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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.
Man killed girlfriend, then slashed his wrists: cops
A man fatally slashed his girlfriend, then slit his own wrists in what cops are investigating as a murder-attempted suicide inside the couple’s Brooklyn apartment, authorities said Tuesday.
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.
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
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
Abandoned Baby Found At Construction Site In Brooklyn
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– A 3-month-old boy was found abandoned at a construction site in Brooklyn Tuesday morning.The baby was found at around 8:30 a.m. at the site, located at New York Avenue near Lenox Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.A construction worker heard the boy crying and recovered him.A w
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.
Amazon Confirms Two Cities Will Split Its Second Headquarters Location | Newsradio 600 KOGO
Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, while its Arlington offices will be located in an area called National Landing. Each site will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs.
El Chapo’s wife stuns as she appears for drug lord’s trial
Emma Coronel Aispuro arrived at the heavily secured courthouse in a suit jacket with puffy velvet sleeves, black suit pants and black stilettos, her long ponytail swinging behind her.
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
Amazon Announces It Will Split New Headquarters Between NYC, Virginia
Long Island City is already the fastest-developing neighborhood in the nation's most populous city, and Amazon could pump up the volume in this buzzy part of QueensPublished Nov 13, 2018 at 9:55 AM | Updated 4 hours ago Amazon has announced it will split its new headquarters, known as HQ2, between L
'El Chapo' Guzman trial to begin under unprecedented security measures
"El Chapo, despite his defense that he was just a minor player, was reputed to be the innovative spirit behind the Sinaloa cartel," said Bruce Bagley, an expert on Mexico's drug cartels at the University of Miami. "He is, in many ways, a survivor."
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Woman Killed, Man Seriously Hurt In Brooklyn Stabbing, Police Say
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — A woman was found stabbed to death and a man seriously injured inside a Lefferts Avenue home early Tuesday morning, according to police.
Video: Suspect knocks 68-year-old woman with cane to the ground while robbing her in Brooklyn
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn -- A woman with a cane was knocked to the ground, her purse yanked from her arm while she was crossing the street in Brownsville last month, police say.
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.
Man fatally shot in the head inside Brooklyn apartment
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn - A 29-year-old man was killed by multiple shots to the head in a Brooklyn apartment on Monday night, police said. Theodore Smith was found unconscious and unresponsive in a Park Avenue apartment around 7:30 p.m., officials said. He was rushed to the hospital, but he did
Woman stabbed in possible hate crime on subway platform
Washington, a mother of two, said she realized later that she had also received a stab wound in the chest during the incident.
Report: Amazon chooses Northern Virginia, NYC for new headquarters
WASHINGTON - Amazon has chosen Northern Virginia and New York City as the locations for the company's newest headquarters, according to a new report. The announcement is expected to be made as soon as Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reports. Other cities could also receive major sites, according to
Hit-and-run driver kills man crossing Queens street
A 29-year-old man was killed when a hit-and-run driver slammed into him in Queens, throwing him to the ground, cops said.