NY holds annual Halloween parade hours after deadly attack

03 November, 2017, 01:07 | Author: Lora Ball
  • He came to a stop by crashing into a school bus after plowing through others on the bike path. There were several children inside the bus and some are feared to have been injured but none are in a critical condition

Cuomo calls the driver a "depraved coward", and says the attack "did not instill terror" among hardy New Yorkers.

The FBI and NYPD are now treating the incident as an act of terror. Sand trucks will be rolled out along the route before the 7 p.m. kickoff time for the parade.

The parade stepped off Tuesday evening about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from where a truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a busy bike path hours earlier.

The parade route began in Manhattan's West Village, just a few blocks northeast of where the truck hit a school bus as it plowed down the riverside bike path.

More news: Microsoft Surface Pro LTE for Business Arriving December 2017

'We will be vigilant. And we're living our lives, because we're not going to let the terrorists win. More police everywhere- you'll see them in the airports, you'll see them in the tunnels, ' Cuomo said.

It's a lovely thing to see NY stand up to those who threaten our city and show that nothing will stop us from doing us. This is a tragedy of the greatest magnitude'. It speaks well of New Yorkers that we did not cancel the Village Halloween Parade, an event that (in the past, anyway, when it was more outré and less domesticated) constituted a thumb in the eye of the fundamentalism and fear that inspire attacks like yesterday's.

President Trump acknowledged the attack on Twitter, describing the perpetrator as a "sick" individual. Law enforcement is following this closely.

First Lady Melania Trump, who was in Manhattan when the attack occurred, said: 'My heart breaks for NYC today.



Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez handed maiden England call-ups
He has scored four goals and provided 1 assist so far this season, to help his side sit just above the relegation zone. England host World Cup holders Germany on November 10 and Brazil four days later.

Strangers Arrested For Oral Sex On Delta Flight
A Delta spokesman declined a request for comment by The Washington Post. "There are children", another passenger said. After landing, the two were given citations, and the case was handed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation .

AS Roma vs Chelsea, UEFA Champions League 2017
Chelsea surrendered a 2-0 lead to trail 3-2 two weeks ago, only for Eden Hazard to equalise at home to Roma . Last season, there were games where I had nothing to do and other games I had four or five saves.

United States captures key militant in Benghazi attack
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday echoed that they will continue to track down those responsible for the attack. The fires ultimately took the lives of two Americans, one of which was the US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens.

Buffalo Bills acquire Benjamin in trade with Panthers
The trade comes at a time when Buffalo has raised expectations by matching its best start since opening the 1993 season at 7-1. Tight end Charles Clay and running back LeSean McCoy are first and second in both catches and receiving yards for Buffalo .

United States pressure behind delay in vote for 'Greater Jerusalem Bill'
The release said they discussed issues facing Israel and how to bolster the relationship between the country and Wisconsin. Israel officially maintains that the settlements are not illegal, because the land is disputed rather than occupied.

Federal judge blocks part of Trump's transgender military ban
In August , Trump said he planned to reverse a 2016 policy, which allowed trans troops to serve openly in the US military . District Court in the District of Columbia said parts of the president's ban are not supported by the evidence.

MAN PS4's Story, Villains, and Cast Revealed in New Trailer
Sony, which has scored a series of hits this year with exclusive titles such as Horizon Zero Dawn and Crash Bandicoot N. As for villains, we see Wilson Fisk aka The Kingpin get arrested, while Norman Osborn runs for mayor.

76ers guard Markelle Fultz out indefinitely
This is an extension of that timeline, giving Fultz plenty of time to heal outside of the public spotlight. Fultz started the season playing and in the rotation as one of the first players off the bench.

Nationals Hire Cubs Bench Coach Dave Martinez To Replace Dusty Baker
As the rookie manager takes over in Washington, his three-year deal reflects a commitment new to the Nationals . Major League Baseball rules prohibit a team from making any official announcement until after the World Series.