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Carrie Fisher, Writer and ‘Star Wars’ Icon, Dead at 60

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars," has died.


State Orders City to Appoint a Monitor to Oversee Child Welfare

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

At the same time, the state and the city issued scathing reports about how the Administration for Children's Services handled the case of a Harlem boy who was fatally beaten.


'Moonlight' and 'La La Land' Lead Golden Globe Nominations

Monday, December 12, 2016

Mahersha Ali, who just won a Critics' Choice Award for best supporting actor in "Moonlight," is a favorite to win a Golden Globe for his role in Bary Jenkins' coming-of-age film.


Former Astronaut, Senator John Glenn Dead at 95

Thursday, December 08, 2016

John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday.


Yankees to Retire Jeter's No. 2, Last Single Digit

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Yankees said Tuesday the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother's Day game against Houston.


Mistrial Declared in Black Motorist's Shooting

Monday, December 05, 2016

Jury deadlocked in South Carolina police shooting of Walter Scott. 


Mayor de Blasio Seeks $35 Million for Trump-Related Security Costs

Monday, December 05, 2016

The mayor said Monday that the request was made in a letter to President Obama and congressional leadership.


Off-Duty New York City Correction Officer Fatally Shot

Monday, December 05, 2016

Police say 25-year-old Alastasia Bryan was shot Sunday night while sitting in a car outside a home in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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Heavy Security for Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Felix the Cat, Charlie Brown and more than 3,000 NYPD officers were among those on hand for this year's parade.


After Hoboken Train Crash, Transit Regulators Targeting Sleep Apnea

Monday, November 21, 2016

The recommendation comes after the engineer in September's deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was found to have the fatigue-inducing condition known as sleep apnea.


MTA Considers Increasing Fares, Tolls for 2017

Thursday, November 17, 2016

MTA board members are expected to vote on the proposals in January following a series of public meetings on the increases.


Leader of Bridgegate Probe Announces Run for New Jersey Governor

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New Jersey Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski sent an email on Tuesday declaring, "I'm running for governor," and called for policies that work for "everyone in our state."


New York Lawmakers Could Get a Raise This Week

Monday, November 14, 2016

New York state legislators now make $79,500 a year for what is technically a part-time job. A state commission appointed to study a possible raise will announce its conclusion tomorrow.


Anti-Trump Protestors Clog Fifth Avenue

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The protesters rallied at New York's Union Square on Saturday before picking up steam and taking their cause into the street and to Trump Tower.

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Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The gravelly-voiced Canadian-born musician, best known for his songs "Hallelujah" and "Bird on a wire," was also a poet and aspiring Zen monk. A memorial will be held in Los Angeles.

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New Jersey Takes Over Debt-Ridden Atlantic City Government

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The state Local Finance Board voted Wednesday to take over the city's main governmental functions after the state rejected a proposed five-year financial turnaround plan.


Democrats Fail to Make Gains in NY State and Federal Races

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Republicans fought off attempts by state Democrats to take hold of the New York state senate, and they fared quite well in congressional races, too.


One Dead in Fire at Apartment Building in Manhattan

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. in a building on East 93rd Street in Manhattan's Yorkville neighborhood.


Oh Deer! NYC Campaign Promotes Living Safely with Wildlife

Monday, October 24, 2016

WildlifeNYC is a collaboration that includes ways for residents to report wild animal sightings as well as programs where people can learn more about the animals.

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Cuomo Signs Law Imposing $7,500 Fine on Some Airbnb Users

Friday, October 21, 2016

New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

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