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Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

Driver with suspended license charged in double-fatal crash

JERSEY CITY -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with two counts of death by auto for a crash that killed two Union City residents on Tonnelle Avenue last month, authorities said. Alex Torres, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 when he killed Mario Guevara, 25, and Heat

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:03:47

These NYC Streets Will Be Closed Saturday for March for Our Lives

PARKLAND, FL - MARCH 20: Sophie Phillips holds a sign as she attends a rally for those heading to the March for Our Lives event in Washington D.C. on March 20, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. The rally was held in the name of the 17 students and school staff killed on Valentines Day at Marjory Stoneman D

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:31:04

Nor'easter snow totals for New York City

Wednesday's nor'easter was the result of a merging of two pieces of energy in the atmosphere. At first, it didn't look too bad News 12 meteorologist Mike Rizzo says, but once the storm got underway, it intensified offshore developing an intense snowband with snowfall rates as high as 5 inches per ho

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-22 14:11:00

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Proposed bill would ban smoking while walking in NYC

Smoking is already banned in most public places in the city, but now a local lawmaker is looking to ban smoking while walking. Queens Councilman Peter Koo is pushing a bill that would hit smokers with a $50 fine if they are caught lighting up while walking along city streets. Smokers who stay in one

NY1 - 2018-03-21 14:05:00

City airport workers' minimum wage raised to $19 per hour

The Port Authority will raise the wages of more than 40,000 workers at all three New York City-area airports - boosting the minimum to $19 an hour by 2023, agency officials voted on Thursday. The employees, including cleaners, wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, security, and others, will get a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 19:30:28

1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:56

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing was cleared of the charges Wednesday, when prosecutors dropped a case that new witnesses threw into question. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. Newfound witnes

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:24:21

Nor'easter: Will NYC public schools be closed on Thursday?

NEW YORK - Public schools in New York City were closed Wednesday as a springtime nor'easter slammed the area, threatening to drop up to a foot of snow on the five boroughs and whip up blizzard-like conditions with powerful winds and heavy snow. But will school be closed for a second day? Mayor Bill

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 16:58:36

Sorry, Kids: New York City Public Schools Will Be Open Thursday

New York City public schools will be open on Thursday, Mayor de Blasio's press secretary said. Eric Phillips said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that classes would be in session despite the snow that had fallen on the five boroughs for much of the day. City schools were closed on Wednesday. "The M

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-21 21:05:15

Homeless man, 19, cuffed for fatal attack on Bronx father of three 

Cops caught a 19-year-old homeless man they say killed a Bronx father of three when the teen and another man jumped the victim and smashed his head against the sidewalk, police said Wednesday. Ceasar Johnson was arrested Monday and charged with the murder of Philip Roseburgh, 35, a single dad who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:28:42

NYC Nor'easter: Latest Storm Expected To Be Worst Of Winter

NEW YORK, NY - Latest forecasts predict the fourth winter storm in just three weeks could be the worst of the season, with up to 18 inches of snow now expected and wind gusts with the potential to bring tree limbs crashing to the ground. The National Weather Forecast overnight increased the amount o

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:29:56

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Snowstorm intensifying in Queens and NYC; governor declares state of emergency

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for New York City and is urging residents to prepare for intense winter weather to continue through Wednesday night. "The National Weather Service forecast, as you know, is for a winter storm watch and they were correct. We have a winter storm

QNS.COM - 2018-03-21 23:00:10

Brooklyn girl testifies against man she says stabbed her and killed her friend

A young girl testified this week at the murder trial of the man accused of attacking her and her friend inside an elevator in Brooklyn. 11-year-old Mikayala Capers says she had just finished a game of tag and was headed upstairs for Italian ices with her friend, Prince Joshua Avitto, back in June of

NY1 - 2018-03-21 01:50:00

NYC might get nearly a foot of snow from another nor'easter

ZUMAPRESS.com On the first day of spring, the fourth nor'easter in a month is barreling toward the Big Apple, where it is expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow and disrupt travel Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow and


New York City Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday Ahead of Nor'easter: De Blasio

New York City schools will be closed Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday. The mayor announced that classes wouldn't be in session as the city prepares for the fourth nor'easter to hit the region in the month of March. This one, according to Storm Team 4, could wallop the five boroughs with


NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed about an hour after that,


Woman, 29, Found Dead After Roaring NYC Fire: Officials

A woman died after a raging fire engulfed her Staten Island home late Monday that also injured four firefighters, officials say. The 29-year-old woman who has not yet been identified was found unconscious and not responding after the massive flames broke out around 11:30 p.m. on Morningstar Road, ne