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  1. Queens jogger's accused killer whines about sexual depravity at Rikers IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Post

    The Brooklyn man facing retrial for the sex assault and murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano says Rikers Island is traumatizing him. Whining in a series of phone calls to The Post, Chanel Lewis complained about everything from supposedly contaminated food to abusive guards to self-pleasure-obsessed inmates.

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  2. Cellphone of jogger's accused killer showed searches on victim, 'penance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | New York Post

    A cellphone belonging to the accused killer of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano turned up web searches featuring her photo, the crime scene - and information on the Sacrament of Penance, jurors heard Tuesday. The cellphone, a black ZTE model, was recovered from the dresser in the bedroom of 20-year-old Chanel Lewis, who admitted to randomly killing the 30-year-old woman in August 2016 because he was "mad at her," authorities have said.

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  3. Jurors watch Karina Vetrano's alleged killer's chilling confessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | New York Post

    Jurors watched the chilling confession tape Friday of the man who admitted randomly killing a young Queens jogger - taking her life because he was "mad at her." In his confession to cops, Chanel Lewis, 20, claimed he got angry at victim Karina Vetrano, 30, when she tried to fight him off at Spring Creek Park in Queens in 2016.

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  4. Dad of slain jogger breaks down in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | New York Post

    The father of slain jogger Karina Vetrano broke down in tears Wednesday as he recalled his last moments with the young woman before ultimately finding her body in a desolate marsh. "I let out this sound that I never made before or since," Philip Vetrano testified in Queens Supreme Court.

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  5. Mom of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano weeps in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | New York Post

    Karina Vetrano's mother wept in a Queens courtroom Tuesday as a judge read out the crimes her daughter's accused killer is charged with to a newly A selected jury. Dad Phila ipa Vetrano discovered his daughter's body in the weeds, her shorts pulled down, when she failed to return home.

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  6. Audit shows the MTA has let its signal system rotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | New York Post

    The MTA has failed to inspect, maintain and test its rotting subway signal system - a main cause of train delays - in a timely fashion, perpetuating issues on the beleaguered system, according to a new audit. The audit, released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, found between Jan. 1, 2015 and Oct. 31, 2017 signal devices sampled at four sections of the subway tracks were not properly maintained.

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  7. Uber driver groped sleeping rider, charged her $1K for fake ride: fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | New York Post

    An Uber driver kidnapped and groped a sleeping passenger in the back of his cab before kicking her to the curb on a highway in Connecticut - and charging her more than $1,000 for a trip to Massachusetts she never took, the feds charged Tuesday. The unnamed woman ordered up a ride home from the Big Apple to White Plains around 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 and was picked up by Harbir Parmar, 24, of Howard Beach, Queens, according to federal court papers filed in White Plains.

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  8. 'Goodfellas' mobster's nephew gets 14 years for loan shark schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | New York Post

    A Brooklyn federal court judge unleashed her wrath Wednesday on a defense attorney for victim blaming, before sentencing her Bonanno-capo client to 14 years behind bars for a loansharking scheme that terrorized a Queens neighborhood for nearly 20 years. Defense attorney Elizabeth Macedonio invoked the fury of Chief Judge Dora Irizarry as she attempted to plead for leniency for Ronald Giallanzo, by saying some of the extortion victims knew what they were getting into.

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  9. Stillborn baby not buried for months over hospital confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | New York Post

    A Queens hospital's confusion over what to do with the remains of a stillborn baby boy, has renewed the parents' anguish five months later. Michael Angel Rodriguez was delivered stillborn at the Katz Women's Hospital at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens on Jan. 6 and to this day has not been buried, say parents Kelis and Neal Rodriguez of Howard Beach.

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  10. Piercing cold temps were no match for these 'polar bears'Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2018 | New York Post

    A 50-year-old Queens woman who wanted to "cleanse" herself after a rough year was one of about 900 people who braved Monday's piercing cold to throw themselves into the ocean off Coney Island for the annual polar bear plunge. "I wanted something to shock me into the new year," said a shivering Heidi Evora Santiago, who stood on the beach, where the air temperature was a frigid 15 degrees and the ocean water not much better at 37 degrees.

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