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NYPD Steps Up Security for Yom Kippur

Police are stepping security for the holiest day in Jewish holidays as anti-Semitic crimes rose across New York City in recent months. The NYPD says they are looking for synchogues and Jewish centers in the city and state police. The number of anti-Semitic crimes in NYC has increased 60 percent from last year.

Vigil for Slain Homeless Men in Chinatown

The Coalition for the Homeless on Tuesday will hold a vigil for the four homeless men who were beaten to death with a metal pipe The vigil will be at Kimlau Square at 5:30 p.m., organizers said. The fifth homeless man who survived the attack by 24-year-old Randy Santos who was also homeless. Advocates for the Organization of New York City. "He needs to build housing for homeless New Yorkers. It is that plain and simple," Giselle Routhier said.

Madame Tussads New York to Unveil Tribute to Late DJ Avicii

Madame Tussauds New York on Tuesday will unveil a new figure of Avicii, the beloved DJ The wax museum said it worked closely with the family to honor his legacy and experience an experience that was authentic to his life. The Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ performed sold-out concerts for fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio died on April 20, 2018.

Driver Who Jumped Curb in Bronx, Killing Toddler, Two in Court

The unlicensed driver who crashed into a 1-year-old girl in the Bronx last month is expected to appear in court on Tuesday. The NYPD says 22-year-old Kier Bone-part was heading north on White Plains Road near East 215th Street in the Olinville neighborhood when he lost control of his SUV and jumped at curb, pinning Boneparte had an ID on him but not a driver's license. He is charged with reckless driving, driving without a license and failing to yield to pedestrian.



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