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Police: Woman Throws Coffee In Face Of Would-Be Rapist In Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was arrested Friday after he allegedly followed a 51-year-old woman home and then tried to sexually assault her in Manhattan. It happened in broad daylight around 9:50 a.m. Thursday near Seaman Avenue and Academy Street in the Inwood neighborhood.


It's The Weekend Service Changes On The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, B, C, E, F, J, M, N, L, Q, and R Trains... Thanks!

It's the weekend again and just like your loser ex, the subway is ready to disappoint you as usual. Thanks!. That's right Jimmy, I'm talking about you. Here are your weekend subway changes, courtesy of the MTA. Trains that won't play you as much are the D, the G, and the S.


Riverhead Blotter: Bronx man arrested for endangering the welfare of a child in Riverhead

Jermell White, 33, of the Bronx was arrested Sunday afternoon on multiple charges in relation to a domestic incident in Riverhead involving a former girlfriend, according to Riverhead Town police.


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.


‘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


Permits Filed for 260 Grand Concourse in Port Morris, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a 12-story apartment building at 260 Grand Concourse in Port Morris, Bronx. Located between East 138th Street and Major Deegan Expressway, the lot is steps away from the 138th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 and 5 trains. Jacob Schwimmer of JCS Realty Group is li


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


New York governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report that Facebook Inc may be accessing far more personal information from smartphone users, including health and other sensitive data, than had previously been known.


Search for man who groped teen twice on Bronx bus

BRONX (WABC) -- Police released video of the man they say groped a teenager girl on a Bronx bus twice. It happened Wednesday morning, while the 15-year-old victim was riding the Bx2 bus with her 13-year-old sister.


Bronx artist celebrates Black History Month with exhibit

THE BRONX - A Bronx artist is celebrating Black History Month with an art exhibit featuring more than 200 of his pieces. Kevin McDowell's show "Black and In Power" is on display at his gallery on Sedgwick Avenue. The show is a compilation of pieces that McDowell has worked on over the years.


Desus and Mero: how the Bronx duo talked their way to the top of TV

Last year, when Amazon broke the news that Long Island City in Queens would host its new headquarters, New Yorkers cried foul over the head-spinning tax breaks and the irreparable harm its corporate presence would do to the area’s cultural identity. Not quite so bothered were Saturday Night Live’s W


Man shot in back, seeks help inside Bronx bodega

MT. HOPE, the Bronx— Authorities are investigating the shooting of a 54-year-old man in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man was found with a gunshot wound to the back in front of Golden Deli Food bodega at 267 E. Tremont Ave. just after 2 a.m.


Historic Bronx church saved from financial troubles, keeps doors open

THE BRONX - A historic church in the Bronx battled financial trouble for years and was on the verge of closing forever, until some divine intervention saved the day. The First Union Baptist Church has served the community for more than a century.


The rusty old bridge that kills your NJ Transit commute is very close to being replaced

Eliminating the Portal Bridge, that rusty bane of commuters when it gets stuck after it opens, is a significant step closer to being replaced. Really. All that remains to make it happen is a check. A big federal check.


Police looking for man who robbed Bronx laundromat

MORRISANIA, Bronx — Police are on the hunt for a man they say robbed a Bronx laundromat in the early morning hours on Valentine's Day. According to authorities, the suspect entered the laundromat at 1309 Boston Rd. at 4:50 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14. Once inside the unidentified man approached a 36-y


Manhattan Luxury Condo Owners Vote to Strip Trump's Name

Big, brassy letters spelling "Trump" will be ripped off another New York City apartment tower, the last of six luxury condominiums that once displayed the president's name. Owners got an email Friday from the board of a high-rise on Manhattan's west side confirming that "Trump Place" will disappear


Manhattan pharmacist pleads guilty of stealing from Medicaid, AG's office says

A Manhattan pharmacist who stole millions of dollars from New York State’s Medicaid program pleaded guilty to grand larceny Friday. Hin Wong, 50, faces a two- to six-year prison term in a case that involved filing $3.5 million in bogus payment claims to the state Medicaid program.


5 children hurt in Bronx fire were left home alone by 15-year-old babysitter

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- Five children left home alone were injured when a fire broke out in their Bronx apartment Wednesday. The fire started in the kitchen of the seventh-floor apartment in the Butler Houses on Webster Avenue around 1:20 p.m., with witnesses reporting that the children w


Lyndhurst Fugitive Sought, Fort Lee Woman Caught In DEA Takedown Of Cocaine Ring

Federal agents were searching for a Lyndhurst man who they said was part of a ring that conspired to ship nearly a dozen pounds of cocaine for sale in New Jersey and New York. Daniel Estrella, 28, of Lyndhurst, remained at large following the arrests of Victoria Irizarry, 30, of Fort Lee, and Cohen


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.