The plan was to cut the line and get on the one reserved for police officers and first responders, which is usually much shorter than the lines for the public.
A jogger apparently came across the graffiti Wednesday morning, according to Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. It was spray-painted onto the central monument leading to the eternal flame.
In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.
Beka Skhirtladze, 26, of Brooklyn, has been charged with reckless endangerment, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and reckless driving in connection with Saturday’s deadly crash.
Police said that a head-on car crash in Brooklyn left one man dead and two other people injured. The collision happened late Saturday on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay.
Fellow officers cheered as Det. Kenneth Ayala was released from Lutheran Medical Center. Officers said it was Ayala who saved their lives Saturday night when authorities said 33-year-old Nakwon Foxworth opened fire.
Police got into a wild shootout in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn starting late Saturday night into the wee hours of Sunday morning, reports 1010 WINS’ Glen Shuck.
A criminal complaint says 49-year-old Sergey Mamonov told police he beat his roommate to death during a fight on March 25 and carved up his body.
Authorities announced that 49-year-old Sergey Mamonov was charged with murder in the death of 55-year-old Aleksandr Zilbergleyt.
A Manhattan man has been arrested in connection with a series of hate crimes. The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force has been investigating a number of hate crimes in the city since early December, including a number of anti-Semitic phone calls as well as anti-Semitic graffiti and vandalism.
Police said Larisa Komsky was found stabbed twice in the leg and once in the arm on Homecrest Avenue before 1 a.m. Tuesday.
“We’re still watching many buildings fell down. We feel very bad. We’re watching what’s going on there,” said Brooklyn resident Riza Atas.
Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.
According to authorities, a 9-year-old boy was stabbed in the stomach with an unknown object as he was walking with his grandmother near 1401 Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
A prostitution ring that was based in Brooklyn but did a brisk business on the internet has been busted, prosecutors said.