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12-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest in Brooklyn, New York City

Old boy is in the hospital after being shot in Brooklyn Saturday night. Cops say the child was walking down the street around nine o'clock. When he was shot in the chest on Malcolm X Boulevard and Madison Street in Bed Stuy. Police say the boy was not the intended target, and the shooting stemmed from an altercation between two groups. The child was taken to Kings County Hospital and is expected to survive. Thus far. No arrests have been made. As the investigation is well underway.
BROOKLYN, NY

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shortage to hit New York, U.S.

Vaccine is about to drop dramatically. Dana harsh Edna Fox TV affiliates to WN Y W reports from New York, according to the CDC. Next week, Johnson and Johnson will distribute 86% fewer doses across the country than what's currently being allocated. New York State will see an 88% week over week drop in the Johnson and Johnson supply, while New Jersey officials expect and nineties. 6% decline, but J and J is clearly have had some challenges. Our objective is 4.7 million people by the end of June, so there's going to be a couple of months there for you to allow you to do that. Governor Murphy defends the state's upcoming eligibility expansion by saying not everyone who qualifies will immediately come forward to get their shots about 15 million doses of the vaccine were ruined.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Man threatens Asian-American undercover officer in New York City

Police officer of Asian descent in the face in Penn Station yesterday. Vivian Rodriguez, who's 35 was arrested around 1:20 P.m. inside the station. New Yorkers continue to voice their concerns over the anti Asian hate crimes just said as me so much to see, like happens in New York City. It's so diverse here. The NYPD task force has been all over the city in the last two weeks looking to capture hate crime suspects amid the rash of attacks on Asian Americans. Right. It was the last day for parents to switch their New York.
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Rapper DMX Dies At Age 50 In New York After Suffering Heart Attack

Continue to pour in for rap icon and Westchester resident DMX. Who died at the age of 50 on Friday. Here's WBC surly Kessler. Hip hop legend DMX born Earl Simmons died in White Plains Hospital after being on life support for a week he'd suffered a massive heart attack, reportedly linked to a drug overdose fan stood vigil outside the hospital. He's one off log greatest rappers of all time. DMX was also an actor who starred in multiple movies. He leaves 15 Children.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

New York State Is Set to Raise Taxes on Those Earning Over $1 Million

It's time to check in with our correspondent in the big apple. That's henry reese sheridan. Today he delves like an over caffeinated accountant into the controversial plan to raise taxes on the rich in new york. Take it away henry. New york contains an enormous number of very rich people. The figures for twenty twenty onto yet but in two thousand and nine thousand nine hundred ten thousand four hundred thirty five ultra high net worth individuals. There's people with more than thirty million. Us dollars in that worth called the big apple home. That's more than any other city in the world. New relationship to its rich residents is fraught one on the one hand. Presence of very rich people brings prestige spending power and lots of tax dollars on the other hand. New york city's rich are extremely good as segregating themselves from the rest of society particularly in the fields of education healthcare and housing when not extracting a service from them the less wealthy of new york no the richer here and they're told by politicians from the right to the center of the political spectrum to feel thankful for that but it can be difficult to understand whether tax dollars of the wealthier going when the city's basic infrastructure is in such bad shape politicians a scared to tax the rich as individual careerists. They fear wealthy donors will abandon them if taxes are raised and all but the most leftist governments tend to be swayed by the belief that the wealthy will leave if they are taxed too heavily. Decimating the tax base. This is why historically new york governor andrew cuomo has been soft on taxing the rich in fact cuomo is so scared of the rich leaving new york city. He's willing to go to extreme measures to keep them here.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

New York City Subway Ridership Exceeds 2 Million Straphangers

If you ride the subway, you've noticed it's looking a bit busier down there as the slow recovery continues. Here's correspondent Erica Turkeys subway surpassed two million daily riders this week, the highest single day total since the pandemic started. Bus ridership has steadily been over a million people a day in recent weeks. Overnight cleaning is going to continue, though, the transit authority said it's looking for guidance from the centers for Disease control to see what will be required as the infection rate ebbs. But at two million subway ride today, that's still only about 35% of pre pandemic.
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New York Federal Reserve: Americans Are Saving Their Stimulus Check Money

Americans are choosing to put their federal stimulus payments in the bank instead of just spending that cash. Jackie Quinn reports the New York Federal Reserve's been studying what people do with the government covert relief payments finding most nearly 42% of households are using the checks for savings. Nearly 34% are paying down debt. And almost 25% say they're actually spending the money. Researchers say it looks like consumers may be choosing to spend less because of covert restrictions, inhibiting activities, high unemployment and uncertainty about the duration and the economic toll of the pandemic.
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New York City Schools Change 'Two-Case' Rule To 'Four-Case' Rule

De Blasio, meanwhile, making it easier for schools to stay open. He's getting rid of the two case rule, replacing it with a four case ruled Well, schools were only temporarily closed. If there are four Oh, more Cupid cases in different classrooms within a week. It can be traced to exposure inside. That school is replaces the rover. A school closes with just two unrelated cases. Schools chancellor Me supporter says This means far fewer closures. We've seen the studies, consulted with medical experts and base this change on guidance from the CDC. And we've heard the voices of our school communities calling for increased ability around in person. Learning classroom quarantines will continue if a positive cases identified in that classroom.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Former New York Jet Phillip Adams Kills 5 People

Police say shooter has killed five people at a south carolina home near the north carolina border including two children and a prominent physician. The shooting occurred at the home of dr robert. Leslie age seventy in rock hill about twenty five miles south west of charlotte north carolina. The rock hill herald citing anonymous sources reported later thursday that the shooter was former. Nfl player phillip adams. Investigators are still looking into a motive. It was not immediately known if the shooter knew all of the victims.
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De Blasio unveils new rule for closing New York schools with COVID cases

About what it'll take to close a New York City school during these times of pandemic, the entire school If there are two cases or three cases in a week that will lead to an increase in testing, but not a closure. If there's four or more cases, and they're in different classrooms on can be traced to a known exposure within the school. That's when there will be a closure, and today's testimony.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

No vaccine appointment necessary for some New York vaccine locations

New York's vaccine sites generally discouraged people from showing up without unemployment. But his Caroline Lewis reports, there are some exceptions. More than two dozen vaccine sites are now accepting walk ins from people 75 older and anyone who escorts them. We'll get a shot to younger New Yorkers may be able to flag down the city's new mobile vaccine bus. Which will offer up to 200 shots a day of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine for restaurant and delivery workers for those willing to do some legwork there. Also standby lists. Many sites have doses left over at the end of the day because of cancelations. Some keep lists of people who can show up on short notice. Others will tell you to just arrived near the end of the day. Stand by policies aren't advertised, so you'll have to ask around. For more tips and tricks. Visit gothamist dot.
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Beijing Overtakes New York City As City With Most Billionaires

Its perch. The city with the most billionaires is now Beijing, Forbes says Beijing added 33 newly minted billionaires to its list of residents this year, edging out New York for that top billionaire Haven, New York was a top of the list for seven years in a row. It's billionaire list. It's billionaires rather still hold Maura. Cumulative wealth than those in Beijing. Next money update Coming up at 5 42 hot water. Okay away news radio. Thanks, Pap.
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Boston Celtics rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks

Hard tonight, but we really guarded tonight. Super physical second night of a back to back, you know, we didn't shoot it perfectly, but just a great response after tough one last night, come back and play another physical Team became the out as one of our better winds of the year. All stars Jalen Bram Jason Tatum, combined for 57 points. Seas will finish a seven game home stand with the Timberwolves tomorrow. Red Sox swept by the Orioles to open the season but flip that on its head by sweeping the Rays at Fenway to improved to three and three yesterday nine to triumph, seven innings of one run ball for Nathan of All, D he said, Want Rodriguez will start in Baltimore this.
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New York City Public Beaches To Open Starting Memorial Day Weekend

Some good news here in the city, they'll Maeda Blasio says beaches and pools will open on time. Mayor De Blasio's says beaches will open to the public Memorial Day weekend in the pools will open on Saturday, June 26th. The day after the last day of school. Last year, we had to delay the openings with public beaches. We had to limit the number of outdoor public pools this year. We get to do what is great for the families of the city. The kids of this city and Bossio says Covert related protocols from last summer will remain in place of the pools and beaches. But those rules Could possibly be loosened in the.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

De Blasio Plans To Open All New York City Public Beaches Starting Memorial Day Weekend

Everybody in the water. Mayor de Blasio says beaches will open to the public Memorial Day weekend and pools will open on Saturday. June 26. It's outdoors. It's exactly what we want people to be. It's a great way for the family's New York City to spend their summer We're gonna do it the right way, Which means yes, there will be health and safety measures in place. Last year, the city delayed public beach openings and only had a limited number of pools open. De Blasio says Covert related rules could possibly be.
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With Outdoor Concert, New York's Lincoln Center Starts Path to Return

Lincoln Center, held its first concert in over here on Wednesday. As Jeff Lunden reports. It was the first concert of restart stages, which will fill the art center with outdoor performances and rehearsal spaces it over the coming months After speeches by Mayor Bill de Blasio and others. Members of the New York Philharmonic's brass section played a fanfare. Ah, a small invited audience of first responders sat masked in socially distance pods of two under a grove of trees to hear the short concert. Doctor is male. Nobile of Mount Sinai Hospital who'd been on the front lines of the covert pandemic, said he was grateful to be in the audience that Z such a treat Such incredible treat trombone player Colin Williams of the New York Philharmonic said he was grateful to completely forgotten what it's like to perform to have an audience and to stand up and feel that energy again for.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Gov. Cuomo Set To Sign $212 Billion New York State Budget, Including Mobile Sports Betting

Governor, Cuomo says the newly passed a budget will help New York rebuild and recover following the Corona virus pandemic. James Flip, and reports almost says Beyond the numbers. It's a rebuilding action plan. But for fiscal year 2022 it is a spending plan. It includes, for the first time legal sports betting The law allows the state to directly operate mobile sports betting, so the $500 million will go. Who the state also four billion a new taxes for large businesses and people earning over a million dollars a year, Though Cuomo argues if salt is repealed, taxes go.
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Brooklyn DA Vacates 90 Convictions Tied to Cop Facing Perjury Charges

Here in new york district attorney has asked the court to dismiss nearly one hundred drug convictions after an nypd detective was accused of lying there. Stephanie dusk tonight in brooklyn dozens of drug convictions tossed out in more likely to calm all ninety of the cases involving one narcotics detective. Joseph franco can no longer stand by detective. Franco's were have lost confidence in his reliability franko pleaded not guilty in two thousand nineteen to more than a dozen charges including perjury for his work on for drug cases. One in april. Two thousand eighteen franco said he witnessed a deal. Go down in this manhattan building. But according to the indictment security video showed no drug sale in the lobby and other video showed franco was never close enough to observe what happened. Franko was still awaiting trial. His attorneys throwing out the cases has created a toxic atmosphere. That is prejudicial to mr franco's constitutional right to the presumption of innocence marianne casey and represents more than a dozen people whose convictions were vacated. People have carried these convictions on their record for many years and they've prevented them from securing employment from maintaining housing. These are lasting effects. Franco's criminal charges are based on the detective. Work he did in manhattan the. Da in brooklyn has not been able to prove similar misconduct but he says he has lost confidence. In the cases were franco was an essential.
BROOKLYN, NY

New York City Public Beaches To Open Starting Memorial Day Weekend

City pools and beaches will be open on time this year. Mayor de Blasio says beaches will be open to the public Memorial Day weekend and pools will open on Saturday, June 26th the day after the last day of school, DiBlasio says covert related rules from last summer will remain in place, but rules could possibly be loosened in the summer. York City has 14 miles of public beaches.
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Massive Fire Rips Through Queens, New York, Apartment Building

Fire tour through a six story apartment building in Jackson Heights, Queens. Fire quickly spreading to the cock loft after fire officials say a resident left an apartment or open and that allowed fire to spread on scene. Deputy Fire Chief Michael Gala in apartments over our firefighters, Heads F. D. N y officials say the building has a total of 150 apartments. 90 families displaced the cause undetermined. The.
QUEENS, NY