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Suspect charged after allegedly shooting police officer’s mother inside Queens home: NYPD

The alleged gunman who fatally shot the 51-year-old mother of an NYPD officer inside her Ozone Park [1] home on Wednesday afternoon surrendered himself at the 106th Precinct [2], according to Deputy Chief Jerry O’Sullivan, the commanding officer of the Queens Borough South Detective Squad. Police from the 106th Precinct answered a 911 call regarding the …

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NYPD releases chilling video of fatal shooting near JFK Airport

The NYPD on Sept. 9 released a shocking new surveillance video of a seemingly well-planned fatal shooting that was carried out Monday morning near JFK Airport. The haunting images caught on camera show that the shooting death of a 47-year-old St. Albans man was far more nefarious than a random shooting. A man dressed in …

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NYC SHOOTINGS: Pair shot in Brooklyn, ongoing probe in Queens murder

The hunt continues in Brooklyn for the shooter who pulled the trigger on two men, killing one of them, outside an apartment building early Tuesday morning. Police said the double shooting happened in Bedford-Stuyvesant at about 12:32 a.m. on Sept. 7 outside the multi-family residence at 1054 Putnam Ave.  Officers from the 81st Precinct [1], …

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Crunching the COVID-19 Numbers: Has NYC started flattening the curve again?

Though the Delta variant continues to target the unvaccinated in New York City by the thousands, signs in the latest city Health Department data [1] indicate that the latest wave of COVID-19 infections may be starting to crest. The 7-day average daily number of positive cases fell from 1,906 on Aug. 13 to 1,859 on …

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NYC SHOOTINGS: Eight take bullets at Brooklyn party, eight others injured in four more incidents

No fewer than 16 New Yorkers were injured in about two hours time in separate shootings across Brooklyn and Queens between Sunday night and early Monday morning, police reported. The biggest shooting happened in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, where eight people took bullets after two gunmen opened fire on a crowd listening to music at the Roosevelt …

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Crunching the COVID-19 Numbers: NYC hotspots continue to show rising infection rates

COVID-19 hotspots continued to see high infection rates over the past week, especially in Staten Island and sections of other outer boroughs as the highly-contagious Delta variant spreads, according to the latest data from the city’s Health Department. Postal Codes from the Rock topped the neighborhoods with the highest percentage of coronavirus infections again this …

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Another record: NYC daily subway ridership sets new pandemic high

Another Friday brought another pandemic ridership record for the still-recovering New York City subways — but it wasn’t much of an bump. Approximately 2,585,965 commuters rode the MTA’s subways and the Staten Island Railway on June 25, or 9,690 more than the previous record of 2,576,275 riders recorded seven days earlier, on June 18. That …

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Crunching the COVID-19 Numbers: NYC barely moves vaccination needle as virus cases continue to drop

More than 4 million New York City residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 16 neighborhoods didn’t register a single new case of the virus over the past week, according to the latest city Health Department data [1]. The 4,027,131 new Yorkers who are fully protected against COVID-19 still account for less than half …

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NYC SHOOTINGS: Two gunned down in Brooklyn and Queens as gun violence rages on

Two men were shot dead on the streets of Brooklyn and Queens between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning as the NYPD continues to battle a gun violence surge across the city. The period also saw four other individuals shot and wounded in separate incidents across the Bronx and Queens. Cops said the first deadly shooting took place …

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Yang puts stalled ‘QueensWay’ rail-to-trails project at center of public park platform

For decades, Queens residents have been debating what to do with the deactivated Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Rail Road — a 3.2 mile former train line that nature has taken over since the last train ran on its tracks back in 1962. On Monday, mayoral candidate Andrew Yang stood on top of …

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Crunching the COVID-19 numbers: Not one NYC ZIP code is above 9% positivity

All week, Mayor Bill de Blasio has had plenty of reasons to be happy about the state of the pandemic in New York City — the rapid decline of COVID-19 is continuing at an astonishing rate as the weather warms and the vaccine continues getting into arms.  The latest figures from the NYC Department of …

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New Yorkers 50 and older can walk in and get a COVID-19 vaccine at these NYC locations

Any New Yorker 50 years of age and older can now walk into a city-run vaccine site and get their COVID-19 vaccine without pre-scheduling an appointment, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Saturday. “Our priority for the next few months is clear: we need to vaccinate as many New Yorkers as possible,” said de Blasio. “By …

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Cops find man dead with gunshot wound to his chest in a car parked in Queens

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 57-year-old man, after he was found with a gunshot wound to his chest inside a parked car in Howard Beach early Friday morning. The NYPD first got a call about the unidentified man inside the car, which was parked at the corner of 95th Street and 156th …

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Brooklyn and Queens had two-thirds of all NYC COVID-19 deaths in a week

Though there’s some faint optimism as COVID-19 cases begin flattening out in New York City following a post-holiday surge, the virus continues to kill dozens of New Yorkers each day — particularly in Brooklyn and Queens. Over a 7-day period between Jan. 15 and Jan. 20, approximately 352 New York City residents lost their lives …

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NYC Test & Trace Corps to deploy new mobile testing units to combat rising COVID-19 numbers

In an effort to fight against the rising COVID-19 cases, the NYC Test & Trace Corps is deploying new mobile testing units to conduct screenings throughout the city. Designed by the NYC Department of Design and Construction, the mobile units will allow for patients to utilize a large service window to safely share their information …

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