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Court documents detail juror’s claims of misconduct during trial, deliberations in contentious Karina Vetrano murder case

Nearly three weeks after reaching a unanimous guilty verdict, there’s a lone griper among jurors in the Howard Beach jogger murder trial. In court papers filed by defense lawyers for convicted murder Chanel Lewis, a man identified as “Juror A” alleges behind-the-scenes misbehavior by three of his fe


Regular Democratic Club Hosts Katz

The Regular Democratic Club held a special meeting for Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on Tuesday, April 16. Several topics were covered during the meeting, including updates on a proposed homeless shelter on Beach 101st Street, new and proposed legislature, and education reform in Rockaway. S


NYPD officer wounded, suspect dead in New York City shooting

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a suspect was killed and an NYPD officer was shot in the arm in Washington Heights on Thursday afternoon.


NYPD: Hasbrouck Heights Professor Charged With Attempted Arson, Endangerment At St. Patrick's

UPDATE: A philosophy professor from Hasbrouck Heights was being charged with attempted arson and reckless endangerment for trying to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan with four gallons of gasoline, two cans of lighter fluid and lighters Wednesday night, the NYPD said Thursday.


Brooklyn fraudsters running a driver’s license scam kidnapped victim in broad daylight over debt: prosecutors

Two Brooklyn bad guys running a driver’s license scam kidnapped a former co-conspirator in broad daylight after he dared try to bail on their scheme, prosecutors said Thursday.


St. Patrick's Cathedral arrest: Man had 2 gas cans, prior arrest and 1-way ticket to Rome

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man arrested after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid Wednesday night was also arrested at a church in New Jersey Monday and had booked a one-way ticket to Rome, according to police.


Sister of boy killed in tragic school bus accident was nearly hit too

She watched her brother get crushed to death in Wednesday’s tragic school bus accident in Queens — and she almost died herself. “All I saw was his legs,” the still-stunned big sister of tragic Far Rockaway bus victim Camron Brown, 7, told The Post of the moment her brother was fatally pinned against


Pharmacy clerk shot during attempted robbery in Queens

SUNNYSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- A store clerk was shot during an attempted robbery at a pharmacy in Queens on Thursday afternoon. The incident was reported in the 4800 block of Skillman Avenue just before 2 p.m.


Mueller Report: Read full, redacted report here

WASHINGTON — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a 400-page redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday. The report covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Tr


6 alleged MS-13 gang members indicted in Queens, Long Island murders

MINEOLA, Long Island (WABC) -- A 13-year-old girl was among six reputed MS-13 gang members who were indicted Wednesday in what prosecutors call a murder spree in Queens and Nassau County.


ICE no longer has unfettered access to New York courthouses. But they can still arrest immigrants right outside.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers will no longer be allowed to make arrests inside New York courthouses without a judicial warrant, New York State’s Office of Court Administration announced in a directive Wednesday night.


Man arrested for grabbing 12-year-old’s butt in Brooklyn

A man was arrested after grabbing a child’s butt while she was inside a Brooklyn grocery store, police said. Roman Gomez, 36, allegedly grabbed the 12-year-old’s buttocks around 1 p.m. Wednesday inside 4406 Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park, cops said.


Six Alleged Drug Dealers Nabbed In Early Morning Raids At Several Westchester Locations

A spike in fatal overdoses in the region led to a yearlong investigation that led to charges against a half-dozen alleged drug dealers as authorities work to curtail drug trafficking in the area.


No special prosecutor in case of bullied, gay Bronx teen who fatally stabbed high school classmate

A Bronx judge, in a Thursday ruling, rejected a call by defense attorneys for a special prosecutor in the trial of a bullied gay high school student accused of stabbing a classmate to death during history class.


Video: Car Engulfed In Flames In Flushing

FLUSHING, QUEENS — A car caught on fire in Flushing early Thursday. The vehicle became engulfed in flames on College Point Boulevard by Blossom Avenue about 7:36 a.m. Thursday, Fire Department officials said. There are no injuries reported.


NYPD Says Brooklyn Cyclist Killed By Box Truck Driver 'Fell' Into Vehicle

A 26-year-old cyclist was killed in Brooklyn on Wednesday after he was struck by the driver of a passing truck—and once again, police seem to be blaming the victim for their own death.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


Without measles vaccination records, city closes 4 Brooklyn schools & fines parents

The city’s Health Department announced Thursday that it had fined three parents for failing to vaccinate their children against measles and closed down four schools in Brooklyn for not providing vaccination records for their students.


Sentencing of Chanel Lewis in killing of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano is postponed

QUEENS — The sentencing of Chanel Lewis, who is convicted in the killing and sexual assault Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, was postponed Wednesday amid allegations of jury misconduct.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.