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Yelling erupts outside courtroom during murder trial

Yelling erupted in a courthouse hallway after a witness who contradicted her statement to police took the stand again yesterday at the trial of a Jersey City man charged with strangling the mother of his child in 2014. The blowup happened after testimony from Lenisha Murray at the trial of Nathan Wi

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:31

Man who jumped off Bruckner Expressway in handcuffs was busted with oxy during traffic stop

A man critically injured when he jumped off the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx after being arrested by State Police during a traffic stop had been caught with oxycodone, officials said Friday. With his hands cuffed, Kevin Nivar, 24, leapt over the concrete barrier on the elevated roadway and fel

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:01:04

Woman struck by F train in Gravesend, Brooklyn: NYPD

A woman was struck by an F train Friday afternoon, police said, with resultant transit disruptions. The victim was hit at Avenue X in Gravesend, Brooklyn, around 2:28 p.m., the NYPD said. F trains were suspended between the Kings Highway and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue stations, per the MTA, mid-

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-22 19:14:00

Newly freed Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano would be safe in today's Brooklyn, says Bensonhurst bred 'Gotti' actor who plays him

No Bull here - at least not yet. Bensonhurst bred actor William DeMeo, who plays Sammy "The Bull" Gravano in the highly anticipated "Gotti" movie, wouldn't be surprised to see the infamous snitch show his face in the old 'hood now that he's fresh out of prison. "I'll just say there are people in

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Two people struck, one fatally, by Brooklyn trains in separate incidents

A woman was hit by an oncoming F train at the Avenue X station in Sheepshead Bay about 2:15 p.m., police said.(Debbie Egan-Chin/New York Daily News) Two people were struck by Brooklyn trains - one fatally - in separate incidents Friday, cops said. A woman was hit by an oncoming F train at the Aven

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:49:18

Readers sound off on affordable housing, Donald Trump and women in sports

Manhattan: This administration is fighting on every single front to keep this city affordable ("Mayor, think bigger on building housing," Op-Ed, Sept. 20). We're building affordable homes at a faster clip than any administration in history, ramping up programs for the lowest-income New Yorkers tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:04

Collection of relief supplies underway in NYC for hurricane, earthquake victims

Two business organizations are teaming up in the wake of the two most recent natural disasters. The NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers and the Bodega Association of the United States are collecting supplies to benefit victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and this week's earthquake in Mexico. The gr

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 17:57:20

NYPD makes daring aviation rescue on commercial tanker

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- After a worker fell Thursday on the commercial tanker High Courage, police exhibited some courage of their own, initiating an aviation rescue to aid the injured man. A call came in around 1:20 p.m. that a 24-year-old had fallen on the vessel, requiring medical assistance, poli

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:06:53

Homicide investigation following disturbance at home in Inwood

Authorities say a homicide investigation is underway on Long Island. According to Nassau County police, officers responded to a residence on Doughty Boulevard in Inwood Saturday for a disturbance involving a male subject. Homicide Squad detectives responded to the scene. Authorities say a homicide i

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-23 14:59:40

Blind date becomes love at first sight and 60-year marriage

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 18:32:26

Four arrested in gift card purchasing scheme

NORWALK - Two teens and two juveniles were taken into custody on larceny charges after police say they attempted to purchase gift cards with fraudulent coupons. Sebastien Piquion, 18, of Dutch Broadway, Elmont, N.Y., and Muchammad Ubaida, 19, of Law Street, Valley Stream, N.Y., were charged with si

NORWALK HOUR - 2017-09-22 16:45:11

The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8 (AAPL)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You've managed to get your hands on a new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, and now you need cool things to do with it. The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite off-the-beaten track apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone. This list includ

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-23 14:53:15

Jamaica Health Center Named For Former First Lady

A Jamaica Queens health facility has been named after one of the most active humanitarians in the state, former First Lady of New York, Matilda Raffa Cuomo. (left to right): Assemblywoman Vivian Cook (D-Jamaica), former First Lady Matilda Coumo and Bright Point Health CEO Paul Vitale. Located at 105

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:36:47

Police: Fire causes heavy damage to Hewlett Harbor home

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 19:22:56

Words from the Wise: Gloria Guise is looking for work

Published 3:35 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 G: Up till a year ago, I was working at a pharmaceutical company for 51 years. J: Was that nearby? G: It is in... New York, near Kennedy Airport. So every day I did 66 miles. J: For 51 years, you said? G: Well, 17 of them I've been in Greenwich, but fo

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:12:53

Man breaks into Kew Gardens Hills pharmacy and takes off with narcotics: cops

Police are looking for a man who broke into Kew Gardens Hills pharmacy and took off with an unknown number of narcotics earlier this month. On Sept. 17 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 12:42 a.m., an unknown man forcibly entered Vital Med Pharmacy, located at 69-42 Main St., through the rear basement

QNS.COM - 2017-09-23 00:00:34

Queens Grocer Busted For Back Wages

Staff Writer Queens food market Apna Bazar Cash & Carry pled guilty after failing to pay minimum wage and overtime to over 150 employees, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced this week. Apna Bazar is run by the grocers S&L Vegetables Corp. and J&B Vegetables Inc. There is one Apna Baza

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:20:18

Ridgewood Man Gets Up To 15 Years For Killing Grandma

The Ridgewood man who murdered his grandmother and stored her in a bedroom for four months has been sentenced to five to 15 years in jail. Christopher Fuhrer of 65th Street in Ridgewood pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and concealment of a human corpse. Fuhrer, 31, admitted to murder

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 16:56:24

Taco Bell to open 50 additional NYC locations by 2022 including several in Queens

Queens residents will have even more opportunities to pick up a cheesy gordita crunch or cheesy fiesta potatoes as Taco Bell announced it would be opening 50 more locations in the five boroughs by 2022. According to Eater, this is part of the chain's effort to expand to more cities. Until now, Taco

QNS.COM - 2017-09-23 17:30:19

Traffic headaches returning to Middle Village/Ridgewood border as bridge reconstruction restarts

Get ready for more traffic tie-ups on the Middle Village/Ridgewood border next week as the long-delayed Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck replacement project resumes in high gear. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 26, work crews will once again cut Metropolitan Avenue at Fresh Pond Road in half, with one lane i

QNS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:30:50