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St. John’s University Student Threatens to Smash Laptop of Trump Supporter, Punches Her in Hallway

St. Augustine Hall located on St. John's University's Queens campus. (Zeuscgp/Wikpedia Commons)
St. Augustine Hall located on St. John's University's Queens campus. (Zeuscgp/Wikpedia Commons)

Strong feelings about Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency spilled over from a verbal conflict on social media to physical violence in real life. A male...

  • This undated photo provided by Guernsey’s auction house shows three guitars to be auctioned on together on Feb. 27, 2016, in New York. (Guernsey’s via AP)

    300 Rare and Famous Guitars Set for Auction in NYC

    About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction. Also on tap... Read more

  • A construction crane lies on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York on February 5, 2016.

    New York City Mayor Announces New Crane Regulations After Fatal Collapse

    After the collapse of a construction crane killed one person in Tribeca, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new safety regulations and fines... Read more

  • In this Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photo, the town hall is seen in Nassau, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Driven by Power Outages and Savings, Towns Look to Microgrid

    ALBANY, N.Y. — An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic... Read more

  • West Farms Square - East Tremont Avenue station (Google Street View)

    Another Person Slashed in Face Inside NYC Subway Station

    The New York City Police Department is investigating another slashing on the subway—this time, in the Bronx. Police said that a dispute between a male... Read more

  • FILE:The Indian Point nuclear power plant on March 18, 2011 in Buchanan, New York.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Radioactive Material Found in Groundwater Below Indian Point

    BUCHANAN, N.Y.—A radioactive material has been detected in the groundwater below Indian Point nuclear power plant. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Feb. 6 that water contaminated... Read more

  • An Apple iPhone with a cracked screen after a drop test from the DropBot, a robot used to measure the sustainability of a phone to dropping, at the offices of SquareTrade in San Francisco on Aug. 26, 2015. Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Apple Now Accepting Your Banged-Up iPhone to Trade for Upgrade

    NEW YORK—Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to... Read more

  • Collapsed crane on Worth St. in Tribeca, New York, on Feb. 5, 2015. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    PHOTOS: Crane Collapses in New York, 1 Dead, Possible Gas Leak (Video)

    NEW YORK—One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it... Read more

  • Debris and a mangled crane lie in the street in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood in Lower Manhattan following a deadly collapse on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Colleen Long)

    New York City Crane Collapse Leaves One Dead, Two Seriously Injured

    NEW YORK—One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it... Read more

  • Glassblower William Gudenrath puts enamel on a bowl with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y., on  Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works of art.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Glass Expert Digs Into Secrets of Historic Venetian Process

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who... Read more

  • A cheeseburger and drink, served up at a Shake Shack restaurant in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 28, 2015. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Fast-Casual Chains Succeed by Giving Us What We Want

    Annual sales at fast-casual restaurants are growing at three times the average industry rate. Why? What is the magic formula that has people flocking to... Read more

  • In this Feb. 1, 2016, photo, Eamon Weber poses for a photo stands on the patio of the Wine on Third restaurant where he works in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Across the street, behind him, is the vacant building from which speakers perched on an upper window ledge continually play the University of Iowa fight song every evening. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    Still No Answers in Mystery of Looping Fight Song

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.—The beat goes on near the Niagara Falls bistro, Wine on Third. And on and on and on and on. What sounds like... Read more

  • Members of the Guardian Angels wait to board the B train at the 34th Street station in Manhattan and ride it up all the way through to the Bronx on Jan. 3, 2013. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    On the Beat With NYC’s Guardian Angels

    NEW YORK—Strolling through the Northwest Bronx Monday afternoon, five Guardian Angels attired in their signature red berets met with smiles and New Year’s greetings from... Read more

  • Vietnamese Beef Salad, and Feta, Cucumber, and Orzo Greek salad from Maple, a New York meal delivery service, on July 20, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Q&A: Maple CEO Caleb Merkl on Building the ‘Ideal’ Food Delivery Concept

    Maple launched its gourmet food delivery service in the Financial District less than a year ago, and in January expanded to include Midtown Manhattan. With... Read more

  • A Metro-North passenger train pulls into the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, New York on Dec. 4, 2013. (Craig Ruttle/AP)

    Metro-North Train Kills High School Student in the Bronx

    Metro-North service on the Harlem and New Haven lines was delayed during the evening rush hours on Monday after a teen boy jumped in front of... Read more

  • In this Jan. 27, 2016 photo, Rafael Panavala, an employee with Asplundh Tree Service, prunes branches off a tree in Plandome Heights, N.Y. The electric utility PSEG Long Island hires contractors like Asplundh to perform tree trimming annually on trees in an effort to prevent power outages during snowstorms and other severe weather. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

    After Sandy Upgrades, Power Stays on During Blizzard

    MINEOLA, N.Y.—Electric utilities that spent billions of dollars hardening infrastructure after Superstorm Sandy hit New York and New Jersey in 2012 say those upgrades helped... Read more

  • The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter near Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012. (Tom Reynolds/Lockheed Martin)

    Official: Fighter Jets Caused Sonic Booms Along Coast

    TRENTON, N.J.—Sonic booms heard and felt along the eastern shoreline were caused by military fighter jets conducting tests, officials said. An F-35C, which has a... Read more

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