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N-WHY-C: New Video Series Answering Many NYC Questions You Never Thought to Ask
Play VideoNew York City real estate websiteStreetEasyrecently created an interesting web series of short videos titledN-WHY-Cthat answers many questions about the City that you never thought to ask. In this episode from the series, watch as they explain where exactly all the rats came from.New York
Man struck by hit-and-run driver in Bergen County dies of injuries
Giovanni Rivera, 42, was struck by an SUV that kept going in Garfield Monday night. Police continue to search for the driver and have released surveillance photos of the suspected vehicle.
NYPD Cop Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine, Accepting Bribe
What to KnowAn NYPD officer was sentenced to 6 years in state prison for transporting cocaine in exchange for money, prosecutors said WednesdayJohnny Diaz was sentenced to six years in prison helping to transport a kilogram of cocaine in exchange for $4,000, according to prosecutorsPleaded guilty to
THE RIDE In Masquerade Opens in New York City
Approaching its 25,000 performance, the spectacular, immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season.The Fifth Annual THE RIDE In Masquerade will play from Monday, October 1 through Wednesday, October 31.Written and directed by cre
137 Cars Burnt In Massive NYC Garage Fire, Arson Suspect Arrested
The Kings Plaza parking garage in New York City went up in flames on Monday. The good news is that nobody was killed or seriously hurt, though a report on the blaze from theNew York Postsays 21 people did suffer injuries, 18 of them being firefighters trying to douse the seven-alarm blaze. As you ca
NYPD: Thieves Steal $100,000 Worth Of Precious Stones In Manhattan Jewelry Heist
Two men, one armed with a silver handgun, walked into Lucky Diamond Corp on Bowery Street in Chinatown around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The 56-year-old clerk told police the men jumped over the counter and took stones and jewelry from the display case.
Senior woman dies after being struck by a car while crossing a Flushing street - QNS.com
At 8:34 a.m. on Sept. 16, law enforcement sources said, officers from the 109th Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a pedestrian struck at the intersection of Parsons Boulevard and 32nd Avenue.
Pedophile NYC Teacher Preyed On Hundreds Of Kids, Feds Say
GRAMERCY, NY — A teacher who taught at Gramercy Arts High School was arrested for bullying children into sending him sexually explicit photos of themselves on social media, according to federal prosecutors.
Mugshots: Police sergeant among 24 arrested in child sex sting
Authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of two dozen men nabbed in a child predator sting in New Jersey, and the suspects include a nurse, a firefighter and a police sergeant.
Manipulation, Fraud and Abuse: New York Attorney General Issues Stern Warning Against Cryptocurrency Exchanges
In a lengthyreporton the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” New York’s Attorney General argues that online cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to manipulation, fraud and other types of abuse. Consumers of these platforms therefore “face significant risks” from hackers and the exchange oper
Video Shows Robber, NYC Deli Clerk Grappling Over Gun
Bodega Owner Fights Off RobberA Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.The NYPD says a man placed a food order on Monday before going behind the counter, displaying the gun and demanding cash.When the clerk hesitated, the man struck him on t
New York Can’t Afford to Let New Jersey Pass Retail Pot Alone
With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy leading a fast-track push to legalize recreational marijuana, pot dispensaries could soon be as close as a seven-minute train ride from Manhattan. Once people start hopping the PATH train to Jersey City to purchase marijuana, New York lawmakers will start feeling
Man living in NJ group home struck and killed in hit-and-run: sources
HACKENSACK, N.J. — A man who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in New Jersey has died, hospital sources said.
'A hunting ground': New details, new defendants in NYC Ballet sex scandal lawsuit
NYC Ballet denies it condoned a hostile environment, responding for first time, as former dancer provides new details of 'fraternity-like atmosphere' at iconic dance company
There's a class in NYC that teaches you how to make fancy chocolate desserts
Jacques Torres offers a personalized chocolate-making class that allows you to become a chocolatier for a day. Learn how to make a variety of different chocolate treats.
A restaurant in NYC makes interactive cocktails that incorporate fire, mace, and slingshots
We set out to try the whimsical and creative cocktails over at The Aviary, NYC. From slingshots to totem poles, The Aviary knows how to create an immersive drinking experience. The Office, which is a speakeasy inside The Aviary, holds the most expensive and rare spirits. We got to test them out.
Can New York’s bold plan to close its jail on Rikers Island build a more just city?
In 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo convened a state commission to examine the possibility of closing Rikers. The commission agreed that it was possible, but it would require repurposing some old facilities, and building a collection of smaller new jails. In mid-August of this year, New York Cit
How I Get It Done: Ariel Palitz, New York City’s First “Nightlife Mayor”
Last fall, New York City mayorBill de Blasioannouncedthe formation of anOffice of Nightlifeas well as a hunt for the perfect person to lead the department, a role he called the “nightlife mayor.” In March 2018, heappointedPalitz, 47, who owned and operated the nightclub Sutra Lounge for ten years an
Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews
Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti
'Flood Rat': Video Of Rat Hiding From NYC Subway Flooding Goes Viral
Follow CBSPHILLYNEW YORK (CBS) –A determined subway rat in New York was caught on camera trying to avoid getting washed away.A Reddit user posted video Tuesday as heavy rain flooded a subway station.The rat can be seen taking shelter behind a support beam, as fast-moving water rushes on both sides.I