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  1. You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 photo, taxi driver Mikhail Yasayev speaks to an Associated Press reporter while stopped in traffic on the West Side highway in New York. A new law aimed at creating a uniform licensing process for drivers has done away with the written English test that used to be required for anyone wanting to drive a yellow cab, but not for people working for services like Uber and Lyft.

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  2. Alligator found in Staten Island home as cops respond to burglary: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Newsday

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  3. Pokemon Go! sex offender ban opposed by NYCLURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Newsday

    The New York City Liberties Union opposes Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's order to ban convicted sex offenders from playing the wildly popular Pokemon Go! game on cellphones. "These new restrictions appear to have no meaningful public safety benefit and are so vague as to possibly sweep in wholly innocuous behavior," said Erin Beth Harrist, senior staff attorney for the New York City Civil... ALBANY - The New York City Liberties Union opposes Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's order to ban convicted sex offenders from playing the wildly popular Pokemon Go! game on cellphones.

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  4. Staten Island fire started by children playing with matches, FDNY saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Newsday

    A six-alarm fire broke out in St. George, Staten Island, on Aug. 18, 2016, displacing dozens of residents. Photo Credit: NYPD Special Ops via Twitter Children playing with matches sparked a six-alarm fire on Thursday that displaced 10 families and ravaged homes in the St. George community on Staten Island, according to the FDNY and the Red Cross.

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  5. Bullying led to son's suicide, dad says in emotional videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Newsday

    The father of 13-year-old Daniel Fitzpatrick, who killed himself after what he said was relentless bullying, posted an emotional video tribute to his son on Facebook Saturday. "Danny was a kind, gentle little soul.

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  6. 'Blue Lives' bill would add cops among hate crime victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Newsday

    A state assemblyman seeking to protect police officers against attacks said Thursday he will seek to add cops to the list of groups for which assaults would be considered hate crimes. The proposal by Assemb.

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  7. Stabbing near Staten Island Ferry terminal kills one person, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Newsday

    The New York Police Department said it was questioning a person in connection with the stabbing early Thursday near the Staten Island Ferry terminal in the St. George neighborhood. Police got the call around 2 a.m. The victim had been stabbed more than once and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  8. Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans sex offenders from playing Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Newsday

    The state has banned thousands of registered sex offenders in New York from playing the popular Pokemon Go game in which players "capture" characters in real life by viewing them through their cellphones. In the latest move to restrict the game that has people roaming streets while looking through their cellphone screens, Monday's directive prohibits sex offenders on parole from downloading the app, accessing the game or playing to prevent them from using it to prey on youths searching for Pokemon cartoon characters.

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  9. 'Pokemon Go' ban: Registered sex offenders not allowed to play, state saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Newsday

    Registered sex offenders are no longer allowed to play "Pokemon Go," according to the New York State Office of Public Safety. Above, "Pokemon Go" players search for the critters in Lafayette Park in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 12, 2016.

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  10. Slain NYPD cop's family celebrates paid-off, renovated homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Newsday

    Maritza Ramos, bottom right, wife of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, with son Jaden and relatives of her husband's slain partner Wenjian Liu, far right, celebrate the Ramos family's renovated home. Photo Credit: Uli Seit Maritza Ramos, wife of slain NYPD Det.

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  11. Schemes lead to charges against 24, some mobsters, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Newsday

    Police said 24 people are accused in a slew of drug and fraud schemes that netted nearly $20 million over 24 months. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne Twenty-four men, several with reputed links to some New York Mafia families, were charged with running numerous schemes, including the diversion of marijuana legally grown in California and clandestinely sold in the city and on Long Island, officials said late Tuesday.

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  12. Schemes lead to charges against 24, some mobsters, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Newsday

    Twenty-four men, several with reputed links to some New York Mafia families, were charged with running numerous schemes, including the diversion of marijuana legally grown in California and clandestinely sold in the city and on Long Island, officials said late Tuesday. The two-year probe, run by the NYPD, the Waterfront Commission and the Manhattan District Attorney's office, led to arrests for oxycodone distribution, gambling and tax fraud, in addition to the marijuana smuggling, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the law enforcement agencies.

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  13. Last major 9/11 artifacts move from JFK airport to museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Newsday

    Representatives from the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority police hold ceremony to recognize the role first responders played on 9/11. As part of a ceremony, the last significant artifacts from the Twin Towers are removed from where they have been kept at Hangar 17 at Kennedy Airport on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

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  14. 2 years after Eric Garner's death, federal authorities still deciding ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Newsday

    Two years after the chokehold death of Eric Garner made "I can't breathe" a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men, federal authorities are still grappling with whether to prosecute the white officer seen on a widely watched video wrapping his arm around Garner's neck. The legal limbo is playing out on the watch of Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who has come under persistent pressure in the city and elsewhere to bring Officer Daniel Pantaleo to justice.

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  15. Problems with NYPD begin with City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Newsday

    JUNE 26: NYPD officers stand during the New York City Pride March, June 26, 2016 in New York City. This year was the 46th Pride march in New York City Photo Credit: Getty Images/ Eric Thayer An explosive week that saw the killings of Dallas police officers following the police killings of black men has shaken the country.

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  16. De Blasio, Bratton at odds over Black Lives Matter movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Newsday

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is joined by Police Commissioner William Bratton during a news conference, Friday, July 8, 2016, in New York City. Photo Credit: AP / Mary Altaffer Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday again praised the Black Lives Matter movement as "healthy" and "important for this country" - continuing to voice views at odds with his hand-picked Police Commissioner William Bratton, who has described the demonstrations as failing to accomplish anything.

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  17. Soccer fields in NYC to be revitalized by NYCFC, cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Newsday

    The mayor's office announced a partnership Tuesday with the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the New York City Football Club, and Adidas that will create and maintain 50 soccer fields in underserved communities across the city. "In the city of immigrants, with so many different languages and cultures, the New York City Soccer Initiative will be one of the great tools we use to unify young New Yorkers," Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement.

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  18. Will Brooklyn learn from Brexit and secede from New York City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Newsday

    People watch the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks from Brooklyn Bridge Park on July 4, 2016 in Brooklyn. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Stephanie Keith After Britain's vote to exit from the European Union , and with Texas threatening to secede from the United States , don't be surprised when Brooklynites start clamoring to again separate from NYC .

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  19. Horse-riding cowboy who trotted across Outerbridge Crossing taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Newsday

    A man on a horse was seen on the Outerbridge Crossing on June 27, 2016. Photo Credit: Ryan Joseph via Twitter The cowboy who crossed the Outerbridge Crossing on horseback was corralled into police custody Thursday and was facing possible animal cruelty charges.

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  20. Mineola group gets $1.75M to fight substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Newsday

    Family & Children's Association in Mineola is one of six sites to receive $1.75 million in state funds over the next five years to provide recovery and outreach services for those who are seeking help with substance and alcohol abuse. The announcement was made Wednesday at the association's headquarters by Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez, commissioner of the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance... Family & Children's Association in Mineola is one of six sites to receive $1.75 million in state funds over the next five years to provide recovery and outreach services for those who are seeking help with substance and alcohol abuse.

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