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A 3-year-old child was killed and three adults injured Saturday in the Bronx when a garbage truck slammed into their car, police said. The tot was with three adults, ages 52, 52 and 37 traveling northbound in a silver Chevy Malibu near 380 Bruckner Boulevard at around 10:30 a.m. when the car’s driver tried to...
Author: Melkorka Licea, Tina Moore
Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:13 pm
A Long Island police chief had something against rapper 50 Cent — and the predominantly black audience he drew, according to a bar that claims it was penalized for hosting the star. The State Liquor Authority suspended Bracco’s Clam & Oyster Bar’s liquor license for nearly six months last year after Freeport Police Chief Miguel...
Author: Kathianne Boniello
Posted: April 29, 2017, 5:08 pm
A motorcyclist died in the Bronx on Saturday when he slammed his bike into a car, police said. Sheldon Sampson of Mount Vernon was riding his BMW bike north on the Bruckner Expressway near Tremont Avenue around 2:09 a.m. when he rear-ended a 1999 Nissan Altima. Sampson, 35, was catapulted from the bike and landed...
Author: Melkorka Licea
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:24 pm
A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after he grabbed an infant from a Brooklyn couple — and ended up stabbed multiple times by the infant’s father. The baby was unharmed in the incident at 1169 Ocean Ave. in Flatbush. Around 5 a.m., the baby’s mother and father got into an argument with the...
Author: Melkorka Licea, Larry Celona
Posted: April 29, 2017, 1:03 pm
Hundreds of grief- stricken adults and kids gathered Friday night at a Brooklyn Little League field to pay tribute to an 8-year-old boy who loved to play baseball — and died in a horrible freak accident. Kevin “KJ” Reilly, was crushed to death by a heavy concrete window flower planter that fell on him as...
Author: Khristina Narizhnaya, Max Jaeger
Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:19 am
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he hasn’t returned to his New York City home because “going back is very expensive for the country.” Trump tells Fox News in an interview Friday that he feels “guilty” when he returns to Trump Tower because authorities close surrounding streets and “I hate to see the New Yorkers...
Author: Associated Press
Posted: April 29, 2017, 4:36 am
A group of Brooklyn graffiti artists is threatening to sue McDonald’s after the fast-food giant hamburglarized their work for an ad. McDonald’s commissioned several Bushwick street artists to appear in a video promoting the “New York Bagel Supreme” burger in the Netherlands. But its video, titled “McDonald’s Presents the Vibe of Bushwick NY,” also included...
Author: Ruth Brown
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:57 am
New Jersey Transit might have to cut in half the number of trains that come into Penn Station while Amtrak does weekday repairs, which could lead to extreme overcrowding, the agency head warned Friday. NJT Executive Director Steven Santoro told the New Jersey Legislature that Amtrak showed him a plan to tackle the repairs this...
Author: Danielle Furfaro
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:14 am
When Mayor de Blasio appointed him as the government’s top investigator in 2014, there was good reason to think DOI Commissioner Mark Peters would end up as the mayor’s stooge. After all, Peters had served as de Blasio’s campaign treasurer. If anybody was going to expose the administration’s shortcomings, it sure wouldn’t be someone who...
Author: Yoav Gonen
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:13 am
A New Jersey woman nearly gifted her Jewish best friend a set of Cynthia Rowley tea towels — until she realized they were stamped with black swastikas. Natalja Maxwell purchased the two-pack of Paris-themed towels for $5.99 from a Marshalls & HomeGoods in Secaucus on April 11, thinking they were perfect as a Passover gift....
Author: Lia Eustachewich
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:07 am
The city’s Department of Education has opened a “sham” investigation into a Brooklyn high school principal in retaliation for her criticisms of their allegedly racist funding practices, a new lawsuit claims. Jill Bloomberg, the head of Park Slope Collegiate, says the DOE’s Office of Special Investigations opened a probe into her in March — two...
Author: Kaja Whitehouse
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:05 am
A new round of Department of Education testing has revealed that 83 percent of city schools had at least one water fixture with lead levels exceeding federal safety limits, officials said Friday. The DOE vetted water sources at 1,544 buildings beginning last November and found that 1,278 had one or more taps with lead levels...
Author: Selim Algar
Posted: April 29, 2017, 2:31 am
The kids who saw their 8-year-old pal crushed by a concrete planter in Brooklyn on Thursday are having trouble coping with the tragedy, according to a family friend of the victim. Kevin “KJ” Reilly, 8, was climbing up the wall of his Ryder Street home to retrieve a basketball that had landed in a window...
Author: Khristina Narizhnaya, Max Jaeger
Posted: April 29, 2017, 2:16 am
The producer of the failed Broadway show “Rebecca the Musical” burst into tears on the witness stand Friday, wailing, “It was a tragedy, the whole thing was a tragedy,” because the curtain never opened on the production. First, a Long Island con man named Mark Hotton swindled producer Ben Sprecher out of $60,000 in fees...
Author: Julia Marsh
Posted: April 29, 2017, 1:55 am
Dwight Gooden finally got his golden moment at City Hall — 31 years late. More than 30 years ­after the Mets great ­famously missed the team’s 1986 ticker-tape parade and City Hall celebration after he got blitzed the night before, Mayor de Blasio presented him with a key to the city. “This is one of...
Author: Rich Calder
Posted: April 29, 2017, 1:50 am
The Big Apple’s millionaires would have a tantalizing new incentive to flee the tax-happy state for Florida if President Trump’s tax plan becomes law, according to a new study. The report, from the Empire Center, an Albany-based think tank and fiscal watchdog, said the elimination of deductions for state and local taxes in the plan...
Author: Bob Fredericks
Posted: April 29, 2017, 1:38 am
A 18-year-old who beat down another teenager inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s was sentenced Friday to four years in prison. Aniah Ferguson, who was 16 years old at the time of the assault, was handed the sentence from Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Dineen Riviezzo when she arrived late to the court room after a refusing to...
Author: Stephanie Pagones
Posted: April 29, 2017, 12:38 am
A BMW driver grabbed his gun and shot at a van that accidentally backed into his vehicle Friday afternoon in downtown Manhattan, police sources said. The BMW driver, Angel Rodriguez, then drove away and was stopped by police a short while later on the FDR Drive just north of 23rd street. The incident unfolded at...
Author: Shawn Cohen
Posted: April 28, 2017, 11:57 pm
A Bronx man who drove his SUV through an E-Z pass toll both without bothering to pay was arrested Friday by a Port Authority cop, who found that the scofflaw owed more than $17,000, authorities said. Officer Lionel Gonzalez pulled over Gabriel Arturo Urbano, 25, on the lower level of the George Washington Bridge at...
Author: Post Staff Report
Posted: April 28, 2017, 11:54 pm
A state assemblywoman from Manhattan is on a mission to find out why so many humpback whales are dying in the waters off the East Coast. Rebecca Seawright, who represents the Upper East Side, wants the state Department of Environmental Conservation to investigate the cause of several whales washing up on beaches in and around...
Author: Kirstan Conley
Posted: April 28, 2017, 11:50 pm

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