Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.
Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.
Some high school students in Westchester County were under fire Wednesday evening, after their basketball team lost a close game.
Investigators believe Emma Gruber had been dead more than a day before police found her body Wednesday at the bottom of the basement stairs of her home.
Heat troubles at a local school have parents and community leaders demanding answers.
Nine people escaped from a burning home on Tuesday but four others were trapped in a smoke-filled basement and died.
Mount Vernon Deputy Chief John Battista said the fire was shooting out of every entrance to the basement and the rear of the house.
Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line, service returned to a full schedule of trains for rush-hour Monday morning to Grand Central Terminal.
Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.
A New York woman is accused of letting two puppies and a kitten starve to death when she left them alone for more than two months without food or water.
Boubacar Bathily, 53, turned himself in and was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a driver’s license and failure to exercise due care, police said.
Lightning has struck not once, but twice. The New Rochelle High School boys basketball team has now become the talk of more than just the town. It might soon be the state.
Who says March Madness is just for college hoops? “The next thing you know, the other team’s on the floor crying, and (the refs) said it counted,” Edney said on WFAN radio Monday.
Authorities said Anna Fuentes stole the bus from the National Gear and Piston repair shop on 4th Avenue and drove it erratically before hitting two parked vehicles and slamming into a pole right around noon
Lucius Crawford repeatedly said he stabbed women for no good reason, usually while high and after having sex, according to transcripts offered by prosecutors.