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Reporter, Cameraman Fatally Shot on Live Television

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The two victims, identified as Alison Parker and Adam Ward, were employees of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va.


CEO of Male Escort Site, 6 Workers Charged With Prostitution

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Prosecutors announced the charges Tuesday against CEO Jeffrey Hurant and the other defendants.

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Man Arrested in Pellet Gun Shooting of Mayor de Blasio's Guard

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Police say 19-year-old Michael Verbitsky was arrested Monday for the Sunday night shooting outside Gracie Mansion, where the mayor and his family live.


More Neighbor Complaints Where Ethnic Boundaries Are 'Fuzzy'

Friday, August 21, 2015

A recent study finds that New Yorkers are more likely to complain about their neighbors in parts of the city where boundaries between ethnic or racial groups are "fuzzy."

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Three Injured in Gas explosion at Bronx School

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A gas explosion during construction at John F. Kennedy High School in Marble Hill has seriously injured three workers.


Christie, Feds to Discuss How to Fund New Hudson Rail Tunnel

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Electrical failures that caused delays on several days last month reignited the debate over how to pay for a second tunnel and other improvement.  

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Owners of Pier That Became Iconic Sandy Image Get Rebuild OK

Sunday, August 16, 2015

 The Coastal Area Facilities Review Act permit granted for the Casino Pier in Seaside Heights also allows them to relocate their Sky Ride cable car attraction.


Suspect Dead After Standoff with Police on Staten Island

Friday, August 14, 2015

Authorities say 38-year-old Tyree Garland, who shot and injured a New York City firefighter after setting a fire and then barricading himself inside his house, is dead.


NYC City Council Passes Legionnaires' Legislation

Friday, August 14, 2015

The council voted 42-0, along with some abstentions, on Thursday to pass a bill that require inspections and cleanings of cooling towers.


Some Prisoners Say They Were Beaten After Pair Escaped

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Inmates who knew the two convicted killers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York reported beatings by guards, according to a legal services group.

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Employers Add 215,000 Jobs in July

Friday, August 07, 2015

The Labor Department also says the unemployment rate held at a relatively low 5.3 percent for a second straight month.


Comedy at NY City Hall: Louis C.K. Shadows de Blasio

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

C.K. has been yukking it up around City Hall as he tails the mayor to do research for a project.


Coast Guard Monitoring Oil Spill in Northern New Jersey

Monday, August 03, 2015

The spill at the International-Matex Tank Terminal in Bayonne was reported around 10 p.m. Saturday.


Study: Sandy's Impact Takes Toll on Residents' Mental Health

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Research shows more than a quarter of the 100,000 residents whose homes were hit by structural damage during Sandy are experiencing moderate to severe mental health distress.


Obama Signs Bill Renaming Post Office After Bronx Politician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Morrisania Post Office is now the Herman Badillo Post Office Building.


Mets Reliever Mejia Banned for Year for Positive Drug Test

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Mejia tested positive for Stanozolol and Boldenone, the commissioner's office said less than an hour before the first pitch of New York's 4-0 victory over San Diego.  


NY Prison Worker Pleads Guilty in Escape of 2 Killers

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Joyce Mitchell admitted providing hacksaw blades, chisels, a punch tool and a screwdriver to Richard Matt, who escaped the Clinton Correctional Facility with David Sweat last month.


Christie Has Made a Habit of Appointing High School Friends

Monday, July 27, 2015

Christie has remained especially close to his high school friends and has also made a habit of appointing and nominating his former classmates to plum state positions.


Biden, Cuomo to Make 'major' Infrastructure Announcement

Monday, July 27, 2015

The vice president once called LaGuardia Airport a "a Third World country." Today he is talking infrastructure with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.


Bayreuth's Wagner Festival Kicks off with 150th Anniversary 'Tristan'

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Bayreuth's annual opera festival is kicking off with a new production of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde by the composer's great-granddaughter, festival director Katharina Wagner.
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