Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.
Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.
The trio were also wanted in connection with robberies of convenience stores in Yonkers and the Bronx, sources said.
For the second time in a week, a livery cab driver has been fatally shot in the Bronx and a drivers’ rights group believes the two cases may be connected.
The victim, 52-year-old Swadh Maged from Staten Island, was shot four times in the chest and arm. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he died a short time later.
The 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.
New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers spokesman Fernando Mateo is asking the de Blasio administration and state lawmakers to revisit a bill introduced in 2009 that would impose penalties, including a $1,000 fine.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has declared success for a program that allows cabbies to drive people home in their own cars when they’ve had one drink too many.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers on Sunday announced a program in which taxi drivers will make sure both you and your car get home safely if you’ve had one drink too many.
The New York Yankees third baseman met with Oquendo’s family at an Upper Manhattan restaurant Sunday, vowing to use his star power to help regain momentum in the case.
A trade group was offering a $5,000 reward Saturday for information leading to the burglars who struck six restaurants and a bodega in Upper Manhattan.
“He should step down immediately, today, right now,” New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat said Thursday of Commissioner Bud Selig. “We shouldn’t allow him to just exit in so-called glory and retire.”
The new site, supportarod13.com, features a petition, an A-Rod photo gallery and a link to donate to HIspanics Across America.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez returned to Park Avenue on Thursday night to thank supporters participating in a candlelight vigil outside MLB headquarters — after some prodding from the matriarch.
Hispanics Across America president Fernando Mateo joined WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” program on Thursday to put the Yankees and MLB on blast for what he calls an “injustice” against Alex Rodriguez.