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  1. Commuter train smashes into SUV on tracks, killing 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A packed commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks at a crossing and erupted into flames Tuesday night, killing six people, injuring at least a dozen and sending hundreds of passengers scrambling for safety, authorities said. The northbound Metro-North Railroad train struck a Jeep Cherokee in Valhalla, about 20 miles north of New York City, railroad spokesman Aaron Donovan said.

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  2. Heastie to be NY Assembly speaker; formal vote on TuesdayRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Carl Heastie, a Democratic lawmaker from the Bronx, is poised to take over leadership of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday after the resignation of longtime speaker Sheldon Silver amid federal corruption charges. Heastie had faced as many as four other contenders in the race to succeed Silver, but his final opponent conceded Monday and the Democrats who hold the Assembly majority nominated him with a unanimous vote.

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  3. New York Assembly facing historic change in leadershipRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options. Instead, it's looking increasingly likely that the decision will be made before Silver's resignation from the post takes effect Monday night, an outcome that would dash the hopes of some lawmakers and reformers who pushed for a departure from Albany's usual backroom politics.

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  4. City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012. "This was a tragic case," said New York Law Department spokesman Nicholas Paolucci.

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  5. Governors associations top list of biggest state-race donorsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The Republican Governors Association and its Democratic counterpart were the dominant players in making donations to pay for state-level elections in 2014. The two groups often served as pass-throughs for billionaires, unions and corporations seeking influence in statehouses nationwide.

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  6. Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgradedRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. Forecasters originally said the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and punishing hurricane-force winds.

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  7. The latest on the Northeast snowstormRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation waived tolls along the Massachusetts Turnpike, the Tobin Bridge and the Harbor Tunnels until further notice. New Jersey Transit has shut down service but says it will restore operations "as soon as possible."

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  8. 3 dead, including girl, shot dead in NYC, 2nd girl woundedRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A father was suspected of shooting his family in their home Saturday on a quiet New York City block, an attack that spanned three generations and left two women and a girl dead and a second girl badly wounded, according to police and a relative. Police said they were seeking 34-year-old Jonathon Walker as the suspect in the predawn shootings, which left a 7-year-old dead, a 12-year-old critically injured, and their 31-year-old mother and 62-year-old grandmother dead on a suburban-style street by a park in Queens, near John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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  9. Snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable for cleanupRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    As another storm flung snow at Chicago, Alexandra Clark wondered how she'd get to work. Like an increasing number of snowbound city dwellers, she had a ready tool at hand: an app that tracks hundreds of city snowplows in close to real time.

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  10. Colorado group helps breast cancer survivors get tattoosRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    For women who have survived breast cancer, breast or nipple reconstruction can be a first step toward looking like their old selves. A Colorado organization is helping some of those women, and others who don't choose reconstruction, in their emotional healing - through tattoos to help conceal their scars.

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  11. Dignitaries begin arriving for ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo's funeralRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Dignitaries from both sides of the political aisle are joining family and friends Tuesday for a final goodbye to one of the Democratic Party's champions, former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo, who left a progressive legacy of speaking out for the voiceless and powerless. Former President Bill Clinton, Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, state Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos and Republican-turned-independent former Mayor Michael Bloomberg were among the mourners at a Manhattan church for Cuomo's funeral.

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  12. Bess Myerson, the 1st Jewish Miss America, dies at 90Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Bess Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America and a New York political force until a series of scandals dubbed the "Bess Mess" forced her into obscurity, has died. She was 90. Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica, California, according to the Los Angeles coroner's office and Department of Public Health Vital Records Office.

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  13. AP Essay: A kid from Queens who became NY governorRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Mario Cuomo loved to tell the story of how his father, an immigrant from Italy, lost his business in the Wall Street Crash of 1929. A joke, of course.

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  14. Commissioner urges respect at NYC officer's wakeRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    As thousands of mourners prepare to attend the wake and funeral of a second New York City police officer killed in an ambush shooting, police Commissioner William Bratton is urging the rank and file to refrain from making political statements. "A hero's funeral is about grieving, not grievance," Bratton says in a memo to be read to all commands at roll calls on Saturday, the day Officer Wenjian Liu will be remembered during a wake.

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  15. Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lionRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    With former Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league baseball player from Queens championed the working class, reproached Ronald Reagan and flirted - repeatedly - with a run for the White House.

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  16. Mourners to pay respects to 2nd slain NYPD officerRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Mourners of a New York Police Department officer killed with his partner in an ambush shooting plan to gather at a funeral home on Saturday for his wake. Officer Wenjian Liu will be remembered at the Aievoli Funeral Home in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn.

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  17. Cuomo begins 2nd term on day his father diesRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo did not attend the inauguration because his ill health forced him to stay home. Cuomo said in his inaugural address that he had gone through his speech with his father, who quipped that it was "good, especially for a second-termer."

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  18. Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for someRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A plan to convert Broadway lyricist Oscar Hammerstein's former home into a tourist attraction appears to be falling on deaf ears, but his grandson hopes public officials will soon start singing a different tune. Hammerstein spent 20 years at Highland Farm in suburban Philadelphia, where he co-wrote musical blockbusters such as "The King and I," "Oklahoma!" "Carousel" and "South Pacific."

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  19. Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeralRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week ago. The sea of blue uniforms stretched for blocks outside the Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens on Saturday, as police helicopters flew above in a missing-man formation and Officer Rafael Ramos' body was carried by pallbearers in a casket draped in the New York Police Department flag. 8 comments

  20. Fellow officers salute NY cop's flag-draped casketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The wife and two sons of a policeman gunned down along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush were joined at his wake Friday by hundreds of uniformed officers, including dozens who saluted as his flag-draped casket was carried into the church. The daylong tribute to Officer Rafael Ramos occurred at a Queens church where friends and colleagues spoke of him as an embodiment of the selfless, compassionate and heroic nature the New York Police Department wants its finest officers to project.

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