UWS CRASH UPDATE: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo

DNAinfo has identified the 4-year-old victim of this morning’s Upper West Side crash as Ariel Russo. Per DNA: Upper West Side neighbors of the grandmother described her and little Ariel as inseparable, taking frequent walks with one another. “The family went everywhere together. They were always together,” said Shirley Williams, the tenants association president of [...]

UWS CRASH UPDATE: Teenage Driver Fleeing Police Kills 4-Year-Old Girl At Amsterdam & 97th

UPDATE 3:10 pm: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo It’s been about six hours since the tragic incident at Amsterdam & 97th this morning. Various news outlets are still reporting slightly different details, but this much is clear: A 4-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother seriously injured when they were struck by an SUV [...]

Photo Of Smashed SUV From This Morning’s Upper West Side Crash

UPDATE 2:20 pm: Teenage Driver Fleeing Police; 4-Year-Old Confirmed Dead, Grandmother Seriously Injured UPDATE 3:10 pm: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo Details are still coming in about the accident at 97th & Amsterdam this morning that has reportedly killed a little girl and critically injured an adult with her. A reader who preferred to [...]

UPDATE: Woman & Child Hit By SUV On UWS; Child Reportedly Killed & Teen Driver In Police Custody

UPDATE 10:50 am: Photo Of Smashed SUV From This Morning’s Upper West Side Crash UPDATE 2:20 pm: Teenage Driver Fleeing Police, 4-Year-Old Confirmed Dead UPDATE 3:10 pm: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo Additional news is starting to come in regarding the accident at 97th & Amsterdam this morning. Different outlets have different details, but [...]

DEVELOPING: 3-Year-Old Hit By Car On UWS At Amsterdam & 97th

UPDATE 9:34 am: Just saw tweets from @NYCityAlerts and @NYScanner indicating three people were hit by the car (including the child) @NYCityAlerts: West 97 St & Amsterdam Ave. 3 pedestrians struck by a vehicle, 1 child removed in critical condition. NYPD Hwy CIS requested. @NYScanner: West 97 St & Amsterdam Ave 3 Pedestrian Struck 1 [...]

NYPD Internal Affairs Investigating Police Officer Involved In UWS Shooting At Riverside & 91st

When initial reports of an UWS shooting started coming in late in the evening on Thursday, 10/27, the situation was a little scary. NYPD helicopters were flying overhead while dozens of heavily armed police flooded the neighborhood looking for a possibly armed suspect on the loose. Follow-up stories the next day didn’t really provide too [...]

More Details Emerge About Last Week’s UWS Shooting: Cop & Suspect Exchanged Gunfire

UPDATE 11/9: NYPD Internal Affairs Investigating Police Officer Involved In UWS Shooting At Riverside & 91st Additional details are starting to emerge regarding last week’s assault and shooting at Riverside & 91st that involved an off-duty police officer.

More Details On Last Night’s Upper West Side Shooting

UPDATE 11/1: More Details About Last Week’s UWS Shooting: Cop & Suspect Exchanged Gunfire UPDATE 11/9: NYPD Internal Affairs Investigating Police Officer Involved In UWS Shooting At Riverside & 91st Some additional details on last night’s shooting at Riverside & 91st that involved an off-duty police officer:

Air Force Week Kicks off with UWS Flyovers

Air Force Week kicked off yesterday, with Air Force demonstrations, events, and celebrations of its members continuing through Friday.  To help get the festivities going, the Air Force did a six-ship flyover around Manhattan (including the Upper West Side) yesterday morning as opening ceremonies took place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (Hudson [...]