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Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 10:46 PM EDT

Brooklyn Man Drowns Off Coast of Long Beach

Brooklyn Man Drowns Off Coast of Long Beach

Police on Long Island say a 26-year-old Brooklyn man has drowned while swimming at Ocean Beach Park in Long Beach.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 02:16 AM EDT

Driver for Nonprofit Gunned Down on Brooklyn Street

Driver for Nonprofit Gunned Down on Brooklyn Street

A driver for a shelter and service provider for homeless women and families was gunned down on a Brooklyn street as he drove a company van Monday afternoon, police said.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:51 PM EDT

Cuomo Catches 154-Pound Shark, Conservationists' Wrath

Cuomo Catches 154-Pound Shark, Conservationists' Wrath

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is catching criticism from conservationists for reeling in a 154.5-pound thresher shark off Long Island.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:14 AM EDT

1 Dead, 4 Hurt in NJ Shore Shooting That Led Victims to Wawa

1 Dead, 4 Hurt in NJ Shore Shooting That Led Victims to Wawa

A man is dead and four others hurt in a shooting that led victims to a New Jersey Wawa for help, officials said.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

2 Hurt in Long Island Deck Collapse

2 Hurt in Long Island Deck Collapse

Residents in one Long Island town are calling over illegally converted apartments after two people were hurt in a deck collapse late last week.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 04:27 PM EDT

Mom Held Up Baby in Bid to Avoid Arrest at Party: Police

Mom Held Up Baby in Bid to Avoid Arrest at Party: Police

Authorities say a mother held up her 9-month-old child in an attempt to keep police from arresting her at a noisy house party.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 04:09 PM EDT

Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka,' Dead at 83

Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka,' Dead at 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged animator of "Young Frankenstein," has died.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 03:22 PM EDT

MTA Launches 'Subway Reads' to Tout Wi-Fi at Stations

MTA Launches 'Subway Reads' to Tout Wi-Fi at Stations

The MTA wants to help you find a summer read. The transit authority and Penguin Random House on Sunday launched a website called Subway Reads, which allows straphangers to download and read book excerpts...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 01:38 PM EDT

Marc Anthony Cries in Concert Over Juan Gabriel's Death

Marc Anthony Cries in Concert Over Juan Gabriel's Death

The death of legendary singer Juan Gabriel this weekend moved people around the world to tears - including fellow icon Marc Anthony.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 02:47 PM EDT

35K Die in Traffic Crashes in '15, Ending 50-Year Decline

35K Die in Traffic Crashes in '15, Ending 50-Year Decline

More than 35,000 people died in traffic crashes nationwide in 2015, ending a five-decade trend of declining fatalities with a 7.2 percent increase in deaths over the previous year, federal officials say.

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