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  • Dangerously cold conditions poses a hazard to drivers

    NEW YORK — Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the tri-state area after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. With brutally cold air expected to hit the region with single-digit temperatures Sunday into Monday, AAA is urging motorists to make sure your vehicle is ready to start and run. Residual moisture and leftover water on roads will freeze or remain frozen and may lead to areas of black ice, according to […]

  • United Airlines flight diverted to Canada airport, leaving passengers stuck on board for hours

    NEWARK, N.J. — A United Airlines flight was diverted to a Canada airport, leaving passengers stranded for over 13 hours on board. United Airlines Flight 179 was scheduled to travel from Newark Liberty International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport when it was diverted to Goose Bay Airport in Canada due to a medical emergency on board According to a United Airlines spokesperson, the flight was diverted because of a medical emergency onboard the flight. “United Flight 179 traveling from […]

  • 1 dead, 1 injured after car crashes into wall, plunges from roadway in Manhattan: police

    MANHATTAN — One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a car plunged 20 feet down after crashing into a wall in Manhattan early Sunday. Police responded to a call about an overturned vehicle on fire at about 4 a.m. inside the Trinity Church Cemetery along Riverside Driver and West 155th Street, bordering Hamilton Heights and Washington Heights, authorities said. According to police, the a woman was driving the wrong way on 155th Street when she struck […]

  • Man fires gun at LI gentleman’s club: police

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — A man fired a gun at a gentlemen’s club on Long Island early Saturday, police said. Police responded to reports of a possible gunfight in the parking lot of the Mirage Gentlemen’s Club in Farmingdale just after 3:30 a.m. When officers arrived, a man was seen removing a gun from his waistband and fired it in the direction of the nightclub, according to cops. He complied with orders to place the weapon on the ground and was […]

  • Schism leads to dueling women’s march events in NYC

    NEW YORK — Conflicts over control, inclusivity and alleged anti-Semitism meant that women protesting on the second anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington faced competing demonstrations this weekend in New York City. One procession, around the edge of Central Park and down Sixth Avenue, is being organized by the Women’s March Alliance, a nonprofit group whose leaders are putting on their version of the demonstration for the third straight year. Another event, a downtown rally held at roughly the same […]

  • 1 hurt, residents displaced after fire breaks out at Brooklyn building

    CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — One person was injured after a fire broke out at a Brooklyn Saturday morning. Officials responded to the blaze that started on the first floor of a mixed occupancy building at 2681 Atlantic Avenue shortly after 10 a.m. The building, which is located within a row of businesses, has apartments on the above floors. #FDNY members continue operating on scene of a 4-alarm fire, 2681 Atlantic Ave. #Brooklyn pic.twitter.com/VrHtw2SP3N — FDNY (@FDNY) January 19, 2019 #FDNY […]

  • 67-year-old man punched on the train in Brooklyn: police

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A 67-year-old man was punched on the train in Brooklyn, police said. The victim was onboard an L train traveling south on Jan. 12 when he was approached by another man, cops said. As the train was pulling into the Graham Avenue subway station in Williamsburg, the man punched the victim in the face, according to cops. The suspected attacker fled when the train doors opened. The victim suffered an injury to his lip, a chipped tooth […]

  • Vandal throws concrete stone at statues in Queens Buddhist temple: police

    FLUSHING, Queens — Several statues were damaged after a vandal threw a concrete stone at a Buddhist temple in Queens, police said. On Wednesday, police said a man entered the Chinese Buddhist Temple along 39th Avenue in Flushing and threw a large concrete stone at the Buddhist statues. Damage was caused to multiple statues, police said. He fled along Main Street toward Roosevelt Avenue. The suspected vandal is described be about 30 years old, with a medium build and was […]

  • LI Mom fabricates story about man attempting to kidnap baby: police

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. —Police said a Long Island mother made up the story that a man tried to kidnap her son in an attempt to cover up her baby’s injuries. Jeymi Guerra Cordova originally told police a man jumped in front of her son’s stroller and grabbed the child as they walked along Fulton Street in Hempstead Tuesday night. The mother said she struggled with the man, who then threw the 1-year-old child to the pavement and fled, according to the […]

  • Man stabbed after honking at car in Brooklyn: police

    MAPLETON, Brooklyn — A man was stabbed in an apparent road rage attack in Brooklyn Thursday night, police said. The victim was driving south on Dahill Road at about 5:20 p.m. when he honked at a red Infiniti that cut him off as he tried to make a right turn on 65th Street, police said. The driver of the Infiniti got out of the car and punched the victim in the face, according to police. His passenger also got out […]