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Man Shot While Looking Through Peephole In Bronx Apartment Building

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in the Bronx are looking for the man they say shot another man in the eye. It happened Saturday morning on the 11th floor of an apartment building in Castle Hill.


Peephole Shooting Hits Man in Eye: Police

A man was shot in the eye when he looked through the peephole of a Bronx apartment on Saturday morning, police said. The 56-year-old man heard a knock on the door of the apartment on Castle Hill Avenue shortly after 6 a.m., the NYPD said.


Permits Filed for 260 Grand Concourse in Port Morris, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a 12-story apartment building at 260 Grand Concourse in Port Morris, Bronx. Located between East 138th Street and Major Deegan Expressway, the lot is steps away from the 138th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 and 5 trains. Jacob Schwimmer of JCS Realty Group is li


President Trump blasts Mayor de Blasio's handling of NYCHA buildings

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- There is a ton of anger in public housing - anger directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Federal government, and at the bureaucrats who run NYCHA.


Riverhead Blotter: Bronx man arrested for endangering the welfare of a child in Riverhead

Jermell White, 33, of the Bronx was arrested Sunday afternoon on multiple charges in relation to a domestic incident in Riverhead involving a former girlfriend, according to Riverhead Town police.


'He was just going to get some food': Family left stunned over murder of teen who police say may have been shot by mistake

A Brooklyn teen pumped full of bullets in a savage slaying just steps from his home was possibly targeted by a killer gunning for his older brother, police sources said Saturday.


Off-Duty MTA Conductor Punches Woman During Argument on Train: NYPD

An off-duty MTA train conductor allegedly punched a 40-year-old woman after the two got into an argument, police said. Twain Glover, 44, was on an A train in Brooklyn around 2 a.m. Saturday when he got into a dispute with the woman, the NYPD said.


New New York? Lawmaker Proposes Turning NYC, Long Island Into Its Own State

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — For New Yorkers living north of the five boroughs and Long Island, a trip to the city could someday turn into a trip into another state if one lawmaker gets her way.


Fixing ramp to Brooklyn park has taken city 3 years and $3M

The city has been fixing a ramp to Shore Road Park in Brooklyn for almost three years at a cost nearing $3 million. “Skyscrapers in Manhattan have gone up in the time this ramp has been closed,” fumed City Councilman Justin Brannan (D-Bay Ridge). “It’s a total boondoggle. It’s indefensible.”


Search for man who groped teen twice on Bronx bus

BRONX (WABC) -- Police released video of the man they say groped a teenager girl on a Bronx bus twice. It happened Wednesday morning, while the 15-year-old victim was riding the Bx2 bus with her 13-year-old sister.


The 34 best under-the-radar beauty products, according to INSIDER employees

We asked INSIDER employees from around the world to dish on their favorite makeup and skin-care products. Here are the 34 best under-the-radar products we think everyone should know about.


Police: Woman Throws Coffee In Face Of Would-Be Rapist In Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was arrested Friday after he allegedly followed a 51-year-old woman home and then tried to sexually assault her in Manhattan. It happened in broad daylight around 9:50 a.m. Thursday near Seaman Avenue and Academy Street in the Inwood neighborhood.


Where in the world does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live?

She may be America’s most famous freshman congresswoman, but in New York, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a virtual ghost. She has no district office and no local phone number, unlike the state’s three other freshman members.


16-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing In Westchester

A 16-year-old girl has gone missing in the area and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her. Xiomari Diaz was last seen on Hawthorn Avenue in the city of Yonkers at 12:35 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


‘Rikers Island’s most violent inmate’ attacks guard from Albion Correctional

MEDINA — Aniah Ferguson was called “Arch Enemy No. 1” and “Rikers Island’s most violent inmate” in an article in the New York Daily News in April 2017. Ferguson, who made national news when she led a vicious attack on a girl at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn when she was 16, an attack caught on video, was


Ex-police chief gets $600K payout, sex harassment allegations swept away after Dems take over

The biggest winner in Englewood Cliffs’ November election wasn’t even listed on the ballot. Embattled Police Chief Michael Cioffi — who was suspended for 120 days in October after being caught on tape saying he wanted to kill a councilwoman — has, so far, reaped the biggest reward from election nigh


Man Pleads Not Guilty in Slayings of Parents in NJ

A man has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in the stabbing deaths of his father and mother in their New Jersey home. Pawel Boduch, 43, entered the plea at his first court appearance Friday in Hackensack, the North Jersey Record reported.


The top 15 Democratic presidential candidates of 2020, ranked

It’s just February 2019 and we already have 10 declared well-known 2020 Democratic candidates for president. The 2016 runner-up for the nomination just got in. Others are set to decide within days or weeks. The debates start in three months. And we’re already comparing fundraising hauls.


Yankees' Aaron Hicks wants a World Series: 'I’m tired of saying we came close'

The Yankees have had two great seasons in a row winning more than 100 games last year and making it to the American League Championship Series the year before, but that's not good enough for Aaron Hicks.