Several Students Hurt After Firecracker Set Off On School Bus In BrooklynJust before 7:30 a.m., emergency crews responded to a smoke condition on the bus at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Dorchester Road in Ditmas Park.
8 Morris Intermediate School Students Suspected Of Drinking Alcohol, Taken To HospitalDepartment of Education spokeswoman Marge Feinberg told 1010 WINS eight 7th-grade girls at Morris Intermediate School drank an unknown liquid from a water bottle and an Arizona bottle.
Peacock Strutting The Streets Of Queens; No Reports Of Missing PeacockKew Gardens residents said the peacock's been in the neighborhood for at least a week. Officials from a nearby zoo and botanical garden say they are not missing a peacock. So far, the colorful bird has eluded animal care and control officials.
Upper West Side Teacher's Aide Arrested, Charged With Sex AbuseHany Abdalla, a 35-year-old paraprofessional at P.S. 84, was arrested Wednesday on charges of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, according to police.