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City Will Install 'Blockers' Along West Side Bike Path In Wake Of Deadly Terrorist Attack

City Will Install 'Blockers' Along West Side Bike Path In Wake Of Deadly Terrorist Attack

Cyclists on the West Side Greenway two days after a driver careened down it, killing eight people and injuring twelve more. (Scott Heins / Gothamist) New Yorkers and tourists took to the Hudson River Greenway on...

NYPD Officer Who Shot Terror Suspect: 'We Were Just Doing Our Job'

NYPD Officer Who Shot Terror Suspect: 'We Were Just Doing Our Job'

The five-year NYPD veteran who shot Sayfullo Saipov addressed the media on Wednesday afternoon, one day after Saipov drove his truck down the bike path by the West Side Highway, killing eight people and injuring 12 others....

Suspect In Deadly Terror Attack Planned To Keep Driving To Brooklyn Bridge To 'Kill As Many Pedestrians As He Could'

Suspect In Deadly Terror Attack Planned To Keep Driving To Brooklyn Bridge To 'Kill As Many Pedestrians As He Could'

Sayfullo Saipov was arrested on October 20, 2016 on a Failure to Appear charge for a Traffic Violation from Platte County court in Missouri. (Courtesy St. Charles County Department of Corrections) Federal terrorism charges were brought...

Police Identify Victims In West Side Bike Path Terror Attack

Police Identify Victims In West Side Bike Path Terror Attack

Nicholas Cleves, 23, was one of two Americans killed in the attack. (via Facebook) The NYPD has released the names of the deceased victims in yesterday's terror attack on the West Side Highway bike path. Among...

De Blasio On West Side Bike Path Terror Attack: 'We Won't Blink, We Won't Change'

De Blasio On West Side Bike Path Terror Attack: 'We Won't Blink, We Won't Change'

Sayfullo Saipov was arrested on October 20, 2016 on a Failure to Appear charge for a Traffic Violation from Platte County court in Missouri. (Courtesy St. Charles County Department of Corrections) At a press conference this...

Argentine, Belgian Tourists Among Dead & Injured In West Side Highway Terror Attackgallery

Argentine, Belgian Tourists Among Dead & Injured In West Side Highway Terror Attack

Officials have identified the man suspected of driving a truck down the West Side Highway bike path in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, killing eight people and injuring at least 11. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is accused of carrying...

De Blasio Declares Deadly West Side Highway Attack 'Act Of Terror'

De Blasio Declares Deadly West Side Highway Attack 'Act Of Terror'

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed that officials are currently investigating today's deadly incident on the West Side Highway as a terrorist attack. "Based on information we...

UPDATES: 8 Killed, Multiple Injured In Suspected Terror Attack On West Side Bike Pathgalleryvideo

UPDATES: 8 Killed, Multiple Injured In Suspected Terror Attack On West Side Bike Path

[UPDATES BELOW] Police are on the scene following reports of a shooting near West and Chambers Streets at around 3 p.m. in Lower Manhattan this afternoon, according to NYPD and FDNY officials. An FDNY spokesperson told...

An Open Letter To Hudson River Park Bike Path Joggers

An Open Letter To Hudson River Park Bike Path Joggers

Running (or biking) near speeding cars sucks. Why would you jog here when there is an alternative? I have to bike here because the law states that I shall. (Todd Vorenkamp) Dear Joggers, Now that the...

Driver Who Killed 22-Year-Old Man On West Side Highway Was An Off-Duty Police Officer

Driver Who Killed 22-Year-Old Man On West Side Highway Was An Off-Duty Police Officer

Jack Delany Koval (via Facebook). The driver who struck and killed 22-year-old Jack Delaney Koval while he crossed the West Side Highway last July was an off-duty police officer, a spokesman for the NYPD confirmed Monday....

Man Killed By Driver On West Side Highway Did Not Jump Barrier, Contrary To Initial Reports

Man Killed By Driver On West Side Highway Did Not Jump Barrier, Contrary To Initial Reports

Koval (via Facebook). A preliminary police report included a false account of the circumstances surrounding the death of 22-year-old Jack Delaney Koval, who was struck and killed by the driver of a 2014 Dodge Charger on...

22-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck On West Side Highway

22-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck On West Side Highway

(Google Maps) A 22-year-old man was fatally struck by a driver on the West Side Highway in Hell's Kitchen early Sunday morning, according to the NYPD. A preliminary investigation suggests that the 22-year-old climbed over a...

West Side Highway Loses Lane Because Of Unstable Retaining Wall

West Side Highway Loses Lane Because Of Unstable Retaining Wall

A lane of the West Side Highway near West 123rd Street is still closed after officials discovered a dangerously unstable retaining wall along the road yesterday afternoon. The wall is cracked in at least one place, and...

Check Out The Abandoned West Side Highway In The 1970s

Check Out The Abandoned West Side Highway In The 1970sgallery

via Preservenet "There must be progress toward better mass transit. There must also be progress toward a freer, environmentally sounder movement of Manhattan's vehicular traffic." This was written in 1975, but might as well have been...

Video: Firefighters Battle Blaze At Luxury Condo On Upper West Side

Video: Firefighters Battle Blaze At Luxury Condo On Upper West Sidevideo

Firefighters are battling a fire that broke out at a luxury condominium near the West Side Highway this afternoon. huge fire on west side highway (I took this video) pic.twitter.com/Q11sw1Bru5— sophie morello (@sophiee_annee_) June 27, 2015 The...

Bob Simon's Livery Cab Driver Works With

Bob Simon's Livery Cab Driver Works With "Messed-Up Arm" That "Doesn't Move At All"

(RLJR News) The livery cab driver who crashed his Lincoln Town Car into a pedestrian median on the West Side Highway, killing CBS News correspondent Bob Simon, reportedly had nine previous license suspensions and two moving...

CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon Killed In West Side Highway Crash

CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon Killed In West Side Highway Crashgallery

Legendary 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car crash on the West Side Highway in Manhattan. He was 73. According to the NYPD, Simon was traveling in a Lincoln Town car livery cab that...

After Crashing, Motorcyclist Killed By Minivan Driver On West Side Highway

After Crashing, Motorcyclist Killed By Minivan Driver On West Side Highway

David Torres Last night, a motorcyclist traveling on the West Side Highway on the Upper West Side was fatally struck by a vehicle. According to the police, the incident occurred around 9 p.m. on the Henry...

Photos: Inside That Old, Abandoned West Side Dinergallery

Photos: Inside That Old, Abandoned West Side Diner

That beloved, abandoned diner on the West Side Highway may have a "horrific stench," but it draws in plenty of passersby despite that. Recently, Hannah Frishberg got inside the structure, which (given the rotting food she...

Wife Of SUV Driver Who Plowed Through Motorcyclists: We Had No Choice

Wife Of SUV Driver Who Plowed Through Motorcyclists: We Had No Choicevideo

It's unclear if SUV driver Alexian Lien will face any charges for plowing through a group of motorcyclists on the Henry Hudson Parkway Sunday. The NYPD says the "investigation is ongoing," and Lien has not spoken...

Look At This Wholesome Scene Of A Mounted Police Officer Stopping A Cyclist

Look At This Wholesome Scene Of A Mounted Police Officer Stopping A Cyclist

Via AB Moss Police seem to struggle with the proper etiquette for pulling over cyclists, an activity in which they are engaging with increasing frequency. Is it correct to grab the cyclist by their handlebar as...

Mom Of 22-Year-Old Killed In Hit-And-Run: "That Person Needs To Know What He Did"

Mom Of 22-Year-Old Killed In Hit-And-Run:

Andrew Quinn A 22-year-old was fatally struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run on the West Side Highway in Manhattan early Saturday morning. The victim has now been identified as Andrew Quinn, a real-estate analyst who...

22-Year-Old Fatally Struck In Hit-And-Run On West Side Highway

22-Year-Old Fatally Struck In Hit-And-Run On West Side Highway

The intersection at 23rd Street and 12th Avenue (Google Maps) A 22-year-old was fatally struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Manhattan early this morning. According to police, the incident happened just before 3 a.m.;...

Video: NYPD And Occupy Clash On West Side Highway During Anniversary Marchvideo

Video: NYPD And Occupy Clash On West Side Highway During Anniversary March

(Christopher Robbins / Gothamist) One of the more ambitious direct actions during Monday's Occupy Wall Street anniversary protests involved an attempt to stop traffic on the West Side Highway. As you may know, it's a big...

Do YOU Find This Naked Lady Sign Offensive?

Do YOU Find This Naked Lady Sign Offensive?

via 1010 WINS A few of photographer Kenneth Willardt's images are currently taking up some space alongside the Yancey Richardson Gallery in Chelsea, and one of them shows a real life naked lady. The 8 x...

Allegedly Anti-Semitic Billboard Torn Down, Left Behind Next To West Side Highway

Allegedly Anti-Semitic Billboard Torn Down, Left Behind Next To West Side Highway

(Courtesy ABC 7) Earlier this week, the Wodka Vodka company slapped up a billboard along the West Side Highway featuring two dogs—one wearing a yarmulke and another in a Santa hat—with the copy "Christmas quality, Hanukkah...

Motocyclist Dies After Being Hit Twice By Drivers On West Side Highway

Motocyclist Dies After Being Hit Twice By Drivers On West Side Highway

The intersection where the accident occurred at 12 Ave & W 46th Street, via Googlemaps A motorcyclist traveling northbound on the West Side Highway was knocked off his vehicle by an SUV and then struck and...

Fleet Week Marine Killed Crossing The Street

Fleet Week Marine Killed Crossing The Street

(WABC) Fleet Week got off to a grisly start early Thursday morning when a 22-year-old marine was fatally struck by a car on the West Side Highway—a mere 200 yards from his ship, the USS Iwo...

Bike Path Bollard 1, Car 0

Bike Path Bollard 1, Car 0

Photo from Transportation Alternatives Transportation Alternatives, the bicycling, pedestrian, and public transit advocacy group, shared this photograph proving that, yes, the bollards installed on the Hudson River Greenway (the bike path along the West Side HIghway)...

Guilty Plea Expected In

Guilty Plea Expected In "Leadra's Law" DWI Case

Last October, Carmen Huertas was driving a car packed with her daughter and her daughter's friends up the West Side Highway when she lost control and flipped the car over Besides many of the children being...

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