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Anti-Israel protesters light flares by NYC exhibit for Oct. 7 music festival victims: ‘Long Live the Intifada’

Anti-Israel demonstrators were observed Monday night outside the Nova Music Festival Exhibition in New York City that memorializes the victims of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack. Protesters clashed with police during the rally outside the exhibit during what the protesters called a “citywide day of rage for Gaza,” video of the incident shows. The two sides were seen at one point in an angry exchange when…

Families of hostages taken in Israel on Oct. 7 plead for peace at interfaith conference in NYC

Families of hostages taken by Hamas on Oct. 7 came together with religious leaders for an interfaith conference in New York City Monday amid the ongoing war in Gaza.  The attendees, comprising the family members of Jewish and Muslim hostages as well as pastors, rabbis, and imams, pleaded for peace at the discussion hosted by UJA-Federation of NY.  “It’s time to bring this suffering to…

Jurors must search for truth in the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ case against Trump

As former President Donald Trump awaits a Manhattan jury’s verdict, he can be forgiven for feeling that his criminal trial resembles a surreal “Alice in Wonderland” farce.  He is left to peer through a “Looking-Glass” where everything is backward.  The culprit for this hallucinatory nightmare is District Attorney Alvin Bragg who brought a bizarre case based on warped interpretations of law and distorted facts.  It…

On this day in history, May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge opens amid great civic fanfare

On this day in history, May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge — which spans the East River and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn — opened as the longest suspension bridge in the world.  The Brooklyn Bridge was designed by John A. Roebling, notes the official New York City website.  Construction began in 1869 and was completed in 1883.  “At the time, it was…

NY v Trump has ‘reasonable doubt’ written all over it. But with Bragg, Merchan antics, outcome is unknowable

Anyone can be falsely accused of a crime. Vindication relies on the right to a fair trial.  Regrettably, the Manhattan trial of former President Donald Trump bears no resemblance to that cherished constitutional promise. Almost nothing during this five-week trial can be described as remotely fair.    District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s absurd case made a mockery of our legal system. Judge Juan Merchan compounded the injustice by dismantling…

12-year-old girl shot after suspects open fire at scene of juvenile brawl: police

A 12-year-old girl is recovering after being shot in the arm when two suspects in New York City approached a group of kids who were fighting and at least one fired on them, police said. The New York Police Department said 10 kids were involved in a sidewalk brawl on 160th Street in Queens just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday when two people approached and…

Video shows NYC man stab random woman near Times Square

A New York City man sitting on a walker and smoking a cigarette was seen on video lunging at two women and stabbing one of them with a large knife on Saturday, in what appeared to be an unprovoked attack near Times Square. The attack took place near Port Gourmet Deli on West 43rd and Eighth Avenue on Saturday evening. Video obtained by the New…

Actor Steve Buscemi bloodied and bruised in NYC assault as police hunt attacker

Actor Steve Buscemi was randomly assaulted while walking the streets of New York on Wednesday, his publicist confirmed.  “Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Mid-Town Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city. He is ok and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, though incredibly sad for everyone that this has happened to while also walking the streets of NY,” Buscemi’s publicist told Fox News…

NY v. Trump: DA’s witness testifies Trump did not direct him on Cohen repayments

Former President Donald Trump did not personally direct a Trump Organization executive to set up reimbursement payments to former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, according to witness testimony Monday in the NY v. Trump case.  “Michael Cohen was a lawyer?” defense attorney Emil Bove asked former Trump Organization controller Jeffrey McConney Monday at the start of the fourth week of the trial. “Sure, yes,” McConney responded. …

NYPD shares glimpse into raid removing anti-Israel agitators from Columbia’s Hamilton Hall

The New York City Police Department released footage Tuesday night of its raid inside a Columbia University building after being given permission to take it back from anti-Israel agitators. Hamilton Hall, which was overtaken late Monday night, was cleared at around 11 p.m. Tuesday after a nearly two-hour operation by NYPD officers, most of whom were in riot gear. The encampment on campus was also…

Columbia University protests: Rep. Elise Stefanik urges trustees to remove Shafik after mob seizes building

EXCLUSIVE: House GOP Conference Chair Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., is calling for the removal of Columbia University President Dr. Nemat “Minouche” Shafik, after a mob of anti-Israel agitators took over an academic building early Tuesday morning. In a letter sent on Tuesday to David Greenwald and Clair Shipman and obtained first by Fox News Digital, both co-chairs of the Trustees of Columbia University, Stefanik called the…

$15 toll to enter busiest part of Manhattan will take effect June 30

The start date for the $15 toll most drivers will be charged to enter Manhattan’s central business district will be June 30, transit officials said Friday. Under the so-called congestion pricing plan, the $15 fee will apply to most drivers who enter Manhattan south of 60th Street during daytime hours. Tolls will be higher for larger vehicles and lower for nighttime entries into the city…

Trump Trial Day 7: DA Bragg’s legal strategy is filth by association

Two Trump cases converged in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, when Justice Brett Kavanaugh asked a penetrating question. What’s to stop a “creative prosecutor” from using a “vague statute” to prosecute a president, especially, a prosecutor from the “opposing party”? In the Age of Trump, the answer is nothing. That’s precisely what Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is doing to the former president in a New…

NYC riots: Anti-Israel agitators hurl bottles at NYPD, form human chain amid mass arrests

Anti-Israel protests at New York University’s (NYU) campus turned violent Monday night when demonstrators hurled bottles at police officers who were sent to the scene to disperse a large unruly crowd, officials said. NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Operations Kaz Daughtry posted a video to X taken from a live news feed showing several airborne bottles being flung at police. The NYPD inserted graphics into the video pointing…

Is the East Coast on the brink of a major earthquake — and are we prepared?

The earthquake that struck the East Coast earlier this month was felt by an estimated 42 million people and luckily caused little damage, but what are the chances of a bigger, more powerful quake striking the area? And if it does, what could it look like — and are we prepared? The April 5 phenomenon was a 4.8 magnitude earthquake centered near Whitehouse Station in…

Vaccinating migrants like US children would have prevented disease outbreaks at Chicago shelters: experts

The alarming outbreak of measles and tuberculosis (TB) at migrant shelters in Chicago could easily have been avoided if the illegal migrants had been vaccinated at the border and if they weren’t living in cramped conditions, two medical experts tell Fox News Digital. Chicago health officials said Wednesday that a “small number” of TB cases were reported at some migrant facilities, following reports of dozens of…

JESSE WATTERS: If an anchor gets jostled for 10 seconds, you’ll hear about it all day

Fox News host Jesse Watters discusses what he deemed extensive and even dramatic media coverage of the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the East Coast on “Jesse Watters Primetime.“ JESSE WATTERS: No one died, no one’s hurt, and every building’s still standing. One guy was getting a vasectomy during the quake. Close call, but thank God he’s OK too.  4.8-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE STRIKES NEW JERSEY, SHAKING BUILDINGS…

4.8 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey, shaking buildings in surrounding states

East coast residents felt the earth move Friday morning as a minor earthquake struck New Jersey and was felt in surrounding areas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake measured at least 4.8 magnitude and struck near Lebanon, New Jersey, at 10:23 a.m., about 45 miles west of New York City and 50 miles north of Philadelphia, according to USGS. An estimate indicates the…

NYC migrant squatters found with drugs and guns were previously caught at southern border and released: ICE

The eight Venezuelan illegal immigrant squatters arrested last week after they were found in a New York City home with drugs and guns were previously apprehended at the southern border and released into the U.S., with one suspected of murder, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials confirmed Wednesday.  Immigration authorities arrested three of the squatters again on Wednesday, and lodged detainer requests for four…

Trump posts $175M bond in NY civil fraud case, averts asset seizure

Former President Trump on Monday posted a $175 million bond in his New York civil fraud case, preventing the state from seizing his assets while he appeals.  A New York appellate court had given the former president 10 days to put up the money after a panel of judges agreed last month to slash the amount needed to stop the clock on enforcement. TRUMP DEMANDS…

Massive 5-alarm fire breaks out at Brooklyn Catholic church during Easter Sunday services

A five-alarm fire interrupted Easter services at a Catholic Church in Brooklyn on Sunday, prompting a massive response from the New York Fire Department. The fire broke out at Our Lady of the Rosary Pompeii on Seigel Street in Bushwick just before 2 p.m. Video posted on X showed the flames shooting out of the church. At least six people were being treated for injuries…

Former NYPD officer cleared of murder, manslaughter in shooting of childhood friend

A former New York City police officer has been acquitted of murder in the shooting of his childhood friend during a confrontation on Long Island. A jury on Thursday convicted Errick Allen, 30, only of menacing in the May 12, 2020, shooting of Christopher Curro, Newsday reported. Allen was off duty when he shot Curro, his friend from elementary school in North Massapequa. New York…

Jonathan Diller shooting: NYPD sergeants’ union tells anti-police Democrats to stay away from funeral

The NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association sent a damning letter calling out far-left Democratic leaders in New York City for their anti-police and soft-on-crime policies and telling them to stay away from the funeral of slain Officer Jonathan Diller. The 31-year-old father died Monday after a violent ex-con with 21 prior arrests allegedly shot him in the stomach when police approached the car where the suspect…

NYPD officer shot, killed during car stop in Queens by suspect with multiple prior arrests: police

A New York City police officer has died after he was shot while conducting a vehicle stop, authorities said Monday.  A pair of officers stopped a vehicle at 1919 Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens around 5:48 p.m. as part of the NYPD Community Response Team because it was parked illegally, the NYPD said. Then a shootout ensued. “We lost one of our sons today,”…

Body of 70-year-old woman found inside trash bag in New York, one person charged with concealment of corpse

Four people were taken into custody for questioning after the deceased body of a 70-year-old woman was found stuffed inside a garbage bag inside a luxury apartment building in the Bronx in New York City. Police responded to the scene on Grand Concourse Avenue in Mott Haven just before 2 p.m. on Thursday, according to the New York Daily News. The victim is from Georgia…