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  • Woman sought by police after man stabbed, slashed in Brooklyn

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a woman after a man was stabbed and slashed in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Monday morning. It happened around 10:25 a.m. in front of 639 Watkins St. Police said the woman fled the scene and no arrests have been made. The man’s condition is not known. There are no further details at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, […]

  • College student from NJ found dead after getting into car mistaken for Uber; suspect charged: police

    ROBBINSVILLE TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — A missing New Jersey woman, who was a student at the University of South Carolina, was found dead after police say it appeared she got into a car that was mistaken for her Uber, Columbia Police Chief William H. Holbrook said Saturday. Samantha Josephson, a native of Robbinsville Township , New Jersey, was last seen by friends early Friday morning at The Bird Dog cafe in Five Points, South Carolina, Columbia Police said. Police said […]

  • 2 charged after group brutally beats teen for his moped in front of Bushwick bodega

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — Two people have been arrested after a group of men armed with knives and a metal pipe brutally beat a teen in front of a Bushwick bodega and stole his moped, police said Saturday. The attack happened just before 6 p.m. Thursday, in front of a bodega at 718 Knickerbocker Ave. The 17-year-old victim was sitting on his gas-powered moped when he was approached by a group of men who threatened him at knifepoint and stole his […]

  • Intruder who licked sleeping woman’s face in Lenox Hill arrested: police

    LENOX HILL, Manhattan — A man accused of breaking into a woman’s apartment and licking her face on Sunday morning has been arrested, police said. Salih Kolenovic, 40, of Midland Parkway, Queens, was taken into custody Thursday and charged with sexually motivated burglary and sexual abuse. The 28-year-old woman told police she was sleeping at her building in the area of East 65th Street and First Avenue, when she woke up to find a man licking and kissing her face. […]

  • Special counsel Robert Mueller ends Russia probe; AG could update Congress this weekend

    WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency, entangled Trump’s family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president’s closest associates. The comprehensive report, still confidential, marks the end of Mueller’s probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are up to Trump’s attorney general, to Congress and, in all likelihood, […]

  • Treasurer of police charity stole $400K meant for families of fallen NYPD officers: prosecutors

    NEW YORK — The former treasurer of a non-profit police charity was arrested for stealing over $400,000 meant for families of NYPD officers killed in the line of duty and using the funds for concert tickets and her son’s legal expenses, federal prosecutors  announced Thursday. Lorraine Shanley, 68, of Staten Island, who worked for the charity for seven years, faces charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft after allegedly stealing more than 20 percent of its donations. She surrendered […]

  • Woman arrested in death of newborn baby found inside Queens hotel room

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A woman has been arrested in the death of a newborn baby found inside a Queens hotel room last summer, police said Wednesday. Lauren Becker, 36, of Seaford, New York, is charged with manslaughter. Police responded to a call on July 18, 2018, regarding an aided child inside the Days Inn along Queens Boulevard and Van Dam Street in Long Island City. When they arrived, officers found a newborn girl lying unconscious and unresponsive inside […]

  • Mother charged in death of 9-year-old daughter found stuffed in duffel bag

    LOS ANGELES — The mother of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed in a duffel bag along a suburban horse trail near Los Angeles earlier this month has been charged with murder, prosecutors announced. Taquesta Graham, 28, was charged Wednesday in the death of Trinity Love Jones. She will be arraigned on a single count of murder, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Graham and her boyfriend, 38-year-old Emiel Hunt, are accused of killing Trinity […]

  • Man shot on subway platform in Queens; 2 suspects sought, police say

    FOREST HILLS, Queens — A man was shot on a subway platform in Queens Friday, police say. It happened just before noon at the 75th Avenue E/F subway station on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills. The victim, who has not been identified, was rushed to the hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries to his leg. He is expected to survive, police say. It is not yet known what spurred the shooting. Two male suspects fled the scene. One suspect was […]

  • Man injured when woman kicks him in self-defense after he spit on her on subway near Times Square

    Police have corrected their earlier reports that a man was stabbed on a subway train near the Times Square station on Friday afternoon by a woman with blue hair. The woman did not stab the man, and the man was actually the aggressor in the situation, police said. Police have now reported that the man was harassing people on a southbound E train around 5 p.m. Friday. The man  began speaking rudely to a woman on the train, and eventually […]

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