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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


Police hunt for gunman who killed man in Manhattan restaurant

Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot at a restaurant in Hamilton Heights.HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) --Police are searching for the gunman who killed a man early Sunday inside a Manhattan restaurant.It happened at about 2 a.m. inside Village Fried Chicken on Amsterdam Avenue

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-05-20 12:40:47

Masked gunman kills 25-year-old at fast-food joint in Manhattan

The shooter, who covered his face with either a scarf or a mask, shot the victim twice in the head, police sources said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-05-20 12:46:02

EXCLUSIVE: Queens man beats 2015 murder rap — but gets 15 years on gun charge - NY Daily News

Shyron Kearseallegedly shot Troy Grant in the faceat 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2015, after pounding on his door in the Pomonok Houses in Kew Gardens Hills.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 00:00:00

Wake for 10-year-old killed in NJ school bus crash

Vargas, described by herfamily on a GoFundMe pageas a “beautiful, gentle soul,” was with her East Brook Middle School fifth grade class on a field trip when their school bus collided with a dump truck.

PIX11.COM - 2018-05-20 16:47:34

Registered Sex Offender From Bestiality Case Makes Move To Yonkers

A former Ryebuilding superintendentwho pleaded guilty to engaging in sexual acts with a dog and was forced to register as a sex offender, has reported a move in Westchester County.Kujtim Nicaj, 49, who pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree burglary as a sexually motivated felony, a class C vi

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-05-19 00:00:00

Westchester County Executive Latimer Rules Out Westchester County Airport Expansion of Any Kind By JOHN BAILEY - Yonkers Tribune.

County ExecutiveGeorge Latimerheld a one-hournews conferenceand Q & A at the Michaelian Building, announced he would hold three open meetings beginning June 6th on creating a new supplemental Master Plan forWestchester County Airportby July 15. Photo taken by John Bailey on May 16th, 2018 and courte

YONKERSTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-05-20 01:10:00

Photo of man holding pistol next to NYPD car in Bronx sparks manhunt - NY Daily News

The alarming image was shared on social media among cops with a message, apparently from a concerned officer, added at top: "Allegedly taken today. Stay on your f--king toes. Always be cognizant of your surroundings. Our safety glass and ballistic panels are an illusion. SHARE IT."

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 00:00:00

Woman And Her 7-Year-Old Son Found Dead After Jumping From The Top Floor Of A NYC Hotel

Stephanie Adams, 47, jumped with her son, Vincent, from the top floor of the Gotham Hotel around 8:15 a.m., reported theNew York Post.


2 men shot multiple times in Jersey City, sources say

The shooting occurred at about 4 a.m. on Neptune Avenue, between Kennedy Boulevard and Romar Avenue, according to Joe Shine, a freelance photographer who was on the scene.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-19 11:32:00

Bronx accident leaves 5 injured

Five people, at least one of them a pedestrian, were being treated for minor injuries after an accident in the Bronx Friday morning.


Yonkers has developer for new school, housing

Conifer Realty's affordable housing complexes include the newly-builtPeconic Crossingin Riverhead, N.Y. and a 99-unit, low- and moderate-income rental housing complex inHamilton Township, N.J. expected to be completed by July.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-05-18 20:04:00

Why was Paramus school bus crash so violent? Buses vulnerable to side impact, experts say

School buses are among the safest vehicles on the road, according to federal statistics. School transportation vehicles experience 0.2 fatalities for every 100 million miles driven,according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, compared with 1.5 fatalities for every 100 million mil

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-05-19 11:30:00

93-year-old woman robbed, assaulted on the Upper East Side: police

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan— Authorities are searching for two men who assaulted and robbed a 93-year-old woman on the Upper East Side, police said Friday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-05-20 01:20:14

Man distracts Bronx body-shop worker as accomplice swipes $1.3G from office - NY Daily News

The woman grabbed $1,300 from the an office desk and the pair walked off without raising alarm, cops said.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-19 00:00:00

There's a class in NYC that teaches you how to make fancy chocolate desserts

Jacques Torres offers a personalized chocolate-making class that allows you to become a chocolatier for a day. Learn how to make a variety of different chocolate treats.


D.A. Wants Congress to Pressure USPS to Stem Mail Theft in Westchester - Hudson Valley News Network

Photo: Westchester County DA websiteWHITE PLAINS –Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. sent letters to Sen. Charles Schumer, Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, Rep. Nita Lowey and Rep. Elliot Engel this week calling on them to pressure the U.S. Postal Service to focus its attention an


Paramus school bus driver in fatal crash was making U-turn on Rt. 80 median, source says

A Paramus school bus crashed on Route 80 in Mount Olive, killing two and injuring others. The bus appeared mangled and the incident shut down the Interstate.Michael V. Pettigano / Bob Karp / William Westhoven(Photo: William Westhoven/NorthJersey.com)The driver of the Paramus school bus thatcollided


Husband Of Paramus Teacher Killed In Bus Crash Issues Statement

"I am inshock, devastated, and totally crushedby today's tragedy to both sides of the Williamson-Kennedy families, the community she taught and the thousands of students and their families she was very proud to serve," Kennedy told NJ.com.


The store with XXX on it is not a strip club, it's just a place to get crabs

A sign that hung above the building which housed establishments such as the Fairview Club -- a former nightclub -- and the Fairview Cafe located at 3613 Pacific Ave., had an XXX sign hanging above the building. While XXX may be used to signify the building houses items or activities of a sexual natu