dumbbell before a possible sexual encounter in Brooklyn Wednesday, authorities said. Police said the suspect went to Clifford Williams' apartment on the 700 block of Willoughby Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant for a possible sexual en