• New York Jun 16, 2017

    Man Pleads Guilty Year After Deadly Shooting at TI Show Venue

    A hip-hop podcaster has pleaded guilty to gun charges in connection with a fatal shooting at a popular New York concert venue before a T.I. performance.

  • attorney Apr 18, 2017

    Man Sentenced in Fiery Long Island Crash That Killed Dad, 2 Kids

    A man convicted of causing a fiery crash that killed a father and his two children on Long Island in 2015 was given the maximum sentence on Tuesday.

  • New Jersey Apr 7, 2017

    Judge Won't Toss Murder Conviction in 1979 Etan Patz Case

    A judge on Thursday refused to throw out the murder conviction of a man in an infamous 1979 missing-child case and scheduled his sentencing. Jurors who were unable to reach a verdict in the man’s first trial on whether he killed 6-year-old Etan Patz have been a constant presence throughout his retrial, and they were again on Thursday, at a…

  • driver Apr 5, 2017

    Westchester Man Sentenced for Fatal DWI, 14 Years After Mother Was Sentenced in Fatal Crash

    A suburban New York man has been sentenced to prison for a fatal drunken driving crash – 14 years after his mother was involved in an alcohol-related crash that killed a man. Liam Perry of Yonkers was sentenced Tuesday to serve two to six years for an August crash that killed 85-year-old Pedro Martinez. The 23-year-old pleaded guilty in February…

  • driver Mar 17, 2017

    Elderly Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Truck in Brooklyn: NYPD

    An elderly woman was struck and killed while crossing the street in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, according to the NYPD.  Police say the 81-year-old victim was crossing the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Rockaway Avenue when she was struck by a box truck. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.  The accident took place...

  • United States Mar 17, 2017

    Admitted Al-Qaida Fighter Convicted in NY Terror Case

    An admitted al-Qaida fighter was convicted on Thursday of federal terrorism charges for participating in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead.

  • Donald Trump Mar 16, 2017

    Biden: ‘We Have a Hell of a Lot of Work to Do'

    Former Vice President Joe Biden says there’s a “hell of a lot of work to do” following the election of President Donald Trump. The Democrat didn’t mention the Republican commander in chief by name but cited access to affordable health care and the rights of transgender students as two examples of what he called the recent “change in the...

  • New York Mar 16, 2017

    Former Vice President Joe Biden Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC

    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be honored with the HELP HERO Humanitarian Award in New York City Thursday afternoon.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be presenting the award at the annual HELP USA 30th anniversary luncheon in recognition of Biden’s advocacy work for veterans and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  Some of Biden’s advocacy includes sponsoring the Violence...

  • New York City Mar 15, 2017

    Museum of the Dog Relocating to NYC

    Calling all dog lovers: the American Kennel Club is bringing its Museum of the Dog to New York City.  The museum, which is currently in St. Louis, features collections of dog art. It was founded in New York City in 1982 but moved to St. Louis in 1987 and has been there ever since.  “New York City presents a new…

  • New Jersey Mar 16, 2017

    Lawyer: Jurors in Etan Patz Retrial Knew Old Jury Was There

    A defendant’s murder conviction in a retrial over the disappearance and death of 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 should be thrown out because the new jury knew members of the first jury were sitting in court with the victim’s family, his attorneys said Wednesday. Alice Fontier said in court papers that her client Pedro Hernandez could not have gotten...

  • New York Mar 15, 2017

    All Charges Dropped Against Ex-Jet Darrelle Revis in Assault Case

    A judge has dismissed all charges against former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis stemming from a fight last month in Pittsburgh.

  • driver Mar 15, 2017

    Long Island Driver Fatally Crashes Into Tree After Suffering Medical Event

    A man suffering some sort of medical event died when he crashed his car into a tree on Long Island Tuesday afternoon, police say. The driver, Robert Manigaulte of Huntington Station, was driving southbound on Woodbury Road when he crossed to the opposite side of the road and hit a tree, according to Suffolk police.  Manigaulte, 59, was brought to…

  • New York Mar 14, 2017

    NYC's Roosevelt Island to Get Boutique Graduate Hotel

    New York City’s Roosevelt Island is getting a boutique hotel. The Graduate Roosevelt Island hotel is expected to open in 2019. The boutique Graduate brand has hotels in locations where there’s a strong identification with a university, and the Roosevelt Island site will be located at the gateway to the Cornell Tech complex, which is being built by Cornell...

  • 1-800-577-TIPS Mar 11, 2017

    Shirtless Man Attacks Woman in Queens Beauty Salon: NYPD

    Police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman in a Queens beauty salon before fleeing the scene early Thursday morning.  The shirtless man entered the salon near 164th Street around 4 a.m., according to the NYPD. He got into a verbal dispute with a 29-year-old woman before punching her in the face and body. The man then...

  • King Mar 10, 2017

    ‘You'll Be Back' — Brian D'Arcy James Returns to ‘Hamilton'

    The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again. Brian d’Arcy James, who originated the sly and hysterical monarch singing the song “You’ll Be Back,” will indeed be back – he’ll play him on Broadway starting April 14. Others who have played the king include Jonathan Groff, Andrew Rannells, Rory O’Malley and Taran...

  • New York Mar 9, 2017

    NY Gov. Cuomo Pitches $1.4B Plan to ‘Transform' Brooklyn

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a $1.4 billion plan to “transform” central Brooklyn on Thursday, unveiling a multi-faceted effort to take on poverty, violence, a lack of housing and chronic health problems like obesity and malnutrition. The Democratic governor unveiled the plan he’s calling “Vital Brooklyn” just weeks before lawmakers will be asked to vote on it as part…

  • New York Mar 9, 2017

    New York Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level in a Decade

    New York’s unemployment rate has dipped to its lowest level in nearly a decade. According to preliminary numbers released Thursday by the New York State Department of Labor, unemployment fell to 4.6 percent in January. That’s the lowest level since June 2007. The state’s unemployment rate was 4.8 percent in December and 5.3 percent in January 2016. In New York…

  • Donald Trump Mar 9, 2017

    731 People Get Gender Changes on NYC Birth Certificates

    Health officials have changed the gender listed on 731 birth certificates since January 2015, with applicants ranging in age from 5 to 76 years old, officials said Thursday. Slightly more than half of the changes were from male to female, and 41 of them were under 18 with parental consent, according to the data. The city eased requirements for gender…

  • New Jersey Mar 9, 2017

    Armed Man Sexually Assaults Women on New Jersey Street: Police

    Police are looking for a man in a series of violent sexual assaults at a New Jersey intersection since January.  Irvington police say the man threatened women with a handgun near the intersection of Grove Street and Nye Avenue, near the Newark border, often between 3 p.m. and 3 a.m.  Police say the most recent incidents happened between Jan....

  • rapper Mar 9, 2017

    Nets to Celebrate The Notorious B.I.G. at Barclays Center

    The Nets will be honoring the late Brooklyn-born rapper Biggie Smalls at “Biggie Night” at Barclays Center on the 20th anniversary of his death. Sean “Diddy” Combs and mother Voletta Wallace will be among the friends and family paying tribute at the game Sunday night when the Nets and the Knicks face off.  The evening will feature The Notorious...

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