NYC corner renamed for teenager killed in gang attack

A New York City intersection has been renamed for a Bronx teenager who was killed in a brutal gang attack
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Police: Man looking through peephole in his door shot in eye

New York City police say a man was shot in the eye as he looked through the peephole in his apartment door
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Summer camp at NY state park being upgraded for Bronx youths

Construction has begun at a state park in the Hudson Valley where a youth summer camp will be named for a New York City teenager killed in a suspected gang atta
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Police say mother and teenage son killed in the Bronx

Police are investigating the brutal killings of a 51-year-old woman and her teenage son in the Bronx
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Mom pleads guilty in Bronx fire that killed her 2 toddlers

A mother whose two toddlers died in a fire while home alone has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and says her daughters' deaths are "a feeling I
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Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is urging supporters to keep up the kind of activism that resulted in Amazon rescinding its plan to build a campus in New York Cit
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NY City Council speaker wants apology for homophobic remarks

The New York City Council speaker demands apology from council member who said the legislative body is "controlled by the homosexual community."
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4-year-old girl dies in fall from 4th-floor window in Bronx

Police say a 4-year-old girl has died in a fall from a fourth-floor window in the Bronx
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NY woman resorts to baseball bat after patty not available

A woman who couldn't get a beef patty at a favorite New York eatery used a baseball bat in protest
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Capitol Watch: Focus on criminal justice reform, Amazon deal

In New York state government news, criminal justice reforms pushed for years by Democrats could be passed by the Legislature soon
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NYPD: Officer shoots driver after she's pinned by stolen car

New York City police say an officer has critically wounded a driver who used a stolen car to pin her against another vehicle near Yankee Stadium in the Bronx
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Cuomo: Still time to get pot legalization done by April 1

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he remains confident the Legislature can vote to legalize recreational marijuana as part of the state budget, which is due on Ap
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Man sentenced for robbing Target by cutting through roof

A New York man has been sentenced in Rhode Island for helping another man cut through the roof of a Target department store, steal more than $14,000 from an ATM
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Woman rescued after 3 days in New York City elevator

Police say a woman was rescued after being stuck over the weekend in the elevator of a Manhattan townhouse owned by a billionaire investment banker
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Handyman convicted of using hammer to kill former client

A handyman who allegedly used a hammer to fatally beat a client who had fired him has been convicted of murder and other charges
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Alda gets emotional on acting in SAG life-achievement speech

Alan Alda paid tribute to the craft of acting and its power as was honored for his 60-year career at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
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Patriots among admirable company as sports dynasty

Sports fans love dynasties. Here are a few to compare with the New England Patriots
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Insultin' of Swat: Ottavino explain his swipe at Babe Ruth

On his first full day with the New York Yankees, Adam Ottavino tried to explain his Insultin' of Swat
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Sotomayor returns to the Bronx, tells kids to dream big

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has returned to her old stomping grounds in the Bronx to speak to second-graders
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After 19 years in prison, NY man cleared in mother's killing

A New York man who spent 19 years in prison after being accused as a teenager of stabbing his mother to death has been cleared of the charges
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NY lawmakers pass state Dream Act

Lawmakers in New York state have voted to extend state financial aid to students who were brought into the country illegally as children
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Jamel Brinkley wins 2018 book award named for Ernest Gaines

Jamel Brinkley's debut work, "A Lucky Man," was named the winner of the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence
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Transgender woman sues over 'false personation' arrest

A transgender woman is suing the New York police officers she says charged her with "false personation" after she provided them with both her previous and curre
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NYC Transgender woman sues over 'false personation' arrest

A transgender woman is suing the New York police officers she says charged her with "false personation" after she provided them with both her previous and curre
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