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Man dies after being taken into custody
EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — A man died after he was taken into custody early Sunday.It happened around 1:53 a.m. when people were called to a six-story building along East 116th Street in East Harlem.When they arrived, authorities saw a 39-year-old man they described as “emotionally disturbed” being re
Body Of Missing NYC Cabbie Found In East River
His family said Chow was feeling financial pressure from a $700,000 loan on his medallion, the permit that lets someone have a yellow taxi in New York City.
25 years later, fugitive returns to NYC, gets arrested
The owner survived, and Guerra pleaded guilty. He was freed on $50,000 bond and skipped a February 1993 court date. He was later sentenced in absentia to six to 18 years of prison time.
Glass panel falls, kills security guard, injures construction worker at NYC skyscraper site
A 1,550-foot (472-meter) tower is planned at 217 W. 57th St. For comparison, One World Trade Center is 1,776 feet (541 meters).
News Closeup: Man spent 17 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit
NEW YORK — The Navy has dropped anchor in New York in celebration of Fleet Week.On this Memorial Day weekend, we’ll remember our war dead and hear what’s being done to deal with the concerns of our veterans.Then, meet the man whose name was finally cleared after serving 17 years in prison for a murd
Police investigating death of boy struck by MTA bus
The sidewalk is tucked behind a building, so it created a blind spot for the bus driver, driving down Webster Avenue.
WATCH: NYC Driver Tried to Run Over NYPD Officers in Car Stop Getaway [VIDEO]
The driver, being questioned by a few officers with an NYPD cruiser blocking it on on a busy corner in a New York City borough, quickly pulls forward, hits the cruiser and then reversely and nearly runs down officers, strikes other vehicles both in traffic it appears and possibly parked.
Woman shot while leaving Brooklyn nightclub: cops
The 32-year-old was leaving El Gran Mar De Plata on Fulton Street in Cypress Hills just after 6 a.m., when a car with five people inside rolled to the front of the club and one of the occupants opened fire, police sources said.
Cheer South Jersey lead in weed's growth industry | Editorial
Take that, North Jersey: Your towns may get more state aid than similar ones in South Jersey, but we have one a "biggest" and "busiest" distinction that you don't. Not even New York City, that bastion of all things commerce, comes close.
Karate teacher arrested for sexually abusing female students: police
Hector Bencosme, 57, was arrested Saturday for sexually abusing five of his female students inside a basement of a building along Post Avenue in Inwood, police said.
2 dogs allegedly trapped inside hot car in Brooklyn, cops arrest South Beach man
Kenneth Schnabel, 54, of Sand Lane in South Beach, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, confinement of animals in extreme temperatures and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the incident, according to an NYPD spokeswoman.
81-year-old man attacked while entering Brooklyn apartment building
Investigators say the suspect followed the elderly victim into his building, then attacked him with an unknown blunt object, striking him in the head.
Brokerages Set New York Community Bank (NYCB) PT at $12.72
Shares of New York Community Bank (NYSE:NYCB) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the fifteen research firms that are covering the firm,Marketbeatreports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the
Homeless around Newark Penn may have nowhere to go after shelter shutters
The City of Newark opened a wintertime shelter for homeless men, women and families through March, offering on-site referral and placement assistance for housing, employment, substance abuse and mental health counseling, as well as showers, laundry and dining facilities, where breakfast and dinner i
Mom’s boyfriend arrested after boy was found dead
Police found Messiah Allen unconscious inside the Bruckner Boulevard apartment that suspected killer Kenneth Lynch, 36, shared with his girlfriend at Sotomayor Houses in Soundview around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
Body found in river identified as financially struggling cabbie
The 56-year-old, who left his car by the East River, was last seen on May 11. He had been stressed about a $700,000 mortgage on his taxi medallion that he couldn’t pay off.
Young child killed after struck by MTA bus
A young boy, approximately five years old was killed after being struck by an MTA bus in the Bronx on Saturday afternoon, police say.
Newtown Students to Hold 'Die-In' Tonight in NYC
NEWTOWN, CT -- Newtown students will join students from New York City Friday, May 25, at 6:00 p.m. in Washington Square Park for a "die-in" on the one week anniversary ofthe mass shooting at Santa Fe High Schoolin Texas.
Why a judge says @realDonaldTrump can't block opponents
FILE - This April 3, 2017, file photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump's Twitter feed on a computer screen in Washington. President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official
President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 25, 2018, after attending a graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.