Staten Island, NYPosted by
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Man, 23, shot dead as he slept in Staten Island

A 23-year-old man was shot dead as he and his girlfriend slept Staten Island early Tuesday, police said. The victim, identified by sources as Francesco Gonzalez, was shot in the face inside the house on Stanley Ave. near Pine St. in Tompkinsville about 2:35 a.m., cops said. The victim’s girlfriend was laying in bed with him but not hurt. Gonzalez died at the scene. Police said it wasn’t clear ...
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Maplewood, NJPosted by

Disgraced New Jersey teacher slammed with suit alleging 'she paid boy student $500 to perform oral sex on her'

Disgraced former New Jersey special ed teacher Nicole Dufault reportedly once paid one of her students $500 to perform oral sex on her, the Toronto Sun reports. Dufault, who has attempted to blame her rampant sexual abuse of her students on brain surgery, has been slapped with a pair of lawsuits from six of the young people she abused in the Orange-Maplewood School District.
Spring Valley, NYPosted by
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New York toddler dies while home alone with 6-year-old, police say

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — A New York mother is behind bars after her toddler son died while he and his 6-year-old sibling were home alone in Spring Valley, authorities said. According to WABC and WNBC, the incident occurred shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday at a Kennedy Drive home. Spring Valley police and fire crews arrived to find the unresponsive 1-year-old boy “trapped between a bed and the wall,” the department said in a Facebook post. Rescuers then freed the toddler and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he died, the post said.
Hoboken, NJPosted by

A gourmet chicken finger eatery is opening its 4th spot in N.J.

Sticky’s Finger Joint, a popular gourmet fried chicken eatery, is opening a fourth New Jersey restaurant. The Manhattan-based chicken finger joint announced in a social media post that it is coming to Hoboken. The restaurant will occupy the space of a shuttered Cluck-U at 112 Washington St., according to Jersey Digs.
New York City, NYPosted by
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Queens New York Woman Sentenced to 198 Months in Prison For Involvement With Weapons of Mass Destruction

A New York woman was sentenced today to 198 months, about 16 and a half years, in prison for her role in planning a terrorist attack in the United States. Noelle Velentzas, 33, of Queens, was convicted of teaching or distributing information pertaining to the making and use of an explosive, destructive device, or weapon of mass destruction in furtherance of a planned federal crime of violence. Co-defendant Asia Siddiqui pleaded guilty on Aug. 23, 2019 and was sentenced to 15 years in prison in January 2020.
Brooklyn, NYNew York Post

At least 11 shot, two killed, during bloody night in NYC

At least 11 people were shot — two fatally — in a bloody night across the five boroughs, cops said. The incidents capped a violent weekend that saw 27 people shot between Friday and Sunday, according to the latest NYPD data. Most recently, a 32-year-old man was blasted in the...
Albany, NYTimes Union

Judge lifts parole for Albany man 'trapped in a cycle'

ALBANY — Stevie Robinson, a member of an Albany family that saw its bustling marijuana enterprise dismantled in a federal criminal case two decades ago, was released from parole supervision recently by a judge who noted Robinson was prosecuted for "a murder he didn't commit" and has been caught in a punitive vortex due to his repeated use of marijuana — a drug that was legalized this year in New York.
New York City, NYPosted by
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New York Woman Purchases $10 Million Lotto Scratch-Off

A New York woman won $10 million off a lotto scratch-off purchased at a local store. Joanne Massarelli of Hyde Park has claimed her $10 million top prize on the 200X Lottery Scratch-off game, New York State Lottery reported late last week. Massarelli purchased the $10 million scratch-off at Smokes 4 Less at 4290 Albany Post Road in Hyde Park.
Paterson, NJPosted by
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Man found beaten to death inside Paterson store

PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that approximately 2:41 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to 434 10th Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey in response to a report of an assault. Upon their arrival, officers located Tremaine Thomas, 43-years-old from Paterson lying inside the store with blunt force injuries.