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Colin Kroll, co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, found dead in Manhattan apartment

NEW YORK — Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of the HQ Trivia game, has died, the company tweeted Sunday. He was 35. “We learned today of the passing of our friend and founder, Colin Kroll, and it’s with deep sadness that we say goodbye. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and loved ones du

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-16 17:41:55

Baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel; 2 women in custody released

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police say two women have been released from custody after a baby boy was found dead inside a Midtown hotel. Police responded to a 911 call at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue and West 33rd Street around 1 a.m. Saturday. Hotel staff told police they saw two women wan

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-16 14:22:52

Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star Pete Davidson after Instagram post

NEW YORK -- New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. And they visited the "Saturday Night Live" star to make sure he was OK.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-16 13:30:37

Video shows man leaving cat sealed in a bucket outside animal shelter in Chinatown

CHINATOWN, Manhattan — A horrible incident of animal abuse was caught on camera in Manhattan. Police are asking the public's help identifying a man seen on shocking surveillance video dumping a malnourished cat in a sealed bucket in Chinatown.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-17 12:31:55

They Grabbed Her Baby and Arrested Her at a Welfare Office. Now She’s Speaking Out.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]. Jazmine Headley took her baby boy to a public benefits office in Brooklyn on a recent Friday to find out why the city had abruptly stopped paying for him to go to day care while she worked cleaning offices.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-16 23:28:38

GRAPHIC: Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of beagle mixes are on the mend after authorities say someone threw them out of a moving vehicle on a snowy New York highway. The dogs were rescued by a passing trucker, but one was so badly mangled that a front leg had to be amputated.

WRIC TV - 2018-12-16 16:04:00

BREAKING: Mets Reportedly Sign All-Star Catcher Wilson Ramos to Two-Year Deal

The New York Mets and new GM Brodie Van Wagenen have collaboratively been showing serious aggressiveness in free agency this year. With the rumors circulating around pitcher Noah Syndergaard, some may argue the team is being too aggressive, but Van Wagenen is somehow trying to revive a franchise tha

12UP.COM - 2018-12-16 22:11:53

2 arrested in death of teen fatally struck by ambulette in the Bronx

The BRONX — Police arrested two men in the death of a 17-year-old who was pushed in front of an ambulette in the Bronx. Obeb Adames and Mario Almonte were arrested Sunday for their alleged involvement in Angel Reyes-Godoy’s death.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-16 16:39:49

Tour-bus drivers’ beef ends in stabbing: cops

A fight between two Manhattan tour-bus drivers ended in bloodshed Sunday when one of them stabbed the other for refusing to back up so he could make a turn, police and sources said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-12-16 23:32:52

Wilmington baby who died in New York was with his stepsister and her fiancée, reports say

A 4-month-old Wilmington boy who died Saturday after he was found unconscious and unresponsive in the lobby of a New York City hotel was being looked after by his stepsister and her fiancée, also from Delaware, according to multiple reports.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 15:11:00

Police Officers Who Manhandled Jazmine Headley and Her 1-Year-Old Baby Will Not Be Punished

If you’re a New York police officer, apparently manhandling women and violently ripping a 1-year-old baby from his mother’s arms isn’t a punishable offense. As according to Politico, an NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau review into Jazmine Headley’s violent arrest last week in Brooklyn found no wrongdoin

THE ROOT - 2018-12-16 17:39:00

Cops release photo teen snapped of creep she says groped her on Queens subway

A quick-thinking teen snapped a photo of a creep she says groped her on a packed Queens subway — and now cops are hoping someone will recognize the sicko from her picture. The 15-year-old girl was on a Manhattan-bound 7 train when the bespectacled brute swiped a hand between her legs near the 61st S

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-16 18:09:00

Pete Davidson of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Is Accounted For After Alarming Instagram Post

Pete Davidson, the “Saturday Night Live” star and ex-fiancé of the singer Ariana Grande, appeared to have deleted his Instagram account on Saturday shortly after posting a troubling message that began: “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore.”

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-15 20:58:41

4-Month-Old Boy Found Dead In Midtown Hotel; 2 In Custody

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A four-month-old boy was found dead in a midtown Manhattan hotel early Saturday morning, and police are questioning two women who were with the child at the time.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-15 23:48:05

Canelo Alvarez vs Rocky Fielding preview: How the two super middleweights compare ahead of fight in New York

Britain's super middleweight champion Fielding will defend his WBA title in New York on Saturday night. Rocky Fielding has a mammoth task ahead of him in the early hours of Sunday morning when he defends his WBA (regular) super-middleweight title against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez at Madison Square Garde

TALKSPORT - 2018-12-15 22:01:16

Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

A pair of beagle mixes are on the mend after authorities say someone threw them out of a moving vehicle on a snowy New York highway. The dogs were rescued by a passing trucker, but one was so badly mangled that a front leg had to be amputated.

ABC NEWS - 2018-12-15 20:47:00

Investigation into Inaugural Committee Spending Reportedly Closes in on Ivanka Trump

New York federal prosecutors are looking into potential financial wrongdoing by President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and Ivanka Trump’s involvement in price negotiations for space rental in the Trump International Hotel in D.C.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-15 17:41:41

Video shows ‘shocking racist assault on Asian-American in New York subway by white woman Anna Lushchinskaya’

Footage of a jarring, racially charged attack on an Asian passenger riding the subway in New York has gone viral. The New York Police Department said Anna Lushchinskaya, 40, has been charged with two counts of felony assault after the incident, which occurred during the morning rush hour on Tuesday

YAHOO! - 2018-12-14 21:22:59

Baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel; 2 women in custody

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Two women are in custody after a baby boy was found dead inside a Midtown hotel. Police responded to a 911 call at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue and West 33rd Street around 1 a.m. Saturday. Hotel staff told police they saw two women wandering around the hotel with

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-15 13:23:19

SNL Actor Pete Davidson Posts Disturbing Message On Instagram, Ex-Girlfriend Ariana Grande Visits 30 Rock To Help Comic

New York police on Saturday made a "wellness check" on "Saturday Night Live" actor Pete Davidson after a social media posting Saturday appeared to suggest he was suicidal. NYPD officers met with Davidson, according to CNN. Lieutenant Paul Ng did not confirm where or when the wellness check was done.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES - 2018-12-16 03:43:04