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Upper East Side shooting – live: Victim identified as her baby’s father sought as person of interest

The young mother who was shot and killed while pushing her baby in a stroller in New York City has been identified as 20-year-old Azsia Johnson – as police are now searching for the infant’s father as a person of interest in her slaying.Ms Johnson – an aspiring nurse and mother-of-two – was walking with her three-month-old child near 95th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at around 8.30pm on Wednesday night.Police said a hooded gunman approached from behind and fired a single shot to her head at point-blank range, killing her. The baby was unharmed.The victim’s family reportedly told investigators that Ms Johnson was planning to meet the baby’s father that night.He had allegedly assaulted her while she was pregnant and the family say they had filed multiple reports to the NYPD.The NYPD has refused to confirm the baby’s father is the person of interest but said investigators are exploring domestic violence as a possible motive.The shooting unfolded in one of the city’s most affluent neighbourhoods and just blocks from a playground, just days after the Supreme Court loosened gun laws across the US.
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Lil Tjay Reportedly Making ‘Significant Progress’ Toward Recovery After Being Shot

Lil Tjay is reportedly showing promising signs of recovery after being shot earlier this month in New Jersey. Per TMZ, Tjay is now making “significant progress” toward recovery. More specifically, the publication said Thursday, he is “awake and alert” and is able to speak on his own. In fact, the outlet’s sources claim when hospital personnel took out his breathing tube, 21-year-old Tjay’s voice sounded the same as it did prior to the shooting.

Shake Shack announces two new New Jersey locations

Shake Shack, which already has 13 Garden State locations, is planning on adding at least two more. The new locations announced this week will be in Edison and Jersey City. The company announced that the Edison store will be in the Menlo Park Mall across from Seasons 52. Its planned opening date is Dec. 3, according to

New York resident wins $1K a week for life

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (WWTI) — The New York Lottery announced that one second-prize ticket was sold for the June 25 CASH4LIFE drawing. According to the NY Lottery, the ticket was sold at 4th Ave Snack Plus located at 73 South Fourth Avenue in Mount Vernon. The ticket was worth a guaranteed $1,000 a week for […]

New and Exciting Restaurants to Check Out in Jersey City

Known as being one of the most diverse cities in the country, Jersey City is home to a rich and exciting culinary scene where new restaurants and cafes open up all the time. Last year saw an impressive lineup of new kitchens. From popular breakfast cafe The Cottage to Italian sit-down restaurant Chickies. Here are 7 new Jersey City restaurants worth checking out.

Norwalk Aquarium Offers Fireworks, other Cruises throughout the Summer

Enjoy special on-the-water views of the upcoming holiday fireworks display in Norwalk from aboard the research vessel of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, just one of many memorable cruises onto Long Island Sound offered by the Aquarium this summer. The Aquarium’s Fireworks Cruise on Sun., July 3 departs at 7:45...

Pine Island dog wins big at Westminster Dog Show

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – A Pine Island dog takes home tops honors at the 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. GCHG CH Ciara N’ Honeygait Belle of the Ball CGC, or Belle, is a four year old English Setter and has been competing in dog shows since she was six and a half months old.

New Upscale Kosher Restaurant in NYC, from Barnea Bistro: Bonito

NYC’s newest kosher high-end eatery is Bonito, which opened earlier this Spring in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. Operated by the same owner as Barnea Bistro, Bonito offers upscale cuisine with a range of global flavors including Italian and Japanese among others. The menu at Bonito is small and...

Another Bear Sighting in Fishkill and Wappingers Falls Area

While black bears do exist in many areas of the Hudson Valley, many residents would never expect to see one walking through their neighborhood. Black bears have always been a mainstay in rural areas of the Hudson Valley. Every once in a while you'll hear a crazy story about one of these massive creatures making their way into a more populated area of the region, but those incidents seem to be few and far between.

Stamford Resident Wins $825,000 State Lottery Prize

A Fairfield County resident has claimed an $825,000 lottery prize. Connecticut Lottery announced on Tuesday, June 21, that an unnamed Stamford resident won a 200X lottery prize. The winning ticket was purchased at Newfield Petro Corp., which is located at 582 Newfield Ave. in Stamford, CT Lottery announced. to sign...

Best of Westchester: Shopping

As apparel trends have become more casual over the last few years due to the pandemic, a simple and special way to glam up an outfit is with bling. For new sparkle, pop over to the only local presence of this revered national chain offering fine jewelry (and diamonds galore!). Walking down the aisle imminently? You can say “I Do” with Daussi, donning a selection from a timeless collection of (house label) engagement rings and wedding bands.