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Erratic NYC tenant runs amok, allegedly stabs neighbor: 'She has been nothing but trouble'
The bloody assault in South Ozone Park unfolded just before 8 a.m.Courtesy photos
A Queens woman who allegedly spent months harassing her neighbor and landlord was arrested Saturday for stabbing her fellow tenant, police and witnesses told The Post.The alleged attacker and the victim each rented separate units in the multi-family home in South Ozone Park, where the landlord lived downstairs.
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NYC convictions plummet, downgraded charges surge under Manhattan DA Bragg
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg has seen convictions plummet under his watch.ALEX KENT/AFP via Getty Images
Soft-on-crime Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has downgraded more than half his felony cases to misdemeanors - while also managing to lose half of the felony cases that do reach court.Since taking office on Jan. 1, Bragg has downgraded 52% of felony cases to misdemeanors - compared to 39% in all of 2019.
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Swag counterfeiters return to NYC's Chinatown - 3 months after NYPD takedown
Wellington Chen called the counterfeit comeback on Canal a "cat-and-mouse game."Helayne Seidman
Canal Street residents are tired of fake news.Three months after a massive NYPD sting netted as much as $2 million in knockoff designer goods - peddlers of faux Fendi and pirated Prada are out in full force again, locals griped.
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In political shift, Westchester trends as influential Democrat suburb
Westchester County has increasingly become more Democratic in recent years.AP
After decades as a Republican stronghold, New York's Westchester County is now one of the nation's most influential Democratic suburbs, according to a new analysis of this year's election data.Population shifts triggered by the coronavirus pandemic have tilted Westchester, the city's largest northern suburb, into a blue bastion that helped rescue Gov. Kathy Hochul's re-election bid - and blunted the the Republican Party's widely anticipated "red wave," Politico reported Saturday.
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NYC violence leaves one shot, one slashed
An 18-year-old was shot in the right foot outside the Albany Houses in Crown Heights.Wayne Carrington
Big Apple bloodshed left one person shot and another slashed in separate incidents in two boroughs.An 18-year-old was shot in the right foot outside the Albany Houses, a NYCHA building on the 1400 block of Bergen Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn around 6:10 p.m. Friday, cops said.
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Untraceable 'ghost guns' hit NYC streets in record numbers
Ghost guns have surged by 75% compared to last year.Manhattan District Attorney
The number of ghost guns recovered in New York City this year has surged 75 percent compared to last - shattering all previous records and accounting for nearly half of all untraceable firearms confiscated in the state, data reviewed by The Post has found.
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Dominican teachers threatened by DOE staffers to keep quiet over steep living costs - or face deportation
Bilingual Dominican teachers were told their visas could be in jeopardy if they discussed the steep price of rent they were forced to pay.J.C. Rice for NY Post
Bilingual educators brought from the Dominican Republic to work for the city Department of Education were ordered by a middle school teacher to shut up about the steep cost of the rooms they were forced to rent - or be exiled from the program, they told The Post.
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Ex-NYC cop who allegedly lied under oath gets $94K gig with DA
Matthew Wohl retired from the NYPD in July 2021 after allegedly lying under oath.Facebook
A retired NYPD officer who allegedly lied under oath has landed a sweet gig at the Rockland County District Attorney's office.The office sought a special state waiver to hire Matthew Wohl for a job as a confidential investigator, which pays $94,000 a year on top of his police pension.
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BMW driver arrested after fatal NYC crash with motor scooter
The mortally injured scooter operator died at Elmhurst Hospital after colliding with a BMW.Seth Gottfried
The driver of a motor scooter died following a collision with a BMW in Queens, police said.The deadly incident occurred around 1:15 a.m.Saturday at 37th Avenue and 82nd Street in Jackson Heights, cops said.
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No love from the left for NYC Democrat Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
New York Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is favored to become House Minority Leader.REUTERS
The far left wing of the Democratic Party isn't feeling the love for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the favorite to become House Minority Leader.The Democrat, who represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens, is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus - but unlike more radical members of his party, he does not back defunding the police and supports Israel.
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NYC landlords could soon be denied criminal background checks for tenants
A controversial bill prohibiting NYC landlords from performing criminal background checks on prospective tenants is on a fast track to becoming law.A controversial bill prohibiting Big Apple landlords from performing criminal background checks on prospective tenants - even those convicted of murder and other heinous crimes - is on a fast track to becoming law.