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Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT (file / credit: Wesleyan University)

Man Found Not Guilty By Insanity In Deadly Wesleyan Shooting

A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.

12/16/2011

Self defense class organized by friend of Lauren Spierer (credit: CBS 2)

Lauren Spierer’s Friends Organize Self Defense Class, Fundraiser For Search Efforts

“We’re really happy with the turnout because if one person is safer, than we achieved our goal,” Dana Krause said.

12/11/2011

Community activists and over 200 members of the Occupy Wall Street movement march in the impoverished community of East New York to draw attention to foreclosed homes in the community on December 6, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYU To Offer Classes On Occupy Movement; OWS Protesters Take On ‘Law & Order’

New York University says it plans to offer two classes next semester on Occupy Wall Street through the school’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.

12/09/2011

Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

New Yorkers Throwing Their Vote Away With New Machines

As many as 100,000 New Yorkers could lose their vote in the 2012 Presidential election.

12/06/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Stands Against Millionaire’s Tax

The push for a higher tax on New Yorkers making more than $1 million a year is getting fresh life with a new poll showing overwhelming support, a high-profile rally on Monday and the strengthening Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.

10/18/2011

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Time Capsule With Over 100-Year-Old Germs Found At Former Bellevue Hospital Medical College

In 1897, a time capsule was sealed up and hidden away in the cornerstone of what was Bellevue Hospital Medical College in Manhattan. Now, it has been found.

10/07/2011

Protestors end their march at Police Headquarters, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. (credit: (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Police Arrest Hundreds Of ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters On Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge were shut down for hours after participants of “Occupy Wall Street” took their demonstration right on to the car lanes Saturday.

10/01/2011

Dakota Fanning (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Dakota Fanning’s Luxury College Apartment

Fanning recently started her freshman year at New York University, and according to The New York Post, she wants nothing to do with dorm life. Instead, the 17-year old ‘Twilight’ actress is instead living in a two-bedroom rental at 225 Lafayette St.

09/26/2011

Firefighters are seen at the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Ron Agam/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Fallen Fire Lt. Kevin Dowdell’s Sons Remember Him

The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.

09/09/2011

Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop which was destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on September 1, 2011 in Prattsville, NY.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

NYC Officials Kick Off National Preparedness Month; FEMA Offers Tips For Disaster Assistance

As families across the Tri-State continue to clean up from storm damage caused by Irene, officials in New York City are kicking off “National Preparedness Month” by urging residents to plan ahead for catastrophe.

09/01/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at City Hall - New York, NY - Jul 19, 2011 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Challenges Silicon Valley On High Tech Front

Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.

07/19/2011

A view of the marquee outside of the 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Playwrights Bask In Attention On Broadway

Drug addiction, religion, the Iraq war, class warfare and marital sacrifice, it’s been a grim season on Broadway. But not for the playwrights.

05/21/2011

T-Shirt Promoting Death of Osama Bin Laden (credit: osamadeadtees.com)

Maurice Harary Refunding Profits From Osama Bin Laden Death T-Shirts

One New York City college student who made a lot of money in the wake of Osama Bin Laden’s death has had a change of heart.

05/06/2011

The 9/11 memorial is seen at Ground Zero from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - May 5, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Victims’ Names Won’t Be Listed Alphabetically At 9/11 Memorial

Friends, relatives, co-workers and strangers who died together on Sept. 11 will have their names listed next to each other on the national memorial at ground zero.

05/05/2011

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Health Department: Some NYC College Dining Halls Don’t Make The Grade

When college students in New York City learn about conditions at their dining halls, they might lose their lunch.

04/20/2011

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