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Regional Briefs – November 19, 2017

Officials End Plan to Herd Whale Out of Channel LONG BEACH, N.Y. – Officials ended efforts Saturday to herd a 28-foot wayward humpback whale that has been seen swimming in…

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Confused Motorist Drives Onto LIRR Platform

A confused motorist has driven onto a train platform in suburban New York. Newsday reports that a gray sedan was driven onto the westbound Long Island Rail Road platform in…

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Regional Briefs – November 16, 2017

Bus Drivers Union Strike On Long Island Settled HICKSVILLE, N.Y. – A two-week-long school bus strike affecting 20,000 students on Long Island ended Thursday after a federal mediator got involved,…

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Muggers Rob Bronx Man of $190K

The New York Police Department is looking for two men who mugged a man in the Bronx last week, making off with a bag containing $190,000 in cash. Last Tuesday…

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Menendez’s Bribery Trial Ends in Hung Jury

The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy…

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Last Detention-Center Escapee Captured in Atlantic City

A murder suspect who escaped from a youth detention center in New Jersey with three other teenagers has been captured. Authorities arrested 18-year-old Michael Huggins in Atlantic City on Thursday.…

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Regional Briefs – November 15, 2017

Jury Awards $2.2 Million in Police Shooting of EDP NEW YORK – A jury awarded $2.2 million Tuesday to the family of an emotionally disturbed Guinean immigrant who was fatally…

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Jury Still Deadlocked in Menendez Bribery Case

Jurors in Sen. Bob Menendez’s bribery trial remained deadlocked Tuesday after a judge told them to “take as much time as you need” to reach a verdict on 18 counts…

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