Chicken Joints Get Their 15 Minutes

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In the wee early hours of Tuesday morning, four teenagers were wounded in a hail of bullets near Kennedy Fried Chicken on Archer Street in the Bronx. A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured, taking hits to the chest, wrist and leg; he is now in stable condition at Jacobi Medical Center, where the other victims [&hellip
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Bandit Targets Cabbies

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The severely-understaffed NYPD needs your help finding a criminal mastermind who has committed several robberies since May 17 by hailing a cab, getting into it, pulling a gun and demanding money. The most recent of the seven-robbery spree occurred this past Friday night at Delancey and Ludlow Streets in Manhattan. Police say the suspect is [&hellip
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Education Only $1.76 Billion Could Buy

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Yesterday, a second-grade boy was removed from PS 63 in Ozone Park by cops after his teacher discovered he was packing an unloaded .38-caliber pistol. It seems many of Christopher Clarke’s classmates were already aware of the gun, as he had done a little show and tell earlier that day. Christopher and his mom, Andrea [&hellip
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The Slaphappiest Place On Earth

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A group of rowdy New Yorkers on vacation in Disney World this past weekend were arrested after engaging in behavior that would generally make Mickey blush: spitting on and cursing at others waiting in line for Space Mountain and assaulting security personnel who tried to subdue them. Maybe, just maybe, they were drunk … maybe. [&hellip
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Queens Couple Sued For Enslaving Nanny

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Less than a week after two Indonesian women came forward and accused the wealthy Long Island couple that hired them as domestic help of forcing them into slavery, another alleged piece of human property has come forward. Hasmat Ara is suing the Queens couple who hired her as a live-in nanny to their young children, [&hellip
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Rich Drunks Often Get Behind The Wheel

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Based on police department statistics, the New York Sun reports that DWI arrests have doubled or more than doubled this year in the city’s wealthier neighborhoods, including the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, and Brooklyn Heights, and since 2001, DWI arrests have risen by about 123 percent citywide. Apparently, experts chock the increase [&hellip
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21st Century Slave Holders in Long Island

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Federal prosecutors announced today that a wealthy December/May couple from Long Island has been accused of keeping slaves—no they’re not pre-Civil War remnants. Varsha Mahender Sabhnani, 35, and her husband Mahender Murlidhar Sabhnani, 51, live together in a $2.5 million house in a very exclusive North Shore community, but may soon be going to the [&hellip
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NYPD Up Security For Sean Bell Shooter

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The NYPD has said that they will increase security for Det. Mike Oliver’s court appearance this coming Monday in Queens after a death threat was made against him by a prominent gang member. Oliver, who fired 31 of the 50 shots that killed Sean Bell and wounded his two friends back in November, sparked outrage [&hellip
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