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October 30, 2018 - 9:07 am
Twenty-five tons of steel on wheels sent a cyclist flying at Fifth Avenue and 47th Street Monday night – he landed in the hospital in critical condition.
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October 30, 2018 - 7:48 am
NJ Transit riders faced yet another nightmarish ride when the train they were on broke down on a bridge east of Newark Monday night.
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October 29, 2018 - 7:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Bangladeshi immigrant on trial on charges he planned a New York City subway attack to support the Islamic State group was in court Monday as jury selection got underway. Akayed Ullah, 28, stood up and turned slightly toward about 75 potential jurors when he was introduced in...
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October 29, 2018 - 6:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is seeking a man who followed another man into his Bronx apartment building, punched him unconscious, and then robbed him. Last Friday around 8 p.m., the suspect followed a 63 year-old man into the lobby of his building, located at 182nd Street and Grand Concourse...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is waiving nearly $20 million in fees owed by taxi cab owners in an effort to ease their financial burden after a string of driver suicides. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner Meera Joshi tells Monday's New York Post that it's prudent to pause collection of the fees ``at...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City airport worker with a high-risk pregnancy says she had to fight to get her job back after asking to be transferred to a job away from jet exhaust. Symone Ellis tells Monday's Daily News that Global Elite Group answered the request by suspending her in July from her...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:22 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A state audit has turned up lax food inspections at homeless shelters in New York City. The report issued Monday from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli sampled 15 shelters in the city and found that from 2015 through last year food inspections were done only slightly more than...
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The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on Sunday, November 4, 2012
October 29, 2018 - 5:14 pm
UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) -- Six years after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the New Jersey shore, about 1,200 families still have not finished rebuilding. On Monday, the sixth anniversary of the storm, the state announced it is making $50 million available to help Superstorm Sandy victims who...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $1.5 million to the campaign against a ballot measure in Oregon that would ban any future taxes on grocery revenue and items sold in supermarkets. The Oregonian/OregonLive said Monday that Bloomberg has not commented...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:09 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man who tortured his landlord's toy poodle has been sentenced to two months in jail. A judge said Monday that Peter Granath must also pay more than $3,600 in restitution and serve five years of probation. The 26-year-old Mineola man pleaded guilty in August to...
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