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Subway Conductor Stabbed In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An MTA subway conductor was stabbed Sunday morning in the Bronx. It happened at around 10:40 a.m. at 149th Street and Grand Concourse. The 33-year-old conductor, who was uniformed and on duty, was seated on a platform bench when an 20-year-old man approached him and an argume


Police: 3 hospitalized following car crash on Bronx River Parkway

Police say three people were taken to the hospital after a car crash on Bronx River Parkway and Bruckner Boulevard Sunday. They say the crash knocked over a traffic light, and that two people were taken to Lincoln Hospital. The third person was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital.


Ocasio-Cortez targeted by mystery multimillionaire donor

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surging national profile has inspired a trio of Republican opponents from her home district — along with a multimillionaire mystery donor who could help close the gap in her foes’ long-shot race against her.


Bronx man, 21, accidentally kills himself playing with gun

A Bronx man accidentally killed himself while playing with a gun inside his home early Sunday, police said. The 21-year-old victim was fooling around with the firearm inside his apartment on Mosholu Parkway near Jerome Ave. when he shot himself in the neck about 5:30 a.m., cops said.


Flyers remove Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers first covered up the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and then ultimately removed the statue sometime over the weekend; the organization has also said it will stop using Smith's recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of rac


A double murder charge, nearly 3 years at Rikers, then acquittal: Bronx men suing NYPD accuse detective from embattled 52nd Pct. of shoddy work

Two Bronx men acquitted of murder and suing the NYPD said a detective from a precinct where the quality of police work has come under scrutiny ignored a witness’ description of the shooter and relied on two women who later testified that they were pressured into falsely identifying the men as the ki


Police looking for men who lured victims to be robbed via internet in the Bronx

MT. EDEN, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are on the lookout for three men wanted for tricking people online into getting robbed in person. In two separate incidents last month, two male victims arranged to meet an acquaintance via social media. They both say they were lured to the sixth floor of 1505 Townse


MTA Conductor Stabbed in Broad Daylight; Suspect in Custody, Police Say

A 33-year-old MTA conductor was stabbed following a dispute Sunday morning in the Bronx, police say. The incident occurred around 10:40 a.m. at Grand Concourse and E. 138th Street station, according to the NYPD.


man suspected of throwing urine on two MTA workers in the Bronx

The man is seen holding up a bottle filled with what looks like urine. Officials say on April 12th, the man allegedly punched an MTA conductor on the 6 train, and then doused her with urine inside the Brook Avenue Subway stop.


Everyone’s got a ‘special reason’ not to pay congestion-pricing tolls

Congestion pricing is the law of the land. Come 2021, everyone will pay a fee to drive below 60th Street — that is, unless you get a coveted exemption. A six-person “traffic-mobility-review” board, named by the Metropolitian Transportation ­Authority, will determine who is special, including because


New York Yankees star Aaron Judge sidelines with 'pretty significant strain' - same injury that ended season in 2016

New York Yankees star Aaron Judge was sidelined Saturday with a “pretty significant strain” of his left oblique, team manager Aaron Boone said, and it will be several weeks before the team can even estimate when the slugger will return.


MTA fare hikes go into effect this weekend

NEW YORK (WABC) -- MTA fares have gone up -- again. Subway, bus and railroad hikes went into effect Sunday. Under the hikes approved earlier this year, weekly cards go from $32 to $33, while monthly MetroCard costs will jump up from $121 to $127.


Woman, 21, dies on Manhattan subway tracks

NEW YORK — A 21-year-old woman was dragged to her death by a moving Manhattan subway train. Authorities say Helen McDonald Phalon was at the Union Square station early Saturday when a No. 6 train was pulling in.


Brooklyn Man Accused Of Brutal Ax Murder Of Pregnant Woman

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The man accused of using an ax to kill a pregnant woman in Brooklyn has been charged. Family members say 20-year-old Savannah Rivera was visiting a friend at the Bushwick Houses when she was killed early Saturday morning.


Bronx lawmaker Jose Serrano: Make NY a sanctuary state

Illegal immigrants would get sanctuary across New York state under a plan being pushed by a Bronx lawmaker, who says the timing is right to expand the controversial policy already in effect in the Big Apple.


[UPDATE] Cops arrest suspect after woman found nearly beheaded, another woman seriously injured in gruesome ax attack

Police in New York say they have a suspect in custody after a startling attack left one woman dead and another seriously injured at a Brooklyn apartment last week. As CrimeOnline previously reported, an injured woman told an Uber driver to take her to the hospital. Upon noticing she was heavily blee


Former Bronx teacher ‘regularly’ molested female student, probe finds

A former Bronx high school phys-ed teacher convicted of raping a minor in Westchester County also molested an NYC student by touching and rubbing her behind 80 times in gym class, a probe found.


6-year-old girl killed in upstate NY vehicle accident

JUNIUS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to investigate an accident in upstate New York that killed a 6-year-old girl and injured two other young children. State police say 26-year-old Mary Taylor, of Seneca Falls, was attempting to turn onto a road in Junius when her minivan was struck from b


Embattled Attorney Michael Avenatti Accused Of Stealing $2 Million From NBA Star’s Ex-Girlfriend

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is now accused of embezzling nearly $2 million intended for an NBA star’s ex-girlfriend. The ex of Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside claims Avenatti stole the money two years ago after she settled a $3 million lawsuit with the basketball s


7 Best Free Things to Do in New York City

New York City is the most expensive city in the country. Admission to the viewing deck at the Top of Rock, for example, costs a whopping $36. MoMa will set you back $25. The American Museum of Natural History: $19. But there is a legion of fun and free things to do in the Big Apple too.