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  • Man in critical condition after being shot in chest near Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn

    BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — A 40-year-old man was rushed to the hospital after he was shot in the chest near Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn Wednesday evening. It happened just around 8:15 p.m. at Atlantic Avenue and 4th Avenue — just a block from Barclays Center. Police are looking for a five-foot, five-inch man with a white beard, wearing a green shirt, who shot another man and then fled. The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. This is […]

  • Bus in deadly Queens crash was way above speed limit: NTSB

    FLUSHING, Queens — A charter bus that blew through a red light in Flushing, Queens Monday and caused a horrific crash that killed three people was traveling at nearly double the posted speed limit, according to federal safety investigators. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Robert Accetta said in a briefing with reporters Tuesday that a preliminary analysis determined that the bus was moving at between 54 mph and 62 mph at the time of the wreck. The speed limit on […]

  • Woman fatally shot boyfriend while he slept, dismembered him with machete: police

    BAYTOWN, Texas — A woman has been charged with the murder of her boyfriend after police say she fatally shot him and then dismembered his body with a machete at their Texas home, KHOU reported. The gruesome attack took place on Aug. 16, 2017, at the Briarwood Village Apartments in Baytown. According to a press release from the Baytown Police Department, 30-year-old Cierra Alexis Sutton is charged with the murder of 32-year-old Steven Coleman. Authorities say the couple got into […]

  • UK raises its terror alert level to ‘critical’; ISIS claims responsibility for attack

    LONDON — British officials have raised the country’s terrorism threat level to “critical’ — meaning another attack is expected shortly. Prime Minister Theresa May acted on the recommendation of the Joint Terrorism Analysis Center after the subway train bombing attack Friday at the Parsons Green station in southwest London. The analysis includes security services, police and government agencies. The threat was raised from “severe” to “critical” — its highest possible level. The Islamic State group is claiming that the London […]

  • Brooklyn woman arrested for vandalizing iconic Wall Street bull with paint, leaving sash left on ‘Fearless Girl’

    A 33-year-old Greenpoint woman has been arrested for vandalizing the iconic Wall Street Bull Thursday and leaving a sash on “Fearless Girl.” Courtney Fallon, 33, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and graffiti. Authorities say the paint was noticed on the bull’s head at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. A sash was also draped over the neighboring “Fearless Girl” statue. It read “Draw the blue line” — which police call an apparent reference to the Paris climate accord. The paint […]

  • Bette Midler continues performance after falling during ‘Hello, Dolly!’

    MANHATTAN — The show must go on for Tony-award winner Bette Midler who took a tumble onstage during Thursday night’s performance of Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!” It happened just before intermission and appears the actress fell due to a set malfunction. The curtain dropped and the show was delayed for a short time, but resumed after intermission. Her publicist released a statement saying, “All is OK. Bette stumbled. She’s fine!” After the show, Midler tweeted her response to her […]

  • North Korea fires unidentified missile over Japan, South Korea says

    SEOUL, South Korea — For the second time in a month, North Korea has fired an unidentified missile, the South Korea military confirmed Thursday. South Korea’s military says North Korea fired an unidentified missile from its capital Pyongyang in a continuation of weapons tests following its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date on Sept. 3. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday that the missile was launched from Sunan, the site of Pyongyang’s international airport. The North […]

  • Grandmother killed, grandson injured during assault inside Levittown home

    LEVITTOWN, N.Y. — An elderly woman was found dead and her grandson injured after an assault that happened inside a Levittown home Wednesday afternoon. Police responded to a 911 call at a home on Newbridge Road around 1:50 p.m. It is not clear who called the police. Once inside the home, police found a 24-year-old man with multiple lacerations to both arms. An 83-year-old woman was found in a nearby room with lacerations to her body. She was pronounced dead […]

  • Martin Shkreli’s bail revoked, heading back to jail over Hillary Clinton threats

    NEW YORK — A judge has revoked bail for former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli and he is heading back to jail in New York while he awaits sentencing for a securities fraud conviction. The judge at a Wednesday hearing sided with a government demand to jail Shkreli following his provocative online antics. Shkreli’s defense argued in court papers filed Tuesday his recent offer to pay a $5,000 bounty for a Hillary Clinton hair with the follicle falls under the […]

  • McDonald’s employee tries to flush newborn down toilet after giving birth at work: DA

    SAN FRANCISCO — A McDonald’s cashier gave birth to a baby girl while at work at tried to flush her down the toilet, California prosecutors said Wednesday. Sarah Lockner, 25, has been charged with attempted murder after the newborn survived, according to the San Mateo County district attorney. Prosecutors say Lockner went to work the night of Sept. 4 at a Redwood City McDonald’s complaining of stomach pains and visited the bathroom numerous times, raising concerns of co-workers. A co-worker discovered […]