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Ridgewood Man Gets Up To 15 Years For Killing Grandma

The Ridgewood man who murdered his grandmother and stored her in a bedroom for four months has been sentenced to five to 15 years in jail. Christopher Fuhrer of 65th Street in Ridgewood pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and concealment of a human corpse. Fuhrer, 31, admitted to murder

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 16:56:24

Police looking for suspect in Newark assault

NEWARK -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a man charged with aggravated assault after he got into a fight with another man Sept. 10, police said. Darae Council (Newark police) The alleged assault occurred in the 400-block of Central Avenue. Police are now asking for the public's help locating

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 01:39:56

Yelling erupts outside courtroom during murder trial

Yelling erupted in a courthouse hallway after a witness who contradicted her statement to police took the stand again yesterday at the trial of a Jersey City man charged with strangling the mother of his child in 2014. The blowup happened after testimony from Lenisha Murray at the trial of Nathan Wi

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:31

Newtown Creek Cleanup Could Take 25 Years

Advocates for the cleanup of the highly polluted Newtown Creek are asking the city's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to come up with a faster and more efficient method of creating a cleaner waterway. The Maspeth Creek outfall, which contributes 327 million gallons of sewage per year acc

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:10:12

Primary Care Physicians Play Vital Health Role

In her role as a primary care provider, Elizabeth Fung, DO, gets to follow her patients over the duration of their adult lives, establishing long and fulfilling personal relationships with them. It's a role that is not only important, it can be lifesaving. Dr. Elizabeth Fung addresses a patient's qu

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:55:36

FDNY Rescues Trapped Construction Worker From Queens Site

Fallen machinery trapped and critically injured a worker at a Queens construction site Friday afternoon, fire officials say, one day after two workers were killed in separate accidents at other construction sites in New York City. A Bobcat machine somehow fell on top of a worker at the construction

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-22 19:18:02

SCA: District 24 Needs More School Locations

Editor The School Construction Authority announced at the Queens Borough Board's meeting on Sept. 18 that it is desperately looking for space for new schools in School District 24, the city's most overcrowded district. "We're always interested in learning about new sites," said Michael Mirisola, the

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:22:51

Decorated NYPD Sergeant Faces Charges In Apparent Road Rage Incident

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A decorated NYPD sergeant was arrested after allegedly threatening a cyclist with a gun and shoving him off his bike in an apparent road rage incident. An argument between 40-year-old Bradley Beamer and the cyclist started after police said the sergeant made an illegal U-turn

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 21:13:00

Maria: How New Yorkers can help hurricane victims

Hurricane Maria was the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years. The storm knocked out the island's power system and caused major flooding. Six people were confirmed dead on Friday, officials said. If you want to help the victims of the hurricane, there are a number of organizations

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-22 18:00:00

9 of the most anticipated books of fall 

A piece of historical fiction taking place during wartime at the Brooklyn naval yards, "Manhattan Beach" is about a young girl who comes of age with a missing father as just the tip of the iceberg of the mystery world she's about to enter. Today is the first day of autumn and with it comes memories

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:09:34

Dog-walking service Wag! in the doghouse after losing another customer's pet

A popular pet-sitting service is back in the doghouse after one of its handlers lost a Long Island family's beloved beagle-Labrador mix. It's the second time in two years that a New York boarder or walker hired through Wag! has misplaced a dog. The first time, Duckie, a Brooklyn Chihuahua, was mis

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

Blind date becomes love at first sight and 60-year marriage

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 18:32:26

Accused heroin traffickers’ sister charged with lying to feds about title to swanky SUV

A Queens woman who rolled her baby in a Versace stroller is accused of lying to the feds about some high-end grown-up wheels connected to a pair of reputed heroin dealers. Clarissa Vasquez, 28, was charged with making false statements to law enforcement about her connection to a fancy fleet of car

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 00:41:38

Democrat emerges to run for Malliotakis' Assembly seat in 2018

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is running an uphill campaign for mayor, a challenger has emerged to run for her Assembly seat when the Republican's term is up next year. Malliotakis (R-East Shore/Brooklyn) hasn't responded in the past when asked whether she'll run for

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 19:47:21

Readers sound off on 9/11 first responders, worker safety, SATs and more

Yonkers : The News is correct to highlight the glaring omission by 9/11 Memorial & Museum officials who ignore first responders who have died since Sept. 11, 2001 ("Honor their sacrifice," editorial, Sept. 13). But you only allude to the fact that ignominy and disdain have permeated every facet of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Collection of relief supplies underway in NYC for hurricane, earthquake victims

Two business organizations are teaming up in the wake of the two most recent natural disasters. The NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers and the Bodega Association of the United States are collecting supplies to benefit victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and this week's earthquake in Mexico. The gr

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 17:57:20

Search for missing college student shifts to NYC

Nick Pratico The 18-year-old was last seen on the community college campus in West Windsor at 3 p.m. Wednesday, and his family reported him missing at 10 p.m. that night. Hamilton police said Friday afternoon it's possible Pratico traveled to Times Square in New York City, or the New York Conservat

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 19:27:07

Area airports bring up rear in J.D. Power survey

It could be your travel plans this fall or winter will have you checking luggage at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey or Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. If so, you will be able to arrive at your own conclusions about the three airp

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:16:18

Doctor gets 32 years in prison for killing Yale physician

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A mentally ill doctor who shot a Yale University physician to death and narrowly missed wounding the victim's pregnant wife was sentenced Friday to 32 years in prison, ending a seven-year legal drama over the gunman's sanity that included forcibly medicating him so he could b

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:16:14

Knicks feel good about Kristaps Porzingis relationship and progress

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-22 17:19:05