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Man shot in drive-by outside CUNY in Brooklyn
A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday night outside CUNY’s New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn. The 21-year-old victim was shot in the torso at around 8 p.m. by a gunman in an Acura sedan that immediately sped away from the scene near the college’s Howard Building. He was in serious...
51 points by New York Post | New York City New York Brooklyn City College of New York City University of New York Queens United Kingdom New Jersey
Staten Island Yankees ask fans to help pick new nickname
What, was “the Fresh Kills” taken? The Staten Island Yankees asked fans Thursday to help them pick the team’s new name, pitching them a bullpen full of miserable monikers. Fans of the minor-league squad have the unappetizing choice of the locally inspired names Bridge Trolls, Heroes, Killer Bees, Pizza Rats or Rock Pigeons. The Yankees’...
27 points by New York Post | Major League Baseball New York City Staten Island Yankees Manhattan New York Yankees Staten Island Brooklyn Minor league baseball
Man, 21, shot outside CUNY classroom in Brooklyn drive-by
The shooting, aimed at a man not believed to be a student, happened while a class was in session in a first-floor computer room.
3861 points by Daily News | English-language films New York City Storey Building Brooklyn Floor New York City College of New York
CUNY students get paid internships at NYC’s cultural landmarks
They’ll be getting more than coffee.
57 points by Daily News | New York City Staten Island Manhattan Brooklyn Borough Queens Rockefeller Center David Rockefeller
Fifth suspect charged in killing of Cuomo aide Carey Gabay
A Brooklyn grand jury has indicted a fifth man charged in connection with the murder of Gov. Cuomo’s aide during last year’s J’Ouvert event.
9 points by Daily News | Jury Supreme Court of the United States Murder New York City Life imprisonment United States Grand jury Brooklyn
More than 300 Manhattan parking lots sued for charging $2 fee
Two parking chains that control more than 300 garages in Manhattan were sued for charging an extra $2 if customers paid with credit cards.
55 points by Daily News | The Bronx New York City New Jersey United States New York Class action Credit card Brooklyn
Home healthcare workers worked 24-hour shifts without overtime
Thousands of workers could be eligible for a class action suit against First Chinese Presbyterian Community Affairs Home Attendant Corp.
52 points by Daily News | Health care New York City The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Borough Healthcare Queens
This is J.Lo’s stunt double
Passersby in lower Manhattan Wednesday were treated to a double-dose of Jennifer Lopez. The actress/singer and her stunt double were spotted filming the NBC drama “Shades of Blue” on the steps of Manhattan Supreme Court, sporting identical looks. Lopez, 47, who stars as NYPD Detective Harlee Santos, and her double were two-of-a-kind in matching tan wide-leg...
2 points by New York Post | New York City Brooklyn Manhattan United States New Jersey The Bronx New York New York City Subway
‘Scary’ climate change may force zoning changes: Planning Commission
Climate change makes for a “scary” situation in the city’s coastal areas — which is why zoning changes might be needed near shorelines, the head of the Planning Commission warned Thursday. City Planning chief Carl Weisbrod said the changes his office are considering include new requirements to “help raise new buildings and existing buildings in...
11 points by New York Post | New York City Brooklyn Storm surge Queens Manhattan Tropical cyclone Weather Coney Island
Cuomo calls on community to end J'Ouvert violence
Gov. Cuomo called the fatal shootings at this year’s J’Ouvert celebration completely unacceptable — but not enough to cancel the 2017 event.
106 points by Daily News | Rifle Governor Shooting Brooklyn Human Et Cetera The New Yorker Rabbiting
Man spotted walking naked may have tried to rape woman: cops
A man wanted for taking a naked stroll through Brooklyn last month may be the same creep who tried to rape a woman just blocks away in a separate incident, authorities said. Police on Wednesday released surveillance video showing the unclothed man strutting down East 52nd Street near Avenue I in Flatlands around 6 a.m....
21 points by New York Post | Nudity Brooklyn Crime Surveillance 2009 albums Leo White American films Jess Robbins
Driver who fled scene after striking boy, 6, in Brooklyn arrested
Police say they’ve captured the callous hit-and-run driver who struck a 6-year-old boy in a Brooklyn crosswalk last month.
208 points by Daily News | Brooklyn English-language films Crime New York City Violence 2000s music groups Film noir The Driver
De Blasio rules out canceling J'Ouvert amid calls for its end
A Brooklyn State Assemblyman called Tuesday for J’Ouvert to be canceled altogether after the fatal shootings of two revelers.
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Dancer arrested on set of French Montana rap video files $2M suit
(WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT) A female dancer arrested during a raid on the set of a French Montana rap video in Brooklyn has filed a $2 million lawsuit against the city.
137 points by Daily News | Gun Busta Rhymes New York City Lawyer Rapping Criminal law Brooklyn Ja Rule
Second heroin bust in as many weeks nabs six in Staten Island
Talk about bad vibrations. Six suspects tied to a Staten Island heroin ring were arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
44 points by Daily News | Drug addiction Staten Island Railway Brooklyn Drugs Staten Island Legal terms Addiction Opioid
Ex-cop gets 3-year term in sex abuse case, then bail release
NEW YORK (AP) - After handing down a sentence of three years in prison, a judge is allowing a former New York City police officer to be released on bail while he appeals a child molestation conviction. The state Supreme Court judge on Wednesday granted a defense request to free ...
1 points by The Washington Times | United States New York City Supreme Court of the United States Washington D.C. Court Judge Brooklyn State supreme court
New York Today: New York Today: Rulers and Runways
Thursday: A school-age fashion designer, Community Day at the U.S. Open and a cornucopia of courses.
358 points by The New York Times | New York City Manhattan New Jersey Brooklyn Staten Island Lower East Side Queens New York
NYPD cop and boyfriend busted for fighting in their Queens home
Detective Rosalyn Rosahamdja, 35, and Akim Land, 40, of the Rockaways, have leveled domestic violence allegations against each other in the 3:05 a.m. incident.
324 points by Daily News | Violence Crime Domestic violence Abuse Assault Rockaway Queens Brooklyn Rockaway Beach Queens
Man, 33, fighting for his life after shot in the head in Brooklyn
A 33-year-old man was shot in the head and critically wounded Wednesday just south of Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
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Prosecutors believe slain Brooklyn landlord was victim of a hit
A Brooklyn landlord whose body was found burned may have been the victim of a planned hit, prosecutors said Wednesday.
100 points by Daily News | Real estate Brooklyn Leasehold estate Landlord Life imprisonment Supreme Court of the United States Lawyer Kidnapping
One teen dies, another injured trying to jump between rooftops
One teenager died and a second was seriously injured Friday evening when they tried to jump between the roofs of two buildings in Brooklyn — and fell four stories into a rear alley. A 13-year-old who suffered severe head and torso injuries died at Kings County Hospital, sources said. A 15-year-old suffered pelvis injuries and...
14 points by New York Post | Surgery Brooklyn Kings County Injury Street Injuries
Drone crashes into Brooklyn power plant
A drone smashed into a Con Edison power plant near the East River in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, police sources said. The drone broke into several pieces after striking the building at 1 Hudson Avenue, near the Hudson Navy Yard in Vinegar Hill, at about 4:40 p.m. Police are investigating and have yet to identify the...
-1 points by New York Post | Manhattan New York City Brooklyn The Bronx Brooklyn Navy Yard Queens Brooklyn Bridge Vinegar Hill Brooklyn
State assemblywoman’s niece busted for embezzlement
The niece of a state assemblywoman has been busted for embezzling at least $25,000 from the Brooklyn pharmacy where she worked, police said Saturday. Jesenia Peralta’s aunt, Democrat Maritza Davila, represents the Bushwick neighborhood where the alleged crime took place. Peralta, 27, stole the money last summer from the Kraupner Pharmacy, police said. She was...
9 points by New York Post | Police New York City Brooklyn Criminal justice Week-day names
Yacht owner ran us over on Long Island waterway: suit
Where’s Gilligan when you need him? A comedy of errors on a Long Island waterway resulted in one boat dangerously circling a yacht, the fleeing yacht running over a clamboat, and a couple on the clamboat ending up in the drink, a lawsuit says. Roger Healy and Jessica Lee Young had to leap into the...
1 points by New York Post | Islip Suffolk County New York Brooklyn Supreme Court of the United States Judge Jury East Islip New York Brookhaven New York
Man accused of dismembering wife lived her corpse for a week: cops
The man charged with murdering and dismembering his wife at their Brooklyn home lived with her corpse for nearly a week before tossing her body parts into a dumpster, authorities said. Phillip Martin, 42, allegedly concealed the body of his wife Diana Rodriguez-Martin, 43, after beating her to death during an argument on Feb. 12....
59 points by New York Post | Death metal Brooklyn Capital punishment Linden Boulevard Death The Remains Murder Concealment
Teacher’s ouster marks third sex scandal at elite Brooklyn Tech
A third sex scandal in two years has hit elite Brooklyn Technical HS with the ouster of a music teacher accused of having an “inappropriate relationship” with her male student, The Post has learned. The married Marisa Cazanave, 33, and the teen both denied any sexual contact, but dozens of texts and e-mails found by...
11448 points by New York Post | Brooklyn Technical High School Sexual intercourse Human sexuality Brooklyn Termination of employment Human sexual behavior Scandal Love
Man in critical condition after police-involved shooting
Cops shot a man in Brooklyn early Sunday after he walked into a bodega and demanded cash, authorities said. Police said the man entered the Garden Deli and Grill at Irving Avenue and Starr Street in Bushwick at around 1 a.m. “He had a gun,” a shaken store employee told The Post. “He tried to...
1 points by New York Post | Transport Firearm Crime Gun Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center Shot glass Irving Wallace Brooklyn
Brooklyn pol’s niece busted for swiping $25G from pharmacy
Cops have arrested a Brooklyn state legislator’s relative for stealing $25,000 from a business in the pol’s district.
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Say hello to NYC’s sexiest civil servants
New York’s finest aren’t limited to the police department, as these fit city employees prove. After a Jan. 29 Post photo shoot with Samantha Sepulveda — the Long Island cop who’s also a lingerie model — steamed things up, we set out in search of even more hot civil servants. New York, you did not...
59 points by New York Post | New York City New York New York City Subway Long Island Coney Island New York metropolitan area Brooklyn Queens
Boy in critical condition after pit bull attack inside NYC home
A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was mauled by pit bulls Friday night in Brooklyn, police sources said.
142 points by Daily News | New York City Brooklyn New York The Bronx Queens New York Mets Kurt Angle City Terminal Zone
Suspect fatally shot after exchanging gunfire with cops
Cops shot and killed a man Thursday during a shootout in Brooklyn, sources said. The suspect, who was being chased in East New York by a sergeant and two officers with an anti-crime team from the 75th Precinct, turned around and firing at them around 4:10 p.m, according to police sources. The cops returned fire,...
1 points by New York Post | New York City Brooklyn Queens Manhattan The Bronx Long Island Rail Road Chicago New York
Robbers caught on camera stealing pain pills from Brooklyn store
Cops are searching for a pair of burglars caught on camera breaking into a Brooklyn supermarket and stealing boxes of pain meds.
28 points by Daily News | Brooklyn New York City Theft Robbery Burglary Law enforcement English-language films Surveillance
Girl, 11, seriously hurt after struck by school bus in Brooklyn
A yellow school bus struck and seriously injured an 11-year-old girl as she crossed a Brooklyn street Wednesday afternoon, police said.
9 points by Daily News | School bus School bus yellow Bus School School buses Brooklyn Road Basketball
Accused killer of jail officer tells on guard’s illegal activity
An NYC man indicted for the murder of a rookie correction officer allegedly told detectives she was involved in her own illegal activity.
456 points by Daily News | Supreme Court of the United States Jury New Jersey New York City Prison William Howard Taft Brooklyn Legal terms
Fire breaks out on set of Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron film
A staged fire got out of hand early Sunday morning on the set of Hugh Jackman‘s latest movie The Greatest Showman  — and about 100 firefighters reportedly raced to the scene to put it out.A rep for movie studio 20th Century Fox told PEOPLE in a statement: “There was a small fire on the set of The Greatest Showman. The fire was quickly contained and no one was injured. The main cast had already wrapped when the fire occurred.”
-2 points by Boston Herald | 20th Century Fox Brooklyn Brooklyn Navy Yard News Corporation Empire State Building Zac Efron New York City Fire hydrant
Bronx rodent plague hub becomes Health Department battleground
Urine trouble now, vermin.
1130 points by Daily News | The Bronx Rat Manhattan Mouse Infection Queens Brooklyn Major Deegan Expressway
Study identifies 55K structurally deficient bridges in US; 31 are in Nevada
A new report says the Brooklyn Bridge and Washington’s Arlington Memorial Bridge are among thousands of spans considered structurally deficient in the United States.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Brooklyn Brooklyn Bridge New York City The Bridge Suspension bridge Hart Crane Washington Road
Ta-Nehisi Coates sells Brooklyn brownstone over safety concerns
Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of the country’s leading writers on race, has sold the landmarked Brooklyn brownstone he owned briefly for $2.1 million, according to city property records. Coates bought the stunning 5-bedroom home — “on the most coveted block of Prospect Lefferts Gardens,” notes the property’s listing— in April 2016 for $2.1 million through...
121 points by New York Post | Rooms Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Brooklyn Pablo Cuevas Prospect Park Slavery in the United States Kitchen Slavery
Prostitute robbed twice in less than two weeks by the same men
A Brooklyn prostitute who works out of her home has been robbed twice in less than two weeks by the same men, cops say. The 33-year-old victim was first attacked in her Bedford-Stuyvesant home on Jan. 27th at around 5 p.m. after she let two men into the main building who eventually forced their way...
8 points by New York Post | Mobile phone Bushwick Brooklyn Crime
Livery cab driver hits pedestrian in crosswalk
A 79-year-old livery-cab driver plowed into a pedestrian in Brooklyn on Tuesday, leaving him in critical condition, authorities said. The 65-year-old victim was in the crosswalk on Nostrand Avenue when the driver struck him while attempting to make a left turn onto Quentin Road around 6 a.m., officials said. The victim suffered severe head and...
8 points by New York Post | English-language films Pedestrian crossing 2005 albums Brooklyn
Person in critical condition after jumping from Brooklyn building
First responders raced to a Brooklyn housing project early Tuesday after someone leapt from an eight-story apartment tower, officials said.
580 points by Daily News | Brooklyn Linden Boulevard New York City Apartment Housing estate East New York Brooklyn Queens Real estate
Worker fatally pinned between forklift, van in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) - A construction worker has died after he became pinned between a forklift and another vehicle in Queens. The accident happened at 12:35 p.m. Saturday in Long Island City. The Daily News reports ( ) that the worker was driving a forklift when he put it in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New York City Queens New York Long Island Rail Road Brooklyn Long Island Manhattan The Bronx
Hero dog takes bullet for owner during Brooklyn robbery, survives
A dog took a bullet for his best friend — and survived — after a trio of robbers jumped his master in Brooklyn, officials said Saturday.
780 points by Daily News | Crown Heights Brooklyn Eastern Parkway Comedy films Mobile phone Black-and-white films Brooklyn Firearm 770 Eastern Parkway
Gunman kills 41-year-old man with shot to head in Brooklyn
A gunman shot and killed a 41-year-old man in Brooklyn on Saturday morning, police said.
1780 points by Daily News | English-language films New York City Brooklyn 2006 singles Victim The Killing Death Pet Shop Boys
Funeral held for cop killed in crash 2 months before wedding date
The NYPD rookie killed in a fiery Bronx crash was mourned Friday, less than two months before she was set to be married.
2485 points by Daily News | New York City Queens Officer Manhattan The Bronx Brooklyn City Island Bronx Salute
Man fatally shot in makeshift basement bar
A 41-year-old man was shot dead early Saturday in a Brooklyn basement that had been converted into a makeshift bar or lounge, cops said. At least 20 people were inside the basement on Alabama Avenue near Riverdale Avenue in East New York around 4:35 a.m. when an apparent dispute broke out and bullets flew, according...
8 points by New York Post | New York City Brooklyn City Terminal Zone East New York Brooklyn Manhattan Atlantic Branch Broadway Junction The Bronx
Brooklyn B&H workers make last-ditch effort to save jobs
Warehouse workers at B&H Photo & Electronics who are about to lose their jobs are counting on one last maneuver to save them. Union organizers have filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board claiming that B&H management never told them that they were scouting for a new warehouse outside of the Big Apple....
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Museum shuts down Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Trump exhibit
The exhibit has become a "flashpoint for violence," the museum said.
12295 points by New York Post | Queens Shia LaBeouf Manhattan The Bronx Astoria Queens Borough President Brooklyn Trustee
What a difference a day makes! Amazing before and after pics of NYC blizzard
Mother Nature got really flaky Thursday as the city went from record-breaking warmth to a winter wonderland in less than 24 hours. Wednesday broke a 52-year record with a 62-degree high, allowing New Yorkers to shed their layers and enjoy the outdoors. But by Thursday, people were bundled up and trudging through snow. Brooklyn Bridge...
1745 points by New York Post | Brooklyn New York City DUMBO Brooklyn Brooklyn Bridge Manhattan Park Slope Brooklyn Suspension bridge Manhattan Bridge
New York City man admits to plotting to help Islamic State
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City man has admitted to plotting to help the Islamic State group. Fareed Mumuni pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn to charges that he planned to aid the extremist organization and tried to kill a federal agent searching his Staten Island ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New York City New Jersey Staten Island Manhattan Brooklyn Plea United States Hudson County New Jersey