The fire started around 2 a.m. in the attic of 604 E. Second St., fire officials said.
The driver, identified as 57-year-old Imad Alasmar of Edison, was found slumped over in his cab after hitting a parked car just after 11 p.m. Tuesday on Bedford Street, authorities said.
Stocks surged Tuesday morning on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world’s second-largest economy.
The female officer, who part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s advance team, had pulled up to the mayor’s residence on East End Avenue ahead of his arrival when the incident occurred.
Fire marshals have determined that a gas explosion that damaged a school and injured three construction workers was sparked by a lit match.
The search continues for two men who police say are pretending to be cops to steal from innocent victims on Staten Island.
Police in Harlem are looking for a man who they said was caught on camera throwing a woman to the ground and robbing her.
The confrontation was so violent it left the 52-year-old victim hospitalized and missing two teeth.
Lamar Davenport was charged with second-degree murder on Monday, a day after 33-year-old Edena Hines was found lying on the street with multiple stab wounds to the chest, police said.
A suspected gang member who shot a firefighter and then barricaded himself inside a home on Staten Island is dead after a six-hour standoff, police said Friday.
Traffic was allowed back on the northbound truck lanes between Interchanges 6 and 9 Thursday after crews finished cleaning up from Wednesday night’s crash.
Kendell Owens, 31, apologized as he was led away in handcuffs on his way to court Wednesday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after crews on four commercial flights reported seeing a drone as they approached the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport over the weekend.
State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.
A driver faces multiple charges after authorities said he caused a chain-reaction crash that injured three police officers and four other people Sunday in Jersey City.