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New NYC Flood Maps Add 35,000 Structures to Danger Zone

Monday, January 28, 2013

Twice as many homes and businesses in and near the city would be in flood zones under new maps that may force more property-owners to buy flood insurance, complicate post-Sandy rebuilding for some and confront others with the choice of building higher or paying considerably more for insurance.

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Wayward Dolphin Dies in Polluted Gowanus Canal

Friday, January 25, 2013

A wayward dolphin that swam into a polluted canal on Friday died before high tide, marine experts said.

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Christie: NJ Adopting Feds' Advisory Flood Maps

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Governor Chris Christie says New Jersey is adopting the advisory flood maps released last month by the federal government to help guide rebuilding following Sandy.

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Trial Begins for 2 in Shooting Death of NYPD Officer

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Two men accused of shooting a New York City police officer to death in a botched Brooklyn robbery are on trial for murder.

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Orthodox Counselor Sentenced to 103 Years in Sex Abuse Case

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A religious counselor in Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community who was convicted of molesting a 12-year-old girl has been sentenced to 103 years in prison.

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Bloomberg Urges Mayors to Press Congress on Guns

Friday, January 18, 2013

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling on the nation's mayors to pressure members of Congress to support President Barack Obama's gun violence proposals, saying "we know what it's like and they don't."

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Mother of Boy Who Had Gun at School Arrested, Police Say

Friday, January 18, 2013

Police say they have arrested the mother of a 7-year-old Queens boy who brought a gun and ammunition to school in his backpack.

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Man Killed Falling Between Subway Cars in NYC

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Two separate incidents at a Manhattan subway station left one man dead and another man with injuries.

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AIG Won't Join Lawsuit Against US

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Facing a certain backlash from Washington and beyond, American International Group won't join a shareholder lawsuit against the U.S. government.

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NY Court Calls for Public Input on Indian Point Exemptions

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

An appeals court says public opinion must almost always be included when federal regulators consider granting safety exemptions to nuclear power plants.

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Judge: NYPD Must Halt Suspicion-less Bronx Stops

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

A federal judge has ordered the New York City Police Department to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned Bronx buildings without reasonable suspicion.

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Congress Approves $9.7B in Sandy Flood Aid

Friday, January 04, 2013

Although the full aid commitment is expected to be much more, the measure could boost prospects for relief for the many home and business owners devastated by the storm.

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NYPD Officers Shot, Wounded in Separate Incidents

Thursday, January 03, 2013

A wounded New York City police officer has left the hospital, while another two were recovering Friday, hours after being shot in separate incidents that left one suspect dead and four under arrest.

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NYC Counts Record 52 Million Visitors in 2012

Monday, December 31, 2012

The Big Apple is a bigger-than-ever tourist draw, welcoming a record 52 million visitors this year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday.

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NYC Couple Arrested; Explosive Substance Found

Monday, December 31, 2012

Authorities say a New York City couple has been arrested on weapons charges after a substance used to make bombs and papers titled "The Terrorist Encyclopedia" were found in their Greenwich Village apartment.

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Woman Charged with Murder in Subway Shove Death

Saturday, December 29, 2012

A woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of a subway train was charged Saturday with murder as a hate crime.

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City's 2012 Murder Rate Set to Be Lowest on Record

Friday, December 28, 2012

New York City's murder rate is expected to hit a record low this year, and shootings are at their lowest point in at least 18 years.

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Subway Push Victim Was 46-Year Old From India, Police Say

Friday, December 28, 2012

A mumbling woman pushed a 46-year-old man to his death in front of a subway train on Thursday night, the second time this month someone has been killed in such nightmarish fashion, police said.

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Shuttered After Sandy, NYU Langone Hospital Partly Reopens

Thursday, December 27, 2012

A New York City hospital that evacuated hundreds of patients after losing power during Sandy has partially reopened.

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Beached Whale Is Dead, Official Says

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

A wildlife official says an endangered whale has died after getting stranded on a beach in a coastal enclave of New York City.

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