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Multiple NYC shootings leave 1 dead, 8 wounded overnight

At least nine people were shot — one fatally — in the city’s latest round of gun violence overnight, cops said. The gunplay erupted in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx, where an unidentified man was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Southern Boulevard, near Kelly Street in Woodstock shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday, cops said.
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Queens man claimed to be NYPD officer during LI traffic stop: police

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A Queens man was arrested for allegedly impersonating an NYPD housing officer during a Long Island traffic stop. Police said Dion Barnes, 33, was pulled over on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont shortly before 5 p.m. Friday after officers noticed a temporary Texas dealer registration on the Audi he was driving wasn’t displayed properly, Nassau County police said.
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NYC’s outrageous failure to offer decent public-school options

It’s the ultimate admission of failure when teachers at your kids’ public school tell you that if you want better for your child, you need to go somewhere else. And it’s the ultimate disgrace when the mayor is using his power over the schools to . . . give you fewer places to flee to.
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VIDEO: 3 vehicles catch fire, sending plume of smoke over Queens

NEW YORK (AP) — Three vehicles caught fire in Long Island City on Friday, throwing up a plume of smoke that was visible from other boroughs. In footage posted on social media and Citizen App, emergency crews can be seen dousing one of the cars with water, and several explosions can be heard as the fire appears to spread to other cars.
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ARRESTED: Man who allegedly raped woman in Queens alley in custody

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A man who allegedly dragged a woman into a Queens alleyway and raped her last year has been arrested, the NYPD said. Rony Lopez Alvarez, 38, of Clayton County, Georgia, was arrested and charged with rape, robbery criminal sexual act, kidnapping and sex abuse last week, police said Friday.
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Human leg bone discovered in closet of home in ritzy NYC neighborhood

A human leg bone was found inside the closet of a home in an upscale Queens neighborhood on Wednesday night, police said. The shocking discovery was made just before midnight by a man in his 20s at a residence on Edgerton Boulevard near Henley Road in Jamaica Estates, police and sources said.
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Queens Proud Boys supporter busted for threatening Georgia Sen. Warnock couldn’t get ride to Capitol riot: feds

A Queens Proud Boys supporter arrested in January for making online threats against Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock was all set to attend the Capitol riot with other Trump supporters — but couldn’t get a ride down to D.C., prosecutors said Thursday. Eduard Florea’s wife, Joni Florea, told prosecutors that her husband was in a “frenzy” to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6., and even got dressed in a ...
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Gov. Cuomo closing some mass vaccination sites as COVID fight shifts gears

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will close several mass vaccination sites now that over 70 percent of adult New Yorkers have received at least one COVID-19 shot. Upstate locations at Corning, Oneonta, Potsdam and York College in Jamaica, Queens will close on Monday, June 21 as the state starts to “downscale” larger sites and instead “shift their resources for localized vaccination efforts.”