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  • Man tied up, injured during Queens home invasion, police say

    ROSEDALE, Queens — A man was injured and tied up during a home invasion in Queens Sunday morning. The incident began around 4 a.m. when a 27-year-old man was arriving home in the vicinity of 149th Avenue and Hook Creek Boulevard in Rosedale. About four to six men took him. He was blindfolded, tied up and thrown into a minivan, police said. The men beat and slashed the victim, demanding money. They drove By 5 a.m., the men drove the […]

  • Country music legend Mel Tillis dead at 85

    Country music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis died Sunday at the age of 85 in Florida, his publicist said. The country music legend battled intestinal issued since 2016, and never fully recovered. The suspected cause of his death, according to his publicist, was respiratory failure. The singer, known for country hits, including “I Ain’t Never,” “Good Woman Blues,” and “Coca-Cola Cowboy” has been in the music industry for six decades. Tillis gained fame in the 1970s and had more than […]

  • Stars mourn death of renowned designer, Azzedine Alaia

    PARIS — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia’s death on Saturday without providing details. Twitter tributes to his influence on fashion poured in from around the world. Alaia sometimes was dubbed the “king of cling” for the sculptural, formfitting designs he first popularized during the 1980s and updated over the decades. His […]

  • Man robs victim at knifepoint, gets away with $300: NYPD

    ASTORIA, Queens — The search is on for a man police say robbed another man at knifepoint in Astoria. The incident occurred Oct. 5 at around 6 p.m. Police say the 32-year-old male victim was in front of 31-67 Steinway Street when a man approached him from behind, pulled out a knife and demanded money. The victim complied and gave him $20. The man demanded more money and walked with the victim to an ATM where he withdrew and gave […]

  • Man sought in attempted rape in Brooklyn: police

    BATH BEACH, Brooklyn — Police are asking for help in identifying the man they say attempted to rape a woman in Brooklyn early Wednesday. The incident occurred around 2:50 a.m. when police say a 36-year-old female was walking along Bath Avenue and 20th Avenue when a man approached her from behind and covered her mouth, pushing her to the ground. The man grabbed the victim’s groin area under her dress and attempted to remove her underwear. Police say the victim […]

  • AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dead at 64

    NEW YORK — Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of the hard-rock band AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64, the band confirms. Young retired from the Australian band in 2014 due to his health. It was later revealed that he had been diagnosed with dementia. AC/DC published a statement announcing Young’s passing. “Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of […]

  • Two men arrested after hitting officers with stolen car on Long Island

    BALDWIN, Long Island — Two men were arrested after police say they struck a pair of officers during a car stop in Long Island Friday afternoon. The incident happened around 4 p.m. in Baldwin when patrol officers tried conducting a car stop for multiple violations along Grand Avenue. Police say the driver; Markus Mcintyre, 25, and Kevin Curry, 27, refused to roll down their windows when officers approached them inside the silver 2007 Infiniti. When one of the officers opened […]

  • Carl’s Jr. to open first Manhattan location in 2018: reports

    MIDTOWN — A popular fast-food chain is coming to the Big Apple! Carl’s Jr. will be making its debut in Manhattan early 2018, after the restaurant’s parent company, CKE Restaurants, signed a 15-year lease, according to National Restaurant News. The fast-food chain is expected to open it’s store on 33rd Street and Seventh Avenue, across the street from Penn Station, a popular area amongst commuters and tourists alike. Carl’s Jr., which started as a hot-dog cart in 1941, has over […]

  • Man steals headphones off women on J train: police

    NEW YORK — Police are looking for the man they say is connected to a patterned robbery in Queens and Brooklyn. Both incidents occurred on Nov. 8 within an hour of each other when the man approached victims on the J-train. At around 12:45 p.m., the man grabbed an 18-year-old female by the face and removed her Apple Airpod ear buds before fleeing at the 111 Street J train subway station, police said. Shortly after around 1:17 p.m., the same […]

  • Shirtless man repeatedly topples over church statue in Brooklyn: police

    CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a man they say repeatedly toppled over a statue at a Brooklyn church. The incidents occurred on Halloween evening and later again on the morning of Nov. 11 at the Blessed Sacrament Church on Euclid Avenue. Surveillance video shows the man walking into the church garden, knocking over the statue of St. Francis, and breaking the base. The reason behind the man causing damage to the statue is not known. The man […]