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'I'll carry the mantle': Daniel Rosenthal takes oath to fill late Simanowitz's Queens Assembly seat

During a formal swearing-in ceremony in Flushing on Jan. 11, new Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal vowed to continue the legacy of his predecessor, the late Michael Simanowitz, who died last year. Rosenthal was elected last November as the new representative for the 27th Assembly District, which includes

QNS.COM - 2018-01-15 22:30:44

Attempt to buy $6,000 in handbags at Saks lead to arrest

GREENWICH - Two men from Flushing, Queens, N.Y., were accused of trying to purchase $6,000 in handbags from Saks on Thursday afternoon with a bogus charge card, according to police. Youhan Tang, 28, of Parson Blvd., and Hewei Lin, 24, of 158th Street, were apprehended at the store on Greenwich Avenu

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-15 19:43:17

Drunken man impales groin-area while climbing over West Harlem building's metal fence

A splattering of blood can be seen in front of the fence after the man was removed.(Marcus Santos/New York Daily News) That's gonna stick. A boozy night of partying in West Harlem culminated in a drunken reveler impaling his groin-area on a metal fence, authorities and witnesses said. The man, be

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 20:26:57

Suspected drunken driver rams into NYPD smart car, injures officer

A suspected drunken driver slammed into an NYPD smart car on a Bronx street Monday night, injuring the officer inside, police said. The driver was behind the wheel of a black Nissan Altima, heading north on Washington Ave. toward E. 170th St. in Claremont just before 9:20 p.m., when he rear-ended

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 10:22:03

Woman Dies After Being Shot in Face Near NYC Bodega: Police

A woman has died after being shot in the face by a man during some sort of argument just outside a Bronx deli, police say. Witnesses and officials found the unconscious, bloodied body of a 36-year-old woman after shots rang out in front of a bodega on 149th Street in Mott Haven around 11:30 Monday n

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-16 09:55:57

Grandma never forgets to sing 'You Are My Sunshine' to her family

Wheelchair won't stop athlete from climbing mountains Mountain climber Lai Chi-wai has been confined to a wheelchair since being in a car accident back in 2011. In order to show that his disability won't hold him back, he climbed a 1,600-foot-tall mountain - in the wheelchair. 0:40 Retired police

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-16 12:00:47

FDNY hero reunites with woman he saved in 2002 when she was a child — and now she’s a firefighter

Nearly 16 years after Bravest Stephen McNally saved a little girl from a raging Bronx inferno, she returned as a fellow firefighter to thank him. "I have something for you," Anissa Cruz, 21, told McNally as she walked into their emotional Monday night reunion at Engine Company 75/Ladder Company 33

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:10:52

The burden of proof: The City Council's does oversight

Far be it for a newspaper committed to rooting out government waste and misdeeds to judge harshly new City Council Speaker Corey Johnson's decision to supercharge a sleepy investigations committee by beefing up its staff and expanding subpoena power. And give Johnson credit for tapping as chair sh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:30:00

Police: Woman arrested in connection with OTR homicide

A 26-year-old woman was arrested Monday in connection with a Jan. 11 homicide in Over-the-Rhine, police report. Cincinnati police said Ashley Freeny was arrested on an open murder warrant. Police said she was arrested in connection to the shooting death of Briyona Ragland, 26. On Jan. 11, police re

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-15 19:43:04

Arrest made in Over-the-Rhine apartment slaying

An arrest has been made after a 26-year-old woman was found dead in an Over-the-Rhine apartment. Ashley Freeny, 26, was arrested in connection with the Jan. 11 shooting death of Briyona Ragland. Ragland, 26, was found dead inside of her building Thursday in at 14 East McMicken Avenue. Freeny was

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-15 19:44:00

Police searching for suspect after 28-year-old shot in head, sent to hospital

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Cincinnati Police responded to a shooting on Dawn Road around 6:45 p.m. Monday. Upon arrival, they found a 28-year-old man who had been shot in the head. The victim was taken to UC Hospital with "life-threatening injuries" but an update reports that the injuries are now "non-life

WKRC - 2018-01-15 20:32:18

Police seek 2 who bound, robbed residents inside Westwood home

Cincinnati police are looking for two men suspected of breaking into a home and robbing the people inside. Police said the burglary happened just after 10 p.m. Saturday at a home on Carmel Terrace in Westwood. The men allegedly got inside the home, robbed the occupants and then restrained them with

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-15 04:06:00

Police: 12-year-old arrested after threatening to shoot Walmart employees, officers

A 12-year-old was recently arrested after an incident at a Hamilton Walmart. Police say the boy threatened to shoot several employees before running away from the business. He was eventually detained in the rear of a cruiser. During the course of his detainment, police say he threatened to "shoot al

FOX 19 - 2018-01-15 17:30:26

Best places to sled - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

FOX19 NOW/Robert Guaderrama Cold conditions continue Tuesday and, with more snow on the ground after another round of snow showers, many schools have cancelled class. A snow day means kids across the Tri-State will be looking for fun things to do around town, and sledding may be the perfect activity

FOX 19 - 2018-01-16 09:26:10

Cincinnati Ballet Presents a New Carmina Burana + Serenade

Featuring the Cincinnati Premiere of an Exciting Co-Production with Ballet West Including a Cast of 100 on Stage CINCINNATI, OH. - Cincinnati Ballet is thrilled to continue its historic return to Music Hall with a dazzling premiere of Carmina Burana, coupled with George Balanchine's "stunningly beau

THECINCINNATIHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 05:43:27

CPS board elects Jones, Copeland-Dansby as officers

Carolyn Jones is surrounded by her family as she takes the oath of office to become the new president of Cincinnati Public Schools' Board of Education. Photo by Lauren Worley The Cincinnati Board of Education elected Carolyn Jones as president and Ericka Copeland-Dansby vice president at its organiz

THECINCINNATIHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 05:33:37

Motorcyclist killed in Union Avenue and Taft Highway crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A motorcyclist died after a collision with a truck just after 11 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of S. Union Avenue and Taft Highway according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers said the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Union Avenue toward Taft Highway at a hi

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-15 23:47:03

Teen dies after falling out of car window, driver arrested on suspicion of DUI

A teenager died Sunday night after falling out of the window of a vehicle according to police. Officers were called to a report of a crash at the intersection of Renfro Road and Madison Michelle Way at about 11:30 p.m., police said. They learned a passenger was sitting improperly in the car, with h

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-15 14:45:00

Bakersfield police on scene of a major injury crash in Northwest Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calf. - The Bakersfield Police Department is on scene of a major injury crash in Northwest Bakersfield. It happened Sunday night before midnight at Madison Michelle Way and Renfro Road. BPD says Renfro Road is being shut down at Stockdale Highway. We have limited details at this time

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-01-15 08:01:47

One person dead after south Bakersfield motorcycle crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person is dead after a crash near at South Union Avenue near Panama Road and Taft Highway. A motorcyclist and Toyota pickup crashed just after 11 a.m. Saturday. As of 11:45 a.m., some traffic is being let down Union Avenue. Panama and Taft are currently closed. KCSO and C

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