Police said they found the boy, Sidy Fofana, on the scaffolding outside the 30-story high-rise where he lived in Morris Heights.
Charles Diaz, 35, of Brooklyn, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, arson and criminal possession of a weapon.
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said Police Detective Jay Poggi, 58, was arraigned on a criminal complaint charging him with driving while intoxicated.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed the proposal on Wednesday.
The NYPD asked Twitter users Tuesday to share pictures of them posing with police officers using the hashtag #MyNYPD, but the responses soon turned ugly.
The members of a Jewish safety patrol in Williamsburg are accused of stopping then attacking Taj Patterson as he walked through the neighborhood Dec. 1.
The incident happened at around 1:55 a.m. Wednesday at a 24-hour mini-mart located at 3901 Fort Hamilton Pkwy.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a series of Grand Larcenies that took place in Manhattan.
A female pedicab driver claims that getting cursed at, spit at, and kicked at work has become the norm and that a group of fellow drivers are to blame.
A NYPD social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.
Three additional suspects – ages 12, 13 and 14 – are expected to face charges for two robberies and an assault, sources said.
Kevin Canty, 43, was charged Sunday with second-degree murder and criminal use of a firearm, police said.
Tara Anne McDonald, 46, is charged with attempted kidnapping and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17, police said.
Upon arrival, first responders discovered a woman with gunshot wounds to her torso. She was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in cardiac arrest and pronounced dead a short time later.
Police responded to a call in the vicinity of 103rd Ave and 108th Street where they found a 20-year-old man who had suffered two gunshot wounds to the head.