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Son Dead, Father Wounded After Stabbing in NYC: Police

Police found the two men with stab wounds to their chests late Friday evening, the NYPD said A father was wounded and his son was killed in a stabbing after the two men got into an argument with another man, police saidThe 56-year-old father and his 35-year-old son allegedly beat up another man afte

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-10-20 12:36:19

Queens residents fight 'illegal' Target plan in Elmhurst

Queens Neighborhood United, an anti-gentrification group, is set to appeal what they call an “illegal” development in Elmhurst, Queens, that includes a Target. According to the organization, the new development violates the local zoning laws that prohibit construction of “big-box” department stores

AMNY.COM - 2018-10-18 20:05:45

Night of booze, cocaine lead up to Stamford man’s killing

Image1of2James Rackover, seen here in a 2016 arraignment, has been charged with the murder, accused of beating, dismembering and burning 29-year-old Joey Comunale, of Stamford before dumping his body in a shallow grave... more

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-19 23:55:50

10 Things to Do this Week in NYC: October 19th – October 25th

As the cool autumn weather finally sets in, you can start getting in the Halloween spirit with a moonlit cemetery tour, help out local public schools by buying hand-made desserts or go inside a historic Jazz Age movie palace. All this and more is happening this week in New York City. Check out our U


MTA Partners With NYPD Transit to Give NYC Subway Riders an Elaborate Haunted Halloween Experience

Amongst the scary sights were costumed friends and family of the officers floating around the station, an officer with a severe facial injury, a creepy Pennywise clown happy to talk to anyone, a haunted house behind a construction door and a subway car full of ghosts, ghouls and zombies.Per Gothamis

LAUGHING SQUID - 2018-10-19 20:53:22

Cardi B hands out coats, boots in Brooklyn

GRAVESEND, Brooklyn -- On what is expected to be the coldest night of the season so far, rapper Cardi B paid a visit to the Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn Thursday night to meet with fans and hand out winter jackets and boots. The Bronx-born rapper was scheduled to arrive at 5 p.m., but didn't show up

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-19 00:25:16

Morristown Man Arrested For NYC Proud Boy Fight, Police Say

UPPER EAST SIDE — A Morristown man, an alleged member of the Proud Boys, has been arrested in connection with a massive brawl that broke out near the Upper East Side's Manhattan Republican Club after the far-right group's leader Gavin McInnes gave a speech at the club.

PATCH - 2018-10-19 19:46:59

'Don't Target Us': Residents view new Elmhurst department store as step towards gentrification - QNS.com

Queens Neighborhood United (QNU), an anti-BID group, delivered an appeal and a stack of affidavits stating that the new proposed Target is illegal. According to the organization, the new store, which is described by developers, Sun Equity Partners and Heskel Group as a department store, directly con

QNS.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Cardi B Shows Soft Side With Handing Out Free Coats to Children in Need

'We've gotta set an example for the kids and the future,' explains the 'Bodak Yellow' hitmaker upon her arrival at housing project Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn, New York.

ACESHOWBIZ - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

New York City blackout of 1977: Photographs Show What The 1977 Blackout Looked Like From The Streets

On Wednesday, July 13, 1977 a series of lightning struck on the power lines and infrastructure led to a cascade of shutdowns, power failures and overloads. The entire Con Edison system powering New York City shut down completely. Traffic lights went dark, elevators stalled, subways ground to halt. T

HANKERMAG.COM - 2018-10-19 12:23:01

Over 70 Affordable Units up for Grabs in New Luxury Clinton Hill...

Applications are now being accepted for 73 affordable rentals in a new Brooklyn building located in the middle of Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights and Fort Greene.Developed by RXR Realty, the 12-story building at 810 Fulton Street is expected to open in 2019. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent

BKREADER.COM - 2018-10-19 12:15:54

Rap Superstar Cardi B Hands out Free Winter Coats in Brooklyn

Crowds gathered in Brooklyn on Thursday night to get a free winter coat from rapper Cardi B.The rap superstar handed out coats to children and parents near the Marlboro Houses in Gravesend. Hundreds of kids waited for hours for their idol to arrive.The giveaway comes at a […]

BKREADER.COM - 2018-10-19 12:14:22

Gun found in Brooklyn elementary school bathroom

"Weapons of any kind have absolutely no place in our schools, and NYPD immediately responded and safely recovered the item, which was found after dismissal. All students and staff are safe."

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-10-19 16:09:44

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Trump Organization wants dead man to pay $90K after apartment fire

The Trump Organization has filed a lawsuit seeking $90,000 in unpaid common charges and fees from a Trump Tower resident– six months afterhe died in a fire that engulfed his Fifth Avenue apartment.The board of Trump Tower Condominium, through Trump Organization lawyer Sonja Talesnik, filed the suit


Firefighter suffered seizure when FDNY fire truck jumped curb, hit vehicles in Brooklyn

A firefighter is expected to survive after an FDNY fire truck jumped a curb and slammed into parked vehicles in Brooklyn. The accident happened just after 6 p.m. Wednesday at East New York Avenue and St. Marks Avenue in Brownsville. Sources say the truck had been stopped at a traffic light on East N


Portion of Richmond Hill Road to be closed Thursday for cleanup

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Richmond Hill Road, from from Forest Hill Road to Richmond Road, will be closed Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for litter removal.


3 Surprising Downsides of Living in New York City's Tallest Apartment Building

While New Yorkers all know that their city's tallest building is One World Trade Center, do you know its tallestresidentialbuilding? It's soon to be Extell's Central Park Tower—a 95-story, 1,550-foot super-high-rise at 217 West 57th Street (a.k.a. "Billionaires' Row").Even though this building won't


Graphic footage shows killing inside Brooklyn hookah lounge

Jurors Wednesday looked on in horror at footage of a2015 shooting inside a Brooklyn hookah bar, where federal prosecutors say the trigger-man was a notorious Crips gang leader.see alsoGunman kills man, wounds three others at crowded hookah lounge


Puppeteer who played Big Bird retires after almost 50 years on 'Sesame Street'

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouc