A 12-year old boy with Asperger’s syndrome who was reported missing from school in the Bronx has been found safe, police said.
Asher Vongtau was alive and conscious when he was rescued at 6:25 p.m. Sunday after being trapped in an 18-inch crevice for two days.
The 19-year-old, NYU student was conscious and speaking when he was rescued on Sunday.
A college student on his way home from class Thursday night said he witnessed a brutal crime in progress and put his own life on the line when he jumped into action.
An elementary school teacher in the Bronx was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 10-year-old student.
How do you keep teenagers from getting their hands on illegal guns? The NYPD has decided to ask that question to teenagers themselves in the form of an essay contest, and a winner has been selected.
A funeral mass is planned for next week for a Hofstra University student who was shot and killed during a break-in at her apartment on the school’s campus in Uniondale.
The NYU student accused of selling air rifles from his dorm room has claimed he did not know the imitation assault weapons were illegal.
A suspect has been indicted in the murder of a 21-year-old Villanova University student last summer.
An advocacy group this week was defending the conduct of a Montclair State University student who was suspended for making unflattering comments at the bottom of what the group called a “politically charged” YouTube video by another student.
School officials said the well-liked student was in a third-floor classroom of the science wing and appeared to have jumped through a window. The district superintendent said it happened as classes were changing.
Tara Driscoll, 34, of Bay Shore, was sentenced today to six years probation with sex offender conditions.
Rafael Sosa, 29, allegedly had relations with the student on several occasions. He allegedly kissed her and touched her inappropriately.
Authorities were tipped off to the alleged affair by another teacher at the school, who notified the superintendent, who called the cops.
New York City requires schools to hold back students who do not hit a minimum level on the state exams. Exceptions are allowed for special needs students like Cristian.