Stephen is a writer and producer who has worked at the New York Daily News, North Jersey Media Group and Fox News Radio. He is a graduate of Caldwell University.

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  • Man throws fruit, then punch: police

    WAKEFIELD, The Bronx — The hunt is on for a man wanted in connection with an assault that occurred in the Bronx on Monday. At 3:20 a.m. the morning of September 16, one of three unknown individuals threw a piece of fruit at a 67-year-old man. The victim came outside of the location on White Plains Road when the same unknown man punched the victim in the face before fleeing. The victim was taken to an area hospital with injuries […]

  • Man walks through traffic, snatches chain from passenger’s neck: police

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — The search is on for two individuals in connection to a robbery incident that occurred in Manhattan last Saturday, police said. A report came in at about 3:30 p.m. on September 14 that a 79-year-old woman was sitting inside her car on the passenger side with the window down, waiting for the traffic light. An unidentified man reached into the car and took a necklace off of her while another man acted as a lookout. The victim […]

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in Queens house fire: officials

    JAMAICA, Queens — A 59-year-old man is dead after a fire broke out at a Queens home Thursday night, authorities said. The FDNY responded to the blaze at Mathias Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday, arriving to heavy flames from the second-floor window. Authorities found a man unconscious and unresponsive on the second floor. The victim, later identified as Kenneth Reese, was pronounced dead at the scene. Fire officials told PIX11 that one other person has been injured. Investigation into […]

  • Former ‘American Gangster’ prosecutor sentenced to probation

    MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by actor Russell Crowe in the film “American Gangster” was sentenced to five years’ probation Thursday, two months after pleading guilty to scheming with his law partner to steal money from clients. Richard Roberts spoke very briefly in court and didn’t directly address any of the victims, some of whom attended the proceeding and the sentencing of law partner Gerald Saluti Jr. Thursday afternoon. Later, outside the courtroom, Roberts told The […]

  • Father of 6-month-old Suffolk County boy arrested for child endangerment that prompted Amber Alert: police

    YAPHANK, N.Y. — A man who took his 6-month-old-son without permission on Wednesday has been arrested, according to authorities. Bryan Quinteros, 19, was taken into police custody in Uniondale Thursday afternoon. His son, just 6 months old, was reported missing on Wednesday, causing a brief Amber Alert before he was located, officials said. The child was unharmed when an acquaintance brought the boy to his mother’s home, according to officials. Quinteros is charged with criminal contempt and endangering the welfare […]

  • NJ man indicted for scouting NYC locations for Hezbollah: DOJ

    A 42-year-old man from Morristown, New Jersey was charged Thursday by the department of justice for “offenses related to his support” for the militant group Hezbollah that included scouting locations across New York City, according to the DOJ. Alex Saab — also known as “Rachid” — faces nine counts on terrorist activities as well as separate marriage fraud offenses. Saab is accused of serving as an operative for Hezbollah and conducting surveillance of “possible target locations” to help them potentially […]

  • Group wanted in beating, stabbing of Bronx man: police

    MOTT HAVEN, The Bronx — A group of seven men are being looked for in connection with an assault that took place in The Bronx Sunday, police said. Authorities say the incident was reported on September 15 at 11 p.m. A 52-year-old man was approached by the seven men on East 149th Street. They threw him to the ground and proceeded to stab him multiple times before fleeing. The man was treated by EMS and transported to a local hospital […]

  • Businessman, political fundraiser Ed Buck arrested, charged with running drug den in West Hollywood apartment

    LOS ANGELES — Political activist and businessman Ed Buck was arrested in West Hollywood on Tuesday after being charged with operating a drug house and providing methamphetamine to a 37-year-old man who overdosed last week, the LA County District Attorney’s Office announced. Buck was charged with one felony count each of battery, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house. On September 11, Buck allegedly injected the victim with meth at his apartment. The man survived the overdose. “I remain deeply […]

  • Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old NJ girl

    BRIDGERTON CITY, N.J. — The New Jersey State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez of Bridgeton City. Detectives say they believe Dulce was taken by a man who was last seen leading Dulce from the Bridgeton City Park to a red van with a sliding door and tinted windows at about 4:20 p.m. on Monday. Dulce is described as 3-feet, 60 to 70 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing […]

  • Car crashes into Trump Plaza in New Rochelle; foul play not suspected: police

    NEW ROCHELLE — A vehicle crashed into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle Tuesday night, injuring two people, according to police. Authorities say foul play is not suspected. The report came in at around 8:40 p.m. Police suspect it may have been a mistaken attempt at a left turn that led the vehicle to smash into the lobby of the building. The driver and someone in the lobby are the two people injured. The incident is currently under […]

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