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Mug shots of the suspects arrested in an alleged LIRR copper theft scheme (credit: Handout/Nassau County District Attorney’s Office)

Final Ex-LIRR Worker Sentenced In Copper Theft Scheme

The prosecutor had sought 90 days in jail. But the judge said Michael Carsten, 27, should get on with his life and sentenced him Tuesday to a one-year conditional discharge, plus a fine and restitution.

02/18/2014

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Report: Bloomberg Orders Pricey Copper Bathtub From France For His Home

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning on installing copper bathtub reported to be worth more than $13,000 in his townhouse on the Upper East Side, according to a published report.

08/12/2013

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15 Long Island Rail Road Workers Charged In Alleged Copper Theft Scheme

A New York grand jury has indicted 15 Long Island Rail Road workers and two others accusing them of participating in the theft of copper wiring.

01/25/2013

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Police: 2 Men Face Arson Charges In N.J.

Authorities said Greg Woodman remained jailed Saturday but Michael Sloan has been released.

04/14/2012

Railroad Tracks (file / credit: clipart.com)

Metro-North Employees Honored For Daring Rescue

Four Metro-North Railroad employees were honored Thursday morning at a breakfast in New Haven for a daring rescue along the tracks in West Haven.

04/12/2012

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Copper Pipes Stolen In Latest Rash Of Vandalism To Hit N.J. Churches

An unusual rash of vandalism has occurred at several New Jersey churches and the latest case doesn’t have anything to do with anything sacred.

03/21/2012

Generic cat graphic (credit: AP)

Cat Survives 12-Story Fall From NYC Apartment, Lands On Feet

Copper, a 9-month-old tabby, apparently slipped through a narrow opening in a 14th-floor window and landed on top of a two-story garage next door.

06/18/2011

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Copper Cast of Lady Liberty’s Nose Up For Auction

A copper casting of the tip of the Statue of Liberty’s nose is among a collection of items that will be auctioned off next month at Guernsey’s auction house.

08/23/2010