NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City bus driver jumped out of his window to escape a man who had come on board with a gun that looked real and the bus later crashed into a utility pole, police said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The “heart and soul” of a film is an often-overused term, but it’s practically unavoidable when it comes to Anthony Hopkins in James Gray’s “Armageddon Time.”
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City and state officials on Saturday announced new efforts to curb violence and other crimes on the city's subway system, including increased police patrols, cameras and mental health help for those in need.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men were convicted Friday for an armed robbery of more than a quarter-million dollars from New York’s famed Aqueduct Racetrack, in a heist that echoed a fictional crime from an Stanley Kubrick film.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 75-year-old New York City man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 1976 killing of a World War I veteran whose dismembered remains were found in 2019.
Martin Motta's guilty plea Tuesday in the death of George Seitz represented the first successful use of genetic genealogy by any of the city's prosecutors, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot on a New York subway train Friday after a dispute between two groups of people escalated into violence.
It was the eighth killing in New York’s subway system this year, at a time when a gradual increase in ridership after a steep decline during the COVID-19 pandemic has been hampered by riders’ safety concerns.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA player Ben Gordon is facing assault charges for allegedly punching his son at a New York airport.
The alleged assault occurred Monday evening at LaGuardia Airport. According to the Queens district attorney’s office, witnesses, including an American Airlines employee, saw Gordon yell at his son and punch him several times in the face after the boy dropped a book on the ground.
NEW YORK (AP) — A tow truck driver aiding a broken-down car was hit by another vehicle and killed in New York City early Saturday, and a motorist was arrested, police said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ordered a psychiatric examination Thursday for a man charged with fatally stabbing an emergency services officer, and the man's lawyer said his client has had mental health problems for four years.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City man has been charged with smuggling three Burmese pythons in his pants at a U.S-Canadian border crossing.
Calvin Bautista, 36, is accused of bringing the hidden snakes on a bus that crossed into northern New York on July 15, 2018.
BROOKVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A veteran New York City emergency services worker who was killed in an unprovoked stabbing was remembered by family members and colleagues Wednesday as being dedicated to helping other people.
NEW YORK (AP) — Giant tents for temporarily housing migrants arriving in New York City are being moved to an island off Manhattan from a remote corner of the Bronx, after storms raised concerns over flooding at the original site.
NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime emergency services worker who was killed in an unprovoked stabbing in New York City was planning to retire in a few months and spend more time with her family, the head of her union said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime emergency medical worker with New York City's fire department who was a first responder on Sept. 11 was killed in an apparently random stabbing in broad daylight, police said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — An electric scooter battery sparked a fire that killed an 8-year-old girl in New York City, authorities said. The death of Stephanie Villa Torres on Saturday was at least the third time in a little over a year that a fatal fire in the city has been linked to a scooter battery.
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B resolved a yearslong criminal case stemming from a pair of brawls at New York City strip clubs by pleading guilty Thursday in a deal that requires her to perform 15 days of community service.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's latest celebrity visitor is stopping traffic even in this jaded, larger-than-life town.
Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, is on a 17-day blitz through every corner of the Big Apple as part of a theater project hoping to raise awareness about immigration.
NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Miguel and Carlos Cevallos made a living by drawing posters for neighborhood nightclubs, taco trucks and restaurants in Queens, painting in the businesses’ basements or on their tables and attracting clients by word of mouth.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who allegedly drove onto a New York City sidewalk and fatally struck a man sitting in a walker has been charged with murder and other crimes, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City teenager drowned in a lake in upstate New York and his sister and uncle were in critical condition after trying to save him, police said Monday.
Basir Amin, 18, of Bellerose, Queens, was swimming in White Lake in Sullivan County at 2 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating a crash that killed two men who were thrown from an all-terrain vehicle when it struck a tractor-trailer in Queens. The ATV driver was then run over by the truck, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray's Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time" and Laura Poitras' documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist Nan Goldin's battle against the Sackler family.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man working at a filming location for the TV series “Law & Order: Organized Crime” was shot and killed early Tuesday before filming was scheduled to start for the day.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was almost hidden from the street as she stood behind a nondescript building in Queens that a local nonprofit is buying with federal money.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed Saturday by police in separate shootings in New York City.
The shootings occurred within about an hour of each other.
Police said the first occurred in Queens at approximately 6:30 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was convicted of murder in connection with a 2019 robbery in New York City that led to a police officer's shooting and death was sentenced Thursday to 30 years to life in prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — The boyfriend of an upstate New York woman who was last seen alive in November 2020 has been charged with her murder more than a year after the woman's body was found in the trunk of an abandoned car in Queens, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was wanted in a grisly triple homicide in New York City has been arrested in Maine, police said.
Travis Blake, 29, was arrested Thursday in Bar Harbor in the deaths of two women and a man whose bodies were found inside a home in Queens on June 24, a New York Police Department spokesperson said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thieves posing as New York City tourists drove up to an 87-year-old man and swiped his necklace, swapping it for one made of fake gold, police said Thursday.
The snatch-and-switch happened June 16 near Cunningham Park in Queens.
NEW YORK (AP) — A third body was found in the basement of a Queens home after a fire swept through the three-story dwellings a day earlier, authorities said Saturday.
Authorities said the body of a man in his 20s was found after the bodies of a married couple in their 50s were found shortly after the Friday afternoon blaze destroyed three buildings and damaged several others in the Ozone Park neighborhood.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two people died in a fire that tore through three small residential buildings in Queens on Friday.
The New York City fire department reported the deaths occurred as the homes were destroyed by a fire in the South Ozone Park neighborhood.
NEW YORK (AP) — The twin concerts for Foo Fighters' late drummer Taylor Hawkins will include Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Joan Jett, Mark Ronson, members of Queen, The Police, Rush, Kiss, The Pretenders, Motley Crue, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Supergrass and comedian Dave Chappelle.
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday convicted a man of murder in connection to a 2019 store robbery that led to the death of a New York City police officer hit by crossfire from other officers' guns.
Jagger Freeman, 28, faces 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced on June 30, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have dropped criminal charges against rapper Roddy Ricch following a gun arrest Saturday in New York City that forced him to miss a scheduled concert performance.
Ricch, 23, and two other men were taken into police custody after police said a security guard working a checkpoint outside Citi Field in Queens noticed a firearm in the vehicle he was riding in.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City restaurant patron has pleaded not guilty to killing a delivery worker after months of threatening the eatery because of a quarrel over a condiment, and his lawyer said his client is innocent.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for suspects who beat one man with his own hockey stick on a New York City subway platform and slashed another man who argued over an anti-Asian remark in a subway car a few hours earlier.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been arrested on charges of killing a New York City restaurant delivery worker after the owner reported a spate of harassment that began with a complaint about a condiment.
CANNES, France (AP) — When the Cannes Film Festival audience stood to applaud James Gray's richly observed autobiographical drama “Armageddon Time," about the director's own 1980s childhood in Queens, Gray's voice quivered as he addressed the crowd.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was shot near a New York City high school Wednesday and ran into the building to get help, while police caught two other teens fleeing the scene including the suspected shooter, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A civilian New York City police employee was killed and her neighbor was critically wounded Monday in an apparent domestic violence incident in Queens, police said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter killed while battling a Brooklyn house fire was a selfless hero and fun-loving prankster who overcame childhood health obstacles to follow his father into the department, earning the nickname “golden child” at his firehouse because he seemingly did no wrong, mourners said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 24-year-old man was shot to death following a dispute inside a New York City subway station, police said.
Marcus Bethea was fatally shot in the torso inside the Parsons Boulevard-Archer Avenue station in the Jamaica section of Queens at about 4:30 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect was arrested Thursday in the brutal stabbing death of a 51-year-old woman whose bloodied body was found in a duffel bag in Queens after the two had a dispute, police said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 51-year-old woman whose body was found in a duffel bag in Queens had been stabbed numerous times, according to an autopsy.
A medical examiner's report released Monday showed Orsolya Gaal died of multiple sharp force injuries to her neck.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sergio Alcantara snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the seventh inning, Ketel Marte added an RBI double and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 3-2 Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Connecticut man was jailed without bail Friday after being extradited from California to face charges in the strangulation death of a woman he had met on a dating app, prosecutors in New York said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is endorsing Kathy Hochul in the New York governor's race.
Jeffries, who represents Brooklyn and Queens, said in a statement Sunday that Hochul is a “tireless advocate for all New Yorkers.”
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury has convicted the former captain of the St. John's University lacrosse team of stabbing and nearly disemboweling his roommate in a dispute over a loud party at their apartment in 2019.
More than 60 workers across three Amazon delivery stations staged a walkout on Wednesday to demand a $3 raise and a return to 20-minute breaks, according to one of the labor organizers leading the effort.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of injuring a toddler by flipping over her stroller on a Queens street has been arrested, police in New York said.
The NYPD charged the 31-year-old Queens man with two counts of assault, reckless endangerment, harassment and acting in a manner injurious to a child for the Friday attack in East Flushing.