New York state COVID-19 cases cut in half in one week to 12,332

New York state COVID-19 cases cut in half in one week to 12,332

The number of new COVID-19 cases in New York has fallen by more than half in a week, the latest state numbers show. There were 12,332 positive test results reported statewide Friday, down from 27,643 a week earlier, according to stats released Saturday by Gov. Kathy Hochul. The statewide positivity rate dropped to 5.73 percent … Read more

Categories US

Eric Adams pays respects to subway-shove victim Michelle Go

Eric Adams pays respects to subway-shove victim Michelle Go

Friends and family turned out Saturday to say good-bye to subway-shove victim Michelle Go, whose horrifying death shocked the city. Mayor Eric Adams was among those attending a wake for Go at the Crestwood Funeral Home on West 43rd Street in Hell’s Kitchen. “A compassionate, caring New Yorker we lost. Really a symbol of who … Read more

Categories US

NYC Mayor Eric Adams shovels snow from Winter Storm Kenan

NYC Mayor Eric Adams shovels snow from Winter Storm Kenan

Mayor Adams was out “bright and early” as promised Saturday, traveling the five boroughs as the snow storm socked the city — and eventually making good on a promise to keep his own Brooklyn sidewalk clear. Adams was spotted clearing snow on the sidewalk and steps outside his Bedford-Stuyvesant home, showing up before 3 p.m. … Read more

Categories US

Satellite images show massive size of Kenan as it hits NY area

Satellite images show massive size of Kenan as it hits NY area

Winter Storm Kenan was captured slamming the New York metro area and New England on Saturday, with its swings and swirls along the entire East Coast in a video released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The satellite imagery shows the “bomb cyclone” pulling moisture north from as far away as the Gulf of … Read more

Categories US

Murdered NYPD cops added to grim roster at doomed precinct

Murdered NYPD cops added to grim roster at doomed precinct

It’s the NYPD’s most tragic stationhouse. Officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora join a long list of fallen cops from Harlem’s 32nd Precinct — which has likely seen more casualties than any other in the department, a historian told The Post. The two young cops were ambushed by crazed ex-con Lashawn McNeil while answering a … Read more

Categories US

Suspect in 2019 DJ murder fatally stabbed in NYC nightclub

Suspect in 2019 DJ murder fatally stabbed in NYC nightclub

A man out on bail for the alleged 2019 murder of a DJ outside a Bronx club was fatally stabbed during a squabble inside a a posh Midtown club early Saturday morning, police said. Miles Gibson, 22, was stabbed by an unidentified assailant at around 4 a.m. Saturday after the two began fighting inside Harbor … Read more

Categories US

Two shot, one person stabbed in string of NYC homicides

Two shot, one person stabbed in string of NYC homicides

Two people were fatally shot and a third knifed to death in three separate homicides in Brooklyn, police said Saturday. The bloodshed began Friday evening in Crown Heights, where police found a man lying outside an 11th-floor elevator at the Ebbets Field Apartments at 5:34 p.m. The unidentified victim, 44, suffered a gunshot wound to … Read more

Categories US

New MTA data reveals the number of train deaths

New MTA data reveals the number of train deaths

Nearly 50 people were struck and killed by subway trains or found dead on the tracks during the first eight months of 2021, new MTA records show. Forty-two deaths were blamed on what the agency calls “collisions” with trains, and five others were people who may have fallen on the tracks or come into contact … Read more

Categories US