Diamond District jeweler shot in the neck near Brooklyn home

Diamond District jeweler shot in the neck near Brooklyn home

A Diamond District jeweler was shot in the neck outside his posh Brooklyn home, according to police and a report. The 44-year-old man, whose name was not released, was shot just before 9 p.m. Thursday while arguing with another man in his driveway on Whitman Drive in Mill Basin, cops said. The gunman then jumped … Read more

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Hundreds pack St. Marks Place to drink despite coronavirus

Hundreds pack St. Marks Place to drink despite coronavirus

Hundreds of partiers are packed onto St. Marks Place in the East Village Friday night — coronavirus pandemic be damned. Crowds of at least 200 were seen drinking outside for hours, most without facemasks, on the stretch between Avenue A and First Avenue alone. Revelers lounged against Citi Bike racks or strolled with cups of … Read more

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Elderly activist ‘got away lightly’

Elderly activist 'got away lightly'

A former fed who trained the police in Buffalo believes the elderly protester who was hospitalized after a cop pushed him to the ground “got away lightly” and “took a dive,” according to a report. The retired FBI agent, Gary DiLaura, told the Sun he thinks there’s no chance Buffalo officers will be convicted of … Read more

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Friend ‘wants justice’ for Chad Daybell’s late first wife, report says

Friend 'wants justice' for Chad Daybell's late first wife, report says

A friend close to doomsday-writer Chad Daybell’s first wife, whose mysterious death is currently being probed by the Idaho Attorney General, said something appeared wrong in the days before the librarian’s untimely demise, reports said Friday.  Mandy Fowler, a friend of Tammy Daybell who worked with her at Central Elementary School, said Tammy seemed distant … Read more

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Cuomo signs police reform bills that expand records access in NY

Cuomo signs police reform bills that expand records access in NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a slew of bills Friday that promise to improve transparency at police departments across the Empire State, including granting the public access to officer disciplinary files. “There is no trust between the community and the police,” said Cuomo, before he signed the bills. “That’s what the protests have said — there’s … Read more

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Canada plans temperature checks for air travel

Canada plans temperature checks for air travel

TORONTO — Air travelers in Canada will need to have their temperatures checked before they are allowed to board planes, although the country’s transport minister says the system will take months to get going. The measure is meant to keep the coronavirus from spreading as more people start flying again. Transport Minister Marc Garneau says … Read more

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Swiss researchers developing transparent face masks

Swiss researchers developing transparent face masks

A Swiss team has spent the past two years developing a transparent, breathable material that it hopes will replace traditional face masks. With the spread of the coronavirus, face masks have become a staple in everyday life as countries attempt to reopen and maintain some sense of normalcy. Some have adopted the masks and tried … Read more

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