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Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New York

There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.

06/26/2012

Congressman Gary Ackerman (credit:DAVID BUIMOVITCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Longtime Queens & L.I. Congressman Gary Ackerman Retiring

The congressman said in a statement that although new congressional boundaries were extremely favorable, he would not seek another term.

03/15/2012

Ilan Grapel at JFK in New York on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ilan Grapel Returns To New York After Being Released From Prison In Egypt

A Queens man held in prison in Egypt for almost five months is back on U.S. soil.

10/29/2011