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2 planes partially collide on tarmac at Newark Airport

NEWARK, N.J. -- There was an accident involving two airplanes at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday.United Airlines says two of its planes made contact on the tarmac before departing.Both aircrafts have been taken out of service to be examined by a maintenance team.Passengers are being put on new flights.No one was hurt.
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NYC overnight shootings leave two dead, including 16-year-old

Two people — including a 16-year-old boy — were killed in separate shootings in Brooklyn overnight, police said. In the latest deadly incident, the 16-year-old was fatally shot in the torso at about 3:15 a.m. Saturday near the corner of Sutter Avenue and Osborn Street in Brownsville, authorities said. Police are investigating whether the teen was the intended target, sources said. A cousin of the victim told detectives the shooting happened after he and the victim decided to walk to a relative’s home on Blake Avenue and cut through the Dr. Green Playground on Sutter Avenue and  Mother Gaston Boulevard, the sources said.  The cousin said that when...
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Police: Child struck by ice cream truck in Brooklyn

NEW YORK -- Police say a child is critically hurt after being struck by an ice cream truck in Brooklyn.It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Hendrix Street in East New York.Police say a 52-year-old man was driving a Mister Softee truck when he struck an 11-year-old riding a bicycle.The child was taken to a local hospital.Right now, investigators don't suspect any criminality.
BROOKLYN, NY

Man gunned down near Brooklyn park

A gunman opened fire Friday on a man on a Brooklyn street, killing him, police said. The 43-year-old victim was on Carroll St. near Rochester Ave. in Crown Heights, a short distance from Lincoln Terrace/Arthur S. Sommers Park, at 9:20 p.m. when the gunman pulled a gun and started blasting away. The victim was hit multiple times in the chest. EMS rushed him to Kings County Hospital, where he ...
BROOKLYN, NY
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3 bodies, including woman stabbed and bound to bed, found in Queens

Police found three dead bodies, including a woman stabbed and bound to a bed, in a Queens home on Friday, sources said. The grisly discovery was made when police responded to a 911 call shortly after 2 p.m. in Jamaica and found the body of a 22-year-old woman lying in a bed on the second floor, according to law enforcement sources. The woman suffered two puncture wounds to the chest. Sources said she was also bound to the bed. Two more bodies were found in the basement — a woman in her 40s who suffered head trauma and a man in his 30s who had puncture wounds to the head and neck, according to police sources. A person of interest, who was at the scene, was taken into custody for questioning, police said. No arrests were immediately made on Friday. Police said the investigation is ongoing.
QUEENS, NY

Teen fatally shot on Brooklyn street corner, police say

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot early Saturday during a clash at a Brooklyn street corner, police said. Cops responding to a call of a person shot around 3:15 a.m. found the victim sprawled out on the street outside Brownsville’s Langston Hughes NYCHA housing complex near Sutter Ave. and Osborn St. The teen had been shot once in the torso, cops said. EMS rushed him to Brookdale Hospital, ...
BROOKLYN, NY

R. Kelly’s summer of reckoning: Convicted singer faces potentially decades in prison in New York, jury trial in Chicago

It’s been nine months since Chicago-born R&B singer R. Kelly was last in a New York courtroom, where he was convicted by a jury after decades of allegations of sexual misdeeds. On that day in late September, Kelly, dressed in a gray suit, remained stoic as the verdict came in: guilty of racketeering conspiracy and eight other counts alleging he used his organization to lure and trap girls, ...
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Paterson man killed in Belle Avenue shooting

A man was shot and killed in a shooting on Belle Avenue early Saturday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. Yeshawn Staggers, 27, of Paterson, was struck by gunfire in the area of 33 Belle Avenue at around 1:10 a.m. He later arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
PATERSON, NJ
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Brooklyn Mom Indicted for Allegedly Beating 9-Year-Old Daughter to Death

The mother of a 9-year-old girl who was found dead inside a Brooklyn apartment was indicted on a slew charges including murder, manslaughter and assault in her daughter's death, the district attorney's office announced. Shemene Cato was arraigned at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday. In addition to murder, manslaughter and...
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3 Found Dead, Including Woman Bound on Bed, Inside Queens Home: Police

Three people were found dead, including a woman who had her hands bound on a bed, inside a Queens home Friday afternoon, according to police. A 22-year-old victim was found unconscious and unresponsive on the bed in a second-floor bedroom on 155th Street in South Jamaica just after 2 p.m., police said. She had two puncture wounds to her chest as her hands were bound together and tape covered her mouth, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Two Passaic City men hurt in Paterson shooting

A pair of men from Passaic City were wounded in a shooting in Paterson early Saturday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The victims, 26 and 19, were struck by gunfire on 5th Avenue and East 11th Street at around 3:45 a.m. The 26-year-old was found at...
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Boy, 16, dies after being shot in Brooklyn, police say

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A teenage boy died after he was found with a gunshot wound in Brooklyn overnight, police said on Saturday. Officers found the 16-year-old victim unresponsive, unconscious and with a gunshot wound on his torso along Sutter Avenue near Osbourne Street at around 3:15 a.m., authorities said. He was taken by EMS […]
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Aaron Boone Reacts To Aaron Judge's Settlement With Yankees

Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees agreed to a one-year, $19 million contract for the 2022 season this Friday. As a result, they avoided their scheduled arbitration hearing. To the surprise of no one, Yankees manager Aaron Boone is happy about this outcome. "I’m pleased," Boone told reporters. "Getting...
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