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April 23, 2017 8:30 PM Ivan Nova shuts down former team as Yankees lose rubber game to Pirates Â

Ivan Nova dominated his former team, limiting the Yankees to a single run across seven strong innings. The 30-year-old righty cruised at PNC Park, holding the Yankees to just one earned run on four hits in seven innings, as the Pirates took the rubber game of the three-game series. Nova's sinker-curveball combination, which was inconsistent in the Bronx 15

April 23, 2017 6:19 PM Cops try to rescue whale stranded near Bronx shore

A 10-foot whale got stranded near Orchard Beach in the Bronx around noon Sunday, officials said. Visitors to Orchard Beach got a free whale-watching session on Sunday when a 10-foot whale got stranded near the shoreline around noon, officials said. NYPD Special Ops was working with the Emergency Services Unit, NYPD Harbor Unit and cops from the 45th precinct 16

April 22, 2017 12:00 PM Can New York Get Ferry Skeptics on Board?

Critics say commuters won’t switch; ‘They’re spending money in the wrong places’ In the coming months, New York City is poised to have its most expansive ferry system in more than a century, a costly initiative aimed at using the waterways to ease commutes in a growing city wrestling with crowded subways and traffic-snarling congestion. City officials

April 21, 2017 1:14 AM Park Department releases 400 live herring into the Bronx River in repopulation effort

During the release a city Parks Department worker tried to help a duck with a bottle cap stuck to its beak, but the duck flew away before the cap could be removed. The city Parks Department restocked the Bronx River with 400 live herring shipped from Connecticut on Thursday. The small fish were shot out of a large hose connected to a truck directly into the river 14

April 20, 2017 8:38 PM FDNY firefighter dies after he falls five stories off roof while battling Queens blaze

FDNY firefighter dies after five-story fall during Queens blaze A city firefighter died Thursday afternoon after taking a five-story plunge from the roof of a burning Queens apartment building, sources told the Daily News. The unidentified first responder was pronounced dead shortly after he fell from the building on Putnam Ave. near Wyckoff Ave. in Ridgewood 14

April 18, 2017 4:26 AM Bronx gang member dies after shot in buttocks

The victim suffered internal bleeding and died in the hospital early Monday. A 27-year-old man shot in the buttocks died after the bullet traveled into his abdominal cavity, police sources said Monday. Quaysean Haywood, a Bronx gang member on parole for a weapon conviction, was shot once in the right buttock at Hawkstone St. and Walton Ave. in Mount 15

April 13, 2017 12:13 PM 25-year-old passenger dies in car wreck on Bronx parkway

The black Honda Accord struck a wall while the driver was attempting to exit the parkway at East Gun Hill Road in Norwood. A 25-year-old man died early Thursday after the car he was riding in crashed on a Bronx parkway, officials said. The car’s driver, who cops suspect was drunk or high, was critically injured in the 3 a.m. crash on the Bronx River 19

April 12, 2017 5:23 AM Cops hunt for gunman who killed 19-year-old in the Bronx

Police seal off E. 180th St. near the Bronx intersection where a 19-year-old man was shot in the neck Tuesday. He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital but couldn't be saved. A gunman fatally blasted a 19-year-old in the neck on a Bronx street Tuesday afternoon, police said. Cops found the man on the ground on E. 181st St. by Prospect Ave. in Belmont at about 23

April 11, 2017 10:57 PM Man fatally hit by Bronx subway train

MTA suspended all train services on the line between 125th St. and Hunts Point after a man was fatally struck a subway train in the Bronx. A man was struck and killed by a Bronx subway train Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The man was struck by a northbound No. 6 train at the Brook Av. station in Mott haven at about 5:30 p.m., cops said. He died on the scene 19

April 7, 2017 12:13 AM St. Anthony basketball coach Bob Hurley figuring out next stepÂ

St. Anthony basketball coach Bob Hurley is focusing on helping his athletes find a new school. The doors to St. Anthony High School in Jersey City will close for good on June 30, but don't expect Bob Hurley, the long-time basketball coach, to slow down any. On Saturday he is scheduled to work the World Basketball Ambassadors Club Coaches Clinic at St. Raymond's 21