NYC poised to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a...
Yanks’ Boone defends catcher Sánchez as ‘excellent’ defender
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone wasn't sure Wednesday what his lineup for the next day's Game 4 of the AL Championship Series would look like.
Yanks’ bullpen to be tested after rainout squeezes ALCS
NEW YORK (AP) — A rainy day in the Bronx has left a most daunting October test for the New York Yankees vaunted bullpen: four games, four days and already a deficit to overcome against the Houston...
Pack of handsome wild dogs debuts at Bronx Zoo
NEW YORK (AP) — A pack of handsome brothers is getting settled at New York's Bronx Zoo.
The foxlike wild dogs — called dholes (dohlz) — were born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in...
Woman found dead in apartment, with head and body trauma
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found with trauma to her head and body.
The New York Police Department says officers responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m....
Man arrested after wife is run over, attacked with machete
NEW YORK (AP) — A week after a Bronx woman was run over by her own car and attacked with a machete, her estranged husband was arrested as a suspect in her death.
5 get prison for mistaken-identity gang killing
NEW YORK (AP) — Five men were sentenced to prison on Friday for the brutal stabbing death of a teenager who was mistakenly targeted as a gang rival.
Bronx Bombers are filled with fancy fielders, too
NEW YORK (AP) — Of course, the Yankees are the Bronx Bombers. Turns out this group is filled with fancy fielders, too.
"I don't think they want the attention," catcher Austin Romine said...
New York state receives first report of vaping-related death
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says the state has seen its first reported death linked to vaping.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Oct. 4 death of a 17-year-old male from the...
NYPD officer killed by friendly fire is hailed as a hero
MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — With bagpipers marching silently to the beat of a somber drum, a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero and a...
Yanks-Twins: the Bronx Bombers vs. the Bomba Squad
NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx Bombers vs. the Bomba Squad, matchup of the big league heavyweights.
Given the peerless power of the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, their AL Division Series...
Woman climbs over fence at Bronx Zoo’s lion exhibit
NEW YORK (AP) — Zoo officials say a woman reportedly climbed over a safety barrier at the lion exhibit at a New York City zoo.
The Bronx Zoo says in a statement that staff received a report...
For the 2nd time this year, NYPD gunfire kills 1 of its own
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time this year, a New York City police officer has been killed by friendly fire.
Officer Brian Mulkeen was fatally struck by two police bullets while...
NYPD officer shot and killed during struggle with suspect
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer grappling with an armed man died early Sunday in the Bronx after being shot three times, possibly with his own gun.
DeMorat with 3 TDs as Fordham edges Richmond 23-16
BRONX, N.Y. (AP) — Tim DeMorat threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Fordham edged Richmond 23-16 on Saturday.
Fordham trailed 13-10 late in the third quarter when DeMorat...
Milwaukee youth justice group seeks changes to incarceration
NEW YORK (AP) — Although they already face obstacles, the real challenge for young people in New York's youth justice system comes when they return home, those who work with them say.
Tainted cocaine suspected in overdose deaths in Yonkers
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say the apparent overdose deaths of five people in Yonkers and the Bronx may be tied to the same source of tainted cocaine.
Man dies, 5-year-old survives in apparent subway leap
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx man died and his 5-year-old daughter suffered minor injuries on Monday after he apparently jumped in front of a subway train while holding onto the little girl, police and...
New $30M supportive housing complex completed in the Bronx
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials are hailing the completion of a new $30 million supportive housing complex in the Bronx.
The facility, in the Bedford Park neighborhood, includes 82...
School rabbi accused of tricking student to send nude photos
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a rabbi and associate principal at a Jewish private school in the Bronx has been arrested for tricking a 14-year-old boy into sending him nude photos of...
NYPD: Child in stroller fatally struck by vehicle in Bronx
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 1-year-old in a stroller was struck and killed by a driver who jumped a curb in the Bronx.
It happened at about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Olinville neighborhood near...
Off-duty police inspector killed in Bronx motorcycle crash
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police inspector has been killed in a motorcycle crash in the Bronx.
Police say 56-year-old Michael McGrath was on his motorcycle in the Pelham Bay...
Student gets 14 years in prison for NYC school slaying
NEW YORK (AP) — A gay New York City high school student who police say fatally stabbed a classmate whom he claimed had been bullying him amid years of harassment from peers over his sexual...
Missing worker from junkyard fire in Bronx found dead
NEW YORK (AP) — Fire officials say a man has been found dead in a junkyard fire in the Bronx.
PIX11 reports the unidentified worker's body was found on Thursday. The worker was one of two...
New York man pleads guilty to role in ID, bank fraud schemes
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New York City man has pleaded guilty to his role in various stolen identity and bank fraud schemes and conspiracies that bilked banks, finance...
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Lifelong Yankee fan Mike Ford walks off NY to sink A’s, 5-4
NEW YORK (AP) — Through Little League and high school, three years in the Ivy League and six more in the minors, Mike Ford held onto his childhood dream.
Profar offsets blown double play, lifts A’s over Yankees 8-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Sold-out Yankee Stadium cheered when crew chief Jim Reynolds took off his headset, pointed to second base and signaled safe. Then he looked toward first and did the same, and the...
Collapse at Bronx construction site kills 1, injures 5
NEW YORK (AP) — A construction worker has died and five others were injured in a partial collapse of a building under construction in the Bronx.
Linette beats Giorgi to win 1st WTA title at Bronx Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Magda Linette won her first WTA title Saturday, outlasting Camila Giorgi 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the final of the Bronx Open.
Giorgi, Linette reach final at WTA’s Bronx Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Camila Giorgi fought off three match points in a third-set tiebreaker and rallied to beat top-seeded Wang Qiang 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Friday and reach the final of the Bronx...
Top seed Wang rallies to reach Bronx Open semifinals
NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Wang Qiang rallied from a dismal start to beat Anna Blinkova 0-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday and reach the semifinals of the Bronx Open.
Top seed Wang reaches Bronx Open quarterfinals
NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Wang Qiang advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bronx Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Fiona Ferro on Wednesday.
Strycova upset in first match at WTA’s Bronx Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Barbora Strycova was knocked out of the Bronx Open on Tuesday with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 loss to Bernarda Pera.
Ahn wins; Vandeweghe, Zhang, Putintseva fall in Bronx tennis
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristie Ahn began the final preparation for her return to the U.S. Open with a first-round victory Tuesday at the Bronx Open, where fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe and seeded...
Cornet, Pera win in first round of new WTA Bronx Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Alizé Cornet beat Kateryna Kozlova 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday night in a weather-delayed match at the Bronx Open.
Bernarda Pera was the other winner on the first day of main-draw...
Train engineer drops his lawsuit over deadly 2013 NYC wreck
NEW YORK (AP) — An engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a Metro-North train that derailed and killed four people in New York City has dropped his lawsuit against the commuter...
Death penalty no longer sought in slaying of ex-girlfriend
YORK, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors are no longer seeking the death penalty against a New York man charged in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend and the related robbery of her mother's Pennsylvania...
FDNY lieutenant, 54, dies of heart attack after 24-hour tour
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a New York City fire lieutenant died of a heart attack after going home from a 24-hour tour of duty.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro...
NYC ambulances crash, injuring emergency medical workers
NEW YORK (AP) — Ambulance workers themselves needed ambulances after two of their medical vehicles crashed in the Bronx.
Fire department officials say four emergency workers were injured and...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City high school student killed by accidental gunfire has been remembered at a funeral that overflowed with mourners, including the cousin accused of shooting...
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials at the Bronx Zoo say a 3 1/2-foot-long mangrove snake has gone missing, but say there's no threat to visitors.
The zoo says the mildly venomous snake wasn't in its...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fire officials say faulty electrical wiring caused a fire in a Bronx building that injured a baby and five firefighters.
The Red Cross offered shelter and food to dozens of...
5 firefighters and a baby injured in Bronx 7-alarm fire
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say five firefighters and a baby were injured in a seven-alarm fire that tore through a Bronx building.
Fire officials say the fire early Monday at a five-story...
Delay in grand jury action in death of twins left in car
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors need more time to investigate the heatstroke deaths of twin 1-year-olds left in a parked car before deciding whether to proceed with charges against the children's...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A 27-year-old Bronx woman has been charged in a series of burglaries of homes in Westchester County while the residents were attending funeral services.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The speaker of the New York state Assembly is continuing his annual summer tour of the state with a visit to Staten Island.