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Jimmy Breslin, Chronicler Of Wise Guys and Underdogs, Dies at 88

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Breslin was famous for his legwork. Hear him talk about his writing, and even a run for office, on WNYC.


Mayor de Blasio Will Not Be Charged in Campaign Fundraising Probes

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance said the facts do not show a violation of election laws, but said the actions appear to be "contrary to the intent and spirit of the law."


New York Joins Suit Against Latest Trump Travel Ban

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as New York said it would join Washington state's request to block the executive order.


MS-13 Gang Members Indicted in Slayings of 3 New York Teens

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Nisa Mickens, 15, and Kayla Cuevas, 16, were slaughtered in a residential neighborhood in an attack that came amid a national conversation about illegal immigration.


Watch: Democratic Response Charges That Trump Will 'Rip' Away Health Care

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear accused Trump of being "Wall Street's champion" and planning to "rip affordable health insurance" from Americans.

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Mayor Touts Plans to Make NYC More Affordable

Monday, February 13, 2017

"This affordability crisis threatens who we are, threatens the very soul of this city," said de Blasio during his State of the City address.


U.S. Added 227K Jobs in January, While Unemployment Rate Rose Slightly

Friday, February 03, 2017

American factories expanded last month at their fastest pace in more than two years, but wages barely increased, and the number of part-time workers who would prefer full-time work rose.


Cuomo Calls for State Constitutional Amendment to Protect Abortion Rights

Monday, January 30, 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday called for a state constitutional amendment to codify abortion rights should Roe v. Wade be overturned.

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After Death of 3-Year-Old, Investigator Finds Fault With New York's Child Welfare Agency

Friday, January 27, 2017

The Department of Investigation says the off-hours emergency unit is understaffed and undertrained.


Trump Moving Forward With Border Wall, Weighs Refugee Cuts

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The president is expected to roll out several executive actions, including a measure to jump-start construction of the wall, during a trip to the Department of Homeland Security.


'La La Land' Leads 89th Academy Award Nominations

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Following two years of "#OscarsSoWhite" furor, the Academy named a more diverse field of nominees, with "Moonlight," "Fences," and "Hidden Figures" also getting Best Picture nominations.

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NYPD Officer Set to Testify About Killing of Unarmed Teen

Friday, January 20, 2017

Officer Richard Haste initially faced a criminal manslaughter charge in the 2012 death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham, but the case was dismissed because of a procedural error.


Cuomo's Budget Goes Big on Education

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Gov. Cuomo's $152 billion state budget — which he kept under wraps for most of Tuesday — adds $1 billion in new education spending. The response from legislators: show me the money.
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Funeral Set for Paralyzed Detective Who Forgave Shooter

Friday, January 13, 2017

Steven McDonald died on Tuesday, 30 years after robbery suspect Shavod Jones shot him in Central Park.

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Cuomo to Kick Off State of the State Road Trip

Monday, January 09, 2017

The governor will deliver his remarks at the World Trade Center Monday before traveling to Buffalo for a second speech.


Major Snowstorm Blankets New Jersey, New York City and Long Island

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Eastern Long Island could see the heaviest snowfall before the storm is all said and done.


Multiple People Shot, 1 Dead at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

Friday, January 06, 2017

Miami area television stations are reporting that at least nine people were shot and that the sole shooter is in custody.


US Employers Add 156K Jobs in December

Friday, January 06, 2017

The Labor Department says the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7 percent from a nine-year low of 4.6 percent.


Officials to Investigate LIRR Train's Erratic Speed Just Before Crash

Friday, January 06, 2017

NTSB officials say the train had been traveling at least 10 mph when it slammed into the end of a platform at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn.


Officers Shoot, Kill Gunman in Brooklyn

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Officials say the plainclothes officers confronted the man as he fired a handgun into a lounge around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.