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BREAKING NEWS OUT OF NEW YORK- IT'S BAD
Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ARIEL ACOSTA, a/k/a “A-Loc,” a/k/a “Blue,” a/k/a “True Blue,” was sentenced today to 160 months in prison for firearms and narcotics trafficking. ACOSTA and his co-conspirators sold seven guns, incl
Amazon HQ2 Is Coming To Queens, But Not Everyone Is Happy
NEW YORK (WCBS 880)— Amazon has selected Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia, as the two sites for its second headquarters.
Helen Dejana, 96-year resident of Port Washington, dies - The Island Now
Helen Dejana was born on Sept. 26, 1922, in Port Washington. She died on Oct. 18 in Port Washington. And each of the 96 years between was spent in Port Washington.
Ocasio-Cortez finds Amazon’s HQ2 in NYC ‘extremely concerning’
The Democratic Socialist, who cruised to victory in the midterm elections after beating Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens) in an upset primary win in June, fired off a series of tweets Monday night into Tuesday morning regarding the blockbuster plans.
Woman beaten with barbell dies 2 years later; Daughter, correction officer charged with murder
A former New York City correction officer and his 21-year-old girlfriend have been charged in the fatal beating of the woman's mother in Long Island. Nassau County police say 27-year-old Ralph Keppler and 21-year-old Francesca Kiel, both of Lynbrook, are now charged with second-degree murder. Police
Helipads and everything else Amazon is getting out of its deals with New York
The victors, New York and Virginia, delivered. Thefinal deals revealed on Tuesdayshowed they provided total incentives worth about $2.8 billion total — extraordinarily generous offers to a company whose profits in 2017 totaled $3 billion on $178 billion in revenues, and whose founder Jeff Bezos is t
Cell phone of jogger’s accused killer showed searches on victim, ‘penance’
A cell phone belonging to theaccused killer of Queens jogger Karina Vetranoturned up Web searches featuring her photo, the crime scene – and information on the Sacrament of Penance, jurors heard Tuesday.
NYC shouldn’t be begging for Amazon’s new jobs
The more than $1.5 billion in direct tax breaks and grants the state is offering Amazon to create jobs here — $48,000 a job — would be fine if this were 1978, not 2018. Back then, Gotham’s biggest problem was the loss of hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs, as companies and people fled a faili
Search Continues For 15-Year-Old Girl Who Escaped Police Custody In The Bronx
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –The search continues Tuesday for a 15-year-old girl whoescaped police custodyin the Bronx.She was handcuffed behind her back when she escaped from a squad car around 8:30 p.m. Monday near 172ndStreet and Sheridan Avenue in the Mount Eden section.Police said the girl was taken
Nassau Authorities Report Fatal Vehicle Crash in East Meadow
East Meadow, NY - November 13, 2018 -The Third Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Auto Accident that occurred inEast Meadowon Monday, November 12, 2018 at 6:47 am.According to detectives, Kenneth Moultrie, 62, of Astoria was operating a 2011 Ford north in the vicinity of 100 Carman Avenue wh
Nassau couple charged in the barbell beating murder of woman's mom
NASSAU COUNTY - A Lynbrook woman and her boyfriend walked out of Nassau County District Court in handcuffs Monday, charged with murdering the woman's mother over what detectives say was a dispute involving a dating app. "She co-conspired with her boyfriend to kill her mother," said Stephen Fitzpatri
NYPD: 29-Year-Old Manhattan Man Visiting Friends in Queens Struck, Killed by Hit-Run Driver
28-year-old Irving Duran of Queens has been arrested in connection with the deadly crash, police said A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Forest Hills. Michael George reports. (Published 5 hours ago) A 29-year-old Manhattan man visiting friends in Queens wa
Police: Mother, son seriously injured after crash, fire
A woman and her 15-year-old son were hospitalized Monday night with serious injuries after a van collided with their pickup truck, which caught fire, in Carle Place, police said.A Dodge Caravan heading west on Asbury Avenue collided with the southbound Dodge Ram at 9:37 p.m., Nassau County police sa
Police respond to call of man 'attempting to jump' off viaduct - The Island Now
“We got a call for a male who was attempting to jump off of the viaduct, but I don’t think he was successful,” a spokeswoman said. “He was taken to the hospital, but [the report] does not say much more than that.”
Teen Larceny Suspect Escapes Police Custody In The Bronx
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –Police say a young suspect is on the run after escaping from officers in the Bronx.CBS2’s Ali Bauman has learned from police that the 15-year-old girl was arrested for grand larceny near Sheridan Avenue and East 172nd Street.She was placed in the back seat of a police car and
Amazon will split second HQ between Long Island City Queens and Crystal City Arlington - NextBigFuture.com Amazon will split second HQ between Long Island City Queens and Crystal City Arlington
Crystal City is an urban neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, south of downtown Washington, D.C.
Floral Park Juvenile Reported Missing by Nassau County Police
Floral Park, NY - November 13, 2018 -The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. fromFloral Parkand reported to police on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:50 p.m.
Queens man killed in East Meadow crash
Kenneth Moutrie, 62, of Astoria, was pronounced dead shortly after the 6:47 a.m. crash on Carman Avenue, according to Third Squad detectives.
Senior found collapsed in dorm, dies at hospital
Albert Cruz, a senior majoring in English, was rushed to the hospital, where he died shortly after being admitted. According to a Dateline addition released at 11:28 a.m. on Monday, Binghamton’s New York State University Police Department is waiting to receive reports from a medical examiner, but do
Bronx Raised Legend, Stan Lee, Dead at 95 - Welcome2TheBronx™
The man who gave the world Spider Man, Black Panther, The Hulk, Dr Strange, and even The X-Men, Bronx raised Stan Lee, who attendedDeWitt Clinton High School is dead at 95.