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New York man, accused of raping woman, 74, removed from court after flipping table: report

By Paulina Dedaj

A New York man accused of raping a 74-year-old woman was thrown out of court Monday after he picked up the table at which his defense team was sitting and launched it in the direction of prosecutors, capping a series of outbursts that disrupted the jury selection proceedings. 

Feds move to dismiss Jeffrey Epstein's sex-trafficking indictment

By Nicole Darrah

Federal prosecutors on Monday moved to dismiss the sex trafficking indictment against Jeffrey Epstein following his suicide in federal lockup earlier this month — but officials say they have no plans to end the probe into Epstein's alleged victims' claims, and authorities are still considering charging others accused in the alleged underage sex ring.

Hate Those Floating Digital Billboards? New York Just Banned Them

By Jesse McKinley

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation to outlaw the ads that “blight our shores.” But you may not have seen the last of them.

Prince Andrew, β€˜Appalled’ by Epstein Scandal, Denies Any Role

By Ceylan Yeginsu

The denial followed the publication of a video from 2010 showing the prince waving goodbye to a young woman at the mansion of Jeffrey Epstein.

Sister of 9th NYPD officer to die by suicide in 2019 says 'blood is on' department's hands

By Nicole Darrah

The sister of the ninth New York City police officer to die by suicide this year says she warned the department about guns her brother had in his home — and her concerns that one day he'd use them to kill himself.

New York Giants' Jabrill Peppers reveals moments that steered him away from baseball

By Ryan Gaydos

New York Giants defensive back Jabrill Peppers is mostly known for his prominence on the football field. But as a kid, he had his hand in youth baseball.

The City Just Sweated Through Its 10th-Hottest July Ever

By Azi Paybarah

Tuesday: Last month, 26 of 31 days had temperatures that were above average.

The City Just Sweated Through Its 10th-Hottest July Ever

By Azi Paybarah

Tuesday: Last month, 26 of 31 days had temperatures that were above average.

NYC condo owner allegedly converted small apartment into 11 tiny units

By Louis Casiano

A New York City condominium owner illegally converted his one-unit apartment into a duplex with 11 cramped sub-units, some of which had ceilings just 4 1/2 feet high, forcing his tenants to crouch or walk on their knees, officials alleged. 

Al Jackson, Pitching Star of Woeful 1960s Mets, Is Dead at 83

By Richard Goldstein

He lost 20 games and won only eight in 1962 for a legendarily bad team. But among his wins were four shutouts, including a one-hitter.

The Designer Making Otherworldly Dresses From Candy-Colored Organza

By Osman Ahmed

Tomo Koizumi’s vibrant, ruffled pieces captivated New York last season. Now, he prepares to present his fantastical sophomore collection.