Deal Swimmers Ordered Out Of Water After Shark Sighting; Audio ExcerptSwimmers were ordered out of the ocean at a New Jersey beach after officials believe they spotted a shark. Deal police say the 6- to 7-foot shark was sighted about 100 yards off the Deal Casino Thursday morning. Swimmers were allowed back in the surf around 12:45 p.m.
Tugboat Partially Sinks Near Tappan Zee Bridge; Audio ExcerptTwo people were rescued Thursday after a tugboat partially sank near the Tappan Zee Bridge. The Coast Guard said the tug, which was towing a barge, started taking on water around noon, WCBS 880 reported. It’s still not clear what caused the boat to sink.
NFL Suspends Sheldon Richardson For Jets Season Opener; Audio ExcerptFor the second year in a row, Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson will be suspended to start the season. The NFL announced Thursday it has suspended Richardson for one game for violating its personal conduct policy. Richardson pleaded guilty in January to resisting arrest after police clocked him driving at speeds as high as 143 mph in Missouri last July.
Two Slashed, Two Struck By Car During Bronx Rap Video Shoot; Audio ExcerptTwo people were slashed and two other people were struck by a car during a chaotic rap video shoot in the Bronx early Thursday, police said. The two knife victims were wounded on Morris Ave. near Third Ave. in Mott Haven around 5:25 a.m., police said. Two people were hit by a car at the same location, police said. All four victims were rushed to a Lincoln Medical Center with non-life-threatening wounds.
New Arrests Made In Connection With NYPD Officer's Shooting Death; Audio ExceptSeveral gang members are now under arrest reportedly in connection with a shootout that led to the death of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder. The 33-year-old officer was shot in the line of duty on October 20, 2015.
Philly Fire Department Christens New Fire Truck; Audio ExcerptIt’s been decades since the Philadelphia Fire Department held a ceremony christening a new fire truck. The forgotten tradition was resurrected Thursday. Bagpipes and drums welcomed the red, white and gold fire truck to the Engine 25 Firehouse in Kensington.