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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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Bernard Madoff's Brother Gets 10-year Sentence

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The brother of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff has been sentenced in New York to 10 years in prison for crimes committed in the shadow of his notorious sibling.

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Judge: Newark Must Release Facebook Grant Emails

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A judge has ordered Newark Mayor Cory Booker to release internal emails related to a $100 million grant to the city's schools made by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

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NTSB: Chopper that Crashed into NY River Too Heavy

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A federal report says a helicopter that crashed into the East River off New York City during a sightseeing tour last year was carrying too much weight.

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Guns a Hobby for Mother of School Shooter, Friend Says

Monday, December 17, 2012

A friend of the mother of the man who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school says guns were simply a hobby for her.

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Clues Sought Into Motive of Conn. School Gunman

Friday, December 14, 2012

Police say that 27 children and adults, including the gunman, were killed at shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday that sent frightened pupils into the parking lot.

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CEOs, Governors Push for Sandy Storm Aid

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Thursday issued a powerful plea to Congress: Don't leave for the holidays until you decide on aid for states battered by Sandy.

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'Lincoln' Leads Golden Globes With 7 Nominations

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Steven Spielberg's Civil War epic "Lincoln" led the Golden Globes on Thursday with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

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Senate Dems Offer Sandy Disaster Aid Package

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Senate Democrats have quickly cobbled together a $60.4 billion disaster aid package for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Sandy in late October.

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NYPD: Getaway Car Found in Midtown Shooting

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

New York police say they've found the getaway car linked to the execution-style slaying of a Los Angeles man in broad daylight in midtown Manhattan.

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NYPD Sgt Dead From Apparent Suicide, Police Say

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Police say a New York City sergeant who was photographed posing with President Barack Obama at a ground zero ceremony has died from an apparent suicide.

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NJ Man Pleads Not Guilty in Etan Patz Case

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The man charged with killing a 6-year-old New York City boy in 1979 has pleaded not guilty to murder despite police saying he confessed to the crime.

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NY, 6 Other States Will Sue Over Drilling Methane

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

New York and six other states say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.

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Life Expectancy in City Hits Record: 80.9 Years

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The average life in the nation's biggest city may be hectic, but it's long.

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Fatal Shooting Near Midtown Manhattan School

Monday, December 10, 2012

Authorities say a man has been fatally shot outside of a midtown Manhattan school. The suspect got away in a car driven by a second person.

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