Queens man allegedly uses second chance to commit another crime


Police executed a search warrant at Trotter’s place in Jamaica and found four forged credit cards inside a shoebox, according to an arrest complaint. The filing said there were shady circumstances connected to the plastic — like one card bearing Trotter’s name, but having someone else’s account information when run through a reader. Source link

'West Side Story' score reworked as a Latin jazz opus by bandleader Bobby Sanabria to help Puerto Rico hurricane victims


A classic stage and screen score has been reworked as a Latin jazz opus – with part of the proceeds going to help Puerto Rico’s hurricane victims. Veteran bandleader Bobby Sanabria has put his own stamp on “West Side Story,” the 1950s Broadway musical that was turned into a beloved Oscar-winning… Source link

EXCLUSIVE: Backlog of 9/11-illness cases sparks opening of new lower Manhattan clinic


“This is serious progress,” said Kimberly Flynn, chair of the World Trade Center’s Health Program’s Survivors Steering Committee. “Survivors’ needs are getting addressed — people looking to get certifications to support their Victim Compensation Fund claims are going to get them, and people who want the specialized care that only the WTC Health Program provides […]

Moscow open to Vladimir Putin visiting Washington after Trump invite: Russian envoy


Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. says Moscow is ready to discuss a possible visit by President Vladimir Putin to Washington after an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump. Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said Friday that Russia “was always open to such proposals. We are ready for discussions on… Source link

It's just hot air: The city's climate-change lawsuit falls flat on its face


It was a preposterous notion from the start: that the city of New York, which burns loads of oil and gas itself, would take the likes of Chevron and Exxon to court, demanding billions of dollars in damages for causing climate change and putting our coastal city through the ravages of Superstorm… Source link

Brooklyn teen's killer was gunning for the victim's older brother, prosecutors say


Ralief Bradford and two other men, still at large, surrounded Justin Richey, 16, on Blake Ave. and Euclid Ave. near the Cypress Hills Houses in East New York Sunday afternoon, demanding he fight them, prosecutors said at Bradford’s arraignment Thursday. They accused him of being in a gang as well, according to a criminal complaint. […]