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  • Man allegedly torturers his Long Island landlord’s tiny poodle

    MINEOLA, N.Y. — An alleged animal abuser was arraigned Wednesday for severely torturing a 10-pound toy poodle, the Nassau County district attorney said. Peter Granath, 26, was renting the basement bedroom of a home on Wellington Road in Minneola, and after a month, the landlord and her kids began noticing unexplainable injuries to their 8-year-old poodle Layla, the district attorney said. On March 29, the family returned home from school and work and found Layla in serious distress. Layla was […]

  • Brawl breaks out near Coney Island Boardwalk; 2 men injured

    CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — Two people were brutally attacked by a group of five men in Coney Island, police said. Just before 8:30 p.m. Monday, a fight broke out between two groups at the corner of Stillwell Avenue and Riegelmann Boardwalk West, according to police. The two victims, ages 17 and 21, attempted to break up the fight, but were then attacked by five men who began to punch and kick them, police said. The 17-year-old victim was allegedly stabbed […]

  • Teen arrested on Long Island after yelling terroristic threats, assaulting officers: cops

    WOODBURY, N.Y. — Two Long Island police officers were injured after a teen allegedly assaulted and yelled terroristic threats inside a Nassau County precinct Tuesday. Around 7:55 p.m., Marc Linden, 19, forcibly entered the Nassau County Police Department’s Second Precinct at 7700 Jericho Turnpike, according to police. When an officer approached Linden to speak to him, he physically pushed past him, walked into the building and began yelling alarming statements causing civilians to panic, police said. Officers attempted to arrest the […]

  • Affordable housing lottery updates guidelines to help vulnerable New Yorkers

    NEW YORK—The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development is updating guidelines for the affordable housing lottery, officials announced Tuesday,  in an effort to make the application process less complicated. Changes to the guidelines will be put in to effect in an effort to benefit vulnerable individuals who are looking for affordable housing, the HPD said. Currently, many New Yorkers find that it is nearly impossible to be accepted into the affordable housing lottery. The application process has stiff competition […]

  • Woman hit in the head with large metal box in biased attack

    TRIBECA, Manhattan — Police are investigating an alleged biased attack in Manhattan after a woman hit another woman in the face with a large metal box, authorities said. Just before 11:55 a.m., the  victim, 57, was walking in front of 77 Warren St. when she was approached by a woman carrying a large metal makeup case, police said. The woman began to yell racist comments at the victim while striking her in the face with the large metal box, said […]

  • Summer traveling expected to break records

    NEWARK, N.J. — A record-breaking 243 million people are expected to travel by airline this summer, according to the Transportation Security Administration. According to the TSA, single-day screening records have already been broken within the first few months of the year and checkpoint security is fully staffed in preparation for this summer. Newark Liberty International Airport usually has about 58,000 travelers each day, but this summer they are predicting 75,000, according to the TSA. Additionally, LaGuardia airport may have more […]

  • Yonkers firefighters arrested in bar brawls: police

    YONKERS, N.Y. — Two Yonkers Fire Department members were arrested for fighting in bars, which left two victims with serious head injuries, police said Thursday. On Monday, just before 2 a.m., Yonkers police responded to a 911 call about a fight and injury at Rory Dolan’s Bar & Restaurant located on McLean Avenue, police said. When officers arrived they found a 45-year-old man bleeding from his head, according to police. The victim said that a man sat next to him […]

  • Mother of 7-year-old girl found weeks after she vanished in New Jersey

    UPDATE, June 14, 2018: Erin Stack was found Wednesday afternoon. ORIGINAL STORY: PATERSON, New Jersey — A New Jersey family is desperately searching for the mother of a 7-year-old girl who disappeared shortly after Mother’s Day. Erin Stack, 35, went missing on May 22 , her mother said in a Facebook post. She was last seen wearing a grey sweater, “funky” designed yoga pants, a blue bandanna headband and a black Johnny Cash T-shirt which was given to her by […]

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    New study shows that Brooklyn has the greatest number of rat complaints

    NEW YORK — While living in the”The Big Apple,”it is a given that you will come across your fair share of rats. A new study conducted by RentHop found that rats are more prevalent in certain areas of NYC over others. RentHop gathered data from 2017 to observe which boroughs and neighborhoods have the highest number of rat complaints. Results showed that Brooklyn has the greatest number of rodent complaints, followed by Manhattan. Meanwhile, Queens had the lowest amount of […]

  • 74 scammers arrested for hijacking email addresses, stealing money: FBI

    Law enforcement officials arrested 74 fraudsters for allegedly intercepting and hijacking bank transfers, the FBI said. On Monday, The Department of Justice announced that they seized $2.4 million dollars and recovered about $14 million in bank transfers after investigating cyber fraud for six months. They arrested 74 people nationwide, including 42 from the United States that were involved in an organization called BEC, Business Email Compromise. They largely targeted elderly victims, businesses, employees and real estate purchases, authorities said. The […]