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Brooklyn girl testifies against man she says stabbed her and killed her friend

A young girl testified this week at the murder trial of the man accused of attacking her and her friend inside an elevator in Brooklyn. 11-year-old Mikayala Capers says she had just finished a game of tag and was headed upstairs for Italian ices with her friend, Prince Joshua Avitto, back in June of

NY1 - 2018-03-21 01:50:00

NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed about an hour after that,

BUSINESS INSIDER AUSTRALIA - 2018-03-20 13:22:00

New York City Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday Ahead of Nor'easter: De Blasio

New York City schools will be closed Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday. The mayor announced that classes wouldn't be in session as the city prepares for the fourth nor'easter to hit the region in the month of March. This one, according to Storm Team 4, could wallop the five boroughs with

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-20 21:42:03

31 people hurt in Brooklyn bus crash: FDNY

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - Nearly three dozen people were hurt in a Brooklyn bus crash Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. The crash happened about 12:45 p.m. near Rockaway Avenue and Eastern Parkway. It's unclear whether any other vehicles were involved. At least 31 people suffered minor injuries,

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 17:45:03

Spring nor'easter could bury NYC in 15 inches of snow

March came in like a lion, and has turned into a Tyrannosaurus Rex. A spring storm is expected to dump as much as 15 inches of snow on the Big Apple on Wednesday - leaving New Yorkers wondering if they'll ever be able to pack up their winter gear. The late-season strike is the fourth nor-easter to c

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 00:00:54

Woman, 29, Found Dead After Roaring NYC Fire: Officials

A woman died after a raging fire engulfed her Staten Island home late Monday that also injured four firefighters, officials say. The 29-year-old woman who has not yet been identified was found unconscious and not responding after the massive flames broke out around 11:30 p.m. on Morningstar Road, ne

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-20 10:24:29

8-Year-Old Pepper Sprays 19 Classmates At Brooklyn School: NYPD

BROWNSVILLE, NY - An 8-year-old released pepper spray inside a Brownsville classroom on Tuesday morning, causing 19 classmates and one teacher to be hurt, police said. Police responded to P.S. 184, at 273 Newport St., after several students complained they had difficulty breathing inside the school,

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:24:15

Woman Needs 93 Stitches After Brooklyn McDonald's Slashing: NYPD

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - An 18-year-old girl needed 93 stitches after she was slashed in the face outside a Brooklyn McDonald's. Police released photos Monday night of a man who attacked the teenager outside the fast food restaurant on Mermaid and Stillwell avenues at about 5 p.m. on Feb. 9. The suspec

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:00:11

Fire near LIRR tracks in Queens caused by improper disposal of lithium battery: FDNY

A fire near Long Island Railroad tracks in Jamaica on Friday was caused by improper disposal of a lithium battery, the FDNY said Saturday. Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Cause of 3/16 5-alarm fire, 187-40 Jamaica Ave #Queens was accidental, improper disposal of lithium battery - FDNY (@FDNY) March 17, 201


Queens man charged in gang-related killing of teen, officials say

A Queens man was charged in connection with the death of a teenager in February, officials said on Friday. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne A 19-year-old Queens man was extradited from Maryland earlier this week on charges he and others killed a teenager in February in what NYPD investigators bel


Black Mothers In NYC Are 12 Times More Likely To Die In Childbirth Than White Women

The numbers of Black women dying from complications during pregnancy and childbirth are alarming. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Black women are three to four times more likely to die trying to bring life into this world than their white counterparts. But in New York City, that number


Union: Driver shot multiple times in the Bronx, robbed of $23

A livery driver in the Bronx was shot multiple times Saturday by a person who robbed him of $23, according to the city police department and a taxi union. Police said the app-based livery driver, seen above, was shot multiple times in the abdomen and legs shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday on Morrison A


NYC Woman Charged With Attempted Murder

PORTSMOUTH, NH - A New York woman was arrested and held without bail after what police are describing as an attempt at murder in a local hotel this morning, according to an alert. Jasmine Henderson, 32, of Morris Avenue in The Bronx, NY, was arrested on March 16, 2018, and charged with attempted sec


Train service suspended into New York City

NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - NJ Transit and Amtrak train service between Newark and New York was suspended on Friday morning due to a bridge being stuck in the open position. The aging Portal Bridge was not able to close properly. NJ Transit said that PATH was cross-honoring tickets at Newark, Hoboken and 33


Five NYC doctors are charged with taking $800,000 of bribes, lap dances and other kickbacks from a pharmaceutical company to prescribe millions of dollars of a highly addictive painkiller

The doctors were allegedly paid by Insys Therapeutics Inc., the indictment saidDrs Gordon Freedman, Jeffrey Goldstein, Todd Schlifstein, Dialecti Voudouris, Alexandru Burducea all pleaded not guilty on Friday to their charges Prosecutors say the doctors worked for the company's 'Speakers Bureau' The