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Police: Man Forced Woman Back To Her House At Gunpoint, Shot At Her, On L.I.

Police on Long Island were searching Wednesday night for a man who allegedly forced a woman to go back to her own house and give him money at gunpoint, and went on to fire shots at her.

7 hours ago

Cement truck driver Raymond Ragen (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Convicted Of Manslaughter, Assault In 2012 Crash That Killed Bus Driver

According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, 45-year-old Raymond Ragen was convicted of manslaughter and assault after a three and a half week trial.

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St. Anthony’s High School On Long Island Expels 4 Students Over Racially Charged Incidents

Four Long Island high school students have been expelled in the wake of two racially charged incidents, officials said.

7 hours ago

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Man Struck, Killed By LIRR Train In Queens

A man was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Flushing, Queens Wednesday evening.

8 hours ago

Firefighter John Monteverde (FDNY)

Alleged Drunken Driver Indicted In N.J. Crash That Killed Firefighter

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has been indicted in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed an FDNY firefighter last fall.

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DA: Man Caught With Gun, Brass Knuckles At JFK

A Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday, after he allegedly tried to pass through security with a loaded handgun and a pair of brass knuckles.

9 hours ago

Plaque honoring Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Unveil Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Monument Park

Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.

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Pete Seeger In 2009 (Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Entertainment)

Clearwater Festival Set To Honor Founders Pete And Toshi Seeger

The life of Pete Seeger will be celebrated this summer at the annual Clearwater Festival in Westchester County.

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Suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident in the Bronx on March 13, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

Police In The Bronx Seek Man In Connection With Forcible Touching Incident

The incident happened on March 13 at around 5:30 p.m. inside a building near Boynton and Lafayette avenues.

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960,000 Enrolled For Health Insurance Before Deadline In N.Y. State

The New York State Health Exchange said Wednesday that more than 960,000 New Yorkers have enrolled for insurance coverage by the final deadline the day before.

9 hours ago

Chelsea Worker Fall

City Halts Work At Building Where Worker Fell To His Death

The city’s Department of Buildings issued a stop work order for 424 West 33rd St. following inspections Monday and Tuesday.

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Sign in front of Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, N.Y. (credit: Daniel Case)

Fake Hand Grenade Forces Brief Closure Of Stewart Airport

The airport in Newburgh was closed just after 10:30 a.m. when the souvenir grenade was found during security screening, troopers said.

10 hours ago

Edison Students At MetLife Stadium

Students From Edison School Destroyed By Fire Get Special Treat At MetLife Stadium

Hundreds of students whose New Jersey school was gutted by a fire are getting a special treat Wednesday. About 500 students got the chance to stomp the football field during a surprise trip to MetLife Stadium.

11 hours ago

Staten Island Resurfacing

Staten Island Residents Scoff At Resurfacing Projects In Areas Set To Be Vacated

Questions were erupting Wednesday evening about government waste on Staten Island, as neighbors were outraged about plans to repave several roadways.

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Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" on Dec. 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Just 1 Loud Concert, Sporting Event Can Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.

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