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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.
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
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
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
More Than 1,000 NYC Bus Shelters Closed For “Emergency Inspection” [VIDEO & PHOTOS]
The partial collapse of a bus shelter on Staten Island on Oct. 5 forced the shelters’ managing company, JCDecaux, to close the structures throughout the city.
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
4-Year-Old Boy Separated From Mom On Subway, Found Alone In Manhattan
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– A 4-year-old boy who got separated from his mother at a subway station in Brooklyn was later found on Tuesday morning safe at a station in Manhattan.Police put out alert about Messiah Cummings when he was last seen at the Broadway Junction station in Brooklyn.Sources told CBS2
NYC apartment building evacuated over stability concerns
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) --A six-story apartment building in Manhattan was partially evacuated Tuesday over fears it may be unstable.The FDNY and inspectors from the Department of Buildings responded to 500 West 174th Street in Washington Heights.Firefighters said there were concerns tha
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
Retrial of a man accused of murder in illegal gambling joint starts Tuesday
DeAndre Thomas is charged with shooting Davonte Carswell, 23, on a staircase leading to the basement ofLos Yoleros Mini Market Deli on Ocean Avenueon Nov. 15, 2015, and then shooting him in the face after he had fallen.
Livery cab driver kept shouting 'Allah' before he beat Brooklyn man
Lipa Schwartz, 62, was on his way to synagogue when livery driver Farrukh Afzal, 37, battered him in Brooklyn, New YorkJewish man claims his attacker repeatedly shouted 'Allah' as he beat him SundayA witness said the attacker 'was screaming at him that he hates the Jews and he would like to kill all
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
Watch: Beatdown at Brooklyn intersection ends with Staten Island man’s arrest
Police responded at about 7:30 a.m. to the intersection of 46th Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park, where they discovered a 62-year-old man being assaulted in the street, according to an NYPD spokesperson.
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)
Proud Boys' violence spills onto New York City streets - Fox News blames Antifa
Fox claimed, 'Antifa strikes again - swords and vandalism at New York GOP office,' suggesting the violence came from the left, despite the fact that Proud Boy's founder Gavin McInnes appeared with the sword
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.
This 40-pound pizza in NYC will cost you $2,000
QUEENS, NY (WPIX) – In New York City, $2,000 could cover your rent. Or pay for about 730 subway rides. Or entire year of coffee runs. It could also buy you a 40-pound cheeseburger pizza.
Pickpocketers target NYC subway, bus riders
September 24: A woman walking near 5th Avenue and 60th Street noticed that her wallet was missing, and on that same day, someone attempted to use her credit card.