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12th suspect in Lesandro machete slaying hauled back to Bronx to face charges, denies role in murder | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
A 12th suspect in last month’s shocking machete murder of an innocent Bronx teenager is back in New York to face murder charges in the mistaken-identity killing. Luis Cabrera Santos, 25, was busted in Connecticut last week when a state trooper’s license plate reader showed Santos’ car was conn...
Man finds sister dead in Queens home | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, Queens — A woman was found dead inside her Queens home early Wednesday. At about 9:10 p.m., a man called police after he found his sister unconscious inside her Springfield Gardens home along 167th Street and 145th Road, said police. When they arrived, authorities found 29-yea...
Car plunges into Bronx River | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
The BRONX — A man was taken to the hospital after his car plunged into the Bronx River early Wednesday. It happened at about 3:12 a.m. after a car drove into the water near the Cross Bronx Expressway and Sheridan Expressway near E. 177th Street in the Bronx. Following the incident, the driver, who...
Man shot to death in car on Harlem street | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
A Bronx man was found shot to death in a car on a Harlem street Tuesday night, cops said. Police discovered Zuquone Lurk, 22, in a black sedan with bullet wounds to his head and chest just before 8 p.m. The car was parked on W. 154th St. at Frederick Douglass Blvd. Medics rushed him to Harlem Hospit...
Doctor's oxycodone-prescribing case goes to federal jury in Brooklyn | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
An octogenarian, oxycodone-prescribing doctor’s fate is now in the hands of jurors who have to decide if he illegally doled out more than 2 million pills to addicted patients. Brooklyn federal jurors began deliberating Tuesday on a range of illegal oxycodone-distribution charges against Dr. Martin...
EXCLUSIVE: Perv soccer coach's 2009 molestation case that led to deportation was a 'misunderstanding' | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
A volunteer Little League coach charged with molesting a 13-year-old player acknowledges he was similarly accused before, deported and then sneaked back into the U.S. But the charges that led to his 2009 deportation were all a misunderstanding, perv Pablo Pineda said, according to newly released...
Off-duty transit worker shot in arm on Brooklyn subway, cops say | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
An off-duty city transit worker was shot by a stray bullet on a rush-hour subway train in Brooklyn after a fight broke out on a No. 3 train, cops and transit sources said Tuesday. The shooting sent terrified commuters scrambling out of the station at Sutter Ave. and Rutland Road at about 6:10 p.m......
One killed and two wounded in Brooklyn shootings | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
A 15-year-old boy was killed and two other people were wounded — in afternoon shootings less than three blocks from each other in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Tuesday, officials said. Gunfire erupted about 1 p.m. when a 16-year-old was shot in the torso on Flushing Ave. near Humboldt St., cops said....
Mom of Bronx gang-murder victim screams at accused killers in courtroom confrontation | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
The mother of a Bronx teen hacked to death by machete-wielding gang members howled in anger and anguish Wednesday at two of the accused killers. “Asesino!” shouted Leandra Guzman, using the Spanish word for “killer” during a hearing for murder suspects Jonaiki Martinez Estrella and Daniel Fe...
Spitting-mad dad surrenders to cops after menacing straphanger in caught-on-video tirade | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
A deranged dad who hit his toddler son in his stroller on a Manhattan E train, then pulled a knife on another straphanger in a vulgar tirade surrendered to police to face criminal charges for the unhinged episode, police said Tuesday. Edgar Rodriguez, 23, was caught on video menacing another subway....
Queens woman struck by hit-and-run driver dies | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
The son of a Queens woman who died two weeks after being struck by a hit-and-run driver has been forced to hunt down the suspect without much help from police, the devastated family said Tuesday. Luka Krstic, a 34-year-old doctor, doggedly canvassed local shops in Ridgewood for security video before...
Woman's decomposing body found floating in Hudson River | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
Police found a woman’s decomposing body floating in the Hudson River off Riverside Drive in Manhattan Tuesday night. A 911 caller spotted the woman’s body floating near 109th St. by Riverside Park at about 8 p.m. An NYPD Harbor Unit pulled her body from the water and took her ashore at the 79th....
NYC agrees to pay nurses more than $20M in discrimination case for not listing work as 'physically taxing' | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
Nurses in New York City’s public hospitals are finally getting the credit they deserve for all their hard work – and the overdue acknowledgment is going to cost City Hall almost $21 million. The hefty federal settlement filed Tuesday will make the city shell out $20.6 million to a combined 1,665...
Cops offer $10,000 reward for info on Bronx triple murder suspect | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 18, 2018
The NYPD wants to cross a Bronx triple murder suspect off the wanted list – and they’re offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who can help put him behind bars. Cops on Tuesday announced the reward, paid by the the city’s Police Foundation, for info leading to the arrest and conviction of 51-year...
Exclusive: 12 murder indictments to be unsealed in ‘Junior’ killing Wednesday | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
THE BRONX — PIX11 News learned Tuesday evening that 12 murder indictments will be unsealed in Bronx Supreme Court Wednesday in the brutal chase, beating and stabbing of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz. A law enforcement source told us investigators have accounted for “everybody on...
Police arrest knife-wielding man who told girl ‘your daddy will get killed’ on Manhattan train | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — Police arrested the man who allegedly pulled a knife on a subway rider and threatened to kill the commuter. Edgar Rodriguez, 23, was arrested Tuesday — just two days after police released video of him with a knife on a northbound E-train.  Rodriguez allege...
No swimming advised at 19 Long Island beaches | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
MINEOLA, N.Y. — Beachgoers are told not to swim at nearly two dozen beaches on Long Island Wednesday, according to the Nassau County Department of Health. The advisory was issued as a precaution and was spurred by Tuesday’s heavy rainfall that caused stormwater runoff to potentially contami...
Stray bullet strikes, kills 9-year-old girl sleeping in NJ home | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
BRIDGETON, N.J. — A 9-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet as she slept in her bed early Tuesday, and authorities urged witnesses to come forward to help find the killer. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. about a block away from the girl’s home in Bridgeton, a city of ab...
12 men accused of killing ‘Junior’ to appear in court Wednesday | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
CONCOURSE, the Bronx — The indictments of 12 men accused of killing Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz are expected to be unsealed as they appear in court Wednesday. A law enforcement source tells PIX11 News investigators have accounted for “everyone on video.” The source told ...
Bat-wielding attackers assault man in the Bronx | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
FOXHURST, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the two bat-wielding attackers who assaulted a man in the Bronx last month. It happened on June 17 at about 4:50 p.m. as a 32-year-old man was approached by two unidentified men in front of 945 Southern Boulevard in Foxhurst, police said. The two...
Off-duty transit worker shot on Brooklyn train after argument breaks out | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
BROOKLYN — An off-duty transit worker was shot on a train Tuesday night after a group of people on the subway argued, officials said. The 47-year-old victim, a hydraulics supervisor for the MTA, was on a southbound 3 train when a dispute started around 6:20 p.m., officials said. Someone pulled out...
Girl, 11, with depression reported missing:  Nassau County police | PIX11
PIX11 | July 18, 2018
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — An 11-year-old girl with depression and possibly in need of medical attention is missing, Nassau County police said Wednesday. Ninssy Umana Vasquez was last seen on foot on Henry Street in Hempstead around 7 p.m. Tuesday, police said. She has depression and may be in need of medi...
Brooklyn Eagle | July 18, 2018
The Brooklyn Bar Association’s LGBTQ Committee has come a long way since it was created during the fall of 2015 as it has hosted a handful of
Brooklyn Eagle | July 18, 2018
On July 14, Bensonhurst residents may have noticed a man riding through local streets on a horse.
Brooklyn Eagle | July 18, 2018
The last thing anyone wants is a new tax or a new toll. Living in Queens or Brooklyn is already expensive enough.
Brooklyn Eagle | July 18, 2018
Police took three people into custody and are still looking for several others after a 47-year-old off-duty MTA employee was shot at the Sutter Ave
Man dies from knife attack in Union City; 79-year-old suspect arrested | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
UNION CITY, N.J. — A man has died after sustaining injuries from a knife attack in Union City on Friday, authorities said. Union City Police Officers responded outside of the makeshift homes near 3rd St. and Manhattan Ave. at approximately 7:40 p.m. Officers found the man unresponsive with mul...
Gas leak disrupts NJ Transit, Amtrak service | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
NEW JERSEY — NJ Transit and Amtrak service was disrupted Tuesday due to a gas leak. A gas leak near Rahway caused NJ Coast Line service to be suspended between Woodbridge and Newark Penn Station in both directions, an Northeast Corridor service to be suspended between Metropark and Rahway, NJ Tra...
12th suspect in ‘Junior’ killing charged with murder | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
THE BRONX — The 13th person arrested in the death of a 15-year-old boy killed at a Bronx bodega was charged in New York on Tuesday. Police charged Luis Cabrera Santos, 25, with murder, manslaughter, gang assault and criminal possession of weapon. He was arrested in Connecticut in connection with...
Woman impaled by beach umbrella in Seaside Heights | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — A tourist visiting from England was hospitalized after her ankle was impaled by an aluminum umbrella that was lifted and sent flying due to strong winds in Seaside Heights on Monday. Seaside Heights Assistant Fire Chief William Rumbolo responded to the scene and had to ...
Deli worker kicked and punched in the Bronx | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
MORRIS PARK, the Bronx — Police are asking the public’s help identifying an individual after he allegedly assaulting a deli worker. Police said the individual walked into Grab and Go Deli, located at 1790 Eastchester Rd. in the Bronx shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday. He allegedly took two ...
Robber stabs Brooklyn 99 cents store worker with screwdriver | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A man is wanted in Brooklyn after he robbed a 99 cents store and stabbed an employee with a screwdriver, police said Tuesday. At around 8:00 p.m. on June 28, the individual walked into 99 Cent Lots at 758 New Lots Ave., according to police. He then picked up two bars of s...
Fast-moving fire tears through businesses in Passaic | PIX11
PIX11 | July 17, 2018
PASSAIC, N.J. — Five fire departments responded to a fast-moving fire that broke out in the roof of a one-and-half story building on Lexington Ave. in Passaic Monday night. Passaic Fire Chief Patrick Tretacost Jr. said seven to eight businesses have been destroyed as a result of the fire. No i...
Eric Garner tribute four years after police chokehold death features his smiling face painted on store security gate in Staten Island | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
NYPD chokehold victim Eric Garner’s smiling face loomed alongside his heartbreaking final words in a painted tribute marking the fourth anniversary of his death. The artwork on Bay St. in Staten Island used a door just steps from where Garner died as the canvas for a multi-colored epitaph to the.....
Participants tie bandannas together to break record in honor of fallen 9/11 hero | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A red sea of bandannas stretched into a record-breaking tribute to a fallen 9/11 hero in Central Park on Monday. Welles Crowther — a bandanna-clad equities trader who led many people to safety after terrorists rammed planes into the World Trade Center — was remember for his bravery at the event,...
Mother accused of causing death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins sues over Rikers Island sexual assault | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A Harlem mom charged in her 6-year-old son’s death in 2016 says in a lawsuit that a city correction officer told her “meet your new wifey” before locking her in an isolated cell with a notorious inmate who went on to rape her. Geraldine Perkins, 26, has been in custody since being charged with...
City should offer sex ed to elementary students, Mayor de Blasio's task force says | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
City education officials should expand mandatory sexual education lessons to elementary school kids — including kindergartners — and work to better include gay and trans students, according to a new report commissioned by Mayor de Blasio. A 28-page report issued by the city’s Sexual Health Edu...
Martin Shkreli's lawyer wants no prison time, says 'Pharma Bro' was mastermind behind fraud crimes | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
He was a good man who got mixed up with a biotech bad boy. Evan Greebel’s lawyers are pleading for their client to skip prison time, saying he got sucked into disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli’s crimes. “The good from Evan’s life dramatically outweighs the bad and justifies ...
Phony Uber driver busted in Midtown Tunnel had $15,000 in unpaid toll violations in his trunk, sources said | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A phony Uber driver with a suspended license tricked a fare at Kennedy Airport into thinking he was the real deal, only to get busted with a trunk full of unpaid toll summonses, police sources said Monday. Richard Abraham, 22, was headed to Manhattan through the Midtown Tunnel when the Mercedes...
EXCLUSIVE: Woman's hammer-wielding killer is found mentally unfit for trial, held in psychiatric hospital | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A man who snatched a Brooklyn neighbor from her apartment and beat her to death with a hammer was found mentally unfit Tuesday to stand trial. Ryan Wilson, 32, was indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of Gladys Byers, 68. Wilson allegedly went berserk with a hammer and smashed...
Man at urinal wrongly busted by MTA cop who
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A Harlem man claims an MTA cop “leaned over and looked at” his genitals at a urinal – before arresting him on bogus allegations of indecent exposure, new court papers allege. William Campbell was using the restroom at Grand Central Terminal about 10:40 p.m. on April 17, 2017, when a “man usi...
Guerrilla Granny plans Union Square art installation to protest Trump's family-separation immigration policy | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
Call her the Guerrilla Granny. Marilyn Miller, 75, never considered herself a radical until she started seeing images on TV and in the newspaper of families being ripped apart at the border by President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy. “I’m a humanist and I felt sick by this,...
Half of city neighborhoods with subway stations don't have stops with elevators | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
The MTA is often not going your way, if you’re a straphanger who needs an elevator, according to a new report from city Controller Scott Stringer. The report found that about half of the city’s communities served by the subway lack an accessible station for commuters who use wheelchairs, ride wi...
Four years after police chokehold victim Eric Garner died, there's a teddy bear and barely justice | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
They remembered him with a cuddly teddy bear. On the Staten Island street where he died four years ago Tuesday at the hands of police, Eric Garner was memorialized with a large stuffed bear — its arms folded and its eyes looking skyward. “I came in this morning and saw it there. Then I quickly.....
Eric Garner's mom still outraged, still waiting for justice four years down the road | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
Each July, the anniversary of Eric Garner’s death arrives — only to find his mother still seeking justice and NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo still getting paid. An outraged Gwen Carr, speaking yet again Tuesday about her late son’s death, called for Mayor de Blasio and the Police Department to m...
Sociology prof says city needs less heavy-handed policing and more transparency | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
Much has changed in policing since the death of Eric Garner four years ago, but have these changes brought real relief to communities that have faced a long history of at times excessive and abusive policing? While tremendous effort and expense has gone into new training and technology, it has...
One person dead from Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Washington Heights | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A person diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease after an outbreak in an upper Manhattan neighborhood last week has died, city health officials said Tuesday. Washington Heights has seen eighteen cases of the disease, and nine people have been discharged from the hospital, according to the city Health...
Biased 'broken windows' policing fractures lives of minorities and the poor | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
Tuesday marks the fourth anniversary of Eric Garner's death at the hands of an aggressive group of NYPD officers. In the course of holding Garner down on the ground, one officer, Daniel Pantaleo, applied a chokehold whose use is banned by NYPD guidelines. We police reformers focus on this incident.....
Gun hoarder in more trouble as shotguns and rifles found in storage facility | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
A man who had 70 firearms and a staggering 50,000 bullets in his Bayside, Queens, home is in more trouble now that eight more rifles and shotguns have been found in a Long Island storage unit linked to him, the Daily News has learned. Additional charges are expected to be handed down against...
Advocates set to blame de Blasio for misleading public on Eric Garner case | New York Daily News
New York Daily News | July 17, 2018
Supporters of the family of a Staten Island man who died when cops used a banned chokehold in his arrest will accuse Mayor de Blasio of misleading the public on the case. Eric Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, pols and other advocates were slated to appear at City Hall Tuesday to demand that the NYPD...