Five people have been injured in a fire at an Upper West Side building that houses a popular restaurant, the FDNY says. The FDNY says about 170 firefighters are on the scene at 511 Amsterdam Ave., where Jacob's Pickle is located. Cellphone video taken by a neighbor across the street shows flames engulfing an entire apartment on the upper floor and shooting straight through the roof. One of the five injured is a civilian; the others are firefighters, fire officials say. [[414761103, C]]
The missing 6-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday morning was safely located after an eight-hour multi-state manhunt, Pennsylvania police said.
The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.
Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance in New York City Friday afternoon.
A New York City gallery is featuring the mind-bending works of an artist who trades plaster for paper to recreate classic sculptures. Artist Li Hongbo designed dozens of bust sculptures made entirely out of small pieces of paper for a 2014 exhibit at the Klein Sun Gallery, though the works are still housed there today. The sculptures were recently featured by BuzzFeed. The unique materials are still attracting attention and acclaim nearly three years later. All of the sculptures are flexible and can be stretched, twisted, and elongated before returning to their original shape. The demonstrations are typically done by gallery staff but occasionally visitors can test out the sculptures themselves, owner Eli Klein tells NBC 4 New York. The majority of the pieces are bust sculptures created by gluing thousands of pieces of paper together, according t
Police are responding to a report of a stabbing on the subway in Hamilton Heights Friday evening.