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Woman, 34, found cuffed and dead in Brooklyn home with plastic bag over her head

A Brooklyn woman was found dead Sunday in her bedroom, with her hands cuffed behind her back and a plastic bag over her head, police said. Officers found Ketsia Zephir, 34, in her home on E. 21st St. near Newkirk Ave. in Flatbush just before 3:15 p.m. Cops said they found no signs of trauma on Zep

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 07:31:06

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

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

'I felt as if I were naked': Muslim women who 'were forced to remove their hijabs for mugshots' file a civil rights lawsuit against New York City

Jamilla Clark, 39, and Arwa Aziz, 45, claim they were forced by New York City Police to remove their hijabs after they were arrested last yearA civil rights lawsuit filed on Friday asks for unspecified dames and a change to the city policy that requires head coverings be removed for mugshots The wom

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-20 04:05:03

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

QNS.COM - 2018-03-19 20:20:11

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

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 02:28:49

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:28:33

Breaking cover: Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife Georgina Chapman is pictured for first time since canceling February fashion show, as she steps out in New York City with a bodyguard

Chapman, 44, announced that she was leaving the disgraced movie mogul after multiple accusations of sexual assault were made last yearThey couple reached a divorce settlement in January in which she received full custody of the childrenThe Marchesa designer has been keeping a low profile since Octob

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-19 15:51:01

NYC Weather Forecast: Storm Could Bring Up To 6 Inches Of Snow

Though the worst of the latest nor'easter is expected to hit Long Island, New York City could see a lot of snow. NEW YORK, NY - The latest nor'easter could dump as much as six inches of snow on New York City, forecasters warned Monday. The National Weather Service is expecting the storm to arrive la

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:09:45

Mom Dies in NYC Crash, Teen Hurt, After Car Is Cut Off: NYPD

A mom was driving with her 16-year-old daughter when they were cut off by another vehicle, causing the woman to lose control and crash, police said Sunday. The mom was killed and her daughter was hurt. Michelle Muccio, 44, of the Bronx, was driving a GMC Envoy on the exit ramp of I-95 at Baychester

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-18 12:13:11

Fire near LIRR tracks in Queens caused by improper disposal of lithium battery: FDNY

A fire near Long Island Railroad tracks in Jamaica on Friday was caused by improper disposal of a lithium battery, the FDNY said Saturday. Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Cause of 3/16 5-alarm fire, 187-40 Jamaica Ave #Queens was accidental, improper disposal of lithium battery - FDNY (@FDNY) March 17, 201


Cops hunt masked creep who raped 12-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Brooklyn home

The incident took place in a home on Farragut Road near Remsen Ave. in Canarsie, Brooklyn, early on March 5.(Christian Mueller/Getty Images) A masked man armed with a knife raped a 12-year-old girl inside her Brooklyn home, police said Saturday. The sicko slipped inside the child's apartment on Fa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:12:22

First survey in the United States of the work of Marc Camille Chaimowicz opens at the Jewish Museum

NEW YORK, NY.-The Jewish Museum presents Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine, the London-based artists first solo museum exhibition in the United States. This large-scale survey presents Chaimowiczs work in painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, installation, furniture, lighting, ceramics, t

ARTDAILY.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Mother killed, teen injured in Bronx highway crash

BAYCHESTER, the Bronx - A woman was killed and her daughter was injured during a highway crash in the Bronx Saturday night. Michelle Muccio, 44, was driving with her daughter, 16, on the I-95 shortly before midnight when another car cut them off as they were approaching exit 11 in Baychester, police

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-18 13:26:52

Woman killed, teenager injured after car overturns in the Bronx

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her passenger, a 16-year-old girl believed to be her daughter, was injured when their car plowed into an embankment in The Bronx and overturned at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. The accident happened after another driver, who did not stop, cut off their ca

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-18 06:44:30

Livery Cab Driver Shot 7 Times By Passenger In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A livery cab driver was shot multiple times by a passenger early Saturday morning in the Bronx. Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho picked up a street-hail fare around 12:45 a.m. at Fish Ave and Boston Road. When they reached their destination on Morrison Avenue, a male passenger robbed


Local Girls Dance In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade: Video, Photos

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - Irish eyes are smiling as three local girls march in the 256th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday. Naomi Cichanowicz, 13, from Peconic, in a green dress, Katie O'Connor, 12, from East Moriches, wearing white and purple, and Chloe Phillips, 12, from Southampton, in the


4 People, Including Toddler, Found Shot and Killed in Brooklyn: Sources

Four people have been shot and killed in Brooklyn and one of the victims is a toddler, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC 4 New York. Nobody is in custody after the four people were found shot in the head in Brownsville, the sources said. Sources say investigators are t


Three men and a one-year-old girl found shot to death in Brooklyn 'triple murder-suicide'

Four family members - including a one-year-old baby girl - were found shot to death in a Brooklyn apartment early Wednesday morning. Law enforcement sources told the New York Daily News that there was no sign of forced entry into the fourth-floor apartment and that they suspect the deaths might be


NYPD officer accused of running Bronx drug stash house after caught with $25G

An NYPD housing officer who helped her boyfriend run a heroin trafficking ring was caught with $25,000 in drug money, stuffed in a purse with her service weapon, federal authorities said. Yessenia Jimenez, 31, and her boyfriend, Luis Soto, 33, were busted Tuesday on drug-trafficking and weapon pos


NYC Weather Forecast: Nor'easter Could Hit First Day Of Spring

NEW YORK, NY - This winter seems to never end. Yet another nor'easter - what would be the fourth in a month - could make its way toward the city next week and strike on the first day of spring. The date, March 20, is still six days away and the confidence level in any weather forecast that far out i