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Security guard injured in fatal Queens crash plans to sue city for $5M

A security guard who was hurt in a fatal Queens bus crash last week is planning to sue the city for $5 million, the Daily News has learned. Evens Veillard, 24, of Long Island, said he was literally knocked out of his shoes on Sept. 18, when a Dahlia Group Inc. travelling twice the speed limit on N

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 17:35:07

Queens bank bandit caught stained with red dye pleads guilty

A bank robber who was caught red-handed - literally - pleaded guilty Monday to the botched stickup in Queens. Authorities said Michael Ciaccio, 52, made off with about $1,300 from a Howard Beach bank in April after handing a teller a note claiming he had a gun and a bomb - neither of which was tru

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 02:17:06

Man steals woman's SUV after hitting it in Queens, NYPD says

A man rear-ended a woman and then stole her car in South Ozone Park on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, police said. (Credit: NYPD) A man stole a woman's car after rear-ending her in Queens last week, police said Tuesday. The man was driving a white sedan when he hit the 74-year-old woman's SUV near 109th

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-26 11:54:00

Suspects rear-end 74-year-old woman's SUV, then drive off with it in Queens

OZONE PARK, Queens - Police are looking for a pair of suspects who were caught on surveillance video ramming their car into the victim's SUV the driving off with both vehicles. It happened around 2:27 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the area of 109 Avenue and 120 Street in the Ozone Park neighborhood of

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-26 19:54:04

Fender bender fraudsters strike again

Fender bender fraudsters ripped off a 74-year-driver's car when she tried to exchange insurance information with one of them last week in Queens, footage released by cops Tuesday shows. The victim's SUV was struck by the suspect's white sedan as she was stopped at the corner of 109th Ave. and 120th

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-26 16:53:47

QUIZ: How many J train stops can you name?

The "J" Train at Marcy Ave., the first stop in Brooklyn, after a subway car stopped on the Williamsburg Bridge.(Theodorakis, Andrew/Theodorakis, Andrew) The J train is the jam. Yes, it's had some problems with bodily fluids getting on passengers, or up-and-coming musicians skipping fare, but no ot

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 18:40:38

Motorcycle crashes in Queens, Long Island kill two men

A car hit a 26-year-old man on a motorcycle Monday night, killing him, police said. Jamie Pusey of Queens was riding his motorbike north on Merrick Blvd. near 130th Ave. in St. Albans at about 7:30 p.m. when he collided with a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. Pusey flew off the bike and slammed into the as

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 15:00:00

Boy riding scooter struck, critically injured by SUV in Brooklyn

An SUV struck and critically hurt an 11-year-old boy riding a scooter in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police said. The boy was crossing E. 27th St. by Voorhies Ave. in Sheepshead Bay just after 5 p.m. when a Nissan SUV going north on E. 27th hit him, police said. The boy emerged from between two pa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 06:48:17

Why getting busted for a fake ID may thwart your naturalizing bid

Since crimes involving lying or fraud, like using a fake ID, are "Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude," USCIS could deny your naturalization application.(Nathan Blaney/Getty Images) Q. Last March, the police arrested me for using a fake ID. I was charged with a misdemeanor, but the judge ordered the ca

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 03:07:10

Nonprofit That Aids Blind To Open In Richmond Hill

Alphapointe CEO and President Reinhard Mabry at the Richmond Hill site on Sept. 26. Photo by Jon Cronin Alphapointe-a nonprofit that aids the education, advocacy and employment of legally blind people-announced on Tuesday the purchase of its new location in Richmond Hill. The lease for the Midwest-b

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-26 17:54:07

Fifteen women accuse ex-priest of sexually abusing them at Queens Catholic school over two decades

Fifteen women claimed Tuesday they were sexually abused by a priest at a Catholic school in Queens over a span of two decades. The women say they were abused by the Rev. Adam Prochaski at the Holy Cross school in Maspeth between 1973 and 1994, according to Robert Hoatson of the New Jersey-based Ro

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 18:05:48

LOVETT: As Dean Skelos adds to list of tossed corruption convictions, what does it take for a case to stick?

ALBANY - With former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos on Tuesday becoming the latest high echelon state government leader to have his conviction overturned, the scandal-weary public must be wondering what it will take to actually make a case stick. "Today's (Skelos) ruling shakes society's faith

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 17:59:03

Find the Taxidermy Bird You've Been Searching For at the Oddities Flea Market

It's officially fall, the celebrated season of leafy decay and fake pumpkin flavoring. As the air grows colder and the nights longer, we find ourselves lured to the weird and the witchy, titillated by the vexing charm of the unknown and otherworldly. For Ryan Matthew Cohn, this is more than just a s

OBSERVER - 2017-09-26 15:30:59

Best North Jersey food Instagrammers: Rad Eats

Editor's note: This is one of a series of stories profiling the people behind some of our favorite local foodie Instagram accounts. Watch their takeovers on the @northjerseyeats Instagram account. @rad__eats Norwood residents Ryan Konrad, 25, an account executive, and Candice Barrett, 23, working i

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-26 09:24:01

Prosecutors want to prove U.S. citizen guilty in Al Qaeda bombing plot: 'It is time to hold him accountable'

A U.S. citizen accused of joining al Qaeda with deadly motives is the victim of "speculation, fear and politics," his attorney argued Tuesday. But Brooklyn federal prosecutors said testimony from former terror operatives and a trove of forensic evidence prove Muhanad Mahmoud al Farekh is guilty of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 20:54:34

An Ecstatic Return for Two Dances by Pina Bausch

For the past week, two dances by Pina Bausch, the German choreographer and former director of the Wuppertal Tanztheater, who died in 2009, were performed to sold-out, rapturous crowds at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Lines for rush tickets stretched outside the building and, one night, Mikhail Bary

THE NEW YORKER - 2017-09-26 17:00:00

The iPhone 8 Plus beats the best smartphone camera from Samsung

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Could Samsung's reign as top smartphone camera maker be coming to an end? Indeed, Samsung has enjoyed the top spot when it comes to smartphone cameras ever since the Galaxy S7 was released back in early 2016. But the iPhone 8 Plus has made an incredible impression, an

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-26 15:04:44

Proposed law hopes to help trapped pets after evictions

A state lawmaker has proposed a new law to prevent animals from being left behind when their owners are evicted. Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal drafted the "No Pet Left Behind" bill after seeing a recent Post story about a Brooklyn landlord evicting a family and changing the locks - leaving

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-26 20:24:27

Queens Helps Storm-Battered Puerto Rico

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ Queens residents are putting together efforts to assist Puerto Rico after the island was left in devastation following a visit by Hurricane Maria that resulted in severe flooding and mass power outages. Community activist Martha Flores-Vazquez has joined forces with former Council

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-26 17:55:26

Exclusive: Video shows dead chickens in cages as part of Jewish ritual Kaporos

Exclusive video shows scores of chickens found dead in cages in Brooklyn, as part of an Orthodox Jewish ritual that courts have, so far, protected. The heat likely got to them. The chickens were going to be killed anyway as part of "Kaporos." "These chickens could've easily been left there for hours

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-26 21:41:12