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  1. New York Had Second Lowest Voter Turnout So Far This Election CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 |

    Though there was great fanfare surrounding Tuesday's New York primary, the number of voters who actually showed up to cast a ballot was much less impressive. From issues with polling places opening on time, to accusations of voting machine malfunctions, to reports of massive purge of 126,000 registered Democratic voters , there seemed to be no shortage of complications during Tuesday's highly-anticipated primary.


  2. Sanders Campaign Cries Foul After More Than 125,000 Brooklyn Democrats Purged From Voter RollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 |

    Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders and his campaign cried foul Tuesday after more than 125,000 New York City Democrats were purged from the city's voting rolls. "It is absurd that in Brooklyn, New York - where I was born, actually - tens of thousands of people as I understand it, have been purged from the voting rolls," Sanders said Tuesday at a rally at Penn State University, according to CNN .


  3. Trump Finally Gets His NYC Homecoming on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 |

    Donald Trump's political home in his native New York City is several miles - and a ferry ride - from Trump Tower. Staten Island, New York's self-proclaimed "forgotten borough," is a hidden bastion of Republicanism in one of the nation's most liberal cities, separated from the rest of the city both geographically and politically.


  4. Train Hits Supected Mugger After He Tries to Take Teen's iPhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    A would-be mugging at a New York City subway stop Tuesday morning escalated into a full-blown fiasco that caused considerable train delays and the suspect getting struck by a train. At around 8 a.m. Monday, a 33-year-old suspect tried to steal a 13-year-old's iPhone, police told WCBS-TV .


  5. Man Caught on Surveillance Camera Viciously Bashing a Cat Against a WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 |

    A man who was caught on video viciously beating a cat inside a Brooklyn bodega on Friday has been charged with a misdemeanor for animal cruelty. Zaid Salah, 28, was caught on security camera footage chasing the feline into New People's Restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, before picking it up and slamming it several times into the store's walls as the cat fiercely struggled to escape, according to the New York Daily News .


  6. 'Can You Name a Neighborhood?': CNN Host Grills Cruz Over ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 |

    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz was grilled Tuesday night over his proposal to "empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized." Cruz made the proposal in the wake of the Brussels terror attacks that claimed the lives of at least 34 individuals and injured scores more.


  7. Staten Island Woman Charged With Murder After Police Find Her Newborn's Body in the TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 |

    A Staten Island woman was charged with murder Sunday after the body of her newborn was found in the trash outside her home the day before. Nausheen Rahman was charged with second-degree murder after a medical examiner determined that the baby was born alive prior to being placed in a garbage bag.


  8. Body of Second Crew Member Found in Hudson River Tugboat CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 |

    The body of a second tugboat crew member who went missing after the boat crashed into a barge on the Hudson River north of New York City has been pulled from the river, authorities said Sunday afternoon. The 90-foot tugboat named Specialist hit a barge early Saturday morning near where the new Tappan Zee Bridge, which connects two counties north of New York City, is being built.


  9. Jon Huntsman Didn't Quite Endorse - but He Said He Could Support This CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 |

    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said Monday that he would gravitate toward supporting Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, should the billionaire businessman become the GOP nominee. "If he's the nominee, I'm a Republican, and I tend to gravitate towards whomever the nominee is," Huntsman, who ran an unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, told David Axelrod, a former operative for President Barack Obama, on " The Axe Files " podcast.


  10. Watch the 'Slashin' Blues' Song Inspired by New York City's Slashing TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 |

    The disturbing streak of slashings in Manhattan has many New Yorkers on edge. Authorities have yet to apprehend all of the suspects responsible for the series of attacks, most of which occurred on subways when the victims were dozing off.


  11. Michael Bloomberg Confirms He's Eyeing White House RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 |

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is "looking at all the options" when it comes to mounting a bid for the presidency, he confirmed today. The candidate has reportedly been weighing an independent run at the White House this cycle due to his unhappiness with the current field of 2016 candidates.


  12. FDNY: One Dead, Others Hurt After Crane Collapse in Lower ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 |

    The FDNY says one person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan. The accident was reported around 8:25 a.m. Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood.


  13. Illegal Immigrant Sworn in as Lawyer in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 |

    An illegal immigrant in New York has been sworn in as an attorney after a long-fought court battle over whether his legal status should disqualify him from practicing law. A panel of judges ruled that 32-year-old Cesar Vargas' immigration status should have no bearing on whether he is allowed to practice law in the U.S. in what immigration rights activists are hailing as a victory for their cause, WABC-TV reported . 31 comments

  14. British News Anchor Claims Donald Trump Stalked Her After Unflattering DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 |

    "Trump is a shark," Scott wrote for the Daily Mail. "A shark has no yesterday and no tomorrow.


  15. Facebook Cracking Down on Gun Sales, Announces Stricter PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 |

    Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network. Licensed gun retailers can still advertise their businesses on Facebook , but they aren't allowed to accept orders or transact sales on the site.


  16. Marco Rubio Says Attack Ads From Establishment Candidates Are an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 |

    Attacks from establishment candidates are not new to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as they serve as an example of his campaign's "momentum," he said on Sunday. When Fox News' Chris Wallace asked Rubio about recent attack ads - specifically from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's camp - during an interview Sunday morning, Rubio chuckled.


  17. Obama Executive Action on Guns to Broaden Background Checks, ATF AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 |

    Next week, President Barack Obama will place more regulations on certain gun sellers and provide more power to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Politico reported . Failing to pass legislation through Congress on background checks, Obama has had to rely on smaller measures through executive action.


  18. White House: Obama Meeting With Michael Bloomberg 'Intended to Be Private'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 |

    President Barack Obama's meeting Wednesday with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg about gun control was not part of the president's public schedule, and the White House only notified the public after media inquiries. "This was intended to be a private meeting between the president and Mr. Bloomberg," Earnest told reporters Thursday.


  19. States Move Toward More Gun Rights - Not More Gun Control - in Years After Sandy Hook MassacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 |

    The 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which a mentally troubled young man killed 26 children and teachers, served as a rallying cry for gun-control advocates across the nation. But in the three years since, many states have moved in the opposite direction, embracing the National Rifle Association's axiom that more "good guys with guns" are needed to deter mass shootings.


  20. Custodian Makes Absolutely Shocking Discovery Inside Church Nativity SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 |

    A custodian discovered something absolutely heartbreaking inside of a nativity scene manger at the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York, this week: a newborn baby with an umbilical cord still attached. The church custodian left the building for lunch around 11:30 a.m., but when he returned at 1 p.m., he heard a baby crying and discovered the child inside of the nativity's manger, according to the Associated Press.


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