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  • Karate teacher arrested for sexually abusing female students: police

    INWOOD, Manhattan — A Manhattan karate teacher was taken into custody and faces charges after he is accused of sexual abuse on his underage female students. Hector Bencosme, 57, was arrested Saturday for sexually abusing five of his female students inside a basement of a building along Post Avenue in Inwood, police said. The girls, between ages 10 and 14, reported that Bencosme told them he needed to evaluate their bodies and massaged them, telling them they need to lose […]

  • Citi Bike will roll into Astoria

    Citi Bike celebrates fifth anniversary with celebration

    PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn — Citi Bike turns five today, and they’re celebrating! In honor of its five-year anniversary, Citi Bike is hosting an all-day in Prospect Park where visitors can enjoy games, prizes, words from high-profile Citi Bike Members and more, including a Pop-up Citi Bike Museum, where people can see how the bikes have evolved over the years and learn what happens behind the scenes from Citi Bike employees. The celebration takes continues through 6 p.m. at Smorgasburg in […]

  • Bethpage Air Show canceled due to weather conditions

    LONG ISLAND — Day two of the Bethpage Air Show has been canceled because of the weather conditions. Organizers of the event announced their disappointment in canceling the event, but safety of the performers, including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, and the spectators are their concern. “We are disappointed to announce that today’s scheduled Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park is cancelled. We are sorry to disappoint the Air Show enthusiast but weather conditions prohibit the performers from […]

  • Shots fired at Long Island McDonald’s, police say

    BALDWIN, N.Y. — Authorities are investigating an incident where shots were fired at a Long Island McDonald’s early Sunday. Police responded to a call around 12:20 a.m. about reports of shots fired at a McDonald’s along Grand Avenue in Baldwin. When they arrived, an employee told officers he heard multiple shots coming from outside the restaurant, police said. Investigation revealed a bullet hole was found in a glass door as well as multiple shell casings, said cops. No injuries were reported. […]

  • Dog owner arrested after pets were left inside hot car

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — Two dogs were rescued after they were left inside a hot car in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon. NYPD Emergency Service Unit responded to 64th Street in Brooklyn and quickly gained access to the dogs, NYPD Special Ops said on Twitter. Oxygen was administered as the dogs were getting cooled down by officers. Both dogs were taken to the animal hospital where one is in critical condition with a strong heartbeat, police said. The dogs’ owner was arrested. Saturday’s temperatures […]

  • Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

    SALALAH, Oman — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years’ worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least five people while more than 30 remain missing, officials said. Cyclone Mekunu caused flash flooding that tore away whole roadways and submerged others in Salalah, Oman’s third-largest city, stranding drivers. Strong winds knocked over street lights and […]

  • Former Assemblyman Herman ‘Denny’ Farrell Jr. dies, Governor’s office says

    NEW YORK — Former Assemblyman Herman Farrell Jr. has died, the governor’s office announced Saturday. While in office, “Denny” Farrell represented West Harlem, Inwood and Washington Heights and was first elected in 1974. Farrell played a pivotal role in the passage of several significant pieces of legislation, including the Omnibus Consumer Protection and Banking Legislation Act, establishing a toll-free number at the New York State Banking Department. Several state officials expressed their sadness about Farrell’s passing. “For more than 40 […]

  • NYC beach season kicks off on Memorial Day weekend

    NEW YORK — It’s officially beach season in New York City! Not only did the city’s eight public beaches opened for the season Saturday, city dwellers are celebrating the designation of the Coney Island Boardwalk as a scenic landmark on its 95th birthday. Mayor Bill de Blasio and city officials gathered Friday for the Boardwalk’s historic landmark status. The Coney Island Boardwalk has been one of the best-known waterfront promenades in the world, and the landmark designation protects its presence […]

  • Woman’s boyfriend arrested in death of her 3-year-old son

    SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — An arrest has been made in the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found unconscious with bruises on his face in the Bronx. Kenneth Lynch, 36, was arrested a day after Messiah Allen, 3, was found unconscious inside the Soto Mayor Houses in Soundview. Messiah was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The city’s medical examiner determined the child’s cause of death was due to multiple blunt forced injuries, and his death was […]

  • Service dog gives birth inside airport

    TAMPA, Fla. — It was a pleasant surprise to many travelers at Tampa International Airport after a service dog went into labor Friday. Ellie the 2-year-old lab went into labor as she and her were headed to Philadelphia. She gave birth to eight puppies — seven boys and one girl. Father of the puppies, Nugget, was there by Ellie’s side the whole time. Tampa Fire Rescue documented the moment with pictures and videos on Twitter. All done! #AirportPuppies @FlyTPA @CityofTampa […]