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Rumor: Did Porzingis want out of New York because he didn’t want to play with Durant?

After the trade went down, the spin machines got busy. The Knicks said that Porzingis requested to be moved, and while there was some push back about that from KP’s camp there was no question he had his frustrations with the Knicks and might have looked around as a restricted free agent. Why did he


WHAT TO EXPECT: Rain/icy mix this evening; Turns very windy Sunday afternoon - night

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - The clouds are ahead of a storm system coming out of the Southwest (the same one that brought snow to Vegas!). That system is going to rapidly intensify as quickly moves into the Great Lakes tonight and the weather over central New York turns more active.


Police searching for gunman who fatally shot teen in lobby of Brooklyn apartment

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating a deadly shooting that took the life of a 15-year-old student on Friday night. First responders arrived at the Flatbush Avenue apartment just before 6 p.m. where they found the teen in the entryway of a two-story apartment building. He had been s


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.


15-Year-Old, Brooklyn Man Shot & Killed During Violent Night In Borough

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are now investigating a pair of deadly shootings in Brooklyn that has left two young men dead. One of the victims is just 15-years-old. Chopper 2 was over the scene Friday night. Authorities say officers responded to a call just before 6 p.m. at an apartment building o


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.


‘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


El Chapo to seek new trial after juror says panel ignored judge's orders

Attorneys for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said the convicted drug kingpin will seek a new trial in light of an interview in which one of the jurors who convicted the notorious Mexican cartel leader admitted ignoring the judge's orders not to read media reports about the case.


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.


[VIDEO] Woman fends off sexual assault by throwing hot coffee in the face of would-be attacker: Cops

Authorities in New York say a 51-year-old woman was able to stop a would-be rapist by dousing him with a cup of hot coffee. According to WLNY, the suspect allegedly followed the victim into the latter’s Manhattan apartment building at about 9:50 a.m. on Thursday and pulled her pants down.


No More MetroCards? MTA To Test New Fare System Where Riders Pay Using Smartphone

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Could the MetroCard soon be as outdated as the subway token?. The MTA is starting a pilot program, aimed at phasing out the current payment system and making way for new technology.


"In A Fight For His Life”: Singer R. Kelly's Bond Set for $1 Million for Sex Abuse Charges

R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, appeared in court Saturday after being charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17


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.


Raccoon Subway Invasion | Brooklyn Week In Review

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Here's a roundup of the top headlines from Patch from Brooklyn this week. BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Raccoons are taking over this Canarsie L train station, according to politicians, riders and reports. "Raccoon sighted," state Sen. Roxanne Persaud tweeted, along... Read more.


Car drives on sidewalk around school buses, nearly hits kids

NEW YORK – New York City police are searching for a motorist who drove around a stopped school bus onto a Brooklyn sidewalk, nearly mowing down schoolchildren. A security camera captured the startled children as they scattered outside a Jewish school in the Borough Park neighborhood.


How Robert Kraft became a billionaire

New York (CNN Business)Robert Kraft bought the New England Patriots in 1994 from an owner who wanted to move the team to St. Louis and call them the Stallions. "My objective in buying the Patriots is to help bring a championship to New England," Kraft said when he took over the team. Kraft paid $172


Yankees drop spring opener to Red Sox, 8-5

The Yankees’ first game in four months played out similarly to a typical bout between the Bombers and the Red Sox. New York jumped ahead early, fell behind in the middle innings, then mounted a valiant but unsuccessful comeback. Easy come easy go, I guess.


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.


NJ high school students arrested on grade-hacking charges

JERSEY CITY — Four students are charged with hacking into a school computer system and changing grades. The boys, ages 15 to 17, were arrested at Dickinson High School on Friday and charged with accessing and disclosing data, a Jersey City police spokeswoman said Saturday.


Rangers Resting Trade Candidates in Saturday Game Before Deadline

​​ It's a smart move by the Rangers' organization. There is no need to risk injury of your assets just to disguise your trade intentions. The Rangers have nothing to lose by shipping players to playoff contending teams this year. New York has no hope of making the playoffs, as the squad sits second-