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NYPD Officer Fatally Shot in Her Patrol Car in the Bronx

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Officials say 48-year-old Miosotis Familia was in a patrol car with her partner when a man suddenly opened fire on her. The suspect was shot and killed by police as he fled the scene.

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Why Aetna Is Ditching Hartford and Moving to Manhattan

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Aetna helped make Hartford the insurance capital of the world. Now, it's moving its headquarters to Manhattan, making it the latest old-line Fortune 500 company to flee the suburbs.

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New Jersey Passes Budget, Putting State Beaches Back in Business

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

The New Jersey legislature and Gov. Chris Christie reached a $34.7 billion budget deal Monday night, just in time for state beaches and parks to reopen for the July 4th holiday.

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Chris Christie's Beach Photos Become Legendary Meme

Monday, July 03, 2017

New Jersey's governor may have been king of Island Beach State Park for a day, but the internet memes about it will live forever. 

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New Jersey's 'Seinfeld Shutdown': Where Things Stand Monday

Monday, July 03, 2017

Star-Ledger columnist Tom Moran explains that New Jersey's budget impasse is really about "nothing." Check our list of what's closed during the partial shutdown.

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One Dead, Six Injured After Shooting at Bronx Hospital

Friday, June 30, 2017

The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, bringing police cars and firetrucks rushing to the scene and sending officers onto the roof with guns drawn.

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No Deal in Sight as New Jersey Budget Nears Expiration

Friday, June 30, 2017

New Jersey's current budget expires at midnight on Friday, and Democrats in the state assembly and Governor Chris Christie don't look anywhere close to making a deal on a new one.

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Passengers Evacuated After A Train Derailment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

FDNY officials say they responded to a report of a smoke condition on the train at 9:45 AM at West 125th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue.

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Veteran NYC Reporter Gabe Pressman Dies at 93

Friday, June 23, 2017

NBC 4 New York's Gabe Pressman was a pioneering street reporter, and has long been credited as the first television journalist to cover the city. 

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Joe Lhota, Former MTA Chair, Returns to the Job as Subway Complaints Ramp Up

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lhota, who chaired the MTA before a running for mayor in 2013, was praised for the system's response to Sandy. Now, he's returning to the agency at a tumultuous time.

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What Albany Accomplished Before the 'Close' of the Legislative Session

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lawmakers are expected to return to Albany in the coming months to decide on mayoral control for New York City schools. Meanwhile, vaping has been banned from most public indoor spaces.

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What Happens if the Mayor Loses Control of City Schools?

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña was in Albany yesterday, pleading on behalf of Mayor de Blasio for him not to lose control over the city's public schools at the end of the month.

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Is Cardinal Tobin's Outreach to LGBT Catholics About More Than Optics?

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Church still regards homosexuality as "intrinsically disordered," but Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the leader of Newark's Archdiocese, has made headlines for inviting LGBT people to Mass.

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Watch Live: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Congress

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The public testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, scheduled for 2:30 p.m., should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his tenure.

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Trump Declares 'Total and Complete Vindication' After Comey Hearing

Friday, June 09, 2017

The president, who had not tweeted since James Comey accused the administration of spreading "lies," struck back with an early morning tweet, saying "WOW, Comey is a leaker!"

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Watch Live: James Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Thursday, June 08, 2017

In a hugely anticipated hearing, fired FBI director James Comey will recount a series of controversial conversations with President Trump. 

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Trump to Nominate ex-Justice Department Official and Bridgegate Lawyer to Lead FBI

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Christopher Wray, who worked for the DOJ under President George W. Bush and represented Gov. Christie during the Bridgegate investigation, has been picked to replace James Comey.

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Christie Looms Over a Race He's Not Part Of

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and former diplomat Phil Murphy won the GOP and Democratic nominations in New Jersey's race to replace a governor with the lowest approval ratings in the U.S.

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NY and NJ Democrats Lining Up to Challenge Republican Congressmen

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

With 18 months to go until the 2018 congressional elections, Democrats are organizing in swing districts with the hopes of pushing Republican House members out of office.

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The Polls Are Open for New Jersey's Gubernatorial Primary

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Voters have until 8 p.m. to cast their votes for the Democratic and Republican candidates hoping to replace Gov. Christie.

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