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57 min ago | Townhall
Alas, gun control groups seem to have moved away from so-called assault weapons bans for reasons pro-Second Amendment groups have espoused for months; they're ineffective and represent a very small fraction of firearm-related homicides. Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America now calls such policy initiatives "nonstarters."
5 hrs ago | New York Post
The congregation of the Burns Memorial Church in Queens, which is named after Rev. Thomas Burns , is splintered over a money battle.
9 hrs ago | New York Post
Tottenville High School has implemented a strict dress code that's landed 200 kids in detention -- and incited rebellion among the kids. A strict dress code introduced by a Staten Island public high school principal has led to the detention of 200 kids - and a rebellion among some students and parents.
13 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Driver John Browne was on his break and in uniform in Brownsville when he was slashed by a man in his 20s after accused Browne of looking at his girlfriend. The knife-wielding man was still on the loose.
A 24-year-old man was tragically struck by a car and killed Friday as he and his pals loaded a motorcycle onto the back of their truck in Queens, police sources said. The victim and his three friends were trying to put the disabled bike onto their red pickup truck parked on the side of Rockaway Blvd. near Brookville Blvd. in Brookville just before 7 p.m. when a maroon vehicle plowed into them.
An off-duty New York State narcotics agent carrying a Glock was arrested after a shooting on Manhattan's Upper West Side on Friday night left two people injured, New York City police said. The gun belonging to Victor Zambrano, 49, of Manhattan, went off as he was arguing with a woman he'd been drinking with earlier in the evening, police said.
Some wear buttons or maybe give a campaign donation, but on Staten Island, there is one clear way to show who you are supporting in an election: the lawn sign. NY1's Courtney Gross filed the following report.
A Brooklyn man admitted Friday to viciously stabbing a halal food cart worker earlier this year in Grasmere during a snowstorm and to mugging two other victims. Authorities allege Peterson, Keith Young, then 21, and Christopher Daniels, then 17, assaulted the victim at about 1:55 a.m. during the height of a raging storm.
The Department of Investigation says nine facilities serving about 400 children were involved, but none of them was part of the universal pre-K program. Separate investigations found that the day care operators lied about their credentials and filed false documents about training their employees didn't receive.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among those sharing memories of the late author and Renaissance woman artist Friday at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, a few blocks west of a Harlem town house that Angelou owned in recent years. From a stage brightened by beds of white roses, it was a chance for friends and family members to pay tribute before hundreds of attendees and for the city itself to claim at least part of her legacy.
Two people were killed and another critically injured when a Mini Cooper they were in careened into a tree in The Bronx, split in half and erupted in flames Friday morning, police said. The car was traveling south on the Bronx River Parkway when the driver lost control and hit a concrete barrier before smashing into the tree near Watson Avenue about 4:15 a.m., according to an NYPD spokesman.
A bill introduced in the City Council yesterday designed to license and regulate the "costumed individuals" in Times Square who pose for tips would likely force many other street performers across the city to pay a $175 fee, register with the Department of Consumer Affairs, and face fines and jail time for noncompliance, much like the street vendors who sell purses and glass pipes. Drafted by Councilmember Andy King, Int.
A woman was sexually assaulted twice in one hour in separate incidents in Brooklyn - possibly by two pals who targeted the woman, a police source said. The victim was first approached on August 31 at 5 a.m. in front of 187 Gates Avenue by a suspect who pushed her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.
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