John Montone

A surveillance image of a suspect in the rape of a woman in a Flatiron District bar. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Raped Woman In Flatiron Bar Restroom Stall, Police Say

Police on Monday were searching for a man who allegedly raped a 23-year-old woman in the restroom at a bar in the Flatiron District this past weekend.

04/13/2015

Fans line up to enter Citi Field before the Mets' home opener on April 13, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mets, Fans Celebrate Home Opener At Citi Field

Die-hard Mets fans showed up at Citi Field around 9 a.m., four hours before Monday’s game against the Phillies.

04/13/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Shots Fired…Shrug

While questioning folks from different boroughs and neighborhoods about a report that says there has been a spike in murders this year, I was reminded just how commonplace the sound of gunfire has become.

04/10/2015

A water main break flooded 13th Street and Seventh Avenue on Wednesday, April 8. (Credit: Julianne Bond)

Crews Work To Restore West Village Water Main That Broke Wednesday Night

No. 1 and 2 train service has been restored after a water main break in the West Village halted service between Times Square and Chambers Street for hours.

04/09/2015

Josiah Morton, 4, was hit in the head with a brick on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Furious After Boy, 4, Is Hit By Thrown Brick On Staten Island

A man was facing charges Tuesday night for allegedly throwing a brick into a crowd and hitting a 4-year-old boy on Staten Island.

04/07/2015

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

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