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Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 10:26 AM EDT

‘It’s Thundering’: Most Unique July 4 Fireworks View

‘It’s Thundering’: Most Unique July 4 Fireworks View

As crowds pack the banks of the East River Monday for the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display, a small group of trained professionals will be just feet from mortars as fireworks launch out of them and...

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NYPD: Tight Security, DWI Patrols for July 4th

NYPD: Tight Security, DWI Patrols for July 4th

New Yorkers will see heavy police presence across the city over the holiday weekend, many in helmets and vests and armed with long guns, officials say.  A new critical response team, specially trained...

13 minutes ago

Child Falls Out Window in Westchester: Police

Child Falls Out Window in Westchester: Police

A 9-year-old child tumbled out a second-story window in Westchester Friday afternoon but is expected to be OK, police say. The child fell out of a second-story window at 35 Highland Ave. in New Rochelle at about

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Mega Millions Hopefuls Flock to Staten Island Deli

Mega Millions Hopefuls Flock to Staten Island Deli

Someone could spend their July 4th weekend almost half a billion dollars richer. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to the 10th largest in U.S. history: $415 million. Many are placing their bets at a Staten...

33 minutes ago

Nickerson Beach Cabana Lottery Explodes in Popularity, Despite Rising Price Tag

Nickerson Beach Cabana Lottery Explodes in Popularity, Despite Rising Price Tag

The summer ritual of entering the cabana lottery at Nickerson Beach has kicked off, and it's exploding in popularity despite a rising price tag. Greg Cergol reports.

2 hours ago

Road to Rio: Newark Native Hopes for Boxing Gold

Road to Rio: Newark Native Hopes for Boxing Gold

Meet Shakur Stevenson, one tough man from Newark who's taking a swing at Olympic gold. For him, the journey is about so much more than bragging rights. John Chandler has his story.

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