Crime in NYC: Smoke Shop Employee Shot in Manhattan Lower East Side Dispute

LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) — A smoke shop employee was shot during a dispute that spilled out of his Lower East Side shop Sunday night. According to police, the 36-year-old worker got into an argument with three men who entered the Orchard Street store just after 10:30 p.m. and started taking things. They reportedly … Read more

3 NYPD officers injured in Brooklyn arrest

DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) — Three police officers suffered minor injuries while arresting a suspect in Brooklyn. Officers had responded to a harassment incident on 11th Avenue and 63rd Street in Dyker Heights Sunday night. A crowd gathered at the scene and a scuffle broke out between the officers and the suspect. One officer suffered … Read more

White House Hunger Summit must get real about poverty to be successful

Emergency food (photo: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office) The White House will soon convene a conference on hunger, nutrition and health — the first of its kind in more than five decades. In that time we have made great strides in reducing food insecurity, but the changes are not all good. After an explosion of unhealthy, … Read more

Iran expands counter-demonstrations and repression against ‘women’s uprising’

More than 1,800 detainees in 3 provinces… and dozens of children among the dead and injured in Kurdistan Iranian authorities have reorganized counter-demonstrations against the protest marches that swept the country in solidarity with the “women’s uprising” against the “moral police” accused of causing the death of the young Kurdish woman, Mahsa Amini, and escalated … Read more

Deschamps asks PSG to give Mbappé rest before World Cup

Deschamps asks PSG to give Mbappé rest before World Cup Sunday – 29 Safar 1444 AH – 25 September 2022 AD Paris: «Middle East» French coach Didier Deschamps called on Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier to “let Kylian Mbappe breathe a little” by giving the player a negative rest before the start of the World … Read more

Repression of Iranian protests is increasing… and the regime continues counter-demonstrations

Repression of Iranian protests is increasing… and the regime continues counter-demonstrations 1800 detainees in 3 provinces and dozens of children among the injured and dead… The European Union condemns the use of violence Monday – 1 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AH – September 26, 2022 AD Edition No. [ 16008] Protest marches in Tehran (Twitter) London … Read more

Repression of Iranian protests is increasing… and the regime continues counter-demonstrations

Repression of Iranian protests is increasing… and the regime continues counter-demonstrations 1800 detainees in 3 provinces and dozens of children among the injured and dead… The European Union condemns the use of violence Monday – 1 Rabi’ al-Awwal 1444 AH – September 26, 2022 AD Edition No. [ 16008] Protest marches in Tehran (Twitter) London … Read more

Federer bids farewell to tennis courts on emotional evening

Nadal confirms he has lost a significant part of his life and withdraws from the Lever Championship Swiss tennis star Roger Federer praised his wife Mirka and confirmed he was “happy and not sad”, despite crying as he said goodbye to the tennis courts after his defeat and Spanish star Rafael Nadal in the doubles … Read more

COVID New York City update: Manhattan judge rules vaccine mandate invalid for PBA members

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — A judge has ruled that New York City’s COVID vaccine mandate is invalid because it applies to members of the Police Benevolent Association. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Lyle Frank ruled that the city cannot fire PBA members for failing to vaccinate, instead suggesting that the city make vaccination requirements part … Read more

NYC Crime: Body Parts of 22-Year-Old Woman Found in 2 Suitcases in Brooklyn Apartment, Police Looking for Boyfriend

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) — Investigators believe a body found in two suitcases in an apartment in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, belongs to a 22-year-old woman. Residents of the building reported a foul odor and told security the woman had not been seen for several days. A security guard went to her 6th-floor apartment and tried … Read more