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Sunday, Nov 24, 2013

Review: A Fine Bromance for Stewart, McKellen

Review: A Fine Bromance for Stewart, McKellen

The two starry knights face off in enigmatic, enticing "No Man's Land" and "Waiting for Godot," in repertory at the Cort Theatre. We'll drink to that.

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Raging Blaze Destroys NJ Building, 3 Families Displaced
Raging Blaze Destroys NJ Building, 3 Families Displaced

Three families were forced out of their Newark, New Jersey home late Thursday night after a fire engulfed their building.

Man Found Dead in Pool of Blood at Long Island Home
Man Found Dead in Pool of Blood at Long Island Home

A man was found dead inside his ransacked home in Farmingville, and authorities are calling the death suspicious.

Pickup Truck Fatally Hits Baby Girl in Stroller: NYPD
Pickup Truck Fatally Hits Baby Girl in Stroller: NYPD

A pickup truck making a right turn at a Queens intersection hit and killed a baby girl in her stroller Thursday night, police say. The baby's mother was pushing the stroller across 23rd Avenue in East Elmhurst when the truck turned from 94th Street and hit the stroller, police say.  The driver stayed on the scene. Police identified him as 44-year-old Wallace Ramirez of Massachusetts. Authorities charged him with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.  Witness Reese Fluellen, who knows the mother because their children play together, says he'd said hello just seconds earlier.  "As I turn the corner, I was walking maybe 10, 15 seconds, I hear a loud crunch, I hear brakes from the truck," he said. "I hear screaming, 'You ran over my baby, You ran over my baby.'"  Fluellen immediately ran back, along with other bystanders who tried to help. The baby, identified as Skylar Perkins of Queens, was unresponsiv

Many Think April Is Near Labor, But Still No Calf
Many Think April Is Near Labor, But Still No Calf

Is today the day? Some think so, but the zoo isn't so sure.

White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote
White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.

Dead Woman Found Wrapped in Sheet Outside, Grandson Arrested
Dead Woman Found Wrapped in Sheet Outside, Grandson Arrested

Police have arrested the grandson of a woman whose bludgeoned body was found wrapped in a bedsheet outside a Brooklyn home Thursday, next to a bloody 35-pound dumbbell and knife, police say.  The body of 70-year-old Joyce Spears was found in front of 1635 Union St. in Crown Heights at about 1:45 a.m. Thursday, police said. Responding officers found the dumbbell and knife outside the apartment window, then discovered a blood trail leading to the apartment on the third-floor landing of the building, police sources said.  When police tried to reach the grandson inside the apartment, he refused to let them in. Emergency Services Unit was called in and police forced their way in; neighbors say they heard a drill as officers tried to get into the apartment.  They finally got in after 6 a.m. and found blood inside the apartment, sources said.  The suspect, 32-year-old Barry James, was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder. He wa