Heat safety: Stories meant to help protect New York’s Very Own

Stephen is a writer and producer who has worked at the New York Daily News, North Jersey Media Group and Fox News Radio. He is a graduate of Caldwell University.

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  • Subway meltdown: Service resumes after hour-plus suspension of most numbered lines, Shuttle because of computer failure

    MANHATTAN — A large portion of the New York City subway system was finally returning to normal service Friday evening after screeching to a halt during the rush hour when six subway lines were suspended for over an hour and multiple trains were stopped between stations. .@NYCTSubway Following a prior service disruption, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and S, Grand Central Shuttle train service has resumed in both directions. Expect residual delays. Multilingual and ASL Link: — […]

  • Man wanted in Queens heist of nearly $100K in cash, jewelry

    AUBURNDALE — A man is being sought in connection with a Queens robbery of $40,000 in cash and $50,000 in jewelry, police said. Authorities say a man entered and unoccupied private residence through an unlocked window between 9:30 a.m. and 5:40 p.m. Tuesday. When he got inside, he took the money and assorted jewelry, according to police. The NYPD has released a video of the suspect, described as a man last seen wearing black pants, a white shirt, black hat […]

  • 2019 NYC Triathlon cancelled due to excessive heat warnings for weekend

    With threats of temperatures nearing 100 degrees this weekend, the New York City Triathlon has been cancelled. Those behind the 2019 edition of the race made the announcement “with great disappointment” Thursday. “Through this week and into the approaching weekend, the New York City metro area has experienced multiple weather advisories, including severe heat warnings, continued heavy rainfall and thunderstorm watches,” they said in a statement. “After exhausting all options to mitigate athlete, volunteer, spectator and staff exposure alike, we […]

  • Flash flood warnings again for parts of NYC, LI and NJ this evening

    The tri-state area may be in for more wet weather Thursday night. The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for several parts of the area following a night where flood waters reached from Hoboken to LaGuardia Airport. New York City’s Office of Emergency Management tweeted out a flash flood warning for Queens until 8 p.m. Thursday with warnings of floods on highways and streets. .@NWSNewYorkNY Flash Flood Warning issued for Queens until 8:15 PM on 7/18. Heavy rainfall […]

  • Flooding, outages across the tri-state as NY, NJ suffer remnants of Barry

    The entire tri-state area dealt with flash floods and power outages Wednesday night during thunderstorms that carried the remnants of Hurricane Barry into the area. The severe storms came in the middle of a week of wild weather in the area, with temperatures regularly into the 90s. There’s a chance it could hit 100 degrees this weekend in an expected heat wave. In the city, Con Edison initially reported 5,886 customers without power across the five boroughs Wednesday at 10 […]

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    Power outages on Staten Island after sub station fire: ConEd

    STATEN ISLAND — At least 1,700 customers were without power Tuesday night in Staten Island due to an outage, according to Con Edison. As Con Ed worked through the night, those numbers continued to drop. As of just before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Con Ed reported only about 54 customers remained without power in the area. A representative for ConEd told PIX11 that the cause was a fire at a sub station on the 1000 block of Railroad Avenue at around […]

  • 16-year-old charged in cab driver death: police

    THE BRONX — A 16-year-old from the Bronx is being charged in connection with the death of a cab driver, police said. The teenager, who has not yet had his name released, is charged with second-degree murder and robbery. He has five prior arrests. It is not yet known if he will be charged as a juvenile or adult. Officers responded to a report of a man stabbed around 11:45 p.m. Sunday, but discovered 65-year-old Mohammad Zafrullah of Brooklyn, lying […]

  • Rabid stray cat who bit man caught in Yonkers

    YONKERS — A stray tabby cat who had scratched and bit a man in Yonkers Thursday and was caught by the Westchester County Department of Health has been confirmed as rabid. The man bitten is receiving treatment. The DOE is encouraging those who believe they or their children or pets have had contact with the cat are being encouraged to contact them. “Stay alert and closely supervise children and pets when outside,” said Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD. “To protect […]

  • Suspect identified in attempted rape of 73-year-old woman: police

    MANHATTAN — A man has been identified in connection with an attack on a 73-year-old woman in lower Manhattan Sunday. Authorities are looking for Clarence Bradley, a 23-year-old male. He’s described as approximately 5-feet-8-inches, 170 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He also has tattoos — one saying “RIP JOE” on his right forearm, “OCT 11” on his torso, a mouth with a tongue sticking out on his arm, “CLARICE” on his left forearm and a red feather on […]

  • Police release video of Midtown stabbing

    MIDTOWN — A man is being sought in connection with a stabbing that took place in Midtown last week, police said. The incident took place on Wednesday, July 3 at Deli Market on 40th Street. The report cam in at around 8:40 p.m., according to authorities. A 27-year-old male victim was purchasing items at the location when an unidentified male stabbed him in the adomen. The male fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim was sent to Bellevue […]

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