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Man Charged in Subway Attack Says Woman Threatened Him

The man facing an assault charge in connection to an attack on a homeless woman on a New York City subway train claims she threatened him with a knife. The court-appointed attorney for Marc Gomez made the claims at the 36-year-old's arraignment early Sunday in Bronx Criminal Court, the New York Post


Hey NYC, this is what it sounds like every time you write about New Jersey

Recently, another NYC-based publication bravely ventured across the Hudson to express awe at the hidden gems in New Jersey. Really? So we figured it was a good moment to return the favor.


We asked the head of NJ Transit (and some of his critics) to grade his 1st year. How’d he do?

About a year ago, Kevin Corbett went from being a commuter who rode the train to work to NJ Transit executive director, the man who runs the trains and buses. “I ride the trains every day, many riders recognize me and say it’s the most thankless job in America,” Corbett said in an interview. “It com


2 $1 Million Powerball Tickets Sold in New York

Two second-prize winning tickets worth a $1 million each were sold in New York for Saturday night's Powerball drawing. No one hit the $625 million jackpot, though, so it rises to a massive $750 million for the Wednesday, March 27 drawing.


New York City Muslims Begin Community Safety Patrol

NEW YORK - On March 14, New York City Muslims were putting their families to bed when details emerged of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, about 15,000 kilometers away. A white supremacist had targeted Friday prayer. Fifty were dead, including refugees, women and children;


Bronx Delivery Man Robbed, Beaten In Gang-Style Assault As Disturbing NYC Trend Continues

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Surveillance cameras in the Bronx caught a brutal assault and robbery of a delivery man by a violent group of attackers. Police say the 36-year-old victim was making a delivery for Uber Eats when four men ambushed him and pushed the worker off his bike.


Special Counsel did not find any evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election

Attorney General William Barr reports that Robert Mueller’s team did not find evidence that President Trump colluded with Russian officials to sabotage the 2016 presidential election.


Adele and Jennifer Lawrence had a blast at a gay bar in New York

The record-smashing English singer Adele and her buddy, Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence did just what a couple of gurl-friends do on a Friday night in New York City. They went for some drinks and a little dancing at a gay bar in the West Village.


Almanac: Building the New York City subway

On March 24, 1900 it was "Tunnel Day" in New York City, for that was the day Mayor Robert Van Wyck used a sterling silver Tiffany shovel to ceremonially launch construction of the city's first subway.


Legal Weed in New York Just Hit a Major Roadblock

Cannabis legalization has been officially omitted from New York's 2020 state budget, a move that could mean the policy shift is now a little more difficult to execute. While New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has been pushing to get cannabis legalization on the state's 2020 budget, it appears his at


Popular Greenwich Village Restaurant Robbed, Worker Tied Up: NYPD

A robber tied up a worker at a popular Greenwich Village with duct tape and made off with $8,000, police say. The thief entered the Knickerbocker Grill on University Avenue at about 1 a.m. Friday and went to the basement, the NYPD said. He pretended to have a gun and used duct tape to tie a 62-year-


Mueller report released: Findings ‘not enough to establish’ Trump committed obstruction, Barr says

Evidence gathered in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "is not sufficient to establish" that President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice. That's according to Attorney General William Barr in a letter to Congress summarizing the finding of the Mueller probe.


4 Shootings Reported Across NYC in 2 Days, Police Say; 1 Dead, 3 People Injured

A rash of unrelated shootings across New York City over two days has left one man dead and four other people injured, including a 13-year-old boy, police said. The shootings took place between Thursday evening and Friday night in the Bronx and Brooklyn, the NYPD said.


Anti-incinerator legislation awaits Cuomo signature after unanimous passage this week

The New York State Senate voted unanimously to pass a state Assembly bill that bans construction of new waste incinerators in the Finger Lakes region. The bill, which won unanimous Assembly approval last week, now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has 10 days to sign the bill into law.


Mafia-imposed death penalty a likely sentence for Staten Island suspect in murder of Gambino boss Frank Cali

It’s Mob Justice 101, and there are no appeals: The unsanctioned killing of a Mafia boss carries the death penalty. The long-standing organized crime maxim is bad news for the life expectancy of Anthony Comello, the suspect jailed in the Staten Island shooting death of Gambino family head Frank (Fra


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers Actions for Early March

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York.


Police: Argument Between Garbage Trucks Ends In Mayhem, Driver Destroys 14 Cars

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than a dozen parked cars were damaged after police say two garbage truck drivers got into a violent melee in the Bronx. Piece of debris from vehicles littered a Morris Park neighborhood Saturday after one garbage truck slammed into the row of cars.


WWE Live Event Results From Utica, New York (3/23/19): Alexa Bliss In Action

WWE held a live event in Utica, New York this weekend and the RAW roster was in action. Check out the full rundown of matches and results of the show below. Elias comes out to the ring to play guitar and is joined by Finn Balor. Elias attacks Balor but Balor gets the upper hand to end the segment.


Man Caught Kicking Elderly Woman In The Head In Viral Video Gets Arrested, Claims She Deserved It

The viral video of an elderly New York woman getting kicked in the head by another subway passenger had resulted in an arrest. Restaurant worker Marc Gomez of Yonkers, NY was arrested over the weekend and charged with felony assault with $30,000 bail after prosecutors discovered he has a misdemeanor


Brooklyn dad shot dead after leaving baby shower

A 26-year-old dad who had been celebrating with friends and family at a baby shower in Brooklyn was shot dead when he went outside, cops said Saturday. Courtney Tingle was leaving the celebration at a building on Washington Avenue near Dean Street, which houses the Abundant Life Church and the Hope