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  • Son’s viral ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s Texas doughnut shop

    MISSOURI CITY, Texas— All it took was a tweet. Then less than 24 hours later, a newly-opened empty Texas doughnut shop was flooded with customers. A young man named Billy tweeted out photos on Saturday of his father inside a desolate doughnut shop and an empty parking lot saying, “My dad is really sad cause no one is coming to his new donut shop😭.” My dad is sad cause no one is coming to his new donut shop 😭 pic.twitter.com/y5aGB1Acrc […]

  • Man, 71, dies after being struck by teen driver on Staten Island

    ANNADALE, Staten Island — A 71-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Staten Island over the weekend, police said Monday. On Saturday, just before 1:30 p.m., police responded to a call of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian near Annadale Road and Arden Avenue. When police arrived, they found Salvatore Pierro, 71, of Staten Island lying on the roadway with head trauma, police said. Pierro was transported to the hospital in critical […]

  • 7 civilians, 1 firefighter suffer injuries in UWS apartment fire

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — Authorities are investigating a fast-moving fire that erupted in a multi-story Upper West Side apartment early Friday morning. Fire officials responded to 305 W. 76th St. around 1:35 a.m. The fire was out less than an hour later. They arrived to find flames billowing from the second floor of a five-story apartment building at that location, FDNY said. Five people, including a firefighter, suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene. Two civilians suffered […]

  • Woman, 26, fatally struck by taxi in Queens hit-and-run: police

    REGO PARK, Queens— A young woman has died after being struck by a taxi that fled the scene in Queens, police said Sunday. Police responded to a call for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian at Queens Boulevard and 63rd Drive shortly after 4:00 p.m. They arrived to find EMS administering CPR to a conscious 26-year-old woman at that location. The victim, identified as Sherena Hundalani was transported to Elmhurst Hospital Center where she later died. A preliminary investigation […]

  • Tanker truck crash, fuel spill shuts down Route 9 in New Jersey

    MALBORO, New Jersey— Two tanker trucks collided on Route 9 early Friday morning near Newman Springs Road, prompting up to 3,000-gallons of fuel to spill out onto the roadway. Marlboro Police say the cause is still under investigation, but they believe one truck may have rear-ended the other. “We know one of the drivers was transported to the hospital with minor injuries,” said Marlboro Police Captain Fred Reck. The incident happened on U.S. 9 near County Rd 520 just after […]

  • Attempted rapist arrested after woman throws hot coffee at his face : police

    INWOOD, Manhattan — A man has been arrested after a woman threw a hot cup of coffee into his face to stop an attempted rape, police said. The incident happened on Thursday, just before 10 p.m., near a residential building near Seaman Avenue in Inwood. Police say Victor Cueto, 38, followed a 51-year-old female into the vestibule of the building and pushed her into the building’s hallway. Once behind the vicim, Cueto allegedly told her to “do as he said,” […]

  • Repairs underway after wood plank falls from elevated subway, impales windshield in moving vehicle

    WOODSIDE, Queens — MTA workers continued checking all elevated train tracks across the city on Friday morning. They were busy removing any wooden beams that had been stored underneath the subway tracks. Extra precaution is being taken after a wooden plank fell off the tracks and impaled the windshield of a LYFT driver’s vehicle on Thursday afternoon. Surveillance video showed the terrifying moment the two-by-four fell as the driver drove along Roosevelt Avenue under the 61st street 7-train subway station. […]

  • Man shot in back, seeks help inside Bronx bodega

    MT. HOPE, the Bronx— Authorities are investigating the shooting of a 54-year-old man in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man was found with a gunshot wound to the back in front of Golden Deli Food bodega at 267 E. Tremont Ave. just after 2 a.m. An employee with Golden Deli Food told PIX11 News that the victim entered the bodega and pleaded for help. The employee immediately called police and emergency responders arrived to the store. The victim, was […]

  • Man dead, wife hospitalized from carbon monoxide poisoning in Suffolk County: police

    MELVILLE, N.Y. — A man is dead and his wife has been hospitalized due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at their home in Melville, according to Suffolk County Police. Authorities were called to 31 Scott Drive around 8:30 a.m Thursday, after a frantic 911 call from the couple’s daughter. The daughter told police that she received a phone call from her mother, who said she’d been vomiting  “all morning.” The daughter arrived to the home to find her mother 60-year-old […]

  • Man steals $3K from parked delivery truck in Brooklyn: police

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn— Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a parked delivery truck in Brooklyn last month. The incident happened just after 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 3 near 64th Street and 8th Avenue. Police say the man got out of a black Toyota sedan and entered a parked delivery by opening an unlocked driver’s-side door. The perpetrator took an envelope containing $3,000 in cash from the truck, then got back into the Toyota sedan and fled […]

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