Tag: NYC

Trump Tweets: New York City Attacker ‘Should Get Death Penalty!’

President Trump on Thursday morning said Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday’s New York truck attack, won’t be sent to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay but should get the death penalty. “Would love to send the NYC terrorist to Guantanamo but statistically that process takes much longer than going through the Federal system. There…

Trump Blames Chuck Schumer For NYC Terror Attack

President Trump on Wednesday blamed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for suspected NYC terrorist Sayfullo Saipov’s entry into the United States. “The terrorist came into our country through what is called the ‘Diversity Visa Lottery Program,’ a Chuck Schumer beauty. I want merit based,” the president wrote on Twitter. Saipov is an Uzbekistan national who…

New York Attacker Reportedly Bragged About Deadly Rampage In Hospital

The perpetrator of Tuesday’s deadly truck attack in New York City was inspired by Islamic State propaganda, law enforcement officials said. Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, is accused of driving a rental truck into pedestrians on a bike path in lower Manhattan, and a senior official briefed on the investigation said he left an Arabic-language note…

Suspect in NYC Imam’s Murder Arrested [VIDEO]

Police have arrested and identified a man suspected of murdering an imam and his friend after they left a New York mosque on Saturday afternoon. Oscar Morel, 35, has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. Officials said Morel shot both 55-year-old Imam Alauddin Akonjee…

Gunman Attacks NYC Federal Building [VIDEO]

On Friday evening, Kevin Downing, a 68-year-old veteran from Ft. Lee, New Jersey, opened fire at a New York federal building in SoHo. The suspect is believed to have injured a security officer before committing suicide. The officer, who was not a federal agent, was declared dead at Bellvue Hospital. Several offices, including a Veterans…

Amtrak Resumes NYC to Philly Service [VIDEO]

Amtrak service between Philadelphia and New York City resumed Monday morning, six days after a train derailed and killed eight people and injured 200 others. “Our infrastructure repairs have been made with the utmost care and emphasis on infrastructure integrity, including complete compliance with Federal Railroad Administration directives,” said Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman…

60+ Freddie Gray Protesters Arrested in NYC [VIDEO]

Police arrested 63 protesters in New York City on Wednesday during a march calling for justice for Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died of spinal injuries he sustained while in police custody. About 1,000 people descended on Union Sqaure for a rally before continuing to move through Manhattan, blocking traffic and shutting down streets.…

Russia Plan Highway That Connects London To NYC [VIDEO]

Driving from London to New York City would be possible if Russia succeeds in building a superhighway spanning across the country with links to western Europe and Asia. During a March meeting, head of the Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin unveiled an ambitious plan called the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development, which entails constructing a superhighway and an…

Two Women Planned To Build Bomb Arrested In NYC [VIDEO]

FBI have caught two ladies they have been presumably radicalized by ISIS who were allegedly planning to detonate a bomb someplace in the USA. Since it was all part of an extended undercover FBI procedure, the public was never at risk. And court papers suggest any planning was aspirational than functional.

At Least 12 Injured In New York East Village Explosion [VIDEO]

A preliminary suggests the at an East Village, New York, that injured 12 people was related to plumbing and gas work, officials said Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio said that work failed a Con Edison inspection hours before the explosion and 7-alarm fire. An initial investigation indicates the explosion at an East Village, NY, building…

Hedge Fund Founder Fatally Shot in NYC By Son [VIDEO]

The founder of a multimillion-dollar hedge fund was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head in his upscale Manhattan home on Sunday, police said. Thomas Gilbert Sr., the 70-year-old president of Wainscott Capital Partners, was discovered by his wife in their bedroom at about 3:30 p.m. Police have not ruled out suicide, but…

200 Arrested in NYC Protests [VIDEO]

Protesters across the nation swarmed city streets late Thursday to voice outrage and their demands for police and judicial reform in the wake of Eric Garner’s death and the refusal by a grand jury to indict the officer who put a chokehold on him. From One Police Plaza in New York City to Oakland, Calif.,…

Protests erupt following Eric Garner grand jury decision

Protests erupted in New York and other major cities Wednesday night after a grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Police estimated approximately 30 protesters were arrested in New York. The Justice Department has launched a civil rights probe into the case. Photo: Protesters shut down streets…

NYC doctor who tested positive for Ebola to be released

Craig Spencer, the first person in New York City to test positive for Ebola, is being released from Bellevue Hospital Center on Tuesday, sources tell The New York Times. Spencer was rushed to Bellevue by ambulance on Oct. 23 after reporting a fever of 100.3 to the authorities that morning.

More Than 300K Join People’s Climate March in NYC

More than 300,000 people joined in the People’s Climate March in New York City, as organizers to claim it as the largest march for climate change on record. People from all over the continent and from a diverse array of backgrounds gathered at the Museum of Natural History for the start of the march, with…

Don’t Panic, Yet! ‘Unlikely’ NYC Patient Has Ebola

Calm down, everyone. The NYC hospital patient being tested for Ebola is “unlikely” to have the virus, the Health Department says. The man recently traveled to a country in West Africa where Ebola is currently prevalent, and returned to the U.S. with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. He’s been placed in “strict” isolation while…