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  • Men wanted in string of armed robberies in and around Prospect Park in Brooklyn: police

    BROOKLYN — Police say they’re looking for two men in connection with several armed robberies in just one week earlier in July around Brooklyn. The first reported incident occurred on Monday, July 1 around 10:30 p.m. when the two unidentified men robbed a man at gunpoint, taking his wallet and cellphone, on Prospect Place near Carlton Avenue in Prospect Heights, police said. Then on Saturday, July 6 around 11:30 p.m., police believe the same two men robbed a man and […]

  • Queens fire that killed three, including 6-year-old, was intentionally set: authorities

    EAST ELMHURST, Queens — Authorities have confirmed that a Queens house fire that killed three people including a 6-year-old girl and her grandfather, while critically injuring her mother and baby brother Wednesday, was intentionally set. The FDNY tweeted Thursday that fire marshals have determined that an ignitable liquid was used in Wednesday’s fire in a two-story house in Queens. Sources say a man poured gasoline in the kitchen and then set it on fire. According to sources, the man was reportedly […]

  • NYPD catches man using dummy to sneak into HOV lane

    BROOKLYN — The NYPD caught themselves a real dummy this time. No, really. The department’s Instagram posted about an officer who stopped a motorist in Brooklyn for trying to get into the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lane using a homemade dummy in the backseat. View this post on Instagram “And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for you meddling cops!” A motorist was stopped by Highway Unit #2 Police Officer Gatto for driving in the […]

  • Summer beauty fixes for men and women

    NEW YORK — The summer heat is on! Whether you’re commuting on the subway or pounding the pavement in New York, you can keep cool with beauty and skincare treatments that’ll keep you looking great. Beauty expert Milly Almodovar shares several summer beauty fixes for both men and women. Summer beauty fixes for women  Summer Problem: Excessive heat causes redness and oily skin Summer Fix: Herbal Dynamics Beauty Rose Water Calming Face Toner $20 The heat has been insane and […]

  • Flash flood watch across NJ as thunderstorms roll in Thursday afternoon

    Thursday starts out hot, humid and partly sunny, but as the humidity rises, so does the chance for stormy weather. Thunderstorms are expected across the tri-state area in the afternoon as a front moves toward the city. Ahead of these storms, the National Weather Service has already issued flash flood watches for much of New Jersey through late night tonight. Some of the storms could contain locally heavy downpours and some strong winds, and will likely last through the evening […]

  • Gov. Cuomo signs equal pay law ahead of US Women’s ticker-tape parade

    NEW YORK — As New York City celebrates the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s ticker-tape parade, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an equal pay bill into law. “If you don’t pay women what you pay men, then you have no business in the state of New York,” he said. The law eliminates a “loophole” allowing gender discrimination in pay for the same jobs. “There is no rationale why women should not get paid what men get paid. These are women’s […]

  • NYC honors Women’s World Cup champs with ticker-tape parade

    Construction workers sounded air horns above crowds chanting “USA! USA!” on Wednesday as the U.S. women’s national soccer team reigned supreme once again in New York City’s “Canyon of Heroes.” It was four years ago to the day that crowds tossed heaps of confetti to celebrate the team and its 2015 Women’s World Cup title. Now, it’s the women of 2019’s turn. The repeat champs beat the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup, inspiring another […]

  • Serious crash on Interstate 80 in NJ causes extensive delays

    NEW JERSEY — A serious crash has caused traffic on the Interstate-80 near Parisippany-Troy Hills in New Jersey Wednesday morning. It happened on the westbound lanes near exit 45, Beverwyck Road. Ford Fusion collided with the back of a tractor-trailer, New Jersey State Police tweeted. Serious MV crash on I-80 WB MP 43.8 in Parsippany Twp. between a Ford Fusion and a tractor-trailer. Troopers responded at 7:42 a.m. Partial lane closures. Expect delays. #alert — NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) […]

  • Everything you need to know about the US Women’s National Team’s NYC ticker-tape parade

    NEW YORK — Moments after the US Women’s National Soccer team defeated the Netherlands to win their fourth World Cup title, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city will hold a ticker-tape parade to celebrate. Here’s what you need to know about Wednesday’s event. When is the parade? The US team will parade along the “Canyon of Heroes” starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The celebration kicks off with a parade, as the USWNT travel from Battery to […]

  • Emmy-winning actor and comedian Rip Torn dead at 88

    LOS ANGELES — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s “The Larry Sanders Show,” has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez. No cause of death was given. His […]

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