All charges have been dismissed against six New Jersey corrections officers accused of beating inmates at the Essex County Jail two years ago.
The Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Arson/Bomb Squad said the source of the explosion was fireworks that had been stored in a three inch PVC pipe.
NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.
Bloomberg said no one should generalize about any group, but authorities must respond to the threat of criminal activity.
Police said the 37-year-old father and the boy were each shot once in the leg at a Bronxville housing project.
Quinones, 21, is accused of breaking into a first-floor apartment on East 90th Street and raping a woman early Saturday morning. He’s being held at the Special Victims Unit in Harlem, charged with rape and burglary.
A 27-year-old woman is hospitalized after an alleged rape by a man entering her apartment through the window.
A New York State assemblyman and his young son found themselves caught in the crossfire on Wednesday night. No one was hurt, but the two had quite a fright.
Police are investigating how a 4-year-old special needs boy was left on a school bus for as long as five hours before being discovered by a maintenance worker
Police say the body was stuffed inside a plastic bag near Bay 20 Street and Shore Parkway.
In Borough Park and surrounding neighborhoods where the Jewish Sabbath is strictly observed, there was silence on the street as Jewish congregations across the city reflected on the murder of 9-year-old Leiby Kletzky.
Four firefighters suffered minor injuries and 200 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out in an air conditioning room on Rikers Island.
The new ethics law agreement in scandal-scarred Albany includes a provision that would allow the Legislature to veto investigations of its own members within the same party. Good-government groups, however, said the overall proposal is still potentially a vast improvement.
The leader of the International Monetary Fund and a possible candidate for president of France was being questioned Saturday by police in connection with the sexual assault of a hotel maid, police said.
State Police said 50 officers from various departments — using eight dogs and a helicopter — found “nothing of significance” in the dense brush along a mile-long stretch of the Robert Moses Causeway.