John Montone

Uber (Credit: CBS2)

Poll: Most New Yorkers Surveyed Prefer Uber To Yellow Taxis

A survey of 200 New Yorkers conducted for a taxi medallion group found the app-based car service tops yellow taxis.

07/08/2015

Pearl River residents have been terrorized by this black cat. (Credit Margaret Teligades-Soldano via Facebook)

Run-Ins With Aggressive Black Cat Have Pearl River Residents On The Lookout

People in a suburban town got a strange reverse 911 call on Monday, telling them to be on the lookout for an aggressive animal that’s been attacking neighbors and pets.

07/06/2015

A suspect is seen rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Radio Free Montone: Yay, Bad Guys!

Admit it. Sometimes you root for the bad guys.

07/03/2015

42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

07/02/2015

College student David Karnauch took this selfie on an unauthorized section of the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: David Karnauch)

NYPD: Student’s Selfie High On Brooklyn Bridge Was ‘Irresponsible And Illegal’

A college student found his way onto an unauthorized area of the Brooklyn Bridge and took a selfie this past weekend, and police said his actions were “irresponsible and illegal.”

06/30/2015

A suspect is seen rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Search Continues For Wheelchair-Bound Bank Robbery Suspect In Queens

Cameras captured the suspect at the counter of the Santander bank on Broadway just after 2 p.m. Monday, police said.

06/30/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: School’s Out For Summer

School’s out for summer. And let’s keep it that way.

06/26/2015

Great White Shark.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

WATCH: Video Of Great White Shark Snacking On Whale Carcass Off Long Island Goes Viral

Four Long Island fisherman captured incredible video of a great white shark snacking on a whale carcass.

06/25/2015

Surveillance video that police say shows Tareek Arnold escaping from custody in Harlem on June 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Caught On Video: Attempted Murder Suspect Escapes From Police In Harlem

An attempted murder suspect was on the run Wednesday afternoon after escaping police custody in Harlem, and a video capturing the escape has sparked a lot of questions.

06/24/2015

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NYC’s $78.5 Billion Budget Heads To City Council For Vote

The entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.

06/23/2015

A close-up of the front of the US 10-dollar bill. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman’s Portrait To Be Featured On Redesigned $10 Bill

The $10 bill will soon feature a woman, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Wednesday night.

06/17/2015

Fareed Mumuni, center, appears in court on June 17, 2015. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Feds: S.I. Man Tries To Stab FBI Agent With Knife During Terror Probe

The father of Queens college student, who is accused of planning an attack on New York City landmarks on behalf of ISIS, is speaking up for his son.

06/17/2015

New York City police officers stand guard in Times Square (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Going All Out To Stop The Killing

It is sad to say but as long as the bullet-riddled bodies are found in a few scattered outer borough neighborhoods the murders will make the occasional headlines then fade from our collective memory.

06/12/2015

Paintball assailants have left property damaged and people injured in Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Paintball Assailants Have Damaged Property, Injured People In Queens

Paintball guns are supposed to be used for a game, but whoever has been leaving splatters on cars and homes in Queens is now pulling the trigger on people.

06/10/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Critics Sound Off After Bratton Says It’s Difficult To Recruit Blacks To NYPD

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.

06/10/2015

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