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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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Judge: Strauss-Kahn, NYC Hotel Maid Settle Suit

Monday, December 10, 2012

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a New York City hotel maid have signed a settlement of her sexual-assault lawsuit.

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Ex-Mayor Ed Koch Leaves Hospital

Monday, December 10, 2012

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has been released from a Manhattan hospital.

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NJ Governor Nominates 2 to State Supreme Court

Monday, December 10, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has nominated two people to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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Hugo Chavez Says He Needs Cancer Surgery Again

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is heading back to Cuba on Sunday for more surgery for cancer, announcing on television that the illness has returned after two previous operations, chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

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NY Commission Probing Sandy Holds Public Hearing

Thursday, December 06, 2012

The commission authorized by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate utility companies and how they dealt with Sandy has held its first public hearing.

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Christie Vetoes State-Run Health Exchange Bill

Thursday, December 06, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation establishing a state-run health insurance exchange in line with the Affordable Care Act.

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Citigroup to Cut 11,000 Jobs, a Familiar Story

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Citigroup said Wednesday that it will cut 11,000 jobs, a bold early move by new CEO Michael Corbat.

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Obama to Ask for $50B in Sandy Aid, Democrats Say

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Democrats on Capitol Hill say President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by Sandy.

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