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Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie greets workers at the Italian American Heritage Festival on July 25, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.  (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Republican Presidential Candidates Try To Claw Their Way Into Debates

With the first debate of the Republican presidential campaign approaching, the White House hopefuls are trying everything they can to improve their polling position.

07/26/2015

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Fire Destroys Southampton Mansion; Residents Safe

There were reports, however, of some firefighters being treated for smoke inhalation and elevated blood pressure.

07/26/2015

Grandmaster Flash

Rapper Grandmaster Flash Says Manhattan Parking Attendant Gave Car To Wrong Person

Grandmaster Flash posted a video on Instagram venting about his experience at a Chelsea parking garage.

07/25/2015

Park Slope Sinkhole Fixed

City Fills In Massive Sidewalk Sinkhole In Park Slope Following CBS2 Report

The city’s DEP performed the emergency overnight repairs.

07/25/2015

No. 7 line crane collapse

No. 7 Line Back On Track After Crane Accident Snarled Service For Hours

The incident happened around 1:15 p.m.

07/25/2015

samurai sword -- Richardson Rosius

New Jersey Man Accused Of Waving Samurai Sword At Driver In Road Rage Incident

Port Authority Police said Rosius admitted to getting out of the car with the sword in hand.

07/25/2015

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Verizon Workers Authorize Strike As Contract Negotiations Continue

Most of the workers are members of the Communications Workers of America.

07/25/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Tourist Attacked By Homeless Man Outside Grand Hyatt Hotel

Officers arrested John Addis near the scene and charged him with assault.

07/25/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Motorcyclist Fatally Struck By Car On Grand Central Parkway In Queens

Adelso Espinal was traveling westbound in the far left lane on the Grand Central Parkway near 165th Street when police said the motorcycle hit a bump or something in the road.

07/25/2015

Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Religious Sacrifice Eyed After Animal Parts Found At Long Island Park

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said an 18-inch cow tongue was found nailed to a tree in an East Islip park Thursday morning. It was wrapped in fabric.

07/25/2015

Manuel Guillen, 70, of Queens, was last seen around 4:15 p.m. Friday at Madison York Assisted Living Home on Woodhaven Boulevard. (NYPD)

Elderly Man Reported Missing From Assisted Living Home In Queens

Manuel Guillen, 70, of Queens, was last seen around 4:15 p.m. Friday at Madison York Assisted Living Home on Woodhaven Boulevard.

07/25/2015

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Long Island Beach Reopens For Swimming After 6 Lifeguards Resign

Several of them quit after they were allegedly told they could no longer bring their families to work.

07/25/2015

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Police: Woman Was Driving Drunk With 3 Kids In Car During Hit-And-Run

Eileen Danon, 43, was arrested at 8 p.m. Friday as she pulled into her driveway in Oceanside.

07/25/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

Delays, Cancellations Persist On New Jersey Transit Trains

The rail power issue added to a summer that has seen delays of a half hour or more for New Jersey Transit riders, about once every three working days.

07/25/2015

Arthur Collins (Credit: NYPD)

Search For Escaped Burglary Suspect Continues

Arthur Collins, 57, of the Bronx, was being booked at the 25th Precinct station house at 120 E. 119 St. when he escaped around 7:10 p.m. on Friday, police said.

07/25/2015