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18-Year-Old Shot In Head Working At Family Deli In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The search is on for the suspect who shot a teenager inside a Brooklyn deli Saturday. It happened in East Flatbush around 6 p.m. The deli owner told CBS2 his 18-year-old son was working as a cashier at the family business when he was shot in the head. Customers say the workers were friendly and well-known in the community. “I’m surprised, and I’m also not surprised. But for here specifically, I did not expect it to happen, right? I would not expect it to happen because, like, they’re so chill. So to come here and do something like that, that person is really out of their mind to do something like that,” one customer said. The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but has since improved. Police have not released any information on a possible motive. They say they’re looking for two suspects in this case. Editor’s note: This story first appeared on Nov. 27, 2021.
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Food deliveryman slashed, robbed inside Manhattan elevator

A food delivery worker was slashed in the face in an elevator during a robbery in the Lower East Side, according to police. The victim, a 29-year-old man, was approached in the elevator while making a delivery at 78 Ridge Street by two males around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday who slashed him in the face with a boxcutter and stole $200 in cash, cops said.
MANHATTAN, NY
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1 Boy Dead, 3 Others Injured In Quadruple Newark Shooting

A teen was killed and three others were injured in a Newark shooting Saturday, authorities said.A gunman in a car opened fire on Dijba Kaba, 17, and the three other teens, who were also in a car, on the 900 block of Bergen Street around 9 p.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, I…
NEWARK, NJ
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1 dead after gunmen open fire on car in Newark with teenagers inside

One teenager was killed and three others wounded when gunmen opened fire on their moving vehicle in Newark on Saturday night, according to law enforcement officials. Men in another vehicle fired shots and killed 17-year-old Djiba Kaba and injured three others at around 9 p.m. on Saturday, acting Essex County prosecutors said in a statement on Sunday.
NEWARK, NJ

Deli worker, 18, shot in the back of the head in Brooklyn: sources

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — An 18-year-old deli worker was shot in the back of the head during a dispute on Saturday night, police sources said. Two men are wanted in connection with the Nostrand Avenue shooting, which happened around 6:30 p.m. near Avenue D, officials said. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. […]
BROOKLYN, NY
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No bail for mild-mannered NYC bookkeeper charged in naked pal’s death

A mild-mannered Brooklyn bookkeeper was ordered held without bail Sunday in the grisly stabbing death of his naked roommate — as the suspect’s lawyer called his client’s alleged bloody act “an aberration.”. Vito Bauza, 56, is charged with murder for allegedly slashing Ernest Diaz, 40, in a frenzy at the...
BROOKLYN, NY
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Man allegedly gropes teenage girl on Bronx bus

Cops on Sunday night released a picture of a Bronx bus rider who allegedly groped a teenage girl during rush hour last week, police said. The white-bearded suspect allegedly approached a 15-year-old on the BX15 before exposing himself and grabbing her thigh, according to police. He then fled the bus...
BRONX, NY
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NYC man predicts he’ll dodge bail after 3 busts in 36 hours — and he’s right

A Brooklyn homeless man was busted three times in just 36 hours last week, boasting to NYPD cops that he would dodge bail at each turn because he “didn’t have a record.”. Agustin Garcia, 63, was charged with robbing two Manhattan straphangers — wielding a knife against one of them — and stealing a beer from a Bronx bodega in rapid succession, prosecutors and law enforcement sources told The Post.
MANHATTAN, NY
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About 50 families displaced in Hempstead apartment building fire

A candle left burning ignited a predawn fire Friday at a Hempstead apartment building, forcing "numerous" people to flee to their balconies, where they were rescued by some of the more than 100 firefighters who helped extinguish the blaze, officials said. Credit: Howard Schnapp, Paul Mazza.
HEMPSTEAD, NY

Can I collect Social Security from my first husband?

Q. I was married 25 years when my husband passed and I was only 46, which I knew I was too young to collect Social Security from my husband since we didn’t have children, but step-children. So when I turned 60 they said I couldn’t get benefits from my late husband because I got remarried. Is that right?
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Police: 2 Women Killed In Single-Car Crash In North New Hyde Park

NORTH NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two women were killed and a man was critically injured in a single-car crash on Long Island on Sunday morning. Two passengers were ejected from a 2009 Toyota Corolla that overturned against a pole on Marcus Avenue near Union Turnpike in North New Hyde Park just before 7 a.m. Sunday, police said. A 39-year-old woman and a 71-year-old-woman were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, a 41-year-old man, was removed from the car and taken to the hospital in critical condition. Witness Glenn Annesley said the car was speeding when it crashed. “Broadsided the telephone pole, hit the curb and swerved to the right, went on to the grass, went airborne approximately 80 feet into, hit the pole,” Annesley said. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Marcus Stroman likes tweet with ethnic slur

New York Mets fans used to complain about owner Steve Cohen tweeting too much, but Marcus Stroman seems to have surpassed him in that category. Stroman, who is a free agent, recently drew attention for throwing some shade at the Mets over Twitter. He’s publicly vented that he believes the Mets prefer other free agent pitchers over him.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Police Make Arrest After 62-Year-Old Woman Struck In The Head With Rock In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A vigil was held Sunday night outside Elmhurst Hospital for a 62-year-old woman, who is in critical condition after being hit in the head with a rock. Qui-Ying Ma was attacked by a man on Friday morning on 38th Avenue in the North Corona section of Queens. Police arrested 33-year-old Elisaul Perez, who was charged with assault and possession of a weapon. Residents in the area said Perez sleeps in the streets near the victim’s apartment building, and has been known to act out at people in the area. “He have a lot of problems. We have a lot of people around here. He’s screaming a lot,” one resident said. “She’s a very simple and very honest and very kind-ful person. You can show her picture from her eye. You know that,” landlord Yihung Hsieh added. The victim’s landlord said she was cleaning up outside an apartment building he owns when the attack happened. Police have not charged Perez with a hate crime.
QUEENS, NY
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