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Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

Nor'easter snow totals for New York City

Wednesday's nor'easter was the result of a merging of two pieces of energy in the atmosphere. At first, it didn't look too bad News 12 meteorologist Mike Rizzo says, but once the storm got underway, it intensified offshore developing an intense snowband with snowfall rates as high as 5 inches per ho

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-22 14:11:00

These NYC Streets Will Be Closed Saturday for March for Our Lives

PARKLAND, FL - MARCH 20: Sophie Phillips holds a sign as she attends a rally for those heading to the March for Our Lives event in Washington D.C. on March 20, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. The rally was held in the name of the 17 students and school staff killed on Valentines Day at Marjory Stoneman D

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:31:04

Driver with suspended license charged in double-fatal crash

JERSEY CITY -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with two counts of death by auto for a crash that killed two Union City residents on Tonnelle Avenue last month, authorities said. Alex Torres, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 when he killed Mario Guevara, 25, and Heat

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:03:47

City airport workers' minimum wage raised to $19 per hour

The Port Authority will raise the wages of more than 40,000 workers at all three New York City-area airports - boosting the minimum to $19 an hour by 2023, agency officials voted on Thursday. The employees, including cleaners, wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, security, and others, will get a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 19:30:28

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing was cleared of the charges Wednesday, when prosecutors dropped a case that new witnesses threw into question. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. Newfound witnes

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:24:21

City correction officer grilled by cops after 35-year-old woman was shot to death in his Bronx home

Cops are grilling a city correction officer over the fatal shooting of a woman inside his Bronx apartment, officials said Thursday. Police took the 42-year-old correction officer into custody after a woman was shot in the left side of her chest in his sixth-floor apartment on Ogden Ave. near Unive

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 15:41:05

Woman, 34, found cuffed and dead in Brooklyn home with plastic bag over her head

A Brooklyn woman was found dead Sunday in her bedroom, with her hands cuffed behind her back and a plastic bag over her head, police said. Officers found Ketsia Zephir, 34, in her home on E. 21st St. near Newkirk Ave. in Flatbush just before 3:15 p.m. Cops said they found no signs of trauma on Zep


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Breaking cover: Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife Georgina Chapman is pictured for first time since canceling February fashion show, as she steps out in New York City with a bodyguard

Chapman, 44, announced that she was leaving the disgraced movie mogul after multiple accusations of sexual assault were made last yearThey couple reached a divorce settlement in January in which she received full custody of the childrenThe Marchesa designer has been keeping a low profile since Octob


'I felt as if I were naked': Muslim women who 'were forced to remove their hijabs for mugshots' file a civil rights lawsuit against New York City

Jamilla Clark, 39, and Arwa Aziz, 45, claim they were forced by New York City Police to remove their hijabs after they were arrested last yearA civil rights lawsuit filed on Friday asks for unspecified dames and a change to the city policy that requires head coverings be removed for mugshots The wom


Teenager cuffed for fatally stabbing a Glendale man during a Ridgewood robbery attempt

Detectives arrested a Bushwick teenager early on Monday morning for his alleged role in a deadly stabbing in Ridgewood earlier this month. Luis Paredes, 16, of Putnam Avenue faces second-degree murder and robbery charges for the stabbing death of Glendale's Daniel Atkinson, 17, on the evening of Mar


Genius steals money & lotto tickets in Flushing deli burglary - then tries to cash winning ticket there

A local man who tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket he allegedly stole from a Flushing deli the previous day has been apprehended, prosecutors said. Anthony Rodriguez, 31, was arrested on March 12 by the 111th Precinct. He faces charges of burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief in the t


Man accused of beating grandma to death granted call to mother from jail

A mother's love trumps all - even attempted murder, apparently. Would-be matricide victim Alisha Green was granted an odd request Monday, when Manhattan Judge Ericka Edwards modified an order in place that barred her allegedly homicidal son, Gary Bias, from speaking with her. Green had specifically


The 5 Hottest Events In New York City This Week

Where are the hottest events going down in New York City this week? Our pals at Eventbrite clued us into five events that are totally trending, from a festival celebrating New York State wines to an exciting technology job fair. If you're looking to get out and about in the city this week, here's wh


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


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


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


Sony Hall, new Times Square music venue, to open with free MGMT concert

MGMT is bringing that "Electric Feel" to Times Square's newest music venue this month. The rock band is set to perform the inaugural concert at Sony Hall, a new venue from Blue Note Entertainment Group opening in the Theater District March 27. To celebrate the debut of the 12,000 square-foot concert