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Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty In Landmark #Metoo Moment

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and was led off to prison in handcuffs, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful H...

Stocks Open Lower On Wall Street Following Weakness Overseas

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower again on Wall Street, putting the market on track for a weekly loss after two weeks of gains. Overseas markets were also weaker Friday afte...

Local Officials Push For Cell Towers In Palisades Dead Zone

BEAR MOUNTAIN (VINnews) — In today's day and age, as technology gets more and more sophisticated, the situations in which we find ourselves at a technological disadvantage are beco...

Suspects In Custody After Mugging Yeshiva Student At Knifepoint

BROOKLYN (VINnews) — Two suspects are in custody, after they terrorized and mugged a Yeshiva student at knifepoint Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred on Ave L and E 14th ...

College Student Dies Of Flu Before 911 Rescuers Can Find Him

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A college student was found dead in his home of the flu after a garbled 911 call left rescuers with no means of locating him, authorities said. Police and fire...

Monsey Library Stabbing Suspect Walked Free After Attempted Rape Due To Bail Reform

SPRING VALLEY (VINnews) — The 25-year-old who stabbed a female security guard to death in the Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley after she asked him to lower his music, ...

Police: Monsey Stabbing Victim Had Asked The Attacker To Lower Music

SPRING VALLEY (VINnews) — The Monsey community was shaken on Tuesday after the news broke that a fatal stabbing had occurred inside the Finkelstein Library in Spring Valley. As ...

Disturbance In Queens, As Gas Rupture Causes Evacuations [VIDEOS]

KEW GARDEN HILLS (VINnews) — The Kew Garden Hills community of Queens was inconvenienced on Wednesday, after a construction crew accidentally struck high-pressure gas main, causing...

New York City’s Latest Tactic To Combat Anti-Semitism: An Ad Campaign Featuring Diverse Jewish New Yorkers

NEW YORK (JTA) — New York City is hoping that a new ad campaign will make Jewish New Yorkers feel comfortable despite a recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks. The campaign, launc...

Monsey: Stabbing In Finkelstein Library, Victim Pronounced Dead [VIDEOS]

MONSEY (VINnews) — A stabbing occurred in Monsey on Tuesday afternoon, leaving one victim dead. The stabbing took place inside the Finkelstein Library, located at 24 Chestnut St...

Off-Duty NYPD Detective Commits Suicide In Queens Home

QUEENS (VINnews) — An off-duty NYPD detective hanged himself at his mother's house in Queens on Monday. The detective had many years on the job, according to a report by the pos...
A woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores, Tuesday, April 27, 2010, in New York. Sprint Nextel Corp. on Wednesday, April 28, said it lost a net 75,000 subscribers in the first three months of 2010, compared to a loss of 182,000 in the same quarter last year.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

New York Attorney General Will Not Challenge T-Mobile-Sprint Merger

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general said Sunday the state will not appeal a judge's decision approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. Attorney General Letitia James ...

Teenage Orthodox Pingpong Phenom May Have To Skip Olympics Because Trials Are On Shabbat

COLORADO SPRINGS (JTA) - An 18-year-old pingpong star may have to skip this year’s Olympics because the U.S. trials are scheduled for Shabbat and she is an Orthodox Jew. While m...

14-year-old Charged With Barnard College Student Death

NEW YORK (AP) — A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a park during a robbery in December, a crime that rattled New York City reside...

Longest-Serving Jewish Federal Judge, Named By LBJ, Retires At 98

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York City who was nominated by President Lyndon Johnson and who contributed to the landmark case that struck down racial segregation in publi...

Brooklyn Orthodox Community Gives Nearly $50,000 To Family Of Slain Jersey City Cop

JERSEY CITY (JTA) — A crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by an Orthodox community in Brooklyn raised some $48,000 for the family of the police officer killed in the Jersey City atta...

NY Gov. Cuomo To Meet Trump Says He’ll Ask To Reverse Move On Global Entry

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor plans to propose to President Donald Trump that the state could share some driving records with federal immigration agencies if the administ...

Police Ambush Suspect Arraigned On Attempted Murder Charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of ambushing New York City police officers in a patrol van and then at a precinct was arraigned Monday on attempted murder and other charges. The s...

NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Police Ambush Gets Out Of Hospital

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department lieutenant shot in the arm by a gunman who opened fire in a police precinct was released from the hospital to cheers and applause on Mo...

Police: Same Gunman Attacked Officers In 2 Shootings

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman walked into a police station in the Bronx and started shooting early Sunday, wounding an officer just hours after he shot a different officer in a patrol v...