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  1. Ap Photos: Plans in pipeline to protect against next SandyRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    After Superstorm Sandy, Rebuild by Design -- a design competition from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and The Rockefeller Foundation -- launched a project for cities and towns affected by the storm and residents to come up with plans for projects to make their coastlines more resilient. THE PROJECT: The $1 billion Big U proposal calls for a 10-mile protective system around the low-lying Manhattan, from west 57th Street down to The Battery and then up to East 42nd Street.


  2. NYC water main breaks, sending geyser blasting onto houseRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Public works crews have repaired a broken water main that caused a geyser to erupt from the ground in front of a New York City home. The owner of the home in Staten Island's Todt Hill section told the Staten Island Advance that a powerful stream of water began pounding the front of the house Wednesday morning, breaking several windows.


  3. Handyman arrested in theft of more than $200,000 in comicsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say a handyman accused of stealing more than $200,000 worth of comic books and artwork from a New Jersey homeowner has been arrested. Francesco Bove was arrested this week in New York City.


  4. Bombing trial shows NYC's blanket coverage by video camerasRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    There's one video of a man walking to and from the scene of a bombing in a Manhattan's bustling Chelsea neighborhood. Another shows him minutes later planting another homemade explosive a few blocks away.


  5. Ex Rep. Grimm eyeing Congress comeback after tax fraud pleaRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    He came to Congress with the law-and-order image of a former FBI agent and left as an admitted tax evader headed for prison. His tenure was shadowed by a campaign fundraising investigation and punctuated by a threat to hurl a reporter off a Capitol balcony.


  6. This cover image released by Farrar, Straus and Giroux showsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Alice McDermott's stunning new novel, "The Ninth Hour," does for contemporary literature what "Call the Midwife" has done for public television. Both recall an earlier era when women in religious orders operated as de facto social service agencies, nursing the sick, clothing the poor and doing whatever they had to do to keep destitute families together.


  7. Some weird and wonderful moments of NY Fashion WeekRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Of course, there's the well-worn formula: People wait in line for ages, sit down, wait some more, look at clothes for about 10 minutes, spend another half-hour greeting and double-cheek kissing, then go do the same thing somewhere else. But lately, fashion shows have been stretching those boundaries.


  8. 9/11 memorial to include names of sickened respondersRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001 is the site of the latest memorial to victims of the terror attacks and among a growing number that honor people who died of illnesses years after participating in the rescue and recovery effort.


  9. Manhattan restaurateur gets 5 years' prison in $12M schemeRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A former New York restaurateur who ran a $12 million Ponzi scheme involving a fictitious wholesale liquor business has been sentenced to five years in prison. Hamlet Peralta said he was "deeply sorry" for what he'd done as he was sentenced Friday in a Manhattan federal court.


  10. Joey Chestnut to defend chicken wing eating titleRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Champion eater Joey Chestnut is set to defend his title as chicken wing champion at the National Buffalo Wing Festival. The festival features several other contests, including an amateur wing-eating contest, traditional and creative sauce-offs, an extra hot wing-eating contest and a Miss Buffalo Wing pageant.


  11. Firefighters battle large fire in NYC's Tribeca neighborhoodRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Lower Manhattan has filled with acrid smoke from a large fire in a building just a few blocks from the World Trade Center. The fire started shortly before 7 p.m. Friday at a building in Tribeca.


  12. Chicago area man arrested on terrorism charges filed in NYRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A Chicago-area man is facing terrorism charges after being accused of trying to pay for others to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants and another group. Thirty-one-year-old Dilshod Khusanov made an initial appearance Thursday in Chicago federal court after his early morning arrest at his Villa Park home.


  13. Coast Guard suspends search for man who jumped off NYC ferryRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say the man went overboard off the Staten Island-bound Spirit of America ferry at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, near Governors Island and the Statue of Liberty.


  14. Police: Human remains found buried at NYC construction siteRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Police in New York City have opened an investigation after human remains were unearthed at a construction site near a psychiatric hospital. Police say workers were doing sewer repair work at the Brooklyn construction site when they found remains 13 feet below the surface Monday afternoon.


  15. Boat slams into rocks injuring 5 people, 2 criticallyRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A boat has slammed into some rocks in a major shipping channel that connects New Jersey and Staten Island, New York, injuring five people, two of them critically. New Jersey State Police say the boat crashed into the rocks Sunday evening in the Arthur Kill channel near Woodbridge, New Jersey.


  16. Book Review: Blogger writes about gentrification of NYCRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    If you've lived in New York City for any period of time, you've likely seen the place change. People move in and out of the city, as if walking through a revolving door.


  17. 3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds onRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    When federal prosecutors asked to meet last month with Eric Garner's family, it stoked speculation that their investigation into his death was finally nearing a resolution three years after his last words -- "I can't breathe" -- became a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men. The speculation was wrong: The same day of the Brooklyn meeting, a grand jury heard testimony from a police academy instructor on takedown tactics, dragging out a presentation that began last year, said two people familiar with the secret panel's work.


  18. Long distance motorcycle trips seek to empower womenRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A year ago Alisa Clickenger helped organize a cross-country motorcycle trip for women to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of a most amazing ride by two sisters from Brooklyn, New York. The Sisters' Centennial Motorcycle Ride honored the exploits of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren, who in 1916 rode motorcycles more than 5,000 miles across the country to prove that women could be military motorcycle couriers, able to endure long distances and harsh conditions as well as men.


  19. Governor Backs - America's Pledge' InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    California Governor Jerry Brown has come up with another initiative to keep America on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with the international Paris climate agreement. Brown is teaming up with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to create a data sharing plan called "America's Pledge."


  20. Brown, Bloomberg announce plan to track climate progressRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    California Gov. Jerry Brown is announcing yet another plan to keep the United States on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the international Paris climate agreement. Brown is joining former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to compile all of the climate commitments by states, cities, businesses and universities in one place where they can be easily tracked and shared.


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