Stormtrooper statue stolen from Long Island video game store

Stormtrooper statue stolen from Long Island video game store

The police force may soon be with this thief.  A Stormtrooper statue was stolen from the front of a Long Island store where it was on display last week, according to the owner and Suffolk County cops.  Surveillance from the Blast from the Past retro video game store on West Main Street shows two women … Read more

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Lt. Gov. Hochul ducks questions about Cuomo’s sex harassment scandals

Lt. Gov. Hochul ducks questions about Cuomo's sex harassment scandals

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul ducked questions Friday about the spiraling sexual harassment scandal engulfing Gov. Andrew Cuomo — and why he didn’t show up for the long-awaited reopening of Coney Island’s amusement parks. Hochul initially refused to respond when asked to comment during an appearance at Brooklyn famed fun spots, which were shuttered last season … Read more

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Bill de Blasio confronted during interview about NYC shooting

Bill de Blasio confronted during interview about NYC shooting

A terrified mom confronted Mayor Bill de Blasio point-blank on Friday about a daylight shooting near his old Brooklyn neighborhood — and he quickly lapsed into talking points to downplay the city’s alarming surge in gun violence. During de Blasio’s weekly appearance on WNYC radio, a caller who identified herself as “Nicole” said she had … Read more

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House GOP questions NY’s unemployment program for illegal immigrants

House GOP questions NY's unemployment program for illegal immigrants

House Republicans want a federal review of New York’s $2.1 billion program to give illegal immigrants unemployment checks — saying the money apparently came from President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package. In a Thursday letter, House Budget Committee Ranking Member Jason Smith (R-Mo.) and Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) called on the … Read more

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US deliveries of J&J vaccine to plummet 80 percent next week

US deliveries of J&J vaccine to plummet 80 percent next week

Deliveries of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the US are set to plummet by more than 80 percent next week — as the manufacturer struggles with a production problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC’s website indicates that more than 4.9 million doses of J&J’s vaccine were allocated … Read more

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Jersey Shore cop arrested for sexually abusing juvenile

Jersey Shore cop arrested for sexually abusing juvenile

A Jersey Shore cop who once received a “key to Ocean City” is charged with sexually assaulting a minor. Ocean City Sergeant Tyrone Rolls, 50, turned himself in at the Cape May Prosecutor’s Office Wednesday, according to a press release. Rolls was charged with aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault of a domestic violence victim, official … Read more

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AG James can probe Cuomo nursing home scandal without DiNapoli referral

AG James can probe Cuomo nursing home scandal without DiNapoli referral

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said Thursday that State Attorney General Letitia James can launch a sweeping criminal probe of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial COVID-19 nursing home policies and decisions without a referral from DiNapoli’s office. DiNapoli responded to a letter sent to him last month by VoicesForSeniors, a group founded by relatives of nursing home residents … Read more

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Cuomo staffers dispute claim they ‘volunteered’ to work on his book: report

Cuomo staffers dispute claim they 'volunteered' to work on his book: report

Aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are pushing back against his administration’s claim that they “volunteered” to help with his pandemic memoir, it was revealed Thursday. Several current and former Cuomo staffers told the Times-Union that their work on the best-selling book was “expected” — despite not being official government work. “It was not … Read more

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NYPD bumps up reward for killer of twin babies in Bronx

NYPD bumps up reward for killer of twin babies in Bronx

Two baby boys found dumped behind a Bronx building five months ago were beaten to death — and cops are now upping the reward to help collar their killer. “What we’re looking for is the public’s help,” said Lt. William O’Toole, the commanding officer of the Bronx homicide unit. “We did a pretty exhausting investigation … Read more

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Arrest made in armed robberies at NYC parking garages

Arrest made in armed robberies at NYC parking garages

Cops have busted one teen and ID’d another member of a brazen Bronx car theft crew that made off with 10 vehicles, including a nearly $100,000 Porsche. Over four days, the armed thieves boosted cars from a trio of parking garages in The Bronx — where dramatic footage captured the crew strongarming workers while putting … Read more

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