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The trial starts in a mysterious 4-year-old Midtown murder, the owner of a pizza place who was dealing cocaine was sentenced, and two teen friends are killed a block from each other on the same day. 

Cuomo, Christie want Amtrak to cede control of Penn Station

Cuomo, Christie want Amtrak to cede control of Penn Station

Governor Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie want Amtrak to let them choose the private management company that would run Penn Station, saying that the train company has brought the situation at the hub from “bad to worse to intolerable.” (New York Post)

A Murder Trial in Which the Gunman Is Unknown

It has been four and a half years since a California law student was killed in broad daylight near Columbus Circle in Manhattan, and next week a Queens man goes on trial on charges he orchestrated the killing. (New York Times)

Teen friends fatally stabbed hours apart in separate incidents

Two Brooklyn best friends were stabbed to death a block from each other and less than five hours apart in unrelated attacks that devastated their families and classmates, cops said Thursday. (New York Post)

Teen friends fatally stabbed hours apart in separate incidents

Xi’an Famous Foods Publicly Blasts Customer for Calling Employees the N-Word

Xi’an Famous Foods co-owner and CEO Jason Wang posted a video to Facebook that shows a customer berating two black employees of the restaurant, eventually calling them the N-word. (Eater)

Xi’an Famous Foods Publicly Blasts Customer for Calling Employees the N-Word

Teen alleges Queens charter school employee groped her throughout school year

Cops are investigating a teen’s claims that a 42-year-old employee at her Queens high school groped and forced kisses on her repeatedly during the school year. (The Daily News)

Teen alleges Queens charter school employee groped her throughout school year

Cabbie dies in crash after falling unconscious near World Trade Center

Investigators believe the Woodside, Queens resident had some sort of medical crisis, possibly a heart attack, before she crashed. (The Daily News)

Cops nab sex offender charged with Harlem mugging, molesting of British tourist

The sexual predator wanted for beating and molesting a tourist in Harlem was nabbed in upstate New York Thursday morning, police said. (The Daily News)

Hoboken Considering A “Railhead District” With Visitors’ Center, Murals

New signs and banners would be put up on the surrounding blocks with the “Railhead District” name, and painted murals on the sides of buildings appear to be an idea floated for the neighborhood. (Jersey Digs)

Head of mobbed-up pizzeria that dished cocaine gets prison time

The matriarch of a mobbed-up Queens pizzeria secretly serving up sides of cocaine was sentenced to seven years behind bars Thursday for her role in the scheme, which her lawyer called “Shakespearean in tragedy.” (New York Post)


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