High-speed chase over Tappan Zee ends in Yonkers crash
YONKERS – A wanted suspect from Stony Point led police on a high-speed chase Thursday over the Tappan Zee Bridge and ended with a collision in Yonkers, police said.
Ereidis Pena, 24, is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges after trying to evade a police warrant
At about 2 p.m. Thursday, Pena, who was wanted on a Rockland County warrant for first-degree assault, fled from a car stop in Nanuet, South Nyack-Grand View police said. He entered the state Thruway southbound, where he was pursued by South Nyack-Grand View officer.
Bouncer recalls moment before nightclub ‘killer’ opened fire
A bouncer who stared down the barrel of a gun seconds before an enraged clubgoer opened fire on a crowded Flatiron street, killing one and wounding two others, recalled the tense moment for Manhattan jurors Monday.
“I’ll kill you n—a,” accused murderer Dalone Jamison seethed after he was tossed from Motivo Oct. 12, 2015, according to emotional testimony from bouncer Kennedy Bacchus.
“He drew his gun out of his pocket. He was aiming dead at me because I could see straight down the barrel.”
Club shooting suspect acquitted of top murder count, found guilty of manslaughter
A Manhattan jury acquitted a party promoter of a top murder count Thursday for spraying the outside of a Flatiron club with bullets, killing a young mother and wounding two.
The panel, which deliberated for a little over a day, did find Dalone “Smack” Jamison guilty of manslaughter for the tragic death of Walikque Faussett in 2015.
Assistant principal gave staff perks in exchange for sex: suit
A Queen’s assistant principal created a sexual assembly line of teachers at his Queens high school – and rewarded conquests with professional perks, according to a shocking new $10 million lawsuit.
John Binet bedded at least four staffers at Hillcrest HS since being appointed to lead the Jamaica school’s English department in 2014, according to a Manhattan court case filed Monday.
Gang member gets life in prison for gunning down two men during East Harlem dice game
A Bloods gang member will spend a long time behind bars for the murder of a short man.
Abraham Cucuta was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for killing a drug dealing dwarf and another man during a dice game in East Harlem.
Cucuta, 34, was busted in 2016 for gunning down diminutive Joshua Agard, 18, in a turf war nine years earlier.
In the chaos, Cucuta also shot and killed one of his own — 27-year-old Manuel Sabater — at the River Houses complex around 4:30 a.m. on June 7, 2007.
Robbery suspect caught two days after escape from police during arrest for stealing shirt from SoHo Nike store
This fugitive’s freedom was short-lived.
Cops early Sunday caught a man who escaped their custody after they arrested him for allegedly stealing shirts from the SoHo Nike store.
Derek Robinson, 39, was nabbed at a city youth hostel about 1:35 a.m., police said.
Police first cuffed Robinson on Friday evening after they say he and a woman were caught stealing two soccer jerseys worth $190 from the Nike flagship store at
Broadway and Spring St.
Cops threatened to shoot my dog after misidentifying me: suit
A Greenwich Village resident claims cops chased him into his apartment building and threatened to shoot his dog in the mistaken belief that he was a robbery suspect.
Vincent Longo — who was cleared of the robbery rap after five years — says plainclothes cops tried to grab him and then chased him with guns drawn while he was walking home on Bleecker Street with his dog in October 2010, according to his Manhattan federal suit.
Thinking he was being robbed, he fled into his apartment and down a fire escape, then surrendered to other cops, the suit states.