Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said it appears Officer Peter Liang shot 28-year-old Akai Gurley by accident as he and his girlfriend entered a pitch black stairwell.
Authorities in North Bergen, New Jersey were searching Saturday afternoon for a hit-and-run driver who struck two pedestrians – one of them 11-year-old boy who ended up impaled on a fence.
A 9-year-old girl was seriously wounded in Newark Saturday when her 12-year-old brother shot her by accident while playing with a handgun, police said.
While it may not be nice to fool Mother Nature, it’s okay for her to fool us.
Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.
Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.
Police said Linda Falkoff had been dead for at least several days before she was discovered.
Thousands of hungry runners packed into Central Park a day ahead of the New York City Marathon.
A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor’s speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.
The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.
On Saturday, the New Jersey Department of Health said the woman remains under observation and in isolation at University Hospital in Newark.
Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson’s computer for clues about Thursday’s daytime assault, which left one officer with a serious head injury.
The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place in Moonachie.
The six other students, ranging in age from 15 to 17, were arrested Friday night in connection with the assaults at regional football power Sayreville War Memorial High School.
Port Authority police said a passenger on board United Flight 998, inbound from Brussels, was vomiting aboard the plane.