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Man beats up woman while trying to snatch cell phone on subway

This man beat up a 39-year-old woman as he tried to steal her cell phone aboard a Brooklyn subway train, police said. The victim was riding a southbound Q train when the man approached and tried to rip the phone from her hand around 3 p.m. Sept. 15. When the woman began to resist, the brute began pu

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 21:07:59

Hunt On For Brazen Bandit In Robbery At Queens Dunkin' Donuts

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a Dunkin' Donuts in Woodside, Queens. It happened last Saturday just before six in the morning. Police released surveillance video of the man they say entered the store on Woodside Avenue, ordered a coffee, and paid for it. When

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 18:27:00

Man Took Cellphone Photo Under Her Woman's Dress: Police

GARDEN CITY, NY - A 25-year-old Long Island man was arrested Saturday for taking a cellphone photo under a woman's dress back in June, police said. Jonathan Vega, of Uniondale, is charged with second degree unlawful surveillance and harassment. According to the Garden City Police Department, a 24-

PATCH - 2017-09-24 13:46:48

Nearly two dozen teachers at Brooklyn’s New American Academy taking pay cuts of up to $50G 

Nearly two dozen teachers at New American Academy, a public elementary school in Crown Heights, took pay cuts of up to $50,000 - or more.(Barry Williams/for New York Daily News) That's gotta hurt. Nearly two dozen teachers at Brooklyn's New American Academy took pay cuts, some in the $50,000 range

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 00:46:13

Brooklyn woman survives stray bullet to chest fired during brawl between neighbors

A Brooklyn mother narrowly escaped death after a fight between neighbors sent a stray bullet flying through her chest. Katiuska Cabrera was sitting on the stoop of her Belmont Ave. building in East New York about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday when a shot tore through her left arm, into one of her breasts

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 23:43:38

Thieves caught posing as cops to rob 60-year-old man

New video shows two thieves posing as police officers to rob a 60-year-old man in Queens, authorities said. The suspects got out of a car and approached the victim as he was standing near the corner of Ithaca Ave. and Britton Ave. in Elmhurst, and identified themselves as cops around 3:20 p.m. last

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 18:23:39

Police search for man involved in robbery in 79-year-old's Brooklyn apartment

BROOKLYN - Police are asking for help in identifying the man involved in connection to a robbery in Brooklyn. On Sept. 8, a man knocked on the apartment door of a 79-year-old man inside the Marlboro Houses, police said. On Sept. 8, a man came into a 79-year-old's apartment and stole a phone and lamp

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-24 14:46:01

Police: Fetus tossed in trash in Queens

Police are investigating after a fetus was tossed in the trash in Queens. Officials say a woman notified staff at Cornell Hospital that she had a miscarriage and threw the fetus in the garbage. It happened in Astoria just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Police are now looking to see whether any criminality

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-25 01:54:48

Readers sound off on opioids, Heroes of the Month and exercise

Forest Hills: It has been said that the anteroom of hell is paved with good will. The Daily News reported on Friday that CVS pharmacy will limit the dispensing of opioid prescriptions to a seven day supply. Very nice, the addicts will go from pharmacy to pharmacy. On the other hand (and I am glad I

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 07:00:23

Queens landlord, 68, dies after fire breaks out in basement

Firefighters battle a blaze that erupted in the basement of a home on 97th Ave. near 107th St. in Ozone Park, Queens, on Sunday morning.(Vic Nicastro for New York Daily News) The patriarch of a large Queens family died early Sunday in an electrical fire at his three-story home, officials said. The

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 15:11:03

2 men pose as police officers and rob man in Elmhurst, Queens

The NYPD is searching for two men who posed as police officers in a robbery in Queens. Police say the two men in a gray car approached a 60-year-old man saying they were officers.. It happened near Ithaca and Britton Avenues in Elmhurst on Sept. 19. The driver was wearing an ID holder around his nec

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-25 11:11:54

Landlord dies in Queens house fire

A 68-year-old landlord was killed in a Queens house fire Sunday, officials said. The fire started around 2:30 a.m. inside the three story home on 97th Ave. in Ozone Park. When the fire was brought under control about an hour later, firefighters found Mohinvei Singh's body lying in the basement. "It'

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 18:05:33

Man killed in Queens house fire

OZONE PARK, Queens - A man was killed after a fire broke out in Queens Sunday morning. Police responded to a 911-call Sept. 24 about a house fire in Ozone Park. Upon putting out the fire, FDNY discovered a man in the basement of the house. The landlord of the house, 68-year-old Mohinvei Singh, was p

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-24 13:46:05

EXCLUSIVE: Lancman Staffer Nominated To Run For Simanowitz's Seat

Staff Writer Leaders from the Queens County Democratic Party have nominated Daniel Rosenthal, district director for Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest), to run in a special election for Assembly District 27. The seat was left vacant after the death of Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz (D-Flushing) ea

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-24 19:33:09

Rabbi Israel Stein, leader in local Jewish community, dies at 79

Rabbi Israel Stein, who led the Greater Bridgeport Jewish Community's largest Conservative synagogue for 33 years, died Saturday at age 79, after an illness. Not only was Stein a spiritual leader, but a colleague and friend described him as a tireless "man of peace," who worked on a variety of socia

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-24 22:22:16

Traffic: Police car crash slows I-684 S/B

There are several state roadwork projects scheduled in Westchester and Putnam counties this week on the Hutchinson River, Bronx River, Sprain Brook, Taconic State and Saw Mill River parkways; Routes 6, 9, 9A, 9D, 22, 100, 117, 120, 120A, 127 and 448; Interstates 87, 95 and 684; and state roads in E

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-25 11:37:56

New Knicks piece wants to prove he overcame biggest weakness

New Knicks center Enes Kanter spent a lot of time in New York this summer, working out, losing weight and appearing on a couple of occasions with Russell Westbrook at Carmelo Anthony's pickup games at his Manhattan gym. According to Kanter's manager, Hilmi Cinar, Kanter has used New York as his tra

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-25 04:14:09

Dad of baby carved from mom's stomach set to attend killer's trial

The father of a Bronx tot who miraculously survived being carved out of her mother's womb by an unhinged baby-snatcher says he's "still hurting" nearly two years after his girlfriend's slaughter. "Maybe in time, that will change," dad Patrick Bradley told The Post Sunday. "We'll see what happens." T

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 20:13:41

Eagles 27, Giants 24

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants walks off the field after the Giants failed to get the first down in the second period against the Philadelphia Eagles on September 24, 2017 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NEWSDAY - 2017-09-25 13:05:00

Sarah Jessica Parker hosting 'unforgettable shoe-shopping experience' on NYC Airbnb tour

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-25 12:45:00