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3 sought in Newark gunpoint gas station robbery

NEWARK-- Police are searching for two men who held up a gas station early Tuesday morning and a third person who drove the getaway vehicle. A member of the public flagged down a police officer around 1:45 a.m. and informed them of the robbery at the Gulf station located at 242 Elizabeth Ave. Two men

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 02:04:11

Man, 20, killed in triple shooting in Newark

NEWARK -- A 20-year-old man was killed Monday night in a shooting that injured two other men on the city's West Side, authorities said. The three were shot at 7:25 p.m. on the 600 block of South 20th Street in Newark, authorities said. Alshadeem Q. Green, 20, of Newark, died about 30 minutes later a

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:06:30

Third person charged in human-trafficking ring involving Brooklyn brothel

Cops say an apartment in this building on Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, served as a brothel.(Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News) A third suspect has been charged in a human trafficking case centered on a Brooklyn brothel, according to authorities. Detectives have also determined that

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:47:10

Paterson police seize almost 8,000 bags of heroin during drug raid

Paterson police arrested three men and seized almost 8,000 bags of heroin following an investigation into the sale of drugs in the area of Park Avenue and East 18th Street and several surrounding areas. The narcotics division arrested Rafael E. Collazo, 43, of Paterson; Edward Infante, 38, of Brookl

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 15:42:01

Driver in fatal Queens bus crash involved in prior accident, failed to stop at red light

The speeding driver who ran a red light and caused a deadly bus crash in Queens had been down this road before. Fifteen months before Raymond Mong, 49, plowed a tour bus into an MTA bus, killing himself and two others, Mong steered a car past a red light in Queens and plowed into a van. Mong, who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:12:17

Bronx DA hits 20 gang members with 41-count indictment related to assaults, robberies

Nearly two dozen Bronx gangbangers have been slapped with a laundry list of violent crimes - including the killing of a teenager over $2, authorities said Tuesday. Twenty members of the "Slattery Avenue Boys" are charged with the assaults of rivals and the robberies of random others, according to

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:37:22

Bronx-born rap star Cardi B accuses NYPD cop of putting her in banned chokehold

The hip hop star Cardi B claimed in a social media post that cops put her in a banned chokehold, but never filed an official complaint about it. Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, 24, said on Twitter Tuesday, "I can't believe this cop put me on a choke hole just now s--- is crazy these

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:17:05

Serial sex attacker rapes, robs woman at gunpoint after climbing into Bronx apartment window

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed and raped a woman at gunpoint after climbing into her window using the fire escape.(DCPI) A gun-toting serial sex attacker climbed through a Bronx woman's window from the fire escape, raped her - and then asked to see her again, sources said. The terri

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:37:34

North Jersey Indie Fest returns with more labels, more diversity

The second annual North Jersey Indie Festival returns to Jersey City's Cathedral Hall on Saturday, Sept. 23, featuring an eclectic mix of two dozen bands from the area. The brainchild of Neil Sabatino of Mint 400 Records and Frank DeMarco of Sniffling Indie Kids, last year's festival utilized Cathe

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 21:49:31

After Equifax scandal, Menendez bill would guard against hacks

HOBOKEN -- While lawyers and prosecutors argued his corruption case in Newark, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez appeared in Hoboken Wednesday to announce a consumer protection bill and criticize Equifax executives for failing to protect credit data and then their company stock while delaying disclosing the

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 22:29:43

Brooklyn federal judge pays homage to the late, crusading DA Ken Thompson in novel ‘Race to Judgment’ 

Brooklyn Federal Judge Frederic Block's "Race to Judgment" puts the crusading, determined lawyer Ken Williams in the middle of a maelstrom.(Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News) A federal judge is going from law to lit in a ripped-from-the-headlines novel about Brooklyn's wrongful convictions and its

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:10:07

Tractor trailer makes wrong turn, gets stuck on boardwalk down shore

VENTNOR, N.J. (AP) - A tractor trailer apparently made a wrong turn and got stuck on a boardwalk at the New Jersey shore. Workers in Ventnor spent Wednesday morning removing benches and railings to help the truck get off of the boardwalk. Police said that the tractor trailer first drove onto the boa

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 19:22:00

N.J. rapper Cardi B says NYPD officer put her in chokehold

Rapper Cardi B, who currently has the No. 2 song in the country with "Bodak Yellow," recently tweeted that a New York police officer put her in a chokehold. Cardi, born Belcalis Almanzar, hails from the Bronx and lives in Edgewater. "I can't believe this cop put me on a choke hole just now sh*t is

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 17:09:08

J.J. Watt raises over $37 million for Harvey relief

J.J. Watt is a three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the Houston Texans. And while his play on the field is impressive, his recent fundraising for the city he loves is truly awe-inspiring. Watt started a fundraising campaign on YouCaring.com to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey o

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 10:08:00

School officials say North Bergen pre-K trailers will get fire safety doors

NORTH BERGEN -- On Oct. 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy knocked down power lines and started an early morning fire that destroyed two of the pre-K classroom trailers installed 11 years earlier at James J. Braddock Park, a Hudson County park in North Bergen. No one was inside at the time, and no children o

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 17:33:30

The architects who built Gilded Age NYC are having a real estate revival

A just-listed 6,000-square-foot residence at 16 Sunset Road in Kings Point, NY, may seem like any tony Gold Coast Long Island property, but there's more here than meets the eye. For $10.5 million, through Douglas Elliman, its new owner will receive a prized vestige of legendary architecture firm McK

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-20 22:55:27

I-Team: North Korea Owes NYC $156,000 for Unpaid Parking Tickets

A man who identified himself as the secretary of North Korea's UN mission told the I-Team there must be an error NBC 4 New York While North Korea's rogue leader, Kim Jong-un, spends untold resources on his nuclear program, there is one thing he is not paying for: His country's parking tickets. An I

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-20 21:05:39

Flash Drive: Lincoln's all-new 2018 Navigator Black Label packs six-figure style, comfort

In parts of this country, $90,000 can by a cut of land with a house on it, so for someone to throw down that kind of dough on something that loses value the moment it's been purchased, it better do more than look good. Fortunately for Lincoln, its all-new Navigator Black Label meets that standard

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:58:51

Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol

77 Submit a Complaint AP Taco bell plans to serve alcohol at 300 new locations as part of its expansion into urban markets, the fast food chain announced Tuesday. The company will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout the country where alcohol will be offered. The new locations, in urban

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-20 17:56:00

Brett Gardner embraces leadership role as Yankees hope to make another World Series run 

Brett Gardner leads the Yankees beyond hitting first in the batting order. The speedy outfielder is the lone position player remaining from the Yankees' last World Series championship in 2009, making him a valued veteran presence in a locker room filled with young stars. Several key members of th

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:00:28