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  1. Police: Cowboy who rode across NYC bridge abused his horsesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    New York police have charged an 80-year-old man with animal cruelty after he gained fame riding horses around the country, saying he was a cowboy helping hungry children. Tod "Doc" Mishler was arrested Thursday, three days after riding over the Outerbridge Crossing linking New Jersey with the city's Staten Island borough.

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  2. The drama of NBA draft looks to begin with No. 3 pickRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    While the first two picks in Thursday's NBA draft are essentially locked in, where the drama should start to unfold is pick No. 3. With Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram looking to go No.

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  3. ARRAY(0x11146cf0)Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | My Mother Lode

    Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 300 people including doctors, nurses, physical therapists and home health care providers accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Wednesday. The sweep spread from southern California to southern Florida and Houston to Brooklyn, New York, with arrests being made over three days.

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  4. 2 jailed over Confederate flag fight in South CarolinaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | My Mother Lode

    Local media outlets report the South Carolina Secessionist Party was putting on its weekly display Saturday of Southern flags when a woman broke two small Confederate flags off a parked truck and ran away with them. James Bessenger, founder of the party, ran after her.

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  5. Victim vignettes: A look at those killed in Orlando shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | My Mother Lode

    A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, leaving at least 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Here are stories of some of the victims.

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  6. Thousands expected at vigils around US for Orlando victimsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | My Mother Lode

    Vigils and marches are being held around the country Monday and later this week for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Police in many areas have promised heightened security for the events, which come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. 4 comments

  7. Cops probe 2 NYC church firebombings in a week as hate crimeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | My Mother Lode

    Police say a man tossed a Molotov cocktail on Thursday morning at the First Central Baptist Church on Staten Island, setting the exterior wall of the church and its awning on fire. On Sunday, a Molotov cocktail was thrown through a front window of St. Paul's Memorial Episcopal Church on Staten Island, causing a small blaze.

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  8. Judges say NYPD justified in Muslim spying records requestRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | My Mother Lode

    An appellate court ruled Thursday that the New York Police Department was justified in using a Cold War-era federal legal doctrine to neither confirm nor deny the existence of records related to investigators' surveillance of two Muslim men that were requested under state open records law. An attorney for the men, a Rutgers University student and a well-known Harlem imam, had argued that when the police department invoked the Glomar doctrine in responding to Freedom of Information Law, it had extensively claimed an expansive privilege under a blanket exemption that should not apply to the state open records law.

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  9. Judges say NYPD justified in Muslim spying records requestRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | My Mother Lode

    An appellate court ruled Thursday that the New York Police Department was justified in using a Cold War-era federal legal doctrine to neither confirm nor deny the existence of records related to investigators' surveillance of two Muslim men that were requested under state open records law. An attorney for the men, a Rutgers University student and a well-known Harlem imam, had argued that when the police department invoked the Glomar doctrine in responding to Freedom of Information Law, it had extensively claimed an expansive privilege under a blanket exemption that should not apply to the state open records law.

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  10. Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 millionRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million seems almost a bargain compared to what will appear next year in a high-rise being built on Central Park South: a 23,000-square-foot, four-story apartment offered at a $250 million.

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  11. 'Little Syria' exhibit heading 'home' to New YorkRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    An exhibition about one of the earliest Arab American settlements heads to places near the old New York neighborhood where it first laid roots, as well as the spot where many immigrants first set foot in the U.S. "Little Syria, N.Y.: An Immigrant Community's Life and Legacy," created by the Arab American National Museum, opens Wednesday at the New York City Department of Records. It documents the once-thriving Lower Manhattan neighborhood that was home to many Arabs, including author and poet Khalil Gibran, and some of America's first Arabic language newspapers during the immigration wave of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  12. The Latest: Limited Metro North service continues after fireRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : Evening rush hour commuters in New York City are still grappling with limited service and delays following a fire that broke out beneath elevated Metro-North train tracks. But many seemed unfazed by the irregular schedule Wednesday evening and hopped aboard trains as if it was a normal rush hour.

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  13. The Latest: Limited service restored on Metro North linesRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : Officials say limited train service has been restored on Metro-North lines into and out of New York City's Grand Central Station hours after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks. A Saturday schedule is in effect Wednesday on all three Metro-North lines as trains operate on two outside tracks with speeds reduced from 60 mph to 30 mph.

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  14. Fire halts rail service, rough morning commute expectedRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    New York City commuters should expect long delays and limited service Wednesday after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks in the city. Officials say the blaze ignited Tuesday evening at a garden center business underneath Metro-North tracks in East Harlem, halting train service and stranding thousands of commuters.

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  15. Barbra Streisand to launch 9 city summer concert tourRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2012 | My Mother Lode

    Her manager said Monday the entertainer will appear at arenas across the country, performing songs from her six-decade career. Marty Erlichman also said Streisand is releasing a new album later this year and she'll include tracks from it in her summer run.

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  16. Heroic Titanic seaman to get grave stone decades after deathRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    A seaman whose quick actions aboard a lifeboat are credited with saving passengers during the Titanic's sinking will finally receive a headstone on his grave, nearly 75 years after his death. Titanic enthusiasts from around the world are expected to join members of Robert Hopkins' family at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Saturday as a black granite headstone bearing his name is unveiled and blessed.

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  17. Hundreds march across New York bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story

    May 7, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Saturday's fourth annual march across the Brooklyn Bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The march started at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn and went to City Hall in lower Manhattan.

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  18. NYC lawmakers set to impose 5 cent charge for plastic bagsRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates that 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash -- roughly 19,000 bags per minute.

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  19. 10 Things to Know for MondayRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    The quake -- the strongest to hit the country in decades -- is centered on fishing ports and tourist beaches along the Pacific Coast. Staten Island, New York's self-proclaimed "forgotten borough," is a hidden bastion of Republicanism in one of the nation's most liberal cities.

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  20. Man mulling plea deal in Newtown victim harassment caseRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    A man accused of harassing relatives of a teacher killed in the Newtown school massacre is set to return to court to disclose whether he will accept a plea deal or go to trial. Matthew Mills, of Brooklyn, New York, is accused of approaching a sister of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Victoria Soto in November and angrily claiming the shootings never took place.

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