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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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Huge party on N.J. beach broken up by cops

A large Jersey Shore beach party was broken up by police Saturday evening. Social media posts showed a crowd of several hundred attendees on the beach, boardwalk, and streets of Long Branch, near its popular Pier Village shopping area, Saturday afternoon. The gathering was promoted on social media platforms Snapchat and TikTok as a “beach party,” and attendees were advised to bring their own alcohol and marijuana.
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The NY race that could determine Trump's fate

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Long Branch,

Beach party shut down after thousands gather; 4 arrests

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a beach party that drew thousands to a New Jersey shore city prompted officials to shut the event down and resulted in four arrests. The public safety director's office of Long Branch said in a Facebook post Sunday that a social media post started the gathering along the beachfront around Pier Village Saturday night and attracted “what turned out to be thousands of young people."

NYPD: Woman sexually assaulted, robbed at gunpoint in Queens

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – A man sexually assaulted and robbed a woman at gunpoint in Queens, police said Sunday as they searched for a suspect. The 31-year-old woman was attacked near 78th Street and Roosevelt Avenue on the border of Elmhurst and Jackson Heights around 2:15 a.m. Friday, police said.
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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...
Bronx, NYNew York Post

Jeep plows into family on Bronx sidewalk in suspected targeted attack

A Jeep mowed down six family members on a Bronx sidewalk early Sunday, leaving one woman in critical condition — in what the victims believe was a targeted attack, according to police. The gray Jeep mounted the sidewalk at 170 Street and Sheridan Avenue near Grant Park in Claremont just...
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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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Paterson man wounded in Ellison Street shooting

A city man was wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The victim, 45-year-old, was standing with a group of people on Ellison Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard at around 5:04 a.m. when an unknown gunman shot him. He was rushed to Saint...
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Weehawken man charged with killing his girlfriend: prosecutor

A 22-year old Weehawken man has been charged with murdering his 24-year-old girlfriend Saturday, Weehawken’s first homicide in 15 years. Joseph Palacios was arrested just before 10 p.m. after he barricaded himself in an apartment of a family member on 33rd Street in Union City threatening to harm himself, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
Long Branch,

HAPPENING NOW: Rioting going on in Pier Village, Long Branch; Avoid area [VIDEO]

Hundreds have taken to the streets in Pier Village to riot – though the reason is unknown at this time. Developing. This content, and any other content on TLS, may not be republished or reproduced without prior permission from TLS. Copying or reproducing our content is both against the law and against Halacha. To inquire about using our content, including videos or photos, email us at
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Bullet fired into Brooklyn synagogue: cops

A bullet was fired through the window of a Brooklyn synagogue Saturday, sources said. The round ripped into the Kahl-Zichron-Mordechai Synagogue on Nostrand Avenue in Midwood shortly before 3 p.m., according to surveillance video reviewed by police. The bullet hole in the first-floor window was spotted around 10 p.m., the...