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Bronx woman fatally strikes 95-year-old backing out of driveway | New York Daily News Bronx woman fatally strikes 95-year-old backing out of driveway
A driver backing out of a Bronx driveway fatally struck a 95-year-old woman walking on the sidewalk, police said Friday.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
MILESTONES: June 23, birthdays for Jason Mraz, Randy Jackson, Melissa Rauch | Brooklyn Eagle MILESTONES: June 23, birthdays for Jason Mraz, Randy Jackson, Melissa Rauch
Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 173rd day of the year.
Brooklyn Eagle | June 23, 2017
Harlem man busted for SoHo muggings after mother turns him in | New York Daily News Harlem man busted for SoHo muggings after mother turns him in
Cops arrested Kevin Williams after his mother recognized him in a surveillance video released by cops.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
MTA boss Joe Lhota is ready to rescue dysfunctional subway system | New York Daily News MTA boss Joe Lhota is ready to rescue dysfunctional subway system
Joe Lhota, reporting for duty.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Brooklyn baby beaten into coma on Father’s Day dies | New York Daily News Brooklyn baby beaten into coma on Father’s Day dies
The 16-month-old Brooklyn girl beaten into a coma on Father's Day, allegedly by her own dad, died early Friday.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Toddler beaten on Father’s Day dies in the hospital | New York Post Toddler beaten on Father’s Day dies in the hospital
The Brooklyn toddler who was severely beaten by her father on Father’s Day has died, officials said. Sixteen-month-old Nylah Lewis died at about 10:40 a.m. Friday at Maimonides Medical Center, the hospital said in a statement. “We at Maimonides Medical Center extend our heartfelt condolences to her family, who wish to have their privacy respected...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
Five people electrocuted in water park’s pool | New York Post Five people electrocuted in water park’s pool
Five people are dead in Turkey — including two teenagers and a 12-year-old — after being electrocuted in a water park swimming pool, reports say. The incident unfolded Friday in the town of Akyazi, in Sakarya province, according to the state-run Anadoulu Agency. The three youths — ages 12, 15 and 17 — were said...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
DeKalb Market Hall draws foodie hoards to Downtown Brooklyn | Brooklyn Eagle DeKalb Market Hall draws foodie hoards to Downtown Brooklyn
What started as a trickle just off of Albee Square in the Fulton Street Mall quickly turned into a roar as the long-awaited opening of the De
Brooklyn Eagle | June 23, 2017
De Blasio is ready to flex his muscle for school control | New York Post De Blasio is ready to flex his muscle for school control
Mayor de Blasio says he plans to put serious heat on state legislators on Monday to renew his control over city schools, saying the ramifications of not doing so would be catastrophic. The mayoral control law expires next Saturday. Without action from Albany, the nation’s largest school system would be run again by a seven-member...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
Man arrested for brutal attack that left cyclist in a coma | New York Post Man arrested for brutal attack that left cyclist in a coma
Police have arrested a suspect they say punched a bike-riding father of two into a coma in Bedford-Stuyvesant last week, they announced Thursday. Gary Anderson, 26, faces two charges of assault for allegedly sucker-punching Domingo Diego Tapia, 38, as Tapia cycled along Fulton Street at about 1:30 a.m. on June 8. Anderson lives about half...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
Suspect sought in Bronx stabbing of 55-year-old man | New York Daily News Suspect sought in Bronx stabbing of 55-year-old man
Police are looking for a man who stabbed a man in the back two times in an unprovoked assault in the Bronx, police sources said.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Brooklyn Today June 23: Welcome Back, Joe Lohta | Brooklyn Eagle Brooklyn Today June 23: Welcome Back, Joe Lohta
Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 83°, Night 74°, showers likely 
Brooklyn Eagle | June 23, 2017
Two people shot dead while sitting in car | New York Post Two people shot dead while sitting in car
Two people were gunned down while sitting in a car in Brooklyn early Friday, according to reports. Police responding to 865 Cleveland St. in East New York about 4:45 a.m. found the two victims inside a red Dodge Durango, WPIX reported. EMS workers pronounced a 27-year-old man seated in the driver’s seat and a 23-year-old...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
Legendary TV reporter Gabe Pressman dead at 93 | New York Post Legendary TV reporter Gabe Pressman dead at 93
Legendary New York TV reporter Gabe Pressman, whose career spanned more than six decades, died Friday morning. He was 93. Pressman was one of the first television reporters in New York and worked at WNBC as a senior correspondent for decades. He is survived by his wife, four children and eight grandchildren.
New York Post | June 23, 2017
Legendary NYC television reporter Gabe Pressman dead at 93 | PIX11 Legendary NYC television reporter Gabe Pressman dead at 93
NEW YORK –– Legendary journalist and one of New York City’s first television reporters Gabe Pressman has died. He was 93. Pressman, whose career spanned more than 60 years,  died in his sleep Friday morning, a person close to the family told PIX11. The television icon worked for WNBC as a senior correspondent for decades. Among the highlights of his storied career include interviews ...
PIX11 | June 23, 2017
Gunman kills man, woman sitting in parked SUV in Brooklyn | New York Daily News Gunman kills man, woman sitting in parked SUV in Brooklyn
A gunman killed a man and woman sitting in an SUV parked off a busy commercial street in Brooklyn early Friday, police said.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Friday June 23, Our World in Pictures | Brooklyn Eagle Friday June 23, Our World in Pictures
Louisiana – Engulfed by Water: With a rising tide, strong southerly winds from Tropical Depression Cindy lash the lakefront Thursd
Brooklyn Eagle | June 23, 2017
Nyack teen mysteriously dies on graduation day | PIX11 Nyack teen mysteriously dies on graduation day
NYACK, N.Y. — Nyack High School students gathered Thursday evening, not for their graduation as planned, but to mourn the death of student Kailana Koether, who mysteriously died earlier that day. Koether died unexpectedly the morning of her high school graduation. “It is with heaviest hearts that Nyack Schools send our deepest condolences to a District family who has experienced unthinkab...
PIX11 | June 23, 2017
Man arrested in shooting near Barclays Center that injured 1: police | PIX11 Man arrested in shooting near Barclays Center that injured 1: police
FORT GREENE, N.Y. — A man has been arrested and now faces a slew of charges after allegedly opening fire near Barclays Center last week, shooting one man in the ankle, police said Friday. Jonathan Cordoba, 29, faces charges of assault, attempted assault, reckless endangerment, menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and attempted menacing with a weapon, according to police. The Brooklyn resid...
PIX11 | June 23, 2017
Man, woman fatally shot in East New York, Brooklyn: NYPD | PIX11 Man, woman fatally shot in East New York, Brooklyn: NYPD
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn –– Two people were fatally shot while sitting in a car in Brooklyn early Friday, police said. Cops responded to a 911 call of persons shot opposite 865 Cleveland St. in East New York at about 4:45 a.m., according to police. Arriving officers found two victims with gunshot wounds about the body inside a red Dodge Durango. EMS arrived and pronounced a 27-year-old man seate...
PIX11 | June 23, 2017
Queens fruit vendor pinned against van by driver trying to park | New York Daily News Queens fruit vendor pinned against van by driver trying to park
The vendor was heading home after a busy Ramadan night when he was severely injured by a driver attemoting to parallel park.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Shots fired at New Jersey state fair; several in custody | PIX11 Shots fired at New Jersey state fair; several in custody
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. –– Police are investigating reports of shots fired at the New Jersey state fair at the Meadowlands Thursday night. Authorities say they received a 911 call of shots fired at around 11:30 p.m. Troopers evacuated the fair and shut it down, state police say. No one was injured. State police have multiple people in custody. This is a developing story. Check back later for upda...
PIX11 | June 23, 2017
Former head of probation may be hired to run NYC jails | New York Daily News Former head of probation may be hired to run NYC jails
A former city probation commissioner is in the running to take the helm of the scandal-scarred jail system.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Tourist gropes Wonder Woman cosplayer in Times Square | New York Daily News Tourist gropes Wonder Woman cosplayer in Times Square
A tourist will spend the night in cuffs after he groped a woman dressed as the superpowered Amazonian in Times Square on Thursday.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Teen arrested for squeezing Wonder Woman’s butt in Times Square | New York Post Teen arrested for squeezing Wonder Woman’s butt in Times Square
A tourist from Ohio was arrested for squeezing the butt of a Times Square performer dressed as Wonder Woman on Thursday night, cops said. Yog Nepal, 18, from Parma, Ohio was at Broadway and 44th Street when he allegedly grabbed the superhero heinie at around 9 p.m., according to police. The teen was taken to...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
N.Y. man busted for training fighting dogs | New York Daily News N.Y. man busted for training fighting dogs
An animal breeder who boasts online that he raises championship fighting dogs sold a pit bull pup to an undercover Queens cop.
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Dems give politically connected judge six-figure gig she’s too obese to do | New York Post Dems give politically connected judge six-figure gig she’s too obese to do
Political deals don’t get any dirtier than this. Members of the all-Democratic City Council in suburban White Plains rewarded their party’s well-connected chairwoman with a plum six-figure judicial seat — even though she was too sickly to work, critics charge. City Judge Elizabeth Shollenberger — who suffers from a digestive disorder and morbid obesity, among...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
One day left to call citizenship hotline for immigration help | New York Daily News One day left to call citizenship hotline for immigration help
There is just one day left to call the CUNY/Daily News Citizenship Now!
New York Daily News | June 23, 2017
Body of second New Jersey teen swept out to sea found | New York Post Body of second New Jersey teen swept out to sea found
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Authorities have recovered the body of the second teenager who was swept away by a strong current while swimming off Atlantic City. Police say a person walking on the beach on Thursday discovered the body of 15-year-old Ramon Quinn, of Pleasantville. Authorities say Quinn attempted to rescue 16-year-old Kaliyah Hand, of...
New York Post | June 23, 2017
Bronx blaze injures eight firefighters, spreads to six houses | New York Daily News Bronx blaze injures eight firefighters, spreads to six houses
A massive house fire broke out in the Bronx, injuring eight firefighters and blazing “like hell opened up,” officials and witnesses said.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Sharpton daughter’s suit in jeopardy after lawyer skips court | New York Post Sharpton daughter’s suit in jeopardy after lawyer skips court
A Manhattan judge is threatening to toss out Dominique Sharpton’s $5 million trip-and-fall lawsuit against the city after her lawyer was a no-show at a recent court appearance. “On May 10, 2017, plaintiff’s counsel failed to appear at a scheduled compliance conference,” Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Alexander Tisch wrote in an order made public Thursday....
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Charter schools still face challenges if mayoral control ends | New York Post Charter schools still face challenges if mayoral control ends
Even if mayoral control vanishes, charter schools would still face challenges in expanding their operations. One of the most controversial issues in education has been whether to allow charters to share space in public-school buildings. The de Blasio administration has been stingy in co-locating charters, and a revived Board of Education might not be any...
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Board of Ed. making a comeback would be bad news for de Blasio | New York Post Board of Ed. making a comeback would be bad news for de Blasio
If mayoral control is not renewed, the Board of Education — which hasn’t existed in eight years — would be back in business on July 1. And Mayor de Blasio would be cast to the sidelines. The board would have the power over every aspect of the sprawling school system, from budgets to policies to...
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Missing 1-year-old boy found days after aunt fails to surrender him to foster care: NYPD | PIX11 Missing 1-year-old boy found days after aunt fails to surrender him to foster care: NYPD
OZONE PARK, Queens — A 1-year-old boy who was supposed to be turned over to foster care and had not been seen in nearly a week was found Thursday, NYPD officials said. Zayden Montero, 1, was missing for nearly a week. He was last seen Friday around 10 a.m. at  his residence on Albert Road, near Tahoe Street in Ozone Park, in the temporary care of his aunt, Darlene Melo, police said. He was foun...
PIX11 | June 22, 2017
NYPD cop O'Neill visits CUNY/Daily News Citizenship Now! call-in | New York Daily News NYPD cop O'Neill visits CUNY/Daily News Citizenship Now! call-in
NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill made history by becoming the first top cop to visit the CUNY/Daily News Citizenship Now! call-in.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Council group wants cops to face NYPD trial in Bronx teen's death | New York Daily News Council group wants cops to face NYPD trial in Bronx teen's death
The City Council’s progressive caucus is pushing to have two more cops face departmental trials in the death of Bronx teen Ramarley Graham.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
De Blasio tasks City Council with finding sites for small jails | New York Daily News De Blasio tasks City Council with finding sites for small jails
De Blasio’s plan for closing Rikers says little about where new jails should be built — a decision he shrugged off on the City Council.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
New York approves bill rewarding diverse entertainment hires | New York Daily News New York approves bill rewarding diverse entertainment hires
The state gave its stamp of approval to a diversity bill that rewards entertainment companies for hiring more women and people of color.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Joe Lhota ready for the 'challenge' of fixing MTA | New York Daily News Joe Lhota ready for the 'challenge' of fixing MTA
Former MTA chief Joe Lhota is credited with bringing the subway back after a raging Hurricane Sandy flooded the system.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Rikers Island teacher helps teen inmates prep for life after jail | New York Daily News Rikers Island teacher helps teen inmates prep for life after jail
Mindy Morales has taught at the East River Academy on Rikers Island, giving her all to prep jailed students for the real world.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Court restores mobster's 40-year sentence after he gave bomb tip | New York Daily News Court restores mobster's 40-year sentence after he gave bomb tip
A federal appeals courts has reinstated the full 40-year sentence of a convicted mobster.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Cuomo threatens to call special session over mayoral control | New York Post Cuomo threatens to call special session over mayoral control
Gov. Cuomo says he’s ready to call a special session of the legislature to renew mayoral control of the city’s schools if lawmakers aren’t “assaulted” by their own constituents and “chased back to Albany” first. “I insist on calling them back. If they go home and they’re not assaulted by the residents of their districts...
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Morons busted trying to steal cops’ cocks | New York Post Morons busted trying to steal cops’ cocks
A couple of bird brains broke into barn housing chickens confiscated in a massive raid on upstate cockfighting ring this week and tried to bust the roosters out of the joint — only to find themselves behind bars. Cops arrested Utica residents Juan Jose Lucca Vega, 41, and Wanda Santos, 42, Tuesday after they allegedly...
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Son in Queens family coke ring sentenced to 20 years in prison | New York Post Son in Queens family coke ring sentenced to 20 years in prison
The last member of a Queens clan busted for importing $1 million worth of cocaine into the U.S. ​through their mom-and-pop pizzeria was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday. Angelo Gigliotti will now join his mother, Eleanora, and father, Gregorio, behind bars for his role in the family drug-trafficking business. Given the 36-year-old’s criminal...
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Brooklyn DA candidate vows to root out misconduct from within | New York Post Brooklyn DA candidate vows to root out misconduct from within
A candidate vying ​to be Brooklyn’s next ​d​istrict ​a​ttorney blasted the current administration Thursday for not ​doing enough to prevent future w​​rongful convictions. Ama Dwimoh vowed from the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court​’s ​Civil​ part ​that she would, if elected, investigate and prosecute misconduct from within the DA’s office. “These men and many others have...
New York Post | June 22, 2017
Mayor quietly releases plan to close Rikers; criticism follows | PIX11 Mayor quietly releases plan to close Rikers; criticism follows
RIKERS ISLAND, Queens — It’s one of the very largest jails in the country, but as of Thursday morning, a plan to shut down Rikers Island was officially released by Mayor Bill De Blasio. It was a decidedly soft release, with little fanfare and with the mayor not talking about it publicly, except to respond on a radio call-in show to the concerns of someone affected by the new plan personal...
PIX11 | June 22, 2017
Mouse terrifies E train riders | PIX11 Mouse terrifies E train riders
QUEENS — A mouse on the E train terrified commuters and sent them scurrying into different cars. A commuter caught the mouse mania on his phone after he got on the rain at Court Square during rush hour Wednesday night. He thought it was a rat at first based on the shouts of panicked riders. “I expected a rat,” Augustus Balasubramaniam said. “But the small chap…it was a b...
PIX11 | June 22, 2017
Grandma says baby girl beaten into coma by her dad is brain dead | New York Daily News Grandma says baby girl beaten into coma by her dad is brain dead
A 16-month-old girl who cops said was beaten by her dad may be losing her brave fight for life, according to her grandmother.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
Cuomo: Senate's health care bill an 'assault' on New Yorkers | New York Daily News Cuomo: Senate's health care bill an 'assault' on New Yorkers
Cuomo trashed the Senate health care bill as an “ultra-conservative assault on New Yorkers and our values” that could hit the state hard.
New York Daily News | June 22, 2017
New MTA boss admits subway woes are ‘a crisis’ | New York Post New MTA boss admits subway woes are ‘a crisis’
Returning MTA Chairman Joe Lhota admitted on Thursday the problems plaguing the subway system are a total mess that need immediate attention. “It’s a crisis, and I can’t help but want to find a way to fix this,” he told The Post. He also has a message to straphangers: he is one of them and...
New York Post | June 22, 2017