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Kerik Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.

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More Pay Cuts at St. Vincent's

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The unions for nurses and health care workers at St Vincent's hospital have agreed to a 10 percent across-the-board pay cut.

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Feds: No Civil Rights Case in Bell Shooting

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The three police officers acquitted of criminal charges in the 2006 shooting of an unarmed black man will not face federal civil rights charges.

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Subway Changes: C and D Trains Switch Routes

Monday, February 15, 2010

(by Stephen Nessen)

(by Stephen Nessen)

Uptown bound straphangers riding the C or D lines will need to adjust their routine this week. The MTA has announced that C trains will run express after Canal St. and D trains will be ...

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Canines Strut Their Stuff at Westminster Show

Monday, February 15, 2010

The 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins this morning at Madison Square Garden. One hundred seventy three breeds will compete for the coveted title of "Best In Show."

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New York City Celebrates Lunar New Year

Monday, February 15, 2010

It's officially the Year of Tiger, by the Chinese lunar calendar.

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Paterson Signs Law Closing 'Bruno Gap'

Friday, February 12, 2010

State lawmakers can no longer run a private business out of their government offices, now that Gov. David Paterson has signed an ethics bill to close what's known as the "Bruno Gap."

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The Great Woof Way: '101 Dalmatians' Musical Picks the Fiercest Bark

Thursday, February 11, 2010

After auditions, all of the contestants wait with their owners for the judges’ decision.

After auditions, all of the contestants wait with their owners for the judges’ decision.

Twelve canine contestants arrived at Madison Square Garden today to audition for the chance of a ...

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Gillibrand Gets Bronx Dems' Endorsement

Thursday, February 11, 2010

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has picked up an endorsement from the Bronx Democratic County Committee in her bid for her party's nomination. A Gillibrand spokesperson says the incumbent now has 57 of the state's 62 counties.

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Aerial Photos of 9/11 Attacks Released

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Newly released photos of the World Trade Center attack show the towers coming down from a new vantage point--that of police helicopters. 

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Newly Released Aerial Photos Show 9/11 WTC Collapse

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Newly released aerial photos show the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11 from an angle never seen before. You can see a slideshow of the images here.

The photos were taken from a New York Police Department helicopter by Detective Greg Semendinger. He and his pilot were ...

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Break's Over! NYC Public Schools Back Open

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The snow has stopped falling and New York City is returning back to normal today.

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New York Weathering the Storm

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

A major snowstorm is blanketing New York City, up to a foot of snow is expected in the five boroughs, hundreds of flights are canceled, the U.N. is closed, schools are closed, and all branches of the New York Public Library are closed as well. Winds are gusting up to ...

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NYC Councilman Charged with Corruption

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Bronx City Councilman Larry Seabrook was arrested today on federal corruption charges. He pleaded not guilty and was released on a $500,000 bond.

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Marking 75 Years of Urban Lore: Alligators in the Sewers Day

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

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It's the stuff of New York legend: alligators in the sewer. Maybe it's an it's urban myth -- unlike recent tales of coyotes in the city -- but Manhattan Borough Historian, Michael Miscione, can trace the origins of this particular tale.

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5 Dead After Connecticut Plant Explosion

Monday, February 08, 2010

Officials say it's unclear whether everyone is accounted for in Sunday's fatal explosion.

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Opera Patron Sentenced to 9 Years for Fraud

Friday, February 05, 2010

Opera-loving philanthropist Alberto Vilar has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his conviction on fraud charges.

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Former Assemblyman Gets Prison Sentence

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Former Queens Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio has been sentenced to six years in prison for fraud.

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Downtown Protestors Rally Against MTA Service Cuts

Thursday, February 04, 2010

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

by Radhika Marya

Commuters, elected officials, and transportation advocates are rallying against proposed mass transit cuts, a day after the MTA announced it was facing a new $400 million deficit.

Protesters ...

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Deficits Grow for Albany and MTA

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

New York state's deficit has grown by $750 million to $8.2 billion. The MTA faces another $400 million shortfall.

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