A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new home for Sgt. Bryan Dilberian, who lost both his legs and an arm on July 1, 2011, from an improvised explosive device that also killed his best friend.
So far this year, police have arrested more than 240 people on misdemeanor charges related to acrobatics. This time last year, police had made fewer than 40 such arrests.
A Queens father has been charged with second-degree murder after police said his 8-year-old son was found dead inside their home Sunday night.
Hundreds of thousands lined the parade route when it kicked off at noon.
The NYPD recorded 369 misdemeanor sex crimes and eight felony sex crimes at the transit hub or on trains approaching it from July 2008 through June 2013, the Daily News reported.
In the Wakefield section, someone opened fire around 1 a.m. at a large outdoor party, striking and killing a 16-year-old in the chest who was trying to run away from the scene, CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported.
Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya virus.
New research finds sun rays act like an addictive drug and have a similar effect on the body as heroin.
An investigation is underway after a gas station attendant was shot and wounded during an apparent armed robbery in New Jersey.
It happened around 4:30 a.m. at Liberty Avenue and Van Siclen Avenue in East New York.
Police will be focusing on speeding, driving while using a cellphone, improper turns, disobeying traffic signs and failing to yield to pedestrians.
Hundreds of thousands of marchers and onlookers packed the avenue on a warm sunny day. The theme of this year’s parade was “One Nation, Many Voices.”
The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.
St. Hubert, 27, was officially charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and other crimes in connection with the attack on 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and his friend, 7-year-old Mikayla Capers.
A Nassau County police officer accused of beating a Westbury man during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty to assault charges on Tuesday.