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Gunfire at New York subway station kills 1, injures 5. Police say teen dispute sparked shooting

Feb. 13, 2024 13:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An argument between two groups of teenagers riding the New York City subway exploded into deadly violence Monday when shooting started after the train's doors opened at a station, killing a man and wounding five others. The gunfire broke out on an elevated train...

On live TV, Guardian Angels rough up a man in Times Square then misidentify him as a 'migrant'

Feb. 07, 2024 20:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of the Guardian Angels roughed up a man during a live interview on Fox News Tuesday night, then misidentified him as a “migrant” in a primetime segment meant to highlight disorder and crime caused by new arrivals to New York City. The bizarre altercation...

NYPD officers will have to record race of people they question under new police transparency law

Jan. 30, 2024 18:39 PM EST

New York City police officers will be required to record the apparent race, gender and ages of most people they stop for questioning under a law passed Tuesday by the City Council, which overrode a veto by Mayor Eric Adams. The issue was thrust into the national spotlight in recent...

Ponce Financial: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 30, 2024 17:14 PM EST

BRONX, N.Y. (AP) — BRONX, N.Y. (AP) — Ponce Financial Group, Inc. (PDLB) on Tuesday reported net income of $518,000 in its fourth quarter. The Bronx, New York-based company said it had profit of 2 cents per share. The holding company of Ponce Bank posted revenue of...

14 workers, including some renovating a Yale building, hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning

Jan. 17, 2024 18:31 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Blood tests of a construction worker who collapsed Wednesday outside a building owned by Yale University led emergency crews to uncover potentially lethal levels of carbon monoxide inside. Another 13 people were hospitalized, but the discovery may have prevented a much...

Sign bearing Trump's name removed from Bronx golf course as new management takes over

Jan. 12, 2024 10:57 AM EST

New York (AP) — On the final day of a civil fraud trial that could strip Donald Trump of his ability to do business in the state he called home for most of his life, New York City officials were taking their own steps to sever ties with the former president by erasing his name from a Bronx golf...

Today in History: January 9, Mississippi secedes from the Union

Jan. 09, 2024 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2024. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 1861, Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union, the same day the Star of the West, a...

Bronx deli fire sends flames shooting into night sky, one person is treated for smoke inhalation

Dec. 13, 2023 08:39 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A fire that started in a deli in New York City early Wednesday spread to several other stores and sent flames shooting into the sky. The fire started in a deli in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx at about 3:30 a.m., New York Fire Department Assistant Chief...

No victims found in huge debris pile after corner of Bronx apartment building collapses

Dec. 11, 2023 23:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters said they didn't find anybody trapped in an enormous mound of rubble Monday after a corner of a seven-story Bronx apartment building collapsed, leaving apartments exposed like a stack of shelves and a convenience store partly buried under bricks and wood. ...

Fire blamed on e-bike battery kills 1, injures 6 in Bronx apartment building

Dec. 04, 2023 11:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One person was killed and six others were injured when a fire blamed on an electric bicycle battery tore through a New York City apartment, officials said Monday. The fire started at around 7 p.m. Sunday in a 10th-floor apartment in a public housing complex in the...