A 45-year-old man wounded by gunfire early Tuesday morning was able to hail a cab to a hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition.
The man, whose identity has not been released, was shot three times shortly before 1:30 a.m. on West 88th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. He was struck twice in the torso and once in the left thigh. He then grabbed a cab to St. Luke's Hospital.
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The search for a missing autistic Queens boy has expanded outside the city to parts of New Jersey and Long Island, the NYPD said yesterday.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, ran away from his classes at Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4 and into the subways, police said.
The MTA made announcements on loudspeakers and digital time clocks throughout the weekend about Oquendo's disappearance.... » more
Bike lanes are becoming the norm in streets around the city, but pedal fans say some motorists haven't received the memo.
Transit advocates say they've noticed an increased in the number of cars parked in bike lanes and are worried that it will become a growing trend. Caroline Samponaro, the senior director of campaigns and organizing for Transportation Alternatives, said it is troubling when... » more
The NYPD announced Thursday the arrests of two men in Queens who allegedly tried to solicit aid for the Taliban and al-Qaida.
Investigators kept tabs on Humayoun Ghoulam Nabi and Ismail Alsarabbi in 2011 and 2012 with the aid of an informant. The men allegedly talked with the informant about plans to aid terrorist groups in Afghanistan who were attacking American soldiers. The suspects were... » more
Lawyers for two motorcyclists on Thursday defended their clients' role in the Sept. 29 motorcycle ride through the West Side Highway that ended in an assault on an SUV driver.
A grand jury indicted Robert Sims, a 35-year-old Prospect-Lefferts Gardens resident arrested on Oct. 4 and hit with five charges including gang assault, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
His lawyer,... » more
The mother of Baby Hope — the child whose decomposed and abused body was found stuffed in a cooler by a Manhattan highway in 1991 — was found, NYPD officials said Tuesday, a break in an infamous case that has stumped investigators for a generation.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly would not name the woman or give details about her but said she is cooperating with the investigation, which began... » more
Cops arrested a Brooklyn mother Monday in the death of her 19-month-old son.
Anna Thomas, 20, of Flatbush, was charged by police with manslaughter in the death of her son, Justin Stephens, Sunday night.
Officers received a 911 call about an emotionally disturbed woman around 7:52 p.m. and when they arrived found the baby unconscious and unresponsive.
He was taken to Community... » more
New Jersey cops arrested the suspect Sunday wanted in the attempted rape of a mother in Fort Tryon Park on Sept. 27.
The NYPD said Monday it is awaiting extradition of the man, who they refused to identify, from Englewood, N.J., where he was picked up based on a tip. The suspect allegedly tried to attack the mother, 33, as she was jogging with her 8-year-old baby, but she fought him off with... » more
Anthony Hennis, whose 16-month-old son Antiq was killed by gunfire last month in Brownsville, is a suspect in an Oct. 3 subway robbery.
The NYPD yesterday said Hennis, 22, and his 20-year-old brother Ammany are suspected of mugging a 19-year-old man on a southbound No. 3 train as it pulled into the Saratoga Avenue station in Brownsville around 1:30 p.m.
The brothers threatened the teen,... » more
The man suspected of going on a stabbing spree with a pair of scissors in Riverside Park on Tuesday on was still being evaluated in the hospital, according to cops, but most of his victims are recovering, authorities said.
Julius Graham, 43, was charged by police late Tuesday night with criminal assault and weapons possession for his alleged spree that injured five parkgoers including a 2-year-old... » more