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Man overdoses on heroin with brand name 'LeBron James' in Brooklyn shelter

A 40-year-old man died in a Brooklyn shelter early Tuesday after apparently overdosing on heroin sold under the brand name "Lebron James," police sources said. Erik Graff was found face down in a bathroom in the Hotel Omega, on Pennsylvania Ave. in East New York, at about 1:35 a.m. Graff, a resid

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 00:22:56

Famed Grimaldi's Pizzeria Closed for Health Department Violations

The iconic Grimaldi's pizzeria has been temporarily shuttered by the health department for violations including evidence of mice, though the owner insists the violations were addressed immediately. Public Department of Health records show the famed Dumbo restaurant at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridg

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-17 16:57:44

Convicted murderer had twisted fetish for children's feet: court

A convicted murderer accused of robbing a dead woman hid another dark secret - a fetish for children's feet, which included him hoarding child-sized mannequin feet, according to new Brooklyn court papers.The creepy development surfaced as federal prosecutors asked a judge to lock up John Derounian a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 00:26:29

Police search for gunman who shot man in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - Police are looking for the gunman who fired shots at a man in the Bronx early Monday. Police are looking for the man they say fired shots at another man in a Bronx street. (NYPD) A man, 27, was walking along the corner of Stratford and Westchester Avenues around 4:10 a.m. when

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-17 10:55:52

Warming up the 'frozen zone' around Wall and Broad streets

The Lower Manhattan business boosters at the Downtown Alliance want to hear from locals about ideas on how to make the notoriously unwelcoming "frozen zone" around the New York Stock Exchange a more open and inviting space. The Alliance has recently put a survey online - "A More Welcoming Broad + Wa

DOWNTOWNEXPRESS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:14:28

'Pray for death': Albanian crew kept selling fentanyl, even after ring member overdosed: DEA

STATEN ISLAND - Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and NYPD busted an Albanian-run heroin/fentanyl operation on Staten Island early Wednesday, dragging in the ring's alleged leader, Medin Kosic, and seven other suspects. Three remained at large. The indictment charged the crew distribut

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-17 21:49:54

Cops pack court hearing of teen accused of dragging plainclothes officer with stolen car

A police union head said Wednesday that officers will be vigilantly watching every last development in the case of a Brooklyn teen who's charged with dragging an officer from a stolen vehicle. Punctuating the point, about 20 NYPD officers lined the aisles in a Brooklyn Supreme courtroom for a brie

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 22:26:17

Men sought after officer is dragged by car in Times Square: police

MIDTOWN, Manhattan - Two men are being sought for questioning Wednesday, after an officer was injured when he was struck and dragged during an attempted traffic stop in Times Square over the weekend, according to police. Arfhy Santos, 20, and William Lopez, 24, are persons of interest in Sunday's in

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-17 16:46:19

NY schools warn of possible cuts under proposed Cuomo budget

ALBANY - New York education officials and advocates aren't embracing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed 2019 state budget, even as it proposes a 3 percent or $769 million hike in state aid to schools this coming school year. That's because the state's major education organizations predicted school distric

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 17:44:59

100 years ago in The Record: Jan. 17

The Record demands the removal from office of federal fuel administrator Henry Garfield after he orders most U.S. factories east of the Mississippi River to close for the next five days. Garfield, a former president of Williams College, issued the order late last night. It goes into effect tomorrow.

TROY RECORD - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Man draws nine-year term for lying about fatal Schenectady fire

Schenectady firefighters carry a victim to an ambulance after being rescued from a burning fire at 428 Hulett St., May 2, 2013. Photographer: Peter R. Barber ALBANY -- The last defendant to be sentenced for perjury related to a fatal May 2013 Hulett Street arson fire drew a term of nine years in fed

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Police seek help in Schenectady hit-and-run

The railroad bridge over Erie Boulevard near Union Street is seen in January 2017. Photographer: Daily Gazette file photo SCHENECTADY - City police are seeking the public's help in finding a hit-and-run driver that critically injured a pedestrian Friday evening. The crash happened just before 6:30 p

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Schenectady police Lieutenant pleads not guilty to criminal contempt charge

Mark McCracken leaves Schenectady City Court after pleading not guilty to a criminal contempt charge on Tuesday. Photographer: Andrew Beam/Daily Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY -- City Police Lt. Mark McCracken was arraigned Tuesday on charges that accuse him of violating a court order related to an al

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Troy officials won't explain errors they claim exist in AG's shooting report

It's unclear why Madden takes issue with Schneiderman's findings on fatal police shooting TROY - City officials would not explain Wednesday what Mayor Patrick Madden asserted were factual errors in the State Attorney General's Office report criticizing the Troy Police Department's investigation of t

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 16:26:36

WATCH: Rotterdam Family to Get $360K After Police Broke Son's Arm

Rotterdam, New York - Town police say they are retraining their officers on how to handle emotionally disturbed people after settling a federal civil rights lawsuit for $360,000 with the family of a teen whose arm was broken in 2013 when two cops tried to drag him off a school bus. The department al

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2018-01-16 17:18:19

Whose water is it? Watervliet homeowner looking for answers after basement floods.

WATERVLIET, NY - For more than a week now, Heidi Kelly says she's been struggling to figure exactly what the source of flooding in her basement is. "We had four inches of water on the floor. As you can see it's clear, and as you can smell there's no sewage." It's a situation made difficult because o

WRGB - 2018-01-16 20:33:09

Multiple vehicle accident at Kimberly and Marquette in Davenport-UPDATED

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: Police tell us four cars were stopped in the left turning lane on westbound Kimberly Road, waiting to turn on to Marquette. According to police, a Jeep Cherokee failed to stop caused a chain reaction. No one hurt or taken to hospital. Traffic is expected t

KWQC - 2018-01-16 23:24:00

Police look to identify suspect in Blue Grass theft

BLUE GRASS, Iowa (KWQC) - Police are asking for help from the community to help identify two people wanted in connection to a retail theft. The incident happened Monday, January 15, at Dick-N-Sons Lumber Center. Police say the male in the photo is accused of stealing a $300 nail gun. They say the f

KWQC - 2018-01-17 18:59:00

City of Moline to hold open house discussing I-74 Corridor

MOLINE, Ill (KWQC) - Teams are coming together in Moline on Wednesday, Jan. 17 to discuss future plans and opportunities for the I-74 Corridor with the community. The City of Moline, Renew Moline and the Laktota Group are hosting an Open House at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center at 5:30 p.m.

KWQC - 2018-01-17 13:46:00

Government Bridge closes to drivers Friday morning

Photos taken from the Arsenal Bridge Saturday Jan 16 by Karl Knudsen ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - Bridge inspections will temporarily shut down the Government Bridge from Rock Island to Davenport on Friday, January 19th. The inspections will begin at 8:30 a.m. and are expected to end at noon, according t

WQAD - 2018-01-17 11:00:16