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  • ‘Suspicious package’ at Staten Island Ferry terminal in Manhattan deemed safe after evacuation

    LOWER MANHATTAN — The Staten Island Ferry terminal at South Ferry was briefly evacuated on Sunday afternoon because of a “suspicious package,” an NYPD spokesperson said. The package was deemed safe shortly before 4 p.m., police said. After it was deemed safe, conditions returned to normal with slight delays in ferry service. “We appreciate your patience and cooperation during our investigation,” police tweeted. The package is deemed safe. Conditions are back to normal with slight delays in ferry service. We […]

  • Homeless man arrested for murder of livery cab driver in the Bronx

    CO-OP CITY, the Bronx — A man is accused of fatally stabbing a livery cab driver in the Bronx earlier this year. Malik Evans, 24, was arrested Sunday and faces charges of murder, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon for the Mar. 2 death of Ganiou Gandnou. Gandnou was found sitting in the driver’s side of his taxi with stab wounds to his neck and chest, according to police. He was taken to the hospital where he was […]

  • Three youth football players injured on the field in two separate incidents in Nassau County

    NASSAU COUNTY — Three teenagers were taken to the hospital with injuries from playing football in two separate incidents in Nassau County on Long Island Saturday, according to Nassau County Police. Two teens were playing football at Long Beach high School on Lagoon Drive, when police say the two boys collided with each other. A 14-year-old victim suffered a severe neck injury and was airlifted to a local hospital. A 15-year-old victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment […]

  • Crime scene

    Man killed after shooting outside Manhattan deli

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — A man was killed during a shooting outside a Manhattan deli early Saturday. Police responded to a call of a man shot in the vicinity of Saint Nicholas Avenue and West 186th Street just after midnight. When they arrived, officers found a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left hip, police said. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. His identity has not been released, pending family notification. […]

  • Bronx man shot, killed while behind the wheel in NJ

    PATERSON, N.J. — A Bronx man was killed when he was shot while driving in New Jersey Friday night. Police were called to Alaris Health medical facility in Rochelle Park and found 24-year-old Riquelvin Burgos-Nunez with gunshot wounds, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigation revealed Burgos-Nunez, of the Bronx, was traveling in the vicinity of East 31st Street between 11th and 12th avenues in Paterson when he was shot while inside his vehicle around 9 p.m., […]

  • Police identify man found dead, rolled up in red carpet in Harlem

    HARLEM, Manhattan — Police have identified the man found dead in Harlem, his body rolled in a red carpet. Anthony Lewis, 27, of Brooklyn, was found Thursday morning, when officers responded to a 911 call and discovered the man unconscious and unresponsive inside a red carpet in front of 301 West 145th St. in Harlem, according to police. Authorities have obtained surveillance footage of two people rolling the carpet in a Target shopping cart into the Harlem street, which is […]

  • St. Paul Community Baptist Church celebrates annual MAAFA performance

    NEW YORK — The MAAFA is back again for its 25th year. The MAAFA recognizes and reflects the journey of African slaves to the United States from 1500 through 1900. The first commemoration was led in 1995 by Rev. Dr. Johnny Ray Youngblood. Rev. Youngblood initially began the dialogue with staff and church leadership about the need for African-Americans to grapple with the ravages of slavery. Fast-forward 25 years, the The MAAFA has evolved and become a centerpiece of the […]

  • MTA expected to hire 500 transit cops to fix ‘quality of life’ issues at subway stations

    NEW YORK — The MTA is planning to hire about 500 new transit cops as they continue to fix issues in the system impacting the “quality of life.” Transit cops will be hired work to battle the increasing number of fare evasions and assaults on workers, as well as tackle the homelessness crisis to better the quality of life of all commuters. New officers will wear uniforms and work alongside hundreds of NYPD transit officers. Just recently, it was published […]

  • Annual sickle cell walk takes place in NYC on Saturday

    NEW YORK — September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle Cell Disease is a genetically inherited blood disease prevalent among people of African, Caribbean, Central/South American, East Indian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Asian and Southeast Asian ancestry which results in severe anemia, oxygen deprivation, poor circulation and extreme pain. Each year, hundreds participate in the Annual Sickle Cell Walk for education and awareness. This year’s walk, run by the Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network, takes place on Sept. 14 and goes […]

  • Body found rolled up in carpet on Harlem street; death deemed homicide: police

    HARLEM, Manhattan — Investigation remains underway after a man who was found dead and rolled up in a carpet has been deemed a homicide. Police have since been investigating an apartment building along West 147th Street near Frederick Douglass Boulevard, which they said is linked to the incident. Just before 6 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a 911 call and discovered the man unconscious and unresponsive inside a red carpet in front of 301 West 145th St. in Harlem, police […]

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