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  • Toys ‘R’ Us could come back from the dead after bankruptcy auction canceled

    WAYNE, N.J.— Could Toys ‘R’ Us be making a comeback? This may be the case after court filings show that top lenders for Geoffrey, LLC decided to cancel the bankruptcy auction of its brand name and other intellectual properties. Less than four months after the beloved toy company closed its last U.S. stores, controlling lenders have announced a plan to revive the Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us brand, the court filing revealed on  Monday. Goodbye, Geoffrey: Toys R […]

  • Suspect arrested in North Carolina for Fort Greene triple slaying

    FORT GREENE, Brooklyn — Police have arrested the suspected shooter in North Carolina for a triple slaying that happened just before 2 a.m. Sept. 20 on Fleet Walk, outside the Ingersoll Houses in Downtown Brooklyn. Allen Cooper, 31, also known as “Pike,” allegedly gunned down a man in his 70s, along with two others, according to detectives. He has been charged with three counts of murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Witness testimony and tips led to his arrest in Fayetteville, North […]

  • Livery driver charged after striking, killing 77-year-old woman in midtown: police

    MANHATTAN – Police arrested a livery cab driver Monday after a 77-year-old woman was struck and killed while crossing a midtown street, officials said. Police charged 49-year-old Buddhi Gurung, of Queens, with failing to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due car. Carol Dauplaise, who lives just blocks away from where she was killed, was in the E 36th Street crosswalk crossing Madison around 8:30 a.m. when she was struck, police said. She was taken to Bellevue Hospital where she was pronounced […]

  • Harper Lee, author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ dies

    ALABAMA — An icon of literature Harper Lee, the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” who last year released a sequel to the classic novel, has died. She was 89. The mayor’s office in Lee’s hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, confirmed her death to PIX11 News. first reported her death. A spokesperson for Lee’s publisher, HarperCollins, said the author “died peacefully” Thursday night. Her agent Andrew Nurnberg said her death marks the loss of “a greater writer, a great friend […]

  • Florida babysitter found naked and drunk as young child played nearby: cops

    BAKER, Florida – A young Florida woman smirked for her mugshot after allegedly getting drunk, stripping naked and passing out while babysitting a young girl. Whitney Kilcrease, 24, agreed to watch the tot while her father left the house for a couple of hours to take care of errands. When he returned, he found Kilcrease naked, passed out facedown next to the child, who was playing nearby, according to NWF Daily News. Kilcrease later told police she started drinking Captain Morgan rum after her […]

  • NYC crane collapse: 1 killed, 3 injured after massive crane crashes onto cars; it was ‘like an earthquake’

    LOWER MANHATTAN —  A massive crane that was being lowered as a safety precaution because of high winds ended up collapsing onto a narrow TriBeCa street Friday morning, killing one person who was walking by and injuring three others. The first report of the fallen crane on Worth Street came in at 8:24 a.m. The collapse happened at the height of the snowy morning commute in lower Manhattan. The 565-foot-long, 330-ton crane also damaged four buildings, including the New York Law School building, as it […]

  • Reward for dog shoved out of car on Long Island reaches $4,000

    MORICHES, New York – PETA is offering a $4,000 reward for any information on the person responsible for shoving a dog out of their car on Long Island. On January 18 a driver shoved a dog out of the passenger-side door of their car and drove away as the abandoned pet tried to get back in, according to the Suffolk County SPCA. A witness says the tan-and-white mix ran after the car, an older model green Jeep Grand Cherokee, trying to […]

  • NY, NJ ports back in business after Port Authority longshoremen walkout ends

    NEW YORK– Full operations at the ports of New York and New Jersey have been restored after workers earlier walked off the job Friday, according to the Port Authority. Full operations at the Port of NY & NJ (@PortNYNJ) are being restored. — Port Authority NY&NJ (@PANYNJ) January 30, 2016 “There is an apparent labor walk off at all PONYNJ terminals.  No truck operations at this time,” Port Authority posted on its website.  “All efforts to resume activity will […]

  • Man stabbed to death inside Manhattan homeless shelter

    MANHATTAN — A 62-year-old man was stabbed to death inside a homeless shelter late Wednesday night. Police said the incident happened at the Boulevard, a mental health shelter for displaced men, on Lexington Avenue shortly before midnight. Detectives are now looking for 21-year-old Anthony White, who police say ran out of the building after a security guard opened the front door. Officers found a gruesome, bloody scene inside the victim’s room.  White is suspected of stabbing the man in the neck, leaving […]

  • No gunman or shooter found after lockdown at Naval Medical Center San Diego: officials

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — An active shooter reported on the Naval Medical Center San Diego Facebook page sparked a series of lockdowns Tuesday. After an extensive search of the facility, however, investigators found no evidence of a gunman or shooting, Navy officials confirmed. Gunfire was reported by a single witness at about 8 a.m., according to a statement from the Navy.  That person reported hearing three shots fired in the basement of Building 26, which is a combination gym and barracks. First responders […]

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