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Teen Acquitted Of Attempted Murder Of NYPD Officer
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- A jury has found a teen that dragged a New York City officer while driving a stolen car not guilty of attempted murder. Justin Murrell was found guilty of first-degree assault during his trial held Monday for the June 2017 incident that left Officer Dalsh Veve with severe i
Free Things to Do in Brooklyn This Week - December 16-December 23
On a budget? Not to worry. City Guide's weekly roundup of free things to do in Brooklyn will keep your entertained without breaking the bank. From catching a free outdoor movie screening to exploring breathtaking Prospect Park, there's something in this weekly roundup for everyone wanting to travel
EXCLUSIVE: Goon botches alleged murder-for-hire job, gets busted with man who paid him, prosecutors say
A Manhattan drug dealer and Bronx hitman who cooked up a botched plan to kill a rival couldn’t keep quiet about it — and now they’re facing attempted murder charges, a new criminal complaint filed alleges.
Teen Charged With Paralyzing NYPD Officer Found Not Guilty Of Attempted Murder
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A jury has found the a teen accused of dragging an NYPD officer with a stolen car last year in Brooklyn not guilty of trying to murder him. Justin Murrell, 16, was found not guilty of attempted murder charges stemming from the June 2017 incident on Monday.
New York state man spared jail time in fatal crash
A New York state man was spared a prison term on Friday when he was placed in Carbon County’s Intermediate Punishment Program on a charge of involuntary manslaughter stemming from a fatal crash last year on Interstate 80 in Kidder Township.
Wife of Brooklyn man slain near steps of Sumner Houses pleads for justice
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — "I'm okay, stink." That was the last text Alexis Kearse-Walker received from her husband of six years. About 10 minutes later, 35-year-old Tyree Walker was fatally shot in the back of the head and torso in Brooklyn.
Trump's tricks are finally backfiring
The racket inside Donald Trump’s head must sound like the roar of a train. Investigations are coming at him from all sides — from the special counsel, from the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, from the New York state attorney general, from the relentless poking around of news organizations and, soon, fro
Woman Killed As She Crosses Notorious Queens Blvd, Police Say
SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS – A woman was hit and killed as she tried to cross Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside Monday, police said. Yimei Gao, 73, who lived on 56th Ave, was crossing the notoriously dangerous road near her home at 6:22 a.m., police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Video shows man leaving cat sealed in a bucket outside animal shelter in Chinatown
CHINATOWN, Manhattan — A horrible incident of animal abuse was caught on camera in Manhattan. Police are asking the public's help identifying a man seen on shocking surveillance video dumping a malnourished cat in a sealed bucket in Chinatown.
Queens Man Gets Decades In Prison For Killing Nassau Store Clerk
A Queens man was sentenced on Monday to more than 30 years in jail for murdering a clerk at a Valley Stream convenience store he was trying to rob in 2016. Jermaine Jackson, 25, was sentenced to 365 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for the murder of Edwin Lopez. Jackso
NYPD: Sex offender charged in Queens attempted abduction may have more victims
RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for possible additional victims of a man they saychased an 11-year-old girl and attempted to force her into his car in Queens over the weekend.
Brownsville park creep thrown into Rikers Island
A Brooklyn judge set a $300,000 bail on Sunday for a 40-year-old man who allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman at Betsy Head Park. Jason Lopez was charged with first-degree rape, third-degree sexually motivated robbery and sex abuse for attacking a young woman on Dec. 1 as she was on her way home, pol
Two bias assaults in Manhattan several hours apart, one victim hospitalized
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Two bias assaults in Manhattan just hours apart early Monday morning left one of the victims in the hospital, authorities said. Brian Reynolds had just gotten off his Sunday night shift working security at a night club at about 1:30 a.m. on 7th Avenue in Chelsea.
Teen who dragged cop with stolen car dodges attempted murder charges
Jurors Monday convicted a teen of assault charges — but cleared him of attempted murder — for dragging an NYPD detective for blocks with a stolen vehicle last year. Justin Murrell, 17, faces up to 10 years behind bars at sentencing for the attack, which left Det. Dalsh Veve with severe brain damage.
Breaking: Jury Finds Battle, Nealy Guilty in DJ Mo Murder
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) The jury has reached in a guilty verdict in the trial of two men accused of killing a popular local DJ and activist, Michael Onley. After deliberating for just over an hour the jury found 29 Year old Roberto Battle of Brooklyn, New York and 37 year old David Nealy of Kingston both gui
Now Google is bringing a new $1B campus to New York City
Google is investing more than $1 billion on a new campus in Manhattan — becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick the Big Apple to expand and create thousands of jobs.
The best deals on outdoor tours in New York City this week
From a bus trip to a tony Brooklyn neighborhood to take in some Christmas lights, to an architecture tour, there's plenty of ways to get some fresh air in New York City this week. Read on for a rundown.
They Grabbed Her Baby and Arrested Her. Now Jazmine Headley Is Speaking Out.
[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]. Jazmine Headley took her baby boy to a public benefits office in Brooklyn on a recent Friday to find out why the city had abruptly stopped paying for him to go to day care while she worked cleaning offices.
Body of young man found in Queens park, police investigating
FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a young man was found dead in a park in Queens. The body of a man in his twenties was found inside Bayswater Point State Park in Far Rockaway around noon on Sunday.
Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead
NEW YORK (AP) - Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 35. The New York Police Department says officers went to Kroll's Manhattan apartment early Sunday after getting a call asking for a wellness check on him.