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Missing 14-year-old boy found dead in Newark: police

KEARNY -- Police have announced the search for a missing 14-year-old boy has come to a tragic end. Angel Gonzalez, of Kearny, has been found dead in Newark, police said in a statement on Facebook. The news comes one day after authorities asked for the public's assistance locating the missing teen.

NJ.COM - 2017-10-18 00:07:00

Man rapes sleeping woman in Bushwick

Police are looking for a man who raped a woman in her Bushwick apartment on Oct. 14. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. (NYPD) BUSHWICK, Brooklyn - A man raped a sleeping woman inside her Bushwick apartment Saturday morning, police said. The 24-year-old victim was asleep in her

PIX11.COM - 2017-10-18 00:58:50

3 men, 1 teen injured in drive-by shooting in Flatbush

Three men and one teen boy were shot in front of an apartment complex in Brooklyn on Tuesday night. It happened at 181 Martense St. in Flatbush around 8:30 p.m. It all began when a person was buzzing the door at the building, trying to get in. The building's super let the man in, but that's when a b

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-10-18 02:12:31

Off-duty cop arrested for allegedly flashing two young girls in the Bronx

Officer Adam Fridson, 43, was caught on surveillance video as he approached the girls, age 7 and 12, in the Bronx on Oct. 4.(DCPI) Detectives arrested a 43-year-old off-duty NYPD cop Tuesday they say flashed two young girls on a Bronx street, police said Tuesday. Officer Adam Fridson, 43, was caug

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 16:21:17

3 arrested after separate daytime shootings in Jersey City, cops say

Police responded to two different shootings Monday morning in Jersey City and arrested three men. Shots were reportedly fired shortly after 9 a.m. at Myrtle Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive, and then again just before 11 a.m. on Orient and Ocean avenues, Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill

NJ.COM - 2017-10-17 15:38:34

5 Pointz trial kicks off with graffiti artists arguing NYC developer destroyed ‘cherished art’

5 Pointz, the iconic graffiti-splashed old factory along the 7 train in Long Island City in 2011, before it was destroyed.(DelMundo, Anthony freelance NYDN) Graffiti artists kicked off their court clash Tuesday with a developer who whitewashed their eye-popping works more than four years ago to tur

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 02:11:38

Somerset County men facing long sentences for 2016 Jersey City shooting

JERSEY CITY -- A pair of Somerset County men face long prison sentences following their conviction Friday on charges that they opened fire on a vacant Jersey City Heights building in 2016. Rhudell Cruz-Snelling, 26, of Somerville, and Saquan Peace, 23, were convicted of possession of a firearm for

NJ.COM - 2017-10-17 16:50:12

Authorities work to ID pedestrian killed in Newark

NEWARK -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Newark Monday night, according to officials. The incident occurred near Raymond Boulevard and Jefferson Street around 9 p.m., authorities said. The driver stopped and no charges have been filed, according to Essex County Prosecutor's Offic

NJ.COM - 2017-10-17 22:39:33

NYC Teacher Wins 'Oscars of Teaching' Award, $25,000

While this wasn't for her work on a film, a Bronx science teacher won an award that educators say is on par with an Academy Award. Metropolitan Soundview High teacher Aja Brown was stunned to find out she was one of 45 teachers nationally to receive a Milken Award -- also known as 'the Oscars of Tea

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-10-18 00:37:46

Road Warrior: Early-bird Yankees fans beat more than traffic

Never mind those post-season sourpusses who purposely avoid the heavy traffic, the $45 parking fees and all the other madness that descends on the Bronx nearly every other October as if Babe Ruth had magically re-emerged in right field." "Oh, you can't miss the first pitch... It's a special moment,"

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-10-18 01:09:37

Cop who flashed girls faced 'similar allegation' before: prosecutor

An NYPD cop accused of flashing two little girls in The Bronx had a "similar allegation" previously made against him, a prosecutor said at the officer's arraignment Tuesday. Bronx Housing Officer Adam Fridson, 43, stood silently with a blank look on his face, uncuffed and wearing a black wind breake

NEW YORK POST - 2017-10-17 22:54:01

Teen fatally stabbed was warned about classmate's knife: lawyer

A Bronx teen who was fatally stabbed by a bullied classmate was warned just before the attack that the kid had a knife, the defendant's lawyer said in court Tuesday. A student named "Frankie" told victim Matthew McCree that their classmate, Abel Cedeno, had the weapon mere minutes before the 15-year

NEW YORK POST - 2017-10-17 22:28:13

Robber who threatened to shoot everyone in bank sentenced to prison

FORT LEE - A Manhattan man who threatened to shoot everyone inside a bank during a robbery was sentenced Tuesday to more than 3 years in prison, according to acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick. Isaac Nesbit Isaac Nesbit, 30, admitted he used a threatening note to rob a Bank of New Jersey in

NJ.COM - 2017-10-18 10:46:02

Democrats drag bridge scandal into race to succeed Christie

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - Democrats hoping to win this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie dragged the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal into the campaign on Tuesday, with the mayor whose streets were deliberately gridlocked in 2013 taking aim at the administration. For

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 23:12:03

A final goodbye to the legendary celeb haven Le Cirque

Sirio Maccioni's fabled Le Cirque at 151 E. 58th St. will soon join Ringling Bros. in the circus graveyard. "The Greatest Show on Earth" couldn't survive suddenly losing its elephants, but Le Cirque's party animals have been jumping ship for a long time. The last meal will "more than likely" be serv

NEW YORK POST - 2017-10-18 02:18:19

Mom claims she was booted off American Airlines flight after baby stroller dustup

Briana Williams, 24, claims she was booted from a delayed American Airlines flight after an argument about getting her baby stroller back.(Provided) A mother says she and her 4-month-old baby were booted from an American Airlines flight to New York after she asked for her stroller back during a lon

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 01:04:07

Knicks Starting Five: Greetings from OKC

The New York Knicks have agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick. USA TODAY Sports 1. Thunder storm Moving from New York to Oklahoma City, Carmelo Anthony may have seen a little of the luster of celebrity row fade - a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-10-18 10:37:24

Sick juror causes postponement of deliberations in homicide trial

JERSEY CITY -- A juror's illness has caused postponement of deliberations in the trial of a Bayonne man accused of beating a friend to death while both were high on PCP in 2015. John J. Gutierrez, 31, of Bayonne, is charged with the Oct. 10, 2015 manslaughter of Ely Chalas, 34, of Maine, who was fou

NJ.COM - 2017-10-18 14:42:28

De Blasio Touts Progress on Policing, But Officials Say More Is Needed

As Mayor Bill de Blasio paints a picture of a city that has turned a corner in the area of policing, some elected officials and activists expect his second term would bring more "continuity" of what they think has been insufficient progress on police reform, while others are more upbeat. De Blasio s

OBSERVER - 2017-10-18 12:48:51

Filming in Rockland is on the rise

Rockland County, take one. An increasing number of movies and television shows are filming in Rockland County, state and county officials have confirmed. Film scouts have long shown interest in using Rockland County as a backdrop, but the pace is picking up. "That's absolutely a fact," said Lucy Re

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-18 10:00:08