Jason Nuckolls

Web Producer

jason.nuckolls@metro.us

Pedestrians struck by vehicle on lower Broadway

A vehicle struck up to three people along lower Broadway on Thursday afternoon around 1:20 p.m. in what police believe to be an incident of road rage.  The vehicle remained on the scene, near the corner of Broadway and Liberty Street across from Zuccotti Park, according to Pix11. The twisted...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1:55 PM

New book reveals inner workings of Trump’s brain, for fun

New York-based journalist Ellis Henican has covered Donald Trump for many years, but his newest assignment proved to be among the most challenging: Get inside the president’s brain to expose its (il)logic, and be funny about it. Including illustrations from artist Randy Jones, Henican’s...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 5:00 AM

Photos: NYC’s West Indian Day Parade celebrates culture, community

Paradegoers packed a two-mile stretch of Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway on Monday for New York City’s annual West Indian Day Parade. Considered one of the largest Caribbean gatherings in the U.S., the parade was held after the J’Ouvert celebration began the daylong festivities at 6am...

Monday, September 4, 2017, 7:41 PM

Metro re-invades Boston with more than new racks

Have you noticed the new futuristic boxes popping up around town? It’s not UFO debris, but our Scandinavian-designed newspaper racks. Metro has recently added to its presence in the Boston area with new newspaper racks, the new WKND magazine and an expanded distribution, all designed to...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 5:00 AM

‘Mr. Metro’ gives the daily paper a dose of graffiti style

Metro hasn’t simply made artist Bob Timmer’s commute more informative; it has also given Timmer a daily canvas for his unique take on the word “Metro.” A member of the Netherlands-based graffiti crew Team Dead Fly, Timmer, 35, has earned the nickname “Mr. Metro”...

Monday, August 7, 2017, 5:00 AM

New grant from Google aims to preserve Stonewall Inn stories

On Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer announced that a project to document the stories of the 1969 Stonewall Inn uprising will receive a $1 million grant from Google to help preserve the historical legacy of the legendary Christopher Street location, ABC7 reported. The bar is widely regarded as...

Sunday, June 18, 2017, 9:47 PM

NYC increases security after London attacks

Authorities in New York City have ramped up their presence at some of the city’s most visible locations following the deadly terror attacks in London on Saturday night. “I have directed state law enforcement officials to step up security and patrols at high-profile locations across New...

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 1:57 PM

Mr. Met gives fans the finger, team issues apology

The Mets' beloved mascot, Mr. Met, is in hot water after being caught on video giving fans the middle finger during Wednesday night's 7-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. The person playing Mr. Met at the time of the middle-finger incident will not be allowed to wear the costume again,...

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 12:43 PM

Gov. Cuomo issues challenge to help modernize the subway system

On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed the MTA Genius Transit Challenge, an international competition meant to reimagine solutions to the systemic problems faced by the beleaguered NYC subway system. Aiming to increase the number of trains per hour at peak periods, a statement from Gov. Cuomo...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 9:03 PM

Man falls on 7-train tracks in Queens

The 7 train was halted after a man fell onto the tracks in Queens at the 40th and Lowery streets station around 11:24 a.m. Thursday morning. “Someone fell on the tracks!” the driver of a 7 train, which was in the station at the time, shouted into his radio after the man fell onto the...

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 11:43 AM

Former ambassador to France discusses Macron's election

Ambassador Craig Stapleton, who served as the U.S. ambassador to France from 2005 to 2009 after holding a similar role in the Czech Republic, discussed what President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s decisive victory means for France, the U.S. and the future of Europe. “This is a very historic...

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:39 PM

Charges upgraded against accused NYC imam killer

The charges against a Brooklyn man accused of killing Queens Imam Maulana Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin have now been upgraded to include first-degree murder. Brooklyn resident Oscar Morel, 35, originally was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and weapon possession in...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 10:58 PM

Health Dept. to spray NYC neighborhoods for mosquitoes this week

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene officials will be spraying various Manhattan and Queens neighborhoods this week in an effort to kill mosquitoes and reduce residents’ possible exposure to the Zika and West Nile viruses.Starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday and ending at 6 a.m. on Thursday, the...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 9:47 PM

Woman attacks, bites MBTA conductor in dispute over fare: Police

Police have arrested a Sharon woman who they say attacked an MBTA conductor when he attempted to collect her fare.Around 10 p.m. on Monday, transit officers arrived at the Readville Commuter Station to investigate reports of a disorderly person, police stated. The train’s conductor pointed out Emma...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 8:24 PM

Off-duty officer shoots attempted robber in Brooklyn: Police

An off-duty NYPD officer leaving a Brooklyn eatery was confronted by a would-be robber who was shot by the cop in a scuffle on the street.Early Monday morning, the officer was near the corner of Flatbush and Sixth Avenue in Park Slope when a man approached and tried to rob him, NY1 reported.RELATED...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 7:27 PM

Woman wanted for Bronx teen stabbing: NYPD

Police are looking for a woman named "Snow" who allegedly walked up to a teen on a Bronx street and slashed her several times before fleeing.On Monday, July 18, around 1:20 a.m., an 18-year-old woman was walking on Pugsley Avenue when she was approached from behind by another woman, police reported...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 6:54 PM

Mass. medical center locks elderly woman inside at closing time

An 86-year-old dialysis patient receiving treatment was mistakenly locked inside a Methuen building by staff members who were leaving for the night.On Saturday, Chelmsford resident Maureen Perry was undergoing a four-hour dialysis treatment at Fresenius Medical Care when the staff locked the...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 11:00 PM

Schumer enlists Lin-Manuel Miranda of 'Hamilton' to help fight ticket bots

Sen. Chuck Schumer has launched a new effort to convince federal lawmakers to pass legislation cracking down on ticket scalpers who use online bots to purchase thousands of tickets that are then resold at heavily increased prices.On Sunday, Schumer, standing alongside “Hamilton” creator and...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 10:07 PM

At large suspects robbing Manhattan taxis in traffic: NYPD

Police are looking for at least two men in connection to a Manhattan robbery pattern in which taxis are robbed while the drivers are stopped in traffic.Around 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, two men got into a taxi at 400 Fifth Ave. and asked to be taken to the Bronx, police reported. The two then...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 8:21 PM

Man groped 8-year-old twice at subway station: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who they say grabbed an 8-year-old girl’s buttocks twice as she followed her mother up the stairs at a Bronx subway station.Around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, inside the East 149th Street and Grand Concourse station, an girl was walking behind her mother on the steps...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 7:14 PM