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A wooden figure wearing a sweatshirt that police said a man had in his vehicle in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Caught Driving In Long Island Expressway HOV Lane With Fake Passenger

A Long Island man was caught Friday morning driving in the HOV lane with a fake passenger in his vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

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Boy, 15, Charged In Shooting That Wounded 2 Teens In East Williamsburg

A 15-year-old boy was charged Friday night in connection with a shooting that wounded a teenage boy and girl in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn last month.

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The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

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Unconscious man being rescued from Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship in New York Harbor Feb. 27, 2015 (CBS2)

Unconscious Man Rescued From Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship In New York Harbor

The Norwegian Gem was between the Statue Of Liberty and the Verrazano Bridge Friday when a medical call came through of a report of a man who was unconscious on the cruise ship, CBS2’s Joe Biermann reported.

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$20 bills (credit: ClipArt.com)

Jury: Billionaire Looted Mining Firm MagCorp; Trial Eyed Huge Home

Jurors have found that billionaire Ira Rennert plundered a now-bankrupt mining company to pay for personal luxuries, including a Hamptons mansion that’s one of the world’s biggest private homes.

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