Tag: New York

NYPD Kills Slasher in Manhattan [VIDEO]

New York police shot and killed a knife-wielding man in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning after he reportedly stabbed a woman. The New York Post reports the man stabbed a woman, citing authorities and eyewitnesses. (The Wall Street Journal’s law enforcement reporter confirmed the stabbing.) He reportedly lunged at police before he was shot by…

Clinton Up In The Polls Ahead Of NY Primary

Watch the NY PRIMARY Coverage LIVE Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is holding on to her lead in New York, leading rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by 10 points in a new poll released just days ahead of the state’s critical primary Tuesday. Clinton leads Sanders 53 percent to 43 percent, according to a CBS…

New Yorkers Head To The Polls [VIDEO]

Watch the LIVE ELECTION COVERAGE HERE New Yorkers headed to the polls Tuesday to vote in a state primary that could help shape who will become the Democratic and Republican nominees for president. With three of the five major candidates touting their ties to New York — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was born here, former…

George Clooney Throws $353K/Couple Hillary Fundraiser [VIDEO]

Actor George Clooney hosted two weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Donations for attendees at an event in San Francisco topped out at $353,000 per couple, which Clooney acknowledges is an “obscene amount of money.” The event even drew pro-Bernie Sanders demonstrators. Clooney said he likes many of Bernie…

Sanders Supporters Throw Cash at Hillary’s Motorcade [VIDEO]

Actor George Clooney had a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton this weekend, one that later made him admit that there is “an obscene amount of money” surrounding the machinations of American politics. Clinton, herself, appeared at the event, and protestors had a peculiar way of greeting her upon arrival. Howard Gold is Clooney’s next-door neighbor, and…

Sanders Campaign Claims Record Crowd in NYC [VIDEO]

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign said a record crowd convened on Brooklyn’s Prospect Park ahead of the New York Democratic presidential primary Tuesday. More than 28,300 people attended the event, beating Sanders’s previous record of 28,000 in Portland, Oregon, in August, according the campaign and a production company that assisted with planning. More than 27,000 turned…

Sanders to Release Tax Returns Friday [VIDEO]

During Thursday night’s CNN Democratic presidential primary debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he will release his 2014 tax returns Friday. “They are very boring,” Sanders said after rival Hillary Clinton accused him of not being transparent about his finances. The Vermont senator said his wife, Jane, handles the family’s taxes and had been busy on…

Eliot Spitzer Investigated For Alleged Assault [VIDEO]

Authorities are investi-gating former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer for an alleged assault at a Manhattan hotel. The alleged incident took place at the Plaza Hotel on Saturday, CBS reports. Spitzer has not been charged but investigators are trying to establish the identity of the subject and the nature of the incident. The former governor…

All 17 Miners Rescued From NY Salt Mine [VIDEO]

Emergency groups rescued 17 miners that were stuck in an elevator 900 feet underground in a Lansing, New York, salt mine on Thursday morning. Officials said the workers were not in danger but that they were trapped since late Wednesday at the Cargill Salt Mine. The miners communicated with emergency officials and received blankets and…

1 Dead in Penn Station Shooting [VIDEO]

At least one person is dead and two others injured in a shooting at New York’s Penn Station Monday morning. Initial reports say the shooting may have started inside one of New York’s busiest transit hubs before going out into the street. The incident occurred around 6 a.m.

NYPD Officer Shot in the Head, Dies [VIDEO]

A New York police officer died Tuesday night after he was shot in the head in East Harlem. Officer Randolph Holder, 33, was responding to reports of gunshots with other officers assigned to patrol public housing when they encountered a man riding a bike. The suspect exchanged fire with the officers and struck Randolph in…

Pope Francis At The United Nations [VIDEO]

Pope Francis is expected Friday morning to address the UN General Assembly in New York, where he will call for peace and discuss the global refugee crisis. Afterward, the pontiff will head downtown to lead a multifaith prayer service at the 9/11 Memorial, followed by a processional through Central Park. The pope will then depart…

Pope In NY: Crowds Await Pope’s Arrival At St. Patricks’s Cathedral

After addressing a joint meeting of Congress Thursday morning and having lunch with the homeless, Pope Francis flew to New York, landing just after 5 p.m. He will ride in a motorcade to St. Patrick’s Cathedral to lead evening prayers there. For his first New York event, Pope Francis will be ushered through the towering…

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Premier

CBS announced that LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT will debut Tuesday, Sept. 8 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Colbert was named David Letterman’s successor on April 10, 2014. “The production office is open, the premiere date is set, and we’re incredibly excited to welcome the creative…

NY Escape: Prison Worker Traded Tools for Art [VIDEO]

A second prison worker arrested in relation to the escape of convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat gave the men tools and art supplies in exchange for art, police say. Court documents claim Gene Palmer even let the men go behind their cell’s walls to do electrical work—potentially letting them case the very route…

Prison Worker Had Sex With The Two Escapes [VIDEO]

Joyce Mitchell had sexual relations with both of the murderers she allegedly helped escape from an upstate prison, sources tell the New York Daily News. Mitchell was previously reported to have had sex with David Sweat. Now, police are allegedly looking into whether she performed oral sex on Richard Matt, all while her husband worked…

Search for New York State Prison Escapees Enters Day 2 [VIDEO]

More than 250 officers from numerous law enforcement agencies were monitoring checkpoints and searching mountainous upstate New York terrain Sunday in hopes of catching two convicted murderers who executed an elaborate escape from a maximum security prison the day before. The stunning breakout was the first for the maximum security portion of Clinton Correctional Facility…

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.…

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…

400 feet of third rail sliced through train in Metro-North crash [VIDEO]

Some 400 feet of electrified rail sliced through the first car of a Metro-North train after it hit an SUV stalled on Valhalla, NY, tracks on Tuesday, the National Safety Board said Wednesday. The rail burned the entire interior of the train car and killed 5 passengers. Photo: A Metro-North train struck a car, sparking…

Russian spy ring busted by FBI in New York [VIDEO]

Three Russians have been charged with acting as agents of the SVR, the Russian foreign intelligence agency, in New York City, according to a statement published on the United States Department of Justice website. The three Russian nationals facing espionage charges are Evgeny Buryakov, aka “Zhenya,” who posed as an employee of a Russian bank…