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Biker Bounces off Crash Pad, Hits SUV and Dies on NYC Bridge

Biker Bounces off Crash Pad, Hits SUV and Dies on NYC Bridge

A motorcyclist riding on the Williamsburg Bridge died after he bounced off the crash cushion and smacked into a car, police say.

3 hours ago

Teen Bicyclist Who Ran NYC Red Light Hit, Killed by Truck

Teen Bicyclist Who Ran NYC Red Light Hit, Killed by Truck

A 17-year-old bicyclist has died after he ran a red light at a Manhattan intersection and was struck by a truck, police say.

6 hours ago

Assembly OKs NYC Schools Deal, Mario Cuomo Bridge Name

Assembly OKs NYC Schools Deal, Mario Cuomo Bridge Name

Mayoral control of schools in New York City would be renewed for another two years and the new Tappan Zee Bridge would be named after the late Gov. Mario Cuomo under legislation approved by the New York state...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 12:32 AM EDT

Need a Ride? Uber, Lyft Ride-Sharing Apps OK in Upstate NY

Need a Ride? Uber, Lyft Ride-Sharing Apps OK in Upstate NY

Officials in Buffalo are welcoming the expansion of ride-sharing services as a way to reduce alcohol-related crashes.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 02:19 AM EDT

Man Sneaks by Gate, Robs Woman at Gunpoint in Brooklyn: Cops

Man Sneaks by Gate, Robs Woman at Gunpoint in Brooklyn: Cops

A man came up from behind a woman at her home in Brooklyn and robbed her at gunpoint, police say..

3 hours ago

Firefighters Put out Blaze That Spewed Smoke Over Broadway

Firefighters Put out Blaze That Spewed Smoke Over Broadway

About 200 firefighters brought a large fire under control hours after it broke out in a building south of Union Square Wednesday evening and sent thick smoke into surrounding streets.

3 hours ago

Cardinal Takes Leave From Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

Cardinal Takes Leave From Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed...

2 hours ago

Iraqi Forces Take Landmark Mosul Mosque Blown Up by ISIS

Iraqi Forces Take Landmark Mosul Mosque Blown Up by ISIS

Iraqi forces on Thursday captured the compound of a landmark mosque in Mosul that was blown up last week by the Islamic State group — a hugely symbolic site from where the top ISIS leader declared an Islamic...

3 hours ago

Merkel: Paris Climate Accord Irreversible, Not Negotiable

Merkel: Paris Climate Accord Irreversible, Not Negotiable

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes for a "clear signal" from next week's Group of 20 summit in favor of free markets and against isolationism. Merkel told the German parliament Thursday that...

3 hours ago

Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US

Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US

South Korean companies announced Thursday plans to import more American shale gas and build new factories in the U.S. as the two countries' leaders prepare to hold summit talks in Washington where trade is...

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