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Lady Gaga Turns Heads In NYC Strutting Around In Oversized Platform Boots & Elegant Black Dress

Lady Gaga rocked some very formidable platform shoes while in New York this week. See the fierce look. Allow Lady Gaga to make the case for oversized, sky-high platform boots. The “Shallow” singer, real name Stefani Germanotta, 35, was photographed leaving Highline Studios in New York on Monday, July 26 in a stylish black slip dress — and she accessorized with the most formidable pair of shoes.
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Brooklyn, NYNew York Post

Would-be Brooklyn robber loses his shorts — then leaves empty-handed

A would-be Brooklyn robber not only left empty handed after his victim repeatedly fought him off — but also briefly lost his shorts amid the struggle. The caught-on-camera confrontation unfolded as the suspect tried to steal money from a 25-year-old man on 54th Street near 7th Avenue in Sunset Park at about 2:40 p.m. on July 12, according to police.
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NYPD: 2 cops injured in Midland Beach crash that flipped police vehicle Monday afternoon

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Two NYPD officers were injured Monday afternoon after their patrol vehicle flipped in Midland Beach, police said. The incident, which happened around 2 p.m. near Father Capodanno Boulevard and Seaview Avenue, occurred when a cop driving the NYPD vehicle struck a median, flipping the squad car onto its side, according to an NYPD spokesman.
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New York City,

Gun violence takes a heavy toll on Bronx family

NEW YORK - The heartbroken parents of a 22-year-old man murdered on the Fourth of July and who also had another son shot and wounded just days later are speaking out. They say they pray no other family suffers from the deadly gun violence that's forced them to flee from their home out of fear for their safety.
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3 Hospitalized After Crash Involving Firetruck In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three people were hospitalized Monday after a crash involving a firetruck and a car in Brooklyn. It happened just before 8 p.m. at the intersection of South 9th Street and Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. All three patients were in the car that was struck, according to the FDNY. There was no immediate word on their conditions.

Undocumented Workers in NY Can Soon Apply for $15.6K Aid Payment

Help is near for undocumented workers in Brooklyn, but the details are still being worked out. Starting in early August, undocumented workers in New York can start their applications for an aid payment of $15,600 or $3,200, minus tax. Scroll down for details on how to apply. The payments will...
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New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor De Blasio Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — City Hall is getting tough on those who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday issued a mandate that municipal workers either get a COVID vaccine or be subject to weekly testing, CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reported. It applies to all of the city’s roughly 400,000 employees, including those in the Department of Education, NYPD and the FDNY. “This is about what we need to do to bring back New York City. This is about keeping people safe,” de Blasio said. Starting Sept. 13, everyone must either be vaccinated or tested once a week for COVID. “This means everybody. This...
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ATF working with NYPD to fight gun violence in NYC

NEW YORK — While gun violence is up in NYC, so is enforcement and intelligence, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Agents are focused on tracking down shooters who are connected to multiple crimes, something they’ve seen an increase of, ATF NY’s Assistant Special Agent in Charge Daryl McCormick said. A new partnership between the federal agency and the NYPD was launched to get guns off city streets.
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I Would Be Wary of Every Crack in the Sidewalk If I Wore Lady Gaga's Sky-High Stiletto Boots

Leave it to Lady Gaga to wear 9-inch heels around the NYC streets without a care for a crack in the sidewalk. The "Rain on Me" singer has been turning the Big Apple into her personal runway with endless high fashion outfits that combine old Hollywood glamour with her standout signature style. Recently, she made an appearance in Manhattan that gives your average little black dress outfit a run for its money.
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New York City Nightlife Advisory Board Suggests Legalized Drinking In Public Parks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Suggestions from New York City’s Nightlife Advisory Board include legalized drinking in public parks and allowing bars to stay open until 4 a.m. While the recommendations are creating a buzz, not everyone is ready to toast the proposals, CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reported Monday. Public parks have been a refuge, especially during the pandemic. A recent proposal suggests they could be places for nightlife to extend beyond bars and clubs. “Think of if you’re in Central Park or another area and you open up a bottle of wine. Technically, you’re not allowed to do that,” said Andrew Rigie, chair of...
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Gov. Cuomo Casts Doubt On Independent Investigators Hired To Probe Misconduct Allegations; ‘New Yorkers Will Be Shocked’

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo struck a defiant tone Monday when asked about the probe into his alleged misconduct. He said New Yorkers will be “shocked” when it’s over. Meanwhile, Republicans are pushing for a vote to remove him from office, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported. “I am eager for the truth to come out here, and New Yorkers will be shocked,” Cuomo said. “Look at who the independent investigators are.” The governor dropped many hints, but offered few details as he raised doubts about the probe into misconduct allegations against him. “Is this all happening in a politicized system? Yes, that is...