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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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N.J. Judge Halts Assisted Suicide Law

A New Jersey judge has temporarily halted the state’s newly enacted law permitting physician-assisted suicide, pending the future of a legal challenge by an Orthodox Jewish doctor. Dr. Yosef Glassman,…

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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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Regional Briefs – August 12, 2019

NY Police Officer And Her Passenger Die In Fiery Car Crash NEW YORK (AP) — A 24-year-old off-duty New York Police Department officer and her passenger have died after a…

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Newark Airport Sets Screening Record, More Than 80K

Transportation Security Administration officials say it has been a record-breaking summer at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport. TSA agents screened a record 80,596 passengers and crew members at the…

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Traffic Advisory for Boro Park

Due to a police officer’s funeral on Monday morning, which will be held at the corner of 13th Ave. and  57th St., 13th Ave. between 55th St. and 60th St.…

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Regional Briefs – August 11, 2019

NJ Law Requires Mental Health Instruction In Grades K-12 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey public schools will be required to include instruction on mental health under a new law…

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