A boy who was playing with a lighter or matches set his clothing ablaze, police said.
The disruption is caused by signal problems between Broadway Junction and Myrtle Ave.-Wycoff Ave.
The victim was walking on Wortman Avenue when she was hit from behind, the NYPD said.
Monday's assault came as the city worried about teens attacking others in a "knockout game."
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A man posed as an officer to defraud 24 elderly people, mostly on the Upper East Side, police said.Read More »
After skate rental and other charges, skating costs as much as $30 per person.Read More »
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Destroyed pilings will delay the construction by about a month, a city official said.Read More »
Community Board 6 opposed a special permit application for Basis Independent Brooklyn Wednesday night.Read More »
The city announced a nearly $100 million project that will add miles of storm sewers to Staten Island.Read More »
LIRR administrators opted for the booze ban "based on experience," a spokesman said.Read More »
The city has nixed its controversial plan to move a criminal court to TriBeCa.Read More »
The tech incubator will be at the college's center for entrepreneurs.Read More »
The building housing the Shirley Chisholm Day Care Center on 14th Street was purchased for $4.25 million.Read More »
Visitors will be able to play more than two dozen games for the cost of admission.Read More »