Shortly after takeoff, the helicopter landed upright in the water near 79th Street around noon and was drifting south. A family of four Swedish tourists and the pilot were rescued, as the chopper was safely towed to shore.
The ‘Double D’ pool, as it has become known, exists amid blocks of post-industrial landscape, just a stones throw away from the Gowanus Canal; the pool has been a vital resource for families and children for decades.
A man in his late 60′s met a sudden death during a morning bike ride on Friday, near the corner of 6th Ave and 65th Street in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Barbara Sheehan, 52, surrendered Friday to serve a five year sentence after her gun possession conviction was upheld earlier this month.
As the race for New York City mayor has heated up, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s support for Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has cooled off.
Firefighters made multiple attempts to go into the burning three-story building to rescue people inside but the fire was so fierce that it caused the center of the structure to collapse.
Police Saturday evening were looking for the gunman who shot and wounded a 9-year-old girl in the Bronx a night earlier, as she played with her little brother outside their building.
Speaker Quinn and Council Member Wills also honored NYPD Department Chief and the NYPD for their roles in apprehending the suspects wanted in connection with the shootings.
Two scaffold maintenance workers trapped for more than an hour on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan have been rescued.
Forget about your hub caps or sound system being stolen. Now thieves have come up with a new item they’re stealing from vehicles.
In March, a private security guard employed by the company, FJC Security, was spotted fast asleep. The company is paid hundreds of millions of dollars by the Port Authority to help protect sensitive sites such as JFK.
A father’s heartbreak at a shooting that gravely wounded his daughter was compounded Sunday evening, by a cruel reaction attributed to the teenage boy charged in the shooting.
Former Gov. Richard Codey is calling for Rutgers president Robert Barchi’s dismissal, calling the latest allegations to rock the athletic department “an embarrassment to the students and alumni of a great university.”
With the clouds and rain gone, the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park got off the ground Sunday.
An army of volunteers pitched in to help rebuild the home, that Clarke had lived in since the Eisenhower administration, after it was ravaged by the storm.