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Grandmother found dead on Brooklyn rooftop

After going missing for days, a Brooklyn grandmother was found dead on a rooftop yesterday morning. It was reported that Mary Joyce-Bonsignore, 88, had last been seen on the morning of July 17 on the porch of her home. She then disappeared for eight days as her family arranged multiple searches,...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:28am

Cuomo to plead for help in Washington during transit crisis

As New York is hit with a barrage of transit troubles, Governor Cuomo is hitting the road. Today, he’ll travel to Washington to meet with Democrats and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to address New York’s problematic trains, which are notorious for delays, shutdowns, overcrowding...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:00am

Man stabbed to death for flipping off car crash victims

A man was stabbed to death last night in a brutal act of retaliation after he flipped off passengers of a crashed car, police said. The victim, only known as a 25-year-old man at this time, was driving with friends just before 7 p.m. through the Bronx when they passed the scene of an accident on...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 7:20am

Straphangers will see subway improvements within 1 year, MTA promises

Amid aggravated New Yorkers, a state of emergency and a tug-of-war between City Hall and Albany, the MTA on Tuesday revealed its action plan for fixing its 113-year-old subway system. Phase I of the two-part plan unveiled by agency Chairman Joe Lhota will start immediately and “attack...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 6:42pm

Your dog-sitting app is probably illegal

Talk about a ruff turn of events. The apps that many New Yorkers use to ensure their fur-kids are taken care of are actually illegal per an obscure city law, the New York Daily News reported. via GIPHY The law put in place by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene states that...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:35pm

WATCH: Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa gets arrested at Gracie Mansion

Curtis Sliwa, the controversial founder of the Guardian Angels, chairman of the Reform Party of New York and a talk-radio host, was arrested outside Gracie Mansion Tuesday morning. Sliwa was outside Mayor Bill de Blasio’s official residence to serve legal papers to the mayor that alleged he...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:29pm

Bronx man cuffed for alleged string of attempted sex assaults

After searching for the suspect behind a string of attempted sex crimes, police arrested a Bronx teen who will be arraigned Tuesday, reports stated. Dennis Ofuoma, 19, was apprehended in Brooklyn on Monday in connection with four attempted rapes within four hours, starting on the night of July 12...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:20pm

Bullet narrowly misses Brooklyn bus driver

Brooklyn bus riders were jolted yesterday when they heard a gunshot during their commute, reports stated. Around 2:45 p.m., the driver of a B25 bus stopped at the intersection of Fulton Street and Howard Avenue and aided a man in a wheelchair as he prepared to exit the bus, when a gun fell from...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:12pm

Police hunting for Queens rental scammers

Police are searching for a group of suspects who are believed to be behind a Queens apartment rental scam. The public is being warned about the operation that has conned renters out of thousands of dollars for already occupied units advertised on Facebook, ABC7 reported. Photos of the suspects...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:04pm

Surprise! Kosciuszko Bridge dismantling is underway

After weeks of New Yorkers, wolves, warriors and everyone in between awaiting for the moment to say their final goodbyes to the original Kosciuszko Bridge, the dismantling of the 78-year-old structure has officially, and quietly, begun. According to the Newtown Creek Alliance, the lowering of the...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:14pm

‘Riders have every right to be frustrated’ with MTA: Mayor

The battle between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over New York’s embattled MTA and the city’s aged subway system rages on. In a one-two punch, the mayor first blasted the governor and new MTA Chairman Joe Lhota while riding an F train in Brooklyn on Sunday, which preceded...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 4:38pm

Did you know you can attend the MTA’s monthly meeting?

Instead of sounding off on social media about the near-daily issues you experience with the MTA, did you know you can actually tell the agency your thoughts the old-fashioned way? Yes, we mean face-to-face? Around the third week of almost every month, the MTA holds a board meeting at its...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:23pm

Technology allows buses to reduce travel time: NYC DOT

As New Yorkers face uncertain peril just about every time they board a subway these days, there’s good news for those who ride certain routes of the city’s Select Bus Service. Five of those bus routes have seen an 18 percent reduction in travel time, the New York City Department of...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:26pm

De Blasio bashes Cuomo's stance on MTA while riding F train

Amid a series of ongoing transit troubles from track fires to delays and service shutdowns, tensions between the mayor and the governor are heating up. De Blasio boarded an F train in Brooklyn Sunday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent comments that the city might be financially...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:41pm

Brooklyn Marine IDed 74 years after being killed during WWII

The remains of a Marine who was killed in action during America’s first conflict in the Pacific Theater of World War II have been identified as those of Pvt. Joseph C. Carbone of Brooklyn, the Pentagon announced Friday. Carbone, who was assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines and...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:34pm

Brooklyn man allegedly stabbed by girlfriend

A Brooklyn man was stabbed to death Sunday morning in a Bed-Stuy apartment building, and police said the culprit was his girlfriend. Police arrived on the scene at the Roosevelt Houses after receiving a call at about 3 a.m. When they entered, the victim, 33-year-old Ramel Patterson, was found in...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:31pm

Teen skateboarder killed in Brooklyn hit-and-run

A teenager was killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run Sunday when a driver plowed into him as he attempted to cross the street, reports say. Video footage of the incident posted by the New York Daily News showed Alejandro Tello, 18, riding his skateboard down the street, coming up behind a white...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:21pm

Long Island Rail Road third-track funding reveals difficulties

There is more to the recent approval of $1.95 billion to support construction of the Long Island Rail Road Main Line Third Track by the Albany Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Program Review Board. These funds were part of a $3 billion MTA 2015 - 2019 Five Year Capital Program...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 5:03am

Woman found locked in LES bar

Be careful where you sleep off your hangover. When screams were heard from behind the gates of a closed Manhattan bar Friday morning, police cut the lock to free a young woman who’d been stuck in the drinkery overnight. Therese Hipolto, 20, from Flemington, New Jersey went out the night...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 12:12pm

Body discovered in Midtown elevator shaft

A man was found dead this morning within the elevator shaft of a Hell’s Kitchen high rise. The victim, a construction worker at 555 Tenth Avenue, was discovered when emergency services responded to a call just after 7 a.m. for what was thought to be a case of cardiac arrest. The 53-year-old...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 12:04pm