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Brooklyn girl testifies against man she says stabbed her and killed her friend

A young girl testified this week at the murder trial of the man accused of attacking her and her friend inside an elevator in Brooklyn. 11-year-old Mikayala Capers says she had just finished a game of tag and was headed upstairs for Italian ices with her friend, Prince Joshua Avitto, back in June of

NY1 - 2018-03-21 01:50:00

31 people hurt in Brooklyn bus crash: FDNY

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - Nearly three dozen people were hurt in a Brooklyn bus crash Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. The crash happened about 12:45 p.m. near Rockaway Avenue and Eastern Parkway. It's unclear whether any other vehicles were involved. At least 31 people suffered minor injuries,

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 17:45:03

Woman Needs 93 Stitches After Brooklyn McDonald's Slashing: NYPD

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - An 18-year-old girl needed 93 stitches after she was slashed in the face outside a Brooklyn McDonald's. Police released photos Monday night of a man who attacked the teenager outside the fast food restaurant on Mermaid and Stillwell avenues at about 5 p.m. on Feb. 9. The suspec

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:00:11

Head of notorious crime family behind '$26million loan shark scheme' pleads guilty to racketeering and must give up $1.25million in forfeiture and sell the New York mansion he built with the dirty cash

Ronald Giallanzo, 47, pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy on Monday He admitted to his involvement in multiple acts of loansharking over 10 yearsHe is said to have lent over $3million in extortionate loans at one pointGiallanzo will have to forfeit $1.25million and sell a Howard Beach, Queens

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-20 00:54:03

Stop & Shop to shutter location in Hempstead village

The 100 full- and part-time employees at the store will be transferred to other locations of the supermarket chain, a spokesman said. Stop & Shop is closing its location in Hempstead village, a spokesman says. Photo Credit: Lou Minutoli A Stop & Shop grocery store in Hempstead village will close

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:00:00

Westbury man hits two with car in Mineola, police say

A Westbury man was arrested after allegedly running over a man and woman following a parking spot dispute in Mineola on Sunday at 4:55 p.m., police said. The victims, a 52-year-old female and a 38-year-old male, were taken to an area hospital to be treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, police sa

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 13:56:18

Police Searching For Missing Autistic Teen On Long Island

FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Officials on Long Island are asking the public's help in finding a missing autistic teen who disappeared from his home early Tuesday morning. Eighteen-year-old Joseph Barbella was last seen around 3 a.m. at his home on Commonwealth Street in Franklin Square. Jose

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 11:15:37

Winter Storm Warnings Issued As Another Nor'easter Looms

A fourth nor'easter of the month (yes, the month) will wallop Long Island on the second day of spring Wednesday. Winter storm warnings have been issued, there's the potential for more than a foot of snow on the island and travel may be nearly impossible during the Wednesday evening commute, the Nati

PATCH - 2018-03-20 11:59:42

Woman, 34, Found Dead on Bedroom Floor With Hands Cuffed, Plastic Bag on Head: Police

43 Submit a Complaint News 4 A 34-year-old woman was found dead on the floor of her Brooklyn bedroom, her hands handcuffed behind her body and a plastic bag over her head, police say. Authorities say Ketsia Zephir was pronounced dead at the scene on East 21st Street in Flatbush around 3:15 p.m. Su

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-19 12:36:32

Queens man charged in gang-related killing of teen, officials say

A Queens man was charged in connection with the death of a teenager in February, officials said on Friday. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne A 19-year-old Queens man was extradited from Maryland earlier this week on charges he and others killed a teenager in February in what NYPD investigators bel


Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The


Queens package bombing suspect may face death penalty if convicted of killing man with device meant for cop

Victor Kingsley has been hit with a two-count indictment and the charge of using a weapon of mass destruction makes him eligible for a death sentence if convicted.(WNBC) A Brooklyn man arrested for killing an elderly man with a package bomb meant for a police officer could be facing a potential dea


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Cops seize nearly $500,000 in marijuana during a major Flushing drug bust

Six individuals face drug possession and other charges after cops conducted a massive bust at a Flushing residence this week which led to the seizure of nearly 200 pounds of marijuana and ketamine. On March 13 at around 2:20 p.m., officers from the 109th Precinct Anti-Crime Unit were on plain-clothe


Fire breaks out near LIRR tracks in Queens; multiple lines suspended

JAMAICA, Queens - Multiple Long Island Railroad lines were suspended Friday after a fire broke out near tracks in Jamaica. The rubbish fire started around 1 p.m. near 187th Street and 90th Avenue, FDNY said. The fire is located near the LIRR's tracks at Hillside, the LIRR tweeted. Service was suspen