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Teaneck Democrats under fire for anti-Hindu resolution

The Teaneck Democratic organization is in the crosshairs of state and national Indian American leaders after they passed a controversial resolution that potentially divides New Jersey’s Hindu and Muslim communities by labeling some U.S.-based Hindu organizations as foreign hate groups. Alexandra Soriano-Taveras, the Teaneck Democratic municipal chairman is now...
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North Jersey Restaurant Has Best Paella in State

The folks at Yelp have shared a list of the Best paella across every state and province in the US and Canada (Read List). In highlighting the “signature dish” that originated in Spain, that “has united families and loved ones” for “centuries”. The list...
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Tow-truck driver shot in the head in Bronx, cops say

A Bronx tow-truck driver is fighting for his life after being shot in the head Sunday morning, cops said. The 35-year-old victim was at Bruckner Boulevard and 141st Street when he was struck by a bullet around 1 a.m., cops said. The motive for the shooting is unclear. Photographs of the crime scene show police officers shining flashlights into the cab of the red tow truck, which had a minivan on its tow hook. It wasn’t immediately clear how many shots were fired, but multiple yellow evidence markers were placed on the street. The man was taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition, cops said.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in NJ high school athlete’s death

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A judge has allowed a man to plead guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the shooting death of a New Jersey high school soccer player despite pleas from the victim’s family that the proposed 15-year sentence was too lenient. Yohan Hernandez, 21, of Newark was charged with murder in the slaying of […]

NYC woman killed by hit-and-run driver after falling out of boyfriend’s car

A woman who was trying to get into her boyfriend’s car in Brooklyn on Sunday fell to the ground when he began driving away – and was fatally struck by a second vehicle, cops said. The 46-year-old woman was climbing into the rear passenger seat of the Jeep Cherokee at St. John’s Place and Rochester Avenue in Crown Heights when her beau pulled out, causing her to fall to the street, cops said.  The 48-year-old boyfriend didn’t realize his girlfriend was trying to get into the car, cops said. She was then struck by an SUV that was traveling on St. Johns Place, cops said. The SUV driver fled after hitting her, police said.  Previous 1 of 3 Next The woman was taken to Kings County Hospital and declared dead, according to police.  Police are looking for the SUV driver.

‘What’s up with the watch?’: NYC robbery duo swipes man’s $35K timepiece

Video footage captures robbers stealing a man’s $35,000 watch in Chelsea while the victim futilely tries to run away, cops say.  The creeps approached the 55-year-old victim around 10 p.m. Aug. 29 at 235 Ninth Ave., with one of the suspects lifting his shirt and acting as if he had a gun in his waistband, police said.  “What’s up with the watch?” the robber asked of the victim’s Cartier timepiece, according to police. It was unclear if the suspect actually had a gun, police said. The victim ran to the intersection of West 24th Street and Ninth Avenue to try to flee, but the robbers chased him, and a second suspect yanked the watch off the victim’s left wrist. The suspects then fled in a black sedan that was last seen traveling southbound on Ninth Avenue. The victim did not suffer any injuries.  Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.  All calls are strictly confidential.

Authorities ID Man, 28, Shot Dead In Hoboken

A 28-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday, Sept. 25 in Hoboken, authorities said. Christopher Garcia, of Hoboken, was found with a gunshot wound to the torso near 560 Marshall Drive around 3:25 a.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. He was taken to Jersey City Medical Center where...

Construction worker dies at Robbinsville, NJ temple raided by FBI, cops say

ROBBINSVILLE — A construction worker has died at a Hindu temple that was raided by the FBI last year and accused in a lawsuit of human trafficking and labor violations. The 57-year-old man from Hillside was dead when first responders arrived at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday, according to Robbinsville police. An investigation found that a construction accident had occurred at the rear of the property where curbing was being installed.
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7 Cars Smashed, Outdoor Dining Shed Destroyed in Wake of NYC Car Crash

At least four people were hurt and half a dozen cars damaged in a particularly destructive late-night crash in Manhattan on Saturday, according to authorities. A preliminary investigation suggests the initial crash happened around 10:15 p.m. along East 111th Street in East Harlem, police said. Within minutes, the driver of a red Nissan would be fleeing on foot leaving a trail of destruction behind.

One killed and 5 others hurt in shootings across NYC

One person was killed and five others were wounded, including two teenagers, in a wild night of gun violence in the Big Apple Saturday. The carnage began in the afternoon when a male gunshot victim walked into Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, according to law enforcement sources. Later Saturday night, a 14-year-old boy was shot in the back outside of the James Weldon Johnson Houses houses on Lexington Ave. in East Harlem around 8:10 p.m., police said. He was transported to Harlem Hospital and was listed in stable condition, cops said. Police are investigating whether the teen was targeted or struck by a stray...

Early Morning Shooting Reported in Greenville

A man was apparently shot early this morning in Greenville. A radio report indicated that at approximately 3 a.m. a man was shot in the vicinity of Cherry’s Lounge, which is located at 102 Martin Luther King Boulevard. The injuries were reported to be non-life-threatening. The Jersey City Times...

‘Raise the Age’ law is clearly behind soaring NYC teen shootings

In 2017, the Legislature raised the age of criminal responsibility to 18; now a bombshell NYPD analysis reveals that the number of teen shooters and victims in NYC has tripled in the five years since. The Raise the Age law made it nearly impossible to prosecute 16- and 17-year-olds as adults, sending them instead to the Family Court system, which was utterly unprepared to handle the significant numbers of “hard cases,” and still is. Not by coincidence, just 9.2% of the shooters nabbed-or-named by the NYPD in the first eight months of 2017 were under-18s. In same period in 2022, it was...

Three men shot, one fatally, on Brooklyn street

Three men were shot, one fatally, on a Brooklyn street early Sunday, police said. The victims were standing near the corner of Ashford and Fulton Sts. in Cypress Hills when shots rang out about 3:25 a.m., cops said. One of the men, shot in the chest, died of his wounds, at Brookdale University Hospital. Cops were working to identify him. A 35-year-old man was blasted in the back, and a ...