A man who had losing lottery tickets due to a store clerk’s error stood accused this weekend of threatening the clerk with a box cutter on Long Island.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday that air passengers will now be allowed to carry folding knives with blades that are 2.36 inches or less.
A Newark woman was convicted Wednesday of slashing another woman with a box cutter in front of the victim’s 6-year-old child.
The suspect confronts women inside elevators or stairways of apartment buildings, pulls out a knife or box cutter and then forcibly robs them, police said.
A domestic dispute ended in gunfire Wednesday morning in Astoria after police said a man refused to drop two box cutters after a woman claimed he assaulted her and two children.
Police said the teens ganged up on the men aboard a S74 bus on Staten Island and that 17-year-old Jacquille Pender of Staten Island was arrested a short time later.