It happened around 1 a.m. at a building on Rockaway Parkway in Brownsville. The fire started on the sixth floor and then quickly spread to about six apartments.
Monday morning’s incidents came after 21 shootings over the weekend in all five boroughs.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it’s “studying the possibility of installing surveillance cameras in future subway car models.”
Style and retail expert Brittney Levine said Mondays or Tuesdays are hands down shoppers’ best bets for discounts at almost every store.
Midterms and finals are being done away with and replaced with a new form of testing at one New Jersey high school, in a drastic measure driven by the Common Core curriculum.
Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.
The truck driver charged in a crash that left one person dead and three others critically injured, including actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, had not slept in more than 24 hours at the time of the wreck, according to court papers.
Martinez is a 24-year veteran of the FDNY. He was with Engine 157 at ground zero during the September 11, attacks, and spent months working rescue and recovery after losing 6 of colleagues.
Fred Kovaleski is a tennis pro who spent a decade using the sport as a decoy for the CIA – and now, as one of the world’s oldest tennis players, he has begun talking about his past.
New legislation has been proposed in light of a recent massive sexual predator bust. Proponents said the legislation will better protect children.
Butterflies are one of the most beloved seasonal species and can be found almost everywhere in the world. But the number of sightings are getting lower every year.
There is a new adult beverage in town and it is called a Phrostee. Now, the drink is under investigation and it comes with a big ‘buyer beware.’
Neighbors in Queens have been worried that their street is going to swallow their cars – or even worse, someone might get hurt.
Ray Cote made the comments as he replied to a question asked by a trustee, apparently not realizing it was in front of an open mic and streaming live on the school district’s website.
A schedule conflict almost kept the Division III school out of the tournament. All three rounds were slated to include Saturday afternoon matches, which coincides with the Jewish sabbath.