The hunt is on for a man who allegedly told a woman he was a cab driver and then tried to sexually assault her in front of her three young children after driving them to Queens last weekend, according to the NYPD.
The cease-fire was to take effect at 7 p.m. local time, but violence persisted until the last minute.
A mysterious black-and-white wedding photo album that was carried by floodwaters to a driveway on Staten Island has been reunited with its owners.
Meanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.
Addressing a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the release by police of a video purportedly showing Michael Brown robbing a store.
The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.
Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.
Police launched a search Thursday afternoon for a man in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, who reportedly tipped over in his kayak and never resurfaced.
A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.
Hawthorne Mayor Richard Goldberg said the driver hit two people after going through the barricades and kept going, eventually hitting another woman who became stuck under the truck.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s point of view on city and police policy.
Flames and smoke were billowing into the sky in Nassau County Tuesday night, after a house apparently exploded.
Gyzmo the cat somehow escaped from his crate after a flight from Paris, and now his owner is planning a search and hoping for the best.
The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more than 700 people this year.
Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.