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  • 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 […]

  • Suspensions will continue to impact LIRR into Sunday after train crash

    LONG ISLAND — Service interruptions are anticipated to continue into Sunday on the Montauk Branch of the LIRR after a slow-speed crash occurred east of Speonk between a work locomotive and an eastbound revenue train, a spokesperson for the MTA told PIX11 Saturday. In place of the suspended trains, the LIRR has provided limited bus service to customers on Montauk-bound trains that ended in Patchogue. They continue to advise customers to make alternate arrangements to get any further east on […]

  • Day care owner arrested for child sex abuse: police

    BRENTWOOD, Long Island— The owner of a Brentwood day care facility has been arrested for sexually abusing a child who attended the day care, Suffolk County Police said Saturday. Jose Flores, the co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care, located at 3 1st Street, sexually abused a 7-year-old female earlier this year, police said. Flores, 56,  was arrested and charged with first degree sexual abuse degree and endangering the welfare of a child. The Office of Family and Child Services […]

  • Body found in shallow grave at Massapequa Preserve could be 2017 MS-13 victim: NCPD

    NASSAU COUNTY, Long Island— Police are investigating a homicide at the Massapequa Preserve, Nassau County Police said Saturday. Homicide detectives canvassed the heavily wooded area  Friday morning into Saturday, in search of a missing body of a victim of the MS-13 gang. Police scoured the area more than a dozen times before in search of missing victims of the street gang, but to no avail, Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder said in a press conference. Officials said during their search, […]

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