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Police investigating after boy on scooter killed by MTA bus
Witnesses say the reason why the bus driver did not see the boy in time was because the 7-year-old came zooming down the sidewalk, down a hill and into the street. The sidewalk is tucked behind a building, so it created a blind spot for the bus driver, driving down Webster Avenue.
News Closeup: Man spent 17 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit
NEW YORK — The Navy has dropped anchor in New York in celebration of Fleet Week.On this Memorial Day weekend, we’ll remember our war dead and hear what’s being done to deal with the concerns of our veterans.Then, meet the man whose name was finally cleared after serving 17 years in prison for a murd
Woman shot while leaving Brooklyn nightclub: cops
The 32-year-old was leaving El Gran Mar De Plata on Fulton Street in Cypress Hills just after 6 a.m., when a car with five people inside rolled to the front of the club and one of the occupants opened fire, police sources said.
81-year-old man attacked while entering Brooklyn apartment building
Investigators say the suspect followed the elderly victim into his building, then attacked him with an unknown blunt object, striking him in the head.
2 dogs allegedly trapped inside hot car in Brooklyn, cops arrest South Beach man
Kenneth Schnabel, 54, of Sand Lane in South Beach, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, confinement of animals in extreme temperatures and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the incident, according to an NYPD spokeswoman.
EXCLUSIVE: Inmate writes Brooklyn judge about release of his song - NY Daily News
Inmate John Star (l.) is seen with the cover of his new single "African Girl." He is currently incarcerated in Pennsylvania, having admitted in 2015 to conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud, as well as bail jumping. (FBI)
‘My name is Amy not Tom DeGise’ Daughter of county executive runs for HCDO chair - Seated in a back booth at the VIP Diner a well-known Jersey City political hangout for nearly a half century Amy DeGise didn’t look remotely out of place. The daugh...
Seated in a back booth at the VIP Diner, a well-known Jersey City political hangout for nearly a half century, Amy DeGise didn’t look remotely out of place.
Police: Suspect Assaults Elderly Man Inside Midwood, Brooklyn Apartment Building
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)— The search was on Sunday for an alleged assailant after an elderly man was followed and beaten inside his Brooklyn apartment building.It happened just days ago inside a building on East 10th Street and Foster Avenue in Midwood.Surveillance photos from nearby give a clear look
Party Boat Dispute Leads to Police Chase, Crash in Brooklyn: NYPD
Passengers who had just walked off of a party boat in Brooklyn got into a rowdy argument, ensuing in shots fired, a police chase and a car crash, the NYPD said Saturday.
Karate teacher arrested for sexually abusing female students: police
Hector Bencosme, 57, was arrested Saturday for sexually abusing five of his female students inside a basement of a building along Post Avenue in Inwood, police said.
Suspect emerges in Brooklyn rapper's shooting death - NY Daily News
Police released a mugshot of James Oliver, 39, in hopes the public can help track down the man suspected of the Dec. 2017 slaying of Darnell Pettway.
Homeless around Newark Penn may have nowhere to go after shelter shutters
The City of Newark opened a wintertime shelter for homeless men, women and families through March, offering on-site referral and placement assistance for housing, employment, substance abuse and mental health counseling, as well as showers, laundry and dining facilities, where breakfast and dinner i
NYC's Corrupt Mayor De Blasio To Withhold Money From Museums If They're Not "Diverse" Enough
When De Blasio and his clownish associates’ arentbeating women,smoking weed, and illegally carrying weapons, they’re generating some of the nation’s absolute worst policy.
Body found in river identified as financially struggling cabbie
The 56-year-old, who left his car by the East River, was last seen on May 11. He had been stressed about a $700,000 mortgage on his taxi medallion that he couldn’t pay off.
NYPD cop accused in road rage beating ‘never should have been hired’
An NYPD copaccused of brutally beating a motorist in a fit of road ragewas deemed “unsuitable” three years ago, but a supervisor dismissed the red flags and green-lighted his hiring, records show.
Mom’s boyfriend arrested after boy was found dead
Police found Messiah Allen unconscious inside the Bruckner Boulevard apartment that suspected killer Kenneth Lynch, 36, shared with his girlfriend at Sotomayor Houses in Soundview around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
Lady Gaga channels Sixties chic in mini-skirt and boots at NYC studio
Gaga, real name Stefani Germanotta, was the image of Sixties chic in a white blouse with a tie neck and bell sleeves that she teamed with a black mini-skirt and grey sparkly knee-high boots with unusual wedge-shaped heels.
Glass panel falls, kills security guard, injures construction worker at NYC skyscraper site
A 1,550-foot (472-meter) tower is planned at 217 W. 57th St. For comparison, One World Trade Center is 1,776 feet (541 meters).
Staten Island Man Arrested For Allegedly Locking 2 Dogs Inside Hot Car In Brooklyn
Police rescued the dogs, administered oxygen and cooled them off. They were taken to a local animal hospital, one in critical condition.
Glass panel falls, kills security guard at NYC tower site
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a big glass panel fell on two workers during construction of a New York City skyscraper, killing one worker and sending the other to a hospital.It happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at a construction site on West 57th Street, half a block from Carnegie Hall.The exact circ