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Airport contract workers getting $9...

Airport contract workers getting $9 an hour pay bump

Wages for the lowest-paid airport contract workers have finally taken off, Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday.






Lupica: De Blasio, Bratton deflect ...

Lupica: De Blasio, Bratton deflect blame after Sharpton rip

This wasn?t the politics of reform on Thursday at City Hall, because reform is just a word that politicians like Bill de Blasio and Bill Bratton use when they think they look bad. No, this was the politics of performance art, as de Blasio and Bratton showed up to get lectured by the de facto deputy mayor of the city, the Rev. Al Sharpton.






Bill Clinton: I could have killed O...

Bill Clinton: I could have killed Osama bin Laden but didn?t

Former President Bill Clinton reportedly told a group of Australian businessmen just hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks that he could have killed Osama bin Laden, according to a new bombshell revelation by an Australian media outlet.






Congress eyes recess as business re...

Congress eyes recess as business remains undone

House Republicans at the last minute canceled a vote on their bill to boost funding to address the stream of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border.
Congress eyes recess as business re...

Congress eyes recess as business remains undone

House Republicans at the last minute canceled a vote on their bill to boost funding to address the stream of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border.






Cuomo hires criminal lawyer over Mo...

Cuomo hires criminal lawyer over Moreland commission scandal: sources

Gov. Cuomo has lawyered up as the scandal over the handling of his anti-corruption commission has grown, the Daily News has learned.






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Police In Bergen County Warn Of Upt...

Police In Bergen County Warn Of Uptick In Car Thefts

Police in Bergen County, New Jersey are warning of an uptick in auto thefts. (Credit: CBS 2)Police say since January, 16 cars have been stolen -- nine of which have been high-end vehicles.
Second Suspect Charged In Brutal At...

Second Suspect Charged In Brutal Attack On Woman In Midwood, Brooklyn

These two are sought for an attack on a Brooklyn woman on July 27. 2014. (credit: NYPD)A second suspect was arrested and charged Thursday night in a brutal attack on a woman in Midwood, Brooklyn.
Hoboken EMTs Smash Window Of Hot Ca...

Hoboken EMTs Smash Window Of Hot Car To Save ? A Doll?

Several people believed this doll was actually a baby trapped inside a hot car. (Credit: CBS 2)Medics smashed a car's window Thursday in an attempt to save a baby locked inside the hot vehicle in Hoboken. It turns out it was only a doll.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Armed Guard Caught...

CBS 2 Exclusive: Armed Guard Caught Sleeping At Lower Manhattan Federal Building

A CBS 2 viewer caught this armed guard asleep on the job outside the Jacob K. Javits Federal Office Building in Lower ManhattanA security guard was supposed to be protecting a high-profile spot in Lower Manhattan, but a CBS 2 viewer caught him asleep on the job.
Metropolitan Opera Agrees To Postpo...

Metropolitan Opera Agrees To Postpone Potential Lockout

FILE -- The Metropolitan Opera House. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)The Metropolitan Opera and unionized employees have agreed to postpone a lockout for 72 hours, as a federal mediator headed to the city to resolve a labor faceoff.
Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Give Pep...

Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Give Pep Talk At Rikers Island

Russell Simmons and LL Cool J. (Credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images)A group of young people at the Rikers Island jail complex received some words of encouragement Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J.

NY Times

Contractor for 1 World Trade Center...

Contractor for 1 World Trade Center Is Charged With Fraud

The owner of DCM Erectors was charged with fraudulently obtaining $76 million by falsely claiming he hired minority and female subcontractors.






For a Thrill Seeker at Ease in the ...

For a Thrill Seeker at Ease in the Sky, a Birthday Jump Turned Fatal

Gary Messina, a correction officer for New York City, died after his parachute collapsed during a jump on Long Island; the accident is under investigation.






News Analysis: Once Leader of Outcr...

News Analysis: Once Leader of Outcry, Now Trying to Quell It

Bill de Blasio campaigned as a critic of New York Police Department policies. Now he is trying to strike a delicate balance between supporting the police and delivering on promised reform.






Rebuilding Recreates Intersection o...

Rebuilding Recreates Intersection of Long Ago

An intersection that was designed out of existence for the construction of the trade center is to open on Friday.






A Fight to Shackle the Chain Stores

A Fight to Shackle the Chain Stores

Reactions are mixed to a resolution to ban chain stores from opening and competing with mom-and-pop operations.






Metropolitan Opera Extends Its Cont...

Metropolitan Opera Extends Its Contract Deadline for 15 Unions

Hours after a mediator began work Thursday evening, the Metropolitan Opera granted a temporary deadline extension.






ABC Local

Tigers land David Price in 3-way de...

Tigers land David Price in 3-way deal

The Detroit Tigers have acquired All-Star left-hander David Price in a blockbuster trade with the Tampa Bay Rays, a source has confirmed to ESPN's Jayson Stark.
AccuWeather Forecast for the New Yo...

AccuWeather Forecast for the New York area

Some showers are expected in areas on Friday.
Metropolitan Opera opts to postpone...

Metropolitan Opera opts to postpone lockout in labor gridlock

Negotiations aimed at averting a lockout at the Metropolitan Opera are underway.
Ebola patient to be transferred to ...

Ebola patient to be transferred to Atlanta hospital

Emory University Hospital officials say there are plans for an American aid worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.
3 men wanted for stealing safe in B...

3 men wanted for stealing safe in Brooklyn store

Police are looking for three men who assaulted a store employee and stole a safe on Wednesday.
Neglected dog weighed down by 4 lbs...

Neglected dog weighed down by 4 lbs. of matted fur has found home

His rescuer found Ziggy in an abandoned house in Lindenhurst.

Queens Courier

Leaders pushing to save Flushing ro...

Leaders pushing to save Flushing row houses

Politicians and civic representatives are still pushing for a way to save row houses, after yet another residence on 56th Road was gobbled up by a developer, who has already begun to expand it from a single-family residence to a multi-family home.
Owner of Smitty?s Hot Dog truck cel...

Owner of Smitty?s Hot Dog truck celebrates 25 years with $1 wieners

During the dog days of summer, there?s one spot in Ozone Park where people can get relief?not from high temperatures but from high food prices.
New shopping center coming to Ozone...

New shopping center coming to Ozone Park

Platinum Realty plans to build a one-story center on the plot of land where Cross bay Boulevard and North Conduit Avenue intersect. The project is scheduled to be completed by Dec. 1 and could house as many as 10 tenants.
Second arrest made in fatal Queens ...

Second arrest made in fatal Queens bus shooting of teen

A Brooklyn teenager has been charged with the murder of a 14-year-old girl who was gunned down on a Queens bus last year, officials said.
No. 7 rated best subway line: repor...

No. 7 rated best subway line: report

For the seventh time in 16 years the No. 7 line has placed first in an annual review conducted by the transit advocacy group, Straphangers Campaign.
Ozone Park street plaza not living ...

Ozone Park street plaza not living up to expectations

It started out as a beautification and community development project, but a pedestrian plaza on the Brooklyn-Queens border is an eyesore that is detrimental to business, locals say.

NY Village Voice

Path of Lease Resistance

Path of Lease Resistance

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay closed his Fifth Avenue restaurant Mesa Grill last year, laying to rest a landmark that, when it fired up its burners in 1991, was the only destination restaurant in an area dominated by garment factories.

In Februrary, Keith McNally shuttered Pastis, a...

Why You Should Stick with The Lefto...

Why You Should Stick with The Leftovers

Spoilers to the most recent episode ahead.

Fifteen years after its last millennial craze, when the Y2K bug threatened to reboot the country back to its wood-and-whale-oil roots, America remains fascinated by visions of its impending collapse into ashes and dust. The most rec...

Dishonorable Recharge: Preston Stur...

Dishonorable Recharge: Preston Sturges Deserves Better

"I've always been sensible and good," cries Isabelle Parry (Keilly McQuail), a Southern belle getting her first taste of the wicked big city.

Now our ingenue just wants to drink old-fashioneds, free of her boorish but "honorable" fiancé (Thomas Christopher Matthews), who insists t...

Guardians of the Galaxy: Beware the...

Guardians of the Galaxy: Beware the Movie That's Too Much Fun

Beware the movie that's Fun! with a capital F, the one populated with seemingly unpretentious characters that say adorable, clever things, the one that presents each off-kilter joke as if it were a porcelain curio, the one that boasts a comfort-food soundtrack of songs you've always liked but per...

Brendan Gleeson Forces Us to Care A...

Brendan Gleeson Forces Us to Care About His Catholic Priest in Calvary

In Calvary, Brendan Gleeson plays a Catholic priest who plods through a rustic Irish village that's more brutal than beautiful. With his beard grown long and his hair draped over his ears, Gleeson, an imposing, barrel-chested actor, resembles an ancient mammoth, and it's quickly clear that...

Alex Gibney's Doc Finding Fela Cele...

Alex Gibney's Doc Finding Fela Celebrates the Musician

Perhaps fitting for a celebration of a musician whose polyrhythmic extravaganzas tended to run 20-plus minutes, Alex Gibney's doc Finding Fela takes a while to get started. The opening scenes focus on rehearsals for Broadway's Fela!, and in the early going, Gibney shows us more foot...

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