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Man arrested in fatal shooting on Bay Street in Stapleton

Francis Batama, 26, of the 200 block of Gordon Street, was apprehended on Tuesday at about 5:45 p.m., according to a statement from the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-10-17 06:35:00

Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO

The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 11:40:38

Bionic arms enable Staten Island student to lift 180 pounds

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While carrying heavy boxes over the summer, Aiden Lublinsky was inspired to invent bionic arms that would lift objects up to 180 pounds.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-10-17 06:00:00

Weather this weekend in Upstate NY: Cold front Saturday brings mixed precipitation Sunday

These showers should be all snow over the higher elevations ofWestern New Yorkand Central New York, along with theCatskills,Adirondacks, and theNorth Country. No more than a coating of accumulation should stick during the day.

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2018-10-17 09:28:00

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.

PBS.ORG - 2018-10-16 21:43:12

Million-Dollar Winner In NJ As Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $868M

New Jersey had a big winner Tuesday as the Mega Millions jackpot soared past its previous record, hitting an estimated $868 million, or $494.5 million cash. New Jersey lottery has released the ticket location.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 12:50:26

DA: Man arraigned on charges he killed girlfriend in crash

But Robert Brunetti, Kevin Reyes' attorney, said his client denied being involved in a street race and said he was being followed by another vehicle.

NEWSDAY - 2018-10-16 22:48:03

Applebee's Staten Island restaurants serve breakfast

The menu will run from 9 a.m. to noon daily at the Staten Island Mall, 2655 Richmond Ave., as well as 1451 Richmond Ave., Bulls Head.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-10-17 12:03:00

1,400 NYC bus shelters closed following collapse on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nearly 1,500 New York City bus shelters have been closed following the partial collapse of a Staten Island shelter earlier this month.


Missing Long Island teen may be on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A 17-year-old girl missing more than a month from Long Island might be in our borough, according to authorities.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-10-16 11:53:00

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.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-10-16 15:12:08

Man Who Killed Girlfriend, Fled With Daughter Gets 75 Years

What to KnowNJ man who was found guilty of killing his girlfriend before fleeing with their 2-month-old daughter was sentenced to 75 years in prisonArturo Alomas, 25, of Elizabeth, was sentenced Monday after he was found guilty Aug. 17 of strangling his girlfriend on Easter Sunday 2016Prosecutors we

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-10-16 13:12:03

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.

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-16 20:20:41

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


Cops respond to multiple banks on Staten Island, amid reports of robberies

Witnesses told police a man in his early 20s entered Santander Bank on Amboy Road in Eltingville just before 10 a.m., and passed a note to the teller. He fled north on Amboy Road with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.


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

PEOPLE - 2018-10-16 12:12:00

Governor Cuomo Announces NY Mets, County Close To Finalizing Lease Extension To Keep Pro Baseball In Onondaga County For Next 25 Years

SYRACUSE, NY - New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the New York Mets, New York State, Onondaga County and the City Of Syracuse are committed to signing a lease extension to keep professional baseball in Onondaga County for the next 25 years. Under terms of the agreement, the New Yor

OURSPORTS CENTRAL - 2018-10-16 16:23:00

$516K Jersey Cash 5 ticket sold at convenience store

Retailers across the state sold 539,144 tickets for Monday's drawing. Four daily drawings had been held before Monday without a top-prize winner, pushing the jackpot above the half-million dollar mark. Tuesday's jackpot resets to $75,000.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-16 11:32:00

Major road closures announced for fall street cleanups

Borough President James Oddo, in collaboration with Councilman Steven Matteo (R-Mid-Island) and NYC Parks, has announced a cleanup schedule for some of Staten Island’s busiest roads on Thursdays throughout October and November.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-10-16 12:35:00

Bad blood lines: Son accused of killing dad during argument in Bronx home — police - NY Daily News

A 46-year-old man shoved his elderly father into a wall during an argument at the dad's Bronx home, causing head injuries that eventually killed him, police said Tuesday.Brian Murphy, 46, checked into a rehab facility in upstate New York the day after his father, John Murphy, 75, died at Montefiore

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-16 00:00:00