NYPD: Man brandishing knife shot and wounded by police
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say officers shot and wounded a man who charged at them with a kitchen knife in Queens.
It happened in Bayside at about 3 p.m. Sunday after police say the man crashed...
Woman charged in death of newborn found in Queens hotel
NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a newborn baby found inside a Queens hotel room last summer.
NYC subway stop closed for repairs until end of the year
NEW YORK (AP) — An important New York City subway station in Queens has closed for the rest of the year due to a need for repairs and renovations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements wrapped up Monday in the retrial of a man accused of killing a woman who was attacked while running near her family's New York City home.
Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Most voters in New York think it was bad for the state when Amazon dropped plans to put a second headquarters in Queens and many think U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bears...
Police find human remains buried behind Queens house
NEW YORK (AP) — Human skeletal remains have been found buried behind a row house in Queens.
Police say the unidentified remains were discovered Tuesday in the Richmond Hill neighborhood...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former road test examiner with the New York state Department of Motor Vehicles has been arrested and accused of demanding bribes from female drivers in Queens.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men have been indicted on murder and other charges in the friendly fire death of New York City police Det. Brian Simonsen.
Jury selection scheduled at NY slain runner retrial
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection is expected to start Tuesday at the retrial of a man accused of killing a runner near her family's New York City home.
NEW YORK (AP) — Severe turbulence tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin as it passed over Maine on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man has been shot and wounded by a police officer after he shot another man outside a New York City bar and refused orders to drop his weapon.
NEW YORK (AP) — A gathering of fans waiting for a popular rapper at a New York City mall suddenly turned into pandemonium, with youths shoving, kicking and punching each other to the...
Queens DA Brown is resigning due to poor health
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard A. Brown, a longtime New York City prosecutor and former judge who presided over the arraignment of "Son of Sam" killer David Berkowitz, announced Thursday he is resigning...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has classified the death of a 1-year-old girl as a homicide after the medical examiner found that she suffered from "fatal child abuse...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man has been fatally struck by a bus in New York City.
The unidentified man was hit by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus shortly before 3 a.m. Monday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say an early morning blaze at a two-story home left an 8-year-old boy dead and six others with minor injuries.
The fire started at the second floor of the home on...
State Senate GOP knocks Democrats over Amazon NYC HQ fail
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Minority Republicans in the state Senate have used the unveiling of their business revitalization plan to hammer the chamber's Democrats for Amazon's failed New York City...
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4 injured when sanitation truck overturns in Queens
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Fire Department says four people were injured when a sanitation truck overturned.
WABC-TV reports that the truck overturned after hitting an overpass in...
2 more charged in gang-linked murder in NYC subway station
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say two more MS-13 gang members have been charged in a killing on a New York City subway platform.
Victor Lopez and Tito Martinez-Alvarenga were arraigned Friday...
Trump: Amazon’s dropped deal ‘a big loss’ for hometown NYC
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling Amazon's decision to drop its plans for new headquarters in New York "a big loss" for the city.
Cuomo says losing Amazon HQ ‘greatest tragedy’ of his tenure
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo again blasted fellow Democrats on Friday over Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City, calling the internet...
New York man pleads guilty in ATM ‘skimming’ scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another defendant has pleaded guilty in a scheme to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from ATMs by a process known as "skimming."
Officials: Dropped thermos may have caused deadly bus crash
NEW YORK (AP) — A freak accident involving a dropped thermos might have caused a bus crash that killed three people in New York City, federal safety investigators said Thursday.
NY hopes to land future Amazon project despite failed deal
NEW YORK (AP) — The Cuomo administration's top economic development official says the state isn't giving up on landing future Amazon projects despite the internet retailer's Valentine's Day...
After Amazon flop, NY lawmakers rethink corporate subsidies
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some New York lawmakers are proposing a ban on subsidies for particular companies in the wake of Amazon's decision not to build a new campus in Queens.
Funeral held for NYPD detective killed by friendly fire
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire while responding to a chaotic robbery scene was hailed at his funeral on Wednesday as a consummate law enforcer...
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Man killed by train at Manhattan subway station
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a man who was killed in an accident at a crowded subway station in midtown Manhattan.
It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the...
CUNY names Queens College president as next chancellor
NEW YORK (AP) — The City University of New York system says it has appointed the president of Queens College to serve as the school's next chancellor.
CUNY's Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve the appointment of Felix Matos Rodriguez. The 56-year-old Matos Rodriguez will be the first-ever Latino chancellor of the school system.
4-car collision injures 11 on Long Island; driver arrested
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a chain-reaction wreck on a Long Island highway has injured 11 people, including a motorist charged with drunken driving.
The four-car crash happened around 2 a.m. Sunday on the Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead.
State police say a Queens man was driving his car west when he hit an SUV that was stopped in the right-hand lane. The SUV then collided with a broken-down van that was stopped in front of it.
2nd suspect charged with murder in NYPD friendly fire death
NEW YORK (AP) — A second suspect has been charged with murder in the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective.
Police announced charges of murder, robbery, assault and criminal possession of a weapon on Saturday against 25-year-old Jagger Freeman.
Police believe Freeman acted as the lookout in the Queens robbery that led to the death of Detective Brian Simonsen on Tuesday.
Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight
NEW YORK (AP) — 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 Amazon by name but said, "It's not just about any job, it's about dignified jobs in New York City. We do not have to settle for scraps in the greatest city in the world."
Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart
NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.
Even Governor Andrew Cuomo got in on the action: "I'll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that's what it takes," he joked at the time.
2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death
NEW YORK (AP) — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press.
The man was taken into custody in Queens hours after NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill revealed on a radio show that police were looking for a second suspect in Tuesday night's stick-up, the official said.
Amazon’s exit could scare off tech companies from New York
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.
NYC officer wounded in friendly fire shooting returns home
NEW YORK (AP) — The police officer who was wounded in a shooting that led to the friendly fire death of a New York Police Department detective has returned to his Long Island home.
Sgt. Matthew Gorman emerged from a black van outside his home in Seaford Thursday afternoon. He used crutches and was accompanied by several unidentified people.
Suspect charged with murder in NYPD friendly fire death
NEW YORK (AP) — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night.
The Latest: Robbery shooting suspect charged with murder
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a New York Police Department detective (all times local):
The man suspected of a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York Police Department detective has been charged with murder, aggravated manslaughter, robbery, assault and menacing.
Police detective killed by friendly fire in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O'Neill said.
"This appears to be an absolutely tragic case of friendly fire," an emotional O'Neill said at a late-night news conference.
The Latest: Police say detective killed by friendly fire
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in New York City (all times local):
New York City police say a detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to a report of an armed robbery.
Police say Det. Brian Simonsen was shot at a T-Mobile store in the Richmond Hill section of Queens at about 6 p.m. Tuesday. The 42-year-old detective was a 19-year veteran.
Another officer was shot in the leg and is in stable condition.
Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — The ex-boyfriend of the New York woman whose body was found inside a suitcase in a wooded area of Connecticut was held without bail Tuesday on a charge carrying a potential death penalty.
Javier Enrique Da Silva Rojas, 24, of Queens, New York, was detained in the death of 24-year-old Valerie Reyes after he appeared in federal court in White Plains, New York.
The Latest: Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of a New York woman found in a suitcase in Connecticut: (all times local):
The ex-boyfriend of the New York woman whose body was found inside a suitcase in Connecticut is held without bail on a charge carrying a potential death penalty.
Javier Enrique Da Silva Rojas was detained Tuesday in the death of Valerie Reyes after a federal court appearance in White Plains, New York.
State’s top economic development chief defends Amazon deal
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Cuomo administration's top economic development official defended the deal to bring one of Amazon's second headquarters to Queens, telling state lawmakers Tuesday that the project is "unprecedented" in New York state history in terms of jobs it could create and tax revenues it could generate.
Pushback against Amazon by influential politicians in the Senate and New York City Council has reportedly left company officials rethinking their Queens plans.
NYC mayor defends Amazon deal at state budget hearing
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was "mission critical" for New York City to land one of Amazon's second headquarters and the tens of thousands of jobs the company promises to create, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday, just days after a report said the company was having second thoughts because of opposition from some influential local politicians.
Capitol Watch: Focus on criminal justice reform, Amazon deal
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, criminal justice reforms pushed for years by Democrats could be passed by the Legislature soon, while the deal to bring one of Amazon's headquarters to Queens is expected to get plenty of discussion in back-to-back budget hearings.
NYC man charged with stabbing pregnant girlfriend to death
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old man dragged his pregnant girlfriend into the stairwell of her Queens apartment building and stabbed her to death.
Anthony Hobson was arraigned Friday on charges including second-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Jennifer Irigoyen.
Prosecutors say surveillance video shows Hobson dragging Irigoyen into the stairwell of her building early Sunday and stabbing her multiple times.
Teen who died during basketball was born with heart problem
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says a 16-year-old boy who died after collapsing during a high school basketball practice was born with a heart problem.
Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson said on Wednesday that Lenny Pierre had a major vessel in an abnormal location, resulting in cardiac arrest.
The teen collapsed in December at John Bowne High School in Flushing, Queens.
Alleged MS-13 member says he was breaking up fight
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors say an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a man on a subway platform claims he picked up a gun while breaking up a fight and that his mind "went black" after a shot fired.
Ramiro Gutierrez was arraigned Tuesday on murder and other charges stemming from Sunday's killing at a 7-train station in Queens.
In his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, President Donald Trump mentioned the incident as an example of MS-13-linked violence.
Childhood home of Donald Trump listed for nearly $3 million
NEW YORK (AP) — People seeking to live like President Donald Trump now have the opportunity to own his childhood home in New York.
The Queens, New York, house that Trump's father built has been listed for $2.9 million after a brief period as a rental property on Airbnb. The home is decked out with Trump memorabilia, including copies of "The Art of the Deal," a life-sized cardboard cutout of the president and a framed copy of Trump on the cover of People magazine.