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Department of Sanitation’s Collection and Snow Operation

(DSNY) January 6, 2017 — New York City Department of Sanitation to Resume Limited Collection on Saturday The Department of Sanitation will resume limited collection tomorrow evening, starting with Saturday material. Residents should remove any snow and ice from around bags and cans to make the material accessible for Sanitation Workers. There will be delays in collection, […]

Goodbye, Erica Garner

(COMMON DREAMS) Matt Taibbi, January 5, 2017 — On the heels of a California law legalizing recreational marijuana use, which took effect Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is planning to rescind the federal policy that has enabled Americans to grow, sell, and use cannabis in places where it has been legalized, without federal intervention, the Associated Press reported Thursday. […]

Massive fire that killed 12 started by child playing with stove, causing ‘unprecedented’ loss

(ABC NEWS) Julia Jacobo, Morgan Winsor, Dec 29, 2017 — A massive apartment fire that killed at least 12 people — including a 1-year-old girl found with her mother in a bathtub — was sparked by a small child playing with a stove, city officials said. Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on […]

Small Explosive Device Detonated In Midtown Subway Corridor

(MSCC) John Mudd, December 11, 2017 — At 7:20am On December 11, 2017, the 27 year-old suspected perpetrator, Okayed Ullah, set off a small tech explosive device, while walking along the underground corridor linking the IND 8th Avenue trains to the IRT 7th Avenue trains.  Three people Suffered minor injuries, while the suspect suffered more life […]

Five Argentines among 8 dead in New York City terror attack

(WASHINGTON POST) Renae Merle, Devlin Barrett, Wesley Lowery, Rachel Siegel and Samantha Schmidt, November 2, 2017 — Follow Wednesday’s updates here: New York truck attacker who killed 8 was a lone wolf who ‘radicalized domestically,’ governor says NEW YORK — A 29-year-old man driving a rental truck plowed down people on a Manhattan bike path Tuesday in what […]

8 Dead in Terrorist Truck Driver’s Bike Path Rampage, Officials Say

(DNAINFO) October 30, 2017 — Eight people were killed and nearly a dozen injured when a terrorist driving a rental truck struck multiple people in a bike path on West Street Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The unidentified 29-year-old drove the pickup truck rented from Home Depot onto the bike path at West Houston Street about 3:05 p.m. and started heading south, mowing down […]

Woman Fights Off Man Who Tried to Rape Her in Harlem Elevator, Police Say 

(DNAINFO)  Gwynn Hogan | October 26, 2017 — A woman sent a would-be rapist running when she scratched his face as he attacked her in an elevator at an East Harlem apartment building, police said. The 28-year-old victim and a man she didn’t know walked into an apartment building near East 124th Street and Third Avenue at the same time […]

Straphanger Strangles and Breaks Nose of a Woman Who Bumped Into Her: NYPD

(DNAINFO)  Gwynn Hogan | October 23, 2017 — A straphanger punched, strangled, kicked and broke the nose of another woman who bumped into her on the G train platform at rush hour, according to police. The two subway riders knocked into one another in the Metropolitan Avenue station at 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 13, police said. As the 26-year-old […]

VIDEO: 81-Year-Old Actress Beaten by Purse Snatcher in Village, NYPD Says

(DNAINFO)  Maya Rajamani | October 23, 2017 — An attacker followed an 81-year-old actress into her apartment and punched her in the face repeatedly before fleeing with her purse, the NYPD said. The woman, identified as actress Barbara Ann Davidson, was returning to her apartment building near West 13th Street and Seventh Avenue around 6:50 p.m. on Friday […]