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The Woman in the Iron Coffin | Uncovering NYC: New York City's First Free Black Communities - Seneca Village | Secrets of the Dead | PBS
To learn more about Seneca Village and the rich cultural history of New York City, visit theSeneca Village Project,theNew York Preservation Archive Project, and theCentral Park Conservancy.
Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan
Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.
NYPD: Anger over drugs leads to homeless man's fatal attack
Police say Patrick O'Brien was standing outside of the homeless shelter where he lives in Brownsville, Brooklyn, when another resident of the shelter ran him over, knocking him down near the intersection of East New York Avenue and Junius Street, late Saturday morning.
Police Reform Is Coming to New York City, but Will the NYPD Follow the Law?
In December 2017, the New York City Council passed two police reform measures, collectively known as the Right to Know Act, which aimed to improve communication and transparency during police stops and searches. On Friday, both bills will take full effect, and the New York Police Department will be
Driver pleads not guilty in fatal Boy Scouts crash
The Holbrook man accused of driving drunk into a crowd of Scouts, killing one of them, pleaded not guilty to an indictment charging him with aggravated vehicular homicide, assault and other charges in Central Islip, as dozens of Boy Scouts and family members looked on.Assistant District Attorney Jac
No-one shot in New York last weekend for first time in 25 years
New YorkCity had its first full weekend without a single shooting in 25 years, officials have said.Not one person was shot in the metropolitan area over the weekend - the first time New Yorkers recorded a gunshot-free weekend since 1993.Officials said there were no shootings with victims reported in
Disturbing Videos Show Giant Rats Taking Over NYC Apartment Building; Residents Demand Action
Another resident, Asia Clemente, said her 1-year-old son Daniel was bitten by a rat. Her three children at one point were forced to hide in a corner because they were so terrified of the rats, she added.
Man Dies After Shirt Gets Caught in New York City Subway Station Escalator and Strangles Him
Carlos Alvarez, a 48-year-old man who lived in the Bronx, died after his shirt got stuck in a New York City subway station’s escalator in the early hours of Sunday morning, according toNBC New York.Alvarez fell on the escalator, NBC New York reported. His shirt then reportedly got caught in it and s
Bad blood lines: Son accused of killing dad during argument in Bronx home — police - NY Daily News
A 46-year-old man shoved his elderly father into a wall during an argument at the dad's Bronx home, causing head injuries that eventually killed him, police said Tuesday.Brian Murphy, 46, checked into a rehab facility in upstate New York the day after his father, John Murphy, 75, died at Montefiore
Teen tries to smuggle gun into Brooklyn high school: cops
“There is absolutely no place for weapons in our schools, and we immediately and safely recovered this item because of our robust security protocols,” said city Department of Education spokeswoman Miranda Barbot. “The safety of our students and staff is our top priority, and the NYPD is investigatin
MTA employee who exposed himself to girls may have more victims: prosecutor
The disturbing warning came as Matthew Wohlfahrt was arraigned on public lewdness and other charges forexposing his genitals to four girls, between the ages of 11 and 14, in two separate incidents in Brooklyn last week.
Chilly fall weather through midweek, an update on snowflakes Wednesday night & Thursday
Temperatures this morning will start between 37 and 43 for many areas at sunrise. There are some localized lake effect clouds over portions of central and north-central New York. Areas that have this during the morning will be a cloudier versus other areas. Most spots should be dry. However, some lo
Man, 27, fatally shot in the head outside Bronx apartment building - NY Daily News
Police investigate the scene of a shooting on Bronx Park East and Britton Street in the Bronx, New York City on Monday, October 15, 2018. (Gardiner Anderson / for New York Daily News)
Man on Motorcycle Dies After Smacking Into NYPD Truck: Cops
A woman passenger on the motorcycle was also injured, but is in stable condition at an area hospital, police said.
1,400 NYC bus shelters closed following collapse on Staten Island
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nearly 1,500 New York City bus shelters have been closed following the partial collapse of a Staten Island shelter earlier this month.
Disturbing videos show unusually large rats taking over Bronx building
“I think the mayor, the acting chair and the general manager should all come to the Bronx,” she said.
Known MS-13 gang members wanted for stabbing of Queens teen: NYPD
Known MS-13 gang members Dani Cruz, 25, and Maxwell Martinez, 24, are wanted for stabbing a 17-year-old teen in Queens. (NYPD)
Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb
Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.
9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week -
Jeffrey Gibson,I AM A RAINBOW TOO, 2018, acrylic on glass, glass beads, and artificial sinew inset in wood frame, seven parts.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SIKKEMA JENKINS & CO., NEW YORKMONDAY, OCTOBER 15Book Launch: Joan Retallack at the KitchenTo celebrate the launch of Joan Retallack’s new book,The Su
Search for 2 MS-13 members in stabbing of teen in Queens
JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) --Police are trying to track down two MS-13 gang members accused of stabbing a Queens teenager.Investigators released new pictures of the known gang members, 25-year-old Dani Cruz and 24-year-old Maxwell Martinez.They say the two stabbed the 17-year-old victim on Sutphin Boule