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    1 dead, 1 injured in shooting near NJ barbershop: authorities

    NEPTUNE CITY, N.J. — One man is dead and another was injured when shots were fired near a New Jersey barbershop Friday night, authorities said. Police responded to reports of shots fired near a barbershop along Old Corlies Avenue and Jumping Brook Road just after 8 p.m. Two men were taken to the hospital with several gunshot wounds, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Wayne Jones, 46, was pronounced dead at the hospital. This is the second homicide to […]

  • Man steals electronics from Greenwich Village apartment: police

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — Police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into and stole from a Manhattan apartment last month. A man gained entry into an apartment in a building in the vicinity of Grove and Bedford streets on Aug. 31 and took a Nintendo Switch, a game and a wireless camera, according to police. The 29-year-old victim was not in the apartment at the time of the incident, police said. Submit tips to police by calling Crime […]

  • 7 injured in Washington Heights high-rise building fire: FDNY

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Seven people were injured when a fire broke out in a high-rise building in Manhattan Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the blaze on the 19th floor of the 32-story building on Audubon Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Seven people were injured in the blaze, fire officials said. All appear to have non-life-threatening injuries. Video from Citizen App shows heavy flames coming from one of the apartment units. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  • Woman arrested on murder, arson charges in fatal house fire on Long Island

    CENTRE ISLAND, N.Y. — A Long Island woman was arrested for her alleged involvement in a 2018 fire that killed a 75-year-old man. Jennifer Gross was taken into custody Friday and faces charges of second-degree murder and second-degree arson, police said. On Nov. 20, 2019, emergency responders were called to a fire that broke out at a Centre Island home. Authorities extinguished the blaze and found James Coppola, of Howard Beach, dead inside the home, according to police. The blaze […]

  • Man arrested in sexual assault of 82-year-old woman: police

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting an 82-year-old woman. David Alexander was taken into custody Friday, for allegedly groping the victim inside her Lower East Side apartment, according to police. The victim left her apartment door open to get fresh air Tuesday evening. That was when a man came in and restrained the woman by the neck and sexually assaulted her, police said. Alexander, 29, faces charges of felony assault, burglary, sex […]

  • Apple’s remodeled Fifth Avenue store opens

    NEW YORK — Apple’s Fifth Avenue location is now open! The newly-designed space beneath one of New York City’s most recognized landmarks. Now, nearly double the size of its original version, the new space has a higher ceiling and more natural light. Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted customers who lined up ahead of the opening. The Fifth Avenue location remains Apple’s only retail shop open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • 2 injured when car collides with train in New Jersey; NJ Transit service impacted

    RIVER EDGE, N.J. — Two people were injured when a train collided with a vehicle in New Jersey Thursday morning. New Jersey Transit train 1610 collided with the car around 7:30 a.m. near the New Bridge Landing station, New Jersey Transit officials said. The train, which carried about 400 customers and crew members, was scheduled to arrive at Hoboken around 8:05 a.m., according to New Jersey Transit officials. There were no injuries to passengers on the train. Local police tell New […]

  • Man dies days after fiery crash on Bronx River Parkway

    The BRONX — A man died from his injuries a week after he was involved in a fiery crash on the Bronx River Parkway earlier this month. Police responded to a call of a single motor vehicle crash on the southbound Bronx River Parkway near Exit 8 around 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 9. When they arrived, officers found four men with various injuries to their neck, back, arm and face. The driver, front passenger; both 21; and the left rear […]

  • Man arrested in 2017 shooting death of Bronx woman

    WILLIAMSBRIDGE, the Bronx — Police have arrested a man two years after a Bronx woman was found shot and killed on a Bronx street. Kenneth Smith, 51, was arrested Tuesday and faces charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said. On Apr. 2, 2017, Margarita Franco was found dead along East 214th Street in Williamsbridge with a gunshot wound to her head, police said. In the final moments of Franco’s life, video obtained by police showed her speaking […]

  • Man fatally stabbed in the Bronx; cops search for alleged attacker

    MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Authorities are looking for the person accused of stabbing a 22-year-old man to death in the Bronx last week. Kaywann Nelson, 34, is sought by police for the Sept. 11 death of Tyshawn Green. Police responded to a call of a man shot at the Millbrook Houses along St. Ann’s Avenue around 8:30 p.m. When they arrived, officers found Green, 22, with a stab wound to his lower back. He was taken to the hospital […]

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