This is how a ‘120-mph’ joyride in New York City ends

This is how a ‘120-mph’ joyride in New York City ends

A car-wreck horrified bystanders in Manhattan, when a Honda blew multiple red lights and crashed into a Department of Transportation tractor trailer just after 2 a.m. on Third Avenue, witnesses said Wednesday morning. Four people were injured, one very seriously, when the Honda Civic sedan wound up lodged under the cab of the mammoth rig, its top sheared off, officials said. “[The] Honda was going at least a hundred miles an hour – running red…

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Man pees on woman’s face on J train: Police

Man pees on woman’s face on J train: Police

Closing your eyes while sitting on the subway is something many New Yorkers do, but they may want to rethink that practice. A woman who was doing just that early Thursday morning found herself getting peed on by a stranger, police said. The 26-year old was listening to music with her eyes closed as she was riding a J train when she felt something wet on her face just after the train left the 75th…

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Mom threw toddler in stoller down subway station stairs in the Bronx

Mom threw toddler in stoller down subway station stairs in the Bronx

A toddler was hospitalized on Thursday after his mother threw the boy down a flight of stairs at a Bronx subway station, police said. “” Jessica Mixon, 26, was spotted pushing the 2-year-old boy, who was still buckled into his stroller, down the stairs at the 149th Street-Grand Concourse station around 2:40 p.m., police said. The boy was taken to Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center in stable condition with cuts to his face and…

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UK attack sparks review of city’s security protocol

UK attack sparks review of city’s security protocol

New York City boosted security following a deadly explosion carried out by a suicide bomber in Manchester Monday night that UK police said killed 22 people, including children. Although there was no known threat to the city, New Yorkers were warned on Tuesday of an increase in explosive detection dogs, counterterrosim officers and bag check points, according to NYPD spokesman J. Peter Donald. NYPD presence at high-traffic locations like Yankee Stadium and Citi Field was…

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4 stabbed outside P.S. 35 in midtown: NYPD

4 stabbed outside P.S. 35 in midtown: NYPD

Four people were rushed to the hospital after a broad daylight stabbing outside of a public school in Manhattan on Wednesday, officials said. The incident happened just after 2 p.m. outside of P.S. 35, located on 52nd Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, police and a Department of Education spokeswoman said. This was the 16-year-old suspect’s first day back to school after being suspended for a fist fight last week, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert…

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Driverless cars are coming to New York roads

Driverless cars are coming to New York roads

New York is gearing up for the brave new world of driverless cars. A measure in the new state budget will allow self-driving vehicles on public highways next year. But don’t expect the autonomous vehicles to rule the road anytime soon, as the measure only applies to tests and demonstrations. Self-driving cars are currently banned because of a decades-old law requiring drivers to keep one hand on the wheel at all times. The new measure…

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Trump’s new travel ban: New York politicians, advocates react

Trump’s new travel ban: New York politicians, advocates react

New York politicians and civil rights advocates on Monday expressed outrage with the Trump administration’s second attempt at an executive order to institute a travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries and made it clear that they would fight the motion. “A watered down ban is still a ban,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a statement. “Despite the administration’s changes, this dangerous executive order makes us less safe, not more, it is mean-spirited and…

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NYC weather: Snow, fluctuating temperatures in the forecast

NYC weather: Snow, fluctuating temperatures in the forecast

After a record high temperature in Central Park Wednesday, the city is expected to see as much as 10 inches of snow on Thursday. A winter storm watch was issued for Thursday as a snowstorm takes aim at New York City, the National Weather Service said. A mix of snow and rain is expected to begin after midnight on Wednesday. It will turn to all snow by 3 a.m. Thursday, the NWS said. The winter…

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Amid protests, Uber CEO leaves Trump’s economic council

Amid protests, Uber CEO leaves Trump’s economic council

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has left President Donald Trump’s economic advisory council in the face of mounting scrutiny from customers and drivers. Kalanick announced the news Thursday afternoon in an internal memo. His departure from the group is the culmination of nearly a week of outrage on social media that has stemmed from a New York City taxi driver strike against Trump’s executive order to an immigration ban placed on seven Muslim-majority countries. Uber, as…

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Trump Tower protest following U.S. Supreme Court pick leads to 11 arrests

Trump Tower protest following U.S. Supreme Court pick leads to 11 arrests

Protesters were arrested outside of Trump Tower in Manhattan on Tuesday night, shortly after President Donald Trump announced his U.S. Supreme Court pick, the NYPD said. A group gathered in midtown before Trump’s Supreme Court nominee was even announced. Shortly after 8 p.m., 11 people were arrested, police said. All 11 people, 7 men and 4 women, were charged with disorderly conduct and are required to return to court at a later date, an NYPD…

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