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Mayor Signs Bill Tracking Solitary in NYC Jails

Friday, August 29, 2014

The mayor has signed a bill requiring New York City correction officials to track and publish information on the use of solitary confinement.

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Suspects in Murder of New York Violinist Held Without Bail

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Two men accused of killing New York concert violinist Mary Whitaker during a robbery in her rural home are due in federal court.
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Time Warner Cable Says Maintenance Problem Caused Nationwide Outage

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of TWC Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.

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Maryland Ban on Grain Alcohol Hurts Violin Makers

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.
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Comptroller: $356M in Medicaid Funds Left Behind by Education Dept.

Friday, August 22, 2014

The New York City Comptroller says the city failed to secure $356 million in federal Medicaid payments.

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A Grand Jury to Consider Charges in Eric Garner Death

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Staten Island District Attorney says he's asking a grand jury to hear evidence in the death of Eric Garner after the medical examiner ruled it a homicide.

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Harlem Blaze Deemed Suspicious

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Authorities say one person has died in a blaze that ravaged an apartment building in northern Manhattan. Twelve people suffered minor injuries, including 10 firefighters.

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Mayor and Police Respond to Uptick In Shootings

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city's police force is zeroing in on the sites of 23 shootings this past weekend.

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Missouri Teen Shot 6 Times, Including Twice In Head

Monday, August 18, 2014

A preliminary private autopsy has found that an unarmed black teenager killed by a white officer in Missouri was shot at least six times, including twice in the head.

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Utah Symphony Barnstorms Five National Parks

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The Utah Symphony is using classical music to complement the beauty of Utah's soaring red rocks and canyons with free desert performances.

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NYC Subway Performers: We're Being Over-Policed

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Acrobats, dancers and musicians who perform in New York City's subway system are decrying what they say is heavy-handed policing.

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Sharpton and Staten Island Protesters Will Drive, Not March

Saturday, August 09, 2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner will convene on Staten Island but will not march on foot across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

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Senator Seeks Clarification of Carry-On Rules After Musician Booted From Plane

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said.

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Man Gets 3.5 Years in Prison for Stradivarius Theft

Friday, July 25, 2014

A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January was sentenced Thursday to 3 1/2 years in prison.

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Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Reaching New York

Friday, July 25, 2014

The New York Immigration Coalition says close to 3,300 unaccompanied immigrant children have arrived in New York since January, with almost 7,000 more expected to reach the state in coming months.

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Billy Joel Wins Gershwin Prize

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

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All U.S. Flights to Tel Aviv Canceled Over Missile Fear

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

One plane was diverted mid-flight, after reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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'Modified Duty' For Medics After Fatal NYC Arrest

Monday, July 21, 2014

Four emergency workers involved in the medical response to a man who died in police custody have been barred from responding to 911 calls.

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Black Boxes From Downed Malaysian Airliner Found

Friday, July 18, 2014

Emergency workers searched through wreckage and bodies scattered across sunflower fields and Ukrainian villages Friday after a Malaysian jetliner flying high above the country's battlefield was shot down, killing 298 people.

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Longtime NYC Councilman Herbert Berman Dies

Monday, July 07, 2014

A former New York City councilman who later served as Gov. George Pataki's ambassador to the city's Jewish community has died.

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