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Bus trips and dangles off bridge in New York City’s Bronx area

At least nine people, including a bus driver were injured after a bus fell off a bridge in New York City’s Bronx area, according to the New York Police Department. The bus was dangling from the overpass over the road below. The crash happened close to midnight Thursday on the westbound Cross Bronx Expressway and […]

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Woman who falsely attacked and accused Black teenager of stealing her phone has been caught

A woman who falsely accused a Black teenager of stealing her phone and then tackled him at a New York City hotel has been arrested in California. 22-year-old Miya Ponsetto, was arrested this week after the New York Police Department flew detectives out to California with a warrant. The trip followed days of intense media […]

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Boeing’s 737 MAX resumes passenger flights in the United States 20 months after safety ban

Boeing’s 737 MAX resumed passenger flights in the United States for the first time on Tuesday after a 20-month safety ban was lifted last month. American Airlines Flight 718 departed Miami for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. American Airlines and plane maker Boeing have sought to reassure the public over the plane’s safety after it was […]

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Couple, dog slide out of moving plane just when it was about to take off from New York

Passengers on a plane about to take off from New York’s LaGuardia airport were stunned when two fellow travelers suddenly opened an emergency exit and slid down to the tarmac, taking their dog with them. The bizarre incident resulted in a delay to the flight and the arrest of Antonio Murdock, 31, and Brianna Greco, […]

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128-year-old church in New York goes up in FLAMES

A fire broke out at a 128-year-old church in New York damaging the structure and destroying the stained glass windows. The blaze first began on Saturday at an empty building next to the Middle Collegiate Church. Authorities have launched to investigate the fire. Nobody was killed however, four firefighters suffered minor injuries. The authorities have […]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo WINS International Emmy award for his daily Covid-19 briefings

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has won an International Emmy award for his daily COVID-19 briefings during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States last spring, which particularly devastated the state. The governor earned praise for his decisive approach early on in the pandemic, as cases and deaths surged and hospitals […]

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Tiny owl clings onto Christmas tree that rode 170 miles into New York City’s Rockefeller Center

An owl was rescued after it was discovered clinging to a Christmas tree. The bird was found by workers helping to transport the spruce 170 miles from Oneonta, New York, to New York City. “It’s just a story out of a movie,” said Ravensbeard Wildlife Center director Ellen Kalish, who is caring for the saw-whet […]

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New York college president resigns after 712 students test positive for coronavirus

The president of the State University of New York at Oneonta has resigned after hundreds of coronavirus infections were reported within the university since the beginning of the semester. In a statement announcing the new interim president State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras said that Dr. Barbara Jean Morris had “transitioned from her […]

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Secret ‘man cave’ found under Grand Central Terminal in New York City

Three railroad employees were suspended without pay for converting a room underneath Grand Central Terminal in New York City into their own personal ‘man cave.’ The room was furnished with a wall-mounted TV connected to a streaming device, a futon couch, refrigerator, air mattress, and microwave, according to a report released Thursday by the Metropolitan […]

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NYPD officer arrested for passing information on ethnic Tibetans living in New York to Chinese Government

A New York Police Department officer has been accused of acting as an agent of the Chinese government after he was in regular contact with a member of the Chinese consulate and provided intelligence on ethnic Tibetans in New York City. According to prosecutors Baimadajie Angwang, 33, committed wire fraud against the U.S. Department of […]

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2 dead, 14 injured in mass shooting at ‘illegal house party’ in New York

Two people were killed and fourteen others were injured in a shooting at a house party in New York state, United States. “This is truly a tragedy of epic proportions,” acting police chief Mark Simmons told reporters on Saturday. Police in the city of Rochester said they arrived to find around 100 people running down […]

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New York police used ‘spit hood’ on African American man who later died of asphyxiation in March

An African American, Daniel Prude, 41, died in New York State after being hooded by police and held face down to the road for two minutes. Body camera footage showed police using a “spit hood” on his head. He later died of asphyxiation but his story has only now been made public. His death was […]