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  • ICE says MS-13 member charged in Queens subway shooting is undocumented

    NEW YORK — A day after a suspected MS-13 gang member was officially charged in connection to Sunday’s fatal subway-platform shooting in Queens, Immigration Customs and Enforcement officials confirmed he is undocumented. ICE officials told PIX11 on Wednesday that Ramiro Gutierrez “is in the country illegally.” “He had no status,” the representative said. “He entered without inspection, so we don’t know when he came in or where.” The Department of Correction’s inmate listing for Gutierrez says he is originally from El […]

  • Person slashed near Manhattan school: FDNY

    CHELSEA, Manhattan — A person was injured in a slashing near a school in Manhattan Wednesday, according to FDNY. Fire Department officials said they responded to 351 W. 18th St. around noon. The location matches the address of a school, but it is not clear if the attack occurred on school grounds. The victim suffered a non-critical injury, FDNY officials said. Additional information about the incident was not immediately available.

  • Driver flees after colliding with bus in Newark; 3 people injured: police

    NEWARK — A driver whose vehicle collided with a NJ Transit bus, causing three passengers to be injured, fled the scene Wednesday, according to police. Three bus passengers were hospitalized and treated for minor injuries after the 9:55 a.m. crash involving a NJ Transit bus and vehicle near Watson Avenue and Bergen Street, according to Newark police. The driver of the car involved fled the scene, police said. Their car was badly damaged, and AIR11 footage showed it was smashed from front […]

  • Amber Alert canceled: Missing 2-year-old girl found, father in custody

    THE BRONX — A 2-year-old girl with autism who went missing in the Bronx after her father allegedly abducted her has been found, police said. Christian Benitez, her father, was charged with reckless endangerment and custodial interference. “The child was taken under circumstances that lead police to believe that they are in imminent danger of serious physical injury and/or death,” the alert said. Before she went missing, Seniya Benitez was last seen with her father, 21, on Tuesday afternoon at […]

  • Person stabbed in the back after refusing to give up money at Bronx subway station: police

    THE BRONX — A man stabbed a person in the back at a Bronx subway station Monday after asking the victim for money, according to police. The attack happened on the D line platform at the 182nd St. station around 7:20 a.m., police said. Edward Rivera, 40, allegedly asked a man for money, then after the man refused, stabbed the victim in the lower back and then in the right shoulder with an unknown object, according to police. The victim […]

  • Fire breaks out at Manhattan high-rise: FDNY

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Plumes of dark smoke were seen in midtown Manhattan Friday morning after a blaze broke out at a high-rise building. Video posted to social media showed flames shooting out from the ground floor of a building at 43rd Street and Madison Avenue. A Citibank and Ann Taylor clothing retailer are among the stores inside the building, Google Maps shows. FDNY confirms they responded to a report of a fire at the location around 10:30 a.m. Flames were no […]

  • Fire breaks out in busy Manhattan neighborhood; 2 seriously injured: FDNY

    LOWER MANHATTAN — Two people were seriously injured in a blaze that broke out in a Manhattan building Wednesday, according to FDNY. Flames and plumes of dark smoke caught the eye of those near the busy area of Mott and Hester streets, bordering Chinatown and Little Italy, FDNY said. The fire was reported shortly after 1 p.m., according to FDNY. It appears to be at a mixed-use buildings, with businesses lining Mott Street and apartments above. Two civilians were seriously […]

  • Man found lying on Manhattan sidewalk dies: police

    EAST VILLAGE — A man spotted lying on a Manhattan sidewalk overnight has died, police said Friday. The man was lying on a sidewalk near Nine Street and Third Avenue at 2:24 a.m. and transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police. He was fully clothed and might have been homeless, police said. There were no signs of trauma, and his cause of death is under investigation, according to police. It remains unclear if the death […]

  • FDNY Chief James Leonard relieved of duties over ‘allegations of inappropriate behavior’

    NEW YORK — FDNY Chief James Leonard has been relieved of his duties over “allegations of inappropriate behavior,” a department spokesman said Thursday. “While a review is conducted by the city’s Law Department concerning allegations of inappropriate behavior, Chief James Leonard has been relieved of his duties as Chief of Department effective today and placed on modified assignment,” spokesman Frank Gribbon said in a statement. Chief of Operations John Sudnik will serve as acting chief of department, according to Gribbon. The […]

  • Family tentatively ID’d as victims of Colts Neck blaze; brother arrested in separate fire: prosecutor

    NEW JERSEY — A man accused of arson is in custody Wednesday as officials investigate the death of his brother, sister-in-law and possibly the couple’s small children after a separate fire burned the same day in New Jersey, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Keith Caneiro, 50, and Jennifer Caneiro, 45, have been identified as two of the four people found dead in or near a burning Colts Neck home on Tuesday, prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said at a news conference […]

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