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  • TRANSIT UPDATE: Most Commuter Rails Restored, More Subway Service, Holland Tunnel Opened For Buses

    TRANSIT UPDATE: Most Commuter Rails Restored, More Subway Service, Holland Tunnel Opened For Buses
    ***Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday night that MTA fares for rail, subway and buses will be waived both Thursday and Friday.*** Metro North **October monthly passes are valid through Monday, November 5** Limited commuter rail service has been...
  • TIPS AND RESOURCES: Coping with Sandy's Aftermath

    TIPS AND RESOURCES: Coping with Sandy's Aftermath
    Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind: NEED TO KNOW Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that, starting Friday, New Yorkers whose homes or...
  • Date From Hell: NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives

    Date From Hell:  NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives
    The expression "date from hell" is arguably overused, but in the case of a date between an NYPD traffic cop and a 17 year-old girl, the phrase seems very fitting, if charges from sex crimes investigators prove to be true. Detectives say that Traffic...
  • Prom Gowns Auctioned Off After Store Stiffs Students

    Prom Gowns Auctioned Off After Store Stiffs Students
    At first glance you see glittery gowns, dreamy dresses for proms, weddings, sweet 16's.  But now Red Carpet pageant and Prom is a store of broken promises  after owner Tricia Dowling, seen on her website with some of the New Jersey beauty queens she...
  • Mom Of 2 Dead, 4 Injured In Brooklyn Shooting

    Mom Of 2 Dead, 4 Injured In Brooklyn Shooting
    The investigation is continuing into a senseless shooting that left a mother of two dead. Cops say four people were shot, including a 13-year-old boy who suffered a graze wound to his back, in front of 40 Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush. The gunfire erupted...
  • Drag Racing Dollar Vans Cause Deadly Hit And Run In Brooklyn

    Drag Racing Dollar Vans Cause Deadly Hit And Run In Brooklyn
    Police are still sorting out a deadly hit and run that cops say started with a dollar van. Witnesses say the van may have been racing another van. . Just before midnight a van traveling north on Flatbush Avenue near Hawthorne slammed into a guy crossing...
  • Boxing Superstar From Brooklyn Dies in City Violence

    Boxing Superstar From Brooklyn Dies in City Violence
    Tray Franklin, 20, had aspirations to be a pro-boxer, but his dreams were cut short when an unknown gunmen opened fire on him and his friends in Brownsville on June 28th.  His two friends survived, he didn’t.  It’s just another story of a...
  • Subway Service Resumes After Tunnel Fire Snarls Rush Hour

    Subway Service Resumes After Tunnel Fire Snarls Rush Hour
    More than half a dozen subway lines were cut off right at the Tuesday afternoon rush when a manhole area in a subway tunnel caught on fire. Dozens of emergency vehicles lined Flatbush avenue in downtown Brooklyn. A crowd of over a hundred emergency...
  • Martin Davidson, Sandy Davidson hope to sell home in West Hollywood Hills

    Martin Davidson, Sandy Davidson hope to sell home in West Hollywood Hills
    Director-writer Martin Davidson and his wife, residential and restaurant designer Sandy Davidson, have put their West Hollywood Hills home on the market at $1,995,000. The 1940 house was designed for a sculptor, and the two-story living room served as...
  • Cousin Of Rapper Nicki Minaj Shot To Death In Brooklyn

    Cousin Of Rapper Nicki Minaj Shot To Death In Brooklyn
    Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a Brooklyn man identified Tuesday as the cousin of rap star Nicki Minaj. According to authorities, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at East 52nd Street and Farragut Road in the East...
  • Failed electrical transformer blamed for Norwalk natural gas line fire

     
    A faulty electrical transformer caused a wire to arc and burn through a natural gas pipe, sparking a fire in Norwalk on Wednesday afternoon that forced nine homes to be evacuated, according to the utility serving the area. No injuries......