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  • Sunny, pleasant weather makes way for thunderstorm threat Thursday

    NEW YORK — We’re getting an encore of Tuesday’s beautiful weather Wednesday, with sunny skies and seasonable temperatures, but enjoy it while it lasts; thunderstorms may be heading our way. Expect mostly sunny skies Wednesday afternoon, with a high of 72 degrees. Another storm system moves to the tri-state area, bringing the risk of a shower Thursday morning. Those with plans during the Thursday afternoon should plan accordingly or try to get them done earlier as the “big thunderstorm threat” […]

  • 3 hurt in fire at Bronx NYCHA building

    CLAREMONT, the Bronx — At least three people were hurt after a fire broke out at a Bronx NYCHA building Tuesday night. The blaze began on the 20th Floor at the Butler Houses along Webster Avenue just after 10:30 p.m, fire officials said. Emergency units arrived to the 21-story building, and the fire was put under control about 30 minutes later. At least three residents sustained minor injuries, fire officials said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  • Off-duty FDNY firefighter attacked by group of teens: police

    UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — An off-duty FDNY firefighter was attacked after he defended an elderly couple from a group of teens in Manhattan Saturday morning, police said. Just before 9:30 a.m., police said the firefighter, 38, intervened after witnessing a group of teenagers harassing an elderly couple in the vicinity of 86th Street and Third Avenue on the Upper East Side. One of the teens punched the man and pushed him to the ground, continuously striking him throughout the […]

  • Bouncer shot outside Queens strip club: police

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A bouncer was shot outside a Queens strip club early Monday. It happened outside the Show Palace Gentlemen’s Club in Long Island City around 5 a.m., police said. Police said a man opened fire and shot the 42-year-old bouncer in the leg and shoulder, police said. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, cops said. The alleged gunman fled before police arrived. The circumstances leading up to the shooting were not immediately known. In […]

  • 2 cops injured after man drags them with vehicle in Newark: authorities

    NEWARK, N.J. — A man was arrested after he allegedly dragged two officers with his car early Saturday. Police found Jacob Wolski, 30, sitting in a white midsize car in the vicinity of Charleston and Spruce streets in Newark shortly after 2 a.m. When they approached the car, officers noticed Wolski appeared to be using drugs, police said. When police tried to question him, Wolski allegedly sped away, dragging both officers. One officer sustained a head injury and the other sustained […]

  • 71-year-old man knocked unconscious during attack in the Bronx: police

    MORRISANIA, the Bronx — A 71-year-old man was knocked unconscious during an attack in the Bronx earlier this month, police said Saturday. On May 1st, the victim was in the vicinity of East 167th Street and 3rd Avenue in Morrisania, when he was approached from behind and struck in the face with an unknown object, police said. The attacker continued to strike the victim until he lost consciousness, authorities said. The victim sustained a swollen right eye and lacerations to […]

  • Country singer Travis Tritt ‘shaken up’ after tour bus involved in fatal crash

    SOUTH CAROLINA — Country music star Travis Tritt is “saddened beyond belief” after he said his tour bus was involved in a fatal crash in South Carolina early Saturday. “We were sideswiped in a fatal accident with a driver going the wrong way on Veteran’s Highway as we were leaving Myrtle Beach tonight. The Jeep driver hit a pickup truck head on right in front of us,” he said on an Instagram post, sharing an image of the damage. Tritt […]

  • Man slashed, shots fired during baseball game in Queens: police

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — Shots were fired and a man was slashed during a baseball game at a Long Island City playground Friday afternoon, police said. A 23-year-old man was watching a baseball game within the playground area in the vicinity of 28th Street and 37th Avenue in Long Island City around 5:30 p.m. when he got into a verbal argument with six unidentified people, police said. One of them displayed a box cutter and slashed the victim in […]

  • NJ transit preps for BTS MetLife Stadium concert; fans line up for exclusive merchandise

    NEW JERSEY — Going to the BTS concert at MetLife Stadium? Get ready for some traffic. New Jersey Transit is warning concertgoers to expect about two-hour delays getting into and out of MetLife Stadium after the concert. Those attending the concerts for the K-pop superstars on Saturday and Sunday can get to MetLife Stadium by using NJ Transit’s special Meadowlands rail shuttle and bus service. The rail line from MetLife Stadium has the capacity to move about 7,500 customers per […]

  • Man, 71, convicted of sexually assaulting young girl: Prosecutors

    UNION, N.J. — A 71-year-old man was convicted of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl who lived in his building, New Jersey prosecutors said Friday. Angel Flores was convicted on charges including first-degree aggravated sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, authorities said. Investigation revealed the sex assaults took place from December 2015 to January 2016 in the building where both Flores and the victim lived. Flores was allegedly an acquaintance to the victim and […]

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