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  1. Mistrial declared in trial of man accused of killing Karina VetranoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Chanel Lewis, right, will remain in custody after a mistrial was declared Tuesday in the case in which he was accused of sexually abusing and strangling Karina Vetrano. Photo Credit: Facebook; James Carbone A Queens state Supreme Court justice declared a mistrial late Tuesday night in the case of a Brooklyn man accused of sexually abusing and strangling Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano in 2016.

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  2. Jury gets case of man accused of killing Howard Beach jogger Karina VetranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Deliberations begin after prosecution and defense give their closing arguments in the trial of Chanel Lewis, charged in the August 2016 slaying in Spring Creek Park. Philip and Catherine Vetrano, center, arrive at Supreme Court in Queens on Monday for the beginning of deliberations in the trial of Chanel Lewis, who is accused of killing their daughter, Karina.

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  3. Despite Election Day losses, GOP keeps Flanagan as leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    State Senate Republicans re-elected Long Island's John Flanagan as their leader Friday, despite a wave of Election Day losses and a push by some to replace him with an upstate senator. Rank-and-file senators who supported Flanagan said they didn't blame him for Republicans losing eight seats last week along with their 32-31 advantage, instead pointing to statewide election trends that boosted Democrats in a year when Republican President Donald Trump was the main issue for many voters.

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  4. Looking for kitschy, cool gifts? Try LI holiday pop-up shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    Unique vintage gifts such a Frank Sinatra album, a Kodak Snapshot camera and a bar set, seen on Nov. 9, are available at Rosie's Vintage in Huntington, to be part of The Great All Nighter market on Nov. 23 in Huntington. Photo Credit: Heather Walsh Christmas holiday shopping doesn't have to mean fighting crowds at malls or spending hours in cyberspace trying to find that great gift for everyone on your list.

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  5. Both sides rest in trial of man accused of killing Karina VetranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    Chanel Lewis is charged with strangling the jogger in 2016. The judge dismissed jurors until Monday, when closing arguments begin.

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  6. Cutting them off: Owners ponder limits on alcohol at partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 23, 2013, file photo a server fills wine glasses in St. Helena, Calif. The alcohol will flow less freely, and sometimes not at all, at some small business parties this holiday season.

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  7. "El Chapo" trial means long waits to enter the Brooklyn federal courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    Notoriety of the case leads to lengthy lines in a steady rain for court visitors, with some elated at being in the same building as the legendary alleged drug trafficker. Tight security causes long lines of people waiting to enter the building on the first day of El Chapo's trial at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse on Cadman Plaza West, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

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  8. Advocates demand Amazon fund transit improvements needed for HQ2Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    Amazon promised to invest in "infrastructure improvements" in its announcement of the Long Island City headquarters in Queens, but details were not clear. As the state hands Amazon roughly $1.5 billion in subsidies for a headquarters in Queens, transit advocates and elected leaders are calling for the company to provide significant infrastructure improvements for the already brimming Long Island City.

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  9. Cellphone testimony at jogger trial places accused near site of killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    Chantel Lewis, on trial for the murder of Karina Vetrano, appeared to have been using his cellphone near Spring Creek Park the evening she was strangled to death in August 2016, according to employees of T-Mobile. Philip Vetrano, right, is seen Tuesday at state Supreme Court in Queens during the trial of Chanel Lewis, charged with the 2016 killing of Vetrano's daughter, Karina.

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  10. AmazonianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    To understand the scale and potential impact of Amazon's workforce in Long Island City - anywhere from 25,000 employees to as many as 40,000 - we thought it would be interesting to consider the peak employment numbers posted by other employers in the region. Grumman Corp., the aerospace giant that for years was considered the economic engine of Long Island, hit its high point in the 1960s with around 33,000 employees on the Island.

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  11. Long Island hires and promotions: Kevin R. Wade, Sandata TechnologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    Kevin R. Wade of Brooklyn has been hired as director of strategic accounts at Sandata Technologies in Port Washington. Photo Credit: John Melillo Todd Sorensen of Glenwood Landing, tier 3 production support engineer, was senior systems analysts/administrator at Intelligence Pursuit Inc. in Jericho.

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  12. The tattered New York Republican Party can rebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Newsday

    It's quite a thing to awake in the morning and view the damage. The storm swept through the night before.

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  13. Trial to begin in federal court Tuesday for accused drug kingpin 'El Chapo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Newsday

    As a teen, he grew marijuana and poppies to make money, like a paper route. Before he was "El Chapo" he was "El Rapido," known as an innovator using secret border tunnels to speed drugs into the U.S. He once allegedly plotted to ship 7 tons of cocaine in jalapeno cans.

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  14. WWII veteran, 93, reflects on how 'lucky' he isRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Newsday

    A Freeport man just before Veterans Day pores over artifacts, such as a medal and shrapnel, that he collected from his time as an Army gunner during the war. Vincent Greco, of Freeport, was awarded a Purple Heart for his service during World War II.

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  15. Former prostitute testifies at NYPD corruption trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Newsday

    The Manhattan federal court NYPD corruption trial took a trip on the seamy side Thursday as an ex-prostitute took the stand to describe how she was hired to dress in a skimpy stewardess outfit on a private jet to Las Vegas and then had sexual activity with ex-deputy inspector James Grant. Gabriella Curtis, 29, known as Gabi Grecko at the time of the trip in 2013, said that after the three-day Las Vegas Super Bowl weekend arranged by Grant's co-defendant Jeremy Reichberg with five men altogether, she was unhappy Grant gave her only $1,200 to $1,500.

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  16. NY Democrats are taking control. Now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Newsday

    Members of the new New York State Senate Democratic majority. From left, Anna Kaplan, Todd Kaminsky, James Gaughran, John E. Brooks, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins celebrate their victory election night at the Garden City Hotel.

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  17. Ex-prostitute testifies at NYPD corruption trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Newsday

    The Manhattan federal court NYPD corruption trial took a trip on the seamy side Thursday as an ex-prostitute took the stand to describe how she was hired to dress up in a skimpy stewardess outfit on a private jet to Las Vegas and then have sex with former deputy inspector James Grant. Gabriella Curtis, 29, known as Gabi Grecko at the time of the trip in 2013, said that after the three-day Las Vegas Super Bowl weekend arranged by Grant's co-defendant Jeremy Reichberg with five men altogether, she was unhappy Grant only gave her $1,200 to $1,500.

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  18. NYPD: Anti-Jewish crimes increased by 22 percent in past yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Newsday

    Police say 159 of the 309 hate crimes reported in New York City so far in 2018 have been directed at Jewish targets compared to 130 over the same period in 2017. Anti-Jewish crimes reported in New York City rose by 22 percent in the past year, the NYPD said Wednesday at the lower Manhattan museum dedicated to memorializing the Holocaust.

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  19. 'I made a sound l never made before or since,' slain jogger's father testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Newsday

    At the trial of Chanel Lewis, the man accused of Karina Vetrano's murder, Philip Vetrano recalled how he charged through weeds and brush in a Howard Beach park to find his dead daughter that August night in 2016. Philip and Catherine Vetrano, center, exit Queens Supreme Court after Philip testified Wednesday in the trial of Chanel Lewis, who is accused of killing their daughter Karina in August 2016.

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  20. The road forward for DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Newsday

    After securing a license from crossover voters in moderate districts on Tuesday night, House Democrats now must prove that they can improve the lives of Brooklynites in both New York and Iowa. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California speaks to supporters during an election night returns event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Tuesday in Washington.

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