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Brooklyn cop shocked when fellow officer tases his groin

The butter-fingered NYPD officer was carrying two Tasers, a pair of body cameras and two batteries through the 72nd Precinct station house in Sunset Park around 11:15 p.m. Sunday when he lost his hold on one of the shock weapons, sources said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-09-19 17:38:56

5-year-old struck by car in Brooklyn

BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) --A 5-year-old child is in the hospital after being struck by a car in Brooklyn Wednesday.It happened around 2:30 p.m. on 13th Avenue in Borough Park.It does not appear the injuries are life threatening, and the child was rushed to Maimonides Hospital.The driver stayed

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-09-19 19:43:23

Photo of man who allegedly groped girl in Brooklyn

The suspect is described as a black man, 25 to 30 years-old, 5'4" to 5'6", medium build, dark eyes, wearing a hat that says "Security" in yellow lettering, and black cargo pants and a black t-shirt.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-09-19 10:25:49

Inside Casey Neistat's Battery Park City Apt; Braven Opened a Bar in Bushwick; NYC Food Bingo Card

6sqft ⇒Find One of Those Elusive Electric Citi Bikes With This Interactive MapArchitectural Digest ⇒Casey Neistat and Candice Pool Found Suburban Zen in a Concrete Jungle | Architectural DigestBedford + Bowery ⇒New York City’s ‘Gut Biome’ and More Art Opening This WeekBklyner ⇒Jennifer Egan Discusse

VIEWING.NYC - 2018-09-19 21:30:00

Man who torched Brooklyn garage thought cars 'were being used for sex'

Avon Stephens, 23, confessed to torching one of the biggest parking garages in the greater New York City area, authorities said in a federal criminal complaintStephens is said to be the man who was caught on surveillance footage leaving the Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn before the fire bro

DAILY MAIL - 2018-09-19 19:12:53

4-Year-Old Boy In Serious Condition After Being Hit By Minivan In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)— A driver struck a young boy who police say darted into a street in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon.Investigators say the four-year-old was struck by a minivan after running onto 13th Avenue in Borough Park around 2 p.m.Medics responded and rushed the child to Maimonides Medical C

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-19 20:05:01

Shots fired toward crowd in front of Brooklyn lounge: police

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn — A man fired shots toward a crowd in Brooklyn early Sunday, police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-09-19 13:17:20

'Flood Rat': Video Of Rat Hiding From NYC Subway Flooding Goes Viral

Follow CBSPHILLYNEW YORK (CBS) –A determined subway rat in New York was caught on camera trying to avoid getting washed away.A Reddit user posted video Tuesday as heavy rain flooded a subway station.The rat can be seen taking shelter behind a support beam, as fast-moving water rushes on both sides.I

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-19 07:06:17

HS football star who became deadly gangster will spend rest of his life in prison

Hamlet, a 41-year-old Belleville man also known as "C-Blaze," was one of more than five dozen gang members snared in an investigation that saw federal prosecutors turn Hamlet's friends against him with the threat of lengthy prison terms.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 17:05:00

#JusticeForGio: Search Continues For Hit-Run SUV As Garfield Special Needs Man Dies

UPDATE:A 42-year-old man with special needs who was struck by a hit-and-run driver outside a Garfield group home died before dawn Wednesday as the search for the SUV that struck him continued.Doctors had planned to take Giovanni Rivera off life support later on Wednesday, family members said, but he

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

NYPD Cop Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine, Accepting Bribe

What to KnowAn NYPD officer was sentenced to 6 years in state prison for transporting cocaine in exchange for money, prosecutors said WednesdayJohnny Diaz was sentenced to six years in prison helping to transport a kilogram of cocaine in exchange for $4,000, according to prosecutorsPleaded guilty to

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-19 16:35:26

N-WHY-C: New Video Series Answering Many NYC Questions You Never Thought to Ask

Play VideoNew York City real estate websiteStreetEasyrecently created an interesting web series of short videos titledN-WHY-Cthat answers many questions about the City that you never thought to ask. In this episode from the series, watch as they explain where exactly all the rats came from.New York

VIEWING.NYC - 2018-09-19 18:00:00

Young girl groped in Brooklyn, alleged attacker flees to subway: police

The alleged groper is described to be 25 to 30 years old, 5-feet 4-inches to 5-feet 6-inches tall, with a medium build and dark eyes. He was last seen wearing a hat that says “Security” in yellow lettering, black cargo pants and a black t-shirt.

PIX11.COM - 2018-09-19 14:31:05

THE RIDE In Masquerade Opens in New York City

Approaching its 25,000 performance, the spectacular, immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season.The Fifth Annual THE RIDE In Masquerade will play from Monday, October 1 through Wednesday, October 31.Written and directed by cre

BROADWAY WORLD - 2018-09-19 09:46:00

NYPD: Thieves Steal $100,000 Worth Of Precious Stones In Manhattan Jewelry Heist

Two men, one armed with a silver handgun, walked into Lucky Diamond Corp on Bowery Street in Chinatown around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The 56-year-old clerk told police the men jumped over the counter and took stones and jewelry from the display case.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-19 12:00:37

Officer, wife accused of using dead mom's ID to steal $300K

Edward Ian St. Hill, 52, and Maria Ramos, 45, of Marine Park, Brooklyn, were arraigned Tuesday on a 101-count indictment.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-09-19 00:21:07

Armed robbers steal $100,000 worth of jewelry from Chinatown store: police

CHINATOWN, N.Y. — Over $100,000 was stolen from a jewelry store in Chinatown Tuesday, police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-09-19 13:46:46

Can New York’s bold plan to close its jail on Rikers Island build a more just city?

In 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo convened a state commission to examine the possibility of closing Rikers. The commission agreed that it was possible, but it would require repurposing some old facilities, and building a collection of smaller new jails. In mid-August of this year, New York Cit

FAST COMPANY - 2018-09-19 06:00:47

Video Shows Robber, NYC Deli Clerk Grappling Over Gun

Bodega Owner Fights Off RobberA Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.The NYPD says a man placed a food order on Monday before going behind the counter, displaying the gun and demanding cash.When the clerk hesitated, the man struck him on t

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-18 23:33:00

Video: Ariana Grande gets caught in the NYC rain downpour with her pals | Daily Mail Online

Ariana Grande gets wet while caught in the rain down-pouring in New York City with her friends. Ariana wore an oversized grey sweatshirt. She hasn't been seen in public since hearing about the passing of her ex...

DAILY MAIL - 2018-09-19 00:00:00