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Man suspected of killing 3 in NYC home arrested in Maine

Jul. 01, 2022 11:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was wanted in a grisly triple homicide in New York City has been arrested in Maine, police said. Travis Blake, 29, was arrested Thursday in Bar Harbor in the deaths of two women and a man whose bodies were found inside a home in Queens on June 24, a New...

Thieves posing as NYC tourists swipe 87-year-old's necklace

Jun. 30, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Thieves posing as New York City tourists drove up to an 87-year-old man and swiped his necklace, swapping it for one made of fake gold, police said Thursday. The snatch-and-switch happened June 16 near Cunningham Park in Queens. The thieves claimed to be travelers...

NYC firefighter killed by tree limb at Biltmore Estate

Jun. 19, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A New York City firefighter was killed when a tree limb fell onto the vehicle he was driving at the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, officials said. The limb fell across a road Friday at the entrance to the estate amid high winds and struck a guest’s...

Third body found after fire destroys 3 dwellings in Queens

Jun. 18, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A third body was found in the basement of a Queens home after a fire swept through the three-story dwellings a day earlier, authorities said Saturday. Authorities said the body of a man in his 20s was found after the bodies of a married couple in their 50s were...

Two killed in fire that rips through Queens neighborhood

Jun. 17, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two people died in a fire that tore through three small residential buildings in Queens on Friday. The New York City fire department reported the deaths occurred as the homes were destroyed by a fire in the South Ozone Park neighborhood. Two other...

Members of Queen, the Police, Rush to honor Taylor Hawkins

Jun. 15, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The twin concerts for Foo Fighters' late drummer Taylor Hawkins will include Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Joan Jett, Mark Ronson, members of Queen, The Police, Rush, Kiss, The Pretenders, Motley Crue, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers,...

Man found guilty in 2019 robbery that led to officer's death

Jun. 13, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday convicted a man of murder in connection to a 2019 store robbery that led to the death of a New York City police officer hit by crossfire from other officers' guns. Jagger Freeman, 28, faces 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced on June 30,...

Rapper Roddy Ricch no longer facing gun charges in NYC

Jun. 13, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have dropped criminal charges against rapper Roddy Ricch following a gun arrest Saturday in New York City that forced him to miss a scheduled concert performance. Ricch, 23, and two other men were taken into police custody after police said a security...

Atty: Diner denies killing eatery worker after sauce tiff

Jun. 03, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City restaurant patron has pleaded not guilty to killing a delivery worker after months of threatening the eatery because of a quarrel over a condiment, and his lawyer said his client is innocent. Glenn Hirsch, 51, was arraigned Thursday on murder, weapon...

2 sought in hockey stick attack, slashing in NY subways

Jun. 02, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for suspects who beat one man with his own hockey stick on a New York City subway platform and slashed another man who argued over an anti-Asian remark in a subway car a few hours earlier. The New York Police Department released surveillance...