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Regional Briefs – May 22, 2017

Cafe Worker Fired Over Anti-Cop Insults on Receipt GALLOWAY, N.J. – A cafe worker who wrote insults in Spanish on a police officer’s receipt Sunday was fired from Romanelli’s Garden…

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No-Doorman Rentals In Manhattan Reach a Record

Manhattan apartment rents are on the decline — unless you’re living in a no-frills building without a doorman. For those units, rents just hit a record. While new luxury apartments…

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Regional Briefs – May 21, 2017

Ex-IBM Employee Admits to Economic Espionage Charge WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – An ex-IBM software developer pleaded guilty Friday to economic espionage, The Associated Press reported. Xu Jiaqiang, 31, an immigrant…

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Richard Rojas Charged With Murder for Times Square Rampage

Richard Rojas, the motorist accused of steering his car onto the sidewalk in Times Square and mowing down pedestrians, has been charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder,…

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Regional Briefs – May 18, 2017

NJ Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Since 2001 TRENTON – New confidence in the economy since President Trump was inaugurated has lowered New Jersey’s unemployment rate by a tenth of…

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Dean Skelos and Son Adam Seek New Trial

Federal appellate court judges heard an appeal Thursday by lawyers seeking a new trial for former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam. A three-judge panel of…

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Deadly Accident in Times Square: 1 Person Dead, 22 Injured

A man who appeared intoxicated drove his car the wrong way up a Times Square street Thursday and plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk, hitting 23 people and killing one,…

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