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Historic Manhattan Synagogue Burned Down in Possible Arson Case

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A historic Synagogue on the Lower East Side was a lingering sign of the neighborhood's pre-gentrification history. Now it's a heap of charred ruins after a fire Sunday.


Would Privatizing Penn Station Solve its Problems?

Saturday, May 13, 2017

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez says the real issue is under-investment in infrastructure.


Watch: New Jersey's 2nd Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Democratic candidates for New Jersey governor meet for their second debate of the week. Stream live video of the event tonight, starting at 8 p.m. 

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How NY and NJ Representatives Are Responding to Comey's Firing

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Speaking from the floor of the Senate Wednesday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke for Senate Democrats when he said FBI Director Jim Comey's firing continued a troubling pattern.


What New Jersey Commuters Get Out of the Congressional Spending Bill

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The $1.2 trillion spending bill that Congress is expected to approve this week includes some needed help for Tri-State area infrastructure projects.

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Doctor Who Allegedly Bribed N.J. Senator Menendez Has Been Convicted of Fraud

Monday, May 01, 2017

A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption has been convicted of Medicare fraud, increasing the odds that he'll be pressured to testify against Sen. Bob Menendez.


Miss the New Kosciuszko Bridge's Light Show Celebration? Here it Is

Friday, April 28, 2017

The LED light show on the Kosciuszko Bridge, and the accompanying soundtrack, was the first performance of what Governor Cuomo is calling "the New York Harbor of Lights." 

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New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance Says a Spending Bill Will Pass, Be it for a Week or a Year

Thursday, April 27, 2017

New Jersey Republican Congressman Leonard Lance discusses the deals on Congress' plate during its week back in session.

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New York Appeals Judge Found Dead in the Hudson River

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was the first African-American woman to serve on New York’s highest court.


Approved New York State Budget Includes Free College for Middle-Class Students

Monday, April 10, 2017

Lawmakers in Albany approved a $153 billion state budget Sunday night after negotiations pushed its passage well beyond the April 1st due date.


A Week Late Governor Cuomo Announces Budget Deal

Friday, April 07, 2017

Lawmakers must still approve the compromise.


Tough Commute after Minor Train Derailment at Penn Station

Monday, April 03, 2017

NJ Transit and LIRR riders should expect delays and cancellations through Monday evening as workers make track repairs.


Why Paul Manafort Borrowed Millions Against Homes He Bought With Cash

Thursday, March 30, 2017

After WNYC's reporting on Manafort's puzzling real estate transactions, the Wall Street Journal found Manafort mortgaged his Brooklyn brownstone in order to bail out his son-in-law.

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This Morning's Amtrak Derailment Will Cause Evening Delays

Friday, March 24, 2017

A statement from Amtrak says an Acela Express train leaving Penn Station for Washington, D.C., Friday morning experienced a minor derailment. No injuries are reported.


FBI Probing Possible Links Between Russia, Trump Associates

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday's hearing before the House Intelligence Committee revealed a major development in the controversy that continues to hover over the Trump administration.

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Watch: Senate Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Monday, March 20, 2017

In his opening remarks, Gorsuch emphasized "the importance of an independent judiciary."

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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.


A Sea of Green Headed Up 5th Avenue in the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Friday, March 17, 2017

One woman we met came down from Boston, dressed as a leprechaun. Another just found out via Ancestry.com that she's Irish. No matter how Irish you are, you're welcome at the parade.


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."


Nor'easter Spares New York City

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The National Weather Service downgraded its warning to a Winter Weather Advisory. Officials are still urging people to stay off the streets until late Tuesday.