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Woman found dead after Far Rockaway fire: Cops
A 71-year-old woman was found dead early Monday after a fire in a high-rise building in Queens, police said.Firefighters responded to the fire on the 15th floor of the building on Seagirt Avenue, between Beach Eighth and Beach Sixth streets, in Far Rockaway at about 2:10 a.m. It was under control ab
Nassau Police Searching For Missing 14-Year-Old
According to police, Zahir Brown, 14, was last seen leaving Long Beach Middle School at 12:30 p.m.
Police: Woman fatally stabbed by ex-boyfriend at Belmont racetrack
ELMONT, N.Y. --A man is facing murder charges after police said he stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death early Sunday at Belmont Racetrack on Long Island,CBS New York reports.
Croatian man gets 25 to life for murdering scholar friend
A Queens man was sentenced Monday to 25 years to life in prison for murdering a pal from his home country of Croatia who he’d lured to the US with the promise of a job and home.Alexander Bonich, 53, was convicted last month by a Queens jury forshooting William Klinger, 42, a Croatian historianwho ha
Suspect Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend At Belmont Park Set To Face Judge
“She was a really nice woman,” the victim’s friend, Humberto Garcia, said. “Came in here also, always get stuff. She was always trying to send money back to her kid in El Salvador.”
FDNY: Smoking blamed in fatal fire in Far Rockaway
It happened in Far Rockaway.FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) --Officials say smoking is to blame for a fatal fire at a high-rise apartment building in Queens.The fire started just before 2:30 a.m. Monday on the 15th floor of the building on Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway.A 71-year-old woman who lived
Reports of people trapped after 2 buildings collapse in Poughkeepsie
A search-and-rescue operation is underway in Poughkeepsie Monday after a building collapsed onto another.Authorities say a seven-story building partially collapsed on Academy and Cannon streets.The building fell onto a three-story building, which caused that structure to collapse.There are reports o
Nassau's Newest Luxury Movie Theater Opens In Lynbrook
After years of wondering what would fill the space, the Regal 13 luxury movie theater has finally opened in Lynbrook. And to celebrate, the theater is holding special screenings of some of the most popular movies from the last few years and donating the proceeds to charity.
Woman Dies After Fire Rips Through NYC High-Rise: Officials
A woman is dead after a fast-moving fire ripped through her Queens high-rise.The FDNY says the fire broke out inside a 25-story building on Seagirt Avenue in Far Rockaway around 2 Monday morning. Fire crews say when they made their way inside the found fire on the 15th floor of the building.It was t
Exclusive: Man says receipt told cook to spit in cheeseburger
On a scorching hot summer night, what is better than a cold brew? Pair it with a juicy burger - cheddar cheese, well done - and toast the bread. And please spit in it, too! Don't forget the mayo!
Mom, 4 girls attacked by 2 pit bulls in Bronx
It happened just before 10 p.m. at Pelham Parkway and Lurting Avenue in Morris Park, as Abida Kousar, her three daughters and a niece were headed home from a leisurely walk.
Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews
Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti
Woman Stabbed To Death While Working With Horse At Belmont Park
ELMONT, NY – A woman was stabbed to death at Belmont Park racetrack Sunday morning while she was working with a horse and her ex-boyfriend is in custody, authorities said.
Brave girl who fell onto the subway tracks rescued herself
A girl on a Brooklyn station platform got her arm caught in a subway-car door as the train pulled out of the station — thenfell onto the tracks as her mom watched in horror.“All I saw was her drop, and then she fell,” shaken mother Shaina Ayala said of her 6-year-old daughter, Empress Peters.Ayala,
Thief stabbed multiple times after robbing man in Brooklyn
At about 4:25 p.m. Akeem Roberts, 34, approached a man along Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue in Fort Greene, and got into a verbal dispute with him.
Major drug trafficker gets 25 years to life
David Ramis, 40, of Uniondale, was convicted of operating as a major trafficker last month. Photo Credit: Nassau County District Attorney’s Office
Sixth NYC Taxi Driver In Recent Months Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide
The union that represents the city’s taxi drivers says Saleh was working 12-hour shifts, struggling financially, and couldn’t pay his rent.
Police arrest teen in Long Island MS-13 murder
ROOSEVELT, NY — Police arrested the man who allegedly killed a 19-year-old victim in what was “no doubt” an MS-13 murder, officials said Thursday.
4 injured, 1 critically, in 3-vehicle Queens crash
It happened Friday morning in Glen Oaks.GLEN OAKS, Queens (WABC) --Four people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Queens Friday morning.A mangled mess of metal and glass was left behind at Hillside Avenue and 268th Street in Glen Oaks.It happened around 7:30 a.m.Officials say a van was involve
Update: Newly Raised Homes Causing Parking Problems In Long Beach
Many Long Beach home owners raised their homes after Superstorm Sandy - and built longer driveways. But that means less parking for their neighbors and that's not going over well. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.