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Susan Trott: Woman Found Dead With Throat Slashed in NYC Apartment
Police entered the apartment and saw blood in the living room. There was a trail of it leading to the bedroom, where Trott was lying on her back with her throat slashed. Police said Trott was fully clothed and nothing appeared to have been stolen from the apartment, asreportedby theNew York Times.Po
Bronx market owner shoots dead would-be robber: police sources - NY Daily News
A Bronx supermarket owner shot dead a man who tried to rob his store Sunday night, police sources said.The robber, 32, tried at 10:30 p.m. to stick up the J Market on Morrison Ave. near E. 172nd St. in Soundview, said sources.
NYC Weather: Near-Freezing Low Possible As Fall Chill Sets In
Sunshine is expected throughout the week, with the mercury reaching a high near 54 degrees on Monday as temperatures "rebound" from the weekend chill, the weather servicesays.
Drag racer dies after car smashes into traffic pole
Soon after midnight on Sunday, the driver of the black Honda Civic — identified by a friend as 30-year-old Jesus Santiago — lost control of his car and slammed into the traffic-light pole near the corner of Review Avenue and Van Dam Street in Sunnyside, cops said.
Man dies in jump from George Washington Bridge
The man, who has not been identified, jumped from the eastbound lower level of the bridge at around 6:15 p.m., said Rudy King, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The victim was about 30 years old, King said.
Grisel Rodriguez of PS 82 in Jamaica chosen as Principal of the Month
“This is her third year at the school,” said Jasmin Anderton, a special education teacher at PS 82. “Every year, the grades have been up at the school and [the students] have started meeting the standards for ELA and Math.”
NYPD: Bodega Owner Shoots Would-Be Robber in Head, Kills Him
What to KnowA 32-year-old man police say tried to rob a Bronx bodega late Sunday was shot and killed by the 43-year-old store owner, the NYPD saysThe store owner in Soundview was taken to an NYPD station house to be questioned, but authorities later said he would not be chargedNo arrests have been m
The original Metropolitan Opera House, aka the 'yellow brick brewery', opened 135 years ago today - The Bowery Boys: New York City History
“A very grand audience assembled last evening in the new Metropolitan Opera-house on the occasion of its formal public opening,”said the New York Timesin its front-page story the following day. “The lines of carriages were so long that the three entrances were unequal to the test of receiving their
Bodega owner blows robber away during stick up in the Bronx
A Bronx bodega owner gunned down a man as he attempted to rob his store on Sunday night, cops said.The crook had gotten into an altercation with the owner, 43, after trying to hop over his counter at the J Market on Morrison Ave in Soundview, according to police.It’s unclear if the crook was carryin
Men Posed as Utility Workers, Robbed Woman in NYC: Police
What to KnowPolice say two men posing as utility workers robbed a woman of $2,500 after making their way into her homeThe NYPD says the men knocked on the door of the home near Oriental Boulevard and Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoonAuthorities say once they got inside, they demanded mo
Stabbing leaves son dead, father injured in Manhattan: police
HARLEM, Manhattan - A stabbing in Manhattan left a son dead and his father injured Friday night. Police responded to an assault shortly before 11 p.m. in front of a building along West 152nd Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem. When officers arrived, they found the son, 35, and his fat
Staten Island Ferry commuters get up-close view of largest Royal Navy ship
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island Ferry commuters have an additional sight-seeing opportunity for the next week as the HMS Queen Elizabeth -- the largest Royal Navy ship -- made its way to New York City on Friday.The Elizabeth--Britain’s newest aircraft carrier--will spend seven days in New York’
Son Dead, Father Wounded After Stabbing in NYC: Police
Police found the two men with stab wounds to their chests late Friday evening, the NYPD said A father was wounded and his son was killed in a stabbing after the two men got into an argument with another man, police saidThe 56-year-old father and his 35-year-old son allegedly beat up another man afte
Things to Do in Gramercy This Month - October 2018
Gramercy is one of Manhattan's smallest neighborhoods, but it's also one of the most beautiful. You'll find a nice selection of tasty eateries and independent shops in the area, as well as quite a few class New York City photo ops. City Guide will prepare you for your exploration of the area with th
Man stabbed in chest, stomach in Brooklyn: police
BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn - Police are searching for the man allegedly involved in a stabbing in Brooklyn. On Oct. 14, police said a 29-year-old man was approached while he was inside 4417 New Utrecht Ave. in Borough Park at about 12:25 a.m. According to Google Maps, the address is registered to the So
2nd Proud Boys member arrested for violent NYC brawl - WND
A second member of the far-right group Proud Boys was arrested and arraigned Friday one week after a violent brawl outside a New York City Republican club. The arrest came after the group’s leader, Gavin McInnes, said he was arranging for the surrender of members wanted by the New York Police Depart
Here are the winning $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot lottery numbers
The jackpot soared to an estimated $1 billion, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history, just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing. The prize climbed from $970 million.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By SUV in New Jersey: Police
The man in his 40s was struck by a driver in a 2014 Ford Explorer traveling east on Broadway, near Orange Avenue, in Elmwood Park around 10 p.m., police said.
Night of booze, cocaine lead up to Stamford man’s killing
Image1of2James Rackover, seen here in a 2016 arraignment, has been charged with the murder, accused of beating, dismembering and burning 29-year-old Joey Comunale, of Stamford before dumping his body in a shallow grave... more
High-Speed Chase, Crash Shuts Down Route 9A
This story has been updated.A high-speed police chase that ended with a crash has closed a major Westchester County roadway in two towns and injured a police officer, according to the Westchester County Police.The chase began around 11:30 a.m. Friday when a Westchester County Police officer received