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Bronx dad arrested in connection to son’s death was previously charged for injuring baby daughter
MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — This week he told investigators he “got frustrated” and threw his son to the ground, according to court documents; in 2015, he allegedly told police he “was getting frustrated” and dropped his infant daughter.
Borough Pimps Plead Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges
Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Jonathan Szott. Acting Queens Supreme Court Justice Peter Vallone, Jr. set sentencing for April 8. A Springfield Gardens man and his female partner have been indicted twice for pimping out young women as far back as February 2013, Chief Assistant District Attorney
Flushing's First Eco-Fest Will Offer Free Environmental Workshops
FLUSHING, QUEENS — The Flushing CSA hosts its first "Eco-Fest" this weekend with educational workshops and local vendors selling eco-friendly products. At the free event Saturday, environmental and community resource groups will teach attendees about composting and recycling, Ayurvedic and herbal me
Cops trying to identify ‘nonverbal’ man found sitting in Queens train station
Police are hoping New Yorkers can help them identify a man with no name found in Queens. The unidentified and unresponsive straphanger was found with no identification at the Jamaica Ave. train station on Wednesday. He is conscious and appears to be in good health, but has been unable to communicate
Lottery opens for 149 units at amenity-packed new construction in the Bronx, from $462 a month
149 affordable units are becoming available at a newly constructed building in the East Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx. Located at 4181 3rd Avenue and 1888 Bathgate Avenue, the rental building, known as The Wilfrid, offers an impressive menu of amenities including an on-site resident super, a vir
Police: Woman Sucker Punched On Brooklyn Sidewalk In Random, Broad Daylight Attack
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man seen on video sucker punching a woman in broad daylight on a Brooklyn sidewalk. The random attack happened around 12:10 p.m. March 9 on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Crown Street in Crown Heights.
Construction Begins for Mixed-Use Development at 146-17 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens
Construction has kicked off on a new mixed-use residential development in Flushing, Queens. The building is located at 146-17 Northern Boulevard and is developed in collaboration by One Portfolio and two unnamed partners.
Missing 11-year-old Bronx girl found safe
HIGHBRIDGE, Bronx (WABC) -- Police have located an 11-year-old girl who left her Bronx home Tuesday morning on her way to school but never arrived at her destination. Arilee Garcia Conde had last been seen inside her Summit Avenue home in the Highbridge section around 7 a.m. Tuesday.
81-Year-Old Queens Woman Among 2 Killed In Charter Bus Crash
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An 81-year-old woman from Queens was killed in this week’s charter bus crash in Virginia. The Tao’s Travel bus overturned Tuesday on Interstate 95 in Prince George County, about 30 miles south of Richmond, as it was headed for Manhattan.
Bay Terrace's Allora Restaurant Seized By Tax Department
BAY TERRACE, QUEENS — A Bay Terrace restaurant was closed by the state tax department for failing to pay nearly $300,000 in taxes. The NYS Department of Taxation and Finance on Wednesday seized Allora Italian Kitchen & Bar for an unpaid tax bill of $299,986.41 dating back to 2017, according to a spo
Cops believe group of goons responsible for ‘Silly String’ robberies in Queens: officials
A crew of brutes wanted for sucker-punching a Queens man during a mugging may be responsible for three other robberies — including one in which they sprayed Silly String into a victim’s face before whipping him with a belt, officials said Thursday.
Brooklyn attorney faces up to 20 years for helping a client avoid paying off a penalty
An attorney from Brooklyn could go away for up to 20 years after she was convicted on Wednesday by a federal jury of obstructing and conspiring to obstruct an official proceeding.
The Best And Worst Of WWE NXT 3/20/19: One Match To Rule Them
Previously on the Best and Worst of WWE NXT: Aleister Black and Ricochet and a team I can’t remember advanced to the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, with the winner getting a shot at the War Raiders at NXT TakeOver: Not Brooklyn. Also, DIY died for the final time, and then did the same
3 men wanted for string of violent attacks in Queens
SUNNYSIDE, Queens — Police released new surveillance footage of the three people wanted in a string of violent attacks in Queens. The three men were initially sought in the Mar. 11 attack on a man who was brutally mugged on a Sunnyside street.
Bronx robber shoots man in the chest after victim refuses to give up ring
A robber demanded a ring from a Bronx deli customer early Thursday - and shot him in the chest, critically injuring him, when he refused to give it up, police said. The gunman accosted the customer over the ring inside the Hi-Life Deli on Grand Concourse and E. 167th St. in Highbridge about 3 a.m.,
Esopus seeks longer comment period on NY state's cleanup plan for Dyno Nobel site
PORT EWEN, N.Y. — The town of Esopus is asking the state Department of Environmental Conservation to extend by 90 days the comment period regarding the planned cleanup of the Hercules Powder Co./Dyno Nobel property off Route 9W.
Ocasio-Cortez taking ‘baby steps’ toward finding time for her constituents
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday tried to explain her lack of office hours by saying she’s still taking “baby steps” — but said constituents who can’t work with her sporadic schedule should follow her on Twitter.
Bronx Boiler Blamed For Carbon Monoxide Problem That Sickened 8 People
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A defective boiler is blamed for a carbon monoxide problem that sickened eight people Thursday in the Bronx. The FDNY responded shortly before 8 a.m. to a building on Lurting Avenue.
Self-driving shuttle service is coming to the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Self-driving vehicles are officially coming to New York City this year. The Boston-based startup Optimus Ride announced on Wednesday plans to deploy a fleet of autonomous shuttle vans to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre site in the midst of transforming from a World War II-era warship site to a mo
Nassau County Police Launch Major Offensive Against Those Who Illegally Use Handicapped Parking Spots
MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Inconsiderate drivers may soon pay dearly. The Nassau County Police Department rolled out a new enforcement push on Thursday to ticket those who don’t belong in accessible parking spaces, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.