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Top NYC news: NYC gang members convicted in racketeering case; bail denied for R. Kelly; more

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in New York City.

Man arrested in connection with sucker-punch attack on 71-year-old woman 

Jaquan Whittle, 27, has been charged with assault in connection with sucker-punching the woman and breaking her jaw nearly two weeks ago, according to police.

Read the full story on Fox News.

Street artist JR’s new mural chronicles New York City

"JR: Chronicles" at the Brooklyn Museum, opening Friday, is the street artist’s largest solo museum exhibition to date. 

Read the full story on Untapped Cities.

Uber to make JFK airport helicopter taxis available to all users

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies is taking to the air in New York City, where users with a little cash to spare will soon be able to book helicopter flights to John F. Kennedy International airport through their apps. 

Read the full story on Yahoo News.

NYC gang members convicted in racketeering case

Two members of a notorious New York City street gang were convicted Thursday on racketeering charges, just days after rapper Tekashi 69 ratted them out in court.

Read the full story on The Daily Beast.

Judge denies bail for R. Kelly in NYC sex-abuse case

Beleaguered R&B singer R. Kelly was denied bail Wednesday in his New York City sex-abuse case after a judge agreed with prosecutors that freeing him from jail would create a risk of him fleeing or tampering with witnesses.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.


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