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1 hr ago | SILive.com
A Bay Terrace woman is accused of several horrendous acts of animal cruelty in connection with the severely injured puppy found in a shopping bag on Staten Island Friday, police said. The dog owner, Alsu Ivanchenko, 34, of the 3400 block of Hylan Boulevard, was arrested 10:30 a.m. Tuesday after she was brought in for questioning at the 122nd Precinct stationhouse in New Dorp, authorities said.
2 hrs ago | New York Daily News
New York firefighter Luke Schreiner allegedly attacked a black mailman in Brooklyn during an apparent road rage incident, and is now being tried on hate crime charges. A Brooklyn judge is weighing whether a 300-pound New York City firefighter is a racist brute or merely a bully.
3 hrs ago | Fox News
3 hrs ago | Patch.com
A new ferry, which will serve Monmouth and Ocean County residents out of Belford, will be christened the Molly Pitcher , NY Waterway Founder & President Arthur E. Imperatore and Monmouth County Freeholder Serena DiMaso announced Tuesday. The first NY Waterway ferry built in the Garden State since the Weehawken-based ferry service started in 1986, the Molly Pitcher currently is under construction at Yank Marine in Tuckahoe.
3 hrs ago | The Real Deal
The Hudson Companies and civic architecture firm Dattner released images of the final-phase, 287-unit component of their affordable housing project in the Spring Creek section of East New York, Brooklyn. The third and final phase is the largest of the Gateway Elton Street development, which will bring a total of 659 apartments and 70,000 square feet of retail space to East New York.
6 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Two Columbus Circle vendors were charged with felony assault after they got into a physical altercation that involved each of the two slashing each other. Two Columbus Circle vendors have been charged with felony assault after slashing each other in a wild fight, police said Tuesday.
Twenty-six-year-old Joe is a homeless bro who makes $150 every day panhandling on the streets of New York. He also picks up women and sleeps with them not only so he can "lay the good pipe," as he so eloquently puts it, but also so that he doesn't have to sleep on the street.
A Staten Island high school is facing a backlash from students for its newly implemented, hyper-strict dress code , for which 200 students have already been given detention for violating. Students at Tottenville High School are fighting back against the draconian new policy, which prohibits girls from wearing shorts or skirts shorter than finger-tip length - in addition to low-cut or midriff-bearing tops - despite many classrooms not having air conditioning.
10 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock
American Idol is bringing back a former contestant to serve as a guest judge during auditions, while Keith Urban steps away due to the death of wife Nicole Kidman 's father. The show has announced that season-eight runner-up Adam Lambert will join Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. this week during auditions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The home was given to Franklin and Eleanor as a wedding gift in 1908 by FDR's mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt.
The search for a missing 73-year-old woman may have come to a tragic end, with a body believed to be Crucita "Lucy" Alvarado found on the roof of a Coney Island building nearly a month after she went missing. Police found a decomposing body on the roof of 2930 West 30th Street last Thursday.
The city's smoking rate has jumped back to 16.1%, up from the 2010 low rate of 14%, the Health Department reported Monday. When ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg enacted a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants in 2003, the city's smoking rate was at 18.3%.
Police say two jet skiers were rescued near Atlantis Marina Sunday morning after they were stranded in the water overnight. Authorities found a 29-year-old from Staten Island near the West Bank Lighthouse.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:55 pm
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