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.
NEW YORK (AP) — More plans have been unveiled for a public transit connection between Manhattan and LaGuardia Airport, months after a $2 billion project to build an elevated rail link through Queens was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 57-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after being kicked down a subway stairwell and struck in the head with a hammer by an attacker who fled with her purse, police said.
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral has been scheduled for a New York City firefighter who collapsed in his firehouse a day after battling a blaze in Queens.
Jesse Gerhard was from Islip and was working out of a firehouse in Far Rockaway when he died Wednesday. The 33-year-old’s funeral is scheduled for Wednesday at St.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 33-year-old New York City firefighter collapsed and died the day after battling a house fire in Queens, city officials announced Thursday.
The cause of firefighter Jesse Gerhard's death Wednesday has not been determined, but it is considered a line-of-duty death, the officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is running for a newly redrawn congressional district representing the Bronx, Long Island, Queens and Westchester County.
Biaggi is a Democrat who has represented parts of the Bronx and Westchester since her election to state Senate in 2018.
NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York City police officer was shot in the shoulder late Tuesday on his way to work in what authorities said was an apparent robbery attempt.
The officer, who was expected to recover, was the sixth NYPD officer to be shot so far this year, a startling tally that incudes two officers fatally wounded last month in a Harlem apartment.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets general manager Billy Eppler said he spoke to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman well before hiring away Eric Chávez as the team's hitting coach and that both sides had an understanding that Chávez may end up in Queens.
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Hernandez was startled to see Mets owner Steve Cohen calling out of the blue Tuesday, then put at ease when the pair spent 10 minutes talking about New York's splashy offseason.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Council will have its first Black leader after Adrienne Adams was chosen as the council’s speaker Wednesday.
Adams, a Democrat from Queens, was elected to serve as speaker on a 49-2 vote by council members.
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NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan man has been charged in two fatal stabbings last week in Queens.
Authorities said Raymond Kenner, 22, had blood on his clothing and a folding knife in his pocket when he was arrested in connection with the killings.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A young cow that escaped from a New York City slaughterhouse last week has been taken to an animal sanctuary in New Jersey.
The (Morristown) Daily Record reports that the 400-pound Hereford heifer, estimated to be about nine months old, ran away from a Queens business Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — CityMD, the chain of urgent care clinics drawing long lines for COVID-19 testing, is temporarily closing 13 locations in New York City, saying it’s doing so “to preserve our ability to staff our sites.”
NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York City police officer was shot multiple times and another man was killed in an exchange of gunfire outside a nightclub early Thursday in what investigators believe was an attempted robbery, according to Commissioner Dermot Shea.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer champion New York City FC will be on the move while at home next season, splitting games among Yankee Stadium, Citi Field and Red Bull Arena.
MLS's 2022 schedule was released Wednesday and has NYCFC playing 10 league home games at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, six at the Mets' Citi Field in Queens and one, against Charlotte on Aug.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — All five Democrats who had announced campaigns to succeed Letitia James as New York's attorney general have now withdrawn from the race after she said she would seek reelection rather than run for governor.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Craig Duke has been a Methodist minister for three decades, building a reputation as a staunch advocate of LGBTQ inclusion. His pastoral duties have now been terminated — the result of a bitter rift surfacing in his Indiana church after he sought to demonstrate solidarity by appearing in drag alongside prominent drag queens in the HBO reality series “We’re Here.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets owner Steve Cohen promised a max effort bringing a World Series back to New York.
Enter Max Scherzer, the newest ace in Queens.
The Mets and the three-time Cy Young Award winner finalized a $130 million, three-year deal Wednesday, a contract that shattered baseball's record for highest average salary and forms a historically impressive 1-2 atop New York's rotation with Jacob deGrom.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Naturi Naughton read the script for ABC’s new music-inspired drama “Queens,” a feeling of déjà vu rushed through her.
“It’s definitely a little eerie to me. When I read the script, I was like, ’Oh, this is what I lived though.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 74-year-old man was arraigned Wednesday on a murder charge in connection with the death of a World War I veteran who disappeared almost 45 years ago and whose remains were found buried in a backyard in 2019, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The songs on Aimee Mann's new album didn't struggle to get out of her head. They seemed to tumble out at a speed that shocked even their owner.
“There was just a sense of urgency and I’m not really sure why it was.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Queens man who wanted to get his stolen car back told police falsely that there was a 7-year-old boy with Down syndrome in the car, police said Monday.
The car owner made up the story about the child so that officers would work harder to find his red Ford Mustang, a police spokesperson said.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State environmental officials denied required air permits Wednesday for natural gas power plants in New York City and along the Hudson River, saying both would be inconsistent with statewide greenhouse gas emission goals.
NEW YORK (AP) —
The Brooklyn Diocese fired a Catholic music school teacher in Queens after he married a man, saying he violated a contractual stipulation to the Catholic Church.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by a sport utility vehicle driven by her mother's boyfriend, New York City police said.
The crash happened just after 10 p.m. Sunday in Bayside, Queens.