Mob of masked teens trash Chinese restaurant in Queens, cause $20,000 in damages
Police are searching for a mob of masked vandals who barged in and trashed a seafood restaurant in Queens, New York. On March 4, a group of teenagers took an elevator to the third floor of a corner mall in College Point and stormed into the Fish Village restaurant, wildly flipping tables and chairs while customers were eating at around 8:20 p.m. A cell phone video of the incident was posted to Twitter on Wednesday by education and community activist Yiatin Chu, who lamented, "We’ve fallen so low that there’s no expectation of consequences for this horrific attack on private property."news.yahoo.com
Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa spar in 1st NYC mayoral debate
The two men running to become New York City’s next mayor offered starkly different visions at their first debate about how to lead the nation’s largest city out of the pandemic, improve public safety and gird the city of 8.8 million people for more powerful storms driven by climate change.
Biden balances fighting rising crime, reforming police
Facing rising fears of summer violence, President Joe Biden has embarked on a precarious political high-wire act, trying to balance supporting law enforcement to curb the rise in crime while also backing the police reform movement championed by many of his supporters.
Error mars vote count in NYC mayoral primary
The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City was thrown into a state of confusion Tuesday when election officials abruptly retracted their latest report on the vote count after realizing it had been corrupted by test data never cleared from a computer system.
Former police officer Eric Adams close to winning NYC mayoral race as ranked-choice votes are tallied
Though the result of the New York City mayoral primary will not be known for a week or two, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is in the lead. The rise of Adams, a former NYPD captain, coincided with surveys showing violent crime as the top concern of the city's voters, replacing COVID-19.news.yahoo.com
New York Guardian Angels patrol a Jewish neighborhood on edge
It was Ariana Golds first night of training with the Guardian Angels, a volunteer neighborhood patrol group that has started patrolling the boroughs Crown Heights section, where attacks against ultra-orthodox Jews have risen in recent months. Gold, a New York native who has been boxing for exercise for five years, found her way to the Guardian Angels after spotting a recruitment poster in the subway. So, this kind of combined all of those traits.Founder of the Guardian Angels, Curtis Sliwa speaks to people in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S. January 28, 2020. Patrols were also launched in some other ultra-orthodox Brooklyn neighborhoods, he said. A man walks past Guardian Angels members in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S. January 28, 2020.feeds.reuters.com
Trump doubles down on 9/11 claim with 2001 MTV video
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is refusing to back down from his claim that he saw Muslims in New Jersey cheering during the attacks on 9/11. Trump is demanding apologies from critics, after engaging in a Twitter feud with radio host Curtis Sliwa. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more.cbsnews.com