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  • Shots fired near Capitol Hill when driver attempts to run over officers: D.C. police

    WASHINGTON — A driver who allegedly tried to run over police on Capitol Hill, prompting the officials to fire shots, is in custody, Metropolitan Police Department officials said Wednesday. The driver used a vehicle to attempt to strike officers in the 100 block of Independence Avenue, D.C. police said. The incident was reported at about 9:30 a.m. Capitol Hill police then fired shots at the driver, who was taken into custody near Third Street Southwest and Independence Avenue Southwest, D.C. police said. No […]

  • Chelsea Market reopens after fire breaks out on roof

    CHELSEA, Manhattan — Firefighters have given the all clear for people to reenter Chelsea Market after a fire broke out Tuesday afternoon. The blaze was reported on a roof at 425 West 15th St. at 12:09 p.m., FDNY said. It was knocked down by 12:48 p.m. “Today there was a minor fire within the cooling tower on the roof of Chelsea market that has been contained. The fire department responded immediately to the scene, and the adjacent office floors of […]

  • Two men attack, rob 78-year-old in Brooklyn deli

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — Police released surveillance video Monday of two men wanted for attacking a 78-year-old man inside a Brooklyn deli. One of the men punched the victim in the face numerous times inside Shorty’s Deli on March 22 , an NYPD spokesperson said. A second man took the victim’s wallet and cell phone. The victim suffered lacerations and bruising to his face, police said. He was transported to Woodhull Hospital in serious but stable condition. Both of the men fled the […]

  • N.J. cops seize 1,000 bags of heroin in undercover sting that snares 2 men

    PATERSON, N.J. — Police in New Jersey busted two men in an undercover sting that netted 1,000 bags of heroin, officials said. Tony Crowe, 24, and Makia Reed, 22, were hit with narcotics charges following their March arrest, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday. Crowe was allegedly based out of Paterson and would deliver heroin to nearby towns in Bergen County. The two men allegedly tried to sell an undisclosed amount of heroin to an undercover police officer. The two […]

  • Fire Near Ground Zero Kills Firefighters

    Fire tears through Morris Heights apartment in early morning blaze

    MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx — A fire tore through a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx Monday morning. The fire broke out on the 9th floor of the  26-story building shortly after 6 a.m., an FDNY spokesperson said. Firefighters are on the scene of the Sedgwick Avenue apartment battling the fire. Six people were injured in the fire, an FDNY spokesman said. None of the injures were serious. Two people were treated on the scene.  

  • Pair of robbers brutally attack 70-year-old Manhattan man, fracturing his trachea

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — A 70-year-old man returning to his Manhattan home Sunday was so brutally attacked by a pair of robbers that his trachea was fractured, police said. The man was coming back from a bar just after midnight when the two men followed him into his building, an NYPD spokesperson said. They put him into a chokehold and threw him to the ground. The men rifled through his pockets and removed more than $1,800 in foreign cash. The man’s […]

  • Car passenger killed in tractor-trailer hit-and-run near GWB

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — A man died early Monday after a tractor-trailer slammed into his car then kept going near the entrance of the George Washington Bridge, an NYPD spokesman said. The man, 25, was in a car with two women when the tractor-trailer slammed into their car around 3 a.m. on the westbound Cross Bronx Expressway, police said. The tractor-trailer driver did not pull over. Port Authority Police officers stopped the tractor-trailer driver at the Vince Lombardi rest stop near Ridgefield, […]

  • Bronx superintendent after basement marijuana grow operation catches fire: NYPD

    CASTLE HILL, The Bronx — A house fire in the Bronx led police to a major discovery. The fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. in the Chatterton Avenue building, an NYPD spokesman said. Firefighters had it quickly under control and searched the building to check there weren’t any lingering hotspots. They discovered marijuana plants in the basement and on the first floor. Officials say the three-family home had been converted into a marijuana grow house. Police recovered 10 pounds of marijuana […]

  • Boy, 6, released after being held hostage by mom’s boyfriend in Elizabeth

    ELIZABETH, N.J. — A woman’s boyfriend held her 6-year-old son hostage for several hours Sunday, local officials said. The man local authorities received a call about the incident around 9 a.m., a spokesperson for Elizabeth said. The boy was released safely by 2:40 p.m. Local officials received a call about some sort of domestic incident occurred inside an an apartment at Mravlag Manor on Maple Avenue on Sunday morning. A woman fled the apartment and her boyfriend held her son hostage. The son […]

  • Fare-evading trio assault MTA employees

    FLUSHING, Queens — A trio of alleged fare evaders attacked several MTA employees Sunday morning, an NYPD spokesperson said. The three MTA employees were checking riders of the Q44 Select Bus Service to ensure each of them had paid for the ride, police officials said. Two men and a woman had not paid. They started arguing with the MTA employees around 7:40 a.m., an NYPD spokesman said. The fight became physical, but no one was seriously injured. The MTA employees refused medical […]