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The NYPD Is an Embarrassment to the City of New York



Cops seize $8 million worth of heroin, some bags stamped ‘NFL’


NEW YORK (CNN) — A heroin processing location holding $8 million worth of the drug was busted in New York, along with drug paraphernalia stamped with brands such as “NFL” and “government shutdown,” authorities said Friday.

A raid, which involved the DEA’s New York Drug Enforcement Task Force, New York City police, and New York State Police, netted 33 pounds of heroin at a Bronx apartment that served as a “high-volume heroin packaging location,” according to a statement from New York’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office.

The bust was the product of a surveillance operation in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx on Thursday night, authorities said.

Cristino Then, 25, was arrested after officers observed him delivering a package to the residence, the statement said. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminally…

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Two NYC Sports Bars Find New Rivalry In Super Bowl


CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — What are the odds?

Denver and Seattle are 1,300 miles apart, but not on West 33rd Street where you’ll find two bars sitting side by side, Stout catering to Broncos fans, while Feile attracts Seahawks fans.

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Noelle Mooney, part-owner of both bars, told 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern that the rivalry has really ramped up as the Super Bowl nears. “There’s a little bit of challenging going on between some of them. It’s like ‘I’m gonna make you wear my jersey when I win, I’m gonna make you eat your words you win.'”

Melissa Gatto, who tends the bar for the Seahawks crowd, says no matter who wins there will be cheering on West 33rd Street on Sunday night. “There’s definitely going to be crazy amounts of partying…

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Police Search For Suspect In Deadly Bedford-Stuyvesant Stabbing


CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police late Friday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in a stabbing that killed a man in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn last weekend.

Around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, the suspect got into an argument with the 37-year-old man, and stabbed him multiple times in the torso in front of a building at 309 Hart St. in Brooklyn, police said.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was taken to Woodhull Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police released a surveillance video of a vehicle connected to the incident. The vehicle passes down the street, reverses, and finally rolls off.

The video also shows a person running from the scene.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips…

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Alex Lien, Man Attacked In Biker Melee, Intends To Sue City

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CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man who was dragged from his SUV and beaten by a group of motorcyclists following a frightening chase on a Manhattan highway has filed a legal notice saying he intends to sue New York City over the attack.

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Prosecutors say an off-duty police detective was among the bikers who pursued and beat Alexian Lien after a confrontation on the West Side Highway.

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The September assault was recorded by one biker and later posted on the Internet.

The New York Post reports that Lien filed a formal “notice of claim” against the city on Dec. 24.

It accused the police department of failing to properly train officers.

A spokeswoman for the city’s Legal Department said it would defend the claim if it proceeds to a full lawsuit.

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Beyoncé – Party (Live in Atlantic City)

Rocko Performs “U.O.E.N.O” Live At Club Greenhouse NYC!


Feds tout bust of 16 suspected drug dealers in Miami’s minority communities

NYC settles suit by abused foster kids for $9.7M

Dear New York, what’s up with the niceness?