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  • Serial robber targeting Greenwich Village town houses has made off with $100K in cash, jewelry: police

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan – A serial burglar targeting homes in Greenwich Village has made off with nearly $100,000 in cash and jewelry and police are now asking for the public’s help to find him. Investigators have linked the man to at least six such heists in the affluent neighborhood, including one at Sergey Porotosky’s home. It was Easter Sunday and in the midst of Passover on April 2 when Porotosky said his home on West 11th Street was burglarized. As […]

  • Robber attacks man using a walker in Bronx apartment lobby

    MORRISANIA, the Bronx — A 68-year-old man who uses a walker to get around was attacked in the lobby of his own apartment building in the Bronx, police said. He’s so shaken, he spoke to PIX11 News through a cracked door to conceal his identity. “I’ve never been robbed a day in my life. It’s hard to get over,” he said. The attacker has been linked to at least two incidents, police said. Investigators released video on Tuesday of the […]

  • NYPD investigating two suspected anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating after two Jewish men were attacked in Brooklyn days apart this past week. Police said the latest attack happened on April 22 around 12:30 p.m. near East 46 Street and Rutland Road. Menachem Moskowitz, 52, was leaving his synagogue 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 […]

  • Norovirus outbreaks forces Connecticut university to close Monday

    DANBURY, Conn. — A university in Connecticut was closed on Monday after norovirus sickened about 100 students. It started late last week when a few dozen students at Western Connecticut State University became sick. They all had symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea and the illness quickly spread, the university said in a post on its official Facebook page. Over the weekend, the university posted numerous updates, which at first did not reveal the source of the illness. The sicknesses were described […]

  • Man shoots, kills his brother in Brooklyn: police

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A man shot and killed his brother in Brooklyn Sunday, police said. Cops discovered Jahimel Gayle, 37, unresponsive with a gunshot wound in his neck in an apartment located on Hendrix Street near Sutter Avenue just before noon. EMS responded and pronounced him dead on arrival. Police arrested and charged the victim’s brother, 32-year-old Jahmorley Gayle. The brothers had been arguing before Jahimel was shot, according to police. He has been charged with murder and criminal possession of […]

  • 2 students arrested, principal removed in Brooklyn high school sex assault case

    EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — Two teenage students were arrested and a principal was removed from her job in a sex assault case at a Brooklyn high school, police confirmed Monday. A 14-year-old freshman at It Takes a Village Academy reported to school officials that he was chased into the boys’ locker room by a group of bullies and groped on Nov. 3 2017. Three upperclassmen were suspended in connection to the incident. But the school did not report the crime to police […]

  • Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat, shirt attacks man at Manhattan subway station: police

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it was approaching the station. The man, who police said was wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat and shirt, made several derogatory statements about the victim’s […]

  • ‘Austin Powers’ star Verne Troyer dies at 49

    Actor Verne Troyer, best known for playing Mini-Me in the “Austin Powers” series, died Saturday at age 49, according to a statement on his official Facebook page. Troyer was born in 1969 in Sturgis, Michigan with achondroplasia, a genetic condition that kept him less than 3 feet tall. “Even though his stature was small and his parents often wondered if he’d be able to reach up and open doors on his own in his life, he went on to open more […]

  • Trump considering full pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

    President Trump is considering granting boxer Jack Johnson a posthumous pardon, the president said on Twitter Saturday. Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson. His trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial. Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 21, 2018 Johnson was the first African-American to hold the world heavyweight […]

  • Man speaks out after being struck by lightning on Long Island

    BAY SHORE, N.Y. — It’s a miraculous story after Monday’s massive storms — a Long Island man was hospitalized after being struck by lightning, but is now recovering and talking about his traumatic experience. Jose Campos, 48, fought back tears Tuesday as he recounted his near death experience. The father of two was wrapping up work on a forklift at Roman Stone Construction during Monday’s downpour when a bolt of lightning struck the ground about 20 feet from where he […]

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