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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crash At Busy Yonkers Intersection

A 25-year-old man was critically injured when he slammed into a vehicle while illegally riding a dirt bike in Yonkers, police said. The incident took place around 10:18 p.m., Sunday, March 24, when two dirt-bike riders traveling north on South Broadway collided with a car whose driver turned left fr


Appellate court blocks Yonkers’ taking of New York City bus property

An appellate court has thwarted Yonkers’ efforts to seize a crucial 3.6-acre riverfront property that is owned by the city of New York. The Appellate court’s Second Department ruled on March 20 that the proposed condemnation by the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency may not be granted under the d


Yonkers Man, 36, Charged In Violent Attack On Elderly Woman

A manhunt has resulted in the arrest of a 36-year-old Westchester man who police say is the suspect caught on camera repeatedly kicking and punching an elderly woman in the face and body on a subway in New York City.


Vote for marijuana legalization in N.J. held off; what it means for N.Y.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Talk about a buzz kill. Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey were in for a letdown Monday when the state’s top lawmakers canceled a vote to do just that, knowing they didn’t have the necessary votes to push the bill through.


Man Kicked 78-Year-Old Lady On Subway For Threatening His Family, Fiancée Claims

The fiancée of a Yonkers, New York, man, who was arrested Saturday for attacking a 78-year-old homeless woman on a Bronx train, said the attack took place after the woman threatened to stab them.


Man shot in front of girlfriend during botched robbery dies from wounds

A Bronx man who was shot in front of his girlfriend during a botched robbery died of his injuries over the weekend, police said Monday. Jensy Amparo, 26, died Saturday at Lincoln Hospital, two days after he was shot as he sat in his car in the Grand Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx.


Northern Westchester Man Indicted On Attempted Murder Charge Following Shooting

A Northern Westchester man is facing assault and an attempted murder charge in connection to an early morning shooting. Mario Mieles, of Ossining, has been arraigned on an indictment on charges of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon - all felonies - after shooting another m


Accused ‘granny-kicker’s’ co-workers set him up for arrest

Staffers at the highly acclaimed restaurant Frenchette knew they had the accused subway-kicker in their midst — they just had to figure out how to keep him till cops arrived.


Neighbor: “He should get a lot of time, a whole lot of time”

YONKERS - Appalled neighbors are speaking out about the Yonkers man who is accused of repeatedly kicking an elderly woman in the face on the subway. Police say Marc Gomez assaulted the 78-year-old on March 10 in the Bronx. The violence was caught on video and has gone viral.


Power & Politics: Legal recreational marijuana in NY

Medical marijuana is legal in New York state for patients who are certified by medical practitioners as having serious conditions. Anti-drug advocates are asking state lawmakers not to legalize recreational marijuana. They say it will jeopardize public safety, have a negative effect on users' mental


Missing Wayne Central grad found dead in NYC

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- A missing Wayne Central grad has been found dead by New York City police. His family in Wayne County reached out to News10NBC overnight with the heartbreaking update.


Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike

NEW YORK — The Manhattan US Attorney’s office said Monday that it is charging attorney Michael Avenatti “for attempting to extract more than $20 million in payments from a publicly traded company by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational


Bronx woman who lost eye in horrific confrontation with cops sues NYPD; officer accused was cleared in internal probe

A Bronx woman who lost her eye in a horrific confrontation with cops is suing the NYPD -- despite cops’ claims the bloody beatdown was somehow justified. Johanna Pagan-Alomar says in her recently filed suit that Officer Theresa Lustica had a key clenched in her fist when the officer pummeled her fac


Eight arrested, 20 pounds of pot, $7,000 cash seized in Paterson raid

The police raided an apartment on Main Street, arresting eight people, seizing 20 pounds of drugs, and $7,076 in cash, on Friday evening, according to police director Jerry Speziale.


Lyft Driver Found Dead In Queens Amid String Of Suicides

QUEENS, NY — Police found a Lyft driver dead in Queens early Saturday morning in what advocates called the latest in a string of professional driver suicides. Cops found the 49-year-old man unconscious in the back of a Hyundai sedan around 4 a.m. Saturday near Myrtle Avenue and 75th Street in Glenda


Rockland Man With Suspended License Faces Drug Charge

CLARKSTOWN, NY – A Spring Valley man stopped on the Thruway Saturday faces charges in Clarkstown and was turned over to Stony Point police. At 2:26 a.m. March 23, state police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Clarkstown for several vehicle and traffic violations. During their interview of th


Accused Mob Boss Killer Facing Murder Charges

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The man accused of gunning down reputed Gambino mob boss Frank Cali is now formally facing charges in New York. Anthony Comello has been arrested on charges of murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon for a loaded firearm, reports CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge.


Suspect Admits To Role In New Rochelle Armed Burglary Scheme

A 30-year-old man has admitted to threatening a man in his home with a weapon, binding him and robbing him in Westchester last year. Bronx resident Augustus Moore has pleaded guilty on Friday, March 22 to robbery and burglary charges while his trial was in progress in Westchester County Court, Distr


Woman suffers medical condition at New York City shelter, dies after getting stuck in elevator

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A homeless woman who suffered a medical condition at a New York City shelter died after getting trapped in an elevator with EMTs for nearly an hour.


VIDEO: Woman fights off groper on Brooklyn street

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police are looking for the man seen on surveillance video groping a woman on a Brooklyn street. It happened at about 8 a.m. at the corner of Livonia and Rockaway avenues in Brownsville on Mar. 10.