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  • Off-duty cop shoots self, 2 suspects in the Bronx

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, the Bronx — An off-duty officer accidentally shot himself after a collision in the Bronx Saturday morning. Shortly after 6 a.m., authorities received a call about an off-duty cop shot along Sedgwick Avenue and Hall of Fame Terrace in University Heights. Authorities found the 33-year-old Hempstead officer with a gunshot wound to his right calf, said police. Investigation revealed the cop was rear-ended, and when and the two men in the other car were discussing the damage, another […]

  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV

    RIDGEWOOD, Queens — A motorcyclist was killed after he collided with an SUV in Queens early Saturday. At about 4:38 a.m., police responded to a call about a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Gates and Woodward avenues in Ridgewood. When they arrived, officers found 45-year-old Angel Cotto lying on the roadway with trauma throughout his body, police said. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Investigation revealed Cotto was operating a 2016 BMW motorcycle, […]

  • Man stabbed in violent Queens robbery; attackers sought

    FLUSHING, Queens — A man was stabbed during a violent robbery in Queens Wednesday. It happened at about 10 p.m. when two men gained access into an apartment in the vicinity of Prince Street and 37th Avenue in Flushing. Four male victims were inside the apartment when one of the individuals brandished a knife and the other displayed a firearm, police said. They ordered the four men to lie on the ground and removed $120 from one of the victims, […]

  • Missing infant found safe, father taken into custody; Amber Alert canceled

    QUEENS — An Amber Alert has been canceled after an 8-month-old girl was found safe Saturday morning after she was abducted by her father in Queens. Authorities say August Pippins and her father, 24-year-old Jerome Pippins were found in an apartment in Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem. The child’s father was taken into custody. August was taken to the hospital for observation. Early Saturday, an AMBER alert was issued after Pippins allegedly abducted his daughter from Queens. August Pippins and her […]

  • Thief gets away with wallet, iPhone after robbing sleeping man on train

    WOODLAWN, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the individual who robbed a man sleeping on the train in the Bronx. On July 4, a person approached a 26-year-old man while he was sleeping on a northbound 4 train, said police. When he woke up at the Woodlawn train station, he realized his wallet, which contained multiple credit cards, $10 in cash and his iPhone 8 Plus were missing, authorities said. The victim’s credit card was later used to make […]

  • At least 500 displaced in steam pipe blast; cleanup to last several days

    FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan — About 500 people are displaced after the site of a steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron District Thursday morning tested positive for asbestos. The area of West 19th Street to West 22nd Street between Broadway and Avenue of Americas remains a “hot spot” area after an aging steam pipe exploded along Fifth Avenue and West 21st Street around 6:40 a.m. Thursday. The ruptured pipe sent steam and debris shooting up stories high for hours, covering the surrounding […]

  • Teen allegedly vandalizes memorial for hero Navy SEAL

    RONKONKOMA, NY. — A 14-year-old boy was arrested Friday after he allegedly vandalized a hero Navy SEAL officer’s memorial on Long Island. The Lt. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Park in Lake Ronkonkoma was vandalized Thursday, police said. Following investigation, authorities arrested a 14-year-old boy at his Ronkonkoma home at about 3 a.m. Murphy was awarded the Medal of Honor, the military’s highest decoration, for his actions during the War in Afghanistan. Murphy was killed in 2005 after he left his […]

  • Police chase ends in crash between van, NJ Transit bus

    NEWARK, N.J. — Two armed robbery suspects were taken into custody after a police chase in New Jersey ended when a van crashed into a New Jersey Transit bus early Friday. Police said two masked thieves were wanted for a series of three armed robberies that took place overnight. At about 1:30 a.m., Maplewood police began their pursuit with a white van wanted in connection with multiple robberies Maplewood, authorities said. Newark police and the Essex County Sheriff’s office continued the […]

  • Sharks caught off coast of Fire Island beaches after 2 possible attacks

    FIRE ISLAND, N.Y. — Two sharks have been caught off the coast of Fire Island beaches after two children were bitten in possible shark attacks, Islip officials confirmed Thursday. A fisherman caught an 8-foot sand shark off of Atlantique Beach Thursday morning. A small shark was caught off the coast of Kismet Beach in Fire Island Wednesday afternoon, almost 2 miles away from Atlantique Beach, officials confirmed. Images surfaced Thursday showing a man apparently removing a hook from a shark […]

  • Newborn found dead in Queens hotel room

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A newborn was found dead inside a Queens hotel room, police said Thursday. Police responded to a call at about 7:41 p.m. Wednesday regarding an aided child inside the Days Inn along Queens Boulevard and Van Dam Street in Long Island City. When they arrived, officers found a newborn girl lying unconscious and unresponsive inside the room, police said. The infant was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. A 35-year-old woman was who was […]