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  1. Marilyn Monroe's Jewish prayer book up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Post

    Bidders may not have a prayer of snagging Marilyn Monroe's 1956 Ford Thunderbird in an LA auction next month - but they might be able to own her siddur on Long Island. The cream-colored Jewish prayer book from 1922 - whose starting bid is $4,600 - is being sold at an auction by J. Greenstein & Co.

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  2. NYC goes entire weekend without a shooting for first time in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | New York Post

    New York may be the city that never sleeps - but for once, it's not the sound of people getting shot that's keeping Big Apple residents awake. Not a single person was reported shot for all of Friday, Saturday and Sunday - marking the first city weekend free of shootings in at least a quarter-century, officials said Monday.

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  3. Lois WeissStores vie for spots on Brooklyn's hottest streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Post

    With Whole Foods and Apple anchoring Williamsburg's Bedford Avenue, smaller, quirkier and more experimental shops have shifted toward North Sixth Street. The roughly east-west drag, which bisects Kent Avenue and the area's East River ferry stop, has become a favorite for brands making inroads in Brooklyn.

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  4. Brutal bias attack in middle of Brooklyn street caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Post

    I'm horrified by this unprovoked vicious assault on an elderly member of our community. Justice needs to be served swiftly and fully.

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  5. Woman let bandits into home so they could rob her husband: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | New York Post

    A Brooklyn man's estranged wife set him up to be robbed by three masked thieves in a violent home-invasion robbery, police and sources said. The 41-year-old man was in his apartment on Livonia Avenue near Mother Gaston Boulevard in Brownsville at about 2:40 p.m. on Saturday when his wife stopped by to pick up a bag of her clothes, cops said.

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  6. Professor offered me good grades to sleep with him: suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | New York Post

    In a shocking Brooklyn federal court lawsuit, a female undergraduate claims her human-anatomy professor at LaGuardia Community College, Hany Fam, offered her good grades for sex. The case comes on the heels of bombshell allegations that professors at CUNY's John Jay College of Criminal Justice raped and tried to pimp out students and used and sold drugs on campus.

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  7. Bloody ball pits, creepy clowns, haunted crypts: This is Halloween, NYC-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | New York Post

    They call it " the Nightmare Machine ," and it's an Instagrammer's paradise - or hell. This immersive new pop-up lets you pose in bloody ball pits and alien lights.

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  8. Brooklyn witches are planning to put a curse on Brett KavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | New York Post

    Brooklyn witches are brewing up a swirl of spells that they plan to unleash on US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. An occult bookstore in Bushwick called Catland promises to curse the newly-minted justice as well as "all rapists" and "the patriarchy" during the an Oct. 20 ritual that 1,000 have pledged to attend .

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  9. Schizo man: I threw brother off roof because 'he was the lightest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | New York Post

    The schizophrenic Brooklyn man charged with killing his 4-year-old brother by dropping him off a seven-story building told cops he selected the sibling because he was the "lightest" family member, according to newly unsealed court documents.

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  10. Yankees-loving drug dealers busted a day after loss to Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | New York Post

    A day after the Yankees suffered a season-ending loss to the hated Boston Red Sox, a drug gang that stamped their heroin bricks with the team's logo was busted by cops. Ezequiel Reyes had a squad of 17 drug goons flood Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan with more than $1 million worth of heroin and cocaine, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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  11. The hottest real estate trends in NYC right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | New York Post

    The Amberly: This Downtown Brooklyn rental is the first North American project from Australian architects Woods Bagot. New Yorkers on the prowl for a new home this fall have plenty of options to consider, thanks to a number of rental and condo developments that have recently launched .

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  12. Jennifer Gould Keil$20M Brooklyn penthouse poised to break recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | New York Post

    A Brooklyn penthouse at the 30-story Quay Tower is in contract for more than $20 million - and if the deal closes, it will be the borough's most expensive home sale. The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal .

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  13. Why this practice meant more to BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | New York Post

    After a grueling practice on Friday, the Nets' open practice at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday served a dual purpose: a virtual recovery day for the tired players, and chance for the team to build some much-needed inroads in the community. "It's awesome," guard Joe Harris said.

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  14. Jennifer Gould KeilVictoria's Secret Angel Lindsay Ellingson snatches up Brooklyn pad with hubbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | New York Post

    Lindsay Ellingson, a Victoria's Secret Angel, and her husband Sean Clayton, snagged a pad in Williamsburg's landmarked Austin Nichols House at 184 Kent Ave. for $1.4 million. It was asking $1.57 million.

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  15. 'You've got to be f--king kidding me': Dad reacts to NYPD son's hooker humiliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | New York Post

    An off-duty cop is in hot water after picking up a prostitute in Brooklyn and leaving her in his still-running car - his service weapon on the front seat - while he stopped to get cash for their rendezvous, law enforcement sources told The Post. The hooker allegedly saw a golden opportunity when Officer Ali Sheppard got out of his 2015 Jeep Wrangler to hit the ATM, just after midnight Tuesday - she got behind the wheel and drove off, the sources said.

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  16. Thug beat and robbed woman in front of her 4-year-old son: copRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | New York Post

    Police on Tuesday nabbed the violent homeless man who they say beat a woman unconscious and robbed her in front of her 4-year-old son. Derrick Chirse, who listed his home address as Kingsborough Star Men's Shelter in Brooklyn, was arrested around 10 a.m. after a Department of Homeless Services peace officer recognized his wanted photo, which had been put out by cops, police said.

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  17. Cuomo finally fixes a 50-year-old typoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | New York Post

    The subways keep running late, traffic is horrendous and tolls keep going up - but there's good news ahead for Staten Island commuters: the misspelling of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is being corrected. Signs for the bridge, named for the 16th-century Italian explorer Giovanni de Verrazzano, have been spelled incorrectly for 50 years because of a typo in an original construction contract.

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  18. Suspect who shot at cops hiding out in Brooklyn: authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | New York Post

    Police believe an armed and dangerous man who shot at several police officers near an upstate hospital is hiding out in Brooklyn, authorities said. Joshua Stuart, 42, allegedly opened fire outside Ellenville Regional Hospital near Poughkeepsie early Friday morning, authorities said.

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  19. Man who threw brother from roof had history of mental illness: momRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | New York Post

    The schizophrenic Brooklyn man who went off his meds and fatally tossed his 4-year-old brother off the roof of their apartment building Saturday spent the evening before laughing maniacally for no apparent reason, according the siblings' grieving mom, who said her slain tot was a "joy" to everyone he met. A tearful Odessa Frith recounted Sunday how - just hours before her eldest son Shawn Smith, 20, tossed her youngest boy Shimron off the roof of their seven-story apartment building - Shawn was creepily and inexplicably cackling to himself in the family living room.

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  20. 4-year-old dead after brother shoves him from building: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | New York Post

    A deranged man shoved his 4-year-old brother to his death from their Brooklyn apartment early Saturday - and confessed to the evil deed immediately afterwards, police sources told The Post. The boy, Shimron Smith, was found dead in the courtyard of the six-story building on Nostrand Avenue near Avenue K in Midwood around 3:30 a.m., cops said.

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