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Stasi: Race for White House looking...

Stasi: Race for White House looking like Game of Thrones

The premature presidential polls have started rolling out and are consistent: The race for the White House is as much a fantasy as ?Game of Thrones? ? filled with as many off-the-mark, off-their-rocker relatives and pretender-contenders to the throne as any ?Song of Ice and Fire."
De Blasio family tours Columbia as ...

De Blasio family tours Columbia as son Dante visits colleges

The Dante de Blasio college tour stayed local Saturday, with the city?s first family checking out Columbia University.
Murphy, 10-year-old carriage horse,...

Murphy, 10-year-old carriage horse, just wants a carrot

Ten-year-old Murphy is the class clown of carriage horses ? and unwitting tourists are often the butt of his jokes.
Nassau County officials ask state t...

Nassau County officials ask state to install speed cameras in school zones

Nassau County officials formally asked for state permission to install up to 56 speed cameras in school zones. The county legislature unanimously supported the speed-camera resolution Thursday. State lawmakers have the final say on whether to allow the devices.
Senate Dems celebrate Bloomberg's $...

Senate Dems celebrate Bloomberg's $50 million gun control push

Anxious Senate Democrats quietly celebrated former Mayor Michael Bloomberg?s announcement this week that he plans to spend $50 million this year to build a grass-roots network pushing for new gun controls.
Senate Dems celebrate Bloomberg's $...

Senate Dems celebrate Bloomberg's $50 million gun control push

Anxious Senate Democrats quietly celebrated former Mayor Michael Bloomberg?s announcement this week that he plans to spend $50 million this year to build a grass-roots network pushing for new gun controls.

WCBSTV

Far Rockaway Fire Leaves Two 4-Year...

Far Rockaway Fire Leaves Two 4-Year-Olds Dead

A fire late Saturday night on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens, left two 4-year-old siblings dead. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)The blaze broke out just before midnight on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens.
Police Questioning Person Of Intere...

Police Questioning Person Of Interest After Body Found Stuffed In Storage Container

Police at a home in Brooklyn after a body was discovered in a storage container. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)Police said they made the discovery at a home in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police Officer In Critical Conditio...

Police Officer In Critical Condition After Multi-Car Wreck On Route 46 In Lodi

Police Officer Daniel Breslin, 39 (Credit: CBS 2)A police officer was in critical condition following a multi-vehicle crash in Lodi, on Saturday morning.
Christians Prepare To Celebrate Eas...

Christians Prepare To Celebrate Easter As Holy Week Observances Continue

New Yorkers observe Holy Week in St. Patrick's Cathedral. (Credit: CBS 2)Holy Week observances continued on Saturday, as Christians around the world prepared to celebrate Easter.
High School Senior Suspended After ...

High School Senior Suspended After Asking Miss America To Prom

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 15: Miss America 2014 contestant Miss New York Nina Davuluri wins the 2014 Miss America Competition at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 15, 2013 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)High school senior Patrick Farves sure has guts but received no glory after he was suspended for interrupting a school assembly and asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom.
Hanigan, Archer Key Rays 16-1 Win O...

Hanigan, Archer Key Rays 16-1 Win Over Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 19: Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees takes pitcher Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees off the mound during the fifth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)Ryan Hanigan homered twice and had six RBIs, and Chris Archer continued his dominance over the Yankees as the Tampa Bay Rays routed New York 16-1 on Saturday night.

NY Times

Living in: South Williamsburg: Catc...

Living in: South Williamsburg: Catching Up to the North Side

Homes trade at a 15 percent discount to the northern end, but brokers say parity is expected in a few years.
Ex-Officer Killed Wife, Police Say;...

Ex-Officer Killed Wife, Police Say; Children Ran for Help

A former New York City transit officer fatally shot his wife while their two young children were in the house, according to the police and neighbors.
City Room: Early Bloomer, Aptly Nam...

City Room: Early Bloomer, Aptly Named

Evolution has guided the skunk cabbage to a series of highly unusual adaptations through which the plant attracts spring?s earliest insect pollinators.
Jacob Birnbaum, Champion of Soviet ...

Jacob Birnbaum, Champion of Soviet Jews, Dies at 88

Inspired by the civil rights movement, Mr. Birnbaum aimed at improving the lives of Soviet Jews and he contributed to legislation that eventually helped liberalize Moscow?s emigration policies.
Theater Review | Connecticut: A Rev...

Theater Review | Connecticut: A Review of ?Somewhere? at Hartford Stage

?West Side Story? has great meaning for the writer, and the characters, of ?Somewhere,? now at Hartford Stage.
Gene Estess, Who Left Wall Street t...

Gene Estess, Who Left Wall Street to Aid the Poor, Dies as 78

Mr. Estess left the financial world to lead the Jericho Project, which serves homeless, mentally ill and addicted people in Harlem and the South Bronx.

ABC Local

Far Rockaway fire leaves 2 children...

Far Rockaway fire leaves 2 children dead

Two children, both age 4, were killed when a fire broke out late Saturday night in their Far Rockaway home.
AccuWeather Forecast for the New Yo...

AccuWeather Forecast for the New York area

An ocean breeze will keep it a bit cooler on Easter Sunday.
DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC...

DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC app

Watch your favorite ABC shows plus Eyewitness News and all the great shows on Channel 7 while on the go!
Flight from JFK makes emergency lan...

Flight from JFK makes emergency landing with cracked windshield

A cracked windshield is blamed for forcing a United Airlines flight from JFK to make an emergency landing Saturday.
Nanny identifies new hero after att...

Nanny identifies new hero after attempted abduction in Chelsea

The nanny victimized during an attempted abduction said Saturday that she wants to make sure one of the people that helped her protect the child in her charge knows how thankful she is.
Suspect questioned after body found...

Suspect questioned after body found in container in Brooklyn

Police are questioning a suspect after they found a man dead inside a plastic container in a building on the 1500 block of 54th Street.

Queens Courier

Found Footage Festival marks 10 yea...

Found Footage Festival marks 10 years of laughs and VHS finds

What began as a way to fight boredom in their small Wisconsin town more than two decades ago has turned into a full-time comedy career for Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett.
Queens Taste returns April 29

Queens Taste returns April 29

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) wants more people to ? literally ? have a little taste of Queens. The organization announced its Queens Taste 2014, the borough?s premier food and networking event, which will take place at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing on April 29.
110th Precinct shaves hair, raises ...

110th Precinct shaves hair, raises funds for fellow officer

Lieutenant Patrick Welsh did not have to think twice when deciding to shave his long curls for fellow officer and friend, Sergeant Paul Ferrara.
Queens cabbie charged for stealing ...

Queens cabbie charged for stealing more than $28K in tolls

A Long Island City taxi driver has been busted for evading more than $28,000 in tolls by ?piggybacking? on cars through Robert F. Kennedy Bridge E-Z Pass lanes.
Queens priest seeks to preserve anc...

Queens priest seeks to preserve ancient language

The Rev. Joseph Palackal saves more than souls. The parochial vicar at St. Stanislaus Kotska Church in Maspeth is trying to save the ancient language of Aramaic, said to be spoken by Jesus and early Christians.
Police arrest man accused of making...

Police arrest man accused of making anti-Muslim statements toward teen on Queens bus

A man wanted for making anti-Muslim statements toward a 15-year-old girl aboard a Queens bus while spiting at the teen and threatening to punch her has been arrested, cops said.

NY Village Voice

The Final Member Exposes Life at Ic...

The Final Member Exposes Life at Iceland's Penis Museum

"There is more space in the house now," says the wife of Sigurdur "Siggi" Hjartarson. It's her only comment regarding her husband's decision to display his collection of hundreds of carefully preserved mammalian penises — we're talking the whole spectrum, from a mouse to a mammoth sperm wh...

Transcendence Gives Up the Ghost in...

Transcendence Gives Up the Ghost in the Machine

Sometimes it's helpful to know certain details about how a film has come together. And sometimes it's just so much information. Transcendence, the directorial debut of Christopher Nolan's go-to cinematographer, Wally Pfister, was shot on film rather than digitally, as most big Hollywood m...

Transcendence Director Wally Pfiste...

Transcendence Director Wally Pfister Doesn't Want Immortality (Neither Does Johnny Depp)

When Wally Pfister won an Oscar for Inception, his sixth film with Christopher Nolan, he went home and put the statuette on his mantel. "And then it moved to the corner, and then my office, and then the closet because you go away for a few months, and then it never comes out of the closet...

Visions of Mary Frank, Screening fr...

Visions of Mary Frank, Screening free at Film Forum, Is a Welcome Introduction to an Unknown, Kick-Ass Artist

It's never not apparent that this bio-doc from John Cohen is a labor of love — you can tell by the lack of objectivity and production values. But that's not to say it's necessarily a mistake to make a movie about a close friend, especially when your friend is an accomplished, emotionally l...

Fading Gigolo: John Turturro and Wo...

Fading Gigolo: John Turturro and Woody Allen Charm in a Brooklyn Sex Comedy

One of the great pleasures of regular moviegoing isn't seeing great films. It's finding the little oddballs, the modest entertainments that miss just as often as they hit, but leave you with the feeling that someone poured heart, soul, and a sense of humor into the work at hand. Fading Gigolo...

Tribeca Film Festival Offers Almost...

Tribeca Film Festival Offers Almost 100 Tough-Minded Flicks

The 13th Tribeca Film Festival opens with Time Is Illmatic, celebrating the 20th anniversary of rapper Nas's groundbreaking 1994 record (with a Nas performance to follow), and closes with Begin Again, a narrative feature starring Keira Knightley as a budding songwrite...

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