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  • 8 New Yorkers contract skin infections from plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic

    NEW YORK — Eight New Yorkers have been diagnosed with a bacterial skin infection linked to plastic surgery they received in the Dominican Republic, city health officials said Thursday. All the patients — 10 in all, including two from Connecticut — who contracted Mycobacterium abscessus/chelonae are women and range in age from 28 and 39 years old. They underwent cosmetic procedures such as liposuction, tummy tucks, and breast augmentations, lifts or reductions between March 2 and April 27. Eight of the […]

  • Would-be burglar beaten by resident after kicking down door at N.C. home

    CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. — A would-be burglar chose the wrong house. He was stopped in his tracks by a resident who took matters into their own hands when they heard the thief kick down the front door of their Carolina Beach home. The suspected burglar, identified as John Alexander Bracken, allegedly tried to break into a home at 9 p.m. Saturday on Monroe Avenue in the North Carolina town, according to WECT. The suspect allegedly kicked down the front door, but […]

  • Over 400,000 pounds of Chef Boyardee, other pasta and meatball products recalled

    WASHINGTON — Conagra Brands is recalling approximately 700,000 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The recalled products contain milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The spaghetti and meatball products were produced on Jan. 5 and Jan. 12. The following products are included in the recall: 414,424 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Chef Boyardee Mini pasta shells […]

  • Rawhide dog chews recalled because they could make pets sick

    BLACKSBURG, Va. — Multiple brands of rawhide dog chew products are being recalled after a dangerous chemical was found in the treats, the company said. United Pet Group said that some of its rawhide chew manufacturing facilities located in Mexico and Columbia as well as a supplier in Brazil used a quaternary ammonium compound mixture while making the treats. The compound is an anti-microbial chemical that is approved for cleaning food-processing equipment, but has not been approved for use in […]

  • Staten Island man killed in early morning hit-and-run

    STATEN ISLAND — The NYPD are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run that killed a 59-year-old Staten Island resident. A statement released by the Deputy Commissioner of Public Information says Daniel Nelson was struck and killed early Sunday morning. The Staten Island Advance reports (http://bit.ly/2sjoBGG ) that emergency personnel found Nelson on the ground with head trauma. Nelson was less than a mile from his home. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where police say he was pronounced […]

  • Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair could get 15 years in Brooklyn arrest

    BROOKLYN — Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair has been arraigned in court and faces up to 15 years in prison following an arrested in Brooklyn on weapons charges, officials said Monday. Telfair was pulled over by an unmarked unit on routine patrol at about 3 a.m. Sunday and told officers that he had “bought the gun in Florida,” after cops found one pistol in the center console, according to authorities. The car was registered to Telfair, who was driving, and […]

  • Two men attempt to lure 10-year-old boy into car on LI: police

    FREEPORT, NY — Two men tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into their car Thursday afternoon, according to police. The boy was walking on North Brookside and Maryland avenues around 3 p.m. when two men in a white four-door sedan stopped in front of the him, police say. The men allegedly told the boy to get in the car, but the victim ran away from the scene and called police. The men then drove away northbound on North Brookside Avenue […]

  • Man gropes 8-year-old girl on Lower East Side; $2,500 reward posted

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Police are offering a $2,500 reward for information about a man who groped a young girl Saturday evening on the Lower East Side. An 8-year-old girl was approached by the attacker around 7:25 p.m. in front of 64 Essex St. The man suddenly touched her groin and fled on foot toward Grand Street, according to police. Police have attached wanted posters to light poles in the area detailing the encounter and saying a $2,500 reward is […]

  • Attempted rapist wanted in Bronx park attack

    BEDFORD PARK, the Bronx — Police on Monday released the sketch of a man who allegedly followed a woman into a Bronx park, exposed himself to her and tried to rape her. Between midnight and 1:30 a.m. on May 29, the man stalked a 26-year-old woman into a park at Mosholu Parkway and Southern Boulevard, not far from the Bronx Botanical Gardens, and tried to engage her in conversation, according to police. He then exposed himself to the victim and […]

  • McDonald’s, UberEATS launch delivery service in NYC, NJ

    NEW YORK — Hundreds of McDonald’s restaurants will now be delivering their famous burgers and fries to doorsteps all around the tri-state. McDonald’s has partnered with UberEATS to offer their “McDelivery” service to select locations in these counties: New York New York County (Manhattan) Kings County (Brooklyn) Bronx County Queens County Nassau County Westchester County Connecticut Fairfield County New Jersey Bergen County Essex County Hudson County Passaic County The companies tested out the delivery service in Florida earlier this year […]