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New York passes bill allowing abortion up to birth, for any reason...
New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that makes it legal for doctors and other health care professionals, to perform abortions up until birth for any reason in the state.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-23 07:03 UTC
Marijuana could be legal in New York by the end of 2019, but it could take years to implement...
Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam and Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts a bill will pass this year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-14 07:20 UTC
Plastic Bag Ban in NY? Cuomo to Include in Budget...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to see single-use plastic bags banned in New York state and is proposing a prohibition on them as part of his upcoming executive budget.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-14 07:19 UTC
Three-Day Woodstock Festival From Original Organizer Coming This Summer...
“Woodstock ’99 was just a musical experience with no social significance,” Michael Lang says of Woodstock 50. “With this one, we’re going back to our roots and our original intent”
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-09 17:36 UTC
Mayor: City to Guarantee Healthcare for All NYers, Undocumented Immigrants...
It will apply to the uninsured and undocumented immigrants.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-08 16:44 UTC
New York State Declares War on Private Education...
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NYSED required 35 hours a week of secular studies in grades 5 through 8 -- a requirement which would have left virtually no time for sacred studies, the raison d’être of religious schools. Under intense public pressure via petitions, telephone calls, and emails, NYSED revised the guidelines. It
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-04 22:31 UTC
New York Utility Probes Flash That Turned Sky Blue...
Electric utility Con Edison was working Friday to figure out what caused a high-voltage equipment failure that unleashed an otherworldly flash of bright blue light in the night sky over New York City.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-29 02:42 UTC
Con Edison Transformer Explosion In Queens Lights Sky, Social Media Ablaze...
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The NYPD says a transformer exploded at Con Edison's facility in Astoria shortly after 9 p.m.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-28 03:01 UTC
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign...
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Drivers can expect to see sobriety checkpoints, along with more troopers on roadways.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-16 03:22 UTC
Video Posted To Facebook Showing NYPD Officers Taking 1-Year-Old From Mother Creates A Stir...
NYPD and city officials are investigating, after a cellphone video was posted online showing officers pulling a child away from his mother's arms.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-10 23:53 UTC
Viral Video Shows NYPD Officers Ripping Baby From Mother's Arms After She Refused To Stop Sitting On The Floor...
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A viral video shows NYPD officers attempting to rip a baby from his mother's arms, prompting an outcry from local officials and a vow from the department to investigate the incident. As NBC News reported, the incident took place inside a Brooklyn soci
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-10 23:53 UTC
Angry parents lash out at DOE official over desegregation plan...
A mutinous crowd of more than 350 Manhattan parents repeatedly jeered a top Department of Education official Monday night over a proposed admissions overhaul at the city's elite high schools. For the first time, the DOE dispatched a senior official &m
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-05 17:26 UTC
Gun buyers' social media, internet history could be reviewed before purchases under proposed NY bill...
New York law enforcement officials could review gun buyers' social media and internet search histories prior to purchases under a proposed bill, WPIX-TV reported. Brooklyn...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-23 04:33 UTC
Mistrial declared in case of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano...
The trial of a Brooklyn man charged with killing and sexually assaulting Queens jogger Karina Vetrano two years ago ended in a hung jury on Tuesday night — after just a day and a half of deliberations. Chanel Lewis, 22, of East New York, was accused
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-21 16:06 UTC
New York winner of $343M Powerball jackpot wants to avoid the pitfalls of instant wealth...
Robert Bailey, winner of a $343M Powerball jackpot, the largest lottery win in New York history, said he already sought out a lawyer and financial adviser.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-15 05:19 UTC
NY taxpayers to pay $48,000 per Amazon HQ job...
New York state is kicking in more than $1.5 billion in taxpayer-funded incentives for getting half of Amazon's second headquarters located in a section of Queens.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-13 17:58 UTC
New York to pay up to $1.7 billion for Amazon headquarters...
New York has won half of Amazon's coveted HQ2 project, but it will cost taxpayers up to $1.7 billion to make it happen.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-13 17:58 UTC
Manhole explosion injures five, including two cops, in the Bronx...
A smoking manhole erupted on a Bronx street Friday night, injuring five people — including two responding cops, authorities said. The manhole cover started smoking under a parked car on East 156th Street near St. Ann's Avenue in Melrose around 8
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-10 17:17 UTC
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can't afford an apartment in DC, 'can't really take a salary' until January...
NEW YORK — Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, can't afford to rent an apartment in Washington, D.C. before she's sworn in come January.Before her election she worked as a bartender at a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-09 03:16 UTC
Democrats win majority in New York's Senate, ending GOP control...
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With their win, Democrats will have control of the Senate, Assembly and governor's office.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-07 15:53 UTC
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