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Cold-hearted teens steal 8-year-old NYC boy’s lemonade stand earnings
Upper West Side youngster Julian Lin, 8, had made as much as $150 at his lemonade stand on Sunday when two teenagers showed up and stole his earnings -- and remain on the loose, cops said.
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‘Get used’ to more smoke and haze in NYC this summer, forecaster says
The dangerous situation contributing to a uncrowded commute as many employees opted to work from home even as state officials distributed a million N95 masks in an attempt to mitigate the risks.
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Connecticut man allegedly drowned mom in river to ‘keep demons away’
"My mom's dead. I killed her," Eric Meagan allegedly told the dispatcher in the 911 call. "Yeah, I had to. I had to do it to keep the demons away."
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Out-of-control teenage Tesla driver jumps curb and kills 76-year-old pedestrian on NYC street: cops
The teen driver was heading north on Ocean Parkway “at an apparent high rate of speed” when he lost control and mounted the sidewalk at the Avenue M intersection in Midwood, striking 76-year-old Milorad Rajacic, of Old Westbury, police said.
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Broadway shows canceled due to NYC air quality from Canadian wildfires
Several Broadway shows were forced to cancel performances Wednesday after smoke from the Canadian wildfires made its way to New York and rapidly deteriorated the city's air quality.
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Teen fatally stabs dad, 60, is tased by NYPD after attempting to barricade self in home
The 19-year-old suspect – who has no prior arrests – attacked his dad inside the home on 230th Street near 146th Avenue in Brookville, police said. 
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New York City recorded worst-ever air quality Wednesday, which was national Clean Air Day in Canada
The record bad conditions from Canadian wildfires ironically came on what was supposed to be the Great White Way's national Clean Air Day.
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New York lawmakers rebuke Biden, FAA for agreeing to house migrants at JFK building
The lawmakers blast the plan as flying in the face of security recommendations laid out after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and express concern that migrant shelter will overwhelm authorities at the airport.
3 alleged gang members charged in fatal shooting of elderly bystander outside NYC deli
Three Trinitarios gang members were arrested and charged Wednesday over the fatal shooting of 66-year-old innocent bystander Reda Girgis outside his son’s Upper Manhattan deli last month.
Insane time-lapse video shows how quickly wildfire smoke camouflaged NYC
The NWS called the shocking footage, “almost unbelievable” in the tweet.
NY Gov. Kathy Hochul taps donor, 91, to CUNY trustees board despite ‘hate speech’ outcry
Gov. Kathy Hochul has appointed a wealthy 91-year-old campaign donor to the City University of New York's board of trustees amid outcries over hate speech and a machete-wielding professor.
Gov. Kathy Hochul appoints Seth Marnin as first openly male transgender judge in US history
The appointment of Marnin to oversee Court of Claims cases in New York City adds to the historical firsts in the state court system by Gov. Kathy Hochul
Crazed vandal wrecks Pope Francis photo, dresses up in priest robes at NYC church: report
A crazed man waltzed into a Queens church and destroyed a framed photo of Pope Francis.
NYC child services staffer lied about work to pocket $21K in salary while on trips to Africa, across US: prosecutors
Bola Alade-Gbami, a 72-year-old veteran worker with the city Administration for Children's Services, is charged with using perks meant for troubled kids and cashing city paychecks while on overseas trips.
Last-minute ‘hope’ for bill restoring Tappan Zee name to Cuomo Bridge
The proposal bill passed the state Senate on Wednesday and its Assembly sponsor is bullish about his chamber approving the idea before state lawmakers leave Albany for the year on Friday.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams endorses Queens DA Melinda Katz in reelection bid
Katz has been aligned with several of Adams’ key priorities like tackling a surge of shoplifting in the city, participating in Hizzoner’s “retail theft summit” along with the city’s four other DAs.
How to protect your pet against low air quality amid wildfire smoke
Experts warn that smoke inhalation in pets can be as serious a problem as it is for humans and may lead to increased or chronic coughing, sneezing and red, squinty or runny eyes.
Hero 911 dispatcher receives medal named after slain FDNY EMT Alison Russo he tried in vain to save
Heroic 911 dispatch officer Edgar Baez, who tried to save the life of beloved EMT Capt. Alison Russo who was stabbed on a Queens street, was awarded a new FDNY medal in Russo's honor Wednesday.
NYC zoos close, animals brought inside due to dangerous Canadian wildfire smoke: officials
The Bronx, Central Park, Queens and Prospect Park zoos shuttered at 3 p.m. for the safety of staffers and critters as unhealthy air pollution levels spiked, officials said.
Photos capture New York City’s historic day consumed by wildfire smoke
New York City was covered in smoke from multiple wildfires in Canada Wednesday leaving air quality worse than all but two cities in the world.
NYC fraudsters stole company’s identity to order 250K pairs of trousers worth $2M: prosecutors
Three men stole the identity of an importing company, placing orders for 250,000 pairs of pants worth $2 million that were billed to the real business.
NYC air quality live updates: Air quality in NYC worst since 1980s — worse than after 9/11, forecaster warns
Follow the New York Post’s live updates of New York City’s hazardous air quality caused by the smoke from wildfires in Canada. What you need to know: Here’s when you can expect the severe smoke to subside in NYC Even healthy adults are in danger from the wildfire smoke: ‘There’s real risk’ Does wearing a...
NYC hazardous air quality in photos: Before and after the wildfire smoke
It’s like something out of a dystopian movie. An orange blanket has fallen over New York City after “dangerously high levels of wildfire smoke” descended from Canada into the metro area, transforming Manhattan’s vibrant skyline into a dark and gritty scene. Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building and other popular attractions are now cloaked...
Wildfire smoke forces ground stop at LaGuardia Airport, delayed landings at Newark
Flights bound for LaGuardia airport in Queens were halted Wednesday due to wildfire smoke as landings at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey were delayed, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Heartless thieves steal gray tabby named Sprout at NYC kitten adoption
The kitten, just four months old, was nabbed by two women. One allegedly cut the cable ties securing the cage, thrust her hand inside and whisked the kitty away in a quilted blue shoulder bag.
NYC suing 30 upstate counties for blocking transport of migrants
The city's suit names Rockland and Orange Counties, in addition to 31 other counties and one town.
Police probe suicide of bullied 10-year-old Westchester County boy
Lukas Illescas, a 10-year-old Westchester County elementary school student, took his own life after he was bullied relentlessly by a classmate. Now cops are probing and his family is demanding answers.
Air quality in NYC worst since 1980s — worse than after 9/11: forecaster
"It looks like Mars out there," said Fox Forecast Center Meteorologist Brian Mastro.
NYPD offers $10K reward in ‘mind-boggling’ fatal shooting of 16-year-old Queens girl
The NYPD is offering a $10,000 reward as they continue to hunt for the suspects in the deadly shooting of a 16-year-old girl on a Queens playground nearly a month ago.
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Even healthy adults are at risk from the Canadian wildfire smoke: experts
"There's real risk," Dr. Kenneth Spaeth told The Post.
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