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

    Friday | NBC29

    Authorities say Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who vowed online to shoot two "pigs"... NEW YORK - 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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  2. NYC rapper pleads not guilty to gun, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NBC29

    Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New Yo... NEW YORK - An up-and-coming rapper pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf wars over drug trafficking. Ackquille Pollard, who performs under the name Bobby Shmurda, was ordered held on $2 million bail at a hearing in state Supreme Court in Manhattan.

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  3. NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NBC29

    Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New Yo... NEW YORK - An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court. Ackquille Pollard was taken into custody shortly after he left a recording studio near Radio City Music Hall in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday.

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  4. McAuliffe to Propose Gun Control MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NBC29

    The governor introduced a package of gun control measures in Arlington Monday that he said were necessary to keep Virginians safe. Among the legislation he will pursue during the 2015 legislation session is a bill that would limit handgun purchases to one a month.

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  5. SantaCon kicks off with hopes of less naughtinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | NBC29

    The annual event has faced mounting pressure... Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Thousands of protesters marched down iconic Pennsylvania Avenue on Saturday, arriving at the Capitol to call attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.

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  6. Police demonstrations inspire new protest songsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | NBC29

    Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. There's something happening here.

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  7. Prince William hits DC; Kate joins NYC first ladyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NBC29

    Kate and Prince William arrive... . Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, right, is greeted by New York City first lady Chirlane McCray at the Northside Center for Child Development, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 in New York.

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  8. Tenement Museum uses novel way to teach EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | NBC29

    Held i... . Educator Pedro Garcia, center, talks with immigrants during Shared Journeys, a workshop in English for Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, run by the Tenement Museum, on New York's Lower East Side, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

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  9. Mexican man sentenced in Va. sex trafficking caseRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | NBC29

    A federal judge in Virginia has sentenced a Mexican man to 17A1 2 years in prison for bringing a teenager to the United States for prostitution. Javier Flores Mendez pleaded guilty in August to transportation of a minor for illegal sexual activity and sex trafficking of children.

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  10. Waynesboro Police Charge NY Man with Credit Card Fraud, BriberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | NBC29

    The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a New York City with several felonies after a month long investigation of credit card fraud that was sparked by an incident last month in which he tried to flee a police officer and then bribe him after he was caught. James Joseph, 24 years old, of Brooklyn, NY, face eight felonies associated with a September 21st incident in which officers attempted to question him about fictitious credit cards he was attempted to use.

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  11. As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NBC29

    Members of the Brooklyn Borough President's office hand out fliers detailing the risks of Ebola outside The Gutter bowling alley, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. NEW YORK - Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S. Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a rare and deadly disease caused by a virus that is believed to have originated in African bats.

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  12. Groundhog dies after escaping NYC mayor's gripRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | NBC29

    The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this year's Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony died a week after the fall. But the rodent, which had just predicted six more weeks of winter before tumbling several feet from the mayor's hands, was not the zoo's famed Staten Island Chuck, but rather a stand-in named Charlotte.

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  13. Tapes in missing NY boy case expected in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | NBC29

    A Manhattan judge must decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with murder in the death of a 1979 missing boy. A Manhattan judge must decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with murder in the death of a 1979 missing boy.

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  14. Arlington burial for soldier lost in WWIIRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | NBC29

    An Army private who went missing in World War II is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery after his remains were recovered seven decades later. Bernard Gavrin of Brooklyn, New York, was 29 when he fought in the Battle of Saipan in the Pacific theater in 1944.

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  15. US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect woundedRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | NBC29

    An armed fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges in the South was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday.

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  16. US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect woundedRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | NBC29

    Federal authorities say a fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges was wounded during a shootout with U.S. marshals who tracked him down in Queens, New York.

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  17. His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | NBC29

    A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his mentally ill daughter is scheduled to walk out of a maximum-security prison in Pennsylvania a free man, following a judge's ruling that the case against him was based on now-debunked arson science.

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  18. Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneousRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | NBC29

    New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.

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  19. Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovateRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | NBC29

    American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.

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  20. Genesis Prize launches global innovation challengeRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | NBC29

    A global competition looking for innovative projects to take on the world's problems is getting underway.

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