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Bronx dad arrested in connection to son’s death was previously charged for injuring baby daughter

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — This week he told investigators he “got frustrated” and threw his son to the ground, according to court documents; in 2015, he allegedly told police he “was getting frustrated” and dropped his infant daughter.

PIX11.COM - 2019-03-21 20:05:22

Bay Terrace's Allora Restaurant Seized By Tax Department

BAY TERRACE, QUEENS — A Bay Terrace restaurant was closed by the state tax department for failing to pay nearly $300,000 in taxes. The NYS Department of Taxation and Finance on Wednesday seized Allora Italian Kitchen & Bar for an unpaid tax bill of $299,986.41 dating back to 2017, according to a spo

PATCH - 2019-03-21 19:54:00

Now you see it, now you don’t: City goes on a graffiti removal blitz through western Queens neighborhoods

City Councilman Francisco Moya at left) repaints a roll-down gate during a massive graffiti removal blitz in his district on March 20. The first day of spring meant a major spring cleaning effort in Corona, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights.

QNS.COM - 2019-03-21 16:47:43

Cops trying to identify ‘nonverbal’ man found sitting in Queens train station

Police are hoping New Yorkers can help them identify a man with no name found in Queens. The unidentified and unresponsive straphanger was found with no identification at the Jamaica Ave. train station on Wednesday. He is conscious and appears to be in good health, but has been unable to communicate

NY DAILY NEWS - 2019-03-21 21:09:46

Police: Woman Sucker Punched On Brooklyn Sidewalk In Random, Broad Daylight Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man seen on video sucker punching a woman in broad daylight on a Brooklyn sidewalk. The random attack happened around 12:10 p.m. March 9 on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Crown Street in Crown Heights.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 10:20:01

81-Year-Old Queens Woman Among 2 Killed In Charter Bus Crash

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An 81-year-old woman from Queens was killed in this week’s charter bus crash in Virginia. The Tao’s Travel bus overturned Tuesday on Interstate 95 in Prince George County, about 30 miles south of Richmond, as it was headed for Manhattan.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 10:44:34

Lottery opens for 149 units at amenity-packed new construction in the Bronx, from $462 a month

149 affordable units are becoming available at a newly constructed building in the East Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx. Located at 4181 3rd Avenue and 1888 Bathgate Avenue, the rental building, known as The Wilfrid, offers an impressive menu of amenities including an on-site resident super, a vir

6SQFT - 2019-03-21 16:48:10

Investors are using court orders to force the sale of properties with multiple owners

Eight “partition actions” were filed in New York courts last year. It starts with a knock on the door and an offer to buy, but it can end up in court. A growing number of investors are filing “partition actions” in New York courts to force the sale of properties with multiple owners, an investigatio

THEREALDEAL.COM - 2019-03-21 13:00:16

Black Legislators Ready to Block Gov. Cuomo’s Marijuana Bill If It Doesn’t Include Ways to Help Black Community Get Ahead

Black lawmakers in New York say they’ll block Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to legalize marijuana if it does not take traditional hurdles to the Black community’s success in the cannabis business into account.

ATLANTA BLACKSTAR - 2019-03-21 15:00:01

3 men wanted for string of violent attacks in Queens

SUNNYSIDE, Queens — Police released new surveillance footage of the three people wanted in a string of violent attacks in Queens. The three men were initially sought in the Mar. 11 attack on a man who was brutally mugged on a Sunnyside street.

PIX11.COM - 2019-03-21 09:16:21

14 individuals indicted in Nassau drug ring

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the indictment of 14 individuals arrested in connection with a Nassau County-based narcotics ring. Investigators seized drugs with a combined street value of between $600,000 and $700,000, authorities said. (Credi

NEWSDAY - 2019-03-21 17:35:31

Esopus seeks longer comment period on NY state's cleanup plan for Dyno Nobel site

PORT EWEN, N.Y. — The town of Esopus is asking the state Department of Environmental Conservation to extend by 90 days the comment period regarding the planned cleanup of the Hercules Powder Co./Dyno Nobel property off Route 9W.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2019-03-21 15:56:00

A Modern Wedding on a Brooklyn Rooftop

Maria Bobila and Matthew Gawrych attended the same New Jersey high school but never crossed paths. That is, until 2008, post-college graduation, when Maria spotted Matt at her local mall while home for the holidays. “I recognized him and thought he was cute, but realized we weren’t even friends on F

BRIDES.COM - 2019-03-21 22:14:49

New York state baby born at 15 pounds, 15 ounces

March 21 (UPI) -- A New York state baby born at a staggering weight of 15 pounds, 15 ounces is believed to be a new state record for newborn size. Joy Buckley said she was told she only had a 15 percent chance of conceiving naturally after being diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome, but after

UPI - 2019-03-21 14:32:58

JetBlue Pilots Accused Of Rape: Flight Officers Eric Johnson, Dan Watson Sued

A pair of first officers of JetBlue airlines have been accused of raping two female airline workers during a layover in Puerto Rico, a new Brooklyn lawsuit claimed. One of the alleged victims contracted an STD following the incident, which took place on May 9.


Borough Pimps Plead Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Jonathan Szott. Acting Queens Supreme Court Justice Peter Vallone, Jr. set sentencing for April 8. A Springfield Gardens man and his female partner have been indicted twice for pimping out young women as far back as February 2013, Chief Assistant District Attorney

THEFORUMNEWSGROUP.COM - 2019-03-21 17:01:52

Exclusive: Man describes being stabbed in terrifying Queens attack

SUNNYSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- A man who was stabbed and robbed by a group of men in Queens spoke exclusively to Eyewitness News, this as police release new video of a group of robbers wanted in several similar incidents.

ABC7NY.COM - 2019-03-21 21:13:25

Treasurer allegedly bilked $400,000 from charity for families of fallen NYPD officers

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A volunteer treasurer for a charity benefiting the families of fallen New York City police officers has been arrested on charges she stole funds to pay personal expenses like dental work and tickets to a Barbra Streisand show.

ABC7NY.COM - 2019-03-21 19:31:40

Reputed mob associate who appeared on RHONJ charged in N.Y. with assaulting woman: police

A reputed mob associate from North Bergen who has dabbled in acting and directing has been charged in Manhattan with assaulting a woman, a New York Police Department spokeswoman confirmed.

NJ.COM - 2019-03-21 13:40:40

Bronx robber shoots man in the chest after victim refuses to give up ring

A robber demanded a ring from a Bronx deli customer early Thursday - and shot him in the chest, critically injuring him, when he refused to give it up, police said. The gunman accosted the customer over the ring inside the Hi-Life Deli on Grand Concourse and E. 167th St. in Highbridge about 3 a.m.,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2019-03-21 16:43:00