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  • Aircraft crashes off waters of Suffolk County beach: U.S. Coast Guard

    AMAGANSETT, N.Y. — A small aircraft crashed into the ocean off Suffolk County, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Authorities received a call around 2:51 p.m. about a downed aircraft about 1.5 miles south of Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett . Four occupants were on board the Piper PA31 Navajo, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Two bodies were recovered by East Hampton Life Guard, officials said. Several agencies are on scene searching for two more missing people, officicals said. Long Island […]

  • Shots fired at Bronx mosque

    MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — For the second straight year, Masjid Ebun Abass on Alexander Avenue in the Bronx has been shot at during Ramadan. A hail of pellets fired from a BB gun blew out the front glass door of the Islamic Cultural Center during a prayer service. Deputy Imam Mamadou Kamara said he told worshippers not be deterred by these cowardly acts of terrorism. “Don’t be afraid nobody can take your faith from you,” he said. Kamara showed […]

  • Endorsed by ‘The Mooch’: Rep. Congressional Candidate Grimm campaigns on Staten Island

    BLOOMFIELD, Staten Island— Anthony Scaramucci was on Staten Island to throw his support behind Republican congressional candidate Michael Grimm. “Now unfortunately I only spent 11 days in Washington. Some people like to say it was 10 days and that hurts my feelings.” Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci made light of his brief and turbulent run as White House communications director. “When you think about my experience, sometimes I have to say 964 thousand seconds because it makes me feel better,” he […]

  • Man wanted in connection to ‘violent, random’ sex assault in Queens ID’d: police

    KEW GARDENS, Queens — A man wanted in connection to a “violent, random” sexual assault in Queens was identified Saturday, police said. Ronald Williams, 21, is sought in connection to an attack that occurred last Monday morning near 72nd Road and Kissena Boulevard, bordering Pomonok and Kew Gardens Hills, police said. The victim, a 52-year-old woman, had just dropped her son off at school when she was attacked, according to police. The assault left the woman critically injured, authorities said. She […]

  • ‘Tragedy’ in Mamaroneck: 2-year-old girl dead; mother shot by police after attacking officers

    MAMARONECK, Westchester — A 2-year-old girl has died and her mother was shot by police after she allegedly attacked officers with a knife in Mamaroneck on Saturday, police said. Officials said police were called to a home on Chestnut Avenue around 1:30 p.m. and found the toddler in need of medical aid. Police did not give any details on her injuries. The child’s mother, 28, was also inside the home. “The female was given numerous verbal commands by officers to show […]

  • Baby killed after driver runs through red light in Staten Island

    WEST BRIGHTON, Staten Island — A baby was killed in a car crash after a driver ran a red light in Staten Island early Saturday, police said. A 36-year-old mother was in the passenger seat of a 2003 Chevy van driven by a relative, according to police. Police said she was holding her 6-month-old son Damaris Earps in her arms, who was suffering from flu like symptoms and became unresponsive. The van was traveling east on Forest Avenue when it proceeded through […]

  • Local politicians react to US air strikes in Syria

    Many local politicians have voiced support for the air strikes the U.S. and allies in Syria, which came a week after an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government killed scores of people. Republican congressman Peter King, who is on the Homeland Security and Intelligence committees, said the air strikes in Syria were absolutely necessary in response to the chemical weapons attacks on innocent men, women and children. “Its important to have the British and the French with us that makes […]

  • Third woman terrorized by man in Bensonhurst

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — A third woman says she was accosted by a man in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn two days before police released a frightening video of another woman being attacked. Police released surveillance video of a man grabbing a 17-year-old girl and throwing her to the ground outside of Tribuzio Meat Market on 18th avenue in Friday. Police said the man then approached a 31-year-old woman as she waited for a bus on 18th Ave. near 79th street and […]

  • Two women assaulted in Brooklyn, attacker sought

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — Surveillance cameras caught a man grab a 17-year-old girl and throw her to the ground outside of Tribuzio Meat Market on 18th avenue in Bensonhurst Friday morning. “That’s disgusting and outrageous it’s not acceptable.” Said Naum who lives a few blocks away. Fortunately the teen was not injured. Police are hoping someone will recognize the suspected attacker because that was not his only incident. “If I saw that guy I would call immediately to report because it […]

  • Bronx pub hosts ‘world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade’ to help feed the homeless

    RIVERDALE, the Bronx — It is arguably the shortest St. Patrick’s day parade in the world. The route stretches a wee 47 steps out one door of the An Beal Bocht Cafe in Riverdale and in the other. It’s all about Irish culture and taking care of the less fortunate here at An Beal Bocht, which is Irish for “the poor mouth.” “We contribute the money to the Aisling Irish Center that does an outreach program,” parade organizer Pat Harper told […]