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Bayonne woman acquitted of murdering husband, faces retrial on aggravated manslaughter
JERSEY CITY — A Bayonne woman accused of strangling her husband with a lamp cord was acquitted of murder Monday, but she still faces the specter of up to 30 years in prison after a jury failed to return a verdict on a lesser charge.
Union City cop rejoins force after eight-year battle with cancer
After battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer for the better part of the past decade, Union City Police Lt. James D’Andrea rejoined the force full-time after receiving a clean bill of health last month.
Can't-miss food and drink events in New York City this week
If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of New York City food and beverage. From a bottomless brunch to a Hudson river cruise, there's plenty to explore and enjoy if you're hungry for something new.
Video: Shocking Footage Shows Cop Ripping 1-year-old Child Out of Mother's Arms at Social Services Office
Police have launched an investigation into a “troubling” video that shows several New York police officers attempting to pull a 1-year-old baby from the arms of his mother on the floor of a social services office in Brooklyn.
Man dead after being found unconscious near the East River in Manhattan
MANHATTAN — A man has died after he was found laying unconscious on the beach of the East River, the NYPD said Monday. The man was found shortly after 7 a.m. on the beach near East 20th Street and FDR Drive in Manhattan. It was not immediately known who found him or called 911.
Mother of former Hudson mayor dies
Arline Walter, the mother of the late Union City mayor Bruce Walter, passed away on December 7. She was 94. Walter spent 30 years working at the Union City post office before retiring in 2001.
Anti-Gay Subway Attack Leaves Woman With Cracked Spine, Cops Say
FOREST HILLS, NY — A bigoted straphanger cracked a woman's spine late last month in an anti-gay attack aboard a subway train in Queens, police said. The Nov. 30 assault is being investigated as a hate crime, an NYPD spokesman said.
Hudson Valley Man Murdered Near Popular Bar
A Hudson Valley man was fatally shot near a popular local bar. On Friday, 37-year-old Terry Cherry of Poughkeepsie was charged with second-degree murder for his role in the Nov. 5, murder of Jaquan Johnson.
Officer wounded as police shoot and kill knife-wielding man in Staten Island
SHORES ACRES, Staten Island — Police officers responding to a domestic dispute call on Staten Island late Sunday night opened fire on a man carrying a knife, killing him and seriously wounding one of the officers at the scene, police said.
NYPD: Officers shoot, kill man brandishing knife in Staten Island
Police Commissioner James O'Neill said that one of the officers first struck the man by firing a Taser stun gun, but "the Taser did not stop the threat" as the man "made a move towards them."
Woman suffers fractured spine in Queens subway attack, police investigating as hate crime
FOREST HILLS, Queens (WABC) -- The NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an attack on a subway in Queens. The attack happened November 30th on a Manhattan-bound E train heading to the Forest Hills Station.
Google Employee, 22, Found Dead Inside New York Headquarters: Reports
A 22-year-old Google software engineer was found dead at his desk at the firm’s New York City branch, according to reports. Scott Krulcik was found unconscious at his work desk on the sixth floor in the Chelsea building after a janitor noticed it on Dec. 7.
Man Fatally Struck By SUV While Setting Up Cones For Movie Shoot In Brooklyn
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 63-year-old man was struck and killed by an SUV early Monday in Brooklyn. Police said Pedro Jimenez, of Manhattan, was setting up cones for a film shoot on Douglas Street near Court Street in the Cobble Hill neighborhood when he was hit around 4:20 a.m.
Video Posted To Facebook Showing NYPD Officers Taking 1-Year-Old From Mother Creates A Stir
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There is outrage over a violent arrest. The NYPD and city officials are investigating after cellphone video posted online shows police officers yanking a child from his mother’s arms at a Brooklyn city agency building, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported Sunday night.
Woman suffers spine injury in Queens subway attack aboard E train, police say
A woman suffered a spinal fracture after an attack aboard a Manhattan-bound E train in Queens last month, according to the NYPD. After 5 p.m. on Nov. 30, a man approached a 20-year-old woman on the subway en route to the Forest Hills/71st Avenue station and argued with her, using a "slur based upon
Rhinebeck Restaurant Quietly Closes After Just a Few Months
There is another Hudson Valley restaurant that has quietly closed. The restaurant is in Rhinebeck, called Catch 38 and was open less than 6 months. The post on the restaurants Facebook post says that they are closed, but will be re-opening under a new brand in March of 2019.
Wilfred DeFour, 100-year-old Tuskegee Airman, dies
HARLEM, New York – Wilfred DeFour, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, was found dead Saturday in New York. He was 100. New York police said officers responded to a 911 call to a residence in Harlem and found a man identified as DeFour unconscious and unresponsive. There were no
New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Game info, where to watch, notes
After getting embarrassed at home just a few weeks ago. the Jets will look to get revenge on the Bills in Buffalo on Sunday. While the Jets have not officially named a starting quarterback, in all likelihood it will be Sam Darnold returning under center. Lucky for him, he missed the first matchup ag
Driver dead after being found lying alongside car on Belt Parkway
BATH BEACH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A driver is dead after he was found lying alongside his car on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn early Sunday. The 33-year-old man was discovered along the passenger side of his blue 2008 Ford Mustang near Exit 4 in the Bath Beach section at about 4:40 a.m.
Incoming House Judiciary Chair Says Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offenses
Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday morning, incoming House Judiciary Chair Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who would be in charge of any impeachment hearings, made clear that if the allegations in the Michael Cohen sentencing memo are true, “They would be impeachable offenses.”