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Calif. Court OKs Serial Killer's Extradition to NY

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The California Supreme Court has cleared the way for convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala to be extradited to New York City to face charges in two 1970s killings here.

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Hairstyling Pioneer Vidal Sassoon Dies at 84

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who undid the beehive with his wash-and-wear cuts and went on to become an international name in hair care, died Wednesday. He was 84.

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NJ State Debt More Than Anticipated Revenues

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

New Jersey owed nearly $34 billion at the end of the 2011 fiscal year, more than the $32 billion in anticipated state revenues in the coming fiscal year.

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Son of Sam Killer Denied Parole in NY for 6th Time

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Son of Sam serial killer David Berkowitz has been denied parole by New York authorities for the sixth time.

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Port Authority Says Penn Station Expansion to Begin

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

The long-delayed expansion of New York's Penn Station is set to begin.

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`Where Wild Things Are' Author Maurice Sendak Dies

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Maurice Sendak, the children's book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night Kitchen," died early Tuesday. He was 83.

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Democrats, Malloy Reach Deal on Conn. Budget

Monday, May 07, 2012

Democratic lawmakers and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have reached an agreement on a revised state budget for the new fiscal year that begins on July 1.

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Cuomo Proposes More Protections for Disabled

Monday, May 07, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed better protections for about a million New Yorkers with disabilities and special needs under state-funded care through a new agency with authority to monitor the system and investigate and prosecute abuse claims.

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Ex-NYPD Officer Gets 75 Years for Sex Attack

Monday, May 07, 2012

A former police officer who grabbed a schoolteacher off the street and sexually attacked her was sentenced Monday to at least 75 years in prison after being convicted of high-level sex charges, though a jury couldn't decide whether he was guilty of rape.

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Vogue Bans Too-Skinny Models from its Pages

Friday, May 04, 2012

Vogue magazine, perhaps the world's top arbiter of style, is making a statement about its own models: Too young and too thin is no longer in.

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Facebook Valued at Up to $95B in IPO Price Range

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Facebook, the company that turned the social Web into a cultural and business phenomenon, is worth as much as $95 billion, according to the price range for its upcoming initial public offering of stock.

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'Bad boy' Ex-Investment Manager Sentenced in NYC

Thursday, May 03, 2012

A former investment manager known as Wall Street's "bad boy" has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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Former NY Senate Leader Bruno Re-Indicted

Thursday, May 03, 2012

The former New York Senate majority leader faces new federal fraud charges after his earlier convictions were overturned last year.

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Lautenberg Advocates for Rutgers to Stay in Camden

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Sen. Frank Lautenberg is lobbying for Rutgers University to maintain its presence in Camden.

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Mick Jagger Gets First Hosting Gig at 'SNL' Finale

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Mick Jagger will test his comic chops later this month as host of the "Saturday Night Live" season finale.

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NY Man Convicted of Manslaughter in Cop's Death

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

A man accused of shoving a city police officer off a stoop to his death during a domestic violence arrest last year was convicted Wednesday of manslaughter.

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New Barriers Going in on Bronx highway Where 7 Died

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

New York's Transportation Department says it's addressing some safety concerns on a stretch of highway where an accident killed seven people.

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NJ Mom Accused of Taking Daughter in Tanning Booth

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

A New Jersey mom is accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a stand-up tanning booth, and authorities say the girl suffered burns.

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Obama in Afghanistan, Sees 'Light of New Day'

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

On a swift, secretive trip to the war zone, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that after years of sacrifice the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan is winding down just as it has already ended in Iraq. "We can see the light of a new day on the horizon," he said on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death and in the midst of his own re-election campaign.

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White Powder Letters Sent to NYC Offices

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Police in New York City say three letters aimed at scaring mailroom employees at Citicorp and News Corp. were filled with a white powder believed to be cornstarch.

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