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Slain jogger Karina Vetrano’s friend gets death threat on Instagram
The best friend of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano got hate-filled death threats on the very day Vetrano’s killer was sentenced for the murder, police sources said Wednesday.
Violent Manhole Explosions Rattle Midtown Manhattan; 6 Hurt
A series of manhole explosions rattled midtown Manhattan Wednesday, making people jump with sudden booms as black smoke billowed out from underground. All together, up to five active manhole fires were reported, fire officials said.
Krisak's eight goals helps Lawrence expand Patriot Division lead
Barring an unexpected loss to Hamilton this Friday, Lawrence effectively locked up its second straight Patriot Division title by defeating Steinert for the second time this season, 12-5.
Nottingham (16) at Lawrence (10) - Softball
Jayden Glazewski had four RBI and a home run for Nottingham in a 16-10 win against Lawrence in Lawrenceville. Brianna Dunmeyer was 3-for-5 with four RBI and two runs scored for Nottingham (6-2) while Alexus Scourtas was 3-for-4 with three runs scored.
Cop, NYC Teacher Among 16 Alleged Child Predators Snared in NJ App-Luring Ring
More than a dozen alleged child predators, including a New York City teacher, a New Jersey cop, a dental hygienist, a minister and two ride-share drivers, have been arrested for allegedly luring children for sex via chat apps, prosecutors said Wednesday.
SummerStage Queens Lineup: Free Concerts In 2019
QUEENS, NY — The Metropolitan Opera, a flamenco dance company and a steel pan orchestra are coming to Queens this summer as part the city's free SummerStage festival, organizers announced Tuesday.
Woman Killed In Northern State Parkway Crash
A 25-year-old woman was killed when she was ejected from a motorcycle during a crash on the Northern State Parkway. Passenger Carina J. Castro Perez, 25, of Westbury, was killed around 8:44 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, east of Exit 26N in the town of North Hempstead, said New York State Trooper Daniel A
Nassau DA: MS-13 Member Sentenced to 32 Years to Life in Prison for Two Uniondale Murders
Nassau County District Attorney announced that a Hempstead MS-13 member was sentenced to 32 years to life in prison for shooting death of a teenager in Uniondale in 2016 and the brutal machete murder of a 22-year old in 2017.
New York City Rents Have Reached Record-Breaking Highs
Rents in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan have all reached record-setting highs, with rates increasing in the first quarter of 2019, according to Streeteasy. Rents in Manhattan rose 2.6 percent to $3,217, while Brooklyn rents increased 2.2 percent to $2,608. Rents in Queens jumped 2.5% to $2,173.
Multiple manhole fires in Midtown
MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Firefighters responded to multiple manhole fires in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning. Smoke could be seen pouring from two manholes on 32nd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues shortly after 11:00 a.m.
Accused ax murderer Jerry Brown arraigned at his Brooklyn hospital bed for attacking ex-girlfriend and killing her friend
An ex-con accused of wielding an ax to attack his ex-girlfriend and kill her best friend in their Brooklyn apartment was formally charged with murder Wednesday as he sat in bed in a South Williamsburg hospital where he’s undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
14th Street will be closed to most traffic during L train reconstruction
The city will ban most private traffic on 14th Street in Manhattan, making it a bus-only thoroughfare after-all, as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s upcoming L train tunnel rehab plan, transit sources said Wednesday.
NYC Pilot Program Will Limit Cars Along 14th Street Starting in June
A pilot program that will limit cars on 14th Street was announced Wednesday, all with the goal of easing congestion while getting bus riders moving across one of the city’s busiest streets.
Brooklyn rabbi and wife beaten in anti-Semitic attack in Africa
A Brooklyn rabbi and his wife were beaten by brutes who peppered them with anti-Semitic insults during an attack at a synagogue they run in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Rabbi Shmuel Notik and his wife, Chaya, were attacked Tuesday night by five stick-wielding crooks who spewed hatred before steali
ICE Agents Appear at a Westchester Court the Day After New York State Restricts Access
A day after the Office of Court Administration created a new rule to limit Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses, three ICE agents showed up to an undocumented man’s criminal court hearing in an attempt to arrest him.
Three arrested after traffic stop, seizure of counterfeit money
FORT ANN — Three residents of Brooklyn were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Route 4 led to the seizure of $1,700 worth of counterfeit money, police said. State Police stopped the northbound vehicle just before 3:30 a.m. after determining it had a suspended registration and illegally t
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
16 chefs and restaurateurs share their favorite places to eat in NYC
INSIDER asked chefs and restaurateurs about their favorite places to eat in New York City. Some chefs said they enjoy places that serve classic dishes, like Lucien and Timna. Some of the food experts said they enjoy places that have been open for quite some time, like Barney Greengrass and Ferdinand
Second Man Convicted In The 1998 Death Of James Byrd Jr To Be Executed
In 1998, Jasper, Texas became the epicenter of the nation when James Byrd Jr's dismembered body was found outside of a predominately black church. The rest of his body was found about a mile and a half away.
NY, NJ residents will need REAL ID, enhanced ID to board domestic flights starting 2020
NEW YORK — New York and New Jersey residents are going to need an enhanced driver’s license or REAL ID if they want to board domestic flights. Starting October 2020, if residents want to use their license or non-driver ID to get onto an airplane, enter certain federal buildings or enter military bas