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After Hoboken Train Crash, Transit Regulators Targeting Sleep Apnea

Monday, November 21, 2016

The recommendation comes after the engineer in September's deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was found to have the fatigue-inducing condition known as sleep apnea.


MTA Considers Increasing Fares, Tolls for 2017

Thursday, November 17, 2016

MTA board members are expected to vote on the proposals in January following a series of public meetings on the increases.


Leader of Bridgegate Probe Announces Run for New Jersey Governor

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New Jersey Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski sent an email on Tuesday declaring, "I'm running for governor," and called for policies that work for "everyone in our state."


New York Lawmakers Could Get a Raise This Week

Monday, November 14, 2016

New York state legislators now make $79,500 a year for what is technically a part-time job. A state commission appointed to study a possible raise will announce its conclusion tomorrow.


Anti-Trump Protestors Clog Fifth Avenue

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The protesters rallied at New York's Union Square on Saturday before picking up steam and taking their cause into the street and to Trump Tower.

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Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The gravelly-voiced Canadian-born musician, best known for his songs "Hallelujah" and "Bird on a wire," was also a poet and aspiring Zen monk. A memorial will be held in Los Angeles.

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New Jersey Takes Over Debt-Ridden Atlantic City Government

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The state Local Finance Board voted Wednesday to take over the city's main governmental functions after the state rejected a proposed five-year financial turnaround plan.


Democrats Fail to Make Gains in NY State and Federal Races

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Republicans fought off attempts by state Democrats to take hold of the New York state senate, and they fared quite well in congressional races, too.


One Dead in Fire at Apartment Building in Manhattan

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. in a building on East 93rd Street in Manhattan's Yorkville neighborhood.


Oh Deer! NYC Campaign Promotes Living Safely with Wildlife

Monday, October 24, 2016

WildlifeNYC is a collaboration that includes ways for residents to report wild animal sightings as well as programs where people can learn more about the animals.

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Cuomo Signs Law Imposing $7,500 Fine on Some Airbnb Users

Friday, October 21, 2016

New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

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New York and New Jersey Bombing Suspect Arraigned

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York, injuring more than 30, was arraigned Thursday on charges he tried to kill police officers in New Jersey.

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Christie Still Backs Trump, Calls Comments 'Indefensible'

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Christie on Tuesday for the first time publicly addressed what Trump has described as "locker room talk" during an appearance on New York City sports radio station WFAN-AM.


Damaged NJ Transit Train Removed from Terminal After Crash

Friday, October 07, 2016

Federal investigators also released new information Thursday gleaned from a data recorder and video from a forward-facing camera in the front of the train.

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New Jersey Senate President Not Running for Governor

Thursday, October 06, 2016

In a statement, Sweeney says it's clear fellow Democrat Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive, has substantial support from Democratic leaders.


Conductor Neville Marriner Dies, Founded London Orchestra

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Conductor Neville Marriner, 92, who led the Academy of St Martin in the Fields to become one of the world's most-recorded classical music groups, has died.
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Mother Killed in Train Crash Had Recently Moved from Brazil

Friday, September 30, 2016

Fabiloa Bittar De Kroon, 34, worked for the software company SAP in its legal department in Brazil until earlier this year, when she moved to New Jersey.

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FDNY Battalion Chief Dies in Bronx Blast

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

17-year-old department veteran was responding to a report of a gas leak.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

Monday, September 26, 2016

Locked in an exceedingly close White House race, the presidential rivals tangled for 90-minutes over their vastly different visions for the nation's future.

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Former Cuomo Aide Facing Federal Charges

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The federal investigation into Gov. Cuomo's "Buffalo Billions" initiative has yielded bribery and fraud charges against nine people — including a former top aide to the governor.