Regional

NYPD Fires Officer for 2014 Death of Eric Garner

After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of the black man whose dying…

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Regional Briefs – August 18, 2019

Police: Fake Cop Busted Pulling Over Real Detectives HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) – Police in the New York City suburbs say they’ve arrested a fake cop who tried to pull over…

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South Brooklyn Mugging Suspects Arraigned

The two men accused of going on a two-week mugging spree, mostly in South Brooklyn, have been arraigned on charges including robbery and grand larceny. Quazeer Farmer, 20, of Brownsville,…

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NYC Subway Scare Suspect Apprehended and Charged

A 26-year-old homeless man from West Virginia faces charges for allegedly placing two devices that resembled pressure cookers in a New York City subway station. Police announced on Saturday evening…

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Regional Briefs – August 14, 2019

Train Engineer Drops His Lawsuit Over Deadly 2013 NYC Wreck NEW YORK (AP) — An engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a Metro-North train that derailed and killed…

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Rare Amur Leopard Cubs Go on View at Zoo

Visitors may now get a look at two rare leopard cubs at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York. Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that the little Amur…

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South Brooklyn Mugging Suspects Arrested

Two men believed responsible for a string of recent gunpoint muggings in South Brooklyn were arrested overnight Tuesday following yet another armed robbery, this one resulting in a victim being…

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Traffic Delays Expected in the Catskills This Weekend

State police are warning travelers in the Hudson Valley of likely traffic delays coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival. Troopers say traffic congestion is expected on routes…

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