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  1. MTA Megaproject to Cost Almost $1B More Than Prior EstimateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | NBC New York

    A long-delayed MTA Megaproject known as East Side Access will cost $11.1 billion instead of the prior $10.2 billion estimate The new price tag arose because of construction obstacles posed in part by Amtrak, but the project is still slated to open in December 2022 A long-delayed MTA Megaproject known as East Side Access -- which promises to bring 160,000 daily LIRR customers into Grand Central -- will cost $11.1 billion instead of the prior estimate of $10.2 billion, the NBC 4 I-Team has learned. The new price tag arose because of construction obstacles posed in part by Amtrak, according to MTA Chief Development officer Janno Lieber.

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  2. Shrieking Intern Has Epic Meltdown on Delayed Subway RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | NBC New York

    A woman screams hysterically about being late to her internship amid subway delays at the Nostrand Avenue station in Brooklyn during the morning rush Thursday. Credit: Adena Andrews Amid subway delays Thursday morning, one woman in Brooklyn was especially distressed as she screamed on a stuck train, video shows The panicked wail heard around the subway station could easily have been the rallying cry of so many New Yorkers taking the subway on any given day: "I'M GONNA BE LAAAAATE!" Sports writer Adena Andrews captured the commuter's startling scream while stuck at the Nostrand Avenue C train platform in Brooklyn Thursday morning.

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  3. Ever Wanted to Party with Tracy Morgan? Here's Your ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | NBC New York

    MARCH 29: Tracy Morgan attends TBS' The Last O.G. Premiere at The William Vale on March 29, 2018 in New York City. 27038_012 The comedian be hosting a free block party in Brooklyn on April 17 to promote his new show, "The Last O.G.," according to Time Out New York .

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  4. NYC Family Tied Up and Robbed in Their Own HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | NBC New York

    A Staten Island family was going about its morning routine when armed men showed up at the house. Jummy Olabanji reports.

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  5. Woman's Body Parts Found Scattered Around NYC Park ID'edRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | NBC New York

    More body parts have turned up in the same park where police are investigating the discovery of a woman's armless and legless body. Checkey Beckford reports. 1 comment

  6. Former Monk Paints Giant Canvases on the NYC SubwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | NBC New York

    Pairoj Pichetmetakul is the artist you may have seen on the New York City subway system, painting the straphangers on a giant canvas. Next time you fall asleep on the subway, be prepared to wake up and find yourself part of a sublime work of art.

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  7. New Gruesome Find in NYC Park Where Torso Turned UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | NBC New York

    Authorities are investigating the discovery of a woman's armless and legless body in a Brooklyn park. Michael George reports.

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  8. Duo Steals Thousands in Cash, Cigs in Week-Long Spree: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | NBC New York

    Two men have robbed nearly a half-dozen stores in Brooklyn and Queens over the past week, stealing thousands of dollars and dozens of cigarette packs, police say. In one robbery, the men hit a man in the head; in another, they threatened a man with a knife Two men have robbed nearly a half-dozen stores in Brooklyn and Queens over the past week, stealing thousands of dollars and dozens of cigarette packs, police say.

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  9. NYC Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Visually Impaired KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | NBC New York

    Visually impaired kids were able to participate in an Easter egg hunt -- some for the first time ever -- on Thursday thanks to a brilliant invention by ATF agents. Visually impaired children from all over New York City were able to participate in their Easter egg hunt on Thursday with a little help from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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  10. Crowd Sings 'All of Me' in Unison After NYC Park ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | NBC New York

    After man proposed in Central Park last week, a crowd of people were filmed bursting into this group rendition of John Legend's "All of Me". Sion Fullana and his husband Anton were visiting the city last month when Fullana caught some of that New York magic on camera.

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  11. FBI Digging on Long Island for MS-13 Gang Victim: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | NBC New York

    FBI agents were digging out in Babylon on Long Island Thursday, and sources say it's related to an investigation into MS-13 The sources say they're looking for the remains of a possible victim of MS-13 who went missing in 2015 after he resisted joining the gang Dozens of killings and disappearances in the tri-state area in recent years are believed to be linked to the extremely dangerous MS-13 FBI agents are digging at a dead-end street on Long Island, working to recover what they believe are human remains, officials say. A spokeswoman says the FBI Long Island Gang Task Force is in the area of Ralph Avenue in Babylon, but didn't provide further details.

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  12. Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Tool in Brooklyn: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | NBC New York

    Police shot and killed a man holding some sort of tool in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Wednesday afternoon, an NYPD spokesman said The officers were responding to a shots-fired call when they encountered the man, who turned to them with the tool in his hand The spokesman said officers were responding to a 911 call about two men shooting at one another in Crown Heights about 4:45 p.m. when they encountered the victim. When he turned toward him, the officers opened fire and killed the man.

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  13. Queens Neighborhood Awakes to Shocking Car VandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | NBC New York

    Residents in a Queens neighborhood woke up Tuesday morning to find over a dozen cars vandalized on their street, with windows broken and smashed in, and items from inside thrown around the cars, police say. Police say around 12 to 15 cars had their windows smashed along Metropolitan Avenue and Park Lane South near Forest Park in Kew Gardens.

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  14. Stepfather Accused of Killing 3-Year-old Girl in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | NBC New York

    Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old Queens girl who was found unconscious in an apartment building Monday night with signs of abuse, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. Lori Bordonaro reports.

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  15. Girl, 3, With Abuse Signs Found Not Breathing Dies: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | NBC New York

    The NYPD is investigating the death of a 3-year-old Queens girl with abuse signs who was found unconscious in a Queens apartment building Monday night, according to the NYPD. The child was pronounced dead on arrival to a hospital after her mother and grandmother arrived at their home on Beach 105th Street in Rockaway Beach and discovered that she wasn't breathing, the sources said.

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  16. NY Congressman: I Never Used Office to Help Girlfriend's SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | NBC New York

    Rep. Dan Donovan says he never used his office to help his girlfriend's son beat a drug charge in December 2015 The congressman, who represents Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, says he didn't know about the arrest until after the release New York Rep. Dan Donovan is fighting allegations that he used his political power for family gain, and claims GOP challenger and former congressman Michael Grimm is behind the complaint. The Republican, who represents Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, is the center of a federal ethics investigation after an anonymous tipster told congressional investigators that Donovan used his political power to help his girlfriend Serena Stonick's son beat a drug charge in December 2015.

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  17. Grocer Crushed, Killed by Falling Makeshift Hoist: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | NBC New York

    A deliveryman was crushed and killed when a makeshift hoist gave way in the basement of a Brooklyn supermarket on Monday, according to authorities. The man, 62, was one of two workers operating the jury-rigged lift to raise and lower goods from the basement of the supermarket on Nostrand Avenue in Flatbush when it came crashing down, according to the city Department of Buildings.

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  18. Snow Falls at 2 Inches an Hour in NYC; Rough Morning CommuteRead the original story

    Monday Apr 2 | NBC New York

    An April snowstorm will bring up to 3 inches of snow to much of the tri-state on Monday morning; a small band could bring up to 6" to parts Roads could be slippery and slushy for those traveling to work in the morning and NYC has issued a travel advisory A day after parade revelers donned spring colors on a mild Easter Sunday, yet another winter storm rolled in overnight, walloping the warmth-deprived tri-state with sideswept icy snowflakes that at one point fell at a rate of 2 inches an hour in the city, according to Storm Team 4 and the National Weather Service.

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  19. Robbers Follow NYC Woman Home, Stab Her in the Back: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | NBC New York

    A Brooklyn woman coming home to her apartment was followed by two men who tried to rob her, then stabbed her when she tried to get away, police say. The NYPD was still searching for the two attackers Sunday night, when they released surveillance video showing the suspects in the attack last Monday.

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  20. Man Loses Dog During Storm, Learns He's Not its Only OwnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | NBC New York

    A New York City man discovered his dog, Myko, actually belonged to another family after the pup ran away during last week's nor'easter The man said he adopted the dog three years ago and had no idea it had a microchip linking it to another family The dog's other family, which named him Jack, lives upstate and was overjoyed to find out the pooch was alive and well The pair would ride the subway from their Far Rockaway beach house to Manhattan. They'd head to church together.

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