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At Least 36 Have Contracted Mumps in NY Outbreak: Officials

At Least 36 Have Contracted Mumps in NY Outbreak: Officials

Three dozen people have contracted mumps in one Long Island town in recent months, officials said.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 02:47 PM EDT

Lane Closures Set for GWB, Bayonne Bridges, Holland Tunnel

Lane Closures Set for GWB, Bayonne Bridges, Holland Tunnel

Lane closures will be implemented over the next week at the George Washington and Bayonne bridges, as well as at the Holland Tunnel for ongoing construction or repair projects, the Port Authority of New York and...

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NYC Jail Guard Raped Female Inmate on Rikers Island: DA

NYC Jail Guard Raped Female Inmate on Rikers Island: DA

Prosecutors say a New York City jail guard raped an inmate last year in the women's facility of the Rikers Island jail complex.

5 hours ago

Junkyard Fire Behind Citi Field Alarms Mets Spectators

Junkyard Fire Behind Citi Field Alarms Mets Spectators

A junkyard fire behind Citi Field caused some alarm for Mets spectators waiting to get into the game Friday evening. The fire on 38th Avenue and 126th Street in Corona, Queens sent up thick plumes of black...

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'Poke Ball' Doughnut Sells by Thousands at NYC Shop

'Poke Ball' Doughnut Sells by Thousands at NYC Shop

Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure...

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Arrested Suspect Steals Unmarked Cop Car, Drives Off: Police

Arrested Suspect Steals Unmarked Cop Car, Drives Off: Police

A suspect being cuffed on Long Island early on Friday managed to drive off in an unmarked police car, authorities said.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:11 PM EDT

Whirlpool Recalls Microwaves Due to Fire Hazard

Whirlpool Recalls Microwaves Due to Fire Hazard

Whirlpool is recalling microwave hood combinations after getting five reports of incidents, including a home fire, two fires involving surrounding cabinets, smoke and burning odor. Customers should immediately...

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Teens Lost in NY Park During Hike With Camp Found Safe

Teens Lost in NY Park During Hike With Camp Found Safe

The two Brooklyn teenagers who were reported missing in a sprawling Hudson Valley state park have been found safe, a day after they were separated from their summer camp group.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 03:02 PM EDT

World's Largest Rubber Duck Spotted in New York

World's Largest Rubber Duck Spotted in New York

The world's largest rubber duck has been spotted in the Buffalo River. "Mama duck" and her duckling Timmy are in town for the Canalside Maritime Festival this Sunday. The duck towers at a whopping 61 feet above...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 10:17 AM EDT

U.S. Flags to Return to NY Fire Trucks After Controversy

U.S. Flags to Return to NY Fire Trucks After Controversy

American flags will be reinstalled on some of the fire trucks in a Hudson Valley community where the U.S. banners had been removed, sparking a heated debate that drew national attention.

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