A woman is dead after being shot in the head in the Bronx, and police are looking for the person who fired the gun, according to authorities.
Neighbors on the Upper East Side say they're being terrorized by a woman on the streets who screams and spits at them as they walk by. The woman, who's believed to be homeless and mentally disturbed, has been spitting at passersby for years. But Nick Goodman has gotten so fed up he's created a Facebook page called "Spitting Lady of the Upper East Side" to keep tabs on her and avoid her. "She's popped out of a Citi Bank or a side street and spat on us," said Goodman. His 7-year-old son Nickey says "it scares me a lot" when they encounter her. "I take a cab like two blocks sometimes" to stay out of her way, the boy says. They're not the only ones who are scared of the woman. Jill Grover says she's hidden behind cars to avoid her. "She's scary," she said. Despite the coalition of 400-plus people on Facebook and
The white Army veteran accused of stabbing to death a 66-year-old black stranger with a sword on a Manhattan street last week has been indicted on murder and weapons charges, including murder as crime of terrorism.
April the giraffe’s pregnancy is approaching its inevitable conclusion as her namesake month nears, with the upstate New York zoo monitoring her noticing “interesting” behavior lately and a lot of tail-raising.
Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. As part of the roll-back, Trump will initiate a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The regulation, which was the former president's signature effort to curb carbon emissions, has been the subject of long-running legal challenges by Republican-led states and those who profit from burning oil, coal and gas.
A petition quickly amassing signatures online calls for members of the Senate to force First Lady Melania Trump to move into the White House or pay for the security required to protect her in New York City.