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Video: Straphanger Makes Citizen’s Arrest After Woman Attacks Passengers With Umbrella, Yells Racial Slurs
A woman who repeatedly kicked passengers, hit them with her umbrella and yelled racial slurs on a New York subway train was detained by a good samaritan and arrested earlier this week.
New German spot Queens Beerhouse debuts in Elmhurst
Looking to chow down on some German fare? A new bierhalle has you covered. The newcomer to Elmhurst, called Queens Beerhouse, is located at 92-50 59th Ave. The new spot offers classic German foods like an Oktoberfest pretzel served with beer cheese, sauerkraut balls served with a house sauce, an imp
Firefighter killed in Brooklyn road rage attack laid to rest
BATH BEACH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Family, friends and colleagues gathered Thursday to bid a final farewell to a New York City firefighter who was killed in an apparent road rage incident in Brooklyn.
Bicyclist struck and killed by hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Brooklyn that left a bicyclist dead. It happened at 1 a.m. Friday in East New York. The victim, 21-year-old Din Rajon, was in a bike lane, riding eastbound on Pitkin Avenue, parallel to a truck as both approached Atkin
Woman shoved onto subway tracks at Union Square; man sought: NYPD
MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A man is wanted for questioning after a woman was pushed onto subway tracks at Union Square Thursday, according to police. The incident happened at tracks for the northbound Nos. 4 and 5 trains at 10:47 a.m., police said.
Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie agrees to 3-year extension
The Brooklyn Nets and guard Spencer Dinwiddie have agreed to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday. The deal is for $34 million, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. There will be a player option on the third year, sources said.
Canned Corn Recalled in New York and Pennsylvania
Thousands of cases of canned corn are being recalled because it could cause people to develop a fatal illness. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Del Monte Foods has taken the action because the corn was under-processed.
Queens County Bar Association’s Holiday Party
The Queens County Bar Association held its annual holiday party on Thursday, December 6, co-sponsored with other Queens bar associations. Taking place at the Floral Terrace, the event was attended by attorneys, judges, and friends of the various bar associations, each bearing gifts to be donated to
NYPD commissioner defends cops who ripped baby from mother’s arms
The NYPD’s commissioner on Thursday defended his cops’ handling of the chaotic fracas at a Brooklyn benefits center that saw a baby torn from his mom’s arms — adding that policy reforms are on the way at the Human Resources Administration, whose guards were also involved.
High School Student Slashed in Face Says Weeks-Old Argument Sparked Violent Attack
The teenage boy slashed by another student inside their high school in Queens is speaking out for the first time as he recovers in a hospital bed. The 16-year-old boy's face is covered in stitches after the slashing at Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside Tuesday morning. In an exclusive intervie
Massive fire destroys Queens stores, sparks explosions - 12 people suffer minor injuries
A massive fire swept through a row of stores in Queens early Thursday, sparking at least one explosion and leaving a dozen people with minor injuries, officials said. The blaze started inside one of the businesses on Queens Blvd. near 45th St. in Sunnyside about 2:10 a.m. and quickly spread to neigh
Arrest made after 57-year-old woman fatally struck in Brooklyn hit and run
GRAVESEND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police have arrested a suspected hit-and-run driver after a woman was fatally struck in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. The 57-year-old victim, identified as Francine LaBarbara, was run down while walking at West 2nd Street and Avenue Y in the Gravesend section around 8 a.m.
5 firefighters, 5 civilians hurt in Sunnyside, Queens fire
SUNNYSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- At least 10 people are injured as a raging fire burns through several businesses in Sunnyside, Queens. The fire broke out inside one store on Queens Boulevard around 2:14 a.m. Thursday and quickly spread.
Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison, blames President Trump for his 'path of darkness'
Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison, blames President Trump for his 'path of darkness' originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. A federal judge in Manhattan has sentenced Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer, to three years in prison for various crimes in
Wake held for NYC firefighter killed in apparent road rage incident in Brooklyn
BATH BEACH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Family, friends and colleagues gathered Wednesday at the wake for an off-duty New York City firefighterkilled in an apparent road rage incident in Brooklyn.
New York mother who had baby ripped from her arms reunited with son in emotional video
A New York city mother who went viral after a video showed police violently pulling her toddler from her arms has now been reunited with her son. According to the Associated Press, Friday, following a heated dispute with a guard in a crowded waiting room of a Brooklyn public benefits office, Jazmine
VIDEO: Mom Uses Baby As Shield To Avoid Arrest, Then Cops Get Blamed
A New York judge now has barred Jazmine Headley from having contact with her one-year-old son. Brooklyn, NY – The New York Police Department (NYPD) has launched an investigation into the amount of force officers utilized while arresting a mother who used her one-year-old son as a human shield (video
Queens Man Gets Life In Prison For 2011 Murder In Nassau
A Queens man was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison today for the 2011 robbery and murder of a man in Freeport. Jerod Plowden, 31, was convicted on Oct. 19 of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery.
Woman Found Dead After Fire In Flushing Home, Police Say
FLUSHING, NY – A woman's body was found in the wreckage of a Queens apartment after a fire Tuesday night, police said. The woman, 65, had not been named as of Wednesday. Firefighters were called to the first floor apartment at 4332 Kissena Blvd, a 16-story building in Flushing, at 9:45 p.m.
Brooklyn mom violently separated from toddler during arrest resolves New Jersey case
MERCER COUNTY, N.J. -- A mother who was violently separated from her toddler son during an arrest Friday at a Brooklyn social services office has resolved an unrelated case against her in New Jersey, according to the public defender's office representing her.