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19-year-old shot on Boston Common

Boston police are investigating a shooting that broke out on Boston Common Tuesday evening, leaving a 19-year-old critically injured. The shooting occurred near the park’s bandstand around 6:45 p.m. Three people are in custody after a hectic scene with multiple police chases, officials told...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:41am

Man, 84, punched on J by straphanger who yelled, ‘I hate white people’

An 84-year-old man who was punched in the head by a fellow straphanger who yelled, “I hate white people” last week told the New York Daily News he doesn’t condemn his attacker. “I’m not blaming him, I’m blaming the societies that put him in this situation,...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:37am

This is the worst Tinder date EVER

Have you seen this dog? Maggie the 2-year-old Maltese was hanging out with her puppy-sitter in New Jersey when someone swiped her. Perhaps the photo we should be looking at is the suspect’s — he must have at least one on his Tinder profile. Police in Leonia, New Jersey, are looking...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:52pm

Arrest made in connection to human remains found in the Bronx

A man has been arrested in connection to a human remains that were found in a folding shopping cart in the Bronx Wednesday, police said. Darryl Orr of the Bronx was arrested Thursday and initially charged with concealment of a human corpse. After executing a search warrant, the 57-year-old was...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:02am

Man wanted for attempted rape of 13-year-old girl in Bronx

The NYPD is searching for a man who is wanted in connection to the attempted rape of a 13-year-old girl in the Bronx on Monday. The suspect, believed to be in his mid-20s, followed the girl down the sidewalk after she left a 6 train station in the vicinity of Southern Boulevard and Leggett Avenue...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:12am

Bronx man pleads guilty to promoting toddler porn

A Bronx man pleaded guilty to promotion of child pornography that depicted children as young as three-years-old being sexually abused. “The defendant promoted disturbing videos of young children — even toddlers — engaged in sexual acts,” Bronx District Attorney Darcel D....

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:57pm

Mother in Amber Alert charged with attempted murder of 3-year-old daughter

The mother and child being sought in an Amber Alert issued Wednesday night have been found, according to state police. The mother will now face charges of attempted murder and assault and battery. State police issued an Amber Alert around 11 p.m. Wednesday night on behalf of the Worcester Police...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 10:09am

FBI searching for 'One Minute Bandit' responsible for 10 Boston-area bank robberies

The FBI is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man they’ve dubbed the “One Minute Bandit,” whom officials say is responsible for robbing 10 banks in the Greater Boston area since December 2016. His nickname comes from his signature move in which he has told each...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 1:45pm

Families of slain South Boston doctors file wrongful death lawsuit alleginginadequate building security

The families of the two doctors who were murdered in their South Boston home in May have filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Lina Bolanos and Richard Field were found with their hands bound and throats slashed at their luxury South Boston condo in May. Bampumim Teixeira, a 30-year-old man from...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 3:12pm

'Fentanyl Kills' PSA released after two large opioid busts in one week

Responding to a surge of fentanyl, the highly potent synthetic opioid, on New York City streets, the city can expect to see a new public service campaign to warn the public of the heightened risk of overdose death. New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan announced on...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 8:12pm

Bronx rap icon Kidd Creole arrested in stabbing death in Midtown

One of the members of an iconic New York group that played an instrumental role in cementing hip-hop’s place in music was arrested Wednesday for the fatal stabbing of a homeless man in Midtown, police said. Nathaniel Glover, best known as The Kidd Creole from Bronx-bred outfit Grandmaster...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 1:28pm

Woman guilty of coercing boyfriend to kill himself via text message to be sentenced today

A Massachusetts woman could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison on Thursday for goading her teenage boyfriend into suicide with a series of text messages in 2014. Michelle Carter, 20, of Plainville was found guilty in June of involuntary manslaughter for urging her 18-year-old boyfriend,...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:50am

Woman indicted in SoHo apartment rental scam

A Connecticut woman was indicted on Wednesday for using a stolen identity and forged documents to apply for and obtain an apartment in SoHo. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced the indictment of Janet Lee, 42, who is charged in a New York State Supreme Court indictment with...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 8:51pm

Largest fentanyl bust to date seized in Bronx; Chicago man indicted

A Chicago man was indicted on Tuesday and authorities seized nearly 40 pounds of fentanyl, a highly potent synthetic opioid, from a neighborhood in the Bronx. Carlos Ramirez, 25, was indicted in the Manhattan Supreme Court on charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 6:25pm

Trump's speech to police widely condemned, debunked

Published Aug. 1, 2017: When President Donald Trump suggested police officers should let suspects’ heads bang against the doors of their police cars during arrests, he was just joking, or at least that’s what White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “I believe he...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:59pm

City had safest school year on record: Officials

The 2016-2017 school year may be a distant memory for students lapping up these final weeks of summer, but for city officials, it was the safest year on record. According to data released Tuesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:47pm

Suspect in Boston Common stabbing held on $50K bail

An 18-year-old Dorchester man was arrested on Monday in connection with a stabbing that occurred in broad daylight on Boston Common last week. Victor Carrasquillo was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on Monday and held on $50,000 bail. Carrasquillo was charged with armed assault with intent to...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:27am

2 people stabbed on Boston Common Wednesday evening

Two people were stabbed on Boston Common Wednesday afternoon in a fight that began with an alleged skateboard attack. Police responded to a call about a stabbing in the area of Park and Tremont streets around 5:20 p.m.  Wednesday. Two people were found with stab wounds, one with life...

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:21am

Survivors speak out against news that priest convicted of child rape will be released

After news that Paul Shanley, a defrocked Catholic priest who was convicted on child rape charges, is set to be released from prison, survivors and family members of those who were abused by him spoke out. Shanley faced trial following the Boston Globe's Spotlight report on clergy sexual abuse...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 1:26pm

Florida man, pissed at AT&T truck, goes 'bananas' and starts shooting

Parking is a bitch and finding a spot right in front of your house can feel like the baby Jesus came down and declared you the chosen one. Maybe that’s what this Florida man was thinking when he allegedly shot at a utility truck parked in front of his house. Jorje Jove, 64, didn’t like...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 7:18pm