It may have been a hate crime that led to the death of Islan Nettles, 21, but one thing became clear during a vigil Tuesday night – she was loved.
As they rushed to the scene the officers observed the suspect with a gun in his hand, police said. An officer exited his vehicle to approach the suspect and the suspect pointed the weapon in his direction, according to police.
The suspect, identified as Juan Mendez, should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said.
Police say the victim, 21-year-old Islan Nettles, died Thursday night, five days after she was attacked in Harlem.
While the message remains the same – get tested and use protection to help fight the spread of HIV – Keys said it’s important to keep promoting that message.
New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday unveiled the first policy proposals of his comeback campaign.
Car radios, airbags and headlights have long been targets for thieves. But now, they are going after side mirrors.
U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued the ruling on Monday, but did not order an end to the practice. Instead, she has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes.
A man convicted of killing a recent college graduate in Harlem last year was sentenced to 19 years in prison Wednesday.
After a man allegedly robbed a woman after pretending to be a Good Samaritan, residents in West Harlem fear the suspect will strike again.
A 34-year-old homeless woman has been arrested and charged in a shooting that killed another woman outside the Lincoln Houses in Harlem this week.
A woman has died after gunfire rang out at the Lincoln Houses public housing development in East Harlem Tuesday – just two days after six Democratic mayoral candidates spent the night in the complex.
Police in Upper Manhattan on Monday were looking for a man who attacked not one, but two pedestrians, with a hammer to the head.
A series of shootings and stabbings rocked New York City on Friday night and the early hours of Saturday morning. Two people were killed and eight were injured in Manhattan, the Bronx, and on Staten Island.
An AMBER Alert was issued for 7-month-old Mario Danner Jr. on Tuesday after police said he was abducted by his mother.