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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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Ex- Rutgers Student Wants Hate Crime Convictions Dismissed

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

A former Rutgers University student who was convicted of hate crimes for using a webcam to see a snippet of his roommate kissing another man is asking a judge to overturn the jury's verdict.

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Christie Shrugs Off Kimmel's Fat Jokes

Monday, April 30, 2012

Governor Chris Christie says having a sexy television star seated beside him made it easier to absorb the fat jokes Jimmy Kimmel made at his expense during the White House Correspondents' Club dinner.

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Husband of Bronx SUV Crash Victim Says He Can't Feel

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Authorities say an out-of-control van plunged off a roadway near the Bronx Zoo in New York City, killing seven people, including three children.

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Sister of Suspected Subway Plotter Gives Tearful Testimony as Trial Winds Down

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The sister of a man accused in an alleged plot in 2009 to attack New York's subways with suicide bombs testified in his terror trial Wednesday as both sides wrapped up their arguments in the trial of the man accused of plotting the attacks in 2009.

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Conn. Governor Signs Bill to Repeal Death Penalty

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed legislation into law that abolishes Connecticut's death penalty for future crimes. The Democrat signed the bill on Wednesday afternoon, behind closed doors, with no ceremony or fanfare. Connecticut joins 16 other states that have abolished capital punishment.

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Top NJ Officials Discuss High-Speed Police Escorts

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

New Jersey's top state law enforcement officials discussed high-speed police escorts during a meeting Wednesday.

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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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