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  • Camilla's brother dies in US after head injury 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:41 pm
  • NEW YORK - The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said.

  • Courteney Cox makes directorial debut at Tribeca 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - Courteney Cox's directorial debut is uniquely personal. It features a cameo from her daughter, Coco, songs by her boyfriend, Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid, and a scene with her ex-husband, David Arquette.

  • Court grills prosecutor over insider trading cases 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 9:00 pm
  • NEW YORK - A federal appeals judge put a prosecutor on the defensive over the government's approach to insider trading cases on Tuesday, questioning the message it sends Wall Street as it scores successes including 80 convictions over the last six years.

  • DA: Pizza delivery man admits raping woman in NYC 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:33 pm
  • NEW YORK - Prosecutors say an 18-year-old has admitted raping a woman in her Manhattan apartment after delivering pizza to one of her neighbors.

  • New York AG seeks Airbnb's NYC sublet information 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:22 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - Airbnb urged a New York judge Tuesday to reject a subpoena for information about those using the global website to offer apartment rentals in New York City, its attorney calling that "a fishing expedition."

  • Whoa there: NYC carriage horse ban is stalled 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:43 pm
  • NEW YORK - 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.

  • NYC fast-lap driver arrested for driving again 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:40 pm
  • NEW YORK - A driver facing criminal charges over a speedy lap around Manhattan has been caught driving again - after his license was suspended.

  • St. John's Harrison wins Haggerty Award 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 2:41 pm
  • NEW YORK - St. John's junior guard D'Angelo Harrison has won the Haggerty Award, presented to the top Division I player in the New York Metropolitan area.

  • Plaza hotel, NYC face off over bike-sharing rack 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 2:24 pm
  • NEW YORK - A landmarked space across the street from the legendary Plaza hotel is no place for the city's popular bike-sharing system to park some of its electric-blue rides, the hotel's lawyers told a judge Tuesday.

  • NYPD investigating Central Park robberies 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:58 am
  • NEW YORK - Police are questioning five people after a man was punched and two women were robbed in Central Park.

  • NYC official questions oil firm's political giving 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:01 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - The New York City comptroller has asked a Texas oil company to explain why it has been connected to political donations that appear to have little to do with its energy business.

  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 12:26 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.

  • Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:34 pm
  • NEW YORK - Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.

  • Pier 26 in NYC will house estuary research center 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:20 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Pier 26 in Manhattan will be home to an environmental and education center to promote scientific research of the Hudson River estuary and surrounding bodies of water.

  • It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a large NY balloon 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:16 pm
  • NEW YORK - The New York Police Department says a large balloon is being unleashed above the city for two days to measure the heights of the city's buildings.

  • Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.

  • Chelsea Clinton, producer, debuts short at Tribeca 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - First-time movie producer and mom-to-be Chelsea Clinton has premiered a short film at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • Alternative to NYC horse carriages: Old-timey car? 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:55 am
  • NEW YORK - An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

  • In '1971,' an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:50 am
  • NEW YORK - A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.

  • US: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:40 pm
  • NEW YORK - A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.

  • NYPD: Woman tried to snatch baby in stroller 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:34 pm
  • NEW YORK - Police say they are seeking a woman who attempted to abduct an 8-month-old baby in a stroller on a Manhattan street.

  • Days after shooting, 'Virunga' debuts at Tribeca 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:22 pm
  • NEW YORK - Days after the director of Africa's oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • Old timey car to replace NYC horse carriages shown 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:04 pm
  • NEW YORK - An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

  • Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.

  • New York political leader Basil Paterson dies 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87.