Cop Who Shot Unarmed Bronx Teen to Turn Himself In

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Four-year NYPD veteran Richard Haste is being indicted on manslaughter charges after fatally shooting an unarmed teenager in the boy’s Bronx home. Haste is expected to turn himself in to the Bronx district attorney’s office tomorrow following the grand jury’s decision, the Daily News reports. In early February, Haste followed the victim, Ramarley Graham, into [&hellip
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Ambition on the Esplanade: Exhibit Showcases Designs for Waterfront Development

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Elaborate designs for East Side Esplanade now on display in museum exhibit By Rebecca Harris The shabby state of Manhattan’s East River esplanade, crumbling in age and plagued by awkwardly configured spaces, minimal amenities and deterioration due to a general lack of upkeep, has been a source of displeasure among East Siders for years. City [&hellip
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An Apple a Day For Dr. Oz’s Daughter

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Daphne Oz, co-host of The Chew, on healthy eating and her father’s influence By Angela Barbuti It’s before 10 a.m. and Daphne Oz has already eaten a lamb chop and sipped a mai tai. As one of the hosts on ABC’s The Chew, she spends weekdays in the kitchen, cooking with her co-hosts and contributing [&hellip
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Don’t Go Blind Tonight: Where to view the “transit of Venus” safely

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By Nick Gallinelli A few organizations are providing spots to safely view tonight’s transit of Venus   Unless you’re going to live for another 105 years (and if you are you probably can’t read this) tonight is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Venus cross the earth’s view of the sun. Tonight, a “transit of Venus” [&hellip
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Could We Build The U.S.S. Enterprise From Star Trek?

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USS-Enterprise-Ship-Hulls-Diagram   At least one dude thinks we could. Some total random known only as BTE-Dan has put together a surprisingly large website detailing (really really detailing) what it would take to Build The Enterprise over the course of 20 years. As BTE-Dan sees it, all the main technologies we’d need to construct a real life [&hellip
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Summer Guide: What Whoopi Goldberg is up to this summer

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What’s your favorite thing about New York in the summer? New York is like a party—all kinds of music everywhere, the smells of street fairs and carnival food wafting through the city, open hydrants offering a way to cool off. (From our 2012 Summer Guide.) What’s your favorite summertime activity? Coney Island, Atlantic City, Central [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, Uncategorized, West Side Spirit

crimewatch Compiled by Megan Bungeroth The Worst of Crimes A group of Upper West Side neighbors received a rude—and hot—awakening when they discovered their air conditioners had been stolen. Last Thursday, the manager of a building on West 71st Street reported to police that eight AC units, worth a total of $8,000, were discovered missing from [&hellip
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Lotto Millionaire Isaac Sasson Eyes Assembly Seat

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Self-funding lotto millionaire Isaac Sasson, who narrowly lost a City Council bid in 2009 and a state Senate bid in 2010, is now seriously weighing a run for Assemblywoman Grace Meng’s seat, according to political consultant Jay Golub, a key advisor during Sasson’s 2010 campaign. “He is weighing his options,” Golub said in an email. [&hellip
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Air Force Veteran Killing Brings Tragedy to Fleet Week

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21-year-old Air Force veteran Fabian Gonzalez was shot and killed on Saturday at 2:30 a.m. while walking with his cousin on Lyvere St. According to police, the pair argued with a group of men, one of whom drew a gun and shot Gonzalez in the armpit and his cousin in the right calf. The pair [&hellip
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7 Pieces of Unexpected Romantic Wisdom from Ice-T & Coco

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Brad and Jen. Courtney and David. Nick and Jessica. And of course Kim and Kris. The examples of relationships gone bust are plentiful. In a culture where celebrity (and non-celebs for that matter) relationships implode faster than Michelle Bachman’s brain cells, Ice-T and Nicole “Coco” Austin’s decade plus marriage is something of an anomaly. One [&hellip
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