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Man Charged in Subway Attack Says Woman Threatened Him

The man facing an assault charge in connection to an attack on a homeless woman on a New York City subway train claims she threatened him with a knife. The court-appointed attorney for Marc Gomez made the claims at the 36-year-old's arraignment early Sunday in Bronx Criminal Court, the New York Post


Brooklyn man fights city over shocking $500K water bill

It’s the $500,000 drip. And it has a Brooklyn homeowner desperately fighting City Hall. East Flatbush resident Joseph Sparrow was assessed a jaw-dropping $552,483 in total water charges and penalties by the NYC Department of Environmental Protection over a four-year period, according to documents re


Brooklyn dad shot dead after leaving baby shower

A 26-year-old dad who had been celebrating with friends and family at a baby shower in Brooklyn was shot dead when he went outside, cops said Saturday. Courtney Tingle was leaving the celebration at a building on Washington Avenue near Dean Street, which houses the Abundant Life Church and the Hope


Mueller did not find Trump campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities" during the 2016 campaign, he wrote in his final report. Attorney General William Barr summarized the repo


Construction Starts for Urban View Development Group’s 1206 Putnam Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Urban View Development Group is responsible for multiple, ongoing developments in central Bushwick, Brooklyn. The firm’s most recent project, a 5-story residential building, will replace an existing low-rise structure at 1206 Putnam Avenue and will comprise approximately 32,000 square feet.


2 $1 Million Powerball Tickets Sold in New York

Two second-prize winning tickets worth a $1 million each were sold in New York for Saturday night's Powerball drawing. No one hit the $625 million jackpot, though, so it rises to a massive $750 million for the Wednesday, March 27 drawing.


Police: Robber Tied Up 62-Year-Old Manager, Robbed Restaurant

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A search is on for a man police say robbed a restaurant and left a 62-year-old manager tied up early on Friday before making off with cash. Police say they got a call around 1 a.m. that an unidentified man had entered the side door of The Knickerbocker Grill on University Ave


Suspect Arrested in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash After Parking Lot Fight

A man intentionally drove into another man in a parking lot, killing him, after the pair fought outside a Long Island pub, police said Sunday. Shatik Canady, 41, of West Babylon, was arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of 28-year-old Kawon Williams, Suffolk County police said.


Mafia-imposed death penalty a likely sentence for Staten Island suspect in murder of Gambino boss Frank Cali

It’s Mob Justice 101, and there are no appeals: The unsanctioned killing of a Mafia boss carries the death penalty. The long-standing organized crime maxim is bad news for the life expectancy of Anthony Comello, the suspect jailed in the Staten Island shooting death of Gambino family head Frank (Fra


Anti-incinerator legislation awaits Cuomo signature after unanimous passage this week

The New York State Senate voted unanimously to pass a state Assembly bill that bans construction of new waste incinerators in the Finger Lakes region. The bill, which won unanimous Assembly approval last week, now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has 10 days to sign the bill into law.


5 New Foreclosed Houses In The Brooklyn Area

BROOKLYN, NY — Do you feel like affordable houses are hard to find in your community? Why not look at foreclosures in the area? You might just find the perfect fit for you!. Each week, we compile a list of five new foreclosures on the market near you — many of them surprisingly affordable for their


Police: Argument Between Garbage Trucks Ends In Mayhem, Driver Destroys 14 Cars

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than a dozen parked cars were damaged after police say two garbage truck drivers got into a violent melee in the Bronx. Piece of debris from vehicles littered a Morris Park neighborhood Saturday after one garbage truck slammed into the row of cars.


New York City Muslims Begin Community Safety Patrol

NEW YORK - On March 14, New York City Muslims were putting their families to bed when details emerged of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, about 15,000 kilometers away. A white supremacist had targeted Friday prayer. Fifty were dead, including refugees, women and children;


Bronx Delivery Man Robbed, Beaten In Gang-Style Assault As Disturbing NYC Trend Continues

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Surveillance cameras in the Bronx caught a brutal assault and robbery of a delivery man by a violent group of attackers. Police say the 36-year-old victim was making a delivery for Uber Eats when four men ambushed him and pushed the worker off his bike.


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers Actions for Early March

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York.


East Orange-Newark Border Shooting Under Investigation

A shots fired incident that rang out on the border of Newark-East Orange border has authorities investigating. According to preliminary reports, a ShotSpotter activation alerted Newark Police of a shooting that occurred in the 40's block of Springdale Avenue at approximately 5:50 a.m.


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Institute Insights: Allowing seniors to ‘age at home’ benefits us all

As the age of the population continues to rise, there is a silent epidemic happening behind closed doors. Many older Americans are struggling to remain in their homes safely and age with dignity and independence. These are often people who have worked, lived and contributed to their communities for


4 Shootings Reported Across NYC in 2 Days, Police Say; 1 Dead, 3 People Injured

A rash of unrelated shootings across New York City over two days has left one man dead and four other people injured, including a 13-year-old boy, police said. The shootings took place between Thursday evening and Friday night in the Bronx and Brooklyn, the NYPD said.


Mueller report released: Findings ‘not enough to establish’ Trump committed obstruction, Barr says

Evidence gathered in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "is not sufficient to establish" that President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice. That's according to Attorney General William Barr in a letter to Congress summarizing the finding of the Mueller probe.