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Police investigate the scene where a 1-year-old was fatally shot in the Brownsville neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Robert Stolarik)

Cops: Dad of NY tot shot in stroller likely target

NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly […]

09/02/2013

In this Aug. 29, 2013 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, two kittens stand between the rails on subway tracks in the Brooklyn borough of New York.  (AP Photo/Metropolitan Transit Authority)

2 kittens that stopped NYC subway service found

NEW YORK (AP) — It only took two kittens to stop the city’s subway in its tracks. Power was cut to the B and Q lines in Brooklyn for more than an hour after a […]

08/29/2013

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Authorities report men smuggled guns to NYC on buses

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses offering cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said […]

08/19/2013

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Report: New Yorkers have longest commute in nation

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have the longest commute in the nation. That’s according to a report released Tuesday by the Partnership for New York City. It says New Yorkers on average spend 48 […]

08/14/2013

Dice printed from a 3D Printer are seen at the Shapeways factory in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Fledgling 3-D printing industry finds home in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — It looks like a bakery. A warm glow emanates from the windows of big, oven-like machines, and a dusting of white powder covers everything. This space in an anonymous building in […]

08/07/2013

Police probe epithets on NY Jackie Robinson statue

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating swastikas and hate speech scrawled on a statue of Jackie Robinson and a teammate outside Brooklyn’s minor league baseball stadium. A manager at MCU Park […]

08/07/2013

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‘Family Ties’ creator Gary David Goldberg dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary David Goldberg, who created the 1980s sitcom hit “Family Ties” and expanded into feature films, has died. Goldberg died of brain cancer in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday, days before his […]

06/24/2013

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Torre’s daughter catches baby falling from 2nd floor

NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre is getting props from her dad for catching a baby boy who had tumbled off a second-floor fire escape in Brooklyn. […]

06/20/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Could Paula Deen’s words bring down her empire?

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Georgia store on […]

06/20/2013

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New book explores the not-so-miserable only child

NEW YORK (AP) — No kids, one kid, four kids: There’s no end to the debate over why people decide on a certain number. But is one family configuration more scrutinized than another? Lauren Sandler […]

06/18/2013

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