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As soon as she saw the fawn fall into the pool, she dropped her coffee, threw her cellphone out of her back pocket and j...
07/22/2021
Mom Rescues Baby Deer That Fell Into Pool

As soon as she saw the fawn fall into the pool, she dropped her coffee, threw her cellphone out of her back pocket and jumped in. (via New City Patch)

The fawn was clinging and crying like a baby, she said.

Robert Raynor suffered head and torso trauma, the medical examiner found, and had "I touch little girls" written on his ...
07/21/2021
Staten Island Man Found In Apartment Was Beaten To Death: Autopsy

Robert Raynor suffered head and torso trauma, the medical examiner found, and had "I touch little girls" written on his chest, reports said.

Robert Raynor suffered head and torso trauma, the medical examiner found, and had "I touch little girls" written on his chest, reports said.

Roman Nikoghosyan is a high-ranking official with KavKaz and set up transportation, cash to get an associate to Californ...
07/21/2021
Gangster Tied To Rikers Island Jail Escape Faces Federal Charges

Roman Nikoghosyan is a high-ranking official with KavKaz and set up transportation, cash to get an associate to California, prosecutors say.

Roman Nikoghosyan is a high-ranking official with KavKaz and set up transportation, cash to get an associate to California, prosecutors say.

$10.5 billion in funding puts the Metropolitan Transit Authority on better financial footing through 2024 but a deficit ...
07/21/2021
NYC Commuters Won't See MTA Fare Increases In 2021 Thanks To Feds

$10.5 billion in funding puts the Metropolitan Transit Authority on better financial footing through 2024 but a deficit awaits in 2025.

$10.5 billion in funding puts the Metropolitan Transit Authority on better financial footing through 2024 but a deficit awaits in 2025.

Vision Zero is in "crisis" after 124 people died so far this year in traffic crashes, a new study by Transportation Alte...
07/21/2021
NYC Traffic Deaths Break Record In 2021: Study

Vision Zero is in "crisis" after 124 people died so far this year in traffic crashes, a new study by Transportation Alternatives argues.

Vision Zero is in "crisis" after 124 people died so far this year in traffic crashes, a new study by Transportation Alternatives argues.

Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted city workers like police soon could also face a vaccine or testing mandate to fight against ...
07/21/2021
'It's Time To Act': Mayor Unveils City Health COVID Vax Mandate

Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted city workers like police soon could also face a vaccine or testing mandate to fight against the Delta variant.

Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted city workers like police soon could also face a vaccine or testing mandate to fight against the Delta variant.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state police's Hate Crimes Task Force to help investigate the attack on the Bed-Stuy ...
07/21/2021
Woman Smashes Windows Of Brooklyn Yeshiva With Hammer: Cops

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state police's Hate Crimes Task Force to help investigate the attack on the Bed-Stuy border.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state police's Hate Crimes Task Force to help investigate the attack on the Bed-Stuy border.

The People's Ball, which invites everyday New Yorkers to walk a catwalk in the Central Library, returns for its second y...
07/21/2021
Walk The Catwalk At Brooklyn Library With 'People's Ball' Return

The People's Ball, which invites everyday New Yorkers to walk a catwalk in the Central Library, returns for its second year in September.

The People's Ball, which invites everyday New Yorkers to walk a catwalk in the Central Library, returns for its second year in September.

The borough had more fatalities the first half of 2021 than the start of any year Mayor Bill de Blasio's been in office,...
07/21/2021
Brooklyn Sees Most Traffic Deaths Since Vision Zero Launch: Study

The borough had more fatalities the first half of 2021 than the start of any year Mayor Bill de Blasio's been in office, a study found.

The borough had more fatalities the first half of 2021 than the start of any year Mayor Bill de Blasio's been in office, a study found.

Caring for houseplants is easy when you follow some simple steps. Here are some of our favorite indoor plants and tips t...
07/21/2021
6 Tips For Happy, Healthy Houseplants — No Green Thumb Required

Caring for houseplants is easy when you follow some simple steps. Here are some of our favorite indoor plants and tips to help them thrive. 🪴 (Sponsored)

Looking to spruce up your indoor space? FTD has a variety of eye-catching indoor plants perfect for any season.

From high COVID rates to infrastructure issues: "Washington Heights is a neighborhood that's frequently been thought of ...
07/20/2021
COVID Crisis, Floods, Power Cuts: City Accused Of Ignoring Uptown

From high COVID rates to infrastructure issues: "Washington Heights is a neighborhood that's frequently been thought of last."

From high COVID rates to infrastructure issues: "Washington Heights is a neighborhood that's frequently been thought of last."

City families are eligible for $3 billion, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, touting a federal program that could cut child pov...
07/20/2021
NYC Families Get Up To $300 Per Child Monthly Under Tax Credit

City families are eligible for $3 billion, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, touting a federal program that could cut child poverty by half.

City families are eligible for $3 billion, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, touting a federal program that could cut child poverty by half.

“We’ve got to be blunt about it: you’re not getting vaccinated, you’re actually causing harm to other people,” Mayor Bil...
07/20/2021
De Blasio Blasts 'Insane' COVID Vaccine Lies, Resistance

“We’ve got to be blunt about it: you’re not getting vaccinated, you’re actually causing harm to other people,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

"We've got to be blunt about it: you're not getting vaccinated, you're actually causing harm to other people," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Gov. Cuomo's $2 billion AirTrain plan was approved Tuesday, despite pushback from transit experts, community members, an...
07/20/2021
Disputed LaGuardia AirTrain Plan Gets Federal Approval

Gov. Cuomo's $2 billion AirTrain plan was approved Tuesday, despite pushback from transit experts, community members, and local politicians.

Gov. Cuomo's $2 billion AirTrain plan was approved Tuesday, despite pushback from transit experts, community members, and local politicians.

A new suit claims NYPD officers shoved their knees into a man's neck and back just weeks before similar tactics claimed ...
07/20/2021
NYPD Officers Render Man Unconscious With Knee On His Neck: Suit

A new suit claims NYPD officers shoved their knees into a man's neck and back just weeks before similar tactics claimed George Floyd's life.

A new suit claims NYPD officers shoved their knees into a man's neck and back just weeks before similar tactics claimed George Floyd's life.

Yeisser Ramirez, who grew up in Cuba and moved to Brooklyn at 21, will represent the United States in the Tokyo Olympics...
07/20/2021
This Brooklyn Athlete Is Headed To His 1st Olympic Games

Yeisser Ramirez, who grew up in Cuba and moved to Brooklyn at 21, will represent the United States in the Tokyo Olympics.

Yeisser Ramirez, who grew up in Cuba and moved to Brooklyn at 21, will represent the United States in the Tokyo Olympics.

Derek was doubtful if GoodRx could really save him money. Now, though, he uses it to save on prescriptions for the whole...
07/20/2021
New Dad Discovers Easy Way To Save Big On Prescriptions

Derek was doubtful if GoodRx could really save him money. Now, though, he uses it to save on prescriptions for the whole family — even the dog. (Sponsored)

Derek was "blown away" when he saw how much GoodRx could save on medicine for his wife, his son, his mom, the family dog and himself.

Eric Adams said Monday if elected mayor he could split his time between living in Brooklyn and the traditional Gracie Ma...
07/19/2021
Adams Could Be Part-Time Gracie Mansion Resident As Mayor

Eric Adams said Monday if elected mayor he could split his time between living in Brooklyn and the traditional Gracie Mansion residence.

Eric Adams said Monday if elected mayor he could split his time between living in Brooklyn and the traditional Gracie Mansion residence.

Larry Schwartz, who heads the MTA board's finance committee, told reporters fare hikes are off the table this year, acco...
07/19/2021
No MTA Fare Hikes In 2021, Transit Bigwig Says: Reports

Larry Schwartz, who heads the MTA board's finance committee, told reporters fare hikes are off the table this year, according to reports.

Larry Schwartz, who heads the MTA board's finance committee, told reporters fare hikes are off the table this year, according to reports.

At 69 percent of new coronavirus cases, the Delta variant is now the city's dominant strain. Vaccination is the best def...
07/19/2021
NYC COVID Cases Continue Surge As Delta Variant Spreads

At 69 percent of new coronavirus cases, the Delta variant is now the city's dominant strain. Vaccination is the best defense, officials say.

At 69 percent of new coronavirus cases, the Delta variant is now the city's dominant strain. Vaccination is the best defense, officials say.

Online applications for the free "Summer Rising" program — the "working parents' dream," one mother called it — close af...
07/19/2021
200K Kids In NYC's 'Summer Rising' Youth Program

Online applications for the free "Summer Rising" program — the "working parents' dream," one mother called it — close after Tuesday.

Online applications for the free "Summer Rising" program — the "working parents' dream," one mother called it — close after Tuesday.

Get ready for a concert in Prospect Park honoring the life of the Brooklyn rapper in August by grabbing this Biggie Smal...
07/19/2021
Notorious BIG Gets His Own Budweiser Can, Prospect Park Concert

Get ready for a concert in Prospect Park honoring the life of the Brooklyn rapper in August by grabbing this Biggie Smalls-themed beer can.

Get ready for a concert in Prospect Park honoring the life of the Brooklyn rapper in August by grabbing this Biggie Smalls-themed beer can.

California residents Rohit and Ina had never thought about a break-in at their new dream home — but when the unthinkable...
07/19/2021
This Man's Ring Alarm Helped Him Protect His Home From A Break-in

California residents Rohit and Ina had never thought about a break-in at their new dream home — but when the unthinkable happened, the couple’s Ring Alarm Security System helped them prevent the break-in in real-time. (Sponsored)

"[Ring was] the bridge between me and the police, between me and my home. [It was] that central hub that kept it all together," says Rohit

“I’m Team New York. I’m not going to engage in all of the differences and debates. I wear one jersey: New York City," Ad...
07/18/2021
Can Eric Adams And Andrew Cuomo Get Along For The Sake Of New York?

“I’m Team New York. I’m not going to engage in all of the differences and debates. I wear one jersey: New York City," Adams said.

"I'm Team New York. I'm not going to engage in all of the differences and debates. I wear one jersey: New York City," Adams said.

Well over 5,700 New York City eateries got Restaurant Revitalization grants from the American Rescue Act. Scroll through...
07/18/2021
NYC Restaurants Got $2.8 Billion From Stimulus: See Where It Went

Well over 5,700 New York City eateries got Restaurant Revitalization grants from the American Rescue Act. Scroll through the full list.

Well over 5,700 New York City eateries got Restaurant Revitalization grants from the American Rescue Act. Scroll through the full list.

A pandemic surge in noisy cars and bikes racing through New York City streets has gotten worse in 2021, with complaints ...
07/18/2021
Drag Racing Surge Continues In 2021 As NYC Roads Become Speedways

A pandemic surge in noisy cars and bikes racing through New York City streets has gotten worse in 2021, with complaints nearly doubling.

A pandemic surge in noisy cars and bikes racing through New York City streets has gotten worse in 2021, with complaints nearly doubling.

In a sign of a return to normality, subway service changes are making weekend travel a nightmare.
07/17/2021
NYC Weekend Subway Service Changes July 17-18

In a sign of a return to normality, subway service changes are making weekend travel a nightmare.

In a sign of a return to normality, subway service changes are making weekend travel a nightmare.

07/17/2021

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