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Family: Body at
Face 'Looked Like
It Was Caved In'
Aug 10, 2022 12:29 PM CDT
Family: Body at Wake Reeked, Face 'Looked Like It Was Caved In'
They've filed suit against Brooklyn funeral home over condition of a 37-year-old woman's remains
- What was supposed to be a dignified memorial service for Regina Christophe now has her family suing a New York City funeral home. The 37-year-old died in her sleep on June 24, and her family soon after retained McManus Funeral Home in Brooklyn to prepare her body for the service...
President Is Being
Aug 10, 2022 6:21 AM CDT
A Former President Is Being Deposed Today
Former president complains he's 'being attacked from all sides' ahead of NY deposition
- Former President Trump will sit for a deposition —one he has fought for months—on Wednesday as part of the final stage of the New York investigation into the Trump Organization's business practices. For the past three years, New York attorney general Letitia James' lawyers have been investigating...
'Hundreds' of People in NY
May Be Infected With Polio
Aug 5, 2022 11:21 AM CDT
'Hundreds' of People in NY May Be Infected With Polio
So says state's health commissioner after virus turns up in wastewater in a 2nd county
- News last month of an unvaccinated man in New York's Rockland County contracting polio and suffering paralysis was soon followed by reports of the virus being found in wastewater there. Now, nearby Orange County has also turned up polio in its sewage, in samples taken from two different locations...
'Sounds the Alarm'
Jul 29, 2022 6:21 AM CDT
San Francisco 'Sounds the Alarm' on Monkeypox
California city, NY state declare public health emergencies
- Two of the US areas that have been hardest hit by monkeypox have declared public health emergencies in response to the outbreak . San Francisco on Thursday declared a local emergency effective Aug. 1, while the state of New York declared an imminent threat to public health, retroactive to June 1....
First on Rent
Jul 15, 2022 7:56 AM CDT
In Manhattan, an Eye-Popping First on Rent
Average monthly cost in the NYC borough is more than $5K
- It's no secret that living in New York City isn't cheap, but the borough of Manhattan just logged an eye-popping first. WABC reports that the average monthly rent there exceeded $5,000 last month, a record-breaking figure that's up almost 30% compared to 2021. Looking for a...
NYC's Nuke Prep PSA
Has People Asking 'Why?'
Jul 13, 2022 9:55 AM CDT
NYC's Nuke Prep PSA Has People Asking 'Why?'
'Better safe than sorry,' Mayor Adams told reporters
- "Don't ask me how or why. Just know that the big one has hit." So says the narrator of a recent PSA about nuclear preparedness from NYC Emergency Management. Per CBS News, the 90-second video opens on an empty street with damaged, computer-generated skyscrapers in the background....
They Got Their Diplomas,
Then Rushed to the Fire
Jul 1, 2022 11:32 AM CDT
They Got Their Diplomas, Then Rushed to the Fire
6 Long Island teens are lauded for fighting blaze just minutes after high school graduation
- Last week was graduation week for many across Long Island, but several seniors from one school district said their final farewells to K-12 in a most unusual, and unexpected, way. Just minutes after the graduation ceremony at Port Jefferson High School had ended last Friday evening, a call came in...
A Yelp, Then a
'Oh My God,
Jun 29, 2022 4:55 PM CDT
A Yelp, Then a Surprise Find: 'Oh My God, It's Lilah!'
State trooper rescues missing golden retriever from rural drainage pipe in upstate NY
- A missing golden retriever named Lilah, discovered deep inside a culvert pipe in upstate New York, couldn't be lured out by her owner with peanut butter dog treats or cheese. In the end, State Trooper Jimmy Rasaphone decided to crawl about 15 feet into the pipe under a rural...
Investigators: Face Scratches
a Clue to
Jun 29, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
Investigators: Face Scratches a Clue to
Rep says Mary Mara may have had accidental fall before drowning
Investigators believe actress Mary Mara may have suffered an accident before drowning in upstate New York on Sunday. That's according to rep Craig Dorfman, who tells TMZ that investigators found abrasions on Mara's face. Based on those abrasions, they think she may have fallen and hit her...
Carnival Cruise Ship Brawl
Ends in Coast Guard Escort
Jun 29, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
Carnival Cruise Ship Brawl Ends in Coast Guard Escort
Up to 60 people were reportedly fighting on ship's dance floor
- Up to 60 people were involved in a brawl on a Carnival cruise ship, which ultimately required a Coast Guard escort back to New York on Tuesday. The fight erupted on a dance floor on the Carnival Magic around 5:20am Tuesday just before the ship was scheduled to wrap...
At This Eatery, a Grubhub
Order Stopped Workers Cold
in case you missed it
Jun 26, 2022 3:55 PM CDT
At This Eatery, a Grubhub Order Stopped Workers Cold
Cops say hostage was rescued after writing on her order: 'Please call the police'
- Usually in the "additional instructions" field on Grubhub orders, customers specify food allergies or ask for extra condiments. Cops say for one New York City-area woman, that section on the app became a place to plead for help, and helped lead to her rescue. ABC7 reports that an order...
Supreme Court Gives Big Win
to Gun Rights Advocates
Jun 23, 2022 10:18 AM CDT
Supreme Court Gives Big Win to Gun Rights Advocates
Justices strike down New York law restricting who can carry concealed weapons
- The Supreme Court handed advocates for gun rights a major victory on Thursday with a ruling expected to make it easier for people to carry concealed handguns:
The court struck down a New York law requiring that people who want to carry concealed weapons must show a "proper
She Hit the Wrong Pedal,
but a Teen Saved Her Life
Jun 16, 2022 10:20 AM CDT
She Hit the Wrong Pedal, but a Teen Saved Her Life
Anthony Zhongor, 17, rescued Mia Samolinski, 18, from Long Island's Patchogue Bay
- A scary moment led to a heroic one this week at Long Island's Patchogue Bay. A 17-year-old named Anthony Zhongor rescued 18-year-old Mia Samolinski after she hit the gas instead of the brake on her SUV and plunged into the bay from a parking lot, reports NBC News . The...
Punches Were Thrown
on the Ice—and Then Off
Jun 10, 2022 1:15 PM CDT
Punches Were Thrown on the Ice—and Then Off
New York Rangers fan facing assault charges after sucker punch caught on video
- Thursday's hockey game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers ended with punches on and off the ice. Shortly after players traded blows to mark the end of the Lightning's 3-1 victory over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden, which put the Lightning up 3-2 in...
to Take a Hit in This State
Jun 3, 2022 12:03 PM CDT
Cryptomining Poised to Take a Hit in This State
Landmark environmental measure slowing down operations passes New York state Legislature
- A milestone environmental measure designed to tap the brakes on the spread of cryptocurrency mining operations burning fossil fuels in New York has passed the state Legislature. The closely watched bill approved Friday by the state Senate would establish a two-year moratorium on new and renewed air permits for fossil...
NYPD: This Couple Tried to
Make Off With a Basquiat
May 26, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
NYPD: This Couple Tried to Make Off With a Basquiat
But police say they left gallery without the painting
- It was an audacious and nearly successful move: Police on Wednesday said a man and woman entered a Manhattan gallery on May 14, took a $45,000 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat from the wall, and began to walk out. They were stopped before making it out of Taglialatella Galleries, however....
Bid Fond Farewell
May 25, 2022 11:18 AM CDT
New Yorkers Bid Fond Farewell to Once-Iconic Street Staple
City's last public pay phone is yanked from its perch on corner of 49th Street, 7th Avenue
- You can save those quarters for laundry—New York City's last freestanding public pay phone is no more. The Big Apple's "planned long goodbye" for these technological relics came to a close Monday, as the last unit was yanked from the ground at the corner of 49th...
Suspect in NYC Subway
Killing Gives Himself Up
May 24, 2022 2:45 PM CDT
Suspect in NYC Subway Killing Gives Himself Up
Andrew Abdullah, 25, surrendered on Tuesday
The man wanted in a seemingly unprovoked fatal shooting on a New York City subway turned himself in to police on Tuesday. WABC reports Andrew Abdullah, 25, surrendered to police at a Manhattan precinct after his Brooklyn-based pastor first went to the Fifth Precinct and "worked out the...
Man Fatally Shot on
NYC Subway in
May 23, 2022 12:57 AM CDT
Man Fatally Shot on NYC Subway in Unprovoked Attack
Sunday shooting appears to be random, police say
- As a 48-year-old man was seated in the last car of a subway en route from Brooklyn to Manhattan Sunday morning, he was fatally shot by another subway rider in what appears to have been a random attack. Witnesses told police that as the train crossed the Manhattan Bridge, the...
Monkeypox May Have Made
Its Way to 2nd US State
May 20, 2022 7:54 AM CDT
Monkeypox May Have Made Its Way to 2nd US State
Massachusetts had already reported a case of rare disease; now, a suspected case in New York City
- The UK , Portugal, and Spain have all recently reported a small number of confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox, and on Wednesday, Massachusetts phoned in its own report , as officials tried to see if it was linked with the ones overseas. Now, a possible second case in another US city:...
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