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Adele and Jennifer Lawrence had a blast at a gay bar in New York

The record-smashing English singer Adele and her buddy, Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence did just what a couple of gurl-friends do on a Friday night in New York City. They went for some drinks and a little dancing at a gay bar in the West Village.


Vote for marijuana legalization in N.J. held off; what it means for N.Y.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Talk about a buzz kill. Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey were in for a letdown Monday when the state’s top lawmakers canceled a vote to do just that, knowing they didn’t have the necessary votes to push the bill through.


Half-naked man with a knife shot by police in Queens after setting car on fire at NYPD precinct: officials

BAYSIDE, Queens — A half-naked man with a knife was shot by police in Queens on Sunday afternoon, NYPD officials said. He crashed his vehicle into a marked police car at the 111th NYPD Precinct house around 3 p.m., NYPD Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison said. The man, who's believed to be in his 30s,


Eight arrested, 20 pounds of pot, $7,000 cash seized in Paterson raid

The police raided an apartment on Main Street, arresting eight people, seizing 20 pounds of drugs, and $7,076 in cash, on Friday evening, according to police director Jerry Speziale.


FACT mix 699: Volvox

Brooklyn’s Volvox takes us to the warehouse on this pummeling blend of off-world acid and tweaked electro. Born in São Paulo and raised in New York, Ariana Paoletti, aka Volvox, developed her passion for electronic music while she was living in Boston, spending long nights at legendary industrial cl


Three Men Accused of Using Counterfeit Cash

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police arrested a trio accused of passing counterfeit money in Luzerne County. Lahmel Cephas of Wilkes-Barre and Armani Allen and Dvine Allen, both from Brooklyn, New York, are charged after investigators say they went on a counterfeit spree in New York, New Jersey, and


Stephentown, N.Y.: VITA offering free tax preparation

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance will provide free tax return assistance from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Stephentown Memorial Library, 472 State Route 43 at Grange Hall Road.


Sandy Hook victim’s father dead in apparent suicide at Newtown Town Hall: police

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook shooting died in an apparent suicide early Monday, according to police. Jeremy Richman, 49, of Newtown, was found dead at the Edmond Town Hall by ambulance crews who were called to the scene.


15 small apartment furniture and kitchen decor ideas

Living in a small space can present a unique set of challenges. I've lived in my Brooklyn studio rental for about a decade. I know lots of people use the word "small" when they talk about their apartment, but mine is almost comically small. As in, I'm an adult with the size bed many people have in t


VIDEO: Woman fights off groper on Brooklyn street

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police are looking for the man seen on surveillance video groping a woman on a Brooklyn street. It happened at about 8 a.m. at the corner of Livonia and Rockaway avenues in Brownsville on Mar. 10.


'Something Clearly Went Wrong': Alleged Mob Boss Murderer Returns to NYC to Face Charges

The 24-year-old man arrested in connection with the killing of Francesco Cali, a reputed boss of the Gambino crime family who was gunned down in a brazen hit earlier this month, returned to Staten Island Monday to face charges.


Yale soccer coach, others due in court in college admissions scam

A dozen athletic coaches, test administrators and others charged in a nationwide college admissions scam are in due in court. The group will be arraigned Monday in federal court in Boston on a charge of racketeering conspiracy.


8 ways cities are transforming urban rooftops

Over the past few years, a sweeping construction boom has rendered U.S. cities ever denser, but there’s one type of urban space that’s still an untapped resource: rooftops.


Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike

NEW YORK — The Manhattan US Attorney’s office said Monday that it is charging attorney Michael Avenatti “for attempting to extract more than $20 million in payments from a publicly traded company by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational


New York Radio Giant, Bob Slade Loses Fight with Kidney Disease

Sundays will never be the same. Popular host and New York radio veteran, Bob Slade lost his fight with kidney disease, leaving fans and supporters heartbroken. Most notable for his stint as a News Director at NYC’s popular adult contemporary station 98.7 Kiss FM, his take on news was culturally sens


Duo Arrested After Leading Nassau Officers On Chase: Police

Nassau Police arrested two men after they fled from officers following a burglary in Oceanside early Saturday morning, police say. According to police, while on routine patrol around 3:40 a.m. Saturday morning, officers saw two men in the back of the AT&T store located at 186 Merrick Road in Merrick


Arrests made in counterfeit cash spree in Luzerne County

LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- Police in Luzerne County arrested three men accused of passing counterfeit cash at several local businesses. Police say Lahmel Cephas of Wilkes-Barre and Armani and Dvine Allen of Brooklyn used more than $600 in fake $20 bills at the Game Stop in Wilkes-Barre Township o


Park Slope Candy Store Sold $1M Lottery Ticket

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN — One lucky Park Slope shopper won $1 million when buying lottery tickets on 7th Avenue. Two second-prize winning tickets were sold in New York for Saturday's Powerball drawing. Nobody hit the $625 million jackpot, but each second-prize ticket is worth $1 million.


Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. urges the city to pause its plans for new jails

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined constituents and activists on the steps of City Hall Sunday and urged the mayor to abandon plans to construct a jail in Mott Haven.


No collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election, the Special Counsel reports, obstruction of justice question unclear

Special Counsel Robert Mueller could not conclude that President Trump or his campaign colluded with Russian officials to sabotage the 2016 presidential election, according to Attorney General William Barr.