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MTA worker takes fatal fall on East Harlem subway tracks when protective railing breaks

A hulking MTA track worker fell to his death on the tracks of an East Harlem subway station when a protective wooden railing broke early Tuesday, authorities said. St. Clair Richards Stephens, 23, was only on the job for six months when co-workers heard a scream - and then saw their mortally wound

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 20:22:34

Woman who suffocated Bronx grandmother with plastic bag during robbery gets 25 years to life

Sparkle Daniel is pictured being led from Bronx Boro Detective Command shortly after her arrest on suspicion of murdering Nellie Hocutt.(Danny Iudici/for New York Daily News) A woman who suffocated a Bronx grandmother with a plastic bag after tormenting her finally faced justice Tuesday - 15 years

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 05:28:21

Yonkers Man Arraigned on 91 Counts Stemming from Violating Orders of Protection

Talib Waters WHITE PLAINS - Talib Waters of Yonkers has been arraigned on 91 counts, among them one count of Bribing a Witness, six counts of Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, 42 counts of Aggravated Family Offense and 42 counts of Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree stemming from violations


Single mom booted from NYCHA home for missing one court date

Robert Miller A single working mom to two, first-generation college students is about to lose her longtime public housing apartment for missing a single hearing date after she fell behind on rent. Alba Rosa, a home health aide, has lived at the King Towers Houses on Lenox Avenue in Harlem for 12 yea

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 00:05:57

Hit and run in the Bronx kills pedestrian

Police are investigating a hit and run that killed a pedestrian in the Bronx. A man was struck by a car just after 5 a.m. Monday at 181st Street and Third Avenue in Belmont. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say the driver got out of his vehicle and ran away from the scene.

NY1 - 2018-03-19 17:46:00

Police searching for man accused of shooting livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - Police released surveillance footage Monday of the man wanted for shooting a livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx. Driver Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho, 26, was flagged down by a man while he was driving home on Saturday, March 17, according New York State Federation of Tax

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 09:07:49

Cuomo directs state AG to probe Manhattan DA's handling of sexual abuse allegation against Weinstein

Normally, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is the one doing the investigating. But suddenly, the tables have been turned by Governor Andrew Cuomo, who on Monday night directed the state attorney general to probe Vance's handling of a 2015 sexual abuse allegation against movie mogul Harvey Weinst

NY1 - 2018-03-21 05:53:00

MTA worker dies; subway service disrupted in New York City

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota discusses what led to the deterioration of the NYC subway system during a presentation in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Video Courtesy: MTA) Jon Campbell / Albany Bureau Subway service has been disrupted in New York City after an MTA worker died on the job today. A

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 10:48:44

NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

Police are still searching for the driver they say cut off another car in the Bronx - killing a beloved cheerleading coach at Cardinal Spellman High School. Her teenage daughter was also hurt in the crash. NY1's Lori Chung has more. "She kept this family together and now we don't have anything," sai

NY1 - 2018-03-19 11:48:00

'It's Testing Our Patience:' Tri-State Residents Feeling Anxious Ahead Of 4th Nor'easter This Month

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Instead of celebrating Spring, people across the Tri-State Area complain they're getting a serious case of "snow fatigue." The winter has already put tens of thousands of residents in the dark for days on end. Dawn Dankner-Rosen was just starting to get used to having po

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 19:21:00

NYC might get nearly a foot of snow from another nor'easter

ZUMAPRESS.com On the first day of spring, the fourth nor'easter in a month is barreling toward the Big Apple, where it is expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow and disrupt travel Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 13:42:42

Paramus School District To Get Big State Aid Boost This Year

PARAMUS, NJ - The school district is set to receive a big boost in state aid. The district is scheduled to get more than $2.5 million in state aid, a 15 percent increase from last year. Governor Phil Murphy's administration this week released the proposed state aid numbers for every school district

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:59:58

Man jumps to his death in front of L train in Manhattan 

The westbound L train had just arrived at the Third Ave. station around 10:20 p.m. when the 57-year-old man leapt onto the tracks.(John Minchillo/AP) A man jumped to his death in front of a Manhattan L train Monday night in an apparent suicide, cops said. The westbound L train had just arrived at

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 11:26:00

Gunman bolts with $23 after shooting Uber driver in Bronx robbery

Cops are looking for this man wanted in the shooting and robbery of an Uber driver in the Bronx.(DCPI) Police released surveillance video Monday of a man wanted in the shooting and robbery of an Uber driver in the Bronx. The clip shows the gunman, wearing all black, running away after blasting Jef

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 09:21:18

300-pound MTA worker falls to his death when railing snaps

St. Clair Richards Stephens A 300-pound transit worker died Tuesday morning when the railing he was leaning against broke, sending him plummeting about 20 feet to a lower level in an East Harlem train station, police and sources said. The 23-year-old man, identified by sources as St. Clair Richards

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 12:24:34

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Genius steals money & lotto tickets in Flushing deli burglary - then tries to cash winning ticket there

A local man who tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket he allegedly stole from a Flushing deli the previous day has been apprehended, prosecutors said. Anthony Rodriguez, 31, was arrested on March 12 by the 111th Precinct. He faces charges of burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief in the t

QNS.COM - 2018-03-19 20:20:11

Missing Yonkers woman found at hospital

A 28-year-old Yonkers woman who'd been missing for several days has been found at a local hospital, police said Sunday. Yonkers police had enlisted the public's help in locating Natalie Villanueva after she went missing Wednesday. Villanueva had last been seen in the area of 53 Radford St., accordin


Social media threat caused mass absences at Yonkers school

Students, faculty and staff along with city and school officials, participate in the National School Walkout at Lincoln High School in Yonkers, March 14, 2018. #YonkersStands Mark Vergari/lohud YONKERS - A social media threat over the weekend caused a third of students at a Yonkers school to stay h

LOHUD.COM - 2018-03-19 19:33:01

Man, 28, Struck, Killed by BMW Driver in Bronx: Police

A 28-year-old man was killed when a BMW hit him and another pedestrian in the Bronx Monday morning, police say. The BMW hit a van traveling southbound on Third Avenue, then hit the two pedestrians, police said. Everyone inside the BMW, including the driver, got out and ran away on foot. It's not c

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-19 15:35:40