Cops shot and wounded a machete-wielding man who confronted them in Crown Heights Saturday night, NYPD said.
Rene Loney, 49, was arrested and charged with menacing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon after he was shot around 8 p.m. near his East 46th Street home in Flatbush. NYPD said two officers saw Loney walk out of an apartment building armed with a machete in each hand.... » more
A Queens teenager was killed Thursday when a model helicopter struck him in the head in Bath Beach, police said.
Cops and paramedics responded to the 911 call around 3:40 p.m. and found 19-year-old Roman Pirozek of Woodhaven unconscious in parkland near Shore Parkway and Bay 44th Street.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Pirozek was a remote-control model airplane enthusiast... » more
A 21-year-old driver gave two Staten Islanders an early morning wake-up call Wednesday when he plowed his car into their house.
Police said Joseph Jamaleddine was driving while buzzed when he crashed into an Arden Heights home around 5 a.m.
The homeowners were uninjured.
Jamaleddine tried to run away after the crash, leaving a passenger in the car, but he was caught shortly after,... » more
MTA shut off power at a Brooklyn subway station Thursday so workers could rescue two kittens that found themselves on the tracks, briefly suspending service on part of the B and Q line.
The MTA said service between DeKalb Avenue and Kings Highway was disrupted when a train supervisor requested for the power to tracks be cut at the Church Avenue stop in Flatbush around 11 a.m. so the kittens... » more
Alec Baldwin's paternal instincts appeared to re-unleash his aggressive side Tuesday.
The 55-year-old "30 Rock" star scuffled with freelance photographer Paul Adao, who was taking shots of him and his wife, Hilaria, in Greenwich Village. Although the police said no punches were thrown, photos showed Baldwin shouting at the photographer, grabbing him from behind and putting his face into the... » more