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Giants Beat Tigers 4-3 in 10 Innings for Sweep

Monday, October 29, 2012

Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.

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Former Suspect in Etan Patz Case to be Freed

Sunday, October 28, 2012

While prosecutors weigh what to do about a suspect who surprisingly surfaced this spring in the landmark 1979 disappearance case of Etan Patz, the man who was the prime suspect for years is about to go free after more than two decades in prison for molesting other children.

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Man Charged with Killing Bronx Woman, Infant

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Police have charged a man with killing a woman and her infant daughter and setting fire to a Bronx apartment where the victims were found.

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Sen. Reid Clear for Release After Vegas Car Crash

Friday, October 26, 2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been cleared for release from the hospital after an apparent Friday afternoon rear-end crash on a Las Vegas freeway, his office said.

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Cuomo Directs Monitoring of Hurricane Sandy, 'Super Storm'

Friday, October 26, 2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has activated the state's emergency crews to monitor Hurricane Sandy as it works its way north.

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NY Sets New Domestic Violence Charges, Penalties

Thursday, October 25, 2012

New York has established a new felony for repeat low-level domestic violence offenses.

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Ex-Con Charged With Murder in Long Island Officer's Killing

Thursday, October 25, 2012

An ex-convict suspected of gunning down a New York police officer and then fatally shooting a carjacking victim is charged with first-degree murder.

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2 Convicted in Cabbie's Death Are Freed

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Two people who have served 17 years in prison for a murder that some investigators now believe they didn't commit have been freed.

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Cop Arrested in Kidnap, Cannibalism Plot

Thursday, October 25, 2012

A city police officer was charged Thursday with plotting to kidnap, rape, torture and kill women, and then cook and eat their body parts.

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Hybrid of Hurricane Sandy, Winter Storm Threatens East Coast

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Much of the East Coast has a good chance of getting blasted by gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow as early as Sunday by an unusual hybrid of hurricane and winter storm, forecasters said.

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Police: 5 Shot and at Least 2 Dead in Los Angeles

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Five people were shot and at least two died in shootings at a business and a residence in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday.

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US Sues Bank of America for $1B for Mortgage Fraud

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The latest federal lawsuit over alleged mortgage fraud paints an unflattering picture of a doomed lender: Executives at Countrywide Financial urged workers to churn out loans, accepted fudged applications and tried to hide ballooning defaults.

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Queens Pol Arrested on Campaign Finance Charges

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Federal officials say Queens Democratic district leader Albert Baldeo has been charged with campaign finance fraud during a 2010 City Council election.

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Cancer Risks Probed at Nuclear Facilities in NJ, Elsewhere

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Federal regulators are launching a pilot study of cancer risks in populations around six nuclear power plants, including the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in southern New Jersey.

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NJ Woman Sues NBA for Gender Discrimination

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A New Jersey woman who worked for the NBA as a senior account executive filed a $3 million gender discrimination lawsuit against the league.

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Ex-Goldman Exec Given 2 Years for Insider Trading

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member once widely respected for his business smarts has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for insider trading.

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Massachusetts Seeks to Revoke License of Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick said the state has moved to revoke the licenses of the New England Compounding Center and three pharmacists there. He also has ordered the state pharmacy board that oversees similar companies to conduct surprise inspections and take other steps to tighten oversight.

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2 Teens Charged in Death of NJ Girl

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A New Jersey prosecutor says two teenage brothers have been charged with murdering a 12-year-old girl whose body was found in a recycling bin.

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NY Top Court Won't Hear Gay Marriage Challenge

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

New York's top court will not hear a challenge to the state's 2011 law legalizing same-sex marriage, ending the most prominent objection to the law.

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'The Scream' to Go on View at MoMA

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a special six-month exhibition of Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which sold for nearly $120 million at auction in May.

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