John Montone

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Homicide Rate Up 16 Percent In 2015

For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.

04/07/2015

The first NYC Subway Series in 44 years Oct. 2000 (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Sports)

Radio Free Montone: Subway World Series

New York is home to two mediocre major league baseball teams which means the Yankees and Mets could meet in the World Series.

04/03/2015

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

Bratton: NYPD Detective Placed On Modified Duty After ‘Unacceptable’ Tirade At Uber Driver

A Civil Complaint Review Board is expected to hear from an Uber driver Wednesday after video surfaced of a NYPD detective berating him.

04/01/2015

A design proposal for 60th Street and Queens Boulevard. (credit: DOT)

DOT To Invest $100 Million To Make Queens Boulevard Safer

There are big plans to make Queens Boulevard safer with wider medians, increased pedestrian space and protected bike lanes.

04/01/2015

The front page of the New York Post shows a group of women using a selfie stick to take a photo at the scene of the East Village explosion. (credit: New York Post)

Selfies Taken At East Village Blast Site Draw Harsh Criticism Online

Selfies taken near the site of the East Village explosion are sparking outrage on the Internet.

03/30/2015

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Central Park’s Natural Born Killers

The city’s hawk population is thriving and as these killing machines of the avian kingdom will do, they have left the carcasses of squirrels and pigeons strewn about the gardens and grass.

03/27/2015

Penn Station

Winning $58M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Penn Station

The winning numbers were 2, 23, 32, 45, 55 and Mega Ball 12.

03/26/2015

Cars are lined up on the shoulder of the road on I-95 between Fort Lee and Leonia. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Launch Ticket Blitz On I-95 In New Jersey

New Jersey State Police have launched a ticket blitz on Interstate 95.

03/24/2015

FILE -- Straphangers ride the No. 6 train. (credit: Getty Images)

Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & Tolls

Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.

03/23/2015

Ladder 3. Members of FDNY Ladder Company 3 reached the 35th floor of the North Tower by 9:21 a.m. All 11 responding members of Ladder Company 3 were killed inside the North Tower when it collapsed at 10:28 a.m. (Credit Jin Lee)

9/11 Families Outraged After Sept. 11 Museum Honored At Disneyland Event

Some 9/11 family members are outraged after the National September 11 Memorial & Museum was celebrated by an attraction association at Disneyland.

03/23/2015

Starbucks coffee logo (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Starbucks Baristas Encouraged To Write ‘Race Together’ On Cups To Spark Dialogue On Race Relations With Customers

Starbucks is joining the national conversation about race in the latest sign that corporations are trying to tie their brands to big social issues.

03/18/2015

Spectators watch marchers during the St Patrick's Day parade on March 17, 2015. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Steps Off On Fifth Avenue

The parade, which dates back to 1762, marched past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street and ended at 79th Street.

03/17/2015

Workers prepare the field at Yankee Stadium for NYCFC's inaugural home opener, as seen from Chopper 880 on March 13, 2015. (Photo by Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Excitement Builds For NYCFC’s Inaugural Home Match At Yankee Stadium

New York City FC will be playing its first home match at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, and area businesses and fans couldn’t be more excited.

03/13/2015

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