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Teen found dead on roof of NYCHA building
BEDFORD- STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — Police are investigating the discovery of an 18-year-old man found dead on the roof of the Brevoort Houses, police said Tuesday. Around 4:20 p.m., police officers were conducting a vertical patrol inside the NYCHA building located at 326 Bainbridge Street, when the fo
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
6 Affordable Bike Shops to Check Out When the L Train Shuts Down
Need a set of wheels? Here's what we suggest. The L train is shutting down which means transportation for some in North Brooklyn is going to become… tricky. Some commuters will have to use other train lines, others will probably start taking buses a lot more and relying on other train lines. Or mayb
Police: Body found behind Lawrence community center
Nassau County police say a body was found Tuesday morning behind the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence. The discovery is being investigated as a possible homicide. Resident Nikki Trento says she woke up to police cars and crime scene tape on her block.
VIDEO: Mom takes down man trying to steal her car in Bronx
MELROSE, The Bronx (WABC) -- A Bronx mom taking her son to school found a man attempting to steal her car, yanked him out of the driver's seat and detained him until police arrived.
First American informant testifies at "El Chapo" trial in Brooklyn
He grew up in Chicago, the son of an often-imprisoned drug dealer, but after pursuing the family trade and distributing nearly $1 billion worth of cocaine for the Sinaloa cartel’s top leaders, Pedro Flores decided to turn on Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera because he didn’t want to follow in his fat
Whereabouts of El Chapo's missing beauty queen wife revealed
El Chapo’s wife hasn’t left the Mexican drug lord in the dust, his lawyers said Tuesday. Emma Coronel Aispuro, who attended every day of her husband’s trafficking trial in Brooklyn until her startling absence Monday and Tuesday, is simply taking a break to handle personal matters and spend Christmas
Driver in fatal Greenport crash now facing charge of aggravated vehicular homicide
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted a Greenport man for his role in an alleged drunken driving crash that led to the death of a Queens man earlier this year, according to online court records.
Staten Island man charged with murder in road-rage death of firefighter
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A reputed Staten Island gang member is accused of violently slaying an off-duty firefighter during a road-rage incident on the Belt Parkway last week, authorities said.
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.
Burglar Caught On Video Stealing Package From Brooklyn Apartment Building, Police Say
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding a man caught on video taking a package from a Brooklyn apartment. It happened last Tuesday in Williamsburg at 6:30 p.m. in a building near Broadway and Hooper Streets.
WARNING: Thief steals package from apartment in Williamsburg
A warning to everyone who's expecting packages, especially as the holidays draw closer. Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the man caught on camera stealing packages in Williamsburg.
Queens man sentenced to 30 years in Valley Stream clerk’s murder
Jermaine Jackson, of Queens Village, was sentenced on Dec. 17 to more than 30 years in prison and five years’ supervised release for the December 2016 murder of Edwin Lopez, a clerk at AL Mini Mart in Valley Stream.
Suspect charged with murder in FDNY road rage death, faces firefighters during walk
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The man believed to be responsible for killing an off-duty FDNY firefighter in a road rage incident is back in New York Tuesday, and he faced firefighters as he was walked out of the police station.
Death of man found in Queens park ruled a homicide: police
The death of an unidentified man found clad only in his underwear at a Queens nature preserve has been ruled a homicide, officials said Tuesday. The victim, who is believe to be in his 20s, was discovered lying face up on the ground in Bayswater Point State Park in Far Rockaway just before noon on S
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
El Chapo's wife is suddenly a NO-SHOW in court: Concerned drug baron is seen looking around for his absent beauty queen lover who has attended without fail for six weeks
The wife of the Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman did not attend court for the first time in six weeks of his trial Monday. Emma Coronel, the Los Angeles-born Mexican beauty queen, has been seen in Brooklyn federal court in recent weeks while her husband stands trial on multiple c
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.
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.
NYPD captain faces charges for showing up late to emergencies
An accused do-nothing NYPD captain is about to go on trial for a slew of charges — from using his cop car for personal use to failing to promptly respond to emergencies, including an attempted prisoner escape.