New York City police officer shot and killed in the Bronx

New York 09/29/19, 05:37

A New York City police officer was shot and killed in a struggle early Sunday in the Bronx. The NYPD identified the slain officer as 33-year-old Brian Mulkeen. Mulkeen was patrolling the streets around the Edenwald Houses just after midnight as part of the Bronx Borough Anti-Crime Unit, which was in ...

NYC considers plan to turn island of graves into city park

U.S. 05/31/19, 08:15

New York City officials are considering a plan to turn an island where poor and homeless people have been buried for 150 years into a park.The City Council held a hearing Thursday on a proposal to turn Hart Island over to the Parks Department to be run as a park ...

3 generations of Harbaughs make 1st visit to Yankee Stadium

Sports 05/17/19, 20:25

Jim Harbaugh is in a New York sports state of mind this weekend.Michigan's football coach visited Yankee Stadium for the first time Friday, joined by his father and 6-year-old son to watch the Bronx Bombers take on the Tampa Bay Rays with first place in the AL East on the ...

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:22

It had been a decade since pitchers with so many combined punchouts started the same game.In this showdown between Félix Hernández and CC Sabathia, the New York Yankees landed their haymakers early.The Yankees pounced on Hernández, hitting three homers in the first two innings to build a comfortable cushion for ...

Sanchez hits 2 HR, Yanks top Twins after ailing Paxton exits

Sports 05/03/19, 21:39

Gary Sanchez homered twice and the New York Yankees overcame their latest injury, beating the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Friday night after starter James Paxton exited early with soreness in his left knee.Already with 13 players on the injured list, the Yankees said Paxton will have an MRI on Saturday.Gleyber ...

NY funeral for Marine and firefighter killed in Afghanistan

New York 04/25/19, 23:31

A U.S. Marine killed in a bombing in Afghanistan will be honored by mourners from across the country at his funeral in New York City where he was also a decorated firefighter .The casket of Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman is to leave a Bronx funeral home atop a ...

Firefighters honor Marine killed in Afghanistan

U.S. 04/22/19, 13:58

Firefighters in three states are honoring a U.S. Marine and firefighter who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.A police-escorted funeral procession carrying the remains of Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman left Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Monday. It travelled through New Jersey and into New York City ...

False alarm prompts massive police presence at NY hospital

New York 03/10/19, 23:31

Police rushed to a suburban hospital late Sunday after two patients reported seeing a man with a shotgun, but after hours of searching and reviewing security camera footage, officials concluded it was a false alarm. "There are no victims and at this point, we don't believe there was a suspect in ...

Police say teen was gunman who opened fire on NYC street

New York 03/02/19, 16:55

A teenager has been charged with opening fire on a crowded New York City street, sending several people running for cover.A video circulated by the New York Police Department showed bystanders including a little girl running as the gunman fired several shots in the Bronx on Feb. 22. No one ...

Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight

New York 02/16/19, 18:36

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her home district in the New York City borough of the Bronx on Saturday to encourage her supporters to keep up the kind of activism that resulted in Amazon rescinding its plan to build a campus in the city. The freshman Democratic lawmaker did not mention ...

NY woman resorts to baseball bat after patty not available

New York 02/09/19, 16:54

A woman who couldn't get a beef patty at a favorite New York eatery used a baseball bat in protest.On Saturday, police released surveillance video of the woman in action in the Bronx — smashing a restaurant's windows after learning the eatery had run out of her favorite food.Police say ...

NY City Council speaker wants apology for homophobic remarks

New York 02/09/19, 11:39

The New York City Council speaker is demanding an apology from a council member who said the legislative body is "controlled by the homosexual community."A spokesman for Speaker Corey Johnson issued a statement Friday saying comments by Ruben Diaz Sr. "have no place in New York City" and the Bronx ...

After 19 years in prison, NY man cleared in mother’s killing

U.S. 01/24/19, 19:18

Huwe Burton was 16 when he was accused of stabbing his mother to death, then staging the scene to make it appear an intruder had sexually assaulted and killed her. He insisted for decades he didn't commit the crime.After 30 years — 19 of them in prison — Burton was ...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign paid $1,500 fine to NY state

New York 01/11/19, 12:03

The campaign of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been fined $1,500 for not having the required workers' compensation for a month last year.A spokeswoman for the New York state Workers' Compensation Board, Melissa Stewart, said Friday that Ocasio-Cortez's Democratic campaign lacked coverage from March 31 to April 30.She says the ...

‘Laverne’ role gave Penny Marshall springboard to historic career

Entertainment 12/19/18, 03:17

Penny Marshall was typically self-effacing whenever her brother, the late filmmaker Garry Marshall, proudly boasted that his sister was the first female director to direct a $100 million box-office hit. "They didn't give ME the money," Marshall joked in 2012 to The New Yorker. Marshall, the "Laverne & Shirley" star who reinvented ...

Bronx Zoo euthanizes 48-year-old elephant

New York 11/19/18, 23:04

The Bronx Zoo says it has euthanized a 48-year-old Asian elephant that had fallen progressively ill.The zoo said it decided to euthanize Maxine on Monday after exhausting all options and determining she was no longer able to eat. It said she had neurologic deterioration and generalized muscle weakness.Bronx Zoo Director ...

No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

Sports 11/17/18, 18:02

Ian Book returned to the starting lineup for No. 3 Notre Dame and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish routed No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday to stay on target for a trip to the College Football Playoff.The Fighting Irish held out ...

23 injured when New York City bus and fire truck collide

New York 11/17/18, 13:12

Police say almost two dozen people were injured when a New York City bus crashed into a fire truck with sirens and lights on responding to an emergency.The 23 victims — including the bus driver and all five firefighters — were treated for minor injuries after the accident Friday in ...

Subway alums on board for Notre Dame return to New York City

Sports 11/15/18, 13:16

Joe Delaney grew up in New Jersey listening to Notre Dame games on the radio with his father, who — like many blue-collar Catholics at the time — never stepped foot on the school's campus but was passionate about its football team.The Fighting Irish were regular visitors to the New ...

Diddy pledges $1 million to new Bronx charter school

Entertainment 10/23/18, 05:05

Sean "Diddy" Combs has pledged $1 million to a network of charter schools for a new location in the Bronx.Capital Preparatory Schools has been approved to open the school in September with 160 6th- and 7th-graders. The goal is to expand to 650 students in grades six through 11 over ...

End of content

No more pages to load