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  • Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:04 am
  • NEW YORK - The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat.

  • Pennsylvania man busted with loaded gun at JFK 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:36 pm
  • NEW YORK - Authorities say a Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport after he tried to pass through security with a loaded handgun and a pair of brass knuckles.

  • Charles back home to play for New York Liberty 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:05 pm
  • NEW YORK - Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter at Madison Square Garden.

  • LIRR warns of possible evening delays 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:44 pm
  • NEW YORK - The Long Island Rail Road says riders should expect residual delays as workers repair a track condition east of the East River tunnels.

  • NYC officer killed in fire remembered for valor 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:48 pm
  • NEW YORK - New York City police Officer Dennis Guerra was an example of "valor and devotion to duty" who acted with selflessness and heroism long before he answered a call to a Brooklyn apartment fire last week that killed him, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday at Guerra's funeral.

  • Bagged body parts found near train tracks in NYC 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:23 pm
  • NEW YORK - Authorities say a homeless man made a disturbing discovery near some train tracks in Queens. He found some plastic bags with body parts inside them.

  • Police: NY officer fatally shot 86-year-old gunman 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:16 pm
  • NEW YORK - Officers responding to the home of an 86-year-old New York City man who called 911 to say he'd shot his daughter fatally shot the man Saturday after he turned toward them with a shotgun and refused to drop it when they arrived, police said.

  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:12 pm
  • NEW YORK - You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers that appear to be capped by flying saucers.

  • Long Island town accused of housing bias in suit 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:23 pm
  • MINEOLA, New York - Two housing programs administered by a suburban New York town discriminate against blacks because the town gives preference to its predominantly white population, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.

  • DA: Child pornography found on laptop left for repair 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:50 am
  • NEW YORK - A New York City man is under arrest after prosecutors say child pornography images were found on the laptop computer he had dropped off for repair.

  • 25-mph speed limit signs going up on Atlantic Ave 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:37 am
  • NEW YORK - An 8-mile stretch in Brooklyn and Queens will get new 25 mph speed limit signs as part of a campaign to reduce pedestrian fatalities in New York City.

  • NY agents arrest 2, seize $46,000 in cigarettes 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 3:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - A state task force has seized $46,000 worth of cigarettes in Queens and Brooklyn. Two men are charged with trafficking and selling illegal tobacco products.

  • Cops: Speed, rain may be factors in New York crash 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 12:22 pm
  • NEW YORK - Speed and rain were being investigated as possible factors in the deadly crash of a car into a New York City creek that left four young people dead, police said Sunday.

  • Construction halting AirTrain at Kennedy 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - Construction is temporarily halting AirTrain service at Kennedy Airport.

  • Relics of NYC World's Fair: Eyesores or icons? 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 10:22 am
  • NEW YORK - They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a suspended, shimmering roof that was billed as the "Tent of Tomorrow."

  • Relics of NYC World's Fair: Eyesores or icons? 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 2:56 am
  • NEW YORK - They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a suspended, shimmering roof that was billed as the "Tent of Tomorrow."

  • Delta jet makes emergency landing at JFK airport 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:11 am
  • NEW YORK - A Delta jet from Atlanta bound for New York's LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport because of a problem with its hydraulic system.

  • Delta jet makes emergency landing at JFK airport 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:22 am
  • NEW YORK - A Delta jet from Atlanta bound for New York's LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport because of a problem with its hydraulic system.

  • Traffic backed up for miles due to BQE accident 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 7:26 am
  • NEW YORK - Traffic is backed up for miles on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway after an overnight two-vehicle accident.

  • Queens DA: Man held without bail in cold-case rape 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:40 pm
  • NEW YORK - Authorities say a man could face up to 25 years in prison if he's convicted of raping a woman in her home over 17 years ago.

  • Rains flood some NYC-area highways, now reopened 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 1:10 pm
  • BRONXVILLE, New York - Heavy rain overnight temporarily flooded some highways in and around New York City, but authorities say they have reopened.

  • Jet lands safely in NYC after reported bird strike 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:44 pm
  • NEW YORK - A seagull put a hole in the nose of a JetBlue airliner shortly after the plane took off from a suburban New York airport Friday, but the jet and its 142 passengers landed safely at nearby Kennedy International.

  • FBI: Pilot landing in NYC injured by green laser 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 7:22 pm
  • NEW YORK - The FBI is searching for someone who flashed a green laser at least twice into the cockpit of a Delta plane landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport, injuring the pilot.

  • Jet diverts safely to NYC with damage from bird 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 6:02 pm
  • NEW YORK - A seagull put a hole in the nose of a JetBlue airliner shortly after the plane took off from a suburban New York airport Friday, but the jet and its 142 passengers landed safely at nearby Kennedy International.

  • Syracuse spring football is underway 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 4:45 pm
  • SYRACUSE, New York - Spring football practice is underway for the Syracuse Orange.