NYC Officials Need To Prioritize Buses If They Want To Increase Ridership, Advocate SaysIf New York City officials want more people to ride buses, then the bus system has to be a top priority, advocates said.
Construction Crane Collapses Onto Tappan Zee Bridge; One Lane Seriously DamagedGov. Andrew Cuomo said it was miraculous that a catastrophe was averted when a giant construction crane collapsed Tuesday onto the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Hundreds Of Men Sleeping On Streets Of Queens For Shot At Plumbers Union Apprenticeship ProgramHundreds of young men are sleeping on the streets of Queens Sunday night for a shot at the job.
Turkish Military Faction Launches Coup Attempt, Dozens Of Deaths ReportedBullets rained down from helicopters, crowds came face-to-face with tanks and soldiers with weapons, and TV stations were taken over as military forces tried to oust the Turkish government in an overnight coup.
Police: 2 Children, 15 Dogs Removed From 'Unsanitary' Long Island HomeYvette Seibert, 36, faces charges including endangering the welfare of a child and neglect of an impounded animal and torturing or injuring animals/failure to provide sustenance.
More Graves Discovered In African-American Burial Ground On Staten IslandSpecialists using ground-penetrating radar on Staten Island have detected hundreds of previously undiscovered gravesites in an African-American burial ground that dates to the 1830s.
Police: 7 People Shot During Fourth Of July Barbecue In BrooklynSeven people were shot during a Fourth of July barbecue in Brooklyn in one of more than one dozen shootings across the city on Monday night.
More Than 1 Million Doses Of Heroin Found In Bronx Home, 9 Arrested Nine people were arrested after authorities discovered 140 pounds of packaged heroin stashed at a private home in the Bronx.
FDNY Chief Killed On 9/11 Finally Laid To Rest On Long IslandNearly 15 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a New York City fire chief who died in the World Trade Center collapse was honored with a funeral and final farewell.
Brookhaven Councilwoman Raises Awareness After Donating Kidney To Lifelong FriendOn April 26, Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner donated one of her kidneys to her lifelong friend Tom D'Antonio.
Police: Thieves Disguised As Apple Employees Get Away With $16K In iPhonesTwo thieves dressed in attire similar to Apple Store employees stole several iPhones at two stores throughout Manhattan, police said.
Police: Firebombings Of 2 Staten Island Churches Are RelatedA suspect was seen on surveillance video about a block away from First Central Baptist Church on Wright Street where investigators said a Molotov cocktail was thrown early Thursday.

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