A 76-year-old driver may have suffered some sort of medical event when he crashed into vehicles stopped at a traffic light on a Long Island roadway, causing a 10-car pileup, police said. The out-of-control car slammed into nine other cars stopped at a red light on Route 110 northbound and Bentley Road in Amityville around lunchtime Tuesday, according to police. Ashley Seales was among the drivers stopped at the light when she felt the sudden impact. "It went airborne over my car and crashed in front of me," Seales said of the out-of-control car. Nine people, including the 76-year-old driver were taken to the hospital and another passenger who was hurt when a flying car part smashed through the rear of the SUV he was in and hit him in the shoulder. No one was seriously hurt. "After everybody calmed down, after the ambulances left, you just look back and think, 'How did I just walk away from that?'" said Seales.
A young woman was gunned down in a Bronx apartment building when she went to protect a friend who was in some sort of trouble, law enforcement sources say.
Still no baby giraffe for April, but we are getting there, keepers and vets say.
An unlicensed bookkeeper and minister allegedly robbed a plumbing company of about $700,000, Middlesex County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Democratic National Committee has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month, according to multiple sources familiar with the party's internal working, NBC News reported. Party staffs typically sees major turnover with a new boss, but the mass resignation letters will give new chairman Tom Perez a chance to completely remake the DNC's headquarters from scratch after staffing had already reached unusual low following a round of layoffs in December. Immediately after Perez' election in late February, an adviser to outgoing DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, asked every employee to submit a letter of resignation dated April 15, several sources tell NBC News.
One person was injured and hundreds more people were evacuated after a fire erupted on the roof of Manhattan's Chelsea Market Tuesday afternoon, the FDNY said.