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Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Westbury man hits two with car in Mineola, police say

A Westbury man was arrested after allegedly running over a man and woman following a parking spot dispute in Mineola on Sunday at 4:55 p.m., police said. The victims, a 52-year-old female and a 38-year-old male, were taken to an area hospital to be treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, police sa

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 13:56:18

Teenager cuffed for fatally stabbing a Glendale man during a Ridgewood robbery attempt

Detectives arrested a Bushwick teenager early on Monday morning for his alleged role in a deadly stabbing in Ridgewood earlier this month. Luis Paredes, 16, of Putnam Avenue faces second-degree murder and robbery charges for the stabbing death of Glendale's Daniel Atkinson, 17, on the evening of Mar

QNS.COM - 2018-03-19 18:30:30

MTA worker dies; subway service disrupted in New York City

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota discusses what led to the deterioration of the NYC subway system during a presentation in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Video Courtesy: MTA) Jon Campbell / Albany Bureau Subway service has been disrupted in New York City after an MTA worker died on the job today. A

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 10:48:44

Woman, 34, found cuffed and dead in Brooklyn home with plastic bag over her head

A Brooklyn woman was found dead Sunday in her bedroom, with her hands cuffed behind her back and a plastic bag over her head, police said. Officers found Ketsia Zephir, 34, in her home on E. 21st St. near Newkirk Ave. in Flatbush just before 3:15 p.m. Cops said they found no signs of trauma on Zep

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 07:31:06

Stop & Shop to shutter location in Hempstead village

The 100 full- and part-time employees at the store will be transferred to other locations of the supermarket chain, a spokesman said. Stop & Shop is closing its location in Hempstead village, a spokesman says. Photo Credit: Lou Minutoli A Stop & Shop grocery store in Hempstead village will close

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:00:00

Police searching for man accused of shooting livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - Police released surveillance footage Monday of the man wanted for shooting a livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx. Driver Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho, 26, was flagged down by a man while he was driving home on Saturday, March 17, according New York State Federation of Tax

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 09:07:49

NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

Police are still searching for the driver they say cut off another car in the Bronx - killing a beloved cheerleading coach at Cardinal Spellman High School. Her teenage daughter was also hurt in the crash. NY1's Lori Chung has more. "She kept this family together and now we don't have anything," sai

NY1 - 2018-03-19 11:48:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Man Assaults 94-Year-Old In Great Neck Plaza: Police

A man was arrested for assaulting a 94-year-old man, causing him to break his leg, on Sunday afternoon in Great Neck Plaza, police say. According to authorities, Daryl Wright, 39, of Manhasset, became irrational and started verbally arguing with the elderly man, and violently pushed him to the groun

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:25:53

Hit and run in the Bronx kills pedestrian

Police are investigating a hit and run that killed a pedestrian in the Bronx. A man was struck by a car just after 5 a.m. Monday at 181st Street and Third Avenue in Belmont. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say the driver got out of his vehicle and ran away from the scene.

NY1 - 2018-03-19 17:46:00

Latest 'Worst Commute' winner is Forest Hills woman whose subway trek from Brooklyn took 2 1/2 hours

A 2 1/2 hour commute after a 12-hour work day full of parent-teacher conferences has one Forest Hills teacher furious. Laura Taylor, a second-grade teacher at Borough Park, Brooklyn, endured her subway odyssey last week due to a signal malfunction at the Bergen Street subway station in Brooklyn, acc

QNS.COM - 2018-03-20 19:00:37

Genius steals money & lotto tickets in Flushing deli burglary - then tries to cash winning ticket there

A local man who tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket he allegedly stole from a Flushing deli the previous day has been apprehended, prosecutors said. Anthony Rodriguez, 31, was arrested on March 12 by the 111th Precinct. He faces charges of burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief in the t

QNS.COM - 2018-03-19 20:20:11

Woman killed, teenager injured after car overturns in the Bronx

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her passenger, a 16-year-old girl believed to be her daughter, was injured when their car plowed into an embankment in The Bronx and overturned at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. The accident happened after another driver, who did not stop, cut off their ca


Livery Cab Driver Shot 7 Times By Passenger In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A livery cab driver was shot multiple times by a passenger early Saturday morning in the Bronx. Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho picked up a street-hail fare around 12:45 a.m. at Fish Ave and Boston Road. When they reached their destination on Morrison Avenue, a male passenger robbed


Cops hunt masked creep who raped 12-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Brooklyn home

The incident took place in a home on Farragut Road near Remsen Ave. in Canarsie, Brooklyn, early on March 5.(Christian Mueller/Getty Images) A masked man armed with a knife raped a 12-year-old girl inside her Brooklyn home, police said Saturday. The sicko slipped inside the child's apartment on Fa


Ex-boyfriend charged with murder in LI nursing student's death, DA says

Haley Anderson's body was found March 9 in the off-campus home of her ex-boyfriend, Orlando E. Tercero, who has been charged with her murder, Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell said. Orlando Tercero, left, shown Tuesday in Managua, Nicaragua, has been charged with murder in connection w


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Hit-and-run driver cuffed after running over man who fell down near his car on Long Island

Neptali Sanchez, 44, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident without reporting.(NCPD) Police in Long Island have arrested a driver who sped off after running over a man who fell in front of his Ford Expedition. Nassau County investigators arrested Neptali Sanchez, 44, of Floral Park, on


FDNY: Lithium battery caused 5-alarm fire that disrupted LIRR service

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service in both directions on four branches on Friday, March 16, 2018, due to a large fire at a recycling plant near LIRR tracks in Queens. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp An improperly disposed lithium battery was to blame for the five-alarm fire in Queens that br