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Bronx woman with no criminal history charged with murder for September bar fight shooting

A woman with no criminal history has been charged with murder for a September shooting that stemmed from a Bronx bar fight, police said Thursday. Melissa Bell, 32, was nabbed Wednesday and charged with murder, manslaughter and gun possession in the Sept. 4 shooting. Her accomplice is still being sought. The shooting stemmed from an argument inside a bar that spilled out onto the street ...
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Meet a Miracle: Man With Trisomy 13 to Celebrate 20th Birthday

May 19, 2022 – When you speak to Santiaga Nunez, right away, you can sense her deep and unwavering devotion to her son, Lloyd Tyler Rochez, born on July 13, 2002 with trisomy 13, a genetic disorder that can involve severe learning problems and health woes that affect nearly every organ.
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Distraught father of slain 11-year-old cries out in pain at memorial: ‘Who’s next?’

The inconsolable father of an 11-year-old girl who was gunned down by a stray bullet in the Bronx this week cried out in pain and anger at a memorial Wednesday — asking repeatedly, “Who’s next?” “My baby’s dead, that’s what I gotta say,” Sokpini Tay said during a heart-wrenching outburst at the remembrance event outside the nail salon where young Kyhara Tay was killed Monday. “Who’s next? Before we do anything, before we say anything, who’s next?” he shouted through tears. “My daughter would’ve said. If she knew who did it she would have talked, she would have found out who did...

Police seek suspect who sexually assaulted 14-year-old boy, 19-year-old man in the Bronx

NEW YORK - Police want your help finding a man they say sexually assaulted a boy and a young man in the Bronx this month. The first incident took place on May 1 at 11:20 p.m. near Eastchester Road and Burke Avenue. Police say the suspect approached a 19-year-old man and pulled out a knife. He then demanded the victim's phone, and forced him to perform a sex act. The victim resisted, and the suspect took off, police said. The second incident took place on May 14 at around 4 p.m. near East 229th Street and Schieffelin Place. This time, the target was a 14-year-old boy. Again, the suspect pulled out a knife, stole the victim's phone, and then sexually assaulted the victim, who was hospitalized in stable condition. Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.  

Tractor-Trailer Crash Involving 4 Cars Takes Down Traffic Signal On Route 10 (DEVELOPING)

A tractor-trailer crash involving four other vehicles brought down a traffic signal on Route 10 in Morris County, developing reports say. The signal at Route 10 and Canfield Avenue in Randolph was taken down following a tractor-trailer collision with four other cars shortly before 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, according to initial and unconfirmed reports.

Mark Canha’s wife posts hilarious GIF after he gets hit by pitch against Cardinals

Mark Canha’s wife, Marci, wasn’t happy after the Mets outfielder was hit in the ribs by a 98 mph Jordan Hicks pitch during Wednesday’s 11-4 win over the Cardinals. Moments after Canha was visibly angered by being drilled in the bottom of the third, his wife took to Twitter to share a GIF from the television show “Friends,” that showed Rachel Green (played by Jennifer Aniston) pumping her fists while being held back by Ross Gellar (David Schwimmer). Mets fans supported Marci’s tweet and expressed their own frustration on Twitter about New York players getting hit by pitches this season—Pete Alonso,...

Amazon Fresh is finally coming to NJ, and they’re hiring

I know that people have varying opinions about Amazon. Some people think of them as pure evil, and some people think of them as a necessary evil. I don’t care if Jeff Bezos runs the world for all the conveniences that he has provided me with since the beginning of Amazon. So I’m one of those people that is so excited to shop at an Amazon Fresh store.

Parents of wounded Staten Island EMT speak out: ‘Worst phone call’

The mother of a Staten Island EMT who was shot in his ambulance by a deranged drunk railed about her son’s close call — saying it was “the worst phone call a mom could get.” “How does my son get SHOT doing his job trying to help people?” Kathy Rowan McMahon, the mother of wounded EMT Richard McMahon, posted on Facebook Thursday. “The worst phone call a Mom could get,” she wrote. “Thankfully he’ll be ok!!” She added that her son “has the biggest heart and compassion for his job and patients!!” Rowan McMahon told one commenter that her son “thankfully twisted his...