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EXCLUSIVE: Workers cheated at Harle...

EXCLUSIVE: Workers cheated at Harlem housing development

On Friday city officials confirmed that the contractor overseeing the job, Mountco Construction, had underpaid workers at Sugar Hill by nearly $300,000. The city is now moving to recover the lost wages.






U.S. starts bombing ISIS forces aft...

U.S. starts bombing ISIS forces after women's capture

U.S. planes from the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush began dropping 500-pound bombs Friday on the Islamic fanatics who have been marching and murdering their way through Iraq.






Israeli military strikes targets ?a...

Israeli military strikes targets ?across Gaza? after three-day truce expires

It was not clear if the renewed fighting would derail the Cairo negotiations, which are aimed at reaching a sustainable truce, or whether the Egyptian mediators can find a way to prevent a further escalation and a return to full-out war.






De Blasio asks Timothy Cardinal Dol...

De Blasio asks Timothy Cardinal Dolan to host gathering in chokehold case

A crisis involving New York City?s finest sent Mayor de Blasio seeking help from New York?s most devout.






Cuomo to sign legislation lowering ...

Cuomo to sign legislation lowering city speed limit to 25 mph

Gov. Cuomo on Saturday is set to sign legislation pushed by Mayor de Blasio to lower the city?s speed limit to 25 mph.
Giuliani says de Blasio made 'big m...

Giuliani says de Blasio made 'big mistake' letting Sharpton rip NYPD

Mayor de Blasio made a ?big mistake? when he let the Rev. Al Sharpton rip into the NYPD at a City Hall roundtable, Rudy Giuliani said Friday.






WCBSTV

Police: Man Exposed Himself To Woma...

Police: Man Exposed Himself To Woman In Pratt Institute Classroom Building

Police believe this man exposed himself to a woman in the hallway of the chemistry building at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: NYPD)Police late Friday were searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the hallway of a classroom building at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
Seen At 11: Identity Thieves May Be...

Seen At 11: Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance

Your insurance card is the latest target for identity thieves looking for free health care. (Credit: CBS 2)In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It's actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.
Beltran Hits Grand Slam, Yankees Cr...

Beltran Hits Grand Slam, Yankees Cream Indians 10-6

Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)Carlos Beltran hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees broke out to support improbable fill-in starter Esmil Rogers and beat the sloppy Cleveland Indians 10-6 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Artists Satirize Ubiquitous Lawn Si...

Artists Satirize Ubiquitous Lawn Signs In Maplewood, New Jersey

One of two lawn signs put up by the the Studio B artists' group in Maplewood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)Lawn signs have pitted neighbor against neighbor in Maplewood, New Jersey ? and some studio owners have decided to lampoon them with an art project.
Derek Jeter Makes Tie For No. 6 On ...

Derek Jeter Makes Tie For No. 6 On All Time Hit List

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees rounds third base and scores on a single by Carlos Beltran #36 in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner Friday night for sixth place on the all-time hit list, with an infield single in the first inning as the Yankees took on the Cleveland Indians Friday night.
Mayor De Blasio Downplays Sharpton?...

Mayor De Blasio Downplays Sharpton?s Impact On City, Police Policy

Mayor Bill de Blasio in Brooklyn on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton?s point of view on city and police policy.

NY Times

Clintons Support de Blasio?s Push t...

Clintons Support de Blasio?s Push to Bring Democratic Convention to Brooklyn

Before Mayor Bill de Blasio began his bid to win the 2016 convention he made sure he had the Clintons? blessing, three people familiar with the discussions said.






A Front Line Against Ebola Runs Thr...

A Front Line Against Ebola Runs Through Newark?s Terminal B

Erica J. Sison, the head quarantine officer at Newark Airport, has been on an increased lookout for symptoms of Ebola since a outbreak in West Africa that has killed nearly 1,000 people.






Winning Lottery Numbers for Aug. 8,...

Winning Lottery Numbers for Aug. 8, 2014

Lottery numbers for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.






To Curb Drug Use, an Electronic Mus...

To Curb Drug Use, an Electronic Music Concert in Brooklyn Restricts What Guests Can Bring

In the wake of several deaths related to Ecstasy, the Mad Decent Block Party this weekend will prohibit masks, pacifiers, dolls, eyedroppers, spray paint, unsealed tampons and other items.
Timothy Wiltsey Case, Cold for Year...

Timothy Wiltsey Case, Cold for Years, Resurfaces With Charges Against Mother

Among the questions left unanswered when Michelle Lodzinski was charged this week with killing her 5-year-old son, Timothy Wiltsey, 23 years ago: What led the authorities to charge her with the boy?s murder after all this time?






New York Settles Lawsuit Over Man K...

New York Settles Lawsuit Over Man Killed by Police Car

The family of Tamon Robinson, who was killed in 2012 by a patrol car at a housing project in Brooklyn, is still calling for charges against the officers who were driving the car.






ABC Local

Blake Bortles throws for 117 yards ...

Blake Bortles throws for 117 yards in preseason debut for Jaguars

Blake Bortles was solid in his preseason debut, throwing for 117 yards and leading a second-half drive for a field goal to help the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16-10 on Friday night.
Michael Sam has tackle, QB hit in d...

Michael Sam has tackle, QB hit in debut as Rams fall to Saints

Mark Ingram had eight carries for 83 yards and a 22-yard touchdown in the first half, and the New Orleans Saints won their preseason opener without Drew Brees, beating the St. Louis Rams 26-24 on Friday night.
Team USA adds Rudy Gay to roster

Team USA adds Rudy Gay to roster

The U.S. national basketball team has added Rudy Gay, who helped them win a gold medal four years ago and asked to rejoin the team following a series of player withdrawals.
LeBron: Cavs title 'my No. 1 goal'

LeBron: Cavs title 'my No. 1 goal'

LeBron James signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers that is for just two years and includes a clause that could allow him to be a free agent next summer, but he said Friday he's not planning to enter free agency again next year.
Donald Sterling appeal denied

Donald Sterling appeal denied

An appellate court caught in an extraordinary legal snafu refused Friday to consider Donald Sterling's request to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer but said he could file it again.
Braves hit 4 homers off Stephen Str...

Braves hit 4 homers off Stephen Strasburg to edge Nationals

Braves hit 4 homers off Strasburg in 7-6 win

Queens Courier

Fresh Meadows two-story mall to ope...

Fresh Meadows two-story mall to open soon

Work on a two-story mall in Fresh Meadows on 164th Street is weeks away from completion, according to the owner J&H Management Corp.
Anthony Weiner opening up restauran...

Anthony Weiner opening up restaurant in Rockaways

Anthony Weiner is helping to restore the Rockaways, but not as a politician.
Jamaica women?s clinic attracts ant...

Jamaica women?s clinic attracts anti-abortion demonstrations

Seven patient escorts in white lab coats and 13 anti-abortion demonstrators holding pamphlets and large, graphic posters depicting bloody fetuses stood poised in the rain at the corner of Jamaica Avenue and 147th Place on Saturday, waiting for patients to approach Choices Women?s Medical Clinic.
Elmhurst Hospital pediatric patient...

Elmhurst Hospital pediatric patients to get Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program

Children who are currently patients in the pediatric center at the hospital located at 79-01 Broadway, as well as the patients? families, will soon be given the option to enroll in the organization Wholesome Wave?s Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program.
College Point tattoo shop hopes to ...

College Point tattoo shop hopes to make an indelible mark in Bayside

A College Point tattoo shop is packing up, needles and ink in tow, and moving to Bayside to add a little color to Bell Boulevard.
Residents nervous about Glendale ho...

Residents nervous about Glendale homeless shelter impact on schools

Hundreds of residents voiced concerns of potentially overcrowded schools at a forum on the impact of a proposed homeless shelter in Glendale.

NY Village Voice

Leos Carax's 1984 Debut Boy Meets G...

Leos Carax's 1984 Debut Boy Meets Girl Returns to the the Big Screen at Film Forum

In 1984, at the age of twenty-three, an enterprising film critic named Leos Carax made Boy Meets Girl, a debut feature of extraordinary passion and vigor.

It premiered at the International Critics' Week at the Cannes film festival, and it hit the French cinema like a lightn...

Fifi Howls From Happiness Finds a L...

Fifi Howls From Happiness Finds a Long-Lost Artist

You don't know his name, but Bahman Mohassess was a titan — a publicly gay, happily misanthropic midcentury Persian art-world powerhouse whose brutally Expressionist paintings ring up six figures at auctions today, and who galvanized his reputation by mysteriously vanishing from Iran...

Immigration and Domestic Servitude ...

Immigration and Domestic Servitude Deserve a Better Story Than The Maid's Room

There must be a compelling thriller to be made about immigration and domestic servitude, but The Maid's Room isn't it.

Writer-director Michael Walker's dreary film begins with the doe-eyed Drina (Paula Garcés), a recent Colombian immigrant, being driven by her boyfriend to ...

James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3...

James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D Is a Feature-Length Humble-Brag

Ostensibly a testament to terrestrial beauty and human ingenuity, James Cameron's nature doc Deepsea Challenge 3D feels like a feature-length humble-brag.

The film's main subject isn't supposed to be Cameron himself but rather his record-breaking submarine voyage to the bottom of ...

First-Person Doc No Cameras Allowed...

First-Person Doc No Cameras Allowed Rewards With Its Unintentional Revelations

As with many first-person documentaries (those in which the filmmaker is the subject,) the most telling aspects of James Marcus Haney's No Cameras Allowed are its unintentional revelations.

In 2010, Haney was a USC film student in the final stretch before graduation, when hi...

The Teens are Addicted in Web Junki...

The Teens are Addicted in Web Junkie

When the sullen, confused teenage boys of Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia's doc Web Junkie speak of being drugged and tricked into a three-month stay at a militaristic rehabilitation facility to cure their addictions to online gaming, you will probably wonder at the extremeness.

The...

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