FDNY battalion chief, Michael Fahy, was killed after a home containing a drug lab exploded in the Bronx Tuesday. At least 20 others were injured in the fiery explosion.
Chief Fahy, a father of three, was killed after being struck in the head by flying debris.
The 17-year veteran responded to a report of a gas leak at 300 West 234th St. near the corner of Tibbett Avenue in Kingsbridge around 6 a.m. Firefighters quickly realized they had discovered a drug lab, and began evacuating neighbors from the surrounding area when the home suddenly exploded, according to officials. Continue reading
A LGBT themed Tumblr page is claiming responsibility for the bombing that took place in NYC on Saturday. NYPD officials said they are “vetting” the page. One person was killed and dozens were injured in the blast.
The page, which was later removed, claimed to be the “manifesto” of the New York City bomber and threatened more explosions to come. “You probably have all seen the news by now, the explosives detonated in New York City, that was me,” the first post said.
The page, called “I’m the NY Bomber,” claimed to be written by the person who planted bombs in Chelsea Saturday night. A police source told the Daily News the department is investigating the blog. Continue reading
The NYPD released a sketch of a man wanted for questioning in the murder of jogger Katrina Vetrano.
New York Police released the sketch of the unidentified man who they say is not a suspect or person of interest at this time in the slaying of the Queens jogger. However, the NYPD wrote on Twitter that they want to talk to the man.
“We are seeking to speak to the male in this sketch about the murder of #KarinaVetrano. Please call #800577TIPS,” he wrote. Continue reading
Baylee Curran, the woman who accused Chris Brown of pointing a gun at her, is herself wanted in NYC for allegedly snatching another woman’s purse.
The NYPD is seeking to question Curran over the years old case, which claims Curran grabbed an expensive Louis Vuitton purse and removed the wallet while her and two friends vacationed in New York.
During a dispute, she and another woman allegedly grabbed a $1,000 Louis Vuitton purse from the third friend. Continue reading
Stephen Rogata, the daredevil who made a failed attempt to meet Donald Trump in New York on Wednesday, is now facing jail time and stiff fines a day after he used suction cups to climb the 68-story glass Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan.
Rogata, 19, was charged with reckless endangerment and criminal trespass, New York City officials said on Thursday. The ascent is said to have been an attempt to meet the building’s famous namesake.
The campaign headquarters for Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, are inside the tower, along with the penthouse condominium he calls home. Continue reading
Usually pro-Trump rag, The New York Post, chose to post a series of fully uncovered photos of possible future first lady, Melania Trump.
The Post let it all hang out by depicting the Slovenian-born model, then 25, in all her buff glory! The snaps were taken in Manhattan in 1995, by Alé de Basseville, a French photographer.
Decades before she was sporting designer dresses on the stage of the Republican National Convention as Mrs. Trump, Melania Knauss posed nude in a photo spread for a now-defunct French men’s magazine, The Post has learned. Continue reading
The NYPD is reporting one of its officers was shot in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn tonight. The officer is in serious condition, but is expected to survive.
The department says two suspects are in custody and that they are looking for a third.
This is a developing story. Check back for more details.
A suspicious device, which appears to be wired, was spotted on Wall Street in lower Manhattan Thursday.
The NYPD bomb squad is now on scene. The public has been advised to steer clear of the area.
“We’re investigating this package,” the precinct tweeted to PIX11 News. “Don’t panic the worlds best Bomb Squad is on the scene.” Continue reading
Conner Cummings, a daredevil who was performing a stunt, descending New York City’s Four Seasons Hotel, has died after falling from the building.
The New York City Police Department said Cummings, 24, of Rockaway, fell while trying to climb down the 52-story building on Wednesday night.
Relatives were stunned by what happened. “We’re trying to get answers,” Cummings’ aunt Kate Gentile told WABC-TV. Continue reading
The 12 officers of the sleepy, small town police department of Suffolk village, NY, earn a staggering $187,973 a year. That’s more than double the pay of cops working in dangerous large cities.
Even though there hasn’t been a murder, rape or robbery in recent memory, the law enforcement personnel of Lloyd Harbor rake in the lavish, chart-topping wage, while the Chief of police, Charles Flynn, makes an impressive annual salary of $285,693.
Flynn ranks in at the fourth-highest-paid local public employee in New York state, according to the report from the Empire Center. Continue reading