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Wrongfully Convicted Man Files $25M Lawsuit

Wrongfully Convicted Man Files $25M Lawsuit

A Brooklyn man who spent a quarter of a century behind bars for a crime he didn't commit has filed a $25... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Raises for NY Workers Who Care for Disabled

Raises for NY Workers Who Care for Disabled

New York's new budget will increase pay 2 percent for about 100,000 caretakers of the disabled and others next year,... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Canoers Rescued After Capsizing in Long Island Bay

Canoers Rescued After Capsizing in Long Island Bay

A canoe with two men in it overturned in Long Island's Smithtown Bay Sunday and the pair was later rescued from the... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Police Car Strikes, Seriously Injures Pedestrian

Police Car Strikes, Seriously Injures Pedestrian

A man was seriously injured when he was struck by a police car on the Upper West Side Sunday afternoon, authorities... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Long Winter Could Mean More Intense Allergy Season

Long Winter Could Mean More Intense Allergy Season

Winter may be over, but there may not be much relief in sight just yet for allergy sufferers: Experts say... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Coney Island Amusement Rides Open for Summer

Coney Island Amusement Rides Open for Summer

The rides of Coney Island opened Sunday for another season — with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster up and running and a... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Bags of Bones Found Near Train Tracks in Queens

Bags of Bones Found Near Train Tracks in Queens

Authorities discovered several bags of bones near train tracks in Queens after a homeless man found the first... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
NJ Man Who Survived Boston Bombing Starts 250-Mile Run Back

NJ Man Who Survived Boston Bombing Starts 250-Mile Run Back

Terrorists' bombs prevented Larry Grogin from finishing last year's Boston Marathon, so he's heading back for... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Police: Long Island Man Pretended to Be a Cop

Police: Long Island Man Pretended to Be a Cop

Suffolk County authorities say a Coram man has been arrested on charges of impersonating a police officer. Read »

Apr 13, 2014
WTC Skydiver: I Thrive on Heights and Fear

WTC Skydiver: I Thrive on Heights and Fear

The ironworker who helped build the new World Trade Center tower and then leaped off its roof in a daring BASE jump... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Angels Hit 4 HRs Off Colon in 14-2 Rout of Mets

Angels Hit 4 HRs Off Colon in 14-2 Rout of Mets

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs off Bartolo Colon in the first inning,... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Fire Destroys 3 Homes in New Jersey

Fire Destroys 3 Homes in New Jersey

Demolition crews were standing by after an early morning fire destroyed three houses in New Jersey Sunday. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Man Found Dead in Burnt Car on NY Beach

Man Found Dead in Burnt Car on NY Beach

Authorities on Long Island say a preliminary investigation doesn't point to criminality after a man was found... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Two Men Found Dead in Water Off Hoboken Pier

Two Men Found Dead in Water Off Hoboken Pier

Two Newark men were found dead in the Hudson River off a pier in New Jersey Sunday morning, authorities said.Police... Watch »

Apr 14, 2014
Manhattan-Bound Lanes on Pulaski Skyway Close

Manhattan-Bound Lanes on Pulaski Skyway Close

A rehabilitation project on the Pulaski Skyway began Saturday, closing the bridge’s Manhattan-bound lanes for... Watch »

Apr 13, 2014
Unauthorized Man Walks Past Guard at 1 WTC: Officials

Unauthorized Man Walks Past Guard at 1 WTC: Officials

Port Authority officials say there was a security failure at 1 World Trade Center this week, making it the... Watch »

Apr 13, 2014
NY Congresswoman Warns Against Tax Fraud

NY Congresswoman Warns Against Tax Fraud

A congresswoman is warning New Yorkers to watch out for tax preparers who charge exorbitant fees and file fraudulent... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Christie Gets Extension in Lane Closures Lawsuit

Christie Gets Extension in Lane Closures Lawsuit

A judge has given Gov. Chris Christie and other defendants more time to file a response to two lawsuits related... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Obama, Friends Take in Dinner, Play in NYC

Obama, Friends Take in Dinner, Play in NYC

Capping two days devoted to praising the advances of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama and... Watch »

Apr 13, 2014
Hepatitis A Confirmed at NY Italian Restaurant

Hepatitis A Confirmed at NY Italian Restaurant

Health officials are warning anyone who dined at an Italian restaurant in upstate New York over a two-week... Watch »

Apr 14, 2014
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