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Security Up at Area Theaters Following Colo. Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The NYPD will continue to beef up security at area movie theaters this weekend after a gunman killed at least 12 at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in a Denver suburb Friday.

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FDA Issues Warning On Shellfish from NY Harbor

Friday, July 20, 2012

If you have a hankering for some oysters this weekend, you might want to avoid the ones harvested from New York's Oyster Bay. The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from the bay because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.

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Judge Backs Blogger Over Anti-Islam Bus Ads

Friday, July 20, 2012

An anti-Islam activist has won a preliminary round in her First Amendment fight to place New York City bus ads calling enemies of Israel "savages."

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Strauss-Kahn Lawyers: Law in NYC Maid's Suit Vague

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyers are taking aim at a gender-motivated-violence law that a New York City hotel maid is invoking in her lawsuit against him.

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Bomb Blast Kills Top Syrian Security Officials

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A bomb ripped through a high-level security meeting Wednesday in Damascus, killing three top regime officials - including President Bashar Assad's brother-in-law - in the harshest blow to Syria's ruling family dynasty and the rebels' boldest attack in the country's civil war.

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30 Injured in 6-Alarm Blaze Near Yankee Stadium

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Fire officials say 28 firefighters and two civilians suffered minor injuries in an overnight fire at a six-story building in the Bronx. The six-alarm fire broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday at 975 Walton Ave. near Yankee Stadium.

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48 Charged in Massive Medicaid Fraud Case

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

A nationwide prescription drug ring bought mountains of HIV medications and other drugs from down-and-out Medicaid recipients in New York City, then marketed the pills to pharmacies that dispensed them to unsuspecting consumers, authorities said Tuesday.

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Trans Fat Ban Has Made Fast Food in NY Healthier: Study

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The city's ban on trans fats in fast food is making a difference in New Yorkers' diet, a Department of Health study published Tuesday shows.

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Bus Driver Catches Brooklyn Girl Who Fell 3 Stories

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

An MTA bus driver credited with saving a 7-year-old girl who fell three stories from a Brooklyn building said he was praying he would catch the young girl when he spotted her atop an air conditioning unit.

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'Encyclopedia Brown' Author Sobol Dies at 87

Monday, July 16, 2012

Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87.

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Ex-NYPD Officer Gets 10 Years to Life After Admitting Rape

Monday, July 16, 2012

A former New York City police officer who admitted raping a schoolteacher has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison, but he's fighting a far longer sentence from a related conviction.

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Mom of Capsized Boat Victim Believed Cabin Safe

Friday, July 13, 2012

The mother of one of three children who died inside the cabin of a yacht that capsized on the Fourth of July believed it was the safest place for her daughter.

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Construction to Cause Traffic Snarls on GWB

Friday, July 13, 2012

Driving into New York will be getting a little tougher. A three-month construction project is expected to create major backups for New Jersey drivers crossing the George Washington Bridge.

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No Explosives Found on NY Plane Returned to Gate

Friday, July 13, 2012

A jetliner bound for Madrid was returned to Kennedy International Airport as a precaution Thursday evening after a passenger reported strange wiring in the bathroom, but no explosive device was found, law enforcement officials said.

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Ticket Fix Cop Tried to Hire a Hit Man, DA Says

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The crooked cop at the center of the Bronx ticket-fixing scandal tried to hire a hit man to kill a witness in his criminal case, prosecutors said.

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Settlement Reached in LCD Price-Fixing Case

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials in eight states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, according to New York's attorney general.

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NJ Asks Feds for Storm Aid for South Jersey

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno has requested federal disaster aid for three southern New Jersey counties hit hard by weekend thunderstorms.

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Ownership of Dylan's Historic Guitar in Dispute

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Where's Bob Dylan's guitar? The veteran singer and PBS are in a dispute over the whereabouts of an electric guitar that Dylan plugged in at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965.

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Kristin Chenoweth Injured on Brooklyn Set of ‘The Good Wife’

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Actress Kristin Chenoweth was injured on the set of the CBS drama "The Good Wife" and taken by ambulance to a hospital, her publicist and the show's producer said.

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Capsized Long Island Yacht Raised from Bay

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

FBI divers and New York police retrieved a boat that sank in Long Island Sound, killing three children on July 4.

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