20 people hurt, two seriously, in high-rise blaze on NYC’s East 52nd Street

Twenty people were hurt — two of them seriously — in a fire that had residents hanging out of the windows of an East 52nd Street apartment building early Saturday, the FDNY said.  The three-alarm blaze erupted on the 20th floor at 429 East 52nd St. around 10:30 a.m., officials said. “It was horrible, there were people hanging out of the window and everything — just … Continue reading 20 people hurt, two seriously, in high-rise blaze on NYC’s East 52nd Street

NYC could see warmer than average winter, weather models say!!

New York City could be in for a warmer than average winter, even as parts of Upstate New York get hit with more snow than usual. Forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Predication Center released an updated winter outlook for the country on Thursday. Meteorologists predicted that La Niña — a global weather pattern influenced by colder temperatures in the Pacific Ocean — … Continue reading NYC could see warmer than average winter, weather models say!!

‘Casino-level gambling’: Betting explodes in NYC Chinatown park with thousands on the line

What happens in Columbus Park, stays in Columbus Park. Gamblers have transformed the Chinatown park into an anything-goes, outdoor casino — where high rollers illegally bet big bucks on card games with pots reaching thousands of dollars, and cops turn a blind eye. The Post visited the park on four separate days over the past week and spotted up to 10 tents raised and drawing hundreds of … Continue reading ‘Casino-level gambling’: Betting explodes in NYC Chinatown park with thousands on the line

Woman impaled on fence after being hit by a car in NYC!!

A woman was critically injured after she was hit by a car and impaled on a metal fence in the Bronx on Friday night, police said. The 59-year-old woman was walking down the street just after 6:30 p.m. when she was struck by a gray Lexus SUV in front of 2040 Bronxdale Ave. in Pelham Parkway, cops said. The car forced the woman into a … Continue reading Woman impaled on fence after being hit by a car in NYC!!

St. Louis tourist, 21, raped by stranger in NYC subway station: cops

A 21-year-old St. Louis tourist was accosted and raped inside a New York City subway station by a man who approached her at a Times Square hub offering to show her around, authorities said.  The woman was inside the station at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 3 a.m. Sept. 1 when the perv walked up and said he’d show her around, cops said.  He … Continue reading St. Louis tourist, 21, raped by stranger in NYC subway station: cops

Sex fiend who nearly killed NYC man with sucker punch freed without bail

A convicted sex offender who allegedly cold-cocked a man on a Bronx street — causing a brain bleed that required surgery — was freed without bail Thursday after getting his attempted murder charges reduced in the unprovoked attack. Bui Van Phu, 55, was instead charged by the Bronx District Attorney’s Office with assault and harassment, both misdemeanors, for the brutal knockout punch last Friday that left the … Continue reading Sex fiend who nearly killed NYC man with sucker punch freed without bail