New Rochelle, NY

Bus Driver Ditches Unruly New Rochelle Middle School Students

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (September 29, 2022) — A bus driver became “overwhelmed” by a group of unruly middle school students this afternoon and walked off the job, according to Albert Leonard Middle School Principal Camille Thomas-Edwards (also known as Camille Edwards-Thomas). “This was entirely unacceptable and will...
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New Rochelle Fire Chief Appointed Chair of Westchester County Fire Advisory Board

WHITE PLAINS, NY (September 29, 2022) — New Rochelle Fire Commissioner Andrew Sandor has been selected as Chairperson of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board. Members of the County Fire Advisory Board are appointed the County Executive and approved by the Board of Legislators. The Board is made up of leaders of Career and Volunteer fire organizations including the Westchester Career Fire Chiefs, County Fire District Commissioners, County Fire Union representatives for officers and firefighters, the Westchester Volunteer Fire Chiefs, the Westchester Volunteer Firefighters Association, and members of the County’s Department of Emergency Services, headed by Commissioner Richard Wishnie.

Ex-con allegedly pummeled woman in NYC subway after being freed on parole violation

A ex-con vagrant accused of beating a woman in a Queens subway station had been arrested for violating his parole weeks before the caught-on-video attack — only to be cut loose thanks to a state “reform’’ backed by Gov. Hochul, critics charge. Waheed Foster, 41, was still on parole for an assault rap when he was arrested twice for misdemeanors in August, records show. But instead of being held on the parole violation — as his parole officer wanted — a judge freed the career criminal, who also killed his grandma when he was 14. New York state’s new “Less is More” act...

Hurricane Ian will still be felt in NY: How much rain to expect in Hudson Valley, NYC

Hurricane Ian ripped through Florida as a Category 4 storm Wednesday and regained hurricane strength as it hit South Carolina Friday. It has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone but the Hudson Valley could still get soaked with a rainstorm this weekend. The remnants of the hurricane are moving north. Most of the region is in a marginal risk for hazardous weather, according to the National Weather Service. New York City and Long Island have a...

Attempted murder for brutal HB beating that left woman without vision

The man allegedly captured on film brutally beating a woman at a Howard Beach subway station, causing her to lose vision in one eye, has been indicted on attempted murder and assault charges, facing up to 25 years if convicted. “We have had enough,” said Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz...

Aspiring rapper arrested after leaving ‘machine gun’ in Uber: feds

An aspiring rapper – who brags about guns in his music and has a prior weapons conviction – was arrested and ordered held without bail after he left a retrofitted machine gun in an Uber Thursday, prosecutors allege. Isaiah Dukes – whose stage name is “Lil Zay Osama”– took the Uber with friends from a Manhattan hotel to a recording studio in Queens, according to Brooklyn federal prosecutors. The Uber driver, “noticed that [Dukes] was holding a firearm,” and that after he was dropped off left the weapon in the car, prosecutors alleged in court papers seeking to have Dukes held without...

Huge Hawk Dives Into Trash Can, Flies Away With Huge Rat in New York City: VIDEO

When a hawk has a winning day in New York City, and it’s caught on a viral video, then we have to talk about it a bit. See, this hawk takes a dive into a trash can. This is not any ordinary trash can, though. It’s one from the Big Apple. Guess who finds their way in them sometimes? None other than rats. We get a chance to see this hawk come up victorious. How so?

Jailhouse call reveals gang recruiting for Bronx hit

BROOKLYN (PIX11) — A jailhouse phone call played at the “murder for hire” trial in Brooklyn federal court alluded to a Bloods leader, Bushawn “Shelz” Shelton, recruiting gang members for the operation. “I thought it was a job! A 9-5,” one man said during the call.  “I thought he’s talking a real 9 – 5. Instead, […]