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2 planes partially collide on tarmac at Newark Airport

NEWARK, N.J. -- There was an accident involving two airplanes at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday.United Airlines says two of its planes made contact on the tarmac before departing.Both aircrafts have been taken out of service to be examined by a maintenance team.Passengers are being put on new flights.No one was hurt.
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NYC overnight shootings leave two dead, including 16-year-old

Two people — including a 16-year-old boy — were killed in separate shootings in Brooklyn overnight, police said. In the latest deadly incident, the 16-year-old was fatally shot in the torso at about 3:15 a.m. Saturday near the corner of Sutter Avenue and Osborn Street in Brownsville, authorities said. Police are investigating whether the teen was the intended target, sources said. A cousin of the victim told detectives the shooting happened after he and the victim decided to walk to a relative’s home on Blake Avenue and cut through the Dr. Green Playground on Sutter Avenue and  Mother Gaston Boulevard, the sources said.  The cousin said that when...
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Police: Child struck by ice cream truck in Brooklyn

NEW YORK -- Police say a child is critically hurt after being struck by an ice cream truck in Brooklyn.It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Hendrix Street in East New York.Police say a 52-year-old man was driving a Mister Softee truck when he struck an 11-year-old riding a bicycle.The child was taken to a local hospital.Right now, investigators don't suspect any criminality.

Man gunned down near Brooklyn park

A gunman opened fire Friday on a man on a Brooklyn street, killing him, police said. The 43-year-old victim was on Carroll St. near Rochester Ave. in Crown Heights, a short distance from Lincoln Terrace/Arthur S. Sommers Park, at 9:20 p.m. when the gunman pulled a gun and started blasting away. The victim was hit multiple times in the chest. EMS rushed him to Kings County Hospital, where he ...

Elderly, ailing UWS couple say they’re stuck with 30-something ‘roommate from hell’

An elderly Upper West Side couple claim they’re stuck with the “roommate from hell” — an abusive, entitled 30-something real estate agent who’s using legal loopholes to avoid paying them a dime in rent the past year. Eugene Sarver, 78, who uses a wheelchair and suffers from severe Parkinson’s disease, and his wife, Nina, 74, who has dementia, say they made the ill-fated decision two years ago to rent a room in their spacious West 97th Street apartment for $992 a month to Lawrence Lee, a licensed agent whose antics may cost him his gig with real estate titan Douglas Elliman. Eugene Sarver...

Overnight Shooter Kills Paterson Man, 27

Investigators were trying to determine who might've had the motive to shoot and kill a Paterson man overnight Saturday. Yeshawn Staggers, 27, arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center via private vehicle shortly after 1 a.m., Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora said.

Teen fatally shot on Brooklyn street corner, police say

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot early Saturday during a clash at a Brooklyn street corner, police said. Cops responding to a call of a person shot around 3:15 a.m. found the victim sprawled out on the street outside Brownsville’s Langston Hughes NYCHA housing complex near Sutter Ave. and Osborn St. The teen had been shot once in the torso, cops said. EMS rushed him to Brookdale Hospital, ...

Boston Celtics Rumors: Kevin Durant trade would shock the NBA

Despite the rumors that suggested otherwise, the Boston Celtics were quiet for most of the 2022 NBA Draft. They held onto their lone pick, the 53rd overall selection, and picked up JD Davison, an explosive guard from Alabama. The addition of a late second round pick in Davison isn’t going...

Madonna’s Son David, 16, Dances On Stage With Her For Pride Show As They Twin In Yellow: Watch

Madonna‘s son David Banda proved he’s a rising star in his own right at Pride! All eyes were on the 16-year-old as he took the stage during her New York City performance, presented by NFT company World of Women, on June 23 at Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen. David expertly danced alongside his superstar mom in a mesh yellow tank top with cutouts, matching the 63-year-old’s yellow short shorts and oversized windbreaker. Techno music blared as they moved in unison to the beat, before she pointed to him and yelled, “you wanna dance?” in video posted from audience members to Twitter.

R. Kelly’s summer of reckoning: Convicted singer faces potentially decades in prison in New York, jury trial in Chicago

It’s been nine months since Chicago-born R&B singer R. Kelly was last in a New York courtroom, where he was convicted by a jury after decades of allegations of sexual misdeeds. On that day in late September, Kelly, dressed in a gray suit, remained stoic as the verdict came in: guilty of racketeering conspiracy and eight other counts alleging he used his organization to lure and trap girls, ...

Paterson man killed in Belle Avenue shooting

A man was shot and killed in a shooting on Belle Avenue early Saturday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. Yeshawn Staggers, 27, of Paterson, was struck by gunfire in the area of 33 Belle Avenue at around 1:10 a.m. He later arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
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Brooklyn Mom Indicted for Allegedly Beating 9-Year-Old Daughter to Death

The mother of a 9-year-old girl who was found dead inside a Brooklyn apartment was indicted on a slew charges including murder, manslaughter and assault in her daughter's death, the district attorney's office announced. Shemene Cato was arraigned at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday. In addition to murder, manslaughter and...

Brooklyn woman run over by drunk driving husband, police say

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after she was run over by her drunk-driving husband, police said. The 41-year-old victim was on E. 16th St. near Ave. X in Sheepshead Bay at 5:30 p.m. Friday when she opened the door to a black Genesis SUV and began arguing with 34-year-old hubby Myroslav Iakymovych. When Iakymovych started to drive off, the woman grabbed the open door to ...

NYC robber stabs victims before stealing cash, cops say

A knife-wielding fiend stabbed two people in the Bronx in separate incidents before grabbing their cash and fleeing, police said. The unidentified suspect first struck on June 17 at about 4:45 p.m., cops said. The brazen bandit approached a 44-year-old man, who was sitting in front of 536 East 149th St., near St. Ann’s Avenue in the Melrose section, cops said. Unprovoked, the suspect displayed a knife and stabbed the 44-year-old in the shoulder, torso and left side of the chest and snatched $300 from the victim’s pocket, police said. EMS transported the 44-year-old victim to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition, cops...