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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


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.


"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


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.


‘Bedlam’ in West New York

In what was described by a journalist as “bedlam,” the latest controversy in West New York is over a $500,000 security surveillance system. Mayor Felix Roque wants surveillance cameras installed following the murder of a 19-year-old man last December. But Roque’s opponents in the May municipal elect


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.


City Invests $75M More In East River Esplanade Fixes

MANHATTAN, NY — New York City is dedicating an addition $75 million to complete and repair sections of the East River Esplanade in Harlem, the Upper East Side and Midtown, parks officials announced Thursday.


Myriam Hernandez visits Union City

Union City welcomed Myriam Hernandez, an internationally-acclaimed singer and songwriter, on Feb. 18. Union City recently received a visit from another of several world-renowned artists who have passed through the community.


Police: Woman killed in North Bergen hit-and-run

North Bergen police are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Police say Darlene Westbrook was struck by a minivan around 8:15 p.m. Monday. Westbrook apparently held onto the roof of the minivan for a quarter-mile before the driver shook her off when making a turn at Tonnelle Av


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.


VIDEO: Alleged drunk driver speeds down New Jersey sidewalk

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Recently released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey. The incident happened the night of February 9 in Jersey City.


Hackensack PD: Detective Nabs Mailbox Thief With Dozen And Half Uncashed Stolen Checks

A thief who’d already cashed several checks fished from postal boxes was carrying 19 more when a Hackensack detective caught him, authorities said. Ricky Javier, 30, was charged with various counts of theft, forgery, conspiracy and trafficking in personal identity after Detective Ryan Weber identifi


Another UWS Building Drops 'Trump Place' Name, Reports Say

UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — An Upper West Side condo building voted to join its neighbors in removing President Donald Trump's name from its facade, according to reports. Fifty-five percent of condo owners at 120 Riverside Boulevard voted in favor of a proposal to remove the branding in a vote that was pa


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


Commuter Alert: Lane Closures In Jersey City To Cause Big Delays Near Holland Tunnel

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Commuters traveling through Jersey City can expect delays over the next few weeks due to construction near the Holland Tunnel. Utility crews started working near the busy roadway into New York at midnight on Friday.


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.


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.


‘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


Woman escapes attempted rape by throwing coffee in face of attacker in Inwood

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Meghan Markle Donates NYC Baby Shower Flowers to Cancer Patients, Nonprofit

It was a joyous occasion that brought out celebrities like Amal Clooney, Gayle King, Serena Williams and countless other, but it turns out the baby shower that was fit for royalty made a difference.