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Man Charged With Murder in Birthday Death of NYC Teen: Cops

A rally was held in Brooklyn to demand change after two teen boys were killed just days apart. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Monday, July 16, 2018)


How to Use Your NYC Library Card to Get Into 33 Museums and Attractions for Free

For some New Yorkers, a library card is a vintage accessory, tucked into a wallet between a half-full coffee shop punch card and a CVS receipt. With the introduction ofCulture Pass, that old library card is like a golden ticket. To culture!Here’s how it works: Get a library card in Manhattan, Brookl


Police Arrest Man In Deadly Shooting Of Boy, 15, In Brooklyn

19-year-old Elijah Harris, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody and charged with the Tuesday murder of 15-year-old Kyon Jackson. A woman who lives nearby captured the scene with her cell phone. A 42-year-old innocent bystander was also grazed in the cheek by a bullet in the shooting investigators bel


NYC Agrees To Pay Nurses $20 Million In Gender Discrimination Settlement

As a result nurses, who are mostly female, were not allowed to retire with full pensions as early as age 50–should they need to, like their male counterparts in other professions.


Summer leads into new Mayo season

MORRISTOWN -- The Mayo Performing Arts Center recently announced the schedule for its 2018-2019 season. The new season promises to be one full of amazing concerts, musicals, family events, dance and even Vicki Lawrence's Mama.


12 Alleged Gang Members Indicted For Bronx Teen's Brutal Murder

THE BRONX, NY — Twelve reputed members of the violent Trinitarios gang have been indicted for the brutal murder of an innocent Bronx teenager last month, the borough's district attorney announced Wednesday. The five men accused of stabbing and slashing 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz are charged w


Shark Attacks Off Fire Island Beaches In New York, Two Children Injured

The injured girl, Lola Pollina, toldFox 10she and her younger brother had been standing in waist-deep water at Sailors Haven when she saw something in the water.


Gang rivalry led to fatal stabbing of innocent Bronx teen — not sex tape: cops

The killers are members of the Trinitarios subset “Los Sures,” which is locked in a war with rival faction “Sunset,” Bronx DA Darcel Clark said at a press conference Wednesday.


Shot fired on Brooklyn subway, bullet grazes off-duty MTA employee

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) --An off-duty MTA employee was grazed in the arm by a stray bullet while on board a subway train in Brooklyn Tuesday night.The shooting occurred just after 6:30 p.m. on a southbound 3 train at the Sutter Avenue Rutland Road station in Brownsville.Police say two groups ab


12 men accused of killing ‘Junior’ to appear in court Wednesday

On June 20, the 15-year-old was brutally attacked outside a Bronx bodega with knives and machetes. Guzman-Feliz ran back into the bodega for help, but when he was refused help, he tried to run to a nearby hospital for help, but collapsed on the street.


NYC Nurse Found Dead, Naked in Sheet With Teeth Knocked Out

The victim, a nurse, was last seen by another brother alive Tuesday morning, her father, Kenneth, says


This New Program Gives New York City Residents Free Entry to 33 Museums

The passes are a particular bargain in a city where adult tickets have soared to $25 at several of the most popular museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.


NYSERDA Announces Completion of Largest Solar Installation in New York City

New York, NY - July 18, 2018 -The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced the completion of the largest solar system installed in New York City in Staten Island. The 3.1-megawatt solar array will offset a large portion of the electricity used by Fordham Uni


NYC passes bill to make phone calls free for inmates in city jails

The legislation will save impacted families approximately $8 million every year, according to Brooklyn Defender Services, a legal organization that’s advocated for the free calls.


Teen bitten by shark off Fire Island, officials confirm

FIRE ISLAND, Suffolk County (WABC) --Town of Islip confirms a 13-year-old was bitten by a shark off Atlantique on Fire Island while boogie boarding.It is one of two incidents reported on Fire Island.The boy "stumbled out of the water" into a lifeguard tent where the lifeguard dressed puncture wounds


In Room 129, which side of the rope are you on?

Arraignment hearings are the city's catch-all courts. A new report, based on observations at more than 200 sessions, tries to make sense of what arraignments say about New York City's criminal justice system. Photo Credit: Newsday / Jim Peppler


Doctor faces life for illegal oxy scripts

A Manhattan doctor faces life in prison after a Brooklyn federal jury convicted him of giving oxycodone to five patients, including one who died, without any legitimate medical purpose, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.After a two-week trial, the jury found Dr. Martin Tesher, 82, guilty of 10 coun


Warren Township Launches NYC Commuter Park & Ride

WARREN, NJ — Warren commuters will soon have a new option. The opening of the Warren Park & Ride was announced by the Warren Township Committee on Wednesday.As of Sept. 4, Warren Township residents who commute between Warren and the NY Port Authority Bus Terminal can park in the Parking Deck of Buil


NY health officials warn of new species of tick found in state

ALBANY, N.Y. >> Public health and agriculture officials are warning New York residents, farms and visitors to take precautions outdoors as a new tick species has been found in the state.


Mom of slain Bronx teen lashes out at accused killer in court

The two had just entered not guilty pleas in the brutal, caught-on-camera knifing death of innocent Guzman-Feliz, and aspiring NYPD detective who was mistaken for another person in the gangland hit.