Bronx, NYNew York Post

Juror who fell for killer during 2012 trial fatally shot in NYC

A woman who fell for a killer while serving as a juror at his trial — and tried to set him free — was among three people fatally shot amid the latest wave of gun violence across New York City, authorities confirmed Thursday. Katherine Diop, 29, was gunned down in...
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Brooklyn, NYNew York Post

Teen stabbed to death during dispute in NYC

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death during a dispute with an older man in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon, police sources said. The teenager was rushed to Kings County Hospital following the 3:30 p.m. incident in Stuyvesant Heights, and was later pronounced dead, the sources said. Joseph Elvird, 48, was...
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White Off-Duty New Rochelle Police Detective Charged for Repeatedly Punching, Kicking Helpless Black Man, Grinding Face into Pavement

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — New Rochelle Police Department Detective Michael Vaccaro was charged today by the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office with attempted assault in the third degree in connection with an incident that occurred in New Rochelle on February 15, 2021. “Vaccaro, who was off-duty at the time of...
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Gunman kills woman in confrontation outside her Bronx home, wounds her brother

A gunman killed a 29-year-old woman in a confrontation outside her Bronx home and wounded her brother, police said Thursday. The shooter appeared to be arguing with the 31-year-old brother while his sister, Katherine Diop, was waving a BB gun near E. 194th St. and Marion Ave. in Fordham about 11:20 p.m. Wednesday. The gunman fired, striking Diop in her upper body and her brother numerous times ...
Queens, NYNew York Post

Human leg bone discovered in closet of home in ritzy NYC neighborhood

A human leg bone was found inside the closet of a home in an upscale Queens neighborhood on Wednesday night, police said. The shocking discovery was made just before midnight by a man in his 20s at a residence on Edgerton Boulevard near Henley Road in Jamaica Estates, police and sources said.
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Paterson Times

Paterson man shot multiple times in 17th Avenue shooting

A city man was wounded in a shooting on 17th Avenue late Wednesday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The victim, 30-year-old, arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center via private vehicle seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds. Police believe the victim was shot on 17th Avenue and...
Newark, NJNBC New York

2 Brothers, Age 15 and 22, Identified as Victims of Deadly NJ Crash

Two brothers, one 15 years old, the other 22, have been identified as the victims of a deadly three-vehicle crash in New Jersey, police in Linden said Thursday. Clarence and Manuel Green, both of Newark, were in a Mazda sedan making a U-turn from Interstate 278 when a BMW sedan traveling north on Route 1 collided with it around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.