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Jun 12, 2013

"Reasons to Be Happy": Review Roundup

"Reasons to Be Happy": Review Roundup

Neil LaBute elicits strong feelings from audiences and critics, and nothing has changed with his latest play, “Reasons to Be Happy,” which opened last night in a new production from the MCC Theater.

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Eric Garner's Death Ruled a Homicide

Eric Garner's Death Ruled a Homicide

The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father whose death in police custody sparked national outrage, a homicide, saying a chokehold killed him.

Pop-Up Thunderstorms Expected All Weekend

Pop-Up Thunderstorms Expected All Weekend

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to impact the tri-state area Friday evening, followed by more rain -- some of it heavy -- Saturday and Sunday, according to Storm Team 4.

Fire Guts Manhattan Sushi Restaurant

Fire Guts Manhattan Sushi Restaurant

A two-alarm fire gutted a Manhattan sushi restaurant Friday morning and damaged an adjacent apartment building, officials say. No injuries were reported.

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

The owner of a pit bull who survived a 25-foot plunge from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has stepped forward and may soon be reunited with the dog, according to a veterinary office caring for...

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on Long Island Wednesday evening, according to officials.

20 Abused Pit Bulls Found Inside Queens Home: NYPD

20 Abused Pit Bulls Found Inside Queens Home: NYPD

Twenty allegedly abused pit bulls were taken from a Queens home Thursday as the NYPD's newly formed Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad helped bust an alleged dog-fighting ring.