Duane Browne, 26, was shot dead when he appeared in a doorway carrying a gun as police responded to a robbery call, police said.
Police are looking for two suspects they say are targeting elderly homeowners by posing as electrical workers and then stealing cash and jewelry.
Firefighters were called to the building on East 172nd Street when the first alarm went off at around 3 a.m. and turned off the boiler, but three hours later, carbon monoxide filled the building.
Madonna and Matthew Badger, the girls’ father, held hands and cried as they watched the caskets carrying the remains of their three daughters get carried into St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Manhattan.
More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire, which started at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. Fortunately nobody was reported inside any of the stores at the time.
Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.
It took a decade for families of those who died on 9/11/01 to have a place to go to mourn their loss. Finally, back in September, on the 10 year anniversary of the terrible attacks at Ground Zero, the memorial opened.
The jackpot has been building since Nov. 1. There were no winners during Friday’s drawing, bringing the total to a whopping $206 million.
Lots of folks will be returning gifts that aren’t quite right, and also using their newly-received gift cards, and many retail chains are running special promotions.
Arbishop Timothy Dolan called Christmas a booster shot of hope for New York, and the world.
He valiantly captured the alleged gunman who shot and killed his partner and on Friday, the NYPD honored its newest detective.
All five suspect were formally arraigned. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes said there will be no plea bargains and all five defendants will go to trial.
The upscale neighborhood — known for its expensive, gated homes and panoramic views of the Verrazano Bridge — has been plagued by a rash of burglaries in recent weeks.
Investigators said Officer Peter Figoski, 47, was shot in the face while responding to a break-in just before 2:30 a.m. Monday at an apartment on Pine Street in Cypress Hills.
Instead of chatting with his big brother on Skype, Emilio Pereira got a tremendous surprise when he met him in person Friday.