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  1. US Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football ; Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Corporate Defendants Also Unsealed A 47-count indictment was unsealed early this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offenses, in connection with the defendants' participation in a 24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer. The guilty pleas of four individual defendants and two corporate defendants were also unsealed today. 3 comments

  2. Hundreds march across Brooklyn Bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Hundreds of men, women and children including fashion designer Donna Karan marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday demanding stricter gun laws and offering a litany of violent stories to show why such laws are needed. Held on the eve of Mother's Day, the third annual march from Brooklyn to Manhattan was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

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  3. HBO planning to deal Web pot sitcom 'High Maintenance'Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The network said Monday it will premiere six new episodes of the series, which centers on a Brooklyn, New York, marijuana dealer who delivers his wares to a variety of offbeat clients. Highly acclaimed in its current home on the Vimeo website, the stash of 19 previous episodes of "High Maintenance" will also be available on HBO later this year.

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  4. Suspect accused of stealing thousands in diapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Any parent knows buying diapers can be very expensive. A Brooklyn, New York man was arrested this past week, in connection with trying to save and earn a little money with diapers.

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  5. Exhibition highlights 50-year-old NYC Landmarks LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This April 24, 1962 file photo provided by theLibrary of Congress shows the main concourse of the original Pennsylvania Station in New York. The original station, a Beaux Arts masterpiece of soaring beauty, classical columns and natural light, was torn down in 1963.

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  6. Clinton campaign manager-to-be pushes teamwork, humilityRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Hillary Rodham Clinton 's campaign manager-in-waiting is telling top aides that the Democratic presidential campaign will value teamwork, diversity, discipline and humility. Robby Mook says in a memo presented at a staff meeting at Clinton's Brooklyn, New York, headquarters that the campaign is "not about Hillary Clinton and not about us," but rather about everyday Americans.

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  7. Man taped accidentally shocking himself with Taser and metal bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    It'd be easy to say the video is shocking, but frankly it's common sense: you play with a Taser, you're going to get zapped. This was a lesson a young man learned the hard way while videotaping himself buzzing different things with a Taser before shocking himself so badly his feet twitch in the air.

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  8. Clinton campaign headquarters expected in BrooklynRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has signed a lease in a Brooklyn, New York, building for what is expected to house her presidential campaign headquarters. A person familiar with the plans says Clinton has signed the lease for two floors in an office in New York's Brooklyn Heights neighborhood.

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  9. Clinton campaign headquarters expected in BrooklynRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has signed a lease in a Brooklyn, New York, building for what is expected to house her presidential campaign headquarters. A person familiar with the plans says Clinton has signed the lease for two floors in an office in New York's Brooklyn Heights neighborhood.

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  10. 'The Weegee Guide to New York' shows mid-20th century cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This combination shows the Aug. 10, 1945 photo "Celebration in the Garment District on Japanese offer to surrender" by Weegee, provided by the International Center of Photography in New York, and the same vantage point on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. This combination shows the 1953 photo "Showing Tonite" of theater marquis on 42nd Street in New York by Weegee, provided by the International Center of Photography in New York, and the same vantage point on Tuesday, March, 17, 2015.

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  11. 3 in NY, Florida accused of plot to help Islamic State groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Monday, June 16, 2014 file photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they wave the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, two activist groups said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

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  12. 2 appear in NY court on charges they sought to join IS groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Monday, June 16, 2014 file photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they wave the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, two activist groups said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

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  13. Democrats settle on Philadelphia as site of 2016 conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Democrats have selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, choosing a patriotic backdrop for the nomination of its next presidential candidate. The Democratic National Committee said Thursday the convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016.

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  14. American who sent $67K to al-Qaida gets 15 years in prisonRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A New Yorker who sent $67,000 to al-Qaida and pledged his support to the terror group was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison by a judge who cited the defendant's remorse and medical problems that make his incarceration more difficult than others'. Wesam El-Hanafi, who was born in Brooklyn, said he'd spent the nearly five years since his arrest reflecting on his actions.

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  15. Woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flaskRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, "I'm going to be the most popular girl in rehab." The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Veronica Vigil alleges in her in federal court that Anne Taintor Inc. obtained and used her high school graduation picture from 1970 without her permission. 9 comments

  16. Woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flaskRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, "I'm going to be the most popular girl in rehab." The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Veronica Vigil alleges in her in federal court that Anne Taintor Inc. obtained and used her high school graduation picture from 1970 without her permission. 9 comments

  17. Commissioner urges respect at NYC officer's wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    As thousands of mourners prepare to attend the wake and funeral of a second New York City police officer killed in an ambush shooting, police Commissioner William Bratton is urging the rank and file to refrain from making political statements. "A hero's funeral is about grieving, not grievance," Bratton says in a memo to be read to all commands at roll calls on Saturday, the day Officer Wenjian Liu will be remembered during a wake.

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  18. Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A plan to convert Broadway lyricist Oscar Hammerstein's former home into a tourist attraction appears to be falling on deaf ears, but his grandson hopes public officials will soon start singing a different tune. Hammerstein spent 20 years at Highland Farm in suburban Philadelphia, where he co-wrote musical blockbusters such as "The King and I," ''Oklahoma!" ''Carousel" and "South Pacific."

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  19. Prosecutor in Garner case ponders Grimm seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Thursday, May, 29, 2014, file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., joins Republican colleagues at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, at the Capitol in Washington. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in federal court in Brooklyn, where the Staten Island Republican is expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

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  20. Boehner: Resignation of NY Rep. Grimm 'honorable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Thursday, May, 29, 2014, file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., joins Republican colleagues at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, at the Capitol in Washington. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in federal court in Brooklyn, where the Staten Island Republican is expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

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