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Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun Legislation - The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it's time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.
Newark Public Schools’ Superintendent At Odds With Teachers Unions Over Facebook Grant - Nearly half the money given by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been invested in a 2012 teacher contract. The implementation of the contract, however, has devolved into a bitter fight.
Nephew Charged With Murder After Man’s Body Found On Long Island - A Long Island man accused of strangling his uncle and burying him in his backyard pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges on Saturday.
Connecticut Lawmakers To Consider Bill To Make ‘Knockout Game’ Attacks A Felony - A bill before the General Assembly's Public Safety Committee would make the sucker-punch attacks a Class D felony.
Officials Hope To Avoid Traffic Nightmare When Tappan Zee Ramp Closes - State officials said that the December problems were not a direct result of the ramp closure but of regional situations like a snow storm and diverted traffic due to problems at the George Washington Bridge.
De Blasio Forges Ahead Despite Opposition To Pre-K Tax Plan - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support.
Fire Chief: Company Left In The Dark About Gas Leak At Ewing Town House Complex - The chief of the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company claims that his department had not been alerted to a gas leak that played a role in a fatal explosion.
Rep. Maloney Pledges That U.S. Will Stand By Ukraine As Crisis Continues - In New York, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, joined the Ukranian Congress Committee of America, and New Yorkers with loved ones in Ukraine to discuss the ongoing crisis.
Juror Laid-Off After Being Assigned To Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law - She told the court that her employer said that it would be to her benefit to lose her job so that she could collect unemployment while serving jury duty.
Health Department Keeps An Eye On Bronx, Manhattan Measles Outbreak - So far, 16 cases have been identified including 9 children and 7 adults, officials said. Four people have been hospitalized.
Cops: Hit-And-Run Driver Strikes Pedestrian In Long Island City - Police are looking for an alleged hit-and-run driver who left a man in critical condition in Queens on Friday night.
Retired NYPD Officer Found Dead In Mount Olive, N.J. To Be Laid To Rest On Staten Island - A funeral was planned on Saturday, for the retired NYPD officer who was shot and killed in New Jersey earlier this week.