Congestion pricing details released
Drivers entering the heart of New York City would pay an extra $9 to $23 as soon as the end of next year under the congestion pricing plan.
The persistent area of low pressure that brought the tri-state area much-needed rain will drift away from the region Thursday as high pressure works its way in from the west. Folks can expect partly cloudy skies in the afternoon with temperatures that will be noticeably warmer. The high temperature will be 75 in the city, and in the mid-70s in the suburbs.
Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the fatal Monday shooting of a 16-year-old boy who had just left his East Orange high school. Letrell Duncan, described by a fellow student as a rising star in high school and AAU basketball, was shot multiple times near Lincoln Street and Park Avenue around 3 p.m. Monday, shortly after leaving East Orange Campus High School.
A homeless man is accused of killing a Brooklyn father during a dispute on a subway train, police said. Alvin Charles, 43, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder for the death of 43-year-old Brooklyn resident Tommy Bailey, according to the NYPD.