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NYPD Officer Steven McDonald Eulogized as Hero

Steven McDonald, a police officer best known for forgiving a teenage gunman who left him paralyzed in 1986, was remembered at his St. Patrick’s Cathedral funeral on Friday as a…

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NYC Quarantines 500 Cats, Fearing the Flu

Hundreds of homeless New York City cats have been quarantined after health officials discovered many infected with a strand of bird flu. About 386 cats that live in city shelters…

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Regional Briefs – January 12, 2017

Pair Makes False 911 Call to Get Out of Traffic Stop BURLINGTON, N.J. – A Bronx man driving on a flat tire Tuesday called 911 to report a false robbery…

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JCC in Staten Island Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A Jewish Community Center in Staten Island was evacuated Wednesday after a bomb threat and swastika was found scrawled on a bathroom wall. The threat was determined to be fake,…

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Judge Overturns Probable Cause Finding Against Christie

A New Jersey judge has overturned a lower court’s finding of probable cause of criminal misconduct against Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.…

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Regional Briefs – January 11, 2017

Gov. Cuomo Wants State Agencies to Buy American SYRACUSE – Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Wednesday to give U.S. companies preference in all state purchases of $100,000 or more. He calls…

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Cuomo’s Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

A state police helicopter carrying New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to New York City was forced to make an emergency landing on Wednesday after the cabin filled with fumes. The…

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