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74-year-old woman found dead Inside Upper West Side apartment with hands and feet tied | amNewYork
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A 74-year-old woman was found dead with her hands and feet tied inside her Upper West Side apartment Wednesday night, police said.Maria Hernandez, of 126 West 83rd St., was found in her third-floor apartment unconscious and unresponsive at around 9:55 p.m. bound by rope - although there were no obvious signs of trauma, police said.
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Google Voice will now warn you about potential spam calls
Google has announced that it's adding a red "suspected spam caller" warning to Google Voice calls if it doesn't think they're legitimate.In a post on Thursday, the company says it's identifying spam "using the same advanced artificial intelligence" system as it does with its traditional phone app for Android.
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Google Voice now flags suspected spam calls | Engadget
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Google Voice has made it easier to filter out spammers trying to call your number.The tech giant has announced that the service will now flag suspected spam calls and will clearly label them as such, complete with a big red exclamation mark.Spam calls and texts have been a huge issue for a years, and they aren't going away anytime soon - according to the FCC, consumers in the US receive approximately 4 billion robocalls per month and that Americans had lost nearly $30 billion to scam calls in 2021.
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Attempted Rape Of 18-Year-Old Happens On Upper West Side Train: Police
UPPER WEST SIDE, NY - A man exposed himself and tried to pull an 18-year-old woman's pants down on an Upper West Side train, police said.The woman got on a "2" train about 10 p.m. on Sunday at 125th Street, where she was followed by an unknown man, police said.The man then exposed himself and tried to grab her pants as the train pulled into the 72nd Street station, police said.
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NYPD probes shootings in Upper Manhattan | Flipboard
Two shootings happened in Inwood on Monday.A 64-year-old woman was killed.. See more videos about Videos, Upper Manhattan, NYPD, New York City.
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Suspect slashes victim across the face in unprovoked attack on Upper West Side train | amNewYork
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Cops are looking for a suspect who slashed a man on an Upper West Side subway earlier this week.Authorities say that at 9:45 p.m. on Nov. 29, a 49-year-old man was riding on a northbound 2 train.
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Man critically hurt in shooting in Toronto's King Street West area | CBC News
A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting west of downtown Toronto on Wednesday night, police say.Toronto police are investigating a shooting in the area of King Street West and Shaw Street that has left a man with life-threatening injuries.(David Donnelly/CBC) A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting west of downtown Toronto on Wednesday night, police say.
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19 car mirrors vandalized in West Rogers Park, police say
At least 19 car passenger side mirrors were vandalized in West Rogers Park on the city's North Side early Wednesday, according to police.Police responded to the 2100 block of West Howard Street around 1 a.m. and discovered the cars with broken mirrors.There was no one in custody as of Wednesday morning.
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A massive new bike lane may soon open by Tenth Avenue
The west side is getting 40 blocks worth of parking-protected bike lane.Just a few months after a proposal seeking to turn the West Side Highway into a two-way bike lane was made public, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced its plans to install a parking-protected bike lane on almost 40 blocks of 10th Avenue, effectively turning the west side of town into a safer, more accessible area for cyclists.
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Kanye West storms off podcast after being challenged over antisemitic views
Kanye West walked off the set of a live podcast taping on Monday after being challenged over his antisemitic views.West and his posse of white nationalists, Milo Yiannopoulos and Nick Fuentes, appeared on Tim Pool's Timcast podcast.Pool actually began the interview by asking West about his recent dinner with Donald Trump, but West immediately took the conversation in a different direction.
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Worker falls to death from scaffolding on Upper West Side apartment building
A worker fell to his death from scaffolding at at Upper West Side apartment building Monday, police said.The 36-year-old victim plunged to his death from the high-rise on West End Ave.near W. 72nd St. about 11:25 a.m., officials said.Police said the worker landed on scaffolding on the first floor.Investigators were trying to determine what floor he fell from.