Mount Vernon Deputy Chief John Battista said the fire was shooting out of every entrance to the basement and the rear of the house.
Avonte Oquendo was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.
Gary Lieberman, 56, of Far Rockaway is expected to be arraigned on two counts of first-degree sexual abuse in First District Court in Hempstead on Friday.
Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
In August 2012, Raymond Kalenka, 46, was driving his Mercedes-Benz northbound on Broad Street in Williston Park when he hit 41-year-old Dean LaLima, who was intoxicated and lying in the roadway, prosecutors said.
A 20-year-old NYU student was walking on Thompson Street between Prince and Spring, about half a mile from the school’s campus, when police said a man walked up to her and attacked.
The incident happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. near 88th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
The teen was waiting for the Bx36 bus when police said a man pulled up in a white cargo van and stopped, opened the side door and grabbed the girl’s arm in an attempt to drag her into the van.
The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is working on a new automated signal system that will make the Flushing line more reliable, allowing trains to run faster and more often.
Police have stepped up the search for Avonte Oquendo, who has been missing for nearly a week. He was last seen Friday on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, has been missing since Friday. He was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
The non-profit group Samaritan Village wants to turn a vacant warehouse on Cooper Avenue in Glendale into a shelter for 125 homeless families.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City around 12:30 p.m. Friday.
It all started around 11 p.m. when police responded to a domestic dispute on Fourth Street.