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Army Corps Blasting Bedrock in NY, NJ Waters to Make Shipping Channels Deeper

April 1, 2013, 4:57 pm

To make shipping channels deeper and therefore more accessible to the world’s largest ships, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will blast bedrock out of the channels in the [...]

New York Politician, in Stop and Frisk Trial, Says Police Commissioner Aims to ‘Instill Fear’ in Minorities [Updated]

April 1, 2013, 3:54 pm

The police commissioner condones wrongful street stops, New York state Sen. Eric Adams testified Monday in a federal trial, a charge the commissioner strongly denies.

In New York City, Steel Wall Being Built to Protect Subway Line from Future Storms

April 1, 2013, 1:38 pm

Two miles of subway track that got hammered by Hurricane Sandy will be protected by a wall of steel, built between the tracks and Jamaica Bay.

Bronx Zoo Gorilla Dies at 40

April 1, 2013, 12:56 pm

Bronx Zoo gorilla Pattycake, who was the first gorilla born in the zoo, died recently. She was 40 years old.

Alex Rodriguez: Returning From Surgery ‘A Great Challenge’

April 1, 2013, 12:54 pm

Alex Rodriguez says he’s committed to returning from hip surgery and is looking forward to proving he can regain the form that made him a three-time AL MVP.

Dead in Columbia Dorm: Ex-Student May Have Died of Overdose

April 1, 2013, 11:38 am

Dead in Columbia dorm: Police suspect that a dead woman found in a Columbia dorm may have died of a drug overdose.

Concierge Service in Demand for Luxury Apartments

April 1, 2013, 10:42 am

For the well-trained concierge at exclusive Manhattan apartment buildings, no request is too extravagant.

Gorilla, Born in 1972 at Central Park Zoo, Dies

April 1, 2013, 9:53 am

The first gorilla born in New York City died on the evening of March 31, at 40 years old.

2 Year-old Boy Clings to Life After Brooklyn Accident

April 1, 2013, 9:36 am

A 2-year-old boy is clinging to life after he was struck by a car that jumped the curb in Brooklyn over the weekend.

2 Pedestrians Killed in Hit and Run in the Bronx

April 1, 2013, 9:33 am

Two pedestrians have been killed in a hit-and-run accident in the Bronx.


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