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  • Dueling congestion pricing protests planned for Sunday

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A proposed congestion pricing plan that would make it more expensive to drive in the busiest parts of  Manhattan has divided New Yorkers, as one group plans to protest against the plan while another plans to rally in favor of it on Sunday. Some Queens lawmakers plan protest the plan recommended by Fix NYC, saying its another tax on the middle class.  And many people who drive into Manhattan, like Dr. Jamie Bassel, do not think congestion pricing […]

  • Man attempts to rape woman at gunpoint in the Bronx: police

    MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — People in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx are on edge after a man tried to rape a woman at gunpoint on Friday. Police released surveillance video of the suspect, who they said pulled out a gun, exposed himself and then tried to force himself on a 45-year-old woman. According to police, the attack took place in a stairwell of a residence in the vicinity of Fox Street and St. John Avenue. The victim […]

  • Teen murdered outside Far Rockaway home

    FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — Police are investigating the murder of 15-year-old Trevor Rhudd who was found shot multiple times in a stairwell outside his family’s apartment on Beach Channel Drive. A woman who identified herself as the boy’s cousin said the teen was about to have lunch around 1:30 p.m. Saturday when the doorbell rang. She said moments later he was gunned down. “He was just a baby,” she said. She believes the teen may have been shot over a […]

  • Arctic weather returns

    CENTRAL PARK, Manhattan — After a few days of spring-like weather, the bitter cold returns. Saturday started out in the 40’s but temps plummeted throughout the day.  Evening temps are expected to be in the teens and snow is back in the forecast for next week. People were bundled up in Central Park Saturday afternoon. A group of tourists from London were snuggled in blankets as the took a Carriage ride. “It’s fresh,” tourist Jenna Tigwell said A bride and groom […]

  • Brutal cold doesn’t stop ice skaters at Bryant Park

    BRYANT PARK, Manhattan — Despite the frigid temps and a real feel below zero, the ice at Bryant Park was the hot place to be. “I got three pairs of thermals on and it’s pretty cold,” David Osario of South Carolina said. Maria was skating with her friends who came from Europe to visit. “I’m feeling so good here. We came from Moldova so we love New York,” she said. There was a little more room to skate on this bitterly […]

  • Frigid ball drop: how to prepare for the New Year’s cold

    TIMES SQUARE, N.Y. — New Years Eve temperatures could be the coldest in a hundred years. It was 1 degree in 1917. This year it’s expected to be 11 degrees with a wind chill of zero. “Very cold but this is New York. I love New York,” said Paul from Brazil, who plans on watching the ball drop in Times Square. Traditionally millions of revelers bear the elements. But not in conditions like this. Health experts say lay off the […]

  • Police investigate death of 8-year-old girl in Newark

    NEWARK, N.J. — An 8-year-old girl was found dead in Newark Sunday afternoon. Police responded to a report about an unconscious child shortly after 1:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found an unconscious 8-year-old girl inside her home along South Orange Avenue shortly after 1:30 p.m. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed a death is being investigated, and an autopsy is being performed to find out the cause of […]

  • 9-year-old struck by L train in Brooklyn: police

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn – A 9-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he was struck and dragged by a train in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon, police said. According to police, the boy slipped between the platform and the train at New York Avenue in East New York at the Atlantic L train station around 2:36 p.m. He was dragged a few car lengths before he was pulled up by his father, cops said. He was taken to the hospital […]

  • Suffolk to get hit hardest by snow

    SUFFOLK COUNTY, Long Island — With 17 thousand tons of salt on hand, Suffolk County is prepared for the first snow fall of the season. County Executive Steve Bellone says it’s been a while since motorists have driven in snowy, icy conditions. “One of the things that always concerns me at the start of the winter season, is the lack of memory people seem to have when it comes to driving on these roads in these snowy conditions,” Bellone said. […]

  • Councilman demands law to prevent cops from having sex on duty

    BROOKLYN —A New York City Councilman is calling for a law that will make it illegal for cops to have sex while on duty. This comes after the NYPD  confirmed that 2 police officers accused of raping an 18-year-old woman while on duty have been suspended without pay. In conversations with colleagues, the officers have insisted that the sex was consensual, sources told The Post. “There is no such thing as consensual sex when someone is in police custody that is rape,” […]