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Police: 15-Year-Old Shot To Death In Brooklyn Was Not The Gunman’s Target

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say a 15-year-old who was shot and killed in front of his Brooklyn home was an innocent bystander and not the gunman’s intended target. Chopper 2 was over the scene Friday night. Authorities say officers responded to a call just before 6 p.m. at an apartment building o


Lawmaker proposes study on splitting NY into 2 states

ALBANY (AP) - The topic of splitting New York state into separate upstate and downstate entities has popped up once again at the state Capitol. A lawmaker representing a suburban-rural district in eastern New York this week proposed legislation that would authorize a study into the up-front and long


Things to Do in Queens This Month - February 2019

If you really want the full New York City experience, you've got to make a trek out to all five boroughs, including the one-of-a-kind area of Queens. Home to MoMA PS1, the New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and the Queens International Night Market, there's plenty to see in do i


Peephole Shooting Hits Man in Eye: Police

A man was shot in the eye when he looked through the peephole of a Bronx apartment on Saturday morning, police said. The 56-year-old man heard a knock on the door of the apartment on Castle Hill Avenue shortly after 6 a.m., the NYPD said.


'He was just going to get some food': Family left stunned over murder of teen who police say may have been shot by mistake

A Brooklyn teen pumped full of bullets in a savage attack just steps away from his home may have been killed by mistake, cops said Saturday. Samuel Joseph, 15, was headed out Friday night to get something to eat — and moments later was gunned down near his home on Flatbush Avenue near 26th St. — sho


Police looking for man who rubbed against woman, teen on MTA bus in Brooklyn

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the suspect who allegedly rubbed against a woman and a teenager on an MTA bus in Brooklyn. The incident was reported Jan. 10 on a B44 Select bus traveling southbound on Nostrand Avenue at Church Street around 4 p.m.


Gov. Cuomo calls loss of Amazon the 'greatest tragedy' he's seen in politics —again attacks state Senate Dems

Amazon’s decision to drop out of a billion-dollar deal to build a second headquarters in Queens was the “greatest tragedy” Gov. Cuomo has ever seen. The governor again slammed state Senate Democrats Friday over opposition to the project, casting blame on advocates and local pols who spoke out agains


NYPD hate crimes task force investigating Nazi drawings found at an elementary school

New York (CNN)The New York Police Department's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating Nazi drawings found Friday morning at an elementary school in Queens, Detective George Tourovakas told CNN.


Off-Duty MTA Conductor Punches Woman During Argument on Train: NYPD

An off-duty MTA train conductor allegedly punched a 40-year-old woman after the two got into an argument, police said. Twain Glover, 44, was on an A train in Brooklyn around 2 a.m. Saturday when he got into a dispute with the woman, the NYPD said.


16-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing In Westchester

A 16-year-old girl has gone missing in the area and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her. Xiomari Diaz was last seen on Hawthorn Avenue in the city of Yonkers at 12:35 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22.


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.


Man fatally shot on Brooklyn street — police

A 23-year-old man was fatally shot during a clash in Brooklyn, officials said Saturday. The victim was on E. 94th St. near Ditmas Ave. in East Flatbush about 5 p.m. Friday when a gunman opened fire outside a residential home, hitting him in the chest and arm, officials said.


Protesters Paid To Attend Amazon Rally | Queens Week In Review

QUEENS, NY - Missed any of the headlines from Queens this week? Patch rounds up the stories you need to read. LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Protesters who supposedly gathered to express outrage after Amazon dropped plans for a Queens headquarters included mercenary activists paid to turn up, according to v


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.


Yankees News: Aaron Hicks 'Still Not Over' 2018 ALDS Loss to Red Sox

The 2018 New York Yankees won 100 games, which was the franchise's highest total since the 2009 Bronx Bombers went 103-59 en route to winning the World Series. However, the Yanks' playoff run last year was not successful, as the team lost in four games to the 108-54 Boston Red Sox, who went on to wi


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.


‘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


New York mother guilty of murder in death of 2-year-old son

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A 23-year-old woman has been found guilty of murder in the beating death of her 2-year-old son. Keona Owens of Buffalo also was found guilty of manslaughter Friday in a bench trial before Judge Russell Buscaglia. Her boyfriend, Bashar Hall, is scheduled to stand trial in April.


No More MetroCards? MTA To Test New Fare System Where Riders Pay Using Smartphone

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Could the MetroCard soon be as outdated as the subway token?. The MTA is starting a pilot program, aimed at phasing out the current payment system and making way for new technology.


3rd annual Phenomenal Black Women Luncheon held in New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE - Three women from the New Rochelle community were honored Friday as part of the city’s Black History Month celebrations. The Gathering of Men of New Rochelle is celebrating Black History Month by honoring women in the community.