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NYPD sergeant fired following off-duty shooting of Brooklyn man

NYPD Sergeant Ritchard Blake shot 21-year-old Thavone Santana in the mouth on August 2, near the intersection of New Jersey Avenue and Livonia Avenue, police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-18 15:11:43

Unidentified man dies after he's found with gun wound on Queens street - NY Daily News

A man died after he was found sprawled on a Queens street with a gunshot wound early Saturday, police said.Cops were called to 118th St. and 101st Ave. in Richmond Hill about 2:30 a.m., where they found the unidentified victim unconscious.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Officials Close Beach On Long Island After 'Dozens' Of Used Hypodermic Needles Wash Ashore

If you come in contact with any hazardous materials, including hypodermic needles, officials advise calling 9-1-1 so police can immediately remove the items.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-18 08:45:06

13-year-old boy followed, groped by man inside Brooklyn church: police

On Aug. 10 at about 7:45 p.m., a man followed the victim, who police sources said is a 13-year-old boy, into a church along Fifth Avenue and 48th Street in Sunset Park.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 09:10:57

Man shot in face by NYPD cop now conscious, can’t speak: mom

Thavone Santana, 21, has been hospitalized since the Aug. 2 incident, when he was allegedly shot by Officer Ritchard Blake in East New York.Blake was fired Friday.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-18 22:38:07

One dead, several hurt in back-to-back car crashes

One person was killed and four people hurt in two back-to-back early Saturday crashes near the same exit of a Queens expressway, cops said.The havoc began around 4:15 a.m. when a Chevy Cruze driving on the northbound Van Wyck Expressway near Exit 12 slammed into a Toyota, which then collided with a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-18 15:42:27

Town: Beach closed after medical waste washes up

About 50 to 60 items of medical waste, including more than 30 hypodermic needles, washed up Friday evening in a section of beach between Ohio Avenue in Long Beach and Clayton Avenue in East Atlantic Beach.

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-18 15:00:00

Woman killed, several injured in fire at Brooklyn building in Crown Heights

Four people were been taken to hospitals, where a woman died from her injuries, officials said. The three others were reported in critical condition. Six other people, including four firefighters, suffered minor injuries, according to FDNY Deputy Chief Anthony DeVita.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 12:58:00

Nassau Man Burglarized Multiple Businesses On His Own Block: NCPD

According to police, the Burglary Pattern Team conducted an investigation and found that Todd Klein, 49, of 10 Nassau Blvd., was responsible for multiple burglaries of businesses where merchandise and cash were removed.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:06:43

Taxi driver bit on the arm, robbed by woman in Queens

On Aug. 5 at about 5:30 a.m., an on-duty cab driver picked up a woman in the vicinity of 31st Street and Astoria Boulevard, police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 09:47:37

One stabbed, one slashed after melee in Brooklyn playground - NY Daily News

One man was stabbed in the neck and critically injured, and another was slashed in the face, during a melee in a Brooklyn playground Thursday night, police said.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Man accused of killing Queens nurse and using dating apps to prey on women has mental competency evaluation delayed - NY Daily News

The court-ordered mental competency evaluation for accused killer Danueal Drayton was delayed by a month Friday so his defense can gather out-of-state medical records, a judge ruled.Drayton, 27, remains in custody in Los Angeles on charges he raped and tried to kill a woman in North Hollywood during

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

4 Badly Hurt as Blazing Fire Rips Through NYC Deli, Homes

What to Know7 people were hurt, four of them badly, as a blaze ripped through a building holding a deli and residential apartments early FridayThe four people badly hurt were civilians; three firefighters suffered minor injuriesA cause of the fire is under investigation

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-17 11:30:34

New Yorkers Put Up More Aretha Franklin Tributes In Subway Stations

Makeshift tributes went up atthe Franklin Street subway stationin Tribeca earlier this week—those included wheat-pasted messages in the stairwells reading, “Say a little prayer for Aretha” and “Aretha Makes Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” (on the southbound side of the station), as well as four handwr

GOTHAMIST.COM - 2018-08-17 11:27:00

Police Arrest Handcuffed Teen Who Escaped Custody in Brooklyn

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$450M counterfeit ring bust one of largest in NYC history

The charges include conspiracy to traffic and trafficking in counterfeit goods, conspiracy to smuggle and smuggling counterfeit goods, money laundering conspiracy, immigration fraud and unlawful procurement of naturalization.


Shots fired near set of music video featuring rappers 50 Cent, Tekashi 6ix9ine in Brooklyn: sources

GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near the filming of a music video in Brooklyn that included rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and 50 Cent, police sources said Wednesday.


NYC Unveils Plans For New Jails To Replace Rikers Island

Newly built lockups with modern, more humane designs will replace existing buildings in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn and Kew Gardens by 2027, while a fourth jail is planned for a tow pound in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood, officials said.


‘Goodfellas’ mobster’s nephew gets 14 years for loan shark scheme

“That’s like saying a prostitute who is out there selling her body might get raped, but what’s the difference,” the judge said with rage in her voice. “As they say, ‘you sleep with dogs, you get fleas.’ But that doesn’t excuse the offense.”


Howard Beach mobster must spend 14 years in federal pen and sell his Sopranos-style McMansion - QNS.com

Ronald (a.k.a. Ronnie G) Giallanzo, an acting captain in the Bonanno crime family, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a federal racketeering conspiracy charge and for violating conditions of his supervised release after being previously convicted of racketeering.