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Woman Dies After Brooklyn Apartment Fire

Authorities said a 53-year-old woman whose Brooklyn apartment had no electricity was killed when a fire swept through her candlelit home.


Isabella Oleschuk disappeared from her Orange, Conn. home on March 20, 2011. (Photo: CBS 2)

Missing Connecticut Girl Isabella Oleschuk Found

A 13-year-old Orange girl missing since Sunday was found unharmed and with a friend today, police happily announced.


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Bronx Jury Convicts Man In Fatal Subway Shooting

The jury found Robert Denis guilty of manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Rayquon Story. He was also convicted of assault, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon.


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MD Teen Facing Charges In NJ For Online Prank

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office plans to bring a Maryland teenager to New Jersey to face charges for sending out a message online threatening an NJ school.


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4 Teens Shot At Brooklyn Basketball Court

The shootings happened in the borough’s Fort Green section.


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Special Team Called In For Missing NY Teen Case

Drexel was 17 went she traveled to Myrtle Beach with friends and without her parents’ consent. She was last seen outside a Myrtle Beach hotel in April 2009.


Cops: 6 NY Teens Pull Off 40-Plus Burglaries

Police said the suspects, ages 15 and 16, are all from Buffalo.


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NJ Congressmen Examine Athlete Concussions

Two New Jersey congressmen were scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of concussions in high school athletes.


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N.J. Doctor: Teen Concussions On The Rise

Emergency room visits for teen athletes with concussions have tripled in recent years, according to new research.


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Wheelchair-Bound Teen’s Football Dream Comes True

It’s extraordinary how a simple act of kindness can make a world of difference.

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