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  • Man accused of kidnapping, abandoning ex-girlfriend’s toddler in Harlem arrested

    HARLEM, Manhattan — Police have arrested a man suspected of kidnapping and abandoning his ex-girlfriend’s toddler in front of a Harlem building earlier this week. Police said Antonio Staton, 22, picked up 1-year-old Divine Maddox, called DJ, from daycare on Thursday without telling his mother, then left him alone inside the front foyer of 272 W. 132 Street and placed a table across the opening to prevent the child from getting out. The boy’s mother, Alexandria Clark, said Staton was not authorized to take […]

  • Car of missing Paterson mother found with body inside

    PATERSON, N.J. — The car of a Paterson woman who went missing in December was found on Sunday with a body inside, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said. Shanaya Coley, 24, was last seen on the evening of Dec. 5 outside of her building on Colonial Avenue, when she was on her way to work. An eyewitness told police Coley was stabbed before being thrown into her own car by somebody who sped off. Police received a call just before 8:30 […]

  • 63-year-old woman robbed at knifepoint by two men inside Bronx building

    WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — A 63-year-old woman was attacked and robbed by two men inside a Bronx building last week, police said. Cops said the men followed the woman into a building near Leggett Avenue and Southern Boulevard. One man displayed a knife, pushed her and took her handbag, which contained credit cards and $200. Her bag also had her Medicare card inside. The men fled on Southern Boulevard. “I’m happy she’s okay,” the woman’s granddaughter said. She and her family did not wish to […]

  • 1 killed, another injured in Brownsville shooting

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting in Brownsville on Saturday, police said. Police responded to a report of an assault on  Mother Gaston Boulevard near Hegeman Avenue around 6:40 p.m. and discovered a 19-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound to the torso. The victim was taken to a hospital where he later died, according to police. Cops said another victim was found nearby with a graze wound to his back. […]

  • 4 Queens women arrested in Long Island massage parlor raid

    HAUPPAUGE, L.I. —Suffolk County Police arrested four Queens women during a raid at a massage parlor in Hauppauge on Friday. Police said after numerous community complaints, officers and the Town of Islip Fire Marshal executed a search warrant at the Royal Spa located at 901 A Motor Parkway around 4 p.m. Hailian Shen 49, of Flushing, Chunhua Cui, 50, of Flushing, Guiyu Piao 48, of Flushing, and Aihong Wang 49, of Little Neck were all arrested and charged with unauthorized practice […]

  • Man shot, killed in Boerum Hill

    BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — A man was shot and killed in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn on Friday, the NYPD said. Police found the man, 39, near the intersection of 3 Avenue and State Street with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso just before 8:30 p.m.. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died, according to police. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing. The identity of the man has not yet been released.

  • Phone scam targeting Chinese-speaking New Yorkers, NYPD says

    NEW YORK — A phone scam is targeting Chinese-speaking New Yorkers, the NYPD said on Tuesday. “Many people have gotten a phone call lately in Chinese claiming that you owe money to the government. Hang up – it’s a scam!” police said on Twitter. Hundreds have received calls, texts and voice messages in Mandarin. The scammers, posing as the Chinese consulate, ask for bank account information, credit card or social security numbers and ask for a money transfer. Police explained […]

  • 16-year-old boy stabbed to death in the Bronx

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, West Bronx — A 16-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in the Bronx on Saturday, the NYPD said. Police said officers responded to a call of an assault near West 181 Street and Grand Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. and found Alijay Morgan lying on the sidewalk with two stab wounds to his torso. Morgan was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police arrested Mohammed Fadika, 16, on Sunday and charged him with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.

  • Swastikas found etched into slide at Long Island playground

    WANTAGH, L.I. — Nassau County Police is investigating after three swastikas were found on a playground in Wantagh on Saturday. Police said officers responded to a complaint of graffiti at Wantagh Park Marina Playground and discovered the swastikas etched into a slide just before 10:30 p.m. “I am deeply disturbed by the disgusting discovery of swastikas in our community,” Senator John Brooks said. “They are symbols of hate and have absolutely no place in our society. I fully condemn these acts and will not let […]

  • Man arrested for attacking Jewish man in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The man suspected of attacking an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn has been arrested and charged, police said Friday. Menachem Moskowitz, 52, was leaving his synagogue Monday around 12:30 p.m. near East 46 Street and Rutland Road when he passed a man on the street. Moskowitz said hello to the man, who then punched him in the right eye and face and attempted to choke him, according to police. “All of the time he was saying ‘I hate you […]