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Second Suspect Charged With Murder In Connection To Death Of Det. Brian Simonsen

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities on Saturday charged a second man with murder in connection to the friendly fire death of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen. 25-year-old Jagger Freeman, of Queens, is suspected of being a lookout – or an accomplice – to 27-year-old Christopher Ransom.


Wow House: A Rustic Home Filled With Old-World Charm

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY -- This week's Wow House is a gorgeous, rustic home that is full of old-world charm. Though it's full of modern amenities, it will feel like you've stepped into a European castle.


Mayor Bill de Blasio Blasts Ocasio-Cortez For Pushing Amazon Out Of New York

Left Eats Left: Mayor Bill de Blasio blasts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as ‘not progressive’ and ‘out of touch’ for pushing Amazon out of New York but she quips back ‘come for me all you want.’


NYPD: Staten Island urologist arrested for allegedly driving without license, marijuana possession

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A urologist with a Concord-based medical practice was arrested early Saturday morning in Manhattan for allegedly driving without a license and possession of marijuana, according to police.


2nd arrest made in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death

NEW YORK — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press.


Assessment discrimination alleged in suit against Nassau County

The lawsuit says Nassau in 2010 imposed a system that transferred $1.7 billion in taxes onto nonwhite residents. A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court on behalf of Nassau's minority communities says the county during the administration of former County Executive Edward Mangano imposed a prop


Nassau Police Charge 4 With DWI

Nassau County police arrested four people for DWI from Feb. 7 through Feb. 14. The charges are accusations and do not imply guilt. Marlon Paz, 40, of Westbury, was arrested on Feb. 9 at the Northwell Health Ice Center on Old Country Road in Westbury.


Grieving mom sues city, blames NYCHA for son’s murder

The heartbroken mom of a slain teen hoops player who’d hoped to go pro has sued the city for $200 million, claiming its housing authority didn’t protect her son from being shot dead in front of their Brooklyn apartment building in 2017.


Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Amazon’s plans for New York City were poised to become one of the largest economic-development projects in state history. Between 25,000 to 40,000 jobs in the Long Island City section of Queens. An estimated $27 billion in tax revenue, backed by $3 billion in state and local subsidies.


Nassau Missing Persons Squad Seeking Vulnerable Adult Last Seen in Oceanside

Oceanside, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Vulnerable Adult that occurred on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. in Oceanside and reported to police at 12:53 a.m.


NYPD: Man Staying At Queens Woman’s Apartment Accused Of Rape, Robbery

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man accused of raping and stealing from a Queens woman. Investigators say the man was seen in surveillance video walking with the victim before the alleged attack.


Flames shoot from ground in Midtown manhole explosions

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Flames shot from the ground after two manholes exploded in Manhattan on Saturday evening. The apparent explosion happened on 50th Street and 8th Avenue in Midtown.


Nassau County Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Elmont Teenager

Floral Park, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. and was reported to police at 6:09 p.m.


City Correction officer succumbs to injuries from Cross Bronx Expressway crash

A city correction officer died at a Bronx hospital Saturday of injuries he suffered in a chain-reaction crash on the Cross Bronx Expressway days earlier. Richard Lue, 22, was critically hurt Monday when his car was propelled over a concrete barrier on the highway into the path of a truck.


Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis' younger sister, dies at 85

(Reuters) - Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was witness to history in the “Camelot” White House, married a prince and counted Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Rudolf Nureyev as friends in a star-studded life, has died at the age of 85, according to U.S. media report


Multiple manhole explosions in Manhattan lead to theater evacuation

NEW YORK — Flames shooting out from three manholes led to an evacuation from the New World Stages in Hells Kitchen Saturday night. The first manhole exploded near West 50th Street between 8th and 9th avenues shortly after 8 p.m. before two others followed.


From the wrestling mat, tips for kids on how to take down drugs

Young wrestlers from all over Nassau County hit the mat with former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on Saturday at an event where they learned tips on how to take on a bigger opponent: drug use.


Man who pimped out sixth-grader gets 12 years in prison

A cruel Brooklyn pimp was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for luring a Manhattan sixth-grader into his clutches with the promise of a babysitting gig — then sexually assaulting her and forcing her into prostitution.


A Brooklyn bagel shop is stealing N.J. breakfast sandwiches. We had to investigate.

New Jersey’s most beloved breakfast meat is called Taylor ham in North Jersey and pork roll in South Jersey. But what do you call it when it’s served in Brooklyn?. Yes, you can get these salty meat discs outside the Garden State, including a new menu item at Shelsky’s Brooklyn Bagels in New York. Th


Family of man who died in correctional facility hires attorney to investigate

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn woman is demanding answers in the death of her husband who was locked up at Greene Correctional Facility. Anthony Myrie, 24, started serving a seven-year sentence at the facility in upstate New York after being convicted of attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance.