Local News

Council Speaker Corey Johnson
John McCarten/City Council
November 30, 2018 - 6:02 pm
Hart Island is out of sight and out of mind for many New Yorkers, but the small plot of land has a significant spot in the city’s history.
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Evelyn Rodriguez
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
November 30, 2018 - 1:54 pm
After two and a half months of investigative work, a Long Island nurse has been charged in the death of Evelyn Rodriguez, who gained notoriety as an anti-gang activist after her teenage daughter was allegedly murdered by MS-13 members.
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Citi Bikes
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
November 29, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Lyft has completed its acquisition of the largest bike-sharing operating in North America and now plans to invest $100 million to improve New York’s Citi Bike program.
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Handcuffs
Dreamstime
November 29, 2018 - 5:41 pm
A former western New York pediatrician who admitted photographing young patients and his daughter’s friends has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for possessing thousands of images of children being sexually abused and molested.
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HIV Positive
Dreamstime
November 29, 2018 - 4:44 pm
The number of new HIV cases in New York City fell to a record low in 2017, according to a Daily News report.
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ICE Agents
Sipa USA
November 29, 2018 - 1:45 pm
New Jersey’s Attorney General on Thursday announced new rules limiting law enforcement's cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
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Rockefeller Center Tree
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
November 28, 2018 - 9:33 pm
The holiday season has officially kicked off in New York City with the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting.
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New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer
Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
November 28, 2018 - 7:29 pm
New York City school officials spent millions of dollars on lavish hotels, out-of-town trips and other travel costs in the last year, according to an audit released Wednesday.
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Handcuffs
Dreamstime
November 28, 2018 - 6:54 pm
An extensive child pornography sweep resulted in 15 arrests in New Jersey, including administrator at Princeton University and a bank executive.
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Lisa and Zina
Lisa Rose Rublack
November 28, 2018 - 4:32 pm
A puppy that has been missing in Bergen County for nine months was finally tracked down this weekend.
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