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6-year-old boy hospitalized after falling from apartment window

A six-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after falling from the third-floor window of his Bronx apartment building as his father was installing an air conditioner, police said.

NEW YORK POST

1 Seriously Injured In Upper East Side Fire

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — Two people were injured after a fire broke out at an Upper East Side high-rise Friday afternoon, an FDNY spokesman said. Firefighters were called to 645 Madison Avenue at 12:46 p.m. The electrical fire on the fourth floor of the building was brought under control just after 2 p

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Courts: Mandatory vaccinations don't violate Constitution

ALBANY — Despite Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's concerns, state and federal courts repeatedly have upheld laws requiring children to be vaccinated before they can attend school, saying compulsory vaccinations don’t violate constitutional rights, a review of records shows.

NEWSDAY

Upper East Side Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area on Saturday, lasting from 2:00 am to 2:00 pm. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.

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20-year-old college student says Uber driver left her on side of the road when he found out she was getting an abortion

A 20-year-old college student’s Reddit post about “the worst, most backwards day” of her life is gaining traction online after she recounted how she was dropped on the side of the road by an Uber driver who disagreed with her decision to get an abortion.

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Anti-Congestion Tax Act: Congressmen Fight Back for Commuters

FORT LEE, NJ — Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) announced plans this week to fight back against the proposed New York congestion taxes targeting New Jersey commuters that drive into Manhattan.

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Cardi B goes to court for beating stripper who allegedly had sex with Offset

Cardi B could face one year in jail after rejecting a plea deal. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper appeared in a New York court on Friday, April 19, 2019, and was charged with multiple counts of assault and reckless endangerment, according to NBC New York.

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Details on Remy Ma Being Investigated For Punching Love & Hip Hop’s Brittney Taylor in The Face; Taylor Shows Off Her Black Eye on IG & Explains Why Fight Took Place (Pics-Video)

As my friend Syko Red use to say. Remy Ma is being investigated by police for allegedly punching another woman at a concert in New York … law enforcement sources confirmed to TMZ.

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Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.

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Video apparently shows shootout that injured NYPD officer, killed suspect in Washington Heights

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Video circulating on social media is believed to show the shootout between an NYPD officer and a suspect in Washington Heights. The incident was reported near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Nearly A Dozen People Hospitalized With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Yonkers

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – At least 11 people, including some children, have been hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning in Yonkers. First responders were called to 27 Coyle Place around 8:22 a.m. Friday.

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Seagram’s liquor heiress pleads guilty to crimes related to sex cult case

Two women who were part of an alleged pyramid scheme that involved sex trafficking and racketeering each pleaded guilty to related charges Friday in a New York federal court. Clare Bronfman, an heiress to the Seagram’s liquor fortune, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conceal and harbor people who wer

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Cardi B rejects plea deal in Queens strip club melee

QUEENS — Rapper Cardi B rejected a plea deal over her alleged involvement in a fight at a Queens Strip club. The 26-year-old appeared in front of a judge at Queens Criminal Court Friday and rejected the offer to plead guilty to an A misdemeanor charge, in which she would have received a conditional

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NYPD: Cop shot in confrontation that left suspect dead out of hospital

A wounded NYPD officer from Suffolk County left the hospital Friday to applause, salutes and a pipe-and-drum serenade. Joined by his family, Officer Justin Vartanian, 34, walked out of Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights neighborhood, wearing a Mets shirt and police ja

NEWSDAY

21-Year-Old Woman Dies After Manhattan Subway Strike

A 21-year-old woman is dead after being run over by the 6 train in Manhattan early Saturday morning, police said. Authorities received a call around 3 a.m. Saturday for a young woman struck by a southbound train. She was transported to Bellevue and pronounced dead at the hospital.

NBC NEW YORK

Cops taser naked man apparently high on K2 on Bronx street

A naked man hopped up on K2 was tasered in the middle of the Bronx street after throwing a cell phone at a police officer, according to cops and disturbing video obtained by the Post.

NEW YORK POST

Gio Gonzalez is reportedly expected to opt out of his Yankees contract and could be an option for the Mets

The New York Yankees could be losing a well-known name from their organizational depth chart this weekend. Per Jeff Passan of ESPN, veteran southpaw Gio Gonzalez is expected to exercise the opt-out clause in his contract. Once Gonzalez triggers that clause, the Yankees will have two days to add him

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Police officer struck by hit-and-run driver while responding to slashing at Hookah Lounge: NCPD

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.— A Nassau County Police Officer is recovering this morning after he was struck by a vehicle while responding to a slashing at a club in Farmingdale, police said Saturday.

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NYC correction officer accused of driving drunk, crashing into cars

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- An off-duty correction officer was arrested after police say he drove drunk and crashed into multiple parked cars. The incident was reported just before 1:30 a.m. Friday on Sherman Avenue.

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N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night was admitted to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.

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