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Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia

Thursday, March 05, 2015

An MD-80 went off the runway around 11:10 Thursday morning. The FDNY says 24 people suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.


NY Lawmaker Proposes Alternative to Federal Flood Insurance

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder's bill follows a slew of allegations that the nation's flood insurance system is broken.

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Don't Underestimate this Storm: Blizzard Update

Monday, January 26, 2015

All transportation is shutting down at 11 p.m. Keep checking here for all your storm coverage. 

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Two More Resignations at Troubled Thruway Authority

Thursday, January 01, 2015

A spokesman for the Authority confirmed the departures of its Executive Director and Chief Financial this week, following the chair's resignation in early December.


Cardinal Showcases Support for NYPD at Sunday Mass

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dolan singled out the NYPD's leadership from the pulpit and expressed solidarity with the police.


Scenes from NYC's Climate March

Sunday, September 21, 2014

See who came out for the march that organizers say attracted more than 300,000 people from across the country to midtown Manhattan.

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Police Union Opposes NYC's Bid for the Democratic National Convention

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio accuses a local police union of "fear-mongering," after its leader publishes an open letter.


Driver in Times Square Bus Crash Arrested

Tuesday, August 05, 2014


Police say one of the drivers involved in a bus crash that injured 14 people was under the influence of a controlled substance.

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Pushing for Pre-Tax Transit for More People

Sunday, July 27, 2014


Transit advocates posed the question to commuters: what would you do with $443 a year in savings on your MetroCard?

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Strike Averted: MTA, LIRR Agree to Tentative Deal

Thursday, July 17, 2014

After several rounds of contentious negotiations, New York's governor has announced a tentative contract deal between the MTA and Long Island Rail Road workers, who were days away fro...
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Local Muslims React to Ongoing NYPD Counter-Terrorism Tactic

Sunday, May 11, 2014

A report in the New York Times says a police unit seeks to use jailed Muslims as informants.

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Bill de Blasio's First Budget Promotes Schools, Housing

Thursday, May 08, 2014


The mayor's first budget includes significant spending increases in education and housing.


Subway Derailment in Queens Injures 19

Friday, May 02, 2014

The derailment happened around 10:30 a.m. in a tunnel near the 65th Street Station in Woodside. The MTA says the middle six cars of the train left the track.

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With Crime Rising in Public Housing, NYPD Posts Stats

Monday, April 28, 2014


Police say domestic violence is a leading factor.


Son-In-Law of Osama Bin Laden Convicted

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, has been convicted of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as al-Qaida's spokesperson after the September 11th attacks.

The verdict was returned Wednesday in federal court in lower Manhattan. The Kuwaiti clergyman could face life in prison.

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NJ Senator Bombarded with Complaints About Sandy Aid

Monday, March 10, 2014

As Sen. Robert Menendez prepares to chair a hearing in Washington this week on Sandy recovery funds, he's getting an earful from constituents.


Latest Newscast: Obama Warns Russia on Ukraine, Charters Showdown in NYC

Friday, February 28, 2014


Here are the latest headlines from the WNYC newsroom.


Deal Reached on Future of Long Island College Hospital

Thursday, February 20, 2014

SUNY will be allowed to rid itself of the money-losing LICH, and community members opposed to closing the hospital will get a voice in its redevelopment.


Expect A Tough Friday Commute

Friday, February 14, 2014

The latest winter storm is on its way out but things will still be messy as early snow fall creates some slushy conditions. Check our Transit Tracker for up-to-date rail and subway information.


PHOTOS: Celebrating the New Year in Chinatown

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Watch how New Yorkers ushered in the Year of the Horse during festivities in Chinatown on Sunday.

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