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Paterson police officer killed in car crash

Authorities say a Paterson, New Jersey police officer was killed in a car crash Sunday morning.At about 10:50 a.m., police responded to the area of 150 Getty Avenue in Paterson in response to a vehicle collision.The Passaic County Prosecutor says the on-duty police officer operating a marked patrol

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-04-22 18:44:07

Man attacked, pushed onto subway tracks in hate crime assault: police

MANHATTAN, N.Y. - A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it

PIX11.COM - 2018-04-22 02:16:44

Cops: Passenger faces weapons charges after struggle with officers

Sonny Gorham, 34, of Manhattan, was arrested by Nassau police and charged with weapons offenses after a handgun in his jacket fell to the floor as he struggled with officers, authorities said. Photo Credit: NCPD

NEWSDAY - 2018-04-22 16:51:00

CO/LAB Theater Group is Ready To Share THE BEST THING IN THE WORLD

CO/LAB (Creative Opportunities without Limits And Boundaries) Theater Group will premiere its newest original showThe Best Thing in the World: A New Musical, on May 5 at the Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY. Musical theater writing team Matte O'Brien and Matt Vinson collaborated on the score,

BROADWAY WORLD - 2018-04-22 21:12:00

NY man convicted as teen of killing boy, 4, is denied parole

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A man convicted as a teenager of bludgeoning a western New York preschooler to death has been denied parole for the ninth time. The Democrat and Chronicle reports that the decision in Eric M. Smith's case was announced Friday. Smith was 13 when he killed 4-year-old Derrick Rob

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-04-22 12:45:44

Officers 'wrangle' four foot alligator on the loose in New York City public park

Published: 14:55 EDT, 21 April 2018 | Updated: 15:00 EDT, 21 April 2018 Everyone's heard the rumors of alligators roaming free in New York City's sewers, but in the parks? Well, this is no rumor. A four foot alligator was found abandoned in a national park in Queens on Friday, it was stuffed into

DAILY MAIL - 2018-04-21 18:55:17

REPORT: Guy Broke Into Taylor Swift’s NYC Apartment, Showered, Napped

According to multiplereports, a 22-year-old man broke into Taylor Swift’s NYC (Tribeca) apartment, showered, and…napped. Roger Alvarado was eventually arrested on charges of stalking, burglary, criminal mischief and trespassing. He entered after breaking a window. Swift was not home at the time.

WHISKEYRIFF.COM - 2018-04-22 11:25:45

NYC postal worker arrested after police find 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail

A New York City postal worker was arrested Thursday after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail were found in his car, apartment and locker, authorities said.

PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE - 2018-04-21 15:38:31

Farewell to BB King’s in Times Square: Greedy Landlord Forces Out Yet Another Live Venue in NYC

I am really sorry to see that BB King’s in Times Square will close at the end of the month. Isn’t this what the Times Square redevelopment was supposed to be about? Great places to see live music or theater? What will become of this space, which is below ground? Maybe the old Times Square will retur

SHOWBIZ411 - 2018-04-22 02:02:14

Pedestrian dies after being struck by driver with suspended license

Christopher Sadowski A pedestrian hit by a car in Queens earlier this week has died of his injuries, police said. The victim, 44, was crossing South Conduit Avenue near 79th Street in Ozone Park just before 10 p.m. when he was hit by a black Dodge Ram pickup truck. The April 9 crash left the man wit

NEW YORK POST - 2018-04-21 16:15:44

Cake Thief Dies In Struggle With Worker | Brooklyn Week In Review

SUNSET PARK, NY - A knife-wielding man sexually assaulted a teen inside the bathroom of a Sunset Park playground this week, reports said. The 18-year-old woman got off the subway at about 8... Read more DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - A fight over an R train subway seat ended with one straphanger getting stabbe

PATCH - 2018-04-21 17:00:00

Police: Stalker breaks into Taylor Swift's NYC home, takes nap

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florid

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2018-04-21 14:04:00

Their son died of a heroin overdose. Now, they're trying to stop the stigma surrounding drug addiction.

"Things go missing," said Parker, 33. "You have something one day and then it's gone. Living place to place, living with family members. It was just...we were always moving."

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-04-21 21:51:00

Surveillance video shows man accused of killing disabled MTA bus driver in his Brooklyn home

James, who was paralyzed from the waist down, was found dead, sprawled out on the floor of his first floor apartment on Central Ave. at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-04-21 03:48:12

Two men sought in violent attempted robbery in Brooklyn

DITMAS PARK, Brooklyn - Police are searching for the two men wanted in connection to an attempted robbery in Brooklyn earlier this month. On Apr. 8, a man, 44, was walking along East 17 Street and Wellington Court in Ditmas Park when two people approached him from behind punched him in the head, sai

PIX11.COM - 2018-04-21 14:21:13

Baby dies after being found unconscious in Brooklyn apartment

Police said 6-month-old Gianni Gilmorewas rushed to the hospitalafter his father called 911, saying the infant was not waking up from his nap. Gilmore was declared brain dead and put on life support at the hospital, according to police.

PIX11.COM - 2018-04-21 02:58:34

Roberta Flack rushed to hospital from Apollo Theater appearance

HARLEM, Manhattan --Roberta Flack cut short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well.TMZreportsthat the superstar singer walked off the stage on her own Friday evening. She was then taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance.Flack apparently felt dizzy as she was abou

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-04-21 16:31:43

'Smallville's' Allison Mack pleads not guilty to sex trafficking after arrest for alleged involvement in sex cult

From left to right: Ausa Moira Penza, McGovern, Allison Mack and Sean Buckley in a federal court in Brooklyn, NY, on Friday, April 20, 2018. (Jane Rosenberg) "Smallville" actress Allison Mack pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit forced labor charges as part of an alleged

FOXNEWS - 2018-04-21 14:31:39

Funeral held for baby found in Astoria, Queens, garbage can

NYPD officers, emergency responders, Nassau County Police and locals filled the Most Precious Blood Church in Astoria Saturday to cherish and support the very short life of Dutch James Hope.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-04-21 16:55:19

Woman's Armless, Legless Body Found in NYC Park: Police

UPDATE: Another Body Part Turns Up in Brooklyn ParkAuthorities are investigating the grisly discovery of a woman's armless and legless body in a Brooklyn park Monday evening.A woman walking her dog in Canarsie Park made the gruesome discovery about 6 p.m., according to the NYPD. The body was about 1

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