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  1. Police: Man robs New York City bank in ball gown, heelsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | My Mother Lode

    Investigators are searching for a man who they say robbed a New York City bank while wearing a ball gown. WCBS-TV reports the man robbed a Santander Bank on Staten Island on Tuesday while wearing a silver and black dress with heels, a hat and sunglasses.


  2. Parts of Coney Island beach closed after shark sightingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | My Mother Lode

    Parts of New York City's Coney Island beach have been closed for several hours because of reports of sharks in the area. The city parks department says stretches of the beach were closed Tuesday "because sharks have been sighted in certain areas of Coney Island."


  3. New, man made hills on NYC island offer spectacular viewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | My Mother Lode

    Four new hills built on New York City's Governors Island offer sweeping views of the Statute of Liberty and lower Manhattan, unique places to hike and climb, and massive slides that dwarf those found on any playground. Set to open Tuesday, the 10-acre park called The Hills at Governors Island is the newest piece of the redevelopment of the once off-limits former Army and Coasts Guard base in the heart of New York Harbor.


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

    Sunday Jul 17 | My Mother Lode

    Dozens of people have gathered in New Jersey to mark the second anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, whose chokehold death became a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men. Garner's mother joined the Rev.


  5. Divided America: Bridging the gap between police, policedRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | My Mother Lode

    On an unusually cool night for summer, Mike Perry and his crew thread the sidewalks running through Staten Island's Stapleton Houses, tracked by police cameras bolted to the apartment blocks and positioned atop poles. Perry's group, five black men and one Latino, all acknowledge past crimes or prison time.


  6. Trump's 'Make America Great Again' target of minority satireRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | My Mother Lode

    Some minority artists and activists are satirizing the "Make America Great Again" slogan of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and using their parodies to make statements. A Navajo artist Vanessa Bowen of New Mexico has created a hat that touts "Make America Native Again."


  7. Joey Chestnut downs record 70 hot dogs in eating contestRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | My Mother Lode

    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut beat his own record in regaining the Mustard Yellow International Belt on Monday, downing a stomach-churning 70 hot dogs and buns to top Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie at the annual July Fourth eating contest. Chestnut, 32, easily secured victory by polishing off 17 more hot dogs than Stonie, who last year ended Chestnut's streak of eight straight wins in a major upset to take the championship title at Nathan's Famous on Coney Island.


  8. Defending champion wins women's hot dog eating competitionRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | My Mother Lode

    Defending champion Miki Sudo will hold onto her coveted pink championship belt after winning the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Monday. The Las Vegas woman scarfed down 38 1/2 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to claim the championship title -- and the $10,000 that comes with it -- for the third straight year.


  9. The Latest: Defending champ wins women's hot dog contestRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | My Mother Lode

    The Latest on the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island : Defending champion Miki Sudo has won the women's division of the annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island. The Las Vegas woman ate 38 1/2 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to hold onto the coveted title Monday.


  10. Cowboy who rode horse over bridge denies cruelty chargesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    An 80-year-old man who gained fame riding horses around the country saying he's a cowboy helping hungry children has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges in New York City. Police say his two horses suffered from dehydration and bleeding saddle sores.


  11. Police: Cowboy who rode across NYC bridge abused his horsesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | My Mother Lode

    New York police have charged an 80-year-old man with animal cruelty after he gained fame riding horses around the country, saying he was a cowboy helping hungry children. Tod "Doc" Mishler was arrested Thursday, three days after riding over the Outerbridge Crossing linking New Jersey with the city's Staten Island borough.


  12. The drama of NBA draft looks to begin with No. 3 pickRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    While the first two picks in Thursday's NBA draft are essentially locked in, where the drama should start to unfold is pick No. 3. With Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram looking to go No.


  13. ARRAY(0x11146cf0)Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 300 people including doctors, nurses, physical therapists and home health care providers accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Wednesday. The sweep spread from southern California to southern Florida and Houston to Brooklyn, New York, with arrests being made over three days.


  14. 2 jailed over Confederate flag fight in South CarolinaRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Local media outlets report the South Carolina Secessionist Party was putting on its weekly display Saturday of Southern flags when a woman broke two small Confederate flags off a parked truck and ran away with them. James Bessenger, founder of the party, ran after her.


  15. Victim vignettes: A look at those killed in Orlando shootingRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, leaving at least 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Here are stories of some of the victims.


  16. Thousands expected at vigils around US for Orlando victimsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Vigils and marches are being held around the country Monday and later this week for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Police in many areas have promised heightened security for the events, which come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. 4 comments

  17. Cops probe 2 NYC church firebombings in a week as hate crimeRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Police say a man tossed a Molotov cocktail on Thursday morning at the First Central Baptist Church on Staten Island, setting the exterior wall of the church and its awning on fire. On Sunday, a Molotov cocktail was thrown through a front window of St. Paul's Memorial Episcopal Church on Staten Island, causing a small blaze.


  18. Judges say NYPD justified in Muslim spying records requestRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    An appellate court ruled Thursday that the New York Police Department was justified in using a Cold War-era federal legal doctrine to neither confirm nor deny the existence of records related to investigators' surveillance of two Muslim men that were requested under state open records law. An attorney for the men, a Rutgers University student and a well-known Harlem imam, had argued that when the police department invoked the Glomar doctrine in responding to Freedom of Information Law, it had extensively claimed an expansive privilege under a blanket exemption that should not apply to the state open records law.


  19. Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 millionRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million seems almost a bargain compared to what will appear next year in a high-rise being built on Central Park South: a 23,000-square-foot, four-story apartment offered at a $250 million.


  20. 'Little Syria' exhibit heading 'home' to New YorkRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    An exhibition about one of the earliest Arab American settlements heads to places near the old New York neighborhood where it first laid roots, as well as the spot where many immigrants first set foot in the U.S. "Little Syria, N.Y.: An Immigrant Community's Life and Legacy," created by the Arab American National Museum, opens Wednesday at the New York City Department of Records. It documents the once-thriving Lower Manhattan neighborhood that was home to many Arabs, including author and poet Khalil Gibran, and some of America's first Arabic language newspapers during the immigration wave of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


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