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Teen preparing for college dies crashing car into library

DEWITT, N.Y. — A teenager who was getting ready for his first day of college is dead after he crashed his car into a community library in upstate New York.State police on Thursday identified the driver as 18-year-old Blake Lucas. Troopers say he was driving down the road near the Community Library o

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 21:54:31

$450M counterfeit ring bust one of largest in NYC history

The charges include conspiracy to traffic and trafficking in counterfeit goods, conspiracy to smuggle and smuggling counterfeit goods, money laundering conspiracy, immigration fraud and unlawful procurement of naturalization.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-16 18:19:57

Police Arrest Handcuffed Teen Who Escaped Custody in Brooklyn

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BKREADER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:55:51

See Rita Ora & Bebe Rexha at their free VMAs pre-show

Rita Ora, who's up for a best dance VMA, is slated for a free pre-show at Terminal 5. Photo Credit: Getty Images for Ascot / Stuart C. Wilson

AMNY.COM - 2018-08-16 20:11:00

Man admits fatally shooting man in head, wounding three women in 2016

Kenneth L. Barnes, of Orient Avenue, pleaded guilty to the homicide of Shaheer Parson, 35, also known as Arkbar Riley, who was found by responding police officers with a head wound on Van Wagenen Avenue on Sept. 11.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 10:41:00

Man dies in freak kite surfing accident

HAMBURG, N.Y. — Police in western New York say a man has died while kite surfing on Lake Erie.Hamburg police say they responded to a town beach on Wednesday afternoon following reports of a kite surfer in distress. Police and lifeguards tried to rescue the man but wind took hold of his sail, pushing

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 21:22:35

Police: 8-Year-Old Boy Followed, Robbed In The Bronx

“He was really scared. Now he doesn’t want to go to the park anymore, he doesn’t want to go to camp,” his mother said. “He’s scared, like he’s wondering if the person will see him again and try to take something else from him.”

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-16 06:20:31

Shots fired near set of music video featuring rappers 50 Cent, Tekashi 6ix9ine in Brooklyn: sources

GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near the filming of a music video in Brooklyn that included rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and 50 Cent, police sources said Wednesday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 17:26:52

Orange County Orchards To Open For Apple Pickers

From Orange Tourism:Autumn is the perfect time to take advantage of the colorful landscape and outdoor activities in Orange County, home to some of the best apples in New York State. The orchards offer a wide variety of weekend activities perfect for family outings. Pumpkin patches, tractor and pony

PATCH - 2018-08-16 13:54:51

NYC Correction officers to hold rally over string of attacks on jail guards in Rikers Island

“When me and my partner are walking, it’s the two of us versus 50 gang members. They have nothing to lose,” said Officer Babinsky.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-16 10:41:24

Rapper Juelz Santana facing 10 years in prison after admitting to gun charge

The 36-year-old rapper, whose legal name isLaron James, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft in federal court in Newark.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 15:25:00

EJ Johnson’s Longtime Friend And Reality TV Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead In NYC

The Daily News claims that hours before she was discovered, McHenry posted videos on Instagram while partying at the Frederick Hotel, the SoHo Grand and Dream Downtown in lower Manhattan.

HELLOBEAUTIFUL - 2018-08-15 21:51:18

NYC Unveils Plans For New Jails To Replace Rikers Island

Newly built lockups with modern, more humane designs will replace existing buildings in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn and Kew Gardens by 2027, while a fourth jail is planned for a tow pound in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood, officials said.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 18:49:16

Spider-Man treats New York City as his personal playground, swinging, spinning and swan-diving through the very realistic streets in this awesome new open-world gameplay trailer!

Take a new look at some of the open-world sites recreated from real-life New York City and, some that only exist in the Marvel universe. The video gives us a closer look at the Sanctum Sanctorum, the famous residence of Doctor Strange, and the Avengers Tower, headquarters of, you guessed it: The Ave

SHOCK MANSION - 2018-08-16 12:16:00

Body found handcuffed to bed with bag over head: cops

A man was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment with a bag over his head — and one of his hands handcuffed to his bed on Tuesday night, police sources told The Post.Devon McCormick, 58, was found by his landlord at about 8:50 p.m. after residents in his Crown Heights building complained of a smell em

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-15 19:03:02

Authorities seeking attacker who fatally stabbed 38-year-old Jersey City woman | Hudson County View

On Sunday, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Jersey City police responded to a report of aninjured female at 391 Forrest St. Upon arrival, responding officers found an unresponsive female victim at that location, Suarez said in a statement.

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2018-08-15 14:53:34

Another Rikers Island correction officer attacked, stabbed

The officer suffered multiple stab wounds, including a wide, deep gash on his forehead.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-15 19:37:39

Casanova arrested after woman says rapper and his entourage attacked her at NYC diner

MANHATTAN — Rapper Casanova has been arrested for robbery days after a woman told PIX11 he and his entourage attacked her, allegedly leaving her bloodied with stitches in her face, a broken jaw and loose tooth, officials said Wednesday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 14:51:40

Best things to do in New York City this weekend, Aug. 16-19

A best-of horror movie festival, the year's largest cocktail convention, a beach dance party and more of the best things to do in New York City this weekend.

METRO INTERNATIONAL - 2018-08-15 21:49:57

Truck Leaving Parking Spot Kills Man Lying Under it: NYPD

What to KnowA man was killed after the truck he was lying under hit him as the driver was pulling out of a parking spot in Brooklyn, police sayThe unidentified man was killed Tuesday evening on Flushing Avenue in WilliamsburgIt wasn’t clear if the driver knew the man was under the truck before drivi

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-15 08:30:40