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  • Cops seeks suspect in brutal anti-gay attack of 2 men in Williamsburg

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked two men after making anti-gay comments in Brooklyn early Sunday. It was reported to police that shortly after midnight, two men, ages 29 and 34, were standing along Metropolitan and Union avenues in Williamsburg when they were approached by another man, police said. The individual allegedly made anti-sexual orientation statements and assaulted the victims. He allegedly punched the 34-year-old man in the face and grabbed the 29-year-old, throwing […]

  • Driver killed in Long Island crash, police say

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Police are investigating a car crash that killed a man on Long Island Sunday afternoon. Luis Gonzalez Escobar, 22, was traveling in a 2007 Scion on Express Drive South near Brentwood Parkway in Brentwood when he lost control of his car at about 2:45 p.m., police said. The vehicle struck a utility pole and overturned, cops said. Gonzalez Escobar was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. […]

  • Man steals woman’s purse at Bronx Rite Aid, police say

    FORDHAM MANOR, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the man accused of stealing a woman’s purse inside a Bronx Rite Aid pharmacy. On Sept. 17, a 64-year-old woman placed her pocketbook on a seat next to her while waiting for her medication to be prepared at the Rite Aid pharmacy along West Fordham Road and Grand Avenue, police said. A man then walked up to the counter, bent over and took the victim’s pocketbook, according to police. He placed […]

  • Tattooed thief sought in armed robbery at Bronx deli: police

    MT. EDEN, the Bronx — Police are searching for the individual involved in an armed robbery at a Bronx deli. On Sept. 19, an unidentified man entered the Blue Moon Deli on East 170th Street in Mt. Eden shortly after 3 a.m. and approached the 28-year-old employee behind the counter, police said. He displayed a black firearm and demanded money, said cops. The employee complied and removed about $200 in cash and a box of cigars before fleeing, said police. […]

  • Woman charged with attempted murder after 3 infants, 2 adults stabbed in Queens birthing center

    FLUSHING, Queens — A woman has been charged with attempted murder after three infants and two adults were stabbed in a Queens birthing center Friday morning. Yu Fen Wang, 52, was is facing charges of five counts of attempted murder after she allegedly stabbed three infants, all 1-month-old or younger and two adults at a residence believed to be serving as a birthing center — that was advertised as a day-care center, on 161st Street between 45th and 43rd avenues […]

  • Bicyclist struck and killed by driver on drugs: police

    MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y. — A man driving while impaired by drugs was arrested after police say he struck and killed a bicyclist on Long Island early Saturday. Vincent Rienzie Jr., 27, was arrested and faces charges of DWAI Drugs after he allegedly struck Stephen Salzman, 56, in front of 1175 Route 25 in Middle Island. Rienzie was driving a 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer west on Route 25 when his vehicle veered out of the lane and struck a bicyclist and a […]

  • 1 injured during attempted robbery at Bronx dry cleaner

    WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — Police are searching for the man accused of an attempted robbery at a Bronx dry cleaner Friday evening. An unidentified man entered the Dry Cleaner at 727 Westchester Ave. in the Woodstock section of the Bronx and displayed a firearm, demanding the cash register’s contents, police said. A struggle ensued after the 56-year-old victim attempted to grab the firearm, according to police. During the struggle, the firearm discharged, striking the victim’s ankle, said cops. They were […]

  • Man found fatally stabbed in Washington Heights street: police

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — A man was found fatally stabbed in a Manhattan street Saturday morning. At about 6:43 a.m., police responded to a call regarding a man assaulted along West 176 Street and Haven Avenue in Washington Heights. When they arrived, officers found a 35-year-old man lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds to his torso, said police. He was pronounced dead on the scene, said authorities. His identity has not been released pending family notification. No arrests […]

  • Deer hunter falls into NJ sewer drain, authorities say

    HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — A hunter was injured after he fell into a sewer drain while trying to retrieve the deer he shot in New Jersey, police said. Hackettstown police responded to a call at about 8:17 p.m. Friday regarding a man that fell six feet into a drain. Authorities arrived to the wooded area near the intersection of Old Allamuchy Road and Route 517 and found the 47-year-old man in the sewer drain, police said. He was rescued and flown […]

  • Woman, 64, struck and killed in New Jersey

    CLIFTON, N.J. — A pedestrian was struck and killed in New Jersey Friday night. Police responded to a call about a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at about 7:48 p.m. in the area of East Fourth and Fifth streets in Clifton. Authorities arrived and found a Honda Civic, driven by a 20-year-old Clifton resident on scene. The vehicle was involved in the collision with the pedestrian. The pedestrian, 64-year-old Galia Bacheva, was pronounced dead shortly after police arrived, authorities said. […]