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Pair charged for hosting party with marijuana, alcohol for hundreds of teens: Police

A couple was arraigned Monday after authorities say they allowed a wild party of hundreds of teenagers — which included alcohol and marijuana — to take placeat their Drexel Hill home, according to reports.Abdul Ahmaddiya, 54, and Nichelle Davis-Ahmaddiya, 45, are facing charges of corruption of...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 4:59am

MTA re-launches public safety campaign with real stories from New Yorkers

The MTA is reminding commuters to keep an eye out and remember that they each play an important role in keeping New York City safe.The agency re-launched on Monday its “If you see something, say something” public safety campaign with a few extra features.RELATED: Fulton Center is first subway...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 4:15am

Advocates introduce new campaign calling for more speed safety cameras by NYC schools

One new campaign aims to provide the solution needed to make sure every child is safe on New York City streets.Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets — a group made up of New Yorkers who have lost loved ones or have been injured in traffic crashes — introduced Thursday morning...

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:35pm

UMass puton lockdown after gun sighting on campus

Police were investigating reports of a person with a gun on campus at UMass Amherst while the school went on lockdown for approximately two hours."A handgun was shown but not fired during the incident, which occurred about 5:17 p.m. in Pierpont Hall on Fearing Street in the Southwest Residential...

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 5:12am

Man wanted for triple stabbing that left girlfriend, baby daughter dead

Police are searching for a suspect after a woman and her children were stabbed at a hotel on Staten Island, killing the mother and two baby girls — and leaving another child in critical condition.According to authorities,the stabbing was reported at the Ramada Inn in Willowbrook at535 N. Gannon Ave...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 9:30pm

Boston detective gets probation for helping street gang during FBI investigation

A Boston Police detective has been sentenced for interfering with an FBI investigation involving a violent narcotics trafficking gang, authorities said.Brian Smigielski, 43, of Norton, pleaded guilty in September to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States during the course of a federal...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 2:30am

1874 kidnapping of Charley Ross was the first of its kind

Your parents always told you to never accept candy from strangers — and for good reason.There once was a young boy who did take candy from a stranger. His name was Charley Ross, and he vanished on July 1, 1874, never to be seen again. On that day, Charley and his brother Walter were playing outside...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 2:51am

Mother shot after pair rob daughter outside hotel near JFK

A woman was shot and her daughter pistol-whipped during a robbery outside a hotel near JFK Airport Thursday night, reports said.The attack happened at about 8:40 p.m. at the Hampton Inn on 135th Avenue in South Ozone Park, Queens, Pix 11 reported.A 53-year-old woman from Maryland was inside the...

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 7:24pm

Friendly fire injured NYPD cop, not street brawl suspect

A stray bullet from another officer was what struck an NYPD cop responding to a Bronx street brawl this weekend, not the suspect who he was pursuing, reports said.Police Officer Sherrod Stuart, assigned to plainclothes anti-crime patrol, respond to 2505 3rd Ave. about 2:10 a.m. on Saturday with a...

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 4:55pm

Cop shot in Dorchester, suspect in custody

Boston police blocking streets around Mt Bowdoin Terrace in Dorchester, where an officer was shot around 10:30a pic.twitter.com/5ZYgPMgqwp— Nancy Chen (@NancyChenNews) January 8, 2016A suspect is in custody after a police officer was shot in Dorchester Friday morning.The shooting happened on...

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 10:37am

Seven NY National Guard members arrested over recruiting bonus schemes

Seven New York Army National Guard members were arrested on Wednesday on charges they schemed to fraudulently obtain thousands of dollars in referral bonuses for recruiting dozens of new soldiers.Recruiters Darryl Harrison and Evette Merced provided potential soldiers' personal information to four...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 2:36pm

NYPD touts 'safest year' in modern NYC history

The New York City Police Department kicked off 2016 by releasing last year’s crime numbers— boasting that “at this point, 2015 marks the safest year in the modern history in New York City.”That was the statement on Monday from NYPD’s Commissioner William Bratton, who added: “Since 1993, we have...

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 3:05pm

Woman goes on trial for brutal attack on gay couple

The trial of a Bucks County woman accused of attacking a gay couple in Center City began Thursday with one side painting the defendant as an innocent bystander and the other as an established homophobe, reports said.Kathryn Knott, 25, was coming from a birthday dinner at La Viola West on Sept. 11,...

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 1:54am

Video shows suspect who raped, robbed jogger in East River Park

A woman jogging along the East River on Wednesday was dragged by her hair before being raped and robbed, police said.The 26-year-old victim was running at about 7:30 p.m. in East River Park near Cherry Street in downtown Manhattan when the suspect, who was on a bicycle, approached her and motioned...

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 8:36am

Pregnant woman stabbed to death in Bronx

A 22-year-old pregnant woman was stabbed to death in the Bronx Friday afternoon and another woman has been taken into custody in her killing, police said.The incident happened at a home on Monticello Avenue near East 241st Streetin the Wakefield section of the borough at about 2:30 p.m, police said...

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 4:22am

VIDEO: Men wanted for questioning in shootout before NYPD cop killing

Police released video footage Friday night of three men wanted for questioning in a shootout that happened shortly before a NYPD officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in East Harlem.Just before 9 p.m. that night, officers patrolling the roof of a housing complex on East 102 Streetspotted people...

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 3:19am

Body found in midtown Manhattan storm drain

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a storm drain Tuesday morning in midtown Manhattan, authorities said.The body was discovered about 11:40 a.m. near East 33rd Street and First Avenue, police said.Responding officers found anunconscious49-year-old man inside a storm drain and...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 3:05am

Suspect follows Bushwick woman into apartment, tries to rape her: NYPD

Police are on the hunt for an attempted rapist who they say attacked a woman as she entered her Bushwick apartment earlier this month.The victim, a 36-year-oldwoman, entered her apartment building located withinthe 83rd Precinct, which covers the Brooklyn neighborhood, just after 11 p.m. on Oct. 2...

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 6:07pm

Montco man pulled teeth of autistic boy: DA

A Montgomery County man is accused of forcibly extracting teeth from a 4-year-old autistic boy, prosecutors said.Nicholas Kernechel, 27, faces aggravated assault and related charges in what prosecutors have called a horrific case of child abuse.Kernechel was babysitting the boy, who is the son of...

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 6:25pm

F. Gary Gray: Straight outta the past

When it came to finding a director for "Straight Outta Compton," the biopic of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A, it was kind of a no-brainer to go with F. Gary Gray, who got his start directing Ice Cube's video for "It Was a Good Day" and made his feature debut with "Friday." And with images of a...

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 6:00am