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Kagan is Obama's Supreme Court Pick

Monday, May 10, 2010

President Obama nominated New York City native Elena Kagan to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Justice John Paul Stevens. Share your thoughts on Obama’s choice and any stories you may have about Kagan.

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Times Square Evacuated

Friday, May 07, 2010

A Web camera posted in New York City's Times Square is showing that part of Times Square has been evacuated.

The Associated Press is reporting that New York City police are investigating a suspicious package that was left on 46th Street and Broadway.

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Chinatown Fire Not Arson

Friday, May 07, 2010

Firefighters respond to a seven-alarm blaze on Grand Street in Chinatown on April 12, 2010. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Firefighters respond to a seven-alarm blaze on Grand Street in Chinatown on April 12, 2010. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The deadly fire ...

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City's Revised Budget Slashes Teaching Jobs

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg says the city will need to cut nearly 11,000 jobs.

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The Mayor's Budget Plan

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg will announce the city's budget for the next fiscal year today. While his plan may save the jobs of hundreds of police officers, thousands of teachers are slated to be laid off. What is your reaction to that decision?

Leave your comments below.

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Times Square Terror Plot Timeline

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Below is a timeline of the events surrounding the failed bomb attempt in Times Square.

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Shahzad Waives Right to Speedy Hearing

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Terror suspect Faisal Shahzad has waived his right to a speedy court hearing to hear the charges against him.

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City Avoids Dramatic Cuts to NYPD

Thursday, May 06, 2010

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is expected to give a budget update today. And officials say he's got some good news: the mayor won't have to cut the jobs of 892 police officers.

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Judge Injunction Suspends MTA Layoffs

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Hundreds of laid-off station agents expecting to turn in their uniforms are headed to work instead.

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NYPD Says Truck on RFK Bridge Not a Threat

Thursday, May 06, 2010

The bridge reopened for traffic around midnight after being closed for several hours.

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Bloomberg Asks Senators to Close 'Terror Gap'

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD's Ray Kelly say New York needs more anti-terror funding and tougher gun control laws.

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Picasso Painting Sold for Record Price

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust" on display April 29, 2010 at Christie

"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust" on display April 29, 2010 at Christie's in New York. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

A 1932 Picasso ...

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Times Square Bomb Suspect Charged

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Faisal Shahzad was charged yesterday with terrorism and attempting to use weapons of mass destruction.

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NYPD Dismisses Criticism Over Shahzad Arrest

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Law enforcement officials are brushing aside criticism over the fact that Faisal Shahzad was apprehended on board a flight at John F. Kennedy International airport that was bound for Dubai.

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NY Court Grants Same-Sex Parents Rights

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

New York’s highest court has granted same-sex parents more of the visitation and custody rights enjoyed by straight couples in the event of divorce or death.

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When News Breaks…Sunday, May 2 at WNYC

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Brigid Bergin, Producer for Breaking News and Mornings

My phone rang 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. It was John Keefe, WNYC’s Senior Executive for News, asking me to report for duty.

I was recently named WNYC’s Producer for Breaking News and Mornings, so my stake in this event was two-pronged: I ...

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Paterson Wants Pardon Panel for Immigrants

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

New York Governor David Paterson is countering what he calls "harsh" federal immigration laws by creating a "pardon panel" that will review the cases of legal immigrants facing deportation for prior criminal convictions.

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Times Square Reopens

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Despite the car bomb discovered in Times Square last night, and the resulting police presence and 10-hour closure of several major thoroughfares, by early this morning traffic had been restored and crowds were thronging the area.

Rita Kirkpatrick and her husband were in town from Massachusetts. They missed a play ...

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NYPD Investigates Failed Times Square Car Bomb

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Two vendors alerted police Saturday of smoke coming from the back of a dark-colored Nissan Pathfinder.

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Get Your Reels Ready -- Fishing Season Begins This Weekend

Friday, April 30, 2010

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

This weekend is one of the most popular in the New York fishing calendar, with the season opening for many varieties, including Walleye and Northern Pike.

Carl Anderson is a buyer at Urban ...

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