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11 alleged NYC mobsters arrested on federal charges

Dec. 5, 2019 4:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven alleged members of the Gambino organized crime family were locked up Thursday on federal charges including threatening people who owed them money, telling one in a conversation captured by wiretap to pay $100,000 or else lose his teeth. Court papers cite other recordings giving a...

Staten Island teen battling cancer gets week of surprises

Dec. 2, 2019 5:19 PM EST

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager fighting advanced bone cancer received a visit from his favorite rapper and got to exchange messages with a superhero. The Staten Island Advance reports rapper Joyner Lucas went to Staten Island University Hospital to spend time with 14-year-old Jonathan Morales....