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President Trump blasts Mayor de Blasio's handling of NYCHA buildings

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- There is a ton of anger in public housing - anger directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Federal government, and at the bureaucrats who run NYCHA.


It's The Weekend Service Changes On The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, B, C, E, F, J, M, N, L, Q, and R Trains... Thanks!

It's the weekend again and just like your loser ex, the subway is ready to disappoint you as usual. Thanks!. That's right Jimmy, I'm talking about you. Here are your weekend subway changes, courtesy of the MTA. Trains that won't play you as much are the D, the G, and the S.


Police: Woman Throws Coffee In Face Of Would-Be Rapist In Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was arrested Friday after he allegedly followed a 51-year-old woman home and then tried to sexually assault her in Manhattan. It happened in broad daylight around 9:50 a.m. Thursday near Seaman Avenue and Academy Street in the Inwood neighborhood.


Dangerous Queens street designated as priority corridors in city’s revised Vision Zero plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces more safety measures will be made along 21st Street in Astoria and two other dangerous roadways in Queens. The city identified three Queens roadways as priority corridors that have proven dangerous for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists and are now the focus of new sa


Police investigating fatal shooting of Brooklyn teen

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Crime scene investigators and detectives were working over the scene of a deadly shooting which took the life of a 15-year-old student on Friday. The boy's mother was extremely distraught as she and other family members came home trying to get in their apartment. The boy


One Man And Woman Shot In The Rockaways: NYPD

QUEENS, NY — Two people were shot in Far Rockaway, Queens on Friday afternoon, police said. The shooting happened at Grassmere Terrace and Beach 25th St., according to police.


Not a single subway line to be left unscathed this weekend

A majority of train lines will have to deal with service changes this weekend, with lots of skips, delays, and convoluted routes, especially on the E. To top it all off, the MTA just announced there will be no 7 service on Saturday between Queensboro Plaza and 34 Street-Hudson Yards from 6 a.m. to 3


Family reacts after 15-year-old boy fatally shot in his Brooklyn apartment building

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn -- A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in Brooklyn Friday night. Police responded to 1395 Flatbush Ave. just before 6 p.m. and found the teenage boy with gunshot wounds to his head and torso, authorities said.


MS-13 members busted for Queens subway shooting held without bail

Two reputed MS-13 gang members accused in the broad-daylight fatal shooting of a rival on a Queens subway platform were ordered held without bail Friday. Tito Martinez-Alvarenga, 19, and Victor Lopez, 20, were both remanded at their arraignments in Queens Criminal Court on charges of second-degree m


Conviction overturned for man in 2001 Brooklyn strip club murder

BROOKLYN, New York City (WABC) -- A man in prison for a 2001 murder outside a Brooklyn strip club had his conviction vacated Friday because the confession used in his trial did not match the facts of the case.


Things to Do in Queens This Month - February 2019

If you really want the full New York City experience, you've got to make a trek out to all five boroughs, including the one-of-a-kind area of Queens. Home to MoMA PS1, the New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and the Queens International Night Market, there's plenty to see in do i


Man allegedly shoots sister’s boyfriend to death in Brooklyn

A man allegedly shot and killed his sister’s boyfriend in Brooklyn on Friday, sources said. The suspect shot his 23-year-old rival in the stomach and arm when he opened fire in East Flatbush at about 5 p.m., according to police sources.


Manhattan pharmacist pleads guilty of stealing from Medicaid, AG's office says

A Manhattan pharmacist who stole millions of dollars from New York State’s Medicaid program pleaded guilty to grand larceny Friday. Hin Wong, 50, faces a two- to six-year prison term in a case that involved filing $3.5 million in bogus payment claims to the state Medicaid program.


Sturbridge traffic stop yields more than a kilo of cocaine, state police say

Troopers seized more than a kilogram of cocaine and arrested two men from the Bronx after a traffic stop Friday on I-84 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts State Police said. A state police spokesman said Trooper Martin Cunniff pulled over Juan Cruceta, 32, for speeding and a dangerous lane change. Cunniff


Officials: Dropped thermos may have caused deadly Queens bus crash

FLUSHING, Queens -- A freak accident involving a dropped thermos might have causeda bus crash that killed three people in New York City, federal safety investigators said Thursday.


El Chapo to seek new trial after juror says panel ignored judge's orders

Attorneys for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said the convicted drug kingpin will seek a new trial in light of an interview in which one of the jurors who convicted the notorious Mexican cartel leader admitted ignoring the judge's orders not to read media reports about the case.


Drug dealers' reign of terror over in Harlem neighborhood with five nearby schools, prosecutors say

Six suspected drug dealers were busted Friday for pushing their poison near Harlem schools, prosecutors said. The dealers peddled crack cocaine and heroin along a stretch of W. 123rd St, frustrating and intimidating the community, authorities said.


Man Shot In Flushing After Dispute, Police Say

FLUSHING, QUEENS — The NYPD is investigating a shooting that left one person injured just blocks away from Flushing Meadows Corona Park, an NYPD spokesman said. A 30-year-old man was shot around 6 a.m. in the intersection of Maple Avenue and College Point Boulevard following a dispute with another g


City correction officers warned of possible threats following prison death

The controversial death of an inmate in an upstate prison has prompted a warning to city jails staff to be "especially alert" due to a "possible threat." Anthony (Trey) Myrie died of a heart attack at Greene Correctional Facility in Coxsackie on Feb. 11 after a brawl with inmates, the Department of


Queens nurse charged with scheme of falsifying records and other crimes to increase her pay

A registered nurse was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly filing false timekeeping records of home care visits to patients in order to fill her pockets with thousands of extra dollars she did not earn, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.