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Instead of taking a page from New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and slut-shaming teen girls into abstinence, the Chicago Department of Public Health has reframed the conversation to focus on potential teen fathers who - in keeping with the gender double standard in this patriarchal society - tend to dodge the stigma of early parenthood.
8 hrs ago | NBC New York
An NYPD officer fatally shot an armed robbery suspect who opened fire on officers responding to a victim's cries for help, police said.
The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
A woman from a ritzy New York suburb has been indicted on charges that she grew thousands of marijuana plants in a city warehouse.
Police arrested the heartless man accused of stabbing a livery cab driver in the eye with an umbrella in Brooklyn.
Lady Gaga's father has aimed a furious online rant at New York City's mayor after the family's Italian restaurant was given a damning report from city health inspectors.
The FBI released new surveillance video that tracks the bike-riding suspect in the 2008 Times Square military recruiting station bombing from 37th Street to the device drop-off point.
New York City unveiled the first of 25 free solar charging stations for mobile phones on Tuesday, installed in response to Superstorm Sandy, which wiped out power and forced residents to walk miles to charge their phones.
Careless drivers going twice the legal limit on Brooklyn streets helped the borough earn its dubious distinction as the city's deadliest place for traffic and pedestrians.
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Police have released surveillance video of a man suspected of attempting to sexually assault a woman in Lower Manhattan on Sunday.
New Jersey lawmakers are trying to require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state, a measure prompted by revelations about New York City police spying on Muslims.
The draft maps were published Sunday for Atlantic, Ocean, Monmouth and Hudson Counties.
Police Officer Joseph Koch was shot in the hand on June 17, 2013 while off-duty and attempting to break up a domestic violence attack.
Criticized by the federal government for poor care and oversight of disabled New Yorkers, the state is installing a new prosecutor and inspector general to crack down on institutional abuse while a legal services group has assumed statewide protection of their rights.