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Paterson police officer killed in car crash
Authorities say a Paterson, New Jersey police officer was killed in a car crash Sunday morning.At about 10:50 a.m., police responded to the area of 150 Getty Avenue in Paterson in response to a vehicle collision.The Passaic County Prosecutor says the on-duty police officer operating a marked patrol
Man attacked, pushed onto subway tracks in hate crime assault: police
MANHATTAN, N.Y. - A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it
Cops: Passenger faces weapons charges after struggle with officers
Sonny Gorham, 34, of Manhattan, was arrested by Nassau police and charged with weapons offenses after a handgun in his jacket fell to the floor as he struggled with officers, authorities said. Photo Credit: NCPD
CO/LAB Theater Group is Ready To Share THE BEST THING IN THE WORLD
CO/LAB (Creative Opportunities without Limits And Boundaries) Theater Group will premiere its newest original showThe Best Thing in the World: A New Musical, on May 5 at the Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY. Musical theater writing team Matte O'Brien and Matt Vinson collaborated on the score,
NY man convicted as teen of killing boy, 4, is denied parole
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A man convicted as a teenager of bludgeoning a western New York preschooler to death has been denied parole for the ninth time. The Democrat and Chronicle reports that the decision in Eric M. Smith's case was announced Friday. Smith was 13 when he killed 4-year-old Derrick Rob
NYC postal worker arrested after police find 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail
NEW YORK - A New York City postal worker was arrested Thursday after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail were found in his car, apartment and locker, authorities said. >> Read more trending news Aleksey Germash, who has worked for the U.S. Postal Service for more than 16 years, possessed undelivered m
REPORT: Guy Broke Into Taylor Swift’s NYC Apartment, Showered, Napped
According to multiplereports, a 22-year-old man broke into Taylor Swift’s NYC (Tribeca) apartment, showered, and…napped. Roger Alvarado was eventually arrested on charges of stalking, burglary, criminal mischief and trespassing. He entered after breaking a window. Swift was not home at the time.
Officers 'wrangle' four foot alligator on the loose in New York City public park
Published: 14:55 EDT, 21 April 2018 | Updated: 15:00 EDT, 21 April 2018 Everyone's heard the rumors of alligators roaming free in New York City's sewers, but in the parks? Well, this is no rumor. A four foot alligator was found abandoned in a national park in Queens on Friday, it was stuffed into
Body Of Passaic Man Kicked To Death Found After 5 Days, Arrest Made
PASSAIC, N.J. – It's a macabre tale: Five days after several kicks to the head during an argument killed a man in an empty Passaic lot, his body was found and an arrest was made, authorities said.Oscar Flores, 38, got into a fight with the victim in an empty lot in the area of Dayton and Parker aven
Third Annual ‘Car Free NYC’ Day Takes Over City Streets
In a part of New York normally filled with car fumes and noise, music and dance mixed with fitness classes and educational activities about a sustainable, healthy environment.
Family sleepover turns tragic after house fire critically injures 2 men
A family sleepover ended in tragedy after a Middlesex County home caught fire Saturday morning, sending two men to a burn center with serious injuries. Thirteen people were sleeping in the Vernon Way home in Port Reading after a get together on Friday night, authorities say. A fire broke out in the
Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, honoree Roberta Flack attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on in Newark, N.J. TMZ reports that the superstar singer walked off the stage on her own after feeling ill during a performance at the Apollo Theater
Funeral held for Brooklyn man shot and killed by police
Funeral services were held Friday for the Brooklyn man who was shot and killed by police earlier this month. Loved ones gathered at St. Anthony's Baptist Church in Crown Heights to say goodbye to Saheed Vassell. The 34-year-old was shot and killed in Crown Heights back on April 4. Family members say
5 Arrested For Prostitution Inside Union Spa: Police
UNION, NJ - Union Police arrested five people following an investigation into a spa on Morris Avenue for prostitution. Police were aware that the Birchwood Holistic "was actually a place where prostitution was going on" and had previously made arrests in September 2017. Police monitored the location
Baby dies after being found unconscious in Brooklyn apartment
Police said 6-month-old Gianni Gilmorewas rushed to the hospitalafter his father called 911, saying the infant was not waking up from his nap. Gilmore was declared brain dead and put on life support at the hospital, according to police.
Surveillance video shows man accused of killing disabled MTA bus driver in his Brooklyn home
James, who was paralyzed from the waist down, was found dead, sprawled out on the floor of his first floor apartment on Central Ave. at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
New York bus driver caught on camera watching videos while driving
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Teen sexually assaulted in bathroom of Brooklyn park
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn – An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in the bathroom of a Brooklyn park this week, police said Thursday, asking for the public’s help to find the attacker.
Nassau County investigates MS-13 threats against police officers
Corea Diaz, also known as Reaper, was arraigned before Acting Supreme Court Justice Patricia Harrington on three counts of operating as a major trafficker and five counts of second-degree conspiracy. He is due back in court on May 10 and faces up to 25 years to life in prison.
Medical marijuana dispensary opens on Fifth Avenue
MIDTOWN — A medical dispensary is now open to the public in Midtown Manhattan.MedMen Manhattanopened the space Friday, April 20.The dispensary will be one of only three medical marijuana dispensaries allowed to operate in Manhattan.The Midtown location is billed as a premium cannabis shopping experi