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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.
Man Fatally Stabbed in Neck on Bronx Street: NYPD
A man has died after being stabbed on a Bronx street during an argument just after midnight Friday, police say.The 55-year-old victim was arguing with two other men near East 196th Street and Briggs Avenue when he was stabbed in the neck, police and neighbors said.Responding EMS found him unconsciou
Woman clinging to life after bloody fracas outside Bronx lounge
One 24-year-old woman was shot in the head, a 22-year-old man was shot in the leg, a 25-year-old man was stabbed in the head and a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the back during the fracas, cops said.
Emotional words as 2 men charged in marijuana grow house explosion that killed FDNY chief are sentenced
Garivaldi Castillo, 33, and Julio Salcedo, 36, were defendants in an unusual hearing. It's rare that a person is held criminally responsible for conditions that cause the death of a New York City firefighter, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office.
4 shot, 2 stabbed in the Bronx
ALLERTON, the Bronx — Four people were shot, including a woman who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, and two others were stabbed in the Bronx early Saturday, police said.
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.
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.
NY Giants: Davis Webb gets start and bounces back in big way after last week's struggles
Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr. and Saquon Barkley were among those Giants who did not play in the game, so Webb had the offensive stage to himself, and he owned it as the Giants took down the Lions 30-17.
Man with slit throat found lying on Bronx street
FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) --It was a gory scene in the Bronx - the result of a violent altercation playing right out in the open.Police say a 55-year-old man with his throat slit was found lying on the street in Fordham Manor.Investigators say the argument started on East 196th Street at Briggs Av
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.
Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews
Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti
Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA)
Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company's chief executive.Investors betting against Tesla raked in about $1 billion on Friday, according to data from the analytics firm S3 Pa
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.
$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.
NYC Weather Forecast: Tornado Possible Amid Severe Storm Threat
NEW YORK, NY — Severe thunderstorms and even an isolated tornado could strike New York City on Friday amid heat that could feel like nearly 100 degrees, the National Weather Servicewarns.
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.
Teen preparing for college dies crashing car into library
DEWITT, N.Y. — A teenager who was getting ready for his first day of college is dead after he crashed his car into a community library in upstate New York.State police on Thursday identified the driver as 18-year-old Blake Lucas. Troopers say he was driving down the road near the Community Library o
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
Deadly fire in Brooklyn deli
Four other people, including three firefighters, suffered minor injuries. The fire started in a four-story building with a deli on the ground floor and apartments on the upper floors.
SEE IT: Woman bites cabbie in Queens after she accused him of not giving her correct change - NY Daily News
A biting-mad cab customer chomped her taxi driver’s arm after she thought he didn’t give her correct change, police said Thursday.Police released video of the bizarre Queens incident, taken by a concerned motorist, in the hopes someone will identify the toothy attacker.