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Star student with 100 GPA denied admission to dream school because of NYC's 'subjective' lottery system

Four published books, numerous debate accolades, perfect attendance and a 100 GPA weren't enough to get a Queens eighth grader into her dream high school.

Man fatally shot in Brooklyn overnight: NYPD

A man was gunned down in Brooklyn overnight, police said.

Mayor Adams restores half of next year's NYPD classes, adding 1,200 to depleted ranks

The new rookies from the July and October classes are expected to add 1,200 to the dwindling ranks of the police department, which has struggled to recruit new officers and...

Escargot-lovers race to get limited Dominique Ansel bagel in NYC: 'Match made in heaven'

"I'd say waking up at 6 a.m. this morning was worth it!" said Columbia student Rachel Ling. "The bagel was so warm and cheesy, and it tasted even better when...

NYC parents face retaliation after voting for DOE review of trans athletes in girls' sports

Members of the volunteer board say they've been targeted in person and online, in their workplaces and in the organizations they are a part of.

NYC school chief's husband is DOE vendor selling mentorship program with flashy $650 suits for kids

The husband of a Queens school chief is being paid tens of thousands in taxpayer dollars to provide a mentoring program for boys that includes the purchase of flashy $650...

Matzo fast! 'Shrinkflation' hits traditional Jewish food just before Passover

“The prices have gone nuts and we certainly hear a lot about the inflation price of handmade matzo…they’re priced like truffles,” Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on the...

Sidewalk peddlers flood NYC's Chinatown with sketchy Apple merch

Canal Street counterfeit kings are flooding Chinatown and the Lower East Side with knockoff Apple products, including AirPods Pro and AirPods Max – peddling gizmos that retail for as much...

Garden State killer: NJ rabbi who paid hitmen $30K to kill wife so he could be with mistress, dies in prison

At trial in 2001, prosecutors argued that Rabbi Fred Neulander wanted to get rid of his wife Carol to continue his two-year affair with Philadelphia radio host Elaine Soncini.

Mets 'star' outfielder wears Star of David on his belt in support of Israeli roots

Harrison Bader got lots of love this week for his game-winning hit against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday -- and for his sartorial support of Israel via a white Star of...

NYC exhibit reveals painful details of the Nova Music Festival massacre

"It's not an exhibition about Nova. It is Nova. We want them to feel the journey, the light in their hearts before" the attack, said exhibit creator Reut Feingold.

Columbia Jewish alumni hit president with scathing letter

A network of Jewish alumni from Columbia University sent a scathing letter to President Minouche Shafik for allowing anti-Israel protesters to continue to invade campus.

Kiss off! NYC locals shred proposal to rename street corner after iconic rock group

"This corner has become New York's Abbey Road," argued Michael Fame, the fan behind the KISS Korner petition.

Meet the New York & New Jersey star athletes going for gold at the Paris 2024 Olympics

Root, root, root for the home team!

MTA attendant at a Brooklyn subway station is using this method to punish fare evaders

“MTA police officers…coming down the stairs, green jacket, blue jeans, fare evader!” 

NYPD cops kill knife-wielding man after street corner argument in Queens

Two cops opened fired after the unidentified suspect refused repeated orders to drop the knife before and after officers hit him with a Taser around 4:10 a.m.

How New York's Child Services system is failing city kids

A whistle-blower details the ways that ACS is putting race and class above kid safety.

Rachael Ray reveals NYC horror stories -- including fighting off teen mugger, biting ex's thumb and throwing 'his s--t' out of window

Before she was famous, Rachael Ray was mugged -- twice -- by a teenage boy outside her Woodside, Queens, apartment.

NYC HS soccer game canceled after dozens of migrants refuse to leave the field -- even after cops showed up

A high school soccer game in East Harlem was canceled last weekend when a group of supposed migrants refused to get off the field for the permitted teams to play.

Knicks, Rangers fans hoping to party like it's 1994 as both teams chase championships: 'It would mean everything'

The Knicks and Rangers this weekend begin what they hope morphs into the type of magical two-month rides that drove them to glory in the spring of 1994 and championship...