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Second Suspect Charged With Murder In Connection To Death Of Det. Brian Simonsen

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities on Saturday charged a second man with murder in connection to the friendly fire death of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen. 25-year-old Jagger Freeman, of Queens, is suspected of being a lookout – or an accomplice – to 27-year-old Christopher Ransom.


Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Amazon’s plans for New York City were poised to become one of the largest economic-development projects in state history. Between 25,000 to 40,000 jobs in the Long Island City section of Queens. An estimated $27 billion in tax revenue, backed by $3 billion in state and local subsidies.


Elmo brings magic to the Eyewitness News studio

NEW YORK -- Elmo brought a little bit of magic to the Eyewitness News studio Saturday morning!. The iconic red Muppet is in New York City for "Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic" at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. In the show, Elmo learns how to do magic, but learns that magic can be found a


Woman sues building owner over fire that killed family

A woman who lost her mother, sister and aunt to a Brooklyn apartment blaze in August has sued the owner of the building and a deli where the fire broke out. Nicole Roberts said she was “devastated” by the Crown Heights fire that killed mom Vernia, 79, sister Victoria, 54, and aunt Cylister Scarlett,


Protests planned across US on Presidents Day in response to Trump's national emergency for border wall

Protesters have planned demonstrations across the U.S. for Presidents Day in response to President Trump ’s decision to declare a national emergency for border wall funding. USA Today reports a wave of protests have been planned from New York to California and Texas to oppose the president’s nationa


NHL just can’t help itself when it comes to its Coliseum feelings

This just in: After consultation with Senator Kamala Harris’ office, the Kings have decided to trade Ilya Kovalchuk. What on earth to make of that statement regarding playoff scheduling the Islanders released in a late Friday afternoon news dump, presumably in coordination with the NHL?


Brooklyn Diocese lists names of 108 priests accused of sex abuse

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NYPD: Staten Island urologist arrested for allegedly driving without license, marijuana possession

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A urologist with a Concord-based medical practice was arrested early Saturday morning in Manhattan for allegedly driving without a license and possession of marijuana, according to police.


4 New Foreclosures In The Brooklyn Area

BROOKLYN, NY — Don't want to break the bank, but still looking for a home nearby? Why not look at foreclosed properties in the area? You might just find a diamond in the rough!


153-Lb. stray dog found in Queens needs a new home

Flushing, QUEENS – There’s a bundle of joy you didn’t know you needed and his name is Kodiak. The huge dog was found wandering the streets of Flushing on Valentine’s Day. A Good Samaritan discovered the dog before he was taken in by The Animal Care Centers of New York City.


Lee Radziwill Dead: Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ Younger Sister Dies at 85

Style icon Lee Radziwill has died, according to WWD. She was 85 years old. The socialite, who was born Caroline Lee Bouvier, was related to political royalty, shook hands with the Hollywood elite, married a prince and even had connections to a Bravo personality.


Queens man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend: ‘I hope the truth comes out’

Now he’s having second thoughts. Accused killer Anthony Hobson, charged with savagely stabbing his pregnant girlfriend as she pleaded for help, told The Post in an exclusive jailhouse interview, “I spend a lot of time alone, thinking. I have a lot to think about.”


The nose knows: NYPD police dog sniffs out a pair of handguns guns during Brooklyn raid

Canine crime-fighter Timoshenko has a nose for 9-mm. handguns. The four-legged paw-and-order favorite quickly sniffed out two handguns and an imitation pistol during a police raid at a Brooklyn bodega Friday night.


Grieving mom sues city, blames NYCHA for son’s murder

The heartbroken mom of a slain teen hoops player who’d hoped to go pro has sued the city for $200 million, claiming its housing authority didn’t protect her son from being shot dead in front of their Brooklyn apartment building in 2017.


Pathmark banner coming back to Brooklyn

A Pathmark store is set to open in Brooklyn in the next couple months. ( Allegiance Retail Services ) Supermarket cooperative Allegiance Retail Services has purchased the Pathmark name and plans to open a store under that banner in Brooklyn, N.Y., in late March or early April.


'F--- White People' found scrawled in Brooklyn park

A vandal scrawled “F--k White People” — punctuated with a smiley face — on a cargo container at a Brooklyn ballfield, police said Saturday. The hateful graffiti was found inside Shore Road Park near 75th St. in Bay Ridge at about 4 p.m. Friday.


Valerie Reyes’ alleged killer: ‘I put her in the suitcase and ran’

The Queens man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in Greenwich, Connecticut, bawled like a baby during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Saturday, claiming that he tried to revive her after she took a hard fall from a bed, but panicked — so he “put her in the


Queens: 5 Foreclosed Houses Near You

QUEENS, NY — Are you hoping to buy a new house, but can't find anything in your price range? . A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Queens area might be just the place to start!


A Brooklyn bagel shop is stealing N.J. breakfast sandwiches. We had to investigate.

New Jersey’s most beloved breakfast meat is called Taylor ham in North Jersey and pork roll in South Jersey. But what do you call it when it’s served in Brooklyn?. Yes, you can get these salty meat discs outside the Garden State, including a new menu item at Shelsky’s Brooklyn Bagels in New York. Th


2nd arrest made in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death

NEW YORK — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press.