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1 injured in Brooklyn subway station ceiling collapse: FDNY
One commuter was injured Wednesday afternoon during a partial ceiling collapse in the Brooklyn Borough Hall subway station, according to the FDNY.The ceiling fell at around 3:20 p.m. on the northbound platform of the 4 and 5 lines, forcing trains to bypass the station.Photoscirculating social medias
Hundreds of children taken from immigrant parents at border in East Harlem facility
EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Hundreds of children taken from their parents under President Donald Trump’s family separation policy are at an East Harlem facility, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.
Conductor attacked at Brooklyn subway station
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A subway conductor was punched in the head Tuesday by a man at a Brooklyn subway station, police said.
Florence + the Machine playing free NYC show this Sunday for Spotify users
Florence + the Machineare set to release their newest LPHigh As Hopeon June 29, and ahead of the album’s release, the band will be doing afree show this Sunday, June 24 in a “very special NYC setting.”The show, dubbed “From Your Flowers Grow,” was announced via an email sent to fans on Spotify Premi
Brooklyn Woman Arrested For Bias Attack In Tribeca: NYPD
TRIBECA, NY — A Brooklyn woman was arrested and charged with assault and harassment Wednesday for allegedly bashing a Manhattan lawyer in the face with a metal make-up box and shouting 'White b---h, take that,' police said.
Person hit by falling debris at Brooklyn subway station
The incident caused delays on several subway lines including the 2, 3, 4 and 5 lines.
Video Shows Immigrant Kids Brought To NYC Foster Center In Dead Of Night
“It was jarring to see in the middle of the night,” reporter Josh Robin said Wednesday morning. His story aired video of young girls who were speaking Spanish being led into a facility in East Harlem run byCayuga Centersaround 12:45 a.m. The children, their faces covered with coats, were led out of
Babysitter accused of tying up 6-year-old boy in her care
Police are searching for Kayla Talbert, 26, following the June 12 incident in Ridgewood, Queens.
Umbrella-Toting Attacker Among 5 Wanted in Wild NYC Brawl
What to KnowA brawl broke out near the boardwalk on Coney Island Monday night, leaving a 17-year-old stabbed in the back and another young man hurtCops released video of a rainbow umbrella attack on the older man, who is 21. Both victims are expected to be OKNo arrests have been made, but police say
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The five best free things to do in NYC this week
When you live in NYC, it can be hard to stick to a budget. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for aconcert,art exhibit,comedy showor even adate idea, there are plenty of places to have a good time without paying a dime. Here are the best free parties, cultural events and things t
Smoking Pot In NYC Will Still Get Some Arrested Under New Policy
NEW YORK, NY — The NYPD plans to go easier on New Yorkers caught smoking marijuana in public, but lighting up will still get certain people cuffed, city officials said Tuesday.
Teen stabbed, man slashed in the face during Coney Island boardwalk fight
CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — A teenager was stabbed twice and a 21-year-old man was slashed in the face during a large boardwalk fight in Coney Island Monday night, police said.
NYC Adopts New Marijuana Policy
The city aims to reduce the number of arrests for smoking in public. Mayor Bill de Blasio says he'll also explore ways to expunge the records of those previously arrested. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports.
Metro-North trains now running close to schedule
Metro-North railroad train pulls into the Union Station passenger platform Saturday morning June 8, 2013 to board passengers bound for points south to Grand Central Station in New York City. Photo by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven RegisterMetro-North trains are now running on or close to schedule after a
Thieves get away with over $3,000 during gunpoint robbery at Bronx barbershop
CLAREMONT VILLAGE, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the two men accused of stealing over $3,000 during a gunpoint robbery at a Bronx barbershop Tuesday evening.
Cop Lied About Salary to Reduce Child Support Payments: DA
An NYPD officer has been indicted on charges of perjury and other crimes for allegedly lying about his salary during family court proceedings in 2013 to lower child support payments, defrauding his own child out of more than $15,000, the Brooklyn district attorney's office says.
Man Molested Patient At Jersey City Medical Center, Police Say
JERSEY CITY, NJ — A judge decided this week to keep a Jersey City man in jail after he was charged with sneaking into the room of an 80-year-old female patient at the Jersey City Medical Center on June 6, and sexually molesting her.
Affordable housing lottery updates guidelines to help vulnerable New Yorkers
NEW YORK—The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development is updating guidelines for the affordable housing lottery, officials announced Tuesday, in an effort to make the application process less complicated.
Building in Brooklyn evacuated after collapse of brick facade
Shannon Sohn reports from NewsCopter 7 on the facade collapse in Brooklyn.GREENPOINT, Brooklyn (WABC) --A building in Brooklyn had to be evacuated Tuesday following a partial facade collapse.It happened on Java Street between Franklin Street and Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint.A brick facade came tum