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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013

Zosia Mamet Opens in MCC's "Really Really"

Zosia Mamet Opens in MCC's "Really Really"

Zosia Mamet stars in a he said/she said account of rape at a party thrown by the members of what a fellow student calls “Generation Me”

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Blind, Autistic Boy, Found Naked, Covered in Feces: NYPD

Blind, Autistic Boy, Found Naked, Covered in Feces: NYPD

Police say a Staten Island woman has been arrested after she allegedly neglected her blind, autistic son.

NYC Landlord Stabs Tenant to Death in Front of His Son

NYC Landlord Stabs Tenant to Death in Front of His Son

An angry landlord stabbed a tenant to death in front of the victim's 12-year-old son in the Bronx Wednesday night, law enforcement sources and family friends say.  Officers found 44-year-old Zakir Khan with multiple wounds to the torso in front of 1001 Logan Ave. in Throgs Neck at about 6:30 p.m., according to police. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Law enforcement sources say Khan was a tenant who had been living in an apartment inside the landlord's home for the last nine months, promising to buy the place but not paying the rent. When the landlord, identified by police as 51-year-old Taha Mahran, confronted him about it, the two got into an argument, and Mahran allegedly began stabbing Khan in front of his 12-year-old son, according to a family friend of the victim. The friend, who declined to give his name, was in disbelief as he left the house where Khan was stabbed.  "The landlord

Video Shows the Startling Moment Passersby Find Hoax Bomb

Video Shows the Startling Moment Passersby Find Hoax Bomb

The startling discovery of a fake bomb that triggered a massive police response in Linden, New Jersey, Tuesday night was captured on surveillance video obtained exclusively by NBC 4 New York.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. The administration came down on the side of states' rights, lifting Obama-era federal guidelines that had been characterized by Republicans as an example of overreach.

Message to GOP Rep. Lance at Town Hall: 'Push Back'

Message to GOP Rep. Lance at Town Hall: 'Push Back'

The message from constituents and protesters to Republican Rep. Leonard Lance on Wednesday during a town hall meeting frequently interrupted by boos and jeers came through loud: "Push back." Lance's 90-minute town hall at Raritan Valley Community College, where organizers said the mostly filled auditorium had a capacity of 950, erupted in shouts of "push back, push back" when a questioner implored the five-term congressman to oppose President Donald Trump. New Jersey is a Democratic-leaning state that Hillary Clinton carried in November's presidential race and where Democrats outnumber Republicans by about 800,000 registered voters. "I totally reject Trump's agenda," said Barbara Colucci, 79, of Watchung who carried a sign outside the meeting saying "Fake Prez. He's ruining this country." Colucci pointed to Trump's policies aimed at cracking down on illegal immigrants and refugees in particular. Lance is one of five Republicans representing New Jersey in Congres

Man Arrested in 2005 Beheading Screams, Kicks in Court

Man Arrested in 2005 Beheading Screams, Kicks in Court

A 38-year-old man arrested late last year in the 2004 slaying of a teenage girl left naked in a Brooklyn alley now faces charges in the cold-case death of a 19-year-old man whose dismembered, beheaded body was found in a subway tunnel in 2005, authorities say.