Tag: New York

3 New York City Police Officers Wounded In 2 Shootings

Three New York City police officers were shot and wounded in two separate incidents on Thursday night. Two officers were shot at a Brooklyn subway station and the gunman was killed, police said. Both officers are in stable condition, officials said. Earlier Thursday night, an off-duty officer was shot in the Bronx during an attempted…

Police: Man Pushed To His Death Under Train In Queens, New York

A woman pushed a man to his death under an oncoming train at a subway station in Sunnyside, Queens, law enforcement authorities said. The man, whom the police have not yet identified, was pushed with little time to avoid the hurtling train, or for others to come to his aid, said Paul J. Browne, the…

60-Foot Whale Stranded On NY Beach

A 60-foot finback whale beached itself today in Queens, New York, blocks from homes devastated during Hurricane Sandy. The whale, severely underweight even at about 60 tons, was alive, but its breathing was slowing, and it was not long for this world, rescuers told The New York Times. “Unfortunately, this animal is so emaciated, there’s…