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  • Baby rescued from burning building in Harlem; reunited with father

    HARLEM — Firefighters and police helped rescue a baby from an apartment building after a fire broke out early Saturday morning, according to officials. The fire started at about 1 a.m. on the first floor of a six-story apartment building on 146th Street, near Frederick Douglass Boulevard, according to the FDNY. A baby girl was initially trapped inside, according to officials, but firefighters and police helped rescue her from the building. Footage shows a police officer carrying the baby out […]

  • Police shoot man who opened fire at Queens bar: NYPD

    OZONE PARK, Queens — A man was shot by police after he opened fire at a Queens bar early Saturday, police said. It happened outside the RRR Bar and Lounge along Liberty Avenue and 88th Street in Ozone Park shortly before 4 a.m., police said. Authorities responded to a dispute with weapons in front of the lounge where a 32-year-old man was shot in the left foot by a 38-year-old man, police said. One sergeant and three police officers, all […]

  • MTA conductor assaulted just hours after a man was slashed at the same subway station in East Harlem

    EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — An MTA conductor was assaulted at an East Harlem subway station early Friday, just hours after a man was slashed at the same station. The incident was reported by MTA at about 1 a.m. at the 125th Street 4,5,6 station. According to police, a man was holding the door open to a southbound 4 train. The conductor left the train car and told the man, 30, to let the door close, police said. The man then […]

  • Community, students react to alleged racial slurs shouted during NJ high-school basketball game

    HAMBURG, N.J. — A student and his mother in Sussex County claim he was the victim of racially motivated heckling at a high school basketball game last week. In a video posted to Facebook, taken at Wallkill Valley Regional High School in Hamburg, New Jersey, the mother of an opposing player from Lenape Valley Regional High School says her son was called the “n-word” and other slurs. The mother from Lenape Valley wrote in her Facebook post, “During the game […]

  • Rally demands MTA complete improvement plans intended to mitigate L train shutdown

    MANHATTAN — Plans for a full L train shutdown were canceled last month, but many New Yorkers are hoping the MTA options offered to mitigate the closure will still be completed and maintained. Advocates argue that if the MTA backs out of their L train mitigation plans, “We’re likely to experience an L-pocalypse every weekend.” Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration planned for a list of street changes in preparation for the L train’s full closure, including exclusive bus lanes and […]

  • Police renew search for Brooklyn boy who disappeared 9 years ago

    BROOKLYN — Its been 9 years since 7-year-old Patrick Alford disappeared from his foster home in East New York on Jan. 22, 2010. On Tuesday, police will be re-canvassing the Spring Creek Towers where Patrick was last seen leaving the lobby. Patrick’s mother says he was having trouble adjusting to the foster home, located at 130 Yandalia Ave.  Less than a month after he arrive, he walked out into the hallway to throw out the trash with his foster mom […]

  • Hammer attack: 1 killed, 2 injured at Brooklyn buffet

    SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn — One man is dead and two others injured in a Tuesday afternoon hammer attack in Brooklyn, police said. Authorities said 34-year-old Arthur Martunovich walked into the Seaport Buffet on Emmons Avenue near East 21st Street just after 5 p.m. and started striking employees with a hammer. Three victims, a 60 year-old male, a 50 year-old male, and a 34 year-old male were transported to the hospital. The 34 year-old victim, later identified as Fufai Pun, the buffet’s […]

  • NY pizzerias battle over secret sauce recipe

    It’s a controversy so good you can sink your teeth into it, spicy spring or the spicy pepperoni? They’re two popular slices at two different pizzerias and customers seem to go crazy for both. “If you do a coke pepsi challenge for me, put both in front of me, it would be really tough for me to tell the difference,” said food blogger Mike Chau. Dominic Morano from beloved Prince Street Pizza said that’s because Made in New York Pizza, […]

  • Man arrested after allegedly punching 2 kids while they waited for school bus in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN — A homeless man has been arrested after police say he punched two kids in the face and head while they waited for the school bus in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. Charles Matthews, 26, is charged with three counts of assault, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal possession of a weapon. It happened at 7:18 a.m. inside the Bushwick Houses on Flushing Avenue. A 9-year-old boy and his 16-year-old sister were waiting in the lobby of their building for […]

  • Man, 71, dead and 2 others injured in Upper West Side apartment fire

    UPPER WEST SIDE — A 71-year-old man is dead and two others injured after a heavy fire ripped through an Upper West Side apartment building on Monday, the FDNY said. The third floor of the nine-story building caught on fire shortly after 10 a.m. on 87th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, officials said. A 71-year-old man was found unconscious and unresponsive inside one of the apartment units, and pronounced dead at the scene by EMS, according to police. Two […]

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