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Racist attack on black female student prompts outrage at elite New York City high school

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A racist attack on a female African American student prompted emergency meetings with families, students and administrators at a prestigious Manhattan high school Tuesday.


Brooklyn Landlord To Install Facial Recognition Tech At Rent-Stabilized Complex

Tenants and housing rights attorneys have expressed their concern at the intention of a Brooklyn landlord to install facial recognition technology at the entrance of a rent-stabilized complex with around 700 units. Tenants and attorneys feel that this is a far-reaching form of digital surveillance.


HORRIFYING! Doctor Accused Of Killing Mistress' Baby After She Left Him & Got Pregnant With Another Man

In very distrubing news, a cardiologist is being accused of killing his black mistress' baby after she left him and got pregnant by another man. Read the chilling details inside...


Wendy Williams Rushed to Hospital After Staff Found Her Drunk and Unresponsive in Bed

Wendy Williams was rushed to a Queens, NY hospital after staff at a sober house found her in drunk and unresponsive in bed on Monday afternoon. The daytime talk star checked herself out of the hospital late Monday, sources tell DailyMail.com.


Gov. Cuomo: Upstate voters, 'they don't know me as well'

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- During a nearly 30-minute radio interview on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed the Mueller report, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign, and the state budget.


Police search for trio after Newark man gunned down at Edison restaurant

EDISON, NJ — Police on Tuesday released surveillance images of three man accused of gunning down a 31-year-old Newark man at an Edison restaurant. Nahshon Brown, 31, was fatally shot early Saturday and a 40-year-old man was shot in the head outside the Akbar Restaurant located on Cortland Street, of


Wall Street bonuses average $153,700, down nearly 17%, report finds

Bonuses earned last year by Wall Street employees dropped nearly 17 percent to $153,700 on average, according to a new report. State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said Tuesday an estimated $27.5 billion in bonuses was paid between December and this month for work performed in 2018. That compares wi


Queens Man Accused Of Breaking Car Window, Stealing Cash

YORKTOWN, NY — A Queens man was accused of breaking into a car and stealing money after following his victim from a bank. Yorktown police said Juan Guzman Moreno, 34, of Flushing, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, and fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.


Man Shot In The Jaw By Former Off-Duty NYPD Officer Speaks Out

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man shot in the mouth by an off-duty NYPD officer in East New York, Brooklyn is speaking out for the first time. Just a few days ago, that former officer was in court to face charges.


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


Mob movie maker busted for attacking and robbing a woman in Manhattan

A Martin Scorsese-wannabe with alleged mob ties was arrested Tuesday morning for assaulting a gal pal in Midtown. Danny Provenzano, an actor and indie film director who also appeared as himself on early episodes of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” was in custody awaiting arraignment in Manhattan


‘Of course I’m nervous,’ admits Michael Avenatti in first interview since arrest on federal charges

Behind his defiant, trigger-happy tweets, Michael Avenatti is “nervous” about his arrest this week. In his first sit-down interview since FBI agents took him into custody in Manhattan Monday, the lawyer admitted to CBS News that he’s worried about the extortion and bank fraud charges filed against h


Elementary school teacher threw book in 9-year-old’s face: cops

A Queens elementary school teacher was busted at work for throwing a book in a 9-year-old student’s face, police said. Loretta Myers, a 48-year-old teacher at PS 253 on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway, was arrested at the school on Monday for the January incident, when she flung a book in the student


Husband Wakes Up, Finds Wife Dead in NYC Bed After Night of Drinking: Sources

Authorities are investigating the death of a 39-year-old woman who was found unconscious in her bedroom after a night of drinking with her husband, sources familiar with the investigation tell News 4.


Trump Village High-Rise Erupts In Flames, FDNY Says

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK -- A massive blaze erupted at the Trump Village Estates on Coney Island Monday afternoon, police said. Fire burst out on the ninth floor of Trump Village Building 3 on West Fifth Street and Marsha Rappaport Way at 12:40 p.m., said the FDNY.


10 Arrested In Queens Drug Ring Bust, DA Says

QUEENS, NY — Investigators arrested 10 suspects and seized $250,000 in cash in a Queens drug ring bust, prosecutors announced Tuesday. The 10 men face drug and weapon charges for their alleged roles in a Queens-based drug trafficking ring that sold cocaine and marijuana between January 2018 and Marc


Video: Fire Breaks Out In Forest Hills Apartment

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — A fire broke out early Tuesday in a Forest Hills apartment, according to the FDNY. The two-alarm blaze started just after 7 a.m. at 104-18 Metropolitan Ave. in Forest Hills. The fire broke out on the second floor of the two-story building, the FDNY said. No one suffered seriou


Rockland declaring state of emergency over measles outbreak, will bar unvaccinated from public places

ROCKLAND COUNTY, New York (WABC) -- Rockland County is declaring of state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak and barring unvaccinated people from public places.


'Affordable' Crown Heights Apartments Hit Housing Lotto

CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN -- Six new Crown Heights apartments hit the city's affordable housing lottery this week and are up for grabs for those New Yorkers who qualify. Two buildings at 912 Bergen St. and 1672 Dean St. have three units each available to households that meet specific income requiremen


Perv NYC dentist with meth addiction sentenced to 10 years in prison for child porn

A dirty Manhattan dentist with a predilection for child porn and crystal meth was sentenced to 10 years and one month in prison Tuesday. John Wolf, 63, had over 600 images and 200 depraved videos depicting children in the most disturbing scenarios imaginable. Some depicted bestiality, others showed