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Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

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Police say they have charged a Connecticut man with making a call in November in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on his way to shoot up Yale University. New Haven police said Wednesday that 50-year-old Jeffrey Jones, of Westbrook, has been charged with falsely reporting an incident, threatening, reckless endangerment, misuse of the emergency 911 system and breach of peace.
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Camilla's brother dies in New York after head injury

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The brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York, British royal officials said Wednesday. Clarence House said that the 62-year-old Mark Shand died in the hospital Wednesday after falling late Tuesday.
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Port Authority could rescind $1 NJ Transit lease

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could rescind a $1-a-year lease for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel. The agency's chief of real estate and development told a committee Wednesday that it should change a deal made in 2012. Published reports have alleged that former Port Authority chairman David Samson voted to approve the lease even though his law firm did business with New Jersey Transit, which operates the park-and-ride lot. More>>

Toddler falls from 3-story window, not hurt

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New York City police say a 2-year-old boy fell out of a third-story window overnight but was not hurt. More>>

Spy device Tweets private conversations

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A tiny new spy device aims to automatically transcribe and Tweet overheard conversations. It's called Conversnitch.  Brian House and Kyle McDonald are behind the eavesdropping device.  They say it bridges the gap between (presumed) private physical space and public space online. More>>

De Blasio's carriage horse ban stalls Video included

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Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years. A campaign pledge to take on the horses during his first week as mayor was eclipsed by other issues.
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Weather conditions ripe for brush fires in NJ

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Forecasters have issued a red flag warning and fire weather watch for most of New Jersey. More>>

NYPD Twitter hashtag backfires Video included

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A NYPD plan intended to better connect with the community seems to have backfired a bit. The police department asked its twitter followers to share pictures of themselves with New York City police officers using the hashtag "myNYPD." Some did share nice pictures, but others not so much.Some of the first pictures posted showed regular citizens standing with very friendly looking police officers.
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Caesars enters New York casino competition

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Caesars Entertainment entered the competition to open a casino in upstate New York on Tuesday with a proposal to build a $750 million complex 50 miles north of New York City. The complex would include a casino, a hotel and a meeting space and would be located in Woodbury, in Orange County. The Las Vegas-based Caesars, which operates 52 casinos around the world, has submitted a $1 million casino license application fee to state gambling regulators.
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Hoax 'swatting' call sends dozens of cops to LI home Video included

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Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island, Tuesday afternoon thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games. "We received a phone call from a gentleman who stated he had just shot his mother and his brother," Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney said. "Unfortunately, this is a terrible national problem for law enforcement."
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Lawsuit: ex-Buffalo Bills cheerleaders were exploited, groped

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Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments, and one said they had to take a jiggle test so their boss could see how firm their bodies were. The state Supreme Court lawsuit is the third filed this year against a National Football League team by cheerleader... More>>

Airbnb fights NY attorney general's subpoena Video included

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Renting out someone's apartment is an easy way to get an inexpensive place to stay if you're a tourist, and cheaper and more convenient than most hotels. But now the government is stepping in and trying to get a handle on a booming business that may not be playing by the rules. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is squaring off in court with multi-million dollar Internet company Airbnb. More>>

The Cliffs at LIC

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The Cliffs at Long Island City is a new gym in Queens with a focus on rock climbing. You'll find rope climbing (or top climbing) over 50 feet high, boldering (which is done on shorter walls un-roped over gymnastic pads), traditional rappelling, and even Aussie-style rappelling (going down the wall face first), and a fitness center, according to owner Mike Woffert, an expert climber.
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Tavern on the Green to reopen with new owners, look, menu Video included

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The new Tavern on the Green is all about the details. From the sheep's head on the fireplace (an ode to Sheep Meadow across the way) to the gold leaf trim in the dining room, everything is a reminder that you're sitting in Central Park. Owner Jim Caiola and his life partner spent the last two years and $20 million redoing the inside of the iconic restaurant after it went bankrupt in 2009.The old-fashioned Crystal Room is gone but now there is a more modern-looking glass wall.
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Undercover police officer shot during drug buy in New Jersey Video included

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An undercover narcotics police officer was shot during a shootout with a suspect in a parking lot in Bergen County, N.J., Tuesday afternoon, according to a source. The shooting happened at about 1:45 p.m. at a Walmart and Marshalls shopping center in Garfield. The cop was hot in the hip and ankle, and was taken into surgery at Hackensack University Hospital, the source said.
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New London running out of cash, mayor says

New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio has asked the state for help because the city is running out of cash and won't be able to make its $1.7 million payroll this week. More>>

Floating pool planned for East River

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An ambitious project to build a floating pool in the East River has raised more than a quarter of a million dollars in funding. More>>

Bloomberg invests $5M in solar-powered lamp

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation has announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa. More>>

Christie campaign's legal fees exceed cash in bank

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's 2013 re-election campaign owes more in legal fees than it has on hand, meaning it will need to resume fundraising to pay lawyers. More>>

Cat Cafe opening in New York City

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The first ever Cat Cafe in America is opening in New York City.  It's  only going to be around for 3 days as a stunt by a pet food company. More>>

Glacial pace of recovery in Rockaways frustrates residents Video included

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Crews brought in construction equipment and put up a fence Monday in Rockaway Beach. Even that is considered a major sign of progress to many people here, but even so completion of the new boardwalk is years away. It could take just as long for all of the damaged homes to finally get repaired.
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New Jersey school sued over "under God" in pledge

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A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children. More>>

NYPD investigating Central Park robberies

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Police are questioning five people after a man was punched and two women were robbed in Central Park. More>>

1964 World's Fair 50 years later Video included

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Fifty years after the 1964 World's Fair, the 13-story central icon for that celebration of "peace through understanding" remains the largest replica of our planet ever constructed. Queens Museum archives manager Louise Weinberg enjoys the steel replica of the shell of planet earth outside her office but prefers parks commissioner, power broker, and then World's Fair president Robert Moses' 900,000-structure replica of New York City. More>>

Long Island teacher arrested for hit-and-run crash

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A Long Island schoolteacher is accused of slamming her car into a parked minivan and then driving away while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, according to Suffolk County Police. With a description of the car that drove away, police drove around the area of the collision and found it in the parking lot of Center Moriches High School, police said. More>>

James Franco and Chris O'Dowd shine in 'Of Mice and Men' on Broadway Video included

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I wasn't quite sure what to expect from James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in Broadway's "Of Mice and Men." But in the end both of them blew me away. The show is a must-see this Broadway season, especially if you've always been fond of the novel. I haven't been able to shake the memory of George and Lenny since I first read "Of Mice and Men" in English class. I'd describe Franco and O'Dowd's performances the same way: unforgettable.
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Inwood Hill Park brush fire Video included

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A brush fire burned in Inwood Hill Park in northern Manhattan Monday evening. Video from SkyFoxHD showed that smoke from the fire wafted over the Henry Hudson Parkway. The FDNY responded to the one-alarm fire and got it under control.


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Team to play at Yankee Stadium

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New York City FC has hired one of America's most decorated soccer stars: Claudio Reyna, a former captain of the United States men's national soccer team, to be director of operations. It's the 20th franchise in Major League Soccer. It is the first in New York City and second in the metropolitan area after the Red Bulls, who play a few miles away in Harrison, N.J. NYCFC, which is co-owned by the New York Yankees, will start playing games in 2015 at Yankee Stadium. More>>

Skydiver dies after crashing into NJ backyard

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A 49-year-old sky diver from Brooklyn died after crashing into the backyard of a home in New Jersey. According to officials, Arkady Shenker wore a specialized parachute during the jump. Shenker was known to be an experienced skydiver who had more than 300 jumps under his belt. More>>

Easter Bunny train sparks New Jersey brush fires

A train carrying the Easter Bunny in northwestern New Jersey has ignited several small brush fires. More>>

Cops: 73-year-old man shoots neighbor in dispute

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A 73-year-old Connecticut man will be appearing before a state judge after being charged with shooting his neighbor three times during an argument on Easter morning. More>>

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

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"Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but now parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests. More>>

Prenuptial digital privacy clauses gain popularity Video included

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Realty TV star Kim Kardashian probably wished she did have one before she walked down the aisle with Kris Humphries. We might never have known about Tiger Woods' cheating ways if he had one. And figure skater Johnny Weir is insisting on one as part of his post-nuptial agreement. What is it? A digital privacy clause.
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Record stores survive and thrive in Brooklyn Video included

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When you hear about a place that still sells records, located in a hip neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, you enter that store with certain expectations. One of them being: you hope the guy behind the counter talks about music the way Cory Fierman does."I think it's just like the most important thing to you," he says. "I don't know how to describe it. It's the most important thing to me.
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2 children die in Queens fire

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Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in a fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived. More>>

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. More>>

Woman killed in NYC home in front of 2 children

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A woman was shot and killed inside her Ozone Park home and her husband is now under arrest. Authorities say retired NYPD officer Kevin Canty shot and killed his wife in front of their two young children in Queens Saturday morning. More>>

Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

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Auto fans you may already know this.... The 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center. More>>

Hundreds celebrate Easter at St. Patricks Cathedral Video included

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Hundreds of people showed up to Saturday's Mass at St. Patricks Cathedral to celebrate Easter, one of the holiest days for Christians around the world.
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NYC police investigating body in plastic container

Police in New York City are questioning a suspect after discovering a dead body stuffed into a large, black plastic storage container. More>>

Protesters gather outside Liam Neeson's home Video included

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The escalating debate over carriage horses in New York City has gotten personal. Dozens of protestors gathered outside actor Liam Neeson's Upper West Side condo on Saturday to take the issue right to his doorstep. Standing in a straight line outside the actors condo, demonstrators held signs criticizing Liam Neeson's position that city carriage horses should keep working. More>>

New protocol for NYPD officers responding to fires

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Police officials in New York City have changed the way officers respond to fires.They’re now required to take the stairs when they enter structures that are burning.This follows the death of an officer earlier this month.Officer Dennis Guerra was overcome by smoke and carbon dioxide as he got off the elevator on the 13th floor of a Brooklyn building on April 6th. He died three days later. More>>

Officer struck in hit and run fighting for his life

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Bergen County Police Officer Daniel Breslin is fighting for his life at New Jersey's Hackensack Hospital. Officials say Officer Breslin was hit from behind by another vehicle on Route 46 west in Lodi around 2am Saturday morning. Officer Breslin had stopped parallel to another officer's vehicle because that officer was having problems with his radio.Without warning, cops say a Ford Fusion then slammed into Officer Breslin's vehicle. More>>

Man struck and killed by NYC subway train

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A man in his 60s was killed by an oncoming train in midtown Manhattan after jumping on the tracks to grab his personal belongings that fell.
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Woman in custody in NYC stroller snatch attempt

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Police say an 8-month-old baby was nearly snatched by a stranger while being pushed down a Manhattan street in his stroller, but a bystander intervened to foil the abduction attempt. More>>

Family of teen shot and killed by police sues NYC

The family of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy whose fatal shooting by police last year sparked days of protests has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against New York City. More>>

Queens Beer Week kicks off Video included

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Queens wants to be known as New York City's beer capital. Queens Beer Week kicked off on Friday to celebrate the borough's crafty breweries and the more than 60 venues that serve their beer. Dan Bronson of Crescent and Vine in Astoria is the bearded brains behind the inaugural Queens Beer Week. He organized it all. The nine-day celebration of beers brewed in Queens. More>>

Woman wanted for baby snatch attempt in custody Video included

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Police have taken into custody the woman believed to have tried to push a stroller with a baby inside away from a nanny in Chelsea. Tara Anne McDonald, 46, was being evaluated at a hospital Friday night. The attempted kidnapping occurred on 8th Ave. and 17th St. at about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, police said.
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Brooklyn man charged in shooting that wounded teen bystander

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The NYPD has arrested and charged a suspect in the shooting of a teenaged bystander as well as another man in Brooklyn. Police on Friday charged Kareem Potomont, 21, with two counts of attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of a firearm, and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting that took place near a bus stop on Flatbush Avenue on Monday, April 14. More>>

Special Olympics: Athlete Jessica Spitz Video included

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Jessica Spitz, 18, is training for one of the biggest days of her life. The Commack, Long Island, High School senior will be competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in the 100-yard dash and the shot put. From the moment Jessica joined Special Olympics last year, she was hooked. More>>

Faithful flock to Bronx church for its grotto water Video included

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While a thousand people streamed into a courtyard at St. Lucy Parish in the Bronx to watch a reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ, next door a steady trickle of believers quietly collected water from that church's grotto, taking the liquid home to heal, cure, and bless. More>>

Community celebrates renovated Queens Library branch damaged by Sandy Video included

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It's been nearly a year and a half since Superstorm Sandy tore through the Queens Library Arverne branch in the Rockaways. Now it is back in business.Sandy left behind 4 feet of water. A massive renovation -- gutting, cleaning, repainting, rewiring -- was needed to get everything back up to speed. The library, which reopened March 18, is a vital part of the community.
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Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana Video included

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Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
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Christians around world mark Good Friday Video included

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From the Holy Land to the streets of New York City, Christians have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions. Thousands of Christian pilgrims filled the cobblestone alleyways of the Old City on Friday along the Via Dolorosa, Latin for the "Way of Suffering." In NYC, Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio lead followers across the Brooklyn Bridge.
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NJ woman sues over "8theist" plate

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A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against the state's Motor Vehicle Commission, claiming the agency rejected her application for a license plate proclaiming she's an Atheist. Shannon Morgan filed the suit in federal court, saying the rejection of a plate reading "8THEIST" is a violation of her First Amendment rights. The Maurice River Township woman claims plates reading "BAPTIST" have been approved.

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8 mumps cases at NJ college Video included

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The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating eight confirmed cases of mumps found in students at Stevens Institute of Technology.  The college in Hoboken says the students range in age from 18 to 21. All were fully vaccinated with two documented doses of mumps-containing vaccine. Symptoms include swollen salivary glands, fever, headache, tiredness and loss of appetite.



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Cabbie accused of not paying $28,000 in tolls

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A New York City taxi driver has been arrested on charges he stole $28,000 in tolls by "piggybacking" on vehicles through E-Z Pass lanes while crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. More>>

Manhattan restaurant proactive on food allergens Video included

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From the St. Louis spare to a rack of beef, ribs are the specialty for Chef Eddie Montalvo at Blue Smoke Restaurant in the Flat Iron District of Manhattan. While the ribs are smoked for flavor, they are cooked gluten- and nut-free. The restaurant pays special attention to food allergies. Sloan Miller, president of Allergic Girl Resources, says 15 million Americans have a diagnosed food allergy. Eight foods typically set off reactions: peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat, dairy, egg, an... More>>

Wineries flourish in Brooklyn Video included

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Hundreds of oak barrels of wine are all stacked in one room. You might think this is Napa, California. But it's not. It's the Brooklyn Winery, located in what was once an old pickle factory in Williamsburg. Refrigerated grapes are brought in from the North Fork of Long Island and from the Finger Lakes and then aged in barrels. These days urban wineries are becoming more popular, and they're popping up all over the borough.
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NYC to overhaul Superstorm Sandy rebuilding program Video included

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Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a sweeping report Thursday that examined New York City's recovery progress from Superstorm Sandy and promised to reform a much-maligned program that was supposed to rebuild wrecked homes. Speaking to about 50 homeowners, officials and community leaders in a storm-battered Staten Island neighborhood, the mayor said the city is aiming to start rebuilding an ambitious 500 homes through its federally funded Build-It-Back program.
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Belgian artist Baloji kicks off tour in New York Video included

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To say the 6 feet 5 inch Baloji has a presence would be an understatement. The Belgian artist commands the stage with his mix of hip hop, funk, and rap. The 34-year-old rocked out Webster Hall back in January. Now he's back in New York City kicking off a month-long tour. "It's one of the most inspiring cities on Earth so it's always great to be here," Baloji says. More>>

First look at electric carriage that may replace horse buggies Video included

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New York has never known a Central Park without that rhythmic click-clacking. But if Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way, he'll put those hooves out to pasture, replacing them with a different noise-maker. Actually, excluding its horn the electric carriage makes little noise at all. It runs on lithium-ion batteries, has a variable-speed a/c motor, and is relatively silent, says Jason Wenig.
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Ex-NBA player: Re-entry tougher than serving time

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Former NBA player Jayson Williams says trying to re-enter society after serving time for shooting a limousine driver was more difficult than being in prison. More>>

MTA, union reach deal for transit workers Video included

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Transit officials and the union representing about 34,000 city subway and bus workers reached a tentative contract deal that would include raises and new benefits but require higher health insurance payments, both sides and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. More>>

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A dance party for kids and tweens looks like a rave or perhaps a wild night at the club. But actually, many of the people at this party probably just learned how to tie their shoes. Twin brothers Tyler and Tristin recently had a FUZIPOP party in Manhattan to celebrate their 10th birthday. Never heard of a FUZIPOP party? More>>

Fort Drum soldier fatally wounded in Afghanistan

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A soldier from Fort Drum in northern New York has died from wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, was wounded during a firefight with insurgents in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province on April 12, 2014, the Pentagon said. The military flew him to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, where he died three days later. More>>

Memo urges cops to use discretion for jaywalking summonses Video included

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A memo from NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton instructs police officers to use discretion when ticketing elderly and disabled pedestrians for jaywalking. This comes after an 84-year-old jaywalker was injured during his arrest on the Upper West Side in January. The memo which was was dated April 15 reads in part:  "Use discretion when elderly or handicapped persons are observed jaywalking.... If pedestrian actions are not causing a safety risk... warn and admonish the violator instead."
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Man with samurai sword arrested at New Jersey deli

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Employees at a southern New Jersey deli say they feared for their lives when a man walked in and brandished a samurai sword. It happened at American Deli in Lower Township.
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Rifle seized after squirrel shooting in Milford

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Police say they found an unregistered assault rifle and three large-capacity magazines in the home of a Milford man accused of shooting a squirrel.  James Toigo has been charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, cruelty to an animal, reckless endangerment, breach of peace, failure to register an assault rifle and possessing large-capacity magazines. More>>

Harlem politician Basil Paterson dead

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Basil Paterson, the father of former New York Governor David Paterson, died Wednesday night at the age of 87. The trailblazing Democratic politician from Harlem served in the state Senate, as deputy mayor of New York City, as secretary of state of New York and was appointed by the New York Senate as a commissioner of the Port Authority of NY and NJ. In 1970, he ran for lieutenant governor, the second black nominee of a major party for statewide office in New York. More>>

Fund raises thousands for exonerated NYC man

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A recently exonerated New York man who spent nearly 25 years behind bars for a killing that happened while he was at Disney World is getting help from dozens of well-wishers contributing to an online fund for him. About 70 people gave a total of more than $3,400 to the campaign for Jonathan Fleming by Wednesday. Fleming was released last week after a judge dismissed the 1989 case, with Brooklyn prosecutors' assent.
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LI restaurants to pay $1.7M in back wages

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Federal authorities say seven Long Island restaurants have agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million in back wages to 363 waiters and kitchen workers. The U.S. Labor Department says the restaurants - six in Suffolk and one in Nassau - were accused of paying workers below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. They also were accused of paying employees off the books, failing to pay time and a half for overtime and other violations. More>>

Court extends NYPD officer's weapons case in India

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An Indian court says it won't rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police officer arrested in New Delhi on a weapons charge. The New York Police Department says Manny Encarnacion was arrested in March after Indian authorities discovered three bullets he had accidentally packed in his luggage. He is out on bail but has been barred from leaving India until the case is resolved.
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Baby found in teen's shopping bag called homicide

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The New York City medical examiner has ruled that the death of a baby found in a teenager's shopping bag was a homicide. More>>

Chelsea Clinton: I might run for office

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Chelsea Clinton says she might run for office someday - if she becomes dissatisfied with the job her elected representatives are doing. More>>

NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 teens

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A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River. More>>

Is your home's energy meter spying on you?

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Utility companies across the U.S. are installing smart meters in customers’ homes, touting the technology’s energy-saving ways, but opponents argue that the meters are opening a Pandora’s box of privacy concerns.
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New SAT: What will those questions look like?

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Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students. More>>

NYC exploring ways to curb taxi speeds

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New York City is exploring ways to curb the speed of taxis. The Taxi and Limousine Commission this week issued a request for information on "anti speeding vehicle technologies."  The measures include devices that can intervene when drivers exceed posted speeds and "advisory systems" that can sound alarms when reckless driving is detected.
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Temperature drops; snow moves in

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Temperatures are below average for the remainder of the week. The mild weather made an exit in the Tristate region and snow moved in late Tuesday into Wednesday. Scattered showers, heavier rain, thunderstorms, and strong winds made a return.  More>>

NYPD ends Muslim surveillance program

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A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday. NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis confirmed that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the department's Intelligence Division.
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Handgun stolen in NYC in 1967 recovered in W.Va.

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A handgun reported stolen in New York City more than 40 years ago has been recovered in West Virginia during a traffic stop. Gary Police Chief S.P. McKinney cited the male driver last week for not wearing a seat belt and discovered that he had a loaded .357 Magnum in the vehicle.
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Mayor de Blasio is late. A lot. Does it matter? Video included

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We have no statistic to show you how often Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives late or how late he arrives. His tardiness probably bothers journalists on deadline a lot more than the average New Yorker. After all, if a news conference, starts 15, 20, 45 minutes late how much does that really impact the fate of the city? But a hundred days in we can say it seems like the mayor is late a lot.
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Mayor de Blasio: 100 days Video included

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Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his first 100 days in office with an impassioned recounting of his populist values meant to re-energize his grassroots base and place his agenda within the framework of New York City's activist history. De Blasio, the first Democratic mayor of the nation's largest city in a generation, delivered his address Thursday at Manhattan's Cooper Union, the same site where Abraham Lincoln gave an 1860 speech.
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NSA 'cyber-attacks' military service academies

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If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen. A team of caffeine-fueled cadets is spending long days this week in a computer lab trying to fend off threats cooked up by experts at the National Security Agency.
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Health inspectors to wear Google Glass?

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Some New York City food inspectors might be wearing Google Glass during restaurant visits under a new City Council proposal.  A yearlong pilot program would require 10 percent of the 160 city health inspectors to wear video devices. More>>

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