Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.
Police in New Jersey say three off-duty officers were involved in a wrong-way crash on Staten Island that left one of the officers and a civilian dead and three others hurt.
The four-alarm blaze broke out around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday on 90th Street near 91st Avenue in Woodhaven and quickly spread.
Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, of Neptune, New Jersey, entered the plea in federal court in Brooklyn Wednesday wearing a short-sleeved, blue prison-issued shirt.
The parade, which dates back to 1762, marched past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street and ended at 79th Street.
Robert Durst, heir to a New York real estate fortune, is waiving extradition and will return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the 2000 death of a writer and friend who acted as his spokeswoman.
Officials say Officer Mark Collins was shot just before midnight Wednesday while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop in Huntington Station.
Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Gilbert Drogheo of Harlem. The men being questioned Wednesday are Drogheo’s friend and a 69-year-old retired correction officer.
Cardinal Edward Egan was eulogized from the Fifth Avenue pulpit where he once preached.
Monday begins a two-day public visitation for Egan. A man admired by many, the faithful are expected to pay their respects by the thousands.
There are concerns in Brooklyn after someone reported seeing two more Jewish institutions being photographed by two men in the neighborhood, Assemblyman Dov Hikind said Monday.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, said the same men were involved both times.
The crash occurred around 5:20 a.m. on Flatbush Avenue near Empire Boulevard in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
The plane was removed and taken to a hanger Friday after crews spent much of the night using massive cranes to lift the 140,000-pound MD-88 aircraft, the Port Authority said.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City, Long Island and parts of New Jersey until 7 p.m. Thursday.