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  1. Man in custody after standoff with NYC police over hoax bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A man suspected of tossing a hoax bomb through the open window of a police vehicle in Times Square was taken into custody Thursday after an overnight standoff a short drive away in Manhattan's landmark Columbus Circle, the New York Police Department said. The episode began when a person in a passing vehicle tossed a cylindrical object into the police van late Wednesday, said Chief of Department James O'Neill.

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  2. Mourners mark second anniversary of Eric Garner's deathRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Marking two years since Eric Garner's death became a flashpoint in a national debate about relations between police and minority communities, his mother joined families of more than a dozen men killed by police Sunday at a New Jersey church before laying flowers at her son's grave. "My heart is heavy today," Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, said as she stood at his gravesite holding a bouquet of yellow flowers and white balloons.

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  3. Hollywood Vampires to resume tour; Perry will rejoin 'soon'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Hollywood Vampires will resume their tour Tuesday night without ailing Joe Perry, who is planning to return to the stage at a later date. A representative for the band said that Perry "will rejoin his fellow Vampires onstage again soon."

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  4. Joey Chestnut downs record 70 hot dogs in eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Chestnut came in first eating 70 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. Matt Stonie ... .

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  5. Musician Paul Simon doesn't let on if he's the retiring typeRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The first of Simon's two concerts in his native Queens, the conclusion of the singer's North American tour, took on an added resonance when he mused to The New York Times in an interview this week that he may be nearing retirement. Simon turns 75 in October.

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  6. Police: Cowboy who rode across bridge abused his 2 horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    In this June 29, 2016 photo, Tod "Doc" Mishler, second right, and supporters try to get his horses back in Ocean Breeze in the Staten Island borough of New York. Mishler, who crossed the Outerbridge, which l... NEW YORK - An 80-year-old man who has been riding around the country on horseback, saying he was trying to call attention to starving children, was arrested Thursday on animal cruelty charges after investigators concluded his horses were malnourished.

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  7. NYC police officials charged in bribery corruption scandalRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two high-ranking New York Police Department officers were arrested Monday on charges they took over $100,000 worth of free flights, prostitutes, expensive meals and other bribes in exchange for providing a "private police force" for local businessmen. Deputy Chief Michael Harrington, Deputy Inspector James Grant and a third defendant, Brooklyn businessman Jeremy Reichberg, were charged with conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud - the latest development in a series of overlapping public corruption investigations coordinated by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

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  8. High-ranking NYC police officials charged in corruption caseRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Charges brought against four men arrested Monday in a widening city corruption probe include lurid claims that a police department commander roomed with a prostitute during a Las Vegas trip as businessmen spent tens of thousands of dollars to ensure unformed officers were available as their private security force. Two high-ranking New York Police Department officials and a police sergeant who oversaw gun license applications were among the latest arrests in a case that has cast a cloud over the nation's largest municipal police force.

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  9. Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimil... . FILE - In this Wednesday, June 8, 2016 file photo, opponents of a proposed sugary drink tax demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia.

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  10. Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimil... . FILE - In this Wednesday, June 8, 2016 file photo, opponents of a proposed sugary drink tax demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia.

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  11. Bisexual man gets prison for hate-crime murder of gay manRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A bisexual man convicted of murder as a hate crime for shooting a gay man he taunted on a New York City street was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years to life in prison. A Manhattan jury had convicted Elliot Morales in the May 2013 shooting of Mark Carson in the Greenwich Village neighborhood, a center of American gay life for decades.

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  12. Thousands expected at vigils around US for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    State and city officials, LGBT community members, and o... . Sam Johnson, of Boston, holds a rainbow flag during a vigil on City Hall Plaza for the victims in the Orlando nightclub attack, Monday, June 13, 2016, in Boston.

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  13. Police seek gunman in shooting at T.I. concert that killed 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Police say several were injured in a deadly shooting inside the concert venue, where hip-hop artist T.... . Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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  14. HBO producer among 2 charged in dermatologist's OD deathRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The producer of an HBO series was among two men arrested Wednesday in the 2015 death of a dermatologist who overdosed on cocaine and alcohol. Marc Henry Johnson and James Holder were arrested by federal agents on conspiracy charges in the death of Dr. Kiersten Cerveny, a spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Agency said.

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  15. The Latest: Metro-North limits service until further noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : New York's The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says crews are installing six temporary steel columns following a Manhattan fire that caused structural damage and disrupted train service for some 150,000 commuters. The railroad said Wednesday that the damaged column, located near the centerline of a viaduct, is an older design with lattice-like steel.

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  16. After fire, NYC rail passengers endure overcrowded commutesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    An estimated 150,000 rail passengers had to endure overcrowded, slow commutes Wednesday, a day after a fire damaged elevated train tracks in New York City. The Tuesday night fire at a garden center underneath Metro-North tracks in Manhattan's East Harlem section, north of Grand Central Terminal, halted train service for hours.

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  17. The Latest: Fire under Metro-North tracks ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : New York City fire officials say a fire that broke out beneath elevated train tracks in New York City and disrupted train service for more than 150,000 commuters has been ruled an accident. The Fire Department of New York says Wednesday that the fire at a garden center underneath Metro-North tracks in East Harlem was caused by fuel that spilled on a hot generator.

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  18. The Latest: Riders packed into Metro-North trains after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : Metro-North commuters are packed into the aisles of trains that have been reduced to running on a Saturday schedule after a major track fire. A train that left White Plains at 6:30 a.m. was so crowded that by the time it traveled seven stops, to Mount Vernon, no one could get on.

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  19. The Latest: Limited service restored on Metro-North linesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : Officials say limited train service has been restored on Metro-North lines into and out of New York City's Grand Central Station hours after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks. A Saturday schedule is in effect Wednesday on all three Metro-North lines as trains operate on two outside tracks with speeds reduced from 60 mph to 30 mph.

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  20. Fire halts rail service, rough morning commute expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    New York City commuters should expect long delays, crowded conditions and limited service Wednesday after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks in the city, officials said. The blaze ignited Tuesday evening at a garden center business underneath Metro-North tracks in East Harlem, halting train service and stranding thousands of commuters.

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