“Officer Groves is clearly lucky to be alive,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “He was shot from no more than eight feet away. He would have almost certainly have been killed if it wasn’t for his bullet-resistant vest.”
The officer was said to be assisting in the enforcement of the “No Diving” rule at the Brooklyn pool after a group of individuals were doing back-flips around 5:20 p.m.
The cab driver said he was attacked Wednesday night near 16th Street and Avenue C in Manhattan after an angry driver accused him of cutting him off.
There are new details now known about the suspect in the 33-year-old disappearance of little Etan Patz, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.
Sal Medina couldn’t believe what was unfolding before his eyes as a white livery cab came to a stop next to his newsstand on Delancey Street.
The suspect in the killing of Etan Patz remained on suicide watch on Saturday morning. Pedro Hernandez is charged with second-degree murder in the 33-year-old killing.
A man died in the wee hours of Saturday morning at District 36, a midtown Manhattan nightclub located on West 36th Street. The man was bleeding from the mouth when he staggered outside and died 90 minutes later, police said.
A teenager accused of killing his own mother in their Manhattan high-rise faced a judge Wednesday. Henry Wachtel seemed agitated as he heard the charge against him: Second-degree murder.
The MTA said that all work on the site of the crane collapse has been suspended until further notice as officials from the Department of Buildings, OSHA, NYPD and the District Attorney’s office investigate.
Police say the boy was hit by a stray bullet around 11 p.m. Monday while walking from the subway with his father. It happened in front of a bodega on Broadway in Williamsburg near Hooper Street.
A police spokesman says the man got as far as the fifth floor, then came back down when officers told him to descend.
A devastated Don Leo, a crane operator himself who had actually worked on this very crane a week earlier, told of first getting the word that the crane was down on East 91st Street.
Officer Kevin Brennan was all smiles as hundreds of uniformed officers gave him a hero’s send-off from Bellevue Hospital. He also got a very special visitor as he returned home to Long Island.
Victims of the crash were taken to Belluvue Hospital.
Officer Kevin Brennan is in critical but stable condition and doctors say he’s expected to make a full recovery. Meanwhile, the suspect, Luis Ortiz, has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer.