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Bird Strike Forces Flight to Make Emergency Landing in NY

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

A JetBlue aircraft bound for West Palm Beach, Fla., made an emergency landing at a suburban New York airport shortly after hitting birds upon takeoff.

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Suffolk Co. to Layoff 315 Employees

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Lawmakers on eastern Long Island have approved a plan to trim the payroll by 315 jobs by July 1.

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Faulty Valve Blamed for 2010 Staten Island Ferry Crash

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board says a faulty valve caused a Staten Island ferry accident that injured several people and caused minor damage.

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Girl, 13, Killed; Mother Wounded in Harlem

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

NYPD officers wounded a suspect outside a Washington Heights apartment after he fatally shot a 13-year-old girl and critically injured her mother, officials say.

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Prosecutor: Clemens Told 'Lies to Cover Up Lies'

Monday, April 23, 2012

The complexity of the Roger Clemens perjury retrial showed itself in many ways Monday - before a jury that knows little about baseball.

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NYer Who Became al-Qaida Member Testifies

Monday, April 23, 2012

A New Yorker who became a sworn member of al-Qaida has begun testifying at a terrorism trial in Brooklyn.

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Death Penalty Repeal Carries Risk for CT Gov

Sunday, April 22, 2012

As he prepares to sign a repeal of Connecticut's death penalty into law, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy says that even if he doesn't have the support of all voters, he is sticking to his own convictions, formed by his experiences as a New York City prosecutor who helped lock up four people in homicide cases.

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Heavy Rain in East, April Snowflakes for Some

Sunday, April 22, 2012

A spring nor'easter along the East Coast on Sunday is expected to bring rain and heavy winds and even snow in some places as it strengthens into early Monday, a punctuation to a relatively dry stretch of weather for the Northeast.

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As Albany Turns, Speaker Silver Thrives

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is no longer the top Democrat in New York politics. He faces the ambitious Gov. Andrew Cuomo who is closely allied with the state Senate's Republican majority. And Silver has mustered - with rare difficulty - votes that infuriated his base support among public employee unions.

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Defense Worried About Zimmerman's Safety in Fla.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

George Zimmerman is getting out of jail. Now his defense team has to worry about keeping the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of gunning down Trayvon Martin safe on the outside.

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Mourners Honor Fallen NYC Firefighter

Saturday, April 21, 2012

A New York City fire lieutenant who died fighting a Brooklyn blaze is being laid to rest on Long Island.

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Met Museum Guard Shoots Himself in Leg

Friday, April 20, 2012

Police say a security guard at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art accidentally shot himself in the leg in the basement of the building.

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Zimmerman Apologizes for Shooting; Gets $150K Bail

Friday, April 20, 2012

Telling Trayvon Martin's parents and a national TV audience "I am sorry for the loss of your son," neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman took the witness stand in an extraordinary move Friday during his bail hearing, making his first public comments since fatally shooting the unarmed teenager.

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Diplomat's Wife Injured by Stray Bullet in Queens

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Police say a stray bullet wounded the wife of a Sudanese diplomat while she was walking with her two young children.

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Paris to NY Jet Lands Safely with Blown Tire

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A jetliner bound from Paris to New York with over 200 people aboard landed safely after blowing one of its tires upon takeoff.

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Suspect Charged With Shooting at NYPD Officers

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Prosecutors say a man with a cache of weapons who fired at seven officers has been charged with attempted murder.

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'American Bandstand' Host Dick Clark Dead at 82

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock `n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the year-end countdown from Times Square on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," has died. He was 82.

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Subway Plotter: Bombmaking Is 'Very Simple'

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The admitted mastermind of a foiled terror plot to attack New York City subways testified Wednesday that al-Qaida trainers taught him a "very simple" formula for making explosives needed for suicide bombs.

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Rapper G. Dep Convicted in 1993 NYC Shooting

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rapper G. Dep stunned police by suddenly confessing to a nearly 20-year-old shooting, then went to trial arguing that his admission might have been mismatched to a murder.

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NJ Gives Group 1st Permit to Grow Pot Legally

Monday, April 16, 2012

New Jersey has issued its first permit for a nonprofit group to grow medical marijuana legally.

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