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  1. San Francisco's hotel suicide linked to hotel worker assaultRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco police say the suicide of a man who jumped to his death at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis and the assault of a female hotel worker found in a luxury suite are being investigated as related incidents. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the city's medical examiner's office identified 26-year-old Alexander Damhuis of Brooklyn, New York as the hotel guest who committed suicide Sunday morning.


  2. Court reinstates lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of MuslimsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying any resulting harm came from the city's tactics, not the media's reporting of them.


  3. 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Manhattan nightclubRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Investigators are looking for the gunman after the bloodshed around 4 a.m. Monday outside Motivo, in the Flatiron District. Police say the gunman left the club after a dispute and was overheard saying he would return with a gun.


  4. FDNY: 12 injured when bus crashes into Queens homeRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Fire officials say a dozen people were injured when a New York City transit bus crashed into a home in Queens. A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the bus was traveling down Guy R. Brewer Boulevard when it collided with a car traveling the opposite direction.


  5. Nicki Minaj gets TV sitcom; 50 Cent inks new Starz dealRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    ABC Family said Tuesday that Minaj will executive produce and appear in a new scripted comedy series for the cable channel. The sitcom will be based on her family's move from Trinidad to the United States and Minaj's development as an artist growing up in Queens, New York, the channel said.


  6. Raid of by Homeland Security stirs angerRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The successful site operated for nearly 20 years in an open and racy way, with male escorts paying for ads to attract new -- mainly male -- customers. That came to an abrupt end last month when federal agents raided Rentboy's Manhattan offices and arrested chief executive Jeffrey Hurant and six others on charges of promoting prostitution.


  7. Ap Photos: Pope Francis visits New York CityRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Pope Francis spent a busy day in New York on Friday, addressing the United Nations General Assembly, traveling to the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, visiting a school, making a procession through Central Park and then celebrating Mass at Madison Square Garden. At the U.N., he warned that the "selfish and boundless thirst for power and material prosperity" has allowed the rich to ravage the Earth.


  8. Judge overturns New York City ban on plastic foam containersRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A New York Supreme Court judge has overturned New York City's ban on plastic foam containers such as egg cartons and to-go cups. In a decision made public Tuesday, Margaret Chan found the city Department of Sanitation's commissioner's order banning the product to be arbitrary and capricious.


  9. New Jersey officer charged in New York crash that killed 2Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A New Jersey police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he was drunk behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed two passengers, including a fellow police officer, and critically injured a third. Pedro Abad surrendered to police and was arrested before he appeared in state court on Staten Island, where the wreck occurred on the West Shore Expressway after the men had left a strip club in March.


  10. Boat overturns in NY's East River; 19 aboard rescuedRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Nineteen people were dumped into the chilly waters of New York City's East River when their dragon boat overturned, but lifejackets prevented any injuries. The Coast Guard said the wooden dragon boat from the Azumi Rowing Club was completely submerged by the time rescue crews arrived on the scene near Queens.


  11. X Factor 2015: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini cries again as a contestant belts out WhitneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Ludlow Advertiser

    Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was reduced to tears in the final audition show of this current series of ITV's The X Factor. The I Don't Care singer was moved by the emotional audition of 40-year-old Sherilyn Hamilton Shaw who belted out the Whitney Houston classic I Don't Know My Own Strength.


  12. Agriculture secretary announces goal for cutting food wasteRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the United States' first national goal for reducing the amount of food that goes to waste. He says the U.S. wastes 133 billion pounds of food every year.


  13. First new NYC subway station in 2 decades opensRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    There's a light at the end of the tunnel -- and it's a subway train, finally pulling into New York City's first new station in more than two decades. Almost two years after its initial promised opening date, a subway stop at 34th street and 11th Avenue is ready for business, adding a new transit option to a part of the city experiencing a construction boom and drawing new visitors to the High Line, the repurposed elevated railway that is now a popular park.


  14. Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, two months after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday. Four years after Gary Russo's brush with fame, the "Second Avenue Sinatra" vanished without a trace after leaving his home shortly after midnight on July 28. On Friday, a passer-by discovered Russo's body hanging from a tree in a park strewn with reeds in the outer-city neighborhood of Howard Beach.


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