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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.


It's The Weekend Service Changes On The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, B, C, E, F, J, M, N, L, Q, and R Trains... Thanks!

It's the weekend again and just like your loser ex, the subway is ready to disappoint you as usual. Thanks!. That's right Jimmy, I'm talking about you. Here are your weekend subway changes, courtesy of the MTA. Trains that won't play you as much are the D, the G, and the S.


Conviction overturned for man in 2001 Brooklyn strip club murder

BROOKLYN, New York City (WABC) -- A man in prison for a 2001 murder outside a Brooklyn strip club had his conviction vacated Friday because the confession used in his trial did not match the facts of the case.


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


Lil Wayne Puts On A Surprise Live Performance At Vans’ “ComfyCush High School” Event [Pictures]

On February 21st, Lil Wayne was a surprise guest at the “ComfyCush High School” event by Vans, which took place at The 1896 studio in Brooklyn, New York. The RVSP-only event was put on to celebrate the new Vans ComfyCush Era. While he was in attendance, Weezy put on a live show for everyone.


‘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


Public Advocate Candidates Spar at Debate Ahead of Feb. 26 Election

Seven candidates for public advocate qualified for a televised debate on Wednesday, based on fundraising and endorsement standards established by the city’s campaign finance board. These candidates were (in alphabetical order): Assemblyman Michael Blake, City Councilman Rafael Espinal, Assemblyman R


Stand clear: Off-duty MTA conductor busted for assaulting woman on A train — police

An off-duty MTA train conductor was arrested early Saturday after he punched a 40-year-old woman during a clash on an A train in Brooklyn, officials said. Twain Glover, 44, is facing assault charges for the 2 a.m. attack on the Manhattan-bound train as it rolled through downtown Brooklyn.


Man allegedly shoots sister’s boyfriend to death in Brooklyn

A man allegedly shot and killed his sister’s boyfriend in Brooklyn on Friday, sources said. The suspect shot his 23-year-old rival in the stomach and arm when he opened fire in East Flatbush at about 5 p.m., according to police sources.


De Blasio refuses to fault Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon ditching NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio is refusing to place any blame for the imploded Amazon deal on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a fierce opponent. “I’m not a pundit,” the mayor said on WNYC radio Friday when asked if the high-profile congresswoman played a role in Amazon’s decision not to come to Queens.


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

New York – The New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating Nazi drawings found Friday morning at an elementary school yard in Queens, said Detective George Tourovakas.


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


MS-13 members busted for Queens subway shooting held without bail

Two reputed MS-13 gang members accused in the broad-daylight fatal shooting of a rival on a Queens subway platform were ordered held without bail Friday. Tito Martinez-Alvarenga, 19, and Victor Lopez, 20, were both remanded at their arraignments in Queens Criminal Court on charges of second-degree m


Brooklyn teen dies after he's riddled with bullets just inside Flatbush apartment building

A 15 year-old boy died after he was shot multiple times in his Brooklyn apartment building, police said. Samuel Joseph was blasted in the face, head and chest just inside the front door of a building on Flatbush Ave. near E. 26th St. in Flatbush about 5:45 p.m. Friday.


Drug dealers' reign of terror over in Harlem neighborhood with five nearby schools, prosecutors say

Six suspected drug dealers were busted Friday for pushing their poison near Harlem schools, prosecutors said. The dealers peddled crack cocaine and heroin along a stretch of W. 123rd St, frustrating and intimidating the community, authorities said.


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.


City correction officers warned of possible threats following prison death

The controversial death of an inmate in an upstate prison has prompted a warning to city jails staff to be "especially alert" due to a "possible threat." Anthony (Trey) Myrie died of a heart attack at Greene Correctional Facility in Coxsackie on Feb. 11 after a brawl with inmates, the Department of


Police investigating fatal shooting of Brooklyn teen

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Crime scene investigators and detectives were working over the scene of a deadly shooting which took the life of a 15-year-old student on Friday. The boy's mother was extremely distraught as she and other family members came home trying to get in their apartment. The boy


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.


One Man And Woman Shot In The Rockaways: NYPD

QUEENS, NY — Two people were shot in Far Rockaway, Queens on Friday afternoon, police said. The shooting happened at Grassmere Terrace and Beach 25th St., according to police.