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Legendary Investigative Reporter Wayne Barrett Dies at 71

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Barrett spent nearly four decades at The Village Voice, covering everyone from city politicians to developers — most notably Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani.


NJ Supreme Court: Towns Must Provide Affordable Housing

Thursday, January 19, 2017

In a unanimous decision, the court ruled that towns have to provide affordable housing to make up for nearly two decades of inaction.

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William Peter Blatty, Author Of 'The Exorcist,' Dies At 89

Friday, January 13, 2017

The novelist died from cancer on Thursday. Blatty was best known for writing the best-selling 1971 horror fiction about a 12-year-old girl, possessed by the devil, before the 1973 film became a hit.


In State of the State Speech, Christie Focuses Almost Entirely on Addiction

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Christie vowed to make fighting drug addiction in New Jersey his priority during his last year in office, and he put forth a number of proposals for doing so.

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Nat Hentoff Dies at 91

Sunday, January 08, 2017

The prolific author and columnist was a pioneer of alternative journalism. He was the subject of a 2014 documentary directed by WNYC's David Lewis.


Reports: Indian Point Nuclear Plant to Close by 2021

Saturday, January 07, 2017

The Associated Press and New York Times say Governor Andrew Cuomo reached a deal to close the aging nuclear power plant in four years

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NYS Team Will Educate and Enforce Min. Wage

Monday, January 02, 2017

About 200 state investigators and staffers are being assigned to spread the word about New York's recent minimum wage increase — and to make sure businesses comply.


Times Square Revelers Ring in the New Year

Sunday, January 01, 2017

An estimated 1 million gathered under the ball, as about 7,000 police officers kept watch.


Times Square Isn't the Only Place Something Drops on New Year's Eve

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Everything from a fish to a shoe to a giant candy Peep will descend on Saturday to welcome in 2017.


British singer George Michael dead at age 53

Sunday, December 25, 2016

George Michael, who rocketed to stardom with WHAM! and went on to enjoy a long and celebrated solo career lined with controversies, has died, his publicist said Sunday. He was 53.

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Two Alarm Fire Breaks Out at NYU Hospital Under Construction

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

There were no immediate reports of injuries at the NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan.


Investigators: Radiator Leak May Be Responsible for Toddlers' Deaths

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Two sibling toddlers were pronounced dead after being taken to hospital with steam burns on Wednesday


Beyonce Leads 2017 Grammy Award Nominations

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West each scored eight nominations.


Judge Denies Request for Special Prosecutor in Christie Bridge Case

Friday, December 02, 2016

A judge ruled Friday that a former firefighter's complaint against Gov. Christie regarding the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane closures lacked standing.


Ron Glass, Emmy-Nominated Actor Best Known For 'Barney Miller,' Has Died At 71

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Glass died Friday of respiratory failure, his agent, Jeffrey Leavett, told The Associated Press. He appeared in dozens of shows in a television and film career dating to the early 1970s.


'Brady Bunch' Mom Florence Henderson Has Died

Friday, November 25, 2016

The actress was 82. She was one of the stars of the popular 1970s show about single parents who marry and raise six kids. It played for decades in reruns.


Indictments Against Former Cuomo Aide and Seven Others in Federal Corruption Case

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A former top aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the former president of SUNY Polytechnic Institute were both indicted in the bribery case.


Review of Airport Panic: Usain Bolt Spurred it, Cops Made it Worse

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A review of an August incident at JKF blamed both airport employees and law enforcement for fueling hysteria by overreacting to several mistaken reports of gunshots.


Humpback Whale Spotted in Hudson River

Monday, November 21, 2016

Reported sightings have ranged from the Statue of Liberty to north of the George Washington Bridge.


Trump Questions Persist Along Obama's Last Foreign Presidential Trip

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Closing out his final overseas trip, Obama said he'd avoided ethical scandals by trying to follow the spirit, not just the letter, of the law and suggested Trump would be wise to follow his example.