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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 05:30 PM EDT

Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crashing into Cop Car on LIE

Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crashing into Cop Car on LIE

A motorcyclist crashed into a police car as the officer was trying to make a U-turn on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday afternoon, and is hospitalized with a serious head injury, officials say.  A...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 07:06 PM EDT

Burned Firefighter Thriving 1 Year After Face Transplant

Burned Firefighter Thriving 1 Year After Face Transplant

The volunteer firefighter who underwent the most extensive face transplant in history last year at a New York City hospital last year can now swim and drive a car.

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Long Island Artist Paints Huge Pokemon Go Mural

Long Island Artist Paints Huge Pokemon Go Mural

A Long Island artist has captured all the Pokemon critters — on a 25-foot-high wall of his studio, that is.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 05:16 AM EDT

Bronx Teen With Autism Found After Frantic Search

Bronx Teen With Autism Found After Frantic Search

A missing Bronx teen who has autism was found after an anxious search by family, friends and police.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 06:00 PM EDT

Man, 73, Bludgeoned Girlfriend to Death in Queens Home: DA

Man, 73, Bludgeoned Girlfriend to Death in Queens Home: DA

A 73-year-old man has been charged in the bludgeoning death of his 61-year-old girlfriend, who was found cut and bleeding on top of her bed in the basement apartment the couple shared in Queens earlier...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 06:52 PM EDT

'Zombie Scaffolding' in NYC Blamed for Shuttering Businesses

'Zombie Scaffolding' in NYC Blamed for Shuttering Businesses

Scaffolding covers buildings, protects sidewalks -- and it's often an eyesore. In some cases, they have a serious effect on nearby businesses. Andrew Siff reports.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 07:30 PM EDT

Christie Promises Shorter Waits For Driver's Licenses in NJ

Christie Promises Shorter Waits For Driver's Licenses in NJ

Gov. Christie announced initiatives Wednesday to reduce the time New Jersey drivers spend in line at motor vehicle offices to get their driver's licenses or for other services.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:00 PM EDT

Yankees Beat Mariners, 5,0

Yankees Beat Mariners, 5,0

For the first time in a month, the Seattle Mariners offense that helped lift them back into playoff contention went absent and on a day Hisashi Iwakuma was far from his best.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 02:00 AM EDT

Cardinals Beat Mets, 8-1

Cardinals Beat Mets, 8-1

The New York Mets came out of Wednesday night wondering what might be wrong with right-hander Jacob deGrom and hoping nothing serious is amiss with right fielder Jay Bruce.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 01:10 PM EDT

6-Ton Potato Spotted on Hudson River

6-Ton Potato Spotted on Hudson River

If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you.

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