New York


Regional Briefs – July 24, 2017

10 French Teens Arrested For Burglarizing Dozen Cars SECAUCUS, N.J. – Ten French teenagers on vacation were arrested Saturday for burglarizing 12 vehicles, the Jersey Journal reported. The teens, who…

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Cuomo: NY Will Make It Easier to Register to Vote

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered all state agencies to provide voter registration information in an effort to increase participation in elections. The Democrat announced the executive action on…

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MTA Mulling a Possible Ban on Eating in the Subway

New York transit officials are chewing on the notion of a subway snacking ban — and that’s heating up the political rhetoric. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is weighing food restrictions,…

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Regional Briefs – July 20, 2017

Woman Finds Anniversary Band Among Tons of Garbage WOODMERE, N.Y. – A woman who accidentally threw out her diamond anniversary band after placing it in a paper towel found it…

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Apollo 11 Bag Laced With Moon Dust Sells for $1.8M

A bag containing traces of moon dust sold for $1.8 million at an auction on Thursday following a galactic court battle. The collection bag, used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during…

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Regional Briefs – July 19, 2017

Fire Destroys Upstate NY Barn, Leaving Over 100 Cows Dead on Farm BEEKMANTOWN, N.Y. – More than 100 dairy cows and calves were killed Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke…

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Bad Track Caused Penn Station’s July Derailment

A report shows that a faulty track caused a recent train derailment at New York’s Penn Station in an area where a previous derailment occurred and where Amtrak recently began…

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Regional Briefs – July 18, 2017

Empty LIRR Train Partially Derails, Delaying Some Service LONG BEACH, N.Y. – A Long Island Rail Road train with no passengers went off the tracks at a rail yard Tuesday…

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