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2-year-old girl with autism abducted in the Bronx found safe

THE BRONX, New York City (WABC) -- A 2-year-old girl with autism who was abducted in the Bronx has been found safe and a suspect is in custody after an Amber Alert was issued, authorities say.


Brooklyn Flea Winter Record Fair coming in February

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Off-duty police officer killed in head-on crash

New York (AP) - The New York Police Department has identified an officer killed in an off-duty crash as Brian Kessler. Police say the 28-year-old died Wednesday morning after his car collided head-on with a city-owned garbage truck in the Bronx.


Furloughed federal workers deserve more time to pay state property taxes: Queens lawmaker

A bill to extend the property tax payment deadline for nearly 14,000 furloughed federal workers in New York State impacted by the government shutdown passed the Assembly on Jan. 15, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic announced.


Permits Filed For 135-25 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens

Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 135-25 Northern Boulevard, in Flushing, Queens. Located between Prince Street and Main Street, the through-lot is adjacent to Daniel Carter Beard Mall. Approximately four blocks south is the Flushing station on the LIRR, as well as the Mai


Chef Killed By Hammer-Wielding Man Inside Brooklyn Restaurant; 2 Others Critically Injured

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A random hammer attack inside a Brooklyn restaurant left one man dead and two others critically hurt. Exclusive video shows panicked customers and workers running from the Seaport Buffet around 5 p.m. Tuesday on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay.


Inmates launch hunger strike after shutdown prevents family visits: report

Inmates at a high-security federal jail in Manhattan have reportedly launched a hunger strike this week after the partial government shutdown led to family visits being cancelled.


Alleged Heroin Dealers Busted for Distributing Dope in Queens, Brooklyn

Five alleged heroin dealers, who used luxury vehicles as code names for their high-purity wares, were indicted for distributing the drug throughout Queens and Brooklyn, federal prosecutors announced on Wednesday.


Woman Dead, Daughter Wounded In Queens Stabbing: NYPD

FRESH MEADOWS, QUEENS — A Fresh Meadows woman was fatally stabbed and her teenage daughter wounded Tuesday afternoon in a domestic dispute that turned violent, police said. Cops responded to a home on 69th Avenue near 195th Lane just after 3:30 p.m. and found the woman, 44-year-old Fatima Jawad, wit


Plans filed for eight-story Flushing development that would replace mini-mall on Kissena Boulevard

A new mixed-used development with more than 200 new apartment units might be coming soon to Flushing. Kimco Realty Corporation, a real estate development based in New Hyde Park, has filed proposals to construct a new eight-story mix-used building at 46-15 Kissena Blvd. marketed as “The Kissena Cente


Amazon is Coming to The Bronx; Will Open a ‘Last Mile’ Warehouse in Hunts Point

Amazon won’t settle for taking over Long Island City or an almost million square foot fulfillment center on Staten Island. Now, the online shopping behemoth has signed a lease for a 117,00 square foot warehouse at 1300 Viele Avenue in Hunts Point.


LIAUA Looking for Baseball/Softball Umpires

LIAUA, which is responsible for covering baseball and softball leagues in Floral Park, Carle Place, Farmingdale and more, is looking for umpires. Pay ranges from $50-65 per game, and it's easy money! Normally, the class for LIAUA costs $200, but if you sign up by Jan. 22, the cost will be $150. For


Cops take down mob-linked drug gang in Queens

Operation Goodfellas has nabbed quite a few badfellas. Cops on Wednesday rounded up a den of suspected Queens drug dealers — including a man with reputed ties to La Cosa Nostra — for slinging fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine in Queens and Brooklyn.



BRONX MAN ARRESTED FOR SENDING THREATENING LETTERS TO THE PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF, THE VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING JUDGE. Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of 46 year-old Eugene A. Vitello, of the Bronx, on several counts of Aggravated Harassment and Stalking.


Psycho Queens killer used two knives to kill wife, slash daughter

An abusive Queens husband has been charged with murder, felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon for the fatal stabbing of his wife, and slashing of the couple’s daughter.


Brooklyn Man Charged With Murder Years After Shooting: Cops

EAST NEW YORK, BROOKLYN — A man accused of shooting two people dead in a red Dodge Durango has been arrested almost two years after the murder, according to police. Kenrick Bayliss, 36, was charged Tuesday with murdering Christina Stubbs, 23, and Devon Hannibal, 27, in a car parked on Cleveland Stre


NYPD officer critically hurt in 2-vehicle crash with garbage truck in the Bronx

PELHAM BAY, Bronx (WABC) -- An off-duty NYPD is in critical condition after a horrific two-car crash in the Bronx Wednesday morning. The accident happened on Shore Road in the Pelham Bay section just before 9 a.m.


NYC Events,”Only the Best” (01/16) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s WestSide

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Video released showing Crips gang member open fire on FBI agent in Brooklyn

Dramatic video introduced in court Monday shows a gun battle between a reputed Crips gang member and an on-duty FBI agent in Brooklyn that left the agent seriously wounded. As a group of FBI agents looked on from the gallery, the video was introduced in federal court at the arraignment of alleged gu


Man Facing Slew Of Charges After Alleged Attack On Laundromat Employee

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man accused of punching and choking a woman inside a Queens laundromat is expected to face a judge Wednesday. Dontae Bennett, 21, was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment, robbery and trespassing.