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$450M counterfeit ring bust one of largest in NYC history

The charges include conspiracy to traffic and trafficking in counterfeit goods, conspiracy to smuggle and smuggling counterfeit goods, money laundering conspiracy, immigration fraud and unlawful procurement of naturalization.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-16 18:19:57

Shots fired near set of music video featuring rappers 50 Cent, Tekashi 6ix9ine in Brooklyn: sources

GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near the filming of a music video in Brooklyn that included rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and 50 Cent, police sources said Wednesday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 17:26:52

NYC Unveils Plans For New Jails To Replace Rikers Island

Newly built lockups with modern, more humane designs will replace existing buildings in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn and Kew Gardens by 2027, while a fourth jail is planned for a tow pound in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood, officials said.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 18:49:16

Police Arrest Handcuffed Teen Who Escaped Custody in Brooklyn

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BKREADER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:55:51

Five MS-13 gang members arraigned, prosecutors say

Five alleged members of MS-13 on Long Island were arraigned Thursday on new racketeering charges -- including murder and attempted murder -- and prosecutors say now more than two dozen members of the notorious gang have been linked to 16 murders.Four of the defendants arraigned Thursday have been pr

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-16 23:33:32

Police: Bookkeeper charged in stealing from boss

A Hicksville woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing thousands of dollars from an 86-year-old Levittown woman who had employed her as a bookkeeper, Nassau County police said.Odette Seda, 37, stole the money between June 2016 and December 2017 by forging checks in the victim's name, po

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-16 15:08:28

Official: Restaurant evacuated due to carbon monoxide

One person was hospitalized for evaluation and seven others were treated after firefighters found elevated levels of carbon dioxide Wednesday night at two stores in Commack, a fire official said.The Commack Fire Department responded to Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza on Jericho Turnpike near Town Line Ro

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-16 10:17:23

The Brooklyn Bridge is stuck in a traffic nightmare because of infamous drug kingpin El Chapo

El Chapo — the infamous Mexican drug lord who broke out of prison — is to blame for traffic snarl-ups in New York City.According to the New York Times, the massive security required to get him to and from court requires shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge.The consequences of moving El Chapo has been r

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-08-15 16:36:00

The Island Today: The top events for kids for the coming week - The Island Now

With bagpipes, caber tossing, and highland dancing, the Scottish Games are one of the highlights of the season at Old Westbury Gardens. The Long Island Scottish Clan MacDuff, co-host of the event, always provides lots of entertainment including a grand ceremony to open the games. Special games admis

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 15:23:26

3 Teens Busted For Brutally Beating 51-Year-Old In Jamaica: NYPD

JAMAICA, QUEENS -- A trio of Queens teens were busted for a brutal beatdown that left a 51-year-old man with stitches and a broken arm after he argued with them aboard a bus in Jamaica, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 23:04:21

Rikers guard needed stitches after getting jumped by inmates

“These people are not in jail for jaywalking or traffic citations,” the officer explained at a press conference after being released,according to WABC.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 02:22:27

Body found handcuffed to bed with bag over head: cops

A man was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment with a bag over his head — and one of his hands handcuffed to his bed on Tuesday night, police sources told The Post.Devon McCormick, 58, was found by his landlord at about 8:50 p.m. after residents in his Crown Heights building complained of a smell em

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-15 19:03:02

Truck Leaving Parking Spot Kills Man Lying Under it: NYPD

What to KnowA man was killed after the truck he was lying under hit him as the driver was pulling out of a parking spot in Brooklyn, police sayThe unidentified man was killed Tuesday evening on Flushing Avenue in WilliamsburgIt wasn’t clear if the driver knew the man was under the truck before drivi

NBC NEW YORK

Teen escapes police custody in Brooklyn: NYPD

BROOKLYN — Police are searching for an escaped teenage prisoner, forcing trains to bypass a subway stop in Brooklyn, officials said Wednesday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 17:17:38

Venomous snake found at Mineola auto shop - The Island Now

Efrain Cruz, the owner of A2D AutoWorks at 371 Sagamore Ave., said he believes the snake, later determined to be a copperhead, was taken by officials to the Bronx Zoo.

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 16:16:39

Casanova arrested after woman says rapper and his entourage attacked her at NYC diner

MANHATTAN — Rapper Casanova has been arrested for robbery days after a woman told PIX11 he and his entourage attacked her, allegedly leaving her bloodied with stitches in her face, a broken jaw and loose tooth, officials said Wednesday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 14:51:40

Cops seek tips for body found in water near bridge

Police described the victim as a white male, age 35 to 45, with brown hair wearing black Leo Poldo boxer briefs and a black leather bracelet with an iron cross in the middle.

SILIVE.COM

'Rid the House of Evil' - NY Woman, 66, Kills Tourist: Cops

What to Know66-year-old woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of a 60-year-old woman who was found bleeding inside a home on Long Island MondayFaye Doomchin, of Great Neck, was taken into custody on a charge of a second-degree murder at her home in connection with the killingPolice say Doomc

NBC NEW YORK

Body of missing Queens woman found in Jamaica Bay

The body of 35-year-old Queens woman Anna Clarke was pulled from Jamaica Bay about 12:15 p.m. by NYPD divers, who discovered she had trauma to her head, sources said.

NEW YORK POST

The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy

The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.

NEW YORK POST