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Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing was cleared of the charges Wednesday, when prosecutors dropped a case that new witnesses threw into question. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. Newfound witnes

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:24:21

MTA train operator gets 26 years in prison for killing Forest Hills jeweler in road rage attack

A suspended MTA operator will spend a long time in prison for killing a famous Forest Hills jeweler during a July 2015 road rage incident. Charles Jordan, 48, of Valley Stream, Long Island, was ordered on Wednesday to serve up to 26 years in prison for the death of Aron "Eric" Aranbayev, a married f

QNS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:00:17

Dancer for Jay-Z and Beyonce who 'raped a drunk 17-year-old girl as she drifted in and out of consciousness in a New York hotel' pleads guilty to a lesser charge and is released

Bijan Williams, 34, was arrested in July of last year for alleged rapePolice arrested him after a girl, 17, alleged that he got her drunk and raped herGirl said she drifted in and out of consciousness after a night of heavy drinkingWhen she woke up at 3am, Williams was raping her, she told policeCop

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-21 23:14:37

Sorry, Kids: New York City Public Schools Will Be Open Thursday

New York City public schools will be open on Thursday, Mayor de Blasio's press secretary said. Eric Phillips said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that classes would be in session despite the snow that had fallen on the five boroughs for much of the day. City schools were closed on Wednesday. "The M

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-21 21:05:15

Homeless man, 19, cuffed for fatal attack on Bronx father of three 

Cops caught a 19-year-old homeless man they say killed a Bronx father of three when the teen and another man jumped the victim and smashed his head against the sidewalk, police said Wednesday. Ceasar Johnson was arrested Monday and charged with the murder of Philip Roseburgh, 35, a single dad who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:28:42

Brooklyn girl testifies against man she says stabbed her and killed her friend

A young girl testified this week at the murder trial of the man accused of attacking her and her friend inside an elevator in Brooklyn. 11-year-old Mikayala Capers says she had just finished a game of tag and was headed upstairs for Italian ices with her friend, Prince Joshua Avitto, back in June of

NY1 - 2018-03-21 07:31:00

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Airline crewman tried to sneak past customs with 9 pounds of cocaine: feds

A Fly Jamaica Airways crewmember tried to sneak 9 pounds of cocaine into the US - strapping it onto his legs and brazenly strolling through customs at JFK airport, officials said. Hugh Hall, a resident of Jamaica, was flying into New York on St. Patty's Day when he was caught with the secret stash -

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 22:37:07

31 people hurt in school bus crash in Brooklyn: FDNY

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - Nearly three dozen people were hurt Tuesday afternoon in a school bus crash in Brooklyn, fire officials said. The crash happened about 12:45 p.m. near Rockaway Avenue and Eastern Parkway. It's unclear whether any other vehicles were involved. At least 31 people suffered minor

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 17:45:03

MTA worker dies; subway service disrupted in New York City

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota discusses what led to the deterioration of the NYC subway system during a presentation in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Video Courtesy: MTA) Jon Campbell / Albany Bureau Subway service has been disrupted in New York City after an MTA worker died on the job today. A

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 10:48:44

NYC Weather Forecast: Winter Storm Could Drop 16 Inches Of Snow

NEW YORK, NY - New York City could be bombarded by snow for more than 24 hours during the upcoming winter storm, the National Weather Service announced Tuesday. The weather service has issued a winter storm warning for the city and its surrounding areas starting midnight Tuesday and continuing to 8

PATCH - 2018-03-20 12:13:53

Woman Needs 93 Stitches After Brooklyn McDonald's Slashing: NYPD

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - An 18-year-old girl needed 93 stitches after she was slashed in the face outside a Brooklyn McDonald's. Police released photos Monday night of a man who attacked the teenager outside the fast food restaurant on Mermaid and Stillwell avenues at about 5 p.m. on Feb. 9. The suspec

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:00:11

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


Police searching for man accused of shooting livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - Police released surveillance footage Monday of the man wanted for shooting a livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx. Driver Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho, 26, was flagged down by a man while he was driving home on Saturday, March 17, according New York State Federation of Tax

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 09:07:49

NYC might get nearly a foot of snow from another nor'easter

ZUMAPRESS.com On the first day of spring, the fourth nor'easter in a month is barreling toward the Big Apple, where it is expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow and disrupt travel Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 13:42:42

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


Woman charged with slapping cop, threatening to kill him: complaint

JERSEY CITY -- An apparently intoxicated Union City woman has been charged with smacking a police officer in the face and threatening to kill him as he accompanied her to the hospital last week. Yolanda C. Perez, 52, of 37th Street, struck the officer with an open hand, causing a cut on his nose ins


NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed about an hour after that,

BUSINESS INSIDER AUSTRALIA - 2018-03-20 13:22:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25