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Brooklyn Man Charged with Murder in Shooting Death of 102nd Precinct Detective

A Brooklyn man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder, among other crimes, in the fatal shooting of a 102nd Precinct detective and the wounding of a sergeant during a robbery in Richmond Hill last Tuesday, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.


Police looking for man who robbed Bronx laundromat

MORRISANIA, Bronx — Police are on the hunt for a man they say robbed a Bronx laundromat in the early morning hours on Valentine's Day. According to authorities, the suspect entered the laundromat at 1309 Boston Rd. at 4:50 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14. Once inside the unidentified man approached a 36-y


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Babysitter of 5 kids in Bronx left to get cooking ingredients when fire started

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- A 15-year-old babysitter got a juvenile report following a kitchen fire in the Bronx apartment where she was watching over five small children.


Video: Cops Blast Gang Song Outside Brownsville Housing

BROWNSVILLE, BROOKLYN -- Two cops blasted music from their NYPD squad car that residents fear will antagonize local gang members, according to video and reports. YouTube video posted on Feb. 10 shows two patrol officers outside the Marcus Garvey Village on Chester Street and Dumont Avenue blaring "F


N.J. grocery store owner who ran $885K food stamp scam gets 2 years in prison

The owner of a Newark grocery store has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for defrauding the federal government out of more than $885,000 in a food stamps scam which lasted nearly seven years, authorities said.


New York's State Prisons Are Brutal and Deadly. That's Something We Can Change

It shouldn’t take celebrity Instagram posts to kindle New Yorkers’ outrage about an unexplained and possibly unnatural death in one of our state prisons. Yet that is what happened in the case of Anthony Myrie, who died last week at the age of 24 after collapsing at Greene Correctional Facility in th


Erratic Driver Flashed Gun On I-80, State Police Say

ROXBURY, NJ — A New York man was arrested after police say he pulled up next to another driver and flashed a gun on I-80 in Morris County, New Jersey State Police said. David Fonseca, 27, of Rochester, N.Y., was arrested on I-80 in Roxbury Township on Feb. 15, police said. According to police, Fonse


UPDATE: Newark Police Arrest Bus Driver who Crashed While Allegedly Overdosed on Heroin

Newark Public Safety Director Ambrose provided an update on the arrest of a school bus driver today following a collision at 14th Avenue and Jones Street today. Police said the school bus driver, Ms. Lisa Byrd, 57, of East Orange, has been taken into custody and charged with 12 counts of Endangering


Police: Man intentionally ran down family of 8 outside New York 7-Eleven

HAVERSTRAW, Rockland County (WABC) -- A man has been charged with murder after police say he intentionally drove his vehicle into a family of eight standing outside a 7-Eleven in Rockland County Wednesday.


8-month-old baby hospitalized after stroller rolls onto Manhattan subway tracks

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- An 8-month-old baby is hospitalized after her stroller rolled onto the subway tracks in Manhattan Thursday morning. It happened just after 9 a.m. at the 72nd Street station on the Upper West Side.


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


BREAKING: Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim Reportedly Killed Man With Car After Louisville Game

​Syracuse men's basketball coach ​Jim Boeheim was involved in a fatal accident around midnight on Thursday morning in which the 74-year-old struck and killed an individual with his car on Interstate 690.


Work begins to remodel old Sears for HomeGoods

A $1.8-million project has started to divide the former Sears store and remodel one-quarter of it for HomeGoods. • What: Discount home furnishing retail shop; 21 stores in Virginia.


Judge wants to visit Statue of Liberty before sentencing climber

A Manhattan judge overseeing the case against the woman convicted of climbing the Statue of Liberty last summer says he wants to get a first-hand look at her sky-high perch himself before he sentences her.


Video shows driver using sidewalk to pass Brooklyn school buses

BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WPVI) -- A former New York State Assemblyman from Brooklyn has released a video of a driver purportedly using the sidewalk to go around parked school buses, coming within inches of young children.


Meghan Markle’s $200K Baby Shower Criticized But Not Prince William, Kate’s Vacation

Meghan Markle’s lavish baby shower was criticized but not Prince William and Kate Middleton’s family vacation. Allure gave a breakdown of Markle’s $200,000 star-studded baby shower in New York. According to the report, the party was held in the hotel’s penthouse suite that costs $75,000 per night, m


Pregnant Mom of 6 Killed in NY 7-Eleven Rampage Identified; Driver Charged With Murder

A driver angry about being asked not to blow cigarette smoke in the direction of children outside a New York 7-Eleven allegedly plowed into a family, hitting six kids and killing their mother, who was pregnant, before he was arrested at gunpoint by police, according to officials and witness accounts