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  1. 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Manhattan crane collapseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | 680News

    One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed Friday morning in Lower Manhattan, smashing the roofs of parked cars, authorities said. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the crane was being lowered as a precaution because of high winds when the accident occurred.


  2. Def Leppard postpones tour due to illnessRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | 680News

    A statement on the group's website said a concert scheduled for Tuesday in San Antonio and all concerts going forward through Feb. 17 will be rescheduled. That includes shows scheduled in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Brooklyn, New York.


  3. Black Keys among guests at Rock Hall induction ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | 680News

    Special guests at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will include The Black Keys, Rob Thomas and Metallica's Lars Ulrich. N.W.A., Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick and Steve Miller are the Rock Hall's 2016 class and will be inducted on April 8 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.


  4. Springsteen reschedules NYC show after snowstorm, adds datesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | 680News

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band said Wednesday their New York City show that was cancelled because of the recent snowstorm will now take place in March. Springsteen had been set to perform his first of two shows at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.


  5. A California man whose family says he was 117 has diedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | 680News

    A California man whose family said he was 117 years old has died. The age would have likely made him the oldest person on earth when he died.


  6. Inspired by reality, 'Division' takes on interactive terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | 680News

    At the beginning of "Tom Clancy's The Division," players portraying top-secret operatives are dropped from a helicopter into a rendition of New York City that's been crippled by a terrorist attack. Central Park is a mass graveyard.


  7. Country star Keith Urban is still recording his forthcoming album,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | 680News

    In this Nov. 4, 2015, file photo, Keith Urban performs at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Urban hasn't finished his forthcoming album, "RipCORD," but he's already planning a new arena and amphitheater tour in 2016.


  8. Toys R Us closes flagship store in NY's Times Square, citing high rent; seeks new siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | 680News

    For decades, children visiting New York City savored one stop above all: a trip to the kind of toy store that existed only in their imagination. Now they'll have to keep dreaming.


  9. Knicks player Cleanthony Early shot in leg during robbery outside Queens strip clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | 680News

    New York Knicks player Cleanthony Early was shot in the leg as he left a strip club Wednesday by masked robbers who demanded his "gold," law enforcement officials said. Early left CityScapes in Queens with his girlfriend at about 4:30 a.m. in an Uber cab when his vehicle was surrounded by at least two other cars and as many as six men got out, the two officials said.


  10. Machete attack suspect in court WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | 680News

    On Dec. 23, a 30-year-old man was attacked while he stood at the corner of Bay and Dundas streets, near the Eaton Centre, around 4:30 p.m. Arlington Thompson, 35, of Queens, N.Y., is facing charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, weapons dangerous, and assault with a weapon.


  11. Man pleads guilty to punching flight attendant as passenger plane was on its way to FloridaRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | 680News

    A man accused of punching a flight attendant and threatening to blow up a Florida-bound plane has pleaded guilty. The Palm Beach Post reports 29-year-old Alija Kucuk pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to interfering with a flight attendant.


  12. The Latest: Holiday shopping season gets started on Thanksgiving, continues on Black FridayRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | 680News

    Shoppers had a bit of a buying appetizer on Thanksgiving, but the question remains how much they'll feast on deals on the day after the holiday. Big chains that include Macy's, J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart and Target opened their doors on the holiday for those who wanted to get their post-turkey shop on.


  13. Security tight for Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City; 3 million spectators expectedRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | 680News

    As millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, security will be tight in New York City with a record number of police officers patrolling the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. City officials have said there are no known, credible threats against New York following the recent attacks in Paris and a video purportedly produced by ISIS that contained video clips of Times Square.


  14. Mother who left newborn baby in nativity manger at New York City church won't be prosecutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | 680News

    In this Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 photo provided by Paul Cerni, an unidentified woman holds a baby at the Holy Child of Jesus Church in the Richmond Hill section of Queens, New York. A church custodian found the abandoned newborn Monday in the church nativity scene.


  15. NYC officer fatally shot during gunfight, chase involving stolen bike; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | 680News

    A police officer responding to a report of shots fired was killed during a gunfight and chase involving a stolen bicycle, and a suspect in his slaying was in custody, police said Wednesday. Officer Randolph Holder, 33, was the fourth New York Police Department officer to be killed in the last 11 months, Police Commissioner William Bratton said.


  16. Nick Jonas, rappers Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana added to star-studded Tidal concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | 680News

    In this Sept. 19, 2015 file photo, Nick Jonas performs at Day 2 of the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nev.


  17. Beyonce, Prince, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj to perform at Tidal charity concert in Brooklyn on Oct. 20Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | 680News

    The music and video streaming platform announced "TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC," which will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets for Tidal subscribers go on sale Wednesday and will be widely available Friday.


  18. Minaj gets ABC Family sitcom, 50 Cent inks new Starz dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | 680News

    In this Aug. 30, 2015 file photo, Nicki Minaj arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ABC Family said Tuesday, Spet.


  19. New York police: Missing ironworker, known for job site songs, found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2015 | 680News

    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, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighbourhood, 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. Russo's family and friends, in a desperate search to find the divorced father of two, plastered fliers with his picture all over his neighbourhood.


  20. 'Never give up:' Cena turns wrestling catchphrase into motto for sick children at Make-A-WishRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | 680News

    WWE star John Cena is set to become the first celebrity to grant 500 wishes in Make-A-Wish Foundation history. Rocco Lanzer, an 8-year-old boy from Queens, New York, diagnosed in January with leukemia, will have his wish granted by Cena on Monday.


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