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Rutgers Athletic Director Resigns

Friday, April 05, 2013

Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director on Friday, two days after the basketball coach he hired was dismissed for abusive behavior during practices - actions that prompted nationwide outrage once a video went public.

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Connecticut Legislature Passes Gun Control Bill

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Following a total of more than 13 hours of respectful and at times somber debate, the Connecticut House of Representatives and State Senate voted in favor of the 139-page bill crafted by leaders from both major parties in the Democratic-controlled General Assembly.

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Rutgers Fires Basketball Coach

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Rutgers has fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice.

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Steinway to Sell West 57th St. Showroom to Condo Developer

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Steinway Musical Instruments Inc. is selling its stake in the Steinway Hall building in New York to JDS Development Group for about $46 million.

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Biden, Speaking in NY, Supports Assault Weapons Ban

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Relatives of shooting victims from Newtown, Conn., stood with Vice President Joe Biden as he spoke at New York's City Hall in favor of an assault weapons ban.

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NYPD Officer: Police Brass Dictate Stops, Arrests

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Audio tapes made by a New York City police officer about arrest numbers have been played during a trial challenging police use of stop and frisk.

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Bloomberg Says He'd Veto Proposal for NYPD Monitor

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging New York City Council members to oppose a plan for an inspector general at the Police Department.

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Statue of Liberty to Reopen by Independence Day

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Statue of Liberty, closed since Hurricane Sandy damaged the island where it stands, will reopen to the public by Independence Day, officials said Tuesday.

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Witness Breaks Down in Stop And Frisk Trial

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

A 24-year-old nonprofit worker wept on the witness stand Tuesday as he described an unnerving episode of being handcuffed near his home while an officer took his keys and went inside his building.

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Gergiev Fund Embezzlement Case Postponed

Monday, March 18, 2013

A court in Moscow has postponed initial hearings in the case of two men charged with embezzling 245 million rubles ($8 million) from the charitable foundation of renowned conductor Valery Gergiev.

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Bloomberg Wants Stores to Hide Cigarettes

Monday, March 18, 2013

A new proposal would require New York City retailers to keep tobacco products out of sight under a first-in-the-nation proposal aimed at reducing the youth smoking rate, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.

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Violin That Was Played as Titanic Sank Found, Auction House Says

Friday, March 15, 2013

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday.

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Panel Criticizes Military on Sexual Assault Cases

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

In a stinging rebuke of the military's efforts to curb sexual assault, members of a Senate panel hammered Defense Department officials on Wednesday for making too little progress in combating the crimes and failing to improve a military justice system that victims described as slow and uncaring.

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Dolphin Spotted Swimming in East River

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

A dolphin has been attracting attention along the East River.

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NYPD Officer Convicted in Cannibal-Plot Case

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A New York City police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, cook and eat women has been convicted of conspiracy.

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NYC Cops Fatally Shoot Teen Who They Say was Armed

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Two police officers in New York City fatally shot a teenage boy who they said pointed a gun at them after they approached him on a Brooklyn street, authorities said.

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Bin Laden Son-in-Law Pleads Not Guilty to Plot

Friday, March 08, 2013

A senior al-Qaida leader and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, captured in Jordan a week ago, pleaded not guilty Friday in a heavily secured New York courtroom to plotting against Americans before and immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks in his role as the terror network's top spokesman.

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Arrest Made in Crash that Killed Expectant Parents

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

A man suspected of fleeing the scene of a grisly crash in New York City that killed a pregnant woman and her husband was arrested at a convenience store in northeastern Pennsylvania on Wednesday after a friend arranged his surrender with New York authorities.

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Suspect Sought in Crash that Killed Parents

Monday, March 04, 2013

Police have identified a suspect being sought in the hit-and-run deaths of a pregnant woman and her husband whose baby died on Monday, a day after the Brooklyn car crash.

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Gunman in Officer's Death Sentenced to 45 Years to Life

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A man convicted of firing the shot in a botched robbery that killed a New York City police officer was sentenced Thursday to 45 years to life in prison. "When our father died, a part of us died, too," 15-year-old Corinne Figowski said.

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