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Schumer: New Tolls On I-95 In Connecticut Will Jam Up Westchester Streets - Lawmakers in Connecticut have been discussing bringing tolls back to Interstate 95. But residents across the state line in New York are worried that such a move could jam their local streets with traffic.
New ‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah Under Fire For Tweets About Jews, Women - By Tuesday, Trevor Noah was a trending topic on Twitter as he drew fire for jokes described as tasteless, hateful -- and unfunny.
Long Beach Police Officer Crashes Head-On Into Runaway Car To Save Others - A Long Beach police officer says he was just doing his job when he stopped an erratic driver on Sunday night by putting himself in the path of the runaway car.
NYPD Employee Caught On Video Berating Uber Driver - An Uber cab driver was caught on video getting berated by a man claiming to be a police officer in the West Village this week.
Etan Patz’s Mother Returns To Witness Stand In Murder Trial - Etan Patz's mother returned to the witness stand Tuesday, called to knock down a statement made by convicted child molester Jose Ramos to a jailhouse informant.
Report Of Armed Gunman At Holmdel Elementary School Was A Hoax - As parents anxiously waited outside the school, they got the news that is was all a prank. "We are 99.99 percent it is just a hoax," an official announced to the crowd.
Woman Found Shot To Death In Her South Jamaica, Queens Apartment - A 71-year-old Queens grandmother was shot and killed in her own home as she answered a knock on her door in the middle of the night, and police said late Tuesday that it might have been a revenge killing.
Brooklyn DA: Medicaid Fraud Ring Lured Poor Customers With Free Sneakers - Thompson said recruiters would stake out homeless shelters, soup kitchens and welfare offices searching for people with Medicaid cards.
Mother Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Death Of Toddler At Midtown Restaurant - Latisha Fisher faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher, her 1-year-old son who was found unconscious in the bathroom of a midtown Manhattan restaurant Monday.
Report: Residents Of East Village Building Told Gas Was Being Turned Off Prior To Explosion - Tenants in an East Village building that exploded may have been told not to tell Consolidated Edison inspectors they had gas service.
Brooklyn Woman Delivers Baby In Back Of Uber Car - David Horvitz got an Uber cab after his wife, Zanna Gilbert, woke up with contractions Monday morning. He said his wife did not realize she was in labor until they were close to the hospital.
Cuomo Bans Nonessential State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law - The Democratic governor announced the ban Tuesday, saying it shows the state stands by "our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues."