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  • WPIX under new ownership for first time in 71-year history, acquired by E.W. Scripps

    NEW YORK — WPIX is among 42 television news stations nationwide under new ownership Thursday, days after the Federal Communications Commission approved the sale of Tribune Media Company stations. The majority of stations were acquired by Nexstar Media Group, Inc. which now becomes the largest owner of local television stations in the country. To gain FCC approval, Nexstar divested several stations to TEGNA, Inc.; Circle City Broadcasting I, Inc.; and The E.W. Scripps Company, which now owns New York City-based […]

  • NYPD officer allegedly molested 10-year-old girl

    BROOKLYN — An NYPD officer is accused of sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s daughter, police said. Shaun Frazier, 39, turned himself in to authorities Thursday morning in Brooklyn after an NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau investigation found out he molested the 10-year-old girl, according to police. Frazier faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child, police said. Frazier, who had been on job since 2015 and was assigned to the transit department, is currently suspended, police said. The officer appeared before […]

  • Second measles case confirmed in Nassau County: officials

    MINELOA, N.Y. — Another case of measles has been confirmed in Nassau County, just weeks after nearby New York City officials deemed the measles outbreak in the five boroughs over. This is the second confirmed case of measles this month, according to the Nassau County Department of Health County Executive Laura Curran released the following statement, in part, on Thursday: “We have a solemn obligation to protect the health and safety of all 1.4 million people who call Nassau County […]

  • Real ID driver’s licenses now available in New Jersey

    NEW JERSEY — The enhanced, more-secure Real ID driver’s licenses are finally available in New Jersey, giving Garden State residents just over a year to update before they’ll need the new version of the license at airports and federal buildings. Nobody is required to get a Real ID, but if you prefer using your license or non-driver ID at the airport, you’ll need to upgrade. Starting October 1, 2020, if you want to use your license or non-driver ID to […]

  • Best burger deals for National Cheeseburger Day

    NEW YORK — Wednesday is going to be a delicious day across the country because it’s National Cheeseburger Day. There’s no better way to celebrate the annual holiday than chomping into a big, juicy burger. The only way to make a good burger taste better? Get it for free or discounted. Here are some of the best burger deals available for National Cheeseburger Day: Applebee’s: Enjoy their classic bacon cheeseburger with endless fries for just $6.99 on Wednesday. Black Angus […]

  • Threats made toward Oceanside school after deadly brawl not credible: police

    OCEANSIDE, N.Y. — Hours after family and friends held a vigil for a teen who was stabbed to death during an after-school fight, police investigated unconfirmed threats made to a Long Island high school. “At this time these threats do not appear credible,” Detective Lieutenant Richard LeBrun of the Nassau County Police said Wednesday afternoon. Alleged threats of retaliation from a neighboring town were posted on social media Tuesday, apparently targeting Oceanside High School and causing initial concern for parents […]

  • Arrest made in $4 million Midtown jewelry heist at store frequented by celebrities

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Authorities have arrested one of the men wanted in connection to a brazen robbery, where millions of dollars worth of jewelry was stolen from a Manhattan store that caters to several celebrities. Pedro Davila was taken into custody Sunday in Pasco County, Florida for his alleged connection to the Aug. 25 armed robbery in Manhattan, authorities said. Police allege Davila, Jaysean Sutton and a third co-conspirator posed as customers at the Avianne Jewelry store on West 47th […]

  • Local doctors volunteer to help the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

    NEW YORK — After seeing the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, local doctors volunteered to travel to the ravaged islands and help Bahamian doctors give medical attention to those in need. Dr. Muni Tahzib and Dr. Lynda Gerberg are part of a Facebook group of female doctors and moms from all over the world who want to make a difference. For more information on how you can help Hurricane Dorian victims, click here. 

  • Man facing charges after baby girl in stroller fatally struck in the Bronx: police

    OLINVILLE, the Bronx — A baby girl was fatally struck in the Bronx on Tuesday afternoon when a vehicle jumped a curb, according to police. Authorities said the 22-year-old driver, Kier Boneparte of Staten Island, lost control of his BMW SUV around 4 p.m. as he turned right from White Plains Road onto East 215th Street and then jumped the curb. Boneparte’s SUV first struck a parked, unoccupied vehicle before hitting the 1-year-old girl sitting in her stroller, pinning her […]

  • Police say they’re ‘ready to arrest’ suspects in a fatal teen brawl over a girl in Oceanside

    OCEANSIDE, N.Y. — Police say they’re closing in on suspects who stabbed a teenager to death here during an after-school fight. It happened in front of dozens of fellow students, many of whom allegedly filmed the attack, which left another teen injured, police said Tuesday. “There’s got to be about 50, 60, 70 kids here,” said Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick, the commander of the Nassau County Police Homicide Division at a news conference at the crime scene on Tuesday morning. […]

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