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Charter bus slams into MTA bus in Flushing

An MTA bus was hit by a charter bus in Flushing, Queens, on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, killing three people and injuring 16 other people, officials said. Surveillance video from Sophia Spa, located at 135-22 Northern Blvd., shows the Dahlia Group charter bus hit the MTA bus after blowing through an int

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-18 20:02:00

Yonkers Man, 27, Arrested in Beheading of Columbus Statute

Police say it could have been juveniles or could be fallout from the deadly protests earlier this month in Charlottesville Police in Yonkers say they've made an arrest in the beheading of a Christopher Columbus statue in a park last month. A 27-year-old resident, Emmanuel Santiago Batista, was arrai

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-19 16:11:42

Commute: Minor delays at the Holland Tunnel

A fatal house fire,; Lions-Giant post-game analysis and a five-course dessert - all in "8 things to know in New Jersey on Tuesday." John C. Ensslin The Tuesday morning commute is quiet after an accident on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Monday caused a two-hour snarl on the George Washington Bridge.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 10:08:25

Health care worker allegedly stole from employer

NEW CANAAN - A Bronx, N.Y. woman was charged Sept. 15 for allegedly stealing nearly $3,000 from a New Canaan resident for whom she worked. Police said they received a complaint of missing checks and money on Aug. 17, 2016, prompting an investigation into Ramatu Al-hassan, 33, who was working as a he

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 22:21:20

Teen admits to severe slashing; faces stiff prison time

A Bronx teen who severely slashed a victim in New Brighton has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree assault and faces stiff prison time. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Bronx teen who badly stabbed a victim on a New Brighton street four months ago won't be going home for a while. Isaiah Marcus, 17, has

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-18 19:00:23

Fentanyl bust was largest in NYC history, officials say

Two combined federal and local narcotics investigations in recent weeks netted the largest haul of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl in New York City history, disrupting what officials said Monday were retail drug operations trafficking throughout the metropolitan area. In raids conducted between

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 00:15:00

Special NYPD unit needed for calls involving emotionally disturbed people, SBA president says

NYPD body camera footage of fatal police-involved shooting in the Bronx shows need for special unit for handling emotionally disturbed people, Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins said on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (Credit: NYPD) The Sergeants Benevolent Association is calling for a s

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-18 22:22:00

Body-Camera Footage Backs NYPDShooting But PBAStill Objects

The NYPD last week released body-camera footage of a Bronx man who pointed what turned out to be a toy gun at an officer arriving with a Taser and then was shot to death by other cops who had repeatedly ordered him to stand down. It was the first fatal shooting by officers equipped with body cameras

THECHIEFLEADER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:45:00

Stabbing reported near high school in the Bronx

One person was rushed to the hospital after a stabbing near a high school in the Bronx Monday afternoon. The incident happened just after 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Rev. James E Polite Avenue and Home Street, located just south of Metropolitan High School. Officials said the person stabbed was

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-18 20:54:16

NYC Taking Steps to Prepare for Megastorm, Still Has Ways To Go

ILLUSTRATION BY KEVIN WHIPPLE My first question for Robert Freudenberg, the vice president of energy and environment at the Regional Plan Association, is really the only one that matters: If another storm, one more powerful than Sandy - say, Hurricane Maria, which may yet hit the East Coast after te

VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Old Town Bar celebrates its 125th anniversary

The last time Old Town Bar celebrated a major anniversary, it was the 100th birthday of its colossal porcelain urinals in 2010. "It was distinctive, it got people's attention," co-owner Gerard Meagher, 65, said of the festivities, which involved Champagne. "Plus, they're really nice." Meagher and hi

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-18 17:48:00

Judge hits No. 44, Chapman saves Yankees' 2-1 win over Twins

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-19 05:33:11

Stafford Throws for 2 TDs as Lions Beat Beckham, Giants

Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night. The Lions (2-0) sacked Eli Manning five times and Stafford put together another big game while sen

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-19 04:17:57

Offensive line woes costly in Giants' 24-10 loss

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Not even Odell Beckham Jr. could save the New York Giants on Monday night. Not with Eli Manning working behind a porous offensive line. Beckham returned from an ankle injury, but Manning was sacked five times and the Giants lost 24-10 to the Detroit Lions. New York also

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:10:37

Cuomo Endorses Rival, Fellow Democrat de Blasio for Mayor

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his frequent rival and fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor of New York City. Cuomo voiced his support for de Blasio on Monday during an interview on WNYC. He called de Blasio "the better person to serve" the city. Cuomo had declined to make an end

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-18 19:17:08

Donald Trump is a 'big fan' of the United Nations. Really.

Donald Trump is a big fan of the United Nations. Just not quite in the same way as any president before him. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images / BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI) You don't think President Donald Trump knows the United Nations? Oh, he knows the United Nations. "I am a big fan," said Trump back in the su

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 00:58:00

Paris Agreement to be upheld by de Blasio even if Trump 'turns a blind eye' to climate change

Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to uphold the Paris climate agreement that Trump said the United States would be pulling out of. (Credit: Getty Images for Concordia Summit / Bryan Bedder) Mayor Bill de Blasio joined the mayors of Paris, Melbourne, Durban and other international cities on Monday in pledg

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-18 23:45:00

The NYPD one-ups the FBI on terror

Cleric Abdullah el-Faisal was indicted in New York Aug. 25, 2017, on charges that he assisted an undercover officer who pretended to be trying to join ISIS in Syria. (Credit: Manhattan District Attorney) If anybody harbors doubts about the FBI's commitment to and effectiveness in fighting terrorism

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-18 22:24:00

Rise in Anti-Semitism Debated at LIU Conference

Anti-Semitic hate crimes have been on the rise both nationally and locally over the past two years, a problem that many blame on last year's presidential campaign rhetoric, experts said. The trend was the focus of "The State of Anti-Semitism: Local and Global," a conference hosted Sept. 13 by The Gl

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-18 21:55:39

Remedial Students Join Charter Group To Press City to Upgrade College Prep

Charter-school activists and students in the City University system rallied at City Hall Sept. 14 to urge the de Blasio administration to improve college preparation at the high school-level so that graduates don't have to take remedial courses when they begin college. Nationally, about 40 percent o

THECHIEFLEADER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:45:00