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Tale of phony license plates; S.I. man led crew that raked in $400K

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – His next trip will be to a prison upstate. A Staten Islander, who authorities said headed a crew that peddled forged temporary license plates and registrations throughout the five boroughs and Long Island, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge that will put him behind bars for


Woman hacked to death, another woman in critical condition in Brooklyn apartment attack: police

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn— Police are investigating the death of a young woman found fatally stabbed in a NYCHA apartment Saturday morning in Williamsburg. A second woman, 21, was also found with lacerations to her head and body, police said.


Young Woman Dead, Another Injured, Baby Found Unharmed in Bizarre Brooklyn Scene Early Saturday

A young woman is dead, another is seriously injured and a toddler is in the hospital for observation after a violent domestic attack with an ax in Brooklyn early Saturday. Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, NYPD responded to a call for an injured person outside the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn. On arrival th


Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.


New York Yankees showing some resolve and toughness

New York Yankees keep taking steps in the right direction. Their grit and determination have come through in the past few games. The New York Yankees are showing a new toughness and it’s being received well by each and every Yankee fan. The New York Yankees started their week by playing their oldest


Yankees News: Aaron Judge Exits vs. Royals with Apparent Injury After Swing

The injury-plagued New York Yankees may have taken another significant hit Saturday, as outfielder Aaron Judge left the game with an undisclosed injury. Marc Carig of The Athletic detailed the situation, which saw Judge leave the game in the sixth inning with the Yanks leading the Kansas City Royals


Liquor heiress pleads guilty in New York sex cult, racketeering case

An heiress to the Seagram liquor fortune pleaded guilty on Friday in an alleged scheme involving sex trafficking and racketeering. Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conceal and harbor people who were not in the United States legally for financial gain and fraudulent use of identificatio


MTA fare hikes go into effect this weekend

NEW YORK (WABC) -- MTA fares are going up -- again -- this weekend. Subway, bus and railroad hikes go into effect Sunday. Under the hikes approved earlier this year, weekly cards go from $32 to $33, while monthly MetroCard costs will jump up from $121 to $127.


Bloody Ax Recovered at Murder Scene in Brooklyn, Police Say

The police on Saturday were investigating the gruesome murder of a woman in a Brooklyn public housing development that also left a second woman seriously injured. An ax covered in blood was recovered from a trash compactor in the housing development, the police said, though it was not immediately cl


Joel Embiid Will Play in Game 4 vs. Nets After Missing Game 3 with Knee Injury

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid is back in the lineup after missing Thursday's playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets. Per Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia, Embiid will start Saturday's Game 4.


Things to Do in Queens This Month - April 2019

If you really want the full New York City experience, you've got to make a trek out to all five boroughs, including the one-of-a-kind area of Queens. Home to MoMA PS1, the New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and the Queens International Night Market, there's plenty to see in do i


Here’s Why Remy Ma And Brittney Taylor of ‘Love & Hip-Hop’ Had A Fight

When Remy Ma was released from prison after serving six years, the hip-hop world welcomed the femcee home with open arms and she vowed to stay on the straight and narrow and never return to prison again. Almost five years after being released, it looks like Remy has had another brush with the law.


Cop Hit by Minivan As He Helps Stabbing Victim in Long Island Parking Lot

It started with a stabbing at a hookah lounge and ended with a cop getting hit by a minivan in a parking lot. A Nassau County police officer suffered minor injuries after the convoluted incident in Farmingdale in the early hours of Saturday morning.


21-Year-Old Woman Dies After Manhattan Subway Strike

A 21-year-old woman is dead after being run over by the 6 train in Manhattan early Saturday morning, police said. Authorities received a call around 3 a.m. Saturday for a young woman struck by a southbound train. She was transported to Bellevue and pronounced dead at the hospital.


Decomposed body found in NY ID’d as missing 70-year-old

MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a decomposing body found in western New York has been identified as a 70-year-old man who was reported missing in November of last year.


3 men shot during home invasion in Queens

ST. ALBANS, Queens (WABC) -- Three men were shot during a home invasion in Queens overnight Friday. The victims were struck by gunfire in the basement of the home on 200th Street in St. Albans just after 12:30 a.m.


What you should know about changes to STAR program

OSWEGO COUNTY — Major changes are coming to Oswego County residents who benefit from the state’s popular School Tax Relief (STAR) program in the 2019-2020 school year. With $3.4 billion in relief from school property taxes made available each year for New York state residents, the STAR program has t


Growing concerns over real estate fraud in Brooklyn

As real estate prices rise, many homeowners in Brooklyn are feeling the heat, as real estate fraud, intense harassment of homeowners to sell their homes and over development in which multi-story buildings are beside one-family houses have also increased to alarming levels.


VIDEO: Yankees Get Revenge on Trash Gleyber Torres HR Reversal With Back-to-Back Blasts

​This game was turned on its head when the ​umpires in the New York Yankees-Kansas City Royals reversed what looked like a clear Gleyber Torres three-run homer due to fan interference. Manager Aaron Boone lost his mind and got ejected, but the Yanks got revenge shortly after in the form of a three-r


NYC correction officer accused of driving drunk, crashing into cars

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- An off-duty correction officer was arrested after police say he drove drunk and crashed into multiple parked cars. The incident was reported just before 1:30 a.m. Friday on Sherman Avenue.