Midwest bro slams NYC bodegas, Twitter mob gets him fired

Midwest bro slams NYC bodegas, Twitter mob gets him fired

A Midwestern college grad has been fired from his New York City tech job after TikTok videos he made complaining about Bronx bodegas prompted accusations of racism. Griffin Green, 24, relocated to the Big Apple from Michigan last week to take up a new role as a sales development rep with the software company Outreach … Read more

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New York bill would require social media info for gun carry permit

New York bill would require social media info for gun carry permit

Your name, date of birth and Twitter handle, please? New York lawmakers are set to pass sweeping legislation that would ban concealed weapons from so-called “sensitive locations” like Times Square, public transit and other venues — while requiring gun permit applicants to give the state information about their social media accounts as well as character … Read more

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Hundreds of flights delayed, canceled during July 4th travel rush

Hundreds of flights delayed, canceled during July 4th travel rush

Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled Friday amid airline staff shortages and protests, as the Fourth of July travel rush got underway. There were already more than 1,870 flight delays and 270 cancellations — well above the daily average of 210 scrapped flights — domestically as of noon Friday, according to the airline tracking service FlightAware. … Read more

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Climate activists deflate tires on 40 SUVs in NYC

Climate activists deflate tires on 40 SUVs in NYC

Climate change activists claim they randomly started deflating tires on 40 SUVs parked on the Upper East Side this week — leaving behind fliers that warned: “Your gas guzzler kills.” The Tyre Extinguishers, a group that originally started in the UK, boasted of targeting dozens of vehicles Tuesday night in what the activists described as … Read more

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Eric Adams embraces Azsia Johnson’s mom during vigil

Eric Adams embraces Azsia Johnson's mom during vigil

Mayor Eric Adams embraced a grieving mother at an Upper East Side vigil Thursday night after her daughter was gunned down while pushing her 3-month-old baby in a stroller. Adams spoke to a heartbroken Lisa Desort as mourners gathered near the scene of Wednesday night’s shooting that claimed the life of 20-year-old Azsia Johnson. The … Read more

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Two wounded in overnight Brooklyn, NYC shootings, cops say

Two wounded in overnight Brooklyn, NYC shootings, cops say

A woman and a man were hurt in separate shootings as gunfire broke out in Brooklyn late Thursday, police said.  The woman, 34, was shot once in the leg on Nostrand Avenue near St. Mark’s Avenue in Crown Heights around 8:15 p.m., authorities said.  The shooter got out of a white car and began firing … Read more

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Queens, NYC man found rotting under couch was murdered

Queens, NYC man found rotting under couch was murdered

The man whose rotting body was found under a couch at a Queens apartment this week was stabbed to death, cops say.  Officers discovered the unidentified victim’s body around 1 p.m. Wednesday when they responded to a report of a foul odor inside an apartment on Jamaica Avenue near 77th Street in Woodhaven, authorities said. … Read more

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Nine people hurt in massive blaze in NYC: officials

Nine people hurt in massive blaze in NYC: officials

Nine people were hurt when a massive blaze broke out inside a Brooklyn building early Friday, officials said.  The fire erupted at 5:40 a.m. inside a three-story building on Union Avenue near Meeker Avenue in Williamsburg, with a deli on the ground floor, according to the FDNY. The blaze quickly grew in intensity, reaching five … Read more

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