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Rain, cold weather to hit NYC after Thanksgiving

Black Friday is looking bleak for New Yorkers thinking about leaving home to shop — with rain and cold weather set to descend after a relatively dry and warm Thanksgiving, forecasters say. Meteorologists had predicted a potentially massive storm...

Two men hurt in overnight NYC shootings

A gunman shot two men during a heated argument on Staten Island, police said Saturday. Source link

Businessman busted in donation scheme to aid Lt. Gov. Benjamin’s comptroller bid

A Harlem businessman and attorney was arrested Friday for allegedly orchestrating a scheme to funnel illegal campaign contributions to Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s failed bid for city comptroller this year.  The attorney, Gerald Migdol, made contributions by money order...

5 relatives killed in Riverhead fire

The five people killed as a fire ripped through a Riverhead home this week are all members of the same family, police said — as they revealed that smoking may have been a factor in the blaze.  The bodies...

Two men convicted in 1965 Malcolm X assassination to be exonerated

Two men convicted in the assassination of Malcolm X are set to be exonerated after more than 55 years, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Muhammad Aziz, 83, and the late Khalil Islam— who spent decades in prison...

Danny Fenster, journalist held in Myanmar prison, arrives in NYC

American journalist Danny Fenster is back on home soil after six months behind bars in military-ruled Myanmar. The Detroit journalist was convicted of spreading false or inflammatory information, contacting illegal organizations and violating visa regulations and was just last...

Gov. Kathy Hochul takes MTA fare hikes off the table until 2024

The MTA will wait until at least 2024 to contemplate raising transit fares, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Monday. Speaking from Albany International Airport before flying to Washington for the signing of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, Hochul said the...

NYC double-shooting leaves man dead, another injured

A man was fatally shot in the chest and another in the buttocks outside a Bronx apartment building Saturday, police said. The double-shooting occurred at about 5 p.m. at 1460 Macombs Road in Mount Eden. Police found a...

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in NYC

The Big Apple ushered in the holiday season Saturday, as a 79-foot Norway spruce arrived safely at Rockefeller Center from Maryland to take its proper place as one of the world’s most famous Christmas trees. The 12-ton spruce was...

Jack Ciattarelli concedes in NJ governor’s race

Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded his narrow loss to Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday, bringing a close to a campaign that stunned political observers by nearly pulling off an upset in a state that President Biden...
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NYC mom, kids remain homeless 3 years into eviction fight

A homeless Manhattan widow is waging war against her billionaire landlord. Deborah Privitello, mom of three, has been forced...
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