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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
Six Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted For Murder Spree, Nassau County DA Says
Six alleged MS-13 members - including several teens and minors - have been indicted on Long Island for their roles in a pair of homicides in Far Rockaway and Lawrence last year.
Judge drops felony sex abuse charge against Hempstead teacher
A judge Thursday dropped a felony sex abuse charge against a Hempstead public school teacher following his January arrest after accusations that he had "sexual contact" with one girl and also endangered two others during an after-school program.
Nassau County police officers injured while making arrest in Lynbrook
The Nassau County Police Department arrested a man from Laurelton, Queens for an alleged assault that took place on Monday in Lynbrook. According to the NCPD, Joshua Mitchell, 23, was arrested after county units and the Lynbrook Police Department responded to a scene at 839 Sunrise Highway in which
Family Mourns 7-Year-Old NYC Boy Fatally Pinned Between Van and School Bus
A 7-year-old boy who was fatally pinned between a van and a school bus was a straight-A student who was always smiling, his aunt said. Cameron Brown was walking between a red van and a yellow school bus on Gipson Street in Far Rockaway Wednesday afternoon when he was pinned by the van, police said.
NYPD cop and suspect shot after wild exchange of gunfire in Hudson Heights
A police officer has been shot in Manhattan, according to law enforcement sources. The cop was responding to a call of a man wildly shooting into the air at 181st Street and Wadsworth Avenue in Hudson Heights when he took a bullet to the arm Thursday, the sources said.
Nassau County Program Aims To Close Addiction Treatment Gap
A new program in Nassau County would send people who have overdosed on opioids straight from an emergency room to a treatment facility. Northwell Health, Nassau University Medical Center and New Hope Crisis Center will coordinate to make sure overdose patients have the option to go to a residential
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.
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.
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
Sentencing of Chanel Lewis in killing of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano is postponed
KEW GARDENS, Queens (WPIX) -- The sentencing of Chanel Lewis, who is convicted in the killing and sexual abuse of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, was postponed Wednesday amid allegations of jury misconduct.
New Hyde Park Weekend Weather Forecast
NEW HYDE PARK, NY — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for your area on Thursday, lasting from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.
VIDEO: Ben Simmons Stares Down Nets Crowd After Putback Dunk to End First Half
When the Philadelphia 76ers determined that they would be without Joel Embiid for Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets, many questioned whether or not the Sixers would be aggressive enough to pull out a win. Ben Simmons chose to put those questions to rest.
Police: Would-Be Robber Shoots Man At Pharmacy In Queens
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are the hunt for a gunman who opened fire during an attempted pharmacy robbery Thursday. It happened at the 48-11 Skillman Avenue is Sunnyside Gardens around 2 p.m.
Man Caught Red-Handed Robbing Roosevelt Field Mall: Nassau Police
A Hempstead man was arrested early Wednesday morning after police say he was caught robbing multiple stores in the Roosevelt Field Mall. According to police, a security guard at the mall was looking at surveillance cameras when he saw a man entering several unauthorized areas of the mall around 3:50
What We Know About the Man Who Allegedly Tried to Bring Gas Cans, Lighter Fluid Into St. Patrick’s Cathedral
A man was taken into custody Wednesday evening after he allegedly tried to walk into St. Patrick's Cathedral, in the heart of New York City, with two gasoline cans, two bottles of lighter fluid and two lighters.
Caris LeVert Injury: What Happened to the Nets Guard?
Caris LeVert has had an emotional rollercoaster of a year. The Nets guard sprinted out of the gates by scoring at least 19 points in nine of his first 11 games. He was backing up preseason hype touting him as the alpha dog in Brooklyn.
14-year-old girl hit by stray bullet in Brooklyn walks to nearby hospital
FORT GREENE, Brooklyn — A 14-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet as she walked down a Brooklyn street on Thursday evening, police said. The teen heard shots around 6:30 p.m. near Myrtle Avenue and Navy Street and then realized she’d been injured, an NYPD spokesman said. She walked to Brooklyn Hospi
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.
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.