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  • Several cops, firefighters hurt in blaze at Queens high-rise apartment

    FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — Police officers, firefighters and civilians were injured Friday when a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building in Far Rockaway, authorities said. Officers ran inside the complex to rescue residents while firefighters attacked the blaze from the outside, climbing onto nearby balconies to reach the flames instead of going “head-to-head” with the whipping winds that fueled the fire. A police sergeant, seven officers and three firefighters suffered smoke inhalation while responding to the blaze, NYPD […]

  • Fire breaks out at Bill and Hillary Clinton’s home in Chappaqua

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — A fire broke out Wednesday at the New York home of Bill and Hillary Clinton, according to a spokesperson for the New Castle Police Department. Details were scarce, but shortly after 3 p.m. the blaze was extinguished. Firefighters remain on the scene at this time. The police official said the fire could be in any of the structures on the Clintons’ property, which includes 15 and 33 Old House Lane, and could not confirm exactly where it […]

  • Girl, 4, left alone on school bus for 6 hours: police

    FLUSHING, Queens — A 4-year-old girl was left alone on a school bus for 6 hours this week and the matron tasked with escorting the children from the bus has been arrested, police said. Bus matron Venecia Bisono, 38, faces charges of failture to exercise control of a minor and reckless endangerment, the NYPD said. Police said the girl took a bus to P.S. 21 Edward Hart School at 9 a.m. Wednesday but she never went to school because she […]

  • NYPD cops charged with raping teen suspended without pay

    BROOKLYN — Two NYPD cops accused of raping a teen inside a police van in Brooklyn have been suspended without pay. Officers Eddie Martins and Richard Hall were indicted on first-degree rape and bribery charges for raping an 18-year-old woman they arrested on Sept. 15, the New York Post reported. They are expected to turn themselves in for arraignment next week at the Brooklyn Supreme Court. The alleged rape took place after the officers  arrested the woman for for possession of […]

  • Police name men wanted in connection with slayings of young moms at Brooklyn party

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — Police identified on Thursday two men wanted in connection with the killing of two young mothers who were gunned down while at a party in Brooklyn last month. Investigators are now looking for Anthony Alexander, 18, and Nazir Saunders, 20, in the deaths of Chynna Battle, 21, and Shaqwanda Staley, 29, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said. “It’s not over but we’ve been hunting these two individuals for the last two days,” Boyce said. “Any community […]

  • Subway rider wakes up to man urinating on her face: NYPD

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A woman riding the J train in Brooklyn woke up to a man urinating on her face, police said. It was shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday when a woman was sitting on a southbound J train listening to headphones with her eyes closed, police said. The train was passing the 75th Street-Elderts Lane station when she felt a liquid spraying her face, police said. She opened her eyes to find that liquid was urine from a man […]

  • 4 stabbed near Manhattan school

    HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan — Four people were stabbed Wednesday afternoon near a Manhattan school, authorities said. The incident happened about 1:20 p.m. outside P.S. 35, near West 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen, police said. A 15-year-old stabbed in the stomach and back was undergoing surgery Wednesday afternoon, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said. Three others were hurt, though not seriously. The violence is allegedly connecting to an ongoing argument between two students who were suspended last […]