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Yankee Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - Bronx, NY - Apr 13, 2010 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Hyde Park Concrete Lab Charged With Faking Test Results Of NYC Projects

A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.

08/04/2011

Guilty Plea In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

Former Columbia University student Harrison David, whose lawyer had said he has hopes of getting back into a good college someday, will be majoring in jail time for the next six months.

07/19/2011

Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.

06/29/2011

4 Students Offered Probation Deals In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

New York prosecutors are offering no-jail plea deals to four of the five Columbia University students charged with selling LSD-spiked candy and other drugs on the Ivy League campus.

06/21/2011

Navy ROTC Returning To Columbia University

The U.S. Navy and Columbia University will sign an agreement allowing the ROTC back onto campus for the first time since the military training program was banned amid Vietnam War protests, the university said.

05/26/2011

Brooklyn Grocery Store (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Columbia Study Finds Groceries Cheaper In NYC

A report released this week by a pair of economists from Columbia University showed groceries cost 10 percent less in New York City than in other big cities across the country.

05/26/2011

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Walcott Seeks To Ease Tensions

New York City’s incoming schools chancellor calls the tone of debate surrounding teacher layoffs, standardized testing and charter schools “poisonous.”

04/16/2011

Columbia University Leaders Vote To Drop ROTC Ban

Student and faculty leaders at Columbia University have voted to welcome the military’s ROTC program back to campus four decades after it was banned during the Vietnam War peace movement.

04/02/2011

Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) cadets Jose Robledo (C), John McClelland (R) and LeTricia Brown take down the US flag during a flag lowering ceremony at Columbia University March 4, 2011. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia University Vote Clears Way For ROTC To Return To Campus

The university’s Senate voted 51 to 17 with one abstention Friday to open negotiations with the military to bring back the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

04/01/2011

Northwestern University sex show

Columbia Students Sound Off On Northwestern’s Live Sex Ed Class

New York City college students weighed in on the controversy Thursday after learning of a sex education demonstration at one of the nation’s more revered universities.

03/03/2011

Spider-Man burglar

‘Spider-Man Burglar’ Ransacks Columbia U.

A second-story man who is being dubbed the “Spider-Man Burglar” has hit several buildings at Columbia University. police have a photo of the man they believe has leaped into several offices on the campus.

02/02/2011

A police officer escorts Columbia University student Harrison David from the 25th Precinct in Manhattan (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Columbia Drug Case Tests Rockefeller Law Change

A case against five Columbia University students accused of dealing drugs on campus is putting a spotlight on a recent overhaul of New York’s once-notoriously stringent drug laws.

01/30/2011

This is a screenshot of the Monterey Submarine Canyon for the iPad. (Credit: Earth Observer)

New App Allows Users To View The Sea Floor

There’s an app for that. That phrase now holds true for 20,000 leagues under the sea.

01/29/2011

Accused Columbia Drug Ring Members Ready For Fight

All five suspended students have hired new high-powered attorneys to fight the charges that they ran a well-organized narcotics distribution ring out of frat houses.

01/19/2011

The Castle Bravo atomic weapons test - Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands - Mar 1, 1954 - Photo: U.S. Department of Energy

Are You Ready For A Nuclear Blast?

Terrorists detonating a nuclear bomb in New York City is considered a remote possibility, but the federal government still wants you to be prepared.

12/16/2010

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