Fast-food worker obsessed with ‘ghost guns’ killed one, injured two others in Bronx shooting: cops…

A fast-food worker obsessed with “ghost guns” killed a man and hurt two apparently innocent bystanders when he opened fire with one of the untraceable weapons in a Bronx store early Tuesday, cops and sources said. Edison Cruz, 25 — who has been accused of repeatedly ordering online parts for the makeshift weapons and having them mailed to his elderly parents’ home — was nabbed at the eatery where he works on Jerome Avenue … Continue reading Fast-food worker obsessed with ‘ghost guns’ killed one, injured two others in Bronx shooting: cops…

Petco CEO says company’s growth is inflation-proof, as Americans splurge on pets and bigger homes

( CNBC.com ) Petco CEO Ron Coughlin on Wednesday said the specialty retailer has a key advantage in an uncertain environment: Americans spend on pets, even when their budgets tighten. At an investor day in New York City, he said the pet category is “resilient to economic downturns, resilient to inflation.” Plus, he said, more people adopted pets during the pandemic, as they moved into larger … Continue reading Petco CEO says company’s growth is inflation-proof, as Americans splurge on pets and bigger homes

Fat cats are taking on even fatter rats in Tribeca’s posh Cast Iron House

Fat cats living in an exclusive Tribeca building are battling even fatter rats. The Cast Iron House, an 1881 doorman building with 11 duplex lofts and two penthouses, has been infested by large rodents found “crawling on couches, in kitchens, down stairs and perhaps most unsettling, in a child’s playroom,” according to a lawsuit filed by fed-up residents, including Giorgio De Luca, co-founder of the … Continue reading Fat cats are taking on even fatter rats in Tribeca’s posh Cast Iron House

New York City will require proof of vaccination for indoor dining and fitness.

NYTimes.com Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday morning that New York City will require proof of vaccination for people participating in indoor activities, including at restaurants, gyms and performances, his latest attempt to spur more vaccinations. The mandate also applies to workers at those places. The policy is similar to mandates issued in France and Italy last month and is believed to be the first of its … Continue reading New York City will require proof of vaccination for indoor dining and fitness.

Woman holding her dog leaps to death off luxury NYC building

A 60-year-old woman jumped from a luxury Midtown building — while holding her dog — on Friday afternoon, leaving both dead, cops said. The unidentified woman leaped from the 46-story apartment complex The Victory, at 561 10th Ave. near 41st Street in Hell’s Kitchen, just before 1 p.m., cops said. Both the woman and dog were declared dead at the scene, police said. Per: NYP Continue reading Woman holding her dog leaps to death off luxury NYC building

New Yorkers wade through underground lakes as subway stations flood

Taking the subway? Make sure to pack a lifeboat! Heavy rains caused titanic-level floods at several Big Apple train stations Thursday — forcing some desperate New Yorkers to wade through subterranean lakes just to get on with their commute. Shocking video showed a woman walking into waist-deep water as she attempted to reach the platform at the 157th Street No. 1 train station in Washington Heights. The … Continue reading New Yorkers wade through underground lakes as subway stations flood

Upstate NY woman accused of trying to decapitate her dog with a sword

An upstate New York woman, Pauline Waldron, was arrested after allegedly trying to decapitate her dog with a sword last week, authorities said. Deputies were tipped off to the animal cruelty last Wednesday by the workers at the Catskill Animal Hospital, where the wounded pooch underwent life-saving surgery, the sheriff’s office said. The dog was left alone for eight hours before receiving medical care, authorities … Continue reading Upstate NY woman accused of trying to decapitate her dog with a sword

Man busted for swinging ax during dispute on Manhattan train: cops

A maniac brandished an ax during a squabble on a subway as it approached Penn Station — one of New York’s City’s busiest stops — during peak hour this week, cops said. The 40-year-old victim was on a southbound 2 train when he got into a dispute with 46-year-old Steve Hunt around 5 p.m. Tuesday, police said.  When the argument heated up, Hunt allegedly pulled … Continue reading Man busted for swinging ax during dispute on Manhattan train: cops

Hero NYPD transit cops save man who collapsed on subway tracks

Two NYPD cops saved a man who collapsed on a subway platform and fell onto the tracks as an A-train approached the station on Sunday. Officers Christopher Cerny and Gary Lamour saw the unidentified man in the midst of a medical episode fall on the tracks at the 14th Street and Eight Avenue station, police said. Body cam footage posted to Twitter shows one of the … Continue reading Hero NYPD transit cops save man who collapsed on subway tracks