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Car Drives Onto LIRR Platform, Dang...

Car Drives Onto LIRR Platform, Dangles Over Tracks

Police said the driver was confused and drove up onto the edge of the platform in Mineola.
Driver Killed When Freight Train Cr...

Driver Killed When Freight Train Crashes Into Car In N.J.

Police said the 54-year-old victim ignored the warning gates before driving onto the tracks at the Columbia Avenue railroad crossing on the Dumont-Bergenfield border.
1 In Custody, 1 Sought After Police...

1 In Custody, 1 Sought After Police Chase Ends With Crash In Brooklyn

Police say a vehicle ran a red light before hitting an MTA bus and two occupied vehicles.
NYPD Sergeant Hurt In Crash While R...

NYPD Sergeant Hurt In Crash While Responding To Shooting In The Bronx

Police said the female sergeant was responding to reports of a person being shot in the foot when she got into a collision with another vehicle in Belmont.
Speed Skater Bridie Farrell Pushes ...

Speed Skater Bridie Farrell Pushes Lawmakers To Pass Child Victims Act

The measure would allow child sexual abuse victims to sue those responsible, even after the statute of limitations has expired.
?Partridge Family? Star David Cassi...

?Partridge Family? Star David Cassidy Hospitalized

Cassidy's publicists says he is in a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital with liver and kidney failure.

NY Times

System Failure: How Politics and Ba...

System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York?s Subways

Disruptions and delays have roiled the system this year. But the crisis was long in the making, fueled by a litany of errors, a Times investigation shows.
Judge Ruchie, the Hasidic Superwoma...

Judge Ruchie, the Hasidic Superwoman of Night Court

The first ultra-Orthodox woman elected judge in the country got there not by breaking the rules of her community, but by observing them religiously.
The Double-Stuffed Boat to Haiti

The Double-Stuffed Boat to Haiti

Through a quirk of customs law, Haitian New Yorkers can ship home almost anything, as long as it?s crammed into a vehicle that can be loaded onto a boat.
Big City: At $3,700 a Month, ?Affor...

Big City: At $3,700 a Month, ?Affordable? Apartments Go Begging

Qualified renters at the upper range of the subsidized housing market have been hard to find, leaving units in some buildings empty as shelters are full.
Sunday Routine: How Kathy James, Ci...

Sunday Routine: How Kathy James, Citymeals on Wheels Volunteer, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. James, a born-again Christian and Harlem resident, has been delivering meals to the homebound elderly every other Sunday for 13 years.
Works in Progress: Honoring a Hidde...

Works in Progress: Honoring a Hidden Slave Burial Ground

A retired Department of Education official and some schoolchildren found a slave cemetery in the Bronx. Now they are working to build a memorial.

ABC Local

Push to raise awareness for those w...

Push to raise awareness for those who may have been sickened by toxins released in 9/11 attacks

The goal is to register everyone who might be eligible for medical treatment and compensation - those who went to school, lived worked or volunteered in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights in the months that followed the attack.
8 injured in wild multi-car crash i...

8 injured in wild multi-car crash involving MTA bus in Brooklyn

The scene unfolded just before 4 p.m. Saturday with a multi-car collision on Fulton Street and Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill. Police say it all started two blocks away at Gates and Washington Avenues. They pulled over a silver Honda for a traffic infraction, and when officers approached on foot, it took off.
NYPD sergeant pinned by car while r...

NYPD sergeant pinned by car while responding to 911 call in the Bronx

The accident happened on 2271 Washington Avenue on Saturday evening. The sergeant suffered injuries and was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital.
Rep: 'Partridge Family' star David ...

Rep: 'Partridge Family' star David Cassidy hospitalized with organ failure

Publicist JoAnn Geffen tells The Associated Press that Cassidy is in a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital with liver and kidney failure. She says he's in a private room, conscious and surrounded by family. Geffen says there is nothing "imminent" about his condition, and doctors are hoping to "keep him as well as they can until they can find another liver."
Man arrested after punching woman o...

Man arrested after punching woman over apparent 'manspreading' comment on subway

Samantha Saia said the ordeal started as soon as she took a seat next to a man on an N train in Bensonhurst during the morning commute.
Police: Long Island man stabbed mot...

Police: Long Island man stabbed mother to death

26-year-old Christopher Harrison is now behind bars and is set to be arraigned on Sunday. Suffolk County Police say he stabbed his mother, Joyce Skarka during a dispute at their home in Center Moriches.

NY Village Voice

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to D...

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions

Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem to be supported by everybody in the world o...
The Entourage Movie May Be a Brande...

The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun

The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother of megastar Vincent Chase (Adrian...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Lo...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack

When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “In L.A., people w...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs f...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere

The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the years since, Hollywood continu...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveal...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveals the Horror in Your Mind

Twenty years back, at the height of the UFO boom, the truest believers in alien abduction scenarios would argue that their most compelling evidence was the commonalities between regular people's stories of nighttime visitations. Even under hypnosis, “abductees” testified to rem...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of ...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of God Isn't All That Funny

If movies can be inspired by theme park rides, why not a Broadway play based on a Twitter feed? An Act of God, David Javerbaum's new comedy, emerged from a Twitter persona he created — @TheTweetOfGod, also available in book form ...

NY Daily News

Sanders preaches economic equality ...

Sanders preaches economic equality at the Vatican

The Democratic presidential hopeful spoke to an audience of clergy, academics and two South American presidents at a Vatican conference.
Obama wants more choices for consum...

Obama wants more choices for consumers using cable boxes

President Obama threw his weight Friday behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes.
Senator calls out CUNY boss Millike...

Senator calls out CUNY boss Milliken on campus anti-Semitism

Martins blasted Milliken over a scheduled vote by CUNY's Doctoral Student Council on a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli colleges.
Kirsten Gillibrand says Clinton wil...

Kirsten Gillibrand says Clinton will release transcripts

The morning after Hillary Clinton refused to say she would release Goldman Sachs transcripts, Kirsten Gillibrand said ?I think she will.?
Angry campaign making strange bedfe...

Angry campaign making strange bedfellows out of bedfellows

This election should be the Democrats? finest hour, but it is tearing us apart!
GOP dinner at Midtown hotel draws h...

GOP dinner at Midtown hotel draws hundreds of protesters

Chaos erupted outside the state Republican Party?s annual gala dinner Thursday at a Midtown hotel.

Queens Courier

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