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Fairfield Police Chief Injured In Crash - Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara was waiting for the light to change at Reef and Post roads around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday when his unmarked police cruiser was struck from behind by a BMW SUV.
Hearing Set For Dispute Over Struggling Trump Taj Mahal Casino Name - A hearing is set for Thursday in a dispute between Donald and Ivanka Trump and the casino company he once ran, over whether Atlantic City's struggling Taj Mahal casino can continue to use the Trump name.
‘Real Housewives’ Star Teresa Giudice Seeks Halfway House Sentence - Giudice was sentenced to 15 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy. Her husband, Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, was sentenced to 41 months.
Report: Human Error, Flawed Dispatch System Delayed Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire - Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.
New Jersey Charges 11 Reputed Genovese Crime Family Members, Associates - Authorities say one of those charged is 80-year-old Charles Tuzzo of Bayside, New York, a reputed capo in the Genovese crime family.
NYPD Looking Into Arrest Of Subway Performer In Williamsburg After Video Goes Viral - Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it's looking into the arrest.
NY On Verge Of Requiring CPR Training In High School - Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law a measure directing the state's commissioner of education to come up with a CPR training curriculum.
De Blasio Balks At JPMorgan Chase’s Proposed $1 Billion Tax Break - JPMorgan Chase wanted to construct the buildings at Hudson Yards, costing about $6 billion. The skyscrapers would have housed 16,000 employees.
Connecticut DMV Urges Safe Habits During National Teen Driver Safety Week - The Connecticut DMV is urging parents to emphasize the need to lay down strict driving rules for teens, stressing that using the phone while driving is a prohibitive as is drinking or speeding when behind the wheel.
Rocky The Pet Bobcat On The Loose Again In Manahawkin - Owning purebred bobcats as pets is illegal, but Rocky is a hybrid of bobcat and Maine Coon. A judge, ruling that a DNA test on Rocky was inconclusive, decided that he could return home after a previous escape.
Homeland Security: Travelers From Ebola-Plagued Nations Must Pass Through Airports With Enhanced Screening - Customs and Border Protection officers earlier this month started screening passengers from West Africa who arrived at Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's O'Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airports.
Police Investigating Possible Abduction In Wallkill, NY - The gas station owner told police a woman outside tapped on the window and told the clerk she was being held against her will.