Bronx lawmaker says City Council ‘controlled’ by homosexual community, refuses to apologize

FILE: Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr. , D-Soundview, speaks during a session of the New York state Senate at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP) City Councilmember Ruben Diaz Sr. said Sunday that he’d rather give up his powerful committee assignments than apologize to openly gay Speaker Corey Johnson for his homophobic comments. Diaz Sr. — who was appointed by Johnson […]

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Woman smashed Bronx restaurant windows with bat over out-of-stock beef patties, police say

Where’s the beef? New York police are seeking help to identify a woman they say slugged out the windows of a Bronx restaurant when it didn’t have beef patties. The incident last month began when the unknown suspect entered Back Home Restaurant, a Jamaican and American eatery, and ordered a beef patty with cheese, police said Saturday. “The individual was informed […]

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