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5 Hurt After Car Veers Onto Harlem Sidewalk: FDNY


Five people were hurt when a car carrying a newborn baby got cut off by another vehicle in Harlem and veered onto the sidewalk Friday evening, authorities say.

Photo Credit: Victor Nieves

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 3:18 am

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Man Tries to Record Woman in Fitting Room: Police


Police are looking for a man they say tried to record a woman changing in a fitting room at a Long Island shopping center Thursday evening.

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 3:01 am

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Staten Island Street Closures for Eric Garner Rally


Authorities have issued a notice of traffic closures in anticipation of a march protesting the chokehold arrest of Staten Island man Eric Garner, who died after being handcuffed.

Photo Credit: AP

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 2:40 am

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Barnegat Bay Neighborhoods Still Hurting After Sandy


It’s been nearly two years since Sandy, and while many of the storm-ravaged areas are finally back in shape, it’s not the case for some neighborhoods on the Jersey Shore — particularly the ones built on canals…

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 1:20 am

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NJ Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse


A Catholic pastor in Point Pleasant, N.J. has been arrested and charged in the sexual abuse of a teenage boy. Parishioners say they’re shocked by the allegations. Brian Thompson reports.

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 1:14 am

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New Safety Measures Added to City Boat Launches


After two teens died in a tragic swimming accident, parks across the city have new safety measures in place to keep others from losing their lives. Brynn Gingras has more.

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 1:06 am

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Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD


Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly tried to rape a woman walking on a street in Woodside, Queens in the early morning hours of August 16.

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 12:12 am

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Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops


A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long Island woman they tried to burglarize figured out their scheme and had them arrested when they…

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York/Handout

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 8:48 pm

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Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard


A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long Island woman they tried to burglarize figured out their scheme and had them arrested when they…

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 8:48 pm

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Police Kick in NJ Family’s Door, Save Unconscious Baby


A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long Island woman they tried to burglarize figured out their scheme and had them arrested when they…

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 8:48 pm

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WNYW – NYC News

Friday Night Live: August 22, 2014

This is Fox 5′s Friday Night Live, a weekly celebration of the end of the work week. All summer long, the Fox 5 team brings you the latest in entertainment, nightlife, food, and music in our area. In this episode: Ace Frehley, Big Sean, Week End Trends, and Chef Luca Manfé of MasterChef.

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 2:34 am

Berg’n: new beer and food hall in Brooklyn

The guys behind the Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg are at it again with a new food and booze venue called Berg’n, a new beer hall in Crown Heights. The place doesn’t officially open until August 27, 2014, but owners Eric Demby and Jonathan Butler are giving it a test run for special guests, family, and the press.

Posted on 23 August 2014 | 2:00 am

Almost all NYC pre-K centers ready

Nearly all 1,100 facilities providing services in the city’s new universal pre-kindergarten program are ready to open on time after passing health and safety inspections. City officials said Friday they expect the eight remaining pre-K schools to remedy violations by Sept. 4′s opening day. If they don’t, affected children will be temporarily enrolled in other facilities.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 11:48 pm

Staten Island march traffic and transit advisory

The NYPD and the MTA have announced road and transit changes for Staten Island that will be in effect on Saturday, August 23, 2014, due to the scheduled rally in honor of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died during an arrest.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 10:33 pm

Staten Island rally and march preparations

All was calm and quiet Friday evening in Staten Island but Saturday thousands are expected to descend on Tompkinsville for a march that organizers are promising will be peaceful. The march will culminate in a rally right outside the 120th Precinct. Representatives from the national action network were in Staten Island Friday making preparations for Saturday’s demonstration, which is estimated to draw at least 5,000 people from all over the country.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 10:33 pm

U.S. Open preview

Heading into the U.S. Open, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won 36 of the past 38 Grand Slam titles, a stretch dating to the 2005 French Open. Nowadays, there seems to be a growing sense — or hope, maybe — among the best of the rest on the men’s tennis tour that the quartet might be more vulnerable than ever.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 8:52 pm

John Lennon’s killer denied parole again

John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday. The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said. Chapman fired five shots on Dec. 8, 1980, outside the Dakota apartment house where Lennon lived on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, hitting the ex-Beatle four times.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 8:10 pm

1990 arson-murder rap tossed, Queens man is set free

A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars, following a judge’s ruling that the case against him had been based on now-debunked arson science.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 6:35 pm

50,000 bees living in NYC ceiling

A Queens woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees. Beekeepers reportedly removed the swarm from Frieda Turkmenilli’s ceiling this week after her neighbors in Queens alerted the building manager. Turkmenilli says she saw only a few bees buzzing around over the last few weeks and never realized how many had taken up residence right above her head.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 4:27 pm

Brooklyn Bridge flags back on US soil

Police say the two American flags swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with faded white ones are back on U.S. soil. NYPD spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves said Friday that the flags are in the United States. He did not know their exact location. Two German artists claimed responsibility earlier this month for the July 22 stunt. 

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 11:25 am