Quite a few New Yorkers going out on Halloween said Wednesday that they were planning to portray a fine feathered friend who stands 8 feet 2 inches tall, and who has found himself at the center of a political debate lately.
After two days of marathon negotiations — and mounting frustration among coaches, players and fans — the NFL and the referees’ union announced that a tentative agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June.
Family members of the dead woman were distraught but had little to say about the shocking find that was made near Jerome Avenue. At around 9 a.m., a building porter discovered the woman’s body in the bin, covered with a sheet.
Overall in fiscal year 2012, there were over 109,000 felony crimes, which is up from 105,496 the year before.
Officer Rishi Gorbin was able to call 911 after he was attacked in his home on 170th Street in Jamaica around 1:15 p.m., Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.
Authorities said the incident happened at South Jr. High School, located at 33 Monument St., at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.
A space normally filled with the deafening roar of Giants and Jets fans was packed for prayer on Wednesday when tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews took part in a celebration that takes place every seven and a half years.
The toddler and and his parents were at the rally, where his father, Jose Rivera, said the violence just has to stop.
LIPA scored 552 out of 1,000 in the survey, a 30 point drop from the utility’s results last year.
Simonette Mapes-Crupi, 29, was found by her husband in their New Springville apartment around 1:50 p.m.
Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn received a score of 22 points out of 100, while Harlem Hospital Center got just 20 points.
The report, using government data, found that in New York and New Jersey, there were 1,972 days when beaches were closed or advisories issued to the public, compared to 1,065 in 2010.
Cooling centers will be open on Friday to help New Yorkers beat the heat, as near record-breaking temps continue to suffocate the area.
Police said 17-year-old Fritz Pascale was trying to prevent four people from robbing a 16-year-old when he was shot in the back in Brighton Beach around 3 p.m.
If you are involved in a stop and frisk conducted by a member of the NYPD, you can now easily record and report it, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.