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Ex-N.J. Diner Manager Gets 8 Years For Murder-For-Hire Plot - The former manager of a northern New Jersey diner has been sentenced to eight years in prison in what authorities say was a foiled plot to kill the co-owner of the restaurant, who is his uncle by marriage.
Man Arrested In 2 Bank Robberies In Suffolk County - A man was arrested and charged Friday with robbing two banks on Long Island.
Report: Authorities Investigate Threat Against West Islip High School - Suffolk County police conducted a search of West Islip High School on Thursday after a threat was posted on a social media website.
$6.5M Plan Proposes To Install Warning Lights Outside Nassau County Schools - First there was an uproar over speeding tickets in Nassau County school zones. But now there is a proposal to install warning lights.
Pre-Teens Charged With Vandalizing Islamic Center - A teacher at the school told the Journal News that four of the books were Qurans and that one had pages torn out.
City Jail Oversight Board Under Fire For Lack Of Minorities, Mental Illness Experts - A New York City civilian jail oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness.
Raritan Home Damaged In Natural Gas Explosion - Friday morning's blast blew out the windows and caused a minor fire.
Neil Diamond Planning Secret Concert In Brooklyn - The legendary Neil Diamond is planning a secret concert in Brooklyn.
FBI: Pennsylvania State Trooper Shooting Suspect Has Ties To NY, NJ - Eric Frein, 31, was added Thursday to the FBI's 10 most wanted list. A total of $175,000 in reward money is being offered for information leading to his arrest.
New York City Council Introduces Package Of Bills To Fight Climate Change - The New York City Council on Friday proposed a package of bills intended to battle climate change by slashing greenhouse emissions, shrinking the carbon footprint of city operations, and cutting the number of cars on the road.
Video Shows Detectives Comforted Suspect While Confessing To 1979 Case Of Missing Etan Patz - The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City's most notorious missing children's cases burst into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hugged and comforted him.
Police: Suspects Robbed Food Delivery Man In East Flatbush Building - Police were searching Friday evening for a three suspects who allegedly robbed a food delivery man in building in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.