Lee Samuel, who has no known address, was charged with having sexual contact with two 7-year-old girls on separate occasions in the South Ozone Park section of Queens, District Attorney Richard Brown announced Tuesday night.
Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a memorial service in Newark, injuring five people including a 10-year-old girl.
The fire started in a detached garage behind a building and then quickly spread, authorities said.
Derek Tudor, the 27-year-old son of Frank Soucie’s longtime live-in girlfriend, said he suffocated Soucie, police said.
Officers investigating recent bomb threats at Edison High School raided the home of a 16-year-old student after receiving a tip, police said.
Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.
Ada Lopez, 70, survived a drive-by shooting that left her with three bullet wounds.
After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.
An estimated 650,000 adult residents city-wide were diagnosed with the disease in 2011, the health department said.
Signal maintenance worker Louis Moore, 58, was walking on a catwalk near the entrance to the station when it appears his tool belt got caught, causing him to slip and fall onto tracks below.
Investigators now say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have been headed for New York City if not for the death of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and the eventual capture of his younger brother Dzhokhar.
If convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.
New Yorkers are on high alert, reporting more than 135 suspicious packages to the NYPD since the Boston bombings on Monday.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
Gun control was on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Thursday after an attempt by conservatives to block the bills failed. But the real debate was just beginning.
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