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Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Report: Handcuffed woman found dead in NYC apartment with bag over her head

NYPD found Ketsia Zephir, 34, dead on the bedroom floor of her Flatbush apartment Sunday Google Maps NEW YORK - Police found a 34-year-old woman dead in Brooklyn Sunday after her father dialed 911, according to reports by AM New York. Ketsia Zephyr was found at around 3:45pm in her Flatbush apart

CBS NEWS - 2018-03-19 17:10:16

Man accused of beating grandma to death granted call to mother from jail

A mother's love trumps all - even attempted murder, apparently. Would-be matricide victim Alisha Green was granted an odd request Monday, when Manhattan Judge Ericka Edwards modified an order in place that barred her allegedly homicidal son, Gary Bias, from speaking with her. Green had specifically

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 02:28:49

'I felt as if I were naked': Muslim women who 'were forced to remove their hijabs for mugshots' file a civil rights lawsuit against New York City

Jamilla Clark, 39, and Arwa Aziz, 45, claim they were forced by New York City Police to remove their hijabs after they were arrested last yearA civil rights lawsuit filed on Friday asks for unspecified dames and a change to the city policy that requires head coverings be removed for mugshots The wom

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-20 04:05:03

Genius steals money & lotto tickets in Flushing deli burglary - then tries to cash winning ticket there

A local man who tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket he allegedly stole from a Flushing deli the previous day has been apprehended, prosecutors said. Anthony Rodriguez, 31, was arrested on March 12 by the 111th Precinct. He faces charges of burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief in the t

QNS.COM - 2018-03-19 20:20:11

'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

Her announcement sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions. "We want our government to work again. On health care, ending massive incarceration, fixing our broken subway," Nixon said in a video

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-19 20:48:00

Firefighter Who Evacuated Hundreds On 9/11 Dies Of Cancer

MANHATTAN, NY - A firefighter who rescued hundreds of people during the 9/11 terrorist attacks died on Friday from cancer believed to be linked to toxins from the attack, fire officials said. Thomas Phelan, 45, died Friday. Phelan was a working as a ferry captain in September 2001 when the Twin Towe

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:55:50

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:28:33

Livery Cab Driver Shot 7 Times By Passenger In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A livery cab driver was shot multiple times by a passenger early Saturday morning in the Bronx. Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho picked up a street-hail fare around 12:45 a.m. at Fish Ave and Boston Road. When they reached their destination on Morrison Avenue, a male passenger robbed


Want To Buy A Multi Family Home in Crown Heights Brooklyn

Ready to buy your first multifam real estate investment property in Crown Heights Brooklyn and don't know where to start. Currently there are 13 Multi family 2 - 4 family investment properties for sale in Crown Heights Brooklyn posted on the Brooklyn MLS prices ranges from $699,000 to $2,550,000


UPDATE: Juveniles Arrested After Armed Robbery Spree in Maplewood, South Orange, Newark, Irvington

A robbery spree conducted by two juveniles who were armed with a gun that included towns in Essex County came to an end Friday afternoon in Irvington Township with officers placing the suspects under arrest. According to a preliminary statement released by Maplewood Police, their officers notified s


First survey in the United States of the work of Marc Camille Chaimowicz opens at the Jewish Museum

NEW YORK, NY.-The Jewish Museum presents Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine, the London-based artists first solo museum exhibition in the United States. This large-scale survey presents Chaimowiczs work in painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, installation, furniture, lighting, ceramics, t

ARTDAILY.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

WATCH: He told cops 'I'm a f--king judge' after failed sobriety test. And he beat DWI rap.

Wilfredo Benitez was passed out in the driver's seat of his silver BMW hatchback at 2:13 a.m. with his hazard lights flashing along the shoulder of Route 80, records show. Two New Jersey state troopers who found his vehicle on the stretch of highway in Teaneck quickly began to suspect he was drunk.


Missing Paramus Woman Found Safe: Police

PARAMUS, NJ - A borough woman who went missing this week has been safely location, police reported Saturday. Authorities said Paige Lattimore, 27, was last seen Wednesday at about 8 a.m. at her home in the southeast section of Paramus. Police issued an alert because there was "concern for her person


Feds say 5 NYC doctors took bribes from drug maker to prescribe opioid

Five Manhattan doctors were paid more than $800,000 by a pharmaceutical company to prescribe a spray version of the highly potent and addictive opioid fentanyl to more and more patients whether they needed it or not, according to an indictment handed up Friday in federal court. The money was earmark


Police search for duo who allegedly robbed Bronx pharmacy

MELROSE, the Bronx - Authorities are searching for the two people connected to a robbery at a Bronx pharmacy this month. It was reported to police that between Mar. 10 and 12, two individuals forced open a metal gate and glass door to the Oz Pharmacy at E. 149 Street in Melrose, officials said. When


Local Girls Dance In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade: Video, Photos

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - Irish eyes are smiling as three local girls march in the 256th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday. Naomi Cichanowicz, 13, from Peconic, in a green dress, Katie O'Connor, 12, from East Moriches, wearing white and purple, and Chloe Phillips, 12, from Southampton, in the


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man gets 30 years for road rage killing of ex-NFL player

GRETNA, La. (AP) - The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, had faced up to 40 years in prison. Defense lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnigh


Cops seize nearly $500,000 in marijuana during a major Flushing drug bust

Six individuals face drug possession and other charges after cops conducted a massive bust at a Flushing residence this week which led to the seizure of nearly 200 pounds of marijuana and ketamine. On March 13 at around 2:20 p.m., officers from the 109th Precinct Anti-Crime Unit were on plain-clothe