Staten Island

A police officer gently eases her patrol car through an intersection in Staten Island, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in New York in a neighborhood where a large population of feral turkeys have established residence. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Is NYC for the birds? Wild turkeys spur tension (Photo Gallery)

NEW YORK (AP) — Say “wild” and “New York City,” and few might fill in these blanks: a flock of feral turkeys causing a flap in a city that defines urbanity. Yet a population of […]


In this Nov. 3, 2012 file photo, a crowd of runners stands near the barricaded Central Park finish line for the canceled New York Marathon. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)

1 year after Sandy, NYC marathoners ready to run

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon is hoping to make a triumphant comeback this weekend after Superstorm Sandy’s devastation forced its cancellation last year. And despite heightened security following the terror attack […]


Residents attend a candlelight vigil at the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

East Coast marks anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) — Residents of coastal neighborhoods battered by Superstorm Sandy one year ago Tuesday are marking the day in ways both public and private, remembering the fierce floodwaters that destroyed their livelihoods but […]


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Fire truck used on 9/11 to visit NYC

NEW YORK (AP) – A fire truck that carried a crew of firefighters to the World Trade Center for what would prove to be their last assignment is returning to Staten Island for the first […]


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Officials: NY man tried to sell baby on Craigslist

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man has been arrested on charges he offered to sell a woman’s 2-month-old baby online for $100. Staten Island prosecutors said Monday that Paul Marquez is charged with […]


New York City Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Amid scandal, Weiner tours storm-damaged NYC home

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner met Superstorm Sandy victims on Staten Island as he tried to move past the sexting scandal threatening to derail his attempted political comeback. The […]


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Racially insensitive remarks heat up ‘Big Brother’

NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings. Contestants on this season’s “Big Brother” have […]


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Possible human remains found in new 9/11 debris

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Riches pulled his firefighter son’s mangled body out of the rubble at the World Trade Center, but the phone calls still filtered in years afterward. The city kept finding more pieces of his son.


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Sifting of WTC debris for Sept. 11 remains begins

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says it has started sifting construction debris from the World Trade Center site in an effort to find any human remains from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


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New Yorkers boldly flout law to keep pigs

NEW YORK (AP) — Pigs have long gotten a bad rap. The four-legged ungulates are considered so messy and stinky that they’re synonymous with slovenliness: Eat too much and you’re pigging out. Forget to clean up and your house is a pig pen.




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