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NYPD official: SCOTUS gun ruling could turn NY into ‘Wild East’

The Supreme Court ruling striking down a century-old New York gun law will cause the amount of firearms in the hands of “criminals” to skyrocket — turning the Empire State into the “Wild East,” a top police official warned. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller predicted in an interview aired Sunday that the number of people allowed to carry guns in New York City will “surge” as a result of the high court’s decision overturning a law that restricted the carrying of concealed firearms. “The worry here is that they’re going to make this the wild, wild East,” he told “The Cats Roundtable” host John Catsimatidis...

Look: Shirtless Photos Of Saquon Barkley Are Going Viral

Saquon Barkley is embarking on a crucial 2022 campaign. Having once entered the NFL on a seemingly unstoppable path to superstardom, the New York Giants running back has since hit a snag. After injuries limited him to just two games in 2020, he posted an underwhelming 862 scrimmage yards in 13 games last season.

Sleepy Hallow Involved in Restaurant Brawl – Watch

Sleepy Hallow and his entourage were in a wild brawl last week and it was caught on video. In a video that was posted on NYStateOfMind’s Reddit message board, Sleepy Hallow and his crew are arguing with restaurant workers at 1st RND eatery at American Dream, a retail and entertainment complex, in East Rutherford, N.J. Several people are holding Sleepy back as he throws something at one of the employees. When the worker throws a chair back at him, that is when the Brooklyn rapper charges at the man and engaged in serious fisticuffs off camera.
In Style

Julia Fox Made a Case for Two-In-One Fashion with Her Trench Coat and Built-In Crop Top Combo

Julia Fox's latest outfit just took the stress out of getting dressed. On Saturday, the actress made a compelling case for adding pieces to your wardrobe that pull double duty while attending the MADE Class of 2022 show at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City. Dressed in a three-piece burgundy leather set, Fox paired her floor-length trench coat that featured a built-in croc-embossed crop top underneath (connected via a belt above her ribcage) with matching shiny leather trousers. The jacket-top combo not only looked super chic, but also significantly cut down the time of putting together an outfit. A win, win — if you ask us.

Knicks Notes: Brunson, D. Rose, Point Guard Options, Ivey, Draft Night

Derrick Rose may provide one more advantage for the Knicks in their pursuit of free agent Jalen Brunson, writes Zach Braziller of The New York Post. The Mavericks guard already has numerous links to New York, with team president Leon Rose as his former agent and Brunson’s father, Rick, as the team’s newest assistant coach.

Muwaffaq Parkman Commits to Syracuse, Breaks Down Decision

Hillside (NJ) High running back Muwaffaq Parkman has committed to Syracuse on an official visit to Syracuse. Parkman is a speedy running back who also has versatility to potentially play in the slot and also impact the return game. Parkman, listed at 6-0, 180 pounds, is one of the fastest ...

Staten Island elementary school teacher wins NYC’s prestigious Big Apple award

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Shara Breit, an elementary school teacher at PS 11 in Dongan Hills, was one of 20 recipients of this year’s prestigious Big Apple Awards. The awards, which were announced by New York City Schools Chancellor David Banks, celebrate the exemplary performance of public school teachers throughout the city that inspire students, model great teaching, and enrich school communities. The Big Apple Awards is a citywide recognition program celebrating New York City public school teachers, who were directly nominated by district leaders and principals.

Former NJ Transit bus driver sentenced to five years for vehicular homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced June 21 that Fayola Howard, 36, of Bloomfield, a former NJ Transit bus operator, was sentenced to five years in New Jersey State Prison for causing the death of a passenger, Kevin Thomas, 55, of Newark. Superior Court Judge Ronald D. Wigler imposed the sentence on June 20. Under the No Early Release Act, Howard must serve 85 percent of her sentence before she is eligible for parole.

PA Man, 27, Seriously Hurt In Fiery Garden State Parkway Crash

A 27-year-old driver from Allentown, PA was seriously hurt in an early-morning crash on the Garden State Parkway Sunday, June 26, authorities said. Mafer Fermin Pena was rear-ended by an Acura near mile post 137.9 on the northbound side of the highway in Cranford around 4:45 a.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota said.