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January 27, 2020, 12:35 PM

New York City helicopter crash in 2018 was 'survivable,' secondary harnesses 'unsafe': NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board issued its final report on the East River tourist helicopter crash.
January 27, 2020, 12:35 PM
New York City helicopter crash was 'survivable,' secondary harnesses 'unsafe': NTSB
January 26, 2020, 12:44 PM

Massive fire destroys thousands of historic artifacts in Chinatown

Two lawsuits filed hours after deadly explosion in Houston; 14-year-old Alysa Liu won second U.S. figure skating title.
January 26, 2020, 12:44 PM
Massive fire destroys thousands of historic artifacts in Chinatown
January 25, 2020, 3:04 AM

85,000 museum artifacts feared lost in NYC Chinatown fire

A museum official says some 85,000 artifacts that tell the story of the Chinese migration to the United States may have been lost in a fire in Manhattan's Chinatown
January 25, 2020, 3:04 AM
January 23, 2020, 9:00 PM

Cashless stores and restaurants banned in New York City

The New York City Council voted to ban cashless businesses Thursday. Under the new law, stores and restaurants must take cash payments or face a $1,000 fine.
January 23, 2020, 9:00 PM
Cashless stores and restaurants banned in New York City
January 23, 2020, 8:22 PM

Cashless stores and restaurants to be banned in New York City under new law

New York City's Council voted Thursday to prohibit businesses from only accepting credit card, debit or digital payments.
January 23, 2020, 8:22 PM
Cashless stores and restaurants to be banned in New York City under new law
January 23, 2020, 6:35 AM

Commuter train slams into tractor-trailer near New York City

The truck got stuck on the tracks after trying to make a tight right turn.
January 23, 2020, 6:35 AM
Commuter train slams into tractor-trailer near New York City
January 17, 2020, 5:03 PM

Awkwafina lends voice to New York City subway

The Golden Globe winner recorded announcements for the 7 train, which links Manhattan to Queens.
January 17, 2020, 5:03 PM
Awkwafina lends voice to New York City subway
January 14, 2020, 2:36 PM

Fire in NYC high-rise injures 22 people, including newborn

Authorities say 22 people were injured in an overnight fire in an apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East Side
January 14, 2020, 2:36 PM
Fire in NYC high-rise injures 22 people, including newborn
January 13, 2020, 9:23 PM

'You need a boat.' Water main break floods NYC streets

A water main break has flooded streets on Manhattan's Upper West Side near Lincoln Center and hampered subway service during the morning rush hour
January 13, 2020, 9:23 PM
'You need a boat.' Water main break floods NYC streets
January 13, 2020, 5:15 PM

New York Public Library honors its most borrowed book for 125th anniversary

New York Public Library's most-borrowed book in its 125-year history is "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats.
January 13, 2020, 5:15 PM
New York Public Library celebrates 125 years and honors most borrowed book
January 9, 2020, 5:22 PM

NYPD search for suspect in killing of 92-year-old Queens woman

Police released surveillance video of a man suspected of killing of Maria Fuentes.
January 9, 2020, 5:22 PM
NYPD search for suspect in killing of 92-year-old Queens woman
January 9, 2020, 10:55 AM

Here's how to snag a NYC hotel suite for $20 a night

Jump start your New Year's resolutions at the same time.
January 9, 2020, 10:55 AM
Here's how to snag a NYC hotel suite for $20 a night
January 7, 2020, 2:50 AM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seen pulling victim from car wreck

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is known for jumping into action during storms and other natural disasters throughout the state.
January 7, 2020, 2:50 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo seen pulling victim from car wreck
January 6, 2020, 11:15 PM

New York governor helps passenger from crashed vehicle

Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped a man out of the wreckage of a partially overturned truck on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on Monday.
January 6, 2020, 11:15 PM
New York governor helps passenger from crashed vehicle
January 3, 2020, 11:20 PM

New York education leader appears on child sex crime charge

A high-ranking New York City education official accused of arranging a sexual encounter in Wisconsin with someone he thought was a 14-year-old boy has been placed on electronic home monitoring
January 3, 2020, 11:20 PM
High-ranking education official charged in child sex crime case
January 3, 2020, 1:16 AM

As Jewish enclaves spring up around NYC, so does intolerance

The expansion of Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City's suburbs has led to sparring over new housing development and flare-ups of rhetoric that some say is cloaked anti-Semitism
January 3, 2020, 1:16 AM
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New York City teen arrested for killing, robbing man for $1 on Christmas Eve

Abu Conteh, 18, was charged with murder and gang assault after video showed him and several other men punching and stomping Juan Fresnada.
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Teen arrested for killing, robbing man for $1 on Christmas Eve
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Woman saved after plunging 15 feet through NYC rooftop hole

The woman was walking on a rooftop in a downtown Manhattan building when a cover gave way.
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Woman saved after plunging 15 feet through NYC rooftop hole
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NYPD issues security measures for New Year's Eve in Times Square

As 2019 comes to a close, police have increased security measures to ensure that thousands of revelers stay safe while enjoying the New Year's Eve celebrations.
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NYPD issues security measures for New Year's Eve
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60-year-old New York City man dies after vicious $1 robbery on Christmas Eve

Six suspects are still being sought after the robbery in the Bronx, according to the NYPD.
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60-year-old man dies after vicious $1 robbery on Christmas Eve
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NYC over 300 killings, but not all were in '19

Increase was fueled by pockets of gang violence, a pair of quadruple killings.
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Woman charged with hate crime amid NYC anti-Semitic attacks

New York rocked by a series of apparently anti-Semitic attacks during Hanukkah.
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NYC ups policing in Jewish areas after spate of attacks

New York City is increasing its police presence in some Brooklyn neighborhoods with large Jewish populations after a string of possibly anti-Semitic attacks during Hanukkah, most recently Friday morning
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The Vessel, landmark spiral staircase at NYC's Hudson Yards, will soon be accessible to people with disabilities

The Vessel at Hudson Yards -- the landmark structure consisting of 80 platforms and spiral staircases -- will soon be accessible to visitors with disabilities.
1 month ago
The Vessel, spiral staircase in NYC, to be accessible to people with disabilities
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The Vessel to be disability-accessible

The developer and operator of the vessel have agreed to install a one-of-a-kind platform lift mechanism on the upper levels of the New York City attraction.
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The Vessel to be disability-accessible
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Pregnant woman attacked in NYC elevator, police say

The 40-year-old victim was also stripped of her purse after an argument turned violent, according to police.
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Pregnant woman attacked in NYC elevator, police say
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Times Square characters head to Rock Center for the holidays

Some of the costumed performers who sidle up to tourists in Times Square and solicit them for tips have been migrating to Rockefeller Center for the holiday season
1 month ago
Times Square characters head to Rock Center for the holidays
1 month ago

New York prosecutors take down 96 MS-13 gang members and associates

Prosecutors have 'rendered MS-13 inoperable' in Suffolk County, New York.
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New York prosecutors take down 96 MS-13 gang members and associates
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New York prosecutors take down 96 MS-13 gang members and associates

Prosecutors have 'rendered MS-13 inoperable' in Suffolk County, New York.
1 month ago
Gang responsible for brutal murders of 2 teen girls declared 'inoperable'
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Falling debris kills architect in New York City

Debris fell from a 17-story building striking and killing 60-year-old Erica Tishman as further investigation shows the owner of the building failed to maintain safety.
1 month ago
Falling debris kills architect in New York City
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60-year-old woman struck, killed by falling debris from NYC building facade

A 60-year-old woman was killed after she was hit by debris that fell off a building in Manhattan.
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60-year-old woman struck, killed by falling debris from NYC building facade
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Barnard murder: Teens planned to rob male before picking Tessa Majors, suspect said, per police testimony

A manhunt is underway for a 14-year-old suspected of stabbing a college freshman to death as the 13-year-old suspected of being involved heads to court.
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Wanted Barnard murder suspect may have bite mark, police say
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Woman killed by falling debris in New York

Authorities say architect Erica Tishman was struck and killed by falling debris while walking in Manhattan.
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Woman killed by falling debris in New York
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16-year-old girl found safe after being kidnapped in the Bronx

The girl who was kidnapped Monday night has made a safe return home, police said.
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16-year-old girl found safe after being kidnapped in the Bronx
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Woman killed by falling debris

A 60-year-old woman was killed on Tuesday after falling debris from a New York City building struck her.
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Woman killed by falling debris
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Politicians promise safer Morningside Park at vigil for slain Barnard student Tessa Majors

Barnard College student Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death while walking through a Manhattan park. Politicians promised a safer Morningside Park at a vigil for her.
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Politicians promise a safer park at vigil for slain college student
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Manhunt underway for a suspect in the murder of Tessa Majors

The 13-year-old who was arrested in association with the crime implicated two others and claims he gave the knife to one of the other suspects.
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Manhunt underway for a suspect in the murder of Tessa Majors
2 months ago

New York cop bites down on razor blade in sandwich

A police officer has been injured after biting into a sandwich that contained a razor blade in New York City in what police have since called an accident.
2 months ago
New York cop bites down on razor blade in sandwich
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Parole warrant dropped against teen who attempted suicide at New York's Rikers Island

Four jail guards at New York's Rikers Island allegedly watched as an inmate attempted suicide.
2 months ago
Parole warrant dropped against teen who attempted suicide as guards allegedly watched
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4 guards at New York's Rikers Island accused of watching inmate attempt suicide

The inmate tried to take his own life on Thanksgiving Day at the jail's George R. Vierno Center with a piece of clothing as the jailers looked on before intervening, officials said.
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4 guards at New York's Rikers Island accused of watching inmate attempt suicide
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Lawsuit slams New York City homeless program

The suit accused New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Steven Banks, commissioner of the city's Department of Homeless Services, of orchestrating an "ill-conceived, surreptitious" program.
2 months ago
Lawsuit slams New York City homeless program
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Newark sues NYC mayor over moving homeless families to New Jersey

The city of Newark is suing New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio in an attempt to end a program that relocates homeless families to the Garden State.
2 months ago
Newark sues NYC mayor over moving homeless families to New Jersey
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NY Philharmonic to cut 500 seats in $550 million renovation

The capacity of the New York Philharmonic's much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation that will cause the orchestra to relocate during part of the 2023-24 season
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New York City’s new police commissioner starts Sunday

It’s a changing of the guard at the top of the nation’s largest police department
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Sewer blockage pushes waste into 300 New York City homes

A sewer backup is making for a stinky Saturday in an NYC neighborhood.
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At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, all but 1 balloon braved the wind, flew successfully

Balloon handlers and a specially trained NYPD sergeant were on hand during the parade to monitor wind gusts and determine the safest course, respectively.
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At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, all but 1 balloon braved winds, flew successfully
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NYC subway riders treated to Thanksgiving feast

Passengers onboard the L train from Manhattan to Brooklyn were surprised with plates of mashed potatoes, mac 'n cheese, turkey and more.
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NYC subway riders treated to Thanksgiving feast
3 months ago

Woman selling churros at NYC subway station handcuffed by officers, video shows

A video of NYPD transit officers handcuffing a woman selling churros at a Brooklyn subway station is causing outrage on Twitter as people criticize the police department.
3 months ago
Woman selling churros at NYC subway station handcuffed by officers, video shows
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Police handcuff woman selling churros in Brooklyn subway station

The video sparked backlash as the community questioned the NYPD’s decision to apprehend the well-known churro vendor.
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Police handcuff woman selling churros in Brooklyn subway station
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Woman accused of sneaking into Bronx Zoo lion exhibit arraigned

The woman who allegedly snuck into a lion exhibit at the Bronx Zoo has been arraigned.
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Woman accused of sneaking into Bronx Zoo lion exhibit arraigned