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  1. NYC deli worker who fatally knifed attacker charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | New York Daily News

    A Harlem deli clerk was charged with murder Friday after fatally stabbing a man relatives say was a serial shoplifter, sending him running down the street with a knife still stuck in his gut. The drama began simply enough around 7 a.m. Friday at the A&S Candy Grocery on W. 145th St. near Lenox Ave. with an argument involving two men and the clerk.


  2. Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy ahead of holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The company filed for bankruptcy protection in Richmond, Virginia, late Monday and secured $3 billion in financing as it restructures.


  3. ESPN president defends decision to pull Robert Lee from broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The Robert Lee situation has gone so south for ESPN that an internal memo was sent out to staff explaining the decision. ESPN pulled college football announcer Robert Lee from covering a Virginia football game this season due to the fact that he shares the same name as former Confederate general Robert E. Lee.


  4. ESPN pulls announcer Robert Lee from covering Virginia footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. In what is sure to be a controversial decision, ESPN has decided to pull college football announcer Robert Lee from covering a Virginia football game this season due to the simple fact his name is Robert Lee, according to Outkick the Coverage's Clay Travi s.


  5. Vice President Pence hires private attorney amid Russia probesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Vice President Pence has retained Richmond, Va.-based Richard Cullen to deal with ongoing investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Pence hired outside legal counsel to deal with the ongoing investigations into possible collusion between Russia and President Trump's campaign, the Washington Post reported on Thursday .


  6. Rolling Stone to pay $1.65M to settle suit over UVA rape storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at the University of Virginia, in Charlottsville, Va., the site of an debunked sexual assault of a student as told in a Rolling Stone article. RICHMOND, Va.


  7. 50 years after Loving: Interracial couples still face strifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Fifty years after Mildred and Richard Loving's landmark legal challenge shattered the laws against interracial marriage in the U.S., some couples of different races still talk of facing discrimination, disapproval and sometimes outright hostility from their fellow Americans. Although the racist laws against mixed marriages are gone, several interracial couples said in interviews they still get nasty looks, insults and sometimes even violence when people find out about their relationships.


  8. Trump requests Supreme Court to reinstate travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The Trump administration on Thursday asked the nation's highest court to immediately reinstate his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations. A pair of emergency applications were filed with the nine Court justices seeking to block two different lower court rulings that went against the March 6 executive order barring people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the U.S. for 90 days while the U.S. government implements stricter visa screenings.


  9. Preet Bharara commends James Comey for 'saying no to a president'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday defended fired FBI Director James Comey as a man of courage, pondering if any public servants willing to defy President Trump remain in Washington. Bharara, who was summarily fired by the Trump administration in March, penned an opinion piece calling for a "truly bipartisan investigation" into Trump's alleged ties to Russia, especially after Comey's abrupt departure.


  10. Rachael Leigh Cook makes new egg-centric PSA about 'War on Drugs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Rachael Leigh Cook revisited her visceral anti-heroin PSA from 1997 to address how the justice system deals with white people versus minorities when it comes to drug charges. "This is one of the millions of Americans who uses drugs and won't get arrested," Cook says to the camera as she holds up a pearl-like egg before gently setting it down.


  11. Tex. mom charged after allegedly sending videos of son's abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A Texas mother accused of placing a plastic bag over her 1-year-old son's head and shoving it in his mouth recorded the abuse and then sent it to relatives because she was outraged that the child's father had a new girlfriend, according to the child's family. Janelle Peterkin, 23, appeared in court Monday on a charge of child endangerment after she was arrested for allegedly sending disturbing images of her son's abuse.


  12. VCU basketball player-turned-TE Mo Alie-Cox visiting Jets: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The 6-6, 262-pound Alie-Cox, who hasn't played football since his freshman year in high school, worked out as a tight end for NFL scouts in Richmond, Va., earlier this week. Alie-Cox's athleticism has intrigued plenty of clubs, but it's no secret that the Jets have the most dire tight end situation in the league.


  13. Colorado weighs strategy to nip federal pot crackdown in the budRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections. A bill pending in the Legislature would allow pot growers and retailers to reclassify their recreational pot as medical pot if a change in federal law or enforcement occurs.


  14. Snowstorm turns LaGuardia Airport into ghost townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | New York Daily News

    William Roy was one of only a few hardy passengers wandering LaGuardia Airport Tuesday, which saw 99% of its flights cancelled by the powerful snowstorm that swept the city. "It doesn't look too bad from down here," said Roy, 57, who was trying to get home to Toronto.


  15. NYPD busts up gun pipeline funneling arms from Virginia to NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | New York Daily News

    "Over and over again, New York finds itself the final destination for illegal firearms," said NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill. The largest firearms seizure in Brooklyn history, coupled with the indictment of two dozen suspects, capped an eight-month probe of a Virginia-to-New York gun pipeline, official said Wednesday.


  16. Todd Bowles to leave NFL Combine to attend funeral of ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Jets head coach Todd Bowles plans to leave the NFL Scouting Combine to attend the funeral of his ex-wife, Jill Jenkins Bowles, on Friday, according to a source. Offensive linemen, running backs and special teams players will do their on-field workouts at the combine on Friday.


  17. Police find over 200 rounds of ammo in Queens burglary bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A team of cops responding to a burglary call in Queens Tuesday ended up catching two men and a woman with four guns and more than 200 bullets, police said. The suspects, Shawn Baker, 33, and Tiffany Rutledge, 34, of Richmond, Va., and Shawn Baker, 39, of Queens, all face felony weapon possession charges.


  18. A win for the living: Reasonable limits on weapons of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | New York Daily News

    In a hearteningly sweeping decision, a federal appeals court delivered a blow to the open-ended gun-rights absolutism that now grips leaders at both ends of Pennsylvania Ave. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment notwithstanding, government can impose sane restrictions on the style and lethality of firearms that citizens seek to purchase - at least when those guns are "exceptionally lethal weapons of war." At issue was a 2013 Maryland law, passed in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., mass murder of 20 first-graders and seven adults by Adam Lanza, who killed with aid of a Bushmaster semiautomatic assault rifle and 30-round, high-capacity magazines.


  19. Ricky Gray set to be executed for killing Virginia familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | New York Daily News

    More than 11 years after the brutal murders of a well-known Richmond family, some hope the execution of the man convicted of the killings will close a painful chapter of this community's history. Ricky Gray is scheduled to be put to death on Jan. 18 for the murders of 9-year-old Stella Harvey and 4-year-old sister, Ruby.