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  • Massive Bronx apartment fire leaves 11 injured, including 6 firefighters: FDNY

    HIGHBRIDGE, the Bronx — A raging fire erupted in a Bronx residential building, leaving at least 11 people, including firefighters, injured late Thursday, fire officials said. FDNY firefighters responded to 917 Ogden Ave. shortly before 11:35 p.m.. About 165 firefighters responded to the blaze and arrived to find flames shooting out of several windows on the fourth floor of a six-story apartment building, citizen app video showed. The four-alarm blaze spread to the cockloft of the building, FDNY said. At […]

  • Teen feels lucky to be alive after metal drip pan falls on his head at Brooklyn subway station

    BROOKLYN — A teen was struck in the head by a metal panel as he waited for a subway in Brooklyn on Monday morning. The drip pan fell on Afnan Perviaz, 19, from the station ceiling at Dekalb Avenue around 10 a.m. “Doctor said I’m lucky that the corner of it didn’t hit me on my head otherwise I most likely would have died,” Perviaz said. He felt dizzy the pan fell on his head  and suffered a slight concussion. […]

  • 13-year-old shot in chest in Bronx school playground: police

    CROTONA, the Bronx— A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was shot in the chest inside of a school playground, police said Tuesday morning. The shooting happened around 10:20 p.m. Monday in the schoolyard of the School of Science and Applied Learning located at 2050 Prospect Ave. The teen, who suffered one gunshot wound to his chest,  was discovered one block away from where the shooting occurred at 2052 Mapes Ave., according to police. He was transported to the hospital […]

  • 2 women struck by stray bullets inside Queens home: police

    LAURELTON, Queens—Two women were grazed after stray bullets penetrated the window of their Queens home, police said Thursday. The incident happened Wednesday, shortly before 11:40 p.m. at 220-18 136th Ave. Bula Clark, 74, and Mavis Claggett, 82, were sitting at a kitchen table watching the NBA finals, near the hallway area when shots rang out near their Laurelton home, police said. Stray bullets pierced their kitchen window, striking the 74-year-old woman in the forearm and the 82-year-old woman in the […]

  • Man drags 2 down subway stairs in attempted robbery: police

    LOWER MANHATTAN— Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a violent attempted robbery at the Brooklyn Bridge subway station in lower Manhattan, authorities said Tuesday. On Sunday, shortly before 11:30 p.m., the perpetrator approached a 59-year-old female and a 21-year-old male inside the mezzanine of the Brooklyn Bridge J train subway station and attempted to snatch the woman’s bag, police said. When the man tried to intervene, the perp dragged both victims down the stairs. EMS responded […]

  • Man steals donation box from Bronx mosque: police

    CONCOURSE VILLAGE, the Bronx—Police are searching for a man seen on surveillance footage removing a donation box from a mosque in the Bronx, authorities said Tuesday. Two weeks into Ramadan, on May 21 around 6 a.m., police say the man entered the Masjid Nur Al Islam Mosque on 1151 Sherman Avenue. He then removed a donation box that contained about $2,200 in cash, police said. The NYPD released images of the man carrying a large green box out of the […]

  • 2 police officers shot, suspect killed during drug bust shootout in Ardsley: police

    ARDSLEY, N.Y.— Two police officers were shot during a drug bust that ended in gunfire in Westchester County, Anthony Piccolino, Ardsley Chief of police said Tuesday. The two injured officers, one from Greenburgh Police and the other from Dobbs Ferry Police, were a part of a team of multiple police departments assisting the New York FBI in executing several out-of-state warrants at the Ardsley Acres Hotel Court at 560 Saw Mill River Rd around 11 p.m. when multiple rounds were […]

  • Long Island woman charged after locking dog in basement with no food, water: police

    EAST PATCHOGUE, N.Y. — A 28-year-old woman has been arrested after her dog was found severely malnourished and confined inside of a dark basement, Suffolk County Police said. On Saturday, June 1, Daisy, a 6 year old coonhound, was found locked inside of a basement in feces and urine with no food or water, police officials said. Police arrested Candace Diperi of East Patchogue, and charged her with animal cruelty for failure to provide proper sustenance. The dog was transported […]

  • Man found fatally shot in head behind Brooklyn apartment complex: police

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn— Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found behind a Brooklyn housing complex, police said Monday morning. On Sunday, around 10:09 p.m., police responded to an alert for gunshots detected at the rear of the Linden Plaza Apartment complex located at 735 Lincoln Avenue. When they arrived, police discovered a 29-year-old man with a fatal gunshot wound to the head, police said. EMS pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The victim’s identity has […]

  • Suspect identified in rape of 78-year-old woman inside Queens home: police

    ROSEDALE, Queens— Police are searching for a 30-year-old man wanted in connection with the rape of a 78-year-old woman in Queens, the NYPD said  Monday. On Sunday around 6:30 a.m.,  Ryan Bayard, 30, entered a home located in the vicinity of Brookville Boulevard and 148 Street, and approached a sleeping 78-year-old woman, then forcibly raped her inside of the home, police said. Bayard fled the location following the attack, according to police. The suspect is described as being about 5-feet-10 […]

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