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CBS2: Local Baseball Prospect Dies From Injuries After Shooting Outside Burger King In YonkersA promising baseball prospect from Yonkers who was shot in the head last month has died.
Police: Duo Attacks, Robs 79-Year-Old Man In BrooklynTwo men went on a shopping spree after robbing an elderly man near his Brooklyn home, police said.
Man Charged With Luring, Groping Boys In Park In The BronxA man was arrested and charged late Thursday with luring and groping boys in three separate incidents in a park in the Bronx.
Police Release New Photos Of Suspect In Robbery At Plaza HotelPolice late Thursday released new photos of a suspect they said robbed a currency exchange business inside the famed Plaza Hotel.
Firefighter Injured In Washington Heights Manhole ExplosionA firefighter was injured Thursday evening when a manhole exploded in Washington Heights.
3-Alarm Fire Rips Through Bronx Apartment Building; Up To 20 DisplacedAn extra-alarm fire ripped through an apartment building in the Bronx Thursday evening.
Frantic Search On For Five Towns Man, Missing Since MondayA Long Island community was in a panic late Thursday after a 29-year-old medical student vanished.
Calls For Pedestrian Bridge Between Manhattan, Jersey City Pick Up SteamWhile a bridge may be a bit of a long shot, there is already an online petition signed by more than a thousand people who want to see the idea become a reality.
Police: Woman Escapes From Custody, Steals Ambulance In SmithtownA woman escaped police custody at a Long Island hospital and stole an ambulance Thursday evening, police said.
Fire Commissioner: Natural Gas Ruled Out As Cause Of Brooklyn BlastFire marshals have eliminated natural gas as the cause of an explosion and fire that killed two people in Brooklyn, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Thursday.
Mayor De Blasio To Head To Israel Next WeekMayor Bill de Blasio will be heading to Israel next week, where he will address the need to fight anti-Semitism before a conference of mayors.
Growing Number Of New Yorkers Make A Living With On Demand Ride Services Uber, LyftA growing number of New Yorkers have been following the trail of money, and getting behind the wheel to make big buck.