Nassau County,

Nassau County on LI considers letting police sue protesters

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Lawmakers in Nassau County are set to vote Monday on a proposal that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages. The bill would make police officers and other first responders a protected class under the county’s Human Rights Law, which currently bars discrimination based on race, religion, gender and sexual orientation, Newsday reported.
New York City, NYWPTV

House explodes in upstate New York

An explosion destroyed a lake home in upstate New York, injuring one person nearby. No one was at home at the time of the blast on Friday afternoon. The explosion damaged at least 10 other homes nearby. Debris was found 300 to 400 feet out into First Lake in the...
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NYC Man fatally shot during clash on Bronx street

A Staten Island man died early Saturday after he was repeatedly shot in the back during a clash on a Bronx street, police said. Jordan Rodriguez was on Third Ave. near E. 163rd St. in Morrisania when he got into an argument with another man at 3:15 a.m., cops said. During the argument, the other man pulled a gun and opened fire, hitting Rodriguez, 28 in the back, police said. EMS rushed ...
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Two men stabbed in Manhattan brawl

Two men were stabbed during a violent brawl in Manhattan’s Flatiron District early Saturday, police said. The victims, both 23, were on W. 21st St. at Sixth Ave. just before 4 a.m. when they got into an argument with a group of men, cops said. The fight became physical and one of the men pulled a knife and knifed both victims, authorities said. Cops found one of the men stabbed in the chest, ...
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Law & Crime

Former Elementary School ‘Sexual Education’ Teacher, 70, Faces Child Enticement, Pornography Charges After Citizen Advocate’s Video Sting Operation

A former self-proclaimed “sexual education” teacher who worked for more than two decades in a Maryland elementary school is charged federally with enticing a minor and possessing child pornography after a video sting operation by an advocacy group ended with an arrest. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the...
New York City, NYNEWS10 ABC

WATCH: Wild brawl breaks out at NYC pizza shop

NEW YORK (PIX11.KTLA) — A popular Brooklyn pizzeria became the scene of a wild brawl earlier in July, leaving at least two men injured and one man facing charges, the NYPD said Tuesday. The Rockland County man who was arrested said it all stemmed from drunk customers harassing a woman...
New York City, NYNew York Post

Russians hacked 27 US attorney offices, including SDNY

Russian hackers breached the Microsoft email accounts used by 80 percent of the staffers in New York’s four US attorney offices last year, the Justice Department said. Large numbers of staff were hit in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, which handle some of the most high-profile cases in the country, including ongoing probes of former President Trump and his attorney, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
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CBS New York

Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Shooting In Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A man is facing charges after he allegedly shot and killed a woman in Jersey City. Officers were sent to Grant Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive for a report of shots fired just before 1 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they found 30-year-old Felicia Stewart suffering from at least one gunshot wound to her back. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The Hudson County prosecutor’s office says 26-year-old Mark Stewart turned himself in to police around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. He was arrested and is facing aggravated manslaughter and weapons possession charges. According to officials, the victim and the suspect are not related.
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Lighting the Park for Dominique Alexander

Trigger Warning: Mention of violence, death, and lynching to a BIPOC individual. On June 9, 2020, a pedestrian found 27-year-old Dominique Alexander hanging on a tree in Fort Tryon Park. Given a long history of lynching in the U.S., coupled with the hanging of Robert Fuller in California a few days earlier and the fact that nooses were found in Van Cortlandt Park, many speculated that Alexander – who went by the nickname “Domo”– had been lynched. After conducting a 66-minute investigation, local authorities declared Alexander’s death a hanging by suicide. The quick investigation left his family and community members confused and full of questions.
Manhattan, NYNew York Post

Two people stabbed in overnight Chelsea street brawl

A man trying to “calm” a squabble between two groups was one of two people stabbed in an early Saturday brawl in Manhattan, police said. The bloodshed occurred at around 4 a.m. Saturday at Sixth Avenue and West 21st Street in Chelsea, authorities said. One of the victims unsuccessfully tried...

4 firefighters among 8 hurt in Bronx apartment fire

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Eight people, including four firefighters, were injured in a fire at a Bronx apartment building on Saturday morning, the FDNY said. The fire broke out shortly before 8:30 a.m. at a six-story apartment building on Creston Avenue in Mount Hope. Citizen App video shows an...
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Hudson Valley Post

Lower Hudson Valley Man Arrested, As Insane Brawl Breaks Out at New York Pizzeria

It must be the summer heat, cause it seems people have just lost their minds. You may have seen this out-all brawl break loose recently at New York pizzeria, as staff and customers threw down behind the counter. The footage of the scuffle was first posted on Reddit, but quickly went viral all over the internet, as it's one of the wilder fights we've seen in a while. FOX says one lower Hudson Valley man from West Nyack was arrested and charged with assault after the incident.