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Nassau MS-13 Member Sentenced For Two Murders
An MS-13 gang member from Hempstead was sentenced to 32 years to life in prison on Tuesday for shooting a teenager to death in 2016 and hacking a man to death with a machete in 2017.
'Karina Got Justice': NYC Jogger Killer Gets Life Sentence With No Chance of Parole
The man convicted of killing Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old Queens woman who went out for a run in her neighborhood park one summer day and never came home, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole on Tuesday.
Priciest home sales in Franklin Square
Priciest home sales in Franklin Square (11010) The three highest-priced home sales in Franklin Square last month ranged from $600,000 to $715,000. The priciest Franklin Square home sold in March was a 5-bedroom, 4-bath hi-ranch on .12 acres at 476 Oaks Court that sold for $715,000. It was listed by
Mom of Chanel Lewis says Vetrano family ‘broke my heart’ during court statement
Even the mother of convicted Queens killer Chanel Lewis was moved by the statement from his victim’s mom in court Tuesday. While insisting her son is innocent of jogger Karina Vetrano’s murder, “I give condolences to the family, because I am a mother, and it broke my heart when [Karina’s mom Cathie
Babysitter screamed ‘I don’t work for free’ before stabbing Bronx mom in front of her children: sources
A babysitter cops say plunged a knife into a young Bronx mom during a fight over her childcare fees screamed ‘I don’t work for free!’ before stabbing her, police sources said Tuesday.
SEE IT: Brooklyn robbery suspect snatches Taser from four cops trying to arrest him and zaps them with it
A suspected crook overpowered four cops trying to arrest him in Brooklyn, stealing a Taser from one of them and using it to jolt the other three, police said Tuesday. The chaotic melee was caught on surveillance video outside a deli on Nostrand Ave. at Sterling Place in Crown Heights about 6:10 p.m.
NYPD: After Asking For A Light, Suspect Sexually Assaulted Woman In Prospect Heights Building
A woman was followed into her Brooklyn apartment building on Sunday night and sexually assaulted, according to the police, who are now searching for a suspect. The incident took place around 11:45 p.m. on April 21st, when a 27-year-old woman arrived at her building near Underhill Avenue and St. John
2 NYPD Patrol Officers Under Investigation For Response To Fatal Ax Attack
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two NYPD officers are under investigation for what they allegedly did while responding to this weekend’s fatal ax attack on a pregnant woman in Brooklyn.
Boy Scouts naming 200 leaders accused of sex abuse in New York, New Jersey
The names of close to 200 Boy Scout leaders in New York and New Jersey accused of sexually abusing kids will be released Tuesday. The leaders worked in both states and were named in the Boy Scouts of America’s “perversion files,” according to a pair of law firms representing victims.
Man gets life in prison in Queens jogger murder case
The Brooklyn man convicted of murdering Queens jogger Karina Vetrano has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Vetrano was killed in 2016 while jogging near her home in Howard Beach, Queens.
‘You can’t let somebody like that get away’: MTA subway conductor captures his attacker after being stabbed on the job
A Bronx subway stabber arrived at his last stop thanks to a gutsy and bloodied MTA conductor who fought off a platform knife attack and corralled his assailant for cops — and it nearly cost him his spleen.
Video shows man wanted in violent Brooklyn sex assault
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Investigators are searching for the man behind a terrifying sexual assault in Brooklyn. It happened late Sunday night near the corner of St. John's Place and Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights.
Missing Brownsville Man Disappears Near Family Dollar, Cops Say
BROWNSVILLE, BROOKLYN -- An elderly Brownsville man disappeared from outside a Brooklyn dollar store Monday, according to police. David McIntosh, 70, vanished from the Family Dollar on Dumont Avenue and Junius Street at about 11:40 a.m. Monday, police said.
NYCHA Residents And Advocates Fear City's Revised Privatization Plan Will Put Tenant Rights At Risk
On the evening of February 13th, Mary McGee stepped up to a microphone at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Four New York City Housing Authority board members sat silently before her, along a folding table draped in blue bunting. McGee lives in the Fulton Houses in Chelsea, and had come to tha
Nassau Police Seeking 2 Men For Beating, Stabbing Others
The Nassau County Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify and find the two men pictured above. According to police, on April 7 at around 9:30 p.m., the two men assaulted three other people at the Hemptead Bus Depot, located at 68 West Columbia St. One of the victims suffered a ser
Two Cops Suspended For Allegedly Refusing To Enter Apartment Of Ax-Attack Murder Victim
Two Brooklyn police officers are accused of refusing to enter an apartment where a 20-year-old woman was murdered with an ax and a four-year-old girl was sleeping. The pair of officers from the 83rd Precinct allegedly claimed the apartment, at the Bushwick Houses, "was outside their jurisdiction," a
Sixers vs. Nets Game 5 preview: Be prepared for the kitchen sink from Brooklyn
Coming into a series with the Brooklyn Nets, one of the scary things to consider from the Sixers' perspective was how little the Nets had to lose. In many ways, they were the plucky upstart Philadelphia was last season, just a worse team. When people don't expect a young team to win, you can get awa
Dead man found on Brooklyn subway tracks
MTA workers found a dead man on the subway tracks at a Brooklyn L-train station on Monday night, police said. A straphanger spotted the man on the tracks and pulled the emergency brake on a southbound train at the Livonia Avenue station in Brownsville around 9:30 p.m., cops said.
Watch Live: Chanel Lewis Sentencing for Murder of Karina Vetrano
New York man Chanel Lewis is expected to be sentenced Tuesday for the murder of Karina Vetrano. Court is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. Prosecutors said that Lewis killed Vetrano while she was out jogging on Aug. 2, 2016 in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens. They were strangers. Her fathe
Four shootings on one violent day shows the difficulty of the NYPD’s effort to drive down crime further
It was a typical murder in New York’s era of low crime — a young man killed on the street by a gangbanger. “I didn’t think it would happen to me, and it did,” said Lasandra Powell, the mother of 18-year-old Davion Powell, shot dead in broad daylight last Tuesday in Brooklyn.