henry hudson parkway
Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Tri-State Area for the second day in a row Tuesday, making a mess of the roads just in time for the afternoon rush hour and keeping a threat of continuing rain well into the night.
It could be slow going for commuters who take the Henry Hudson Parkway into Manhattan as one of three southbound lanes will be closed for the next week for repairs.
One lane of the southbound West Side Highway on an Upper West Side stretch will be closed through at least Monday morning, as crews conduct inspections.
Lawmakers have been inspired to take action in the wake of the infamous viral video showing a confrontation between a group of bikers and a man driving a sport-utility vehicle.
Police have charged 40-year-old Jason Brown of Brooklyn with felony assault and gang assault.
Another biker has been arrested in the road rage attack that left a sport-utility vehicle driver injured.
Motorcyclists have been venting all over the Web about high-profile cases they said are giving them a bad name.
Alexian Lien, the sport-utility vehicle driver who was attacked and beaten in a clash with bikers last month, was seen before cameras for the first time since the attack in recent days.
Among others facing possible indictment is undercover NYPD detective Wojciech Braszczok, who is accused of being a key player in the attack.
A seventh biker has been arraigned on charges stemming from the Sept. 29 incident that began on the West Side Highway.
Wojciech Braszczok was arraigned on assault, gang assault and criminal mischief charges.
His lawyer had said Monday that the detective only witnessed other bikers attacking the vehicle.
A tip came in to the Crime Stoppers phone line from a woman who said she thought she knew Baby Hope’s sister. That bit of information led detectives to the mother of the child and law enforcement officials were able to match the child’s DNA last week.
The child was believed to be between 3 and 5-years-old when her body was found in a wooded area near the Henry Hudson Parkway.
The NYPD released photos of the two persons of interest who they said were part of the large group of bikers. Police said the two are wanted for questioning.