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Dressed as a horse, Lisa Jablow, center, a member of NYCLASS which opposes use of carriage horses in New York City, joins other animal rights activists outside actor Liam Neeson's home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 to protest his stance on the continued use of carriage horses in Central Park and certain roads around the city.  (AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson’s NYC home

NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson’s home on Saturday said they don’t agree with him that the city’s carriage horses should keep working. Neeson didn’t appear as about 50 demonstrators filled the […]

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A sanitation worker sweeps up debris in New York's Times Square early New Year's Day Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

After the Times Square party comes the cleanup

NEW YORK (AP) — Party’s over. Time to clean up. Shortly after the ball dropped in Times Square, cleanup crews got to work with brooms and blowers to clear the confetti paper, pizza boxes, streamers, […]

01/01/2014

Bernie Goetz walks out after appearing in Manhattan criminal court, Dec. 18, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Bernie Goetz fights pot charge at bizarre hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Goetz said he thought he was going to be mugged by a man who turned out to be a plainclothes cop arresting him in a low-level drug sting — the […]

12/18/2013

Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Blind man, guide dog struck by NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) — A blind man and his guide dog were struck by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday after the man lost consciousness and they tumbled on to the tracks, but both […]

12/17/2013

(New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer, AP Graphic)

Senators: Put cameras on train tracks, engineers

NEW YORK (AP) — A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the […]

12/08/2013

Genevieve Sabourin, who is charged with stalking actor Alec Baldwin, speaks with reporters as she arrives for her trial at criminal court Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Actress convicted of stalking Alec Baldwin

NEW YORK (AP) — A Canadian actress who pined for Alec Baldwin was convicted Thursday of stalking him with yearning emails and phone calls that spiraled into showing up at his homes. So voluble during […]

11/14/2013

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Malcolm X heirs seek to block diary publication

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm X’s heirs have gone to court to stop a Chicago company from publishing his diaries. X Legacy says in papers filed in Manhattan federal court that Third World Press is […]

11/09/2013

The new Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is loaded on to a trailer from the property of the Vargoshe family in Shelton, Conn., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Brian A. Pounds)

Conn. sending Christmas tree to Rockefeller Center

  SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A 76-foot Norway spruce is joining thousands of other Connecticut commuters as it heads to work in midtown Manhattan. For the second time in six years, the city of Shelton […]

11/07/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Lawyer: MLB pursued Alex Rodriguez ‘at all costs’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s legal team has gathered extensive additional evidence since he filed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to polish their images and destroy the […]

11/07/2013

Man found in ravine penned letters to family

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A missing Kansas man spent his final days trapped in the wreckage of his van in a rural Utah ravine — writing goodbye letters to the family he unexpectedly left […]

10/29/2013

An invitation to a Death Cafe discussion in New York City. Death Cafes, where people talk freely about death-related issues, are rapidly spreading through the U.S. and the world. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

At these coffee klatches, death is on the agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — It can be tough to get a conversation going if you want to talk about the late stages of dementia, your last will and testament or the recent passing of your […]

10/21/2013

A New York City police officer stands in front of the Victoria's Secret Herald Square store in midtown Manhattan, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in New York.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Teen found with fetus in bag at store, NYPD says

NEW YORK (AP) — The results of an autopsy could determine whether two teenage girls are hit with serious charges after one of them was found carrying a dead fetus in a bag while shopping […]

10/18/2013

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