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NYPD investigating death of woman in Bronx apartment

A woman was found dead on the floor of her Bronx apartment, and police are looking into whether she was the victim of a crime. Police found the 35-year-old woman just before 4:20 p.m. Saturday in her bedroom on Grand Concourse at E. 165th St. in Concourse. Cops found what looked like bruises on her neck, police sources said. The city medical examiner will determine her cause of death. The ...
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Two kids who narrowly escaped death in Bronx shooting traumatized by ordeal, pols say: ‘That little boy won’t leave his dad’s lap’

Two children who miraculously dodged a barrage of bullets and escaped injury during a horrific Bronx shooting were traumatized by the caught-on-video ordeal, the youngsters’ family told elected city officials Sunday. Relatives of Mia, 13, and her brother, Christian, 5, met with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Brooklyn borough president...

Yankees host children who dodged bullets in brazen Bronx shooting

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The New York Yankees lifted the spirits of two children who survived a brush with violence in the Bronx. The brother and sister were guests of the team at Sunday afternoon's game against the Oakland A's. The special treat comes just days after the siblings dodged...
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Gunman arrested after firing at transit cops in NYC

A gunman was arrested after firing his weapon at NYPD transit cops pursuing him outside of a Harlem subway station on Sunday night, police said. The chaos unfolded after officers saw the suspect shoot at a group of people on street level near the 125th Street station on the No. 2/3 line at about 9:45 p.m., according to cops.
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Man in wheelchair shot on NYC street

A wheelchair-bound man was grazed by a stray bullet in Brooklyn Saturday night. The 32-year-old victim was sitting outside on Sterling Place in Weeksville around 10 p.m. when shots rang out, law enforcement sources said. The man reported pain in his left cheek and was taken to Kings County Hospital...
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'It lessens my bills': $500 payments tested in upstate N.Y.

Annette Steele isn't destitute or unemployed. But for a year she'll be receiving $500 per month in no-strings-attached payments as part of an experimental universal basic income program in upstate New York. Places from Compton, California, to Richmond, Virginia, are trying out guaranteed income programs, which gained more attention after...
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The NY race that could determine Trump's fate

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Bobby Shmurda Spends Father's Day Handing Out Free Food, Toys & More

Bobby Shmurda celebrated Father's Day by giving out free food at The Win Shelter in Brooklyn in New York City. The Caribbean-inspired menu included jerk salmon, curried chickpeas, stew chicken, mac and cheese, scrambled eggs, mixed veggies, fried chicken wings, waffles, and more. According to a press release, the event...
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Why Was Marijuana Falling From the Sky Over This New York Street?

It was some peoples' lucky day, as police say a garbage bag full of weed came raining down from the sky onto a sidewalk in one New York neighborhood. Well, lucky for everyone except the guy who was allegedly just robbed that is. Investigators say a drug deal gone bad is to blame for the curious case of "green rain" in Sunset Park. Now, officials are looking for answers over who did this.
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Sharpton and other black leaders attack Wiley’s diversity record

The Rev. Al Sharpton has decided not to endorse in the hotly contested 2021 NYC mayoral primary race, but just two days before the June 22 election he’s criticizing frontrunner Maya Wiley’s diversity record. When Wiley left the de Blasio administration in 2016 — where she served as both Hizzoner’s...
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Young women hit by errant bullets in NYC

A 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman were shot in Manhattan Saturday night after being caught in the crossfire between two feuding groups. Both teenagers were shot in the leg when gunfire rang out in Harlem River Park at 2nd Avenue and East 128th Street in Spanish Harlem around 10 p.m., cops said.