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Police question mom, teen babysitter after five children injured in Bronx apartment fire

Cops are questioning a mom and a teenage babysitter after five children were injured in a Bronx apartment fire Wednesday afternoon, police sources said. Police were trying to determine if the kids— two boys, ages 11 and 7, and three girls, ages 6, 5 and 4 — were unattended when the blaze broke out i


‘Porch Pirates’ back to stealing packages in the Bronx

RIVERDALE, The Bronx— It may not be the holiday season, but package stealing porch pirates are at it again on the northern end of the city. Video from Tuesday shows a woman boldly and casually strolling onto a porch and grabbing a food delivery box — like she had done it many times before.


Judge allows Michael Cohen to stay out of prison for another two months to undergo 'post-surgical physical therapy'

The fixer got himself a deal. Michael Cohen can remain a free man for a bit longer than initially planned so he can recover from shoulder surgery and testify before Congress, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled Wednesday.


Amal Clooney among the gang at Meghan Markle's baby shower

The not-so-secret baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex has apparently occurred, with Amal Clooney and Gayle King among an intimate group of friends gathered at a swanky hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side.


5 Kids Hospitalized After Hi-Rise Fire In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Five children were hospitalized after a fire in a Bronx hi-rise Wednesday afternoon. Officials say flames broke out shortly before 1:30 p.m. at the Butler Houses on Webster Avenue near East 170th Street in the Claremont section.


WATCH: How One Bronx Man is Revolutionizing How Bodegas Get Their Inventory

A Bronx born and raised man, Julian Rodríguez, is bringing bodegas and restaurants into the digital age and helping change the game in how they do business. One of the biggest challenges for bodega and restaurant owners is having to navigate and through food warehouses and distribution centers (most


Bronx boy celebrating birthday rescued from elevator

A young boy was rescued by emergency crews after getting stuck in an elevator in Castle Hill Wednesday. It happened around 7:30 p.m., leading to a large response at 2045 Story Ave.


DJ LeMahieu is up for Yankees’ ambitious plan for him

DJ LeMahieu’s stat page speaks for itself, but he also brings an unselfishness that likely will serve him well when the Yankees move him around the infield in his first season in The Bronx.


Suspect In Murder Of Bronx Woman And Her Son Dead After Being Hit By Metro-North Train

A man who suspected of fatally bludgeoning his 51-year-old girlfriend and her 14-year-old son is dead from an apparent suicide. The bodies of Marisol Ortiz and her son, Alanche Delorbe, were found on Sunday afternoon by Ortiz's daughter in Ortiz's apartment in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Neigh


After woman’s body found on North Jersey street, cops seek info on minivan from video

Authorities are searching for a minivan believed to be involved in the death of a 34-year-old woman who was found lying on a North Bergen street this week. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said Darlene Westbrook was found unresponsive on 43rd Street near Tonnelle Avenue at approximately 8:15 p


Why Amazon’s Queens fiasco is reminiscent of an old Bronx flub

It’s déjà vu all over again. A decade ago, The Bronx was poised for the retail redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory by Related. There were many neighborhood critics, including unions, at the time.


School bus driver OD's on heroin while behind wheel and crashes; kids unhurt

A Newark school bus driver shuttling a dozen special needs students overdosed on heroin and crashed into a tree Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Responding medics used Narcan to revive the driver, 57-year-old Lisa Byrd, after she hit a tree at 14th Ave. and Jones St., Newark Public Safety Dire


Store employee slashed in face during altercation in Midtown

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Authorities say a store employee was slashed in the face Wednesday during an attempted robbery in Midtown Manhattan. The incident happened shortly before 4 p.m. at V & S Gallery at Broadway and 37th Street.


Man killed at Grand Central Terminal when clothing or bag gets stuck in subway train

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man was killed in an accident at Grand Central Terminal Tuesday night that occurred on a platform packed with commuters. Police say the man's clothing or his bag got caught on a number 7 subway train as it was pulling into the 42nd Street station just before 7:30 p.m.


Disturbing video shows Bronx shooting that left man paralyzed

Disturbing footage released by police on Tuesday shows the moment a gunman calmly squeezes off a single round into a parked car in the Bronx — paralyzing the man sitting inside, authorities said.


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."



On Monday, February 18, 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the North Bergen Police Department received a 911 call reporting a body lying in the roadway on 43rd Street in the area of Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen. Upon arrival, responding North Bergen police officers observed an unresponsive woman,


Cops hunting for men who robbed hotels, then went shoe shopping

Cops are hunting two men who pulled off a string of push-in robberies at Manhattan hotels — then went shoe-shopping at Saks, authorities said. The suspects have robbed guests at three hotels since November, according to police. Each time, the pair forced their way into victims’ rooms and demanded ca


SEE IT: Gunman fires into SUV in the Bronx, striking driver in the back

A hooded gunman fired a gun into an SUV in the Bronx, wounding a 27-year-old man, startling video released by police Tuesday shows. The gunman, his face covered with a grey hood, walked up to the vehicle, idling at a hydrant near E. 199th St. and the Grand Concourse in Jerome Park, about 10:30 p.m.


Woman Shot In Car In Wakefield Section Of The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police in the Bronx are investigating the shooting of a woman inside a vehicle on Monticello Avenue in the Wakefield section shortly after 6 p.m. Monday night.