Articles tagged with: local news
New York City’s Times Square gets ready for New Year’s Eve amidst renewed security concerns.
Anti-war activist Syed Fahad Hashmi has been held in 23-hour solitary confinement in New York City for 2.5 years, awaiting trail. Civil rights activist are accusing the Obama Administration of using torture tactics on terror suspects held in U.S. prisons.
Watch the dramatic video when an out-of-control New York City bus barreled down a Brooklyn street in Crown Heights.
New York City police say a 49-year-old gay man leaving a corner deli near his home was beaten by two men in an apparent hate crime. Jack Price remains in a medically induced coma.
Adam Goldstein, popularly knows as DJ AM, was found dead on the seventh floor of an apartment building on Lafayette Street on Friday, August 28th.
Shocking home video taken by a Italian tourist shows the dramatic moments before the crash in the skies over the Hudson River.
The arrest of Levy Izhak Rosenbaum, the Brooklyn resident charged last month with acting as a “matchmaker” for buyers and sellers of human organs, spotlights the issue of live donor organ trafficking in the United States. It also raises a question: How could Rosenbaum ply his trade for as long as a decade, according to statements in the criminal complaint filed against him, without being caught?
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on the recovery mission after the plane / helicopter crash over Hudson River. It was a mid air crash between a sightseeing helicopter and a small plane. A child was among the plane passengers while five Italian tourists were on board the helicopter. Two bodies have been recovered from the water. So far it is unclear which aircraft the bodies came from.
A Liberty Tours Helicopter and a small plane crashed just before noon today over the Hudson River in New York. Apparently the plane reported engine failure soon after the plane took off from the airport. It is not yet known how many people that were on the plane.
89-year old Felix Brinkmann was found beaten and strangled to death inside his apartment. His body was discovered tied to a chair with his hands behind his back. A former NYPD detective and close friend thinks it was a botched robbery.