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Tow truck driver shot in the head in the Bronx, cops say

A man who was operating a tow truck in the Bronx was in critical condition after he was shot in the head Sunday morning, cops said. The 35-year-old man was at Bruckner Boulevard and 141st Street when he was struck by a bullet around 1 a.m., cops said. Photographs of the crime scene show police officers shining flashlights into the cab of a red tow truck that had a minivan on its tow hook. It wasn’t immediately clear how many shots were fired, but multiple yellow evidence markers had been placed on the street. The man was taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition, cops said. Police said they didn’t have a motive for the shooting and were unable to confirm that the man was driving the tow truck.
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Wild hit-and-run shatters outdoor NYC restaurant space

An SUV plowed through an outdoor dining structure and hit multiple vehicles in Manhattan on Saturday night – before its driver ditched the vehicle and limped away, witnesses said. The red Nissan Murano crashed into two cars then came to a rest on 111th Street between Second and Third avenues after it crashed into a gray Honda CRV, and became wedged underneath the Honda, whose rear end dangled in the air, photos of the aftermath showed. The unidentified driver plowed through coffee shop Dell’Aria’s dining structure, leaving glass strewn on the scene. The abandoned Nissan had 23 violations in the city, including...

Irvington Seniors Win National Merit Recognition

Three Irvington High School seniors, Ryan Liu, James Oley and Seungchan Yun, have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists for 2023, placing them among the top students nationwide who have an opportunity to continue in the competition for scholarships that will be offered next the spring. An additional 13 Irvington...

Man fatally shot in the head in Hunts Point, police say

HUNTS POINT, The Bronx (PIX11) — A man was fatally shot in the head in the Bronx early Sunday morning, police said. Authorities found the 45-year-old victim near 673 Hunts Point Rd. in Hunts Point at around 12:15 a.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police did not provide any other details about the […]

Mt. Hope: Two Sought following Robbery of 64-Year-Old Man

The two men seen in the attached photo are sought for questioning by the NYPD in connection to a robbery that occurred in the vicinity of Mt. Hope. Police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals or the vehicle. It was reported to police in the...

Victim attacked with chair outside NYC pizzeria says it will change his life

A lifelong New Yorker who had a chair hurled at him by a maniac outside a Hell’s Kitchen pizzeria said he’s now afraid to go out at night. Vincent Buccino, 64, was sitting outside Amore Pizza Cafe on West 58th Street and Ninth Avenue and chatting on his phone after taking a nighttime walk around his neighborhood when a man yelled out “Bitch!” and randomly chucked the chair at his head. Buccino, a retiree who suffers from high blood pressure and kidney disease, blocked his head and dropped his phone, giving his attacker the chance to run off with it. Buccino, meanwhile,...

NYC pain management doctor allegedly assaulted woman

A Manhattan pain management doctor was the one inflicting the suffering when he allegedly assaulted a woman and tossed her cellphone out a 30th floor window, authorities said. JeanJacques “Jack” Mbabuike, 38, was arrested Aug. 29, at a luxury building on Sixth Avenue and West 27th Street in Chelsea, according to the NYPD and a criminal complaint. He was also charged that day with a November 2021 incident when he was accused of pushing a woman to the ground, documents show. The victim in both instances was his girlfriend at the time and she was treated at a hospital for bruises after the...

Exclusive New York restaurant evacuated after fire at historic ferry terminal

A small fire on the roof of Casa Cipriani at the historic Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan sent a dark plume of smoke above the ferry plaza on Saturday.The New York City Fire Department responded to a fire inside an air-conditioning unit on the roof of the exclusive club and dining destination on the top floor of the 47-room Casa Cipriani hotel at roughly 3.51pm on 24 September.Some flames extended from the unit to an adjoining machinery room, according to a department spokesperson, and eagle-eyed New Yorkers posted videos across social media showing the smoke billowing above lower Manhattan.Video taken...

Who are the Top Workplaces 59 winners? A close-up look at the list

The 59 winners on the Hearst Connecticut Media Top Workplaces list for 2022 are, as usual, heavy on services: health care, finance, law and business and social services. That reflects the Connecticut economy and it reflects the kinds of companies that tend to compete well in the employee experience. That’s...
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NY man accused of swindling $500,000 from Greenwich woman

GREENWICH — A man described in a recent magazine article as "the Worst Boyfriend on the Upper East Side" based on a reported serial history of romance, fraud and theft is now facing a felony charge in Connecticut alleging he stole $500,000 from a 75-year-old Greenwich woman. Nelson Counne,...